Accession Number : AD0736923

Title :   Errors in Calculated Sample Moments Produced by Data Grouping.

Descriptive Note : Project rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Schwartz,Edward B.

Report Date : 28 JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : A mathematical analysis is given of the errors in calculated sample moments produced by grouping, under the assumption that the data is sufficiently dense to be described by a continuous distribution. The equations developed are applied to a wide variety of sample distribution shapes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, MOMENTS), SAMPLING, RANDOM VARIABLES, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, POLYNOMIALS, ERRORS

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE