Accession Number : AD0741181

Title :   Optimal Allocation for Two Phase Stratified Samples When the Within Stratum Observations are Correlated. A Bayesian Approach.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Guttman,Irwin ; Palit,Charles

Report Date : JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : The paper is concerned with the problem of allocating the second phase budget in a two-phase stratified sampling design, when the within stratum samples do not consist of independent observations, but in fact, the observations are correlated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SAMPLING, OPTIMIZATION), DISTRIBUTION THEORY, RANDOM VARIABLES, MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE