Accession Number : ADA116188

Title :   Incomplete Data - Encyclopedia Entry.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Little,Roderick J A ; Rubin,Donald B

PDF Url : ADA116188

Report Date : Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : Incomplete data occur commonly in the application of statistics to real data, and there exists a substantial literature on the problem. This article provides an overview of issues for the statistically knowledgeable but not necessarily statistically sophisticated reader. It is intended to appear as an entry in The Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Statistical analysis, *Data management, Sampling, Problem solving, Encyclopedias, Literature surveys, Truncation, Maximum likelihood estimation

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE