Course Objectives

Students will learn and discuss both the practical and theoretical issues regarding sampling design. Sampling topics will include stratified, systematic, and cluster sampling, as well as resampling, population size estimation, and ratio estimators. The class will conclude with a treatment of experimental design issues ranging from blocking to response surface analysis. Emphasis will be placed on statistical literacy, through journal articles, as well as computational approaches to sampling design.

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Course Descriptions