Estimation of Unknown Parameters in Optimum Allocation Park, Hyeonah; Park, Seunghwan; Na, Seongryong;
The use of pooled standard deviation can reduce the efficiency loss in optimum allocation when strata standard deviations are estimated and several of them are equal. Also shown is that the pooled standard deviation is useful in optimum allocation under a multivariate setting. In addition to theoretical development, we provide the result of simulation study to support the theory.
Optimum allocation;pooled standard deviation;proportional allocation;
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