A Study of Circular Sampling in Finite Population

  • Hae-Yong Lee (Professor, Departement of Statistics, Sungshin Women's University, Seoul 136-742, Korea.)
  • Published : 1996.12.01


This paper describes a sampling method, which can be used instead of the simple random sampling without replacement(SRSWOR). This method, circular sampling, assumes that the sampling units of the population are arranged in circular format, and randomly selects as many as samples of contiguous units. Therefore this method gathers information quicker and easier than STSWOR. In certain circumstances, the reliability of this method is better than that of STSWOR. And of circular sampling would be applied to nonprobability could be determined. methods, the reliability of the sample results in terms of probability could be determined.



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