Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 439–443 | Cite as

A Note on Diagonal Circular Systematic Sampling

  • Zaheen Khan
  • Sat Gupta
  • Javid ShabbirEmail author


Sampath and Varalakshmi (2008) proposed an equal probability scheme called diagonal circular systematic sampling (DCSS) under the conditions stated by Sudhakar (1978). However, it is observed that DCSS does not fulfill the conditions stated by Sudhakar (1978). In this article, we suggest some conditions for DCSS to be applicable using a modification in the theorem proposed by Sengupta and Chattophadyay (1987). Under these conditions one can easily decide when and where DCSS is applicable.


Linear systematic sampling Circular systematic sampling Diagonal circular systematic sampling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsFederal Urdu University of Arts, Science and TechnologyIslamabadPakistan
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of North Carolina at GreensboroGreensboroUSA
  3. 3.Department of StatisticsQuaid-i-Azam UniversityIslamabadPakistan

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