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Statistical Populations and Sampling

  • A. M. Mathai
  • P. N. Rathie

Abstract

Definition. A collection or an aggregate of well-defined objects is called a set. Those objects which belong to the set are called elements of the set. Sets are usually denoted by capital letters A, B, C, etc., and their elements by small letters a, b, c, etc. Set, aggregate, group, collection, etc., are synonyms in ordinary language but in mathematical language they do not have the same meaning. ‘ Well-defined ’ here means that any object may be classified as either belonging to a set A or not belonging to the set A.

Keywords

Statistical Population Class Limit Simple Random Sample Frequency Curve Frequency Table 
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Copyright information

© A. M. Mathai and P. N. Rathie 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Mathai
    • 1
  • P. N. Rathie
    • 2
  1. 1.McGill UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Instituto de Matematicá e EstatísticaUniversidade Estadual de CampinasBrazil

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