Planning Statistical Investigations

  • Gunnar Blom
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)

Abstract

We have now discussed probability theory and statistical theory long enough, and it is time to change pace. In this chapter we shall go out into the real world and treat problems arising when planning statistical investigations. After a general discussion in §16.2, we devote §16.3 to noncomparative investigations and §16.4 to comparative investigations. §16.5 contains some final remarks. In an Appendix, it is shown how to handle random numbers.

Keywords

Stratification Geophysics Actual Element 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunnar Blom
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematical StatisticsUniversity of Lund and Lund Institute of TechnologyLundSweden

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