Data: The Factual Information

  • Glen McPherson
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)

Abstract

In Analytic Statistics, the data collected are used to provide the factual information about the experimental process which generated them. Hence, there is good reason to seek a sample of persons from a population or a sample of outcomes from an experimental process which is representative of the population or the outcomes from the process.

Keywords

Sample Selection Random Selection Systematic Sampling Experimental Process Nominal Level 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Glen McPherson
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe University of TasmaniaHobartAustralia

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