Maarten Maartensz:    Philosophical Dictionary | Filosofisch Woordenboek                      

 S - Sample


Sample : In statistics: Subset of a population, selected carefully from it in some methodical way, that serves as a basis of generalization in that one tries to infer properties of the population from properties of the sample.


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Kendall & Stuart, Freudenthal, Spiegel

 Original: Aug 26, 2004                                                Last edited: 12 December 2011.   Top