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On optimum stratification

Khan, Mohammad G.M. and Prasad, Vikashni D and Rao, Dinesh K. (2014) On optimum stratification. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology -International Journal of Mathematical, Computational Science and Engineering, 8 (3). pp. 14-18. ISSN NA

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In this manuscript, we discuss the problem of determining the optimum stratification of a study (or main) variable based on the auxiliary variable that follows a uniform distribution. If the stratification of survey variable is made using the auxiliary variable it may lead to substantial gains in precision of the estimates. This problem is formulated as a Nonlinear Programming Problem (NLPP), which turn out to multistage decision problem and is solved using dynamic programming technique.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences
Depositing User: Generic Account
Date Deposited: 08 May 2014 23:42
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2017 21:54

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