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Integer compromise allocation in multivariate stratified surveys

Varshney, R. and Khan, Mohammad G.M. and Fatima, U. and Ahsan, M.J. (2014) Integer compromise allocation in multivariate stratified surveys. Annals of Operations Research, 221 . pp. 1-10. ISSN 0254-5330

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    Abstract

    In multivariate stratified samplingmore than one characteristic are defined on every unit of the population. An optimum allocation which is optimum for one characteristic will generally be far from optimum for others. To resolve this problem, a compromise criterion is needed to work out a usable allocation. In this manuscript, a compromise criterion is discussed and integer compromise allocations are obtained by using goal programming technique. A numerical example is presented to illustrate the computational details, which reveals that the proposed criterion is suitable for working out a usable compromise allocation for multivariate stratified surveys.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Additional Information: Published online only.
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
    Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Computing, Information and Mathematical Sciences
    Depositing User: Generic Account
    Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2014 11:30
    Last Modified: 16 Mar 2017 09:52
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/7655
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