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Size-Biased Sampling

Ecological Statistics

  1. Dale L. Zimmerman

Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vas027.pub2

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

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Zimmerman, D. L. 2013. Size-Biased Sampling . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 5.

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  1. University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

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  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2013


Size biased sampling refers to a type of nonrandom sampling in which the likelihood of an object's inclusion in the sample is proportional to the size (or length) of the object.