4. Confidence Intervals

  1. Charles D. Ghilani Ph.D. Professor

Published Online: 9 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch4

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Ghilani, C. D. (2010) Confidence Intervals, in Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch4

Author Information

  1. The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470464915

Online ISBN: 9780470586266

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Keywords:

  • confidence intervals;
  • sample sets;
  • number of samples;
  • and values computed relationship - part of sampling distribution theory;
  • distributions used in sampling theory;
  • standard normal distribution - predicting range in which mean of population may exist;
  • confidence interval for ratio of two population variances

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Distributions Used in Sampling Theory

  • Confidence Interval for the Mean: t statistic

  • Testing the Validity of the Confidence Interval

  • Selecting a Sample Size

  • Confidence Interval for a Population Variance

  • Confidence Interval for the Ratio of Two Population Variances

  • Software

  • Problems