16. Detectability and Sampling

  1. Steven K. Thompson

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118162934.ch16

Sampling, Third Edition

Sampling, Third Edition

How to Cite

Thompson, S. K. (2012) Detectability and Sampling, in Sampling, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118162934.ch16

Author Information

  1. Simon Fraser University, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Walter A. Shewhart and
  2. Samuel S. Wilks

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470402313

Online ISBN: 9781118162934



  • detectability and sampling;
  • estimated detectability effect;
  • unequal probability sampling


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Constant Detectability over a Region

  • Estimating Detectability

  • Effect of Estimated Detectability

  • Detectability with Simple Random Sampling

  • Estimated Detectability and Simple Random Sampling

  • Sampling with Replacement

  • Derivations

  • Unequal Probability Sampling of Groups with Unequal Detection Probabilities

  • Derivations

  • Exercises