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ASTM International - ASTM D6582-00(2005)

Standard Guide for Ranked Set Sampling: Efficient Estimation of a Mean Concentration in Environmental Sampling

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 July 2005
Status: inactive
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Test conditions and procedures in general): 19.020
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1.1 This guide describes ranked set sampling, discusses its relative advantages over simple random sampling, and provides examples of potential applications in environmental sampling.

1.2 Ranked set sampling is useful and cost-effective when there is an auxiliary variable, which can be inexpensively measured relative to the primary variable, and when the auxiliary variable has correlation with the primary variable. The resultant estimation of the mean concentration is unbiased, more precise than simple random sampling, and more representative of the population under a wide variety of conditions.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

ASTM D6582-00(2005)
July 1, 2005
Standard Guide for Ranked Set Sampling: Efficient Estimation of a Mean Concentration in Environmental Sampling
1.1 This guide describes ranked set sampling, discusses its relative advantages over simple random sampling, and provides examples of potential applications in environmental sampling. 1.2 Ranked set...
July 1, 2005
Standard Guide for Ranked Set Sampling: Efficient Estimation of a Mean Concentration in Environmental Sampling (Withdrawn 2012)
Ranked set sampling is cost-effective, unbiased, more precise and more representative of the population than simple random sampling under a variety of conditions (1).3 Ranked set sampling (RSS) can...
August 10, 2000
Standard Guide for Ranked Set Sampling: Efficient Estimation of a Mean Concentration in Environmental Sampling
1.1 This guide describes ranked set sampling, discusses its relative advantages over simple random sampling, and provides examples of potential applications in environmental sampling. 1.2 Ranked set...
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