Sampling and Generalization

Authored by: Jay E. Gould

Concise Handbook of Experimental Methods for the Behavioral and Biological Sciences

Print publication date:  December  2001
Online publication date:  December  2001

Print ISBN: 9780849311048
eBook ISBN: 9781420040869
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Before discussing sampling and generalization in some detail, this chapter begins by providing definitions of the major concepts and elucidating the fundamental decisions involved in sampling with respect to the implications for generalization. This is followed by coverage of the various statistics and parameters that can be computed for samples and populations, respectively.

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