# 620-374: Sample Survey Section

### Lecture Notes

Covering: Introduction; Simple Random Sampling; Systemmatic Sampling; Stratified Sampling; Cluster Sampling; Ratio and Regression Sampling.
The formula sheet will be provided during the exam.
Answers to selected exercises.

### References

- Scheaffer,R.L., Mendenhall, W. and Ott, L.,
Elementary Survey sampling, 4th ed. PWS-Kent, 1990.
- Som, R.K.,
Practical Sampling Techniques. Marcel Dekker, 1996.
- Foreman E.K.,
Survey Sampling Principles. Marcel Dekker, 1991.
- Rao, P.S.R.S.,
Sampling Methodologies with applications. Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2000.
- Cochran, W.G.,
Sampling Techniques, 3rd ed. John Wiley & Sons, 1977.

### Lab sessions

### Assignments

There will be three assignments for this section of the course, due on Fridays at 5:00pm on weeks 2, 3 and 4.
Each will be worth 20/9%.
Assignments can be dropped into the assignment box on the ground floor of the Richard Berry building, or else handed to the lecturer in person.
Assignments up to a week late receive only half marks.
Assignments over a week late will receive no marks, but will still be marked if you wish feedback.
Make sure you put the course code and your name clearly on the top of each assignment. Collaboration on assignments is not allowed.

- Assignment 1 consists of Questions 3 and 4 from Section 2.8 of the notes
- Assignment 2 consists of Questions 1 and 6 from Section 4.8 of the notes
- Assignment 3 consists of Question 2 from Section 5.6 of the notes