Boca Raton, Fla. : Chapman & Hall/CRC, [2000]
xxiii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Sampling Methodologies with Applications offers a balanced, practical treatment of the techniques and applications of the commonly used procedures for sampling from finite populations. In an easily followed, step-by-step presentation, the author motivates each topic with illustrations followed by examples and exercises. All of these are constructed from everyday, practical situations covering a wide variety of topics, from scholastic aptitude tests to healthcare expenditures and presidential elections." "Describes, in detail, all the commonly used procedures, including recent practical developments such as the bootstrap; includes exercises in each chapter, with solutions to odd-numbered problems at the end of the book; presents major results within the text and their derivations in appendixes; and summarizes research-oriented topics of current interest and provides recent references.