Course Content (Syllabus)
Population and Sample. Definition of Sampling and usefulness of Probability Sampling. Eστιματορσ: Basic Properties and τειρ role in the Planning of sampling. Main types of Sampling techniques: A) Simple Random Sampling (SRS), B) Stratified Sampling (StS) (various versions of), C) Systematic Sampling (SyS) (Introductory, Cyclic Law, SyS in 2-dimensional populations, Best Selection of samples) D) Cluster Sampling (CluS) (equal size clusters and introduction to techniques with non equal size). Comparison of sampling methods. Applications of Sampling in Economy, Ecology and Politics. Indicators, Indices. Classic application examples from the literature and daily practice. Management of Irresolute voters electronic or not.