HyperDic: sample_distribution

English > 1 sense of the expression sample distribution:
NOUNcognitionsample distribution, sample, samplingitems selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
English > sample distribution: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaningitems selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population.
Synonymssample, sampling
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Narroweracceptance samplingA statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents
random sampleA sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected
stratified sample, representative sample, proportional sampleThe population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum
Broaderdistribution, statistical distribution(statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
Catalanmostra

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