447-6289-00L  Sampling Surveys

SemesterAutumn Semester 2021
Periodicitytwo-yearly recurring course
CourseDoes not take place this semester.
Language of instructionGerman
CommentSpecial Students "University of Zurich (UZH)" in the Master Program in Biostatistics at UZH cannot register for this course unit electronically. Forward the lecturer's written permission to attend to the Registrar's Office. Alternatively, the lecturer may also send an email directly to registrar@ethz.ch. The Registrar's Office will then register you for the course.


447-6289-00 GStichproben-Erhebungen Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
Does not take place this semester.
Blockkurs. Weitere Informationen unter http://stat.ethz.ch/wbl/wbl
17.5s hrs

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AbstractThe elements of a sample survey are explained. The most important classical sample designs (simple random sampling and stratified random sampling) with their estimation procedures and the use of auxiliary information including the Horvitz-Thompson estimator are introduced. Data preparation, non-response and its treatment, variance estimation and analysis of survey data is discussed.
ObjectiveKnowledge of the Elements and the process of a sample survey. Understanding of the paradigm of random samples. Knowledge of simple random samplinig and stratified random sampling and capability to apply the corresponding methods. Knowledge of further methods of sampling and estimation as well as data preparation and analysis.
Lecture notesIntroduction to the statistical methods of survey research

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersB. Hulliger
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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