Samples—The Few, The Chosen
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear
Taught by Professor Michael Starbird | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses
Sampling is a technique for inferring features of a whole population from information about some of its members. A familiar example is a political poll. Interesting issues and problems arise in taking and using samples. Examples of potential pitfalls are explored.