biased sample nemunân-e varakdâr Fr.: échantillon biaisé A sample that is not a true representative of a → statistical population to which generalizations are to be made. A sample which is not → randomly constituted. |
random sample nemunân-e kâturé Fr.: échantillon aléatoire A sample selected at random from a population. |
sample nemunân Fr.: échantillon Statistics: A portion of the units of a population. The
units are selected based on a randomized process with a known probability of selection.
The sample is used to make inferences about the population by examining or
measuring the units in the sample.
→ specimen = nemuné ( M.E., from O.Fr. essample, from L. exemplum "a sample," literally "that which is taken out," from eximere "to take out, remove." Nemunân, from nemun, from nemudan "to show;" Mid.Pers. nimūdan, nimây- "to show," from O.Pers./Av. ni- "down; into," → ni- (PIE), + māy- "to measure;" cf. Skt. mati "measures," matra- "measure;" Gk. metron "measure;" L. metrum; PIE base *me- "to measure." |
sample point noqte-ye nemunân Fr.: point de l'échantillon Statistics: Each possible outcome in a → sample space. |
sample size andâze-ye nemunân Fr.: taille de l'échantillon The number of sampling units which are to be included in the sample. In the case of a multi-stage sample this number refers to the number of units at the final stage in the sampling. |
sample space fazâ-ye nemunân Fr.: espace des échantillons Statistics: A set which consists of all possible outcomes of a random experiment. |
unbiased sample nemunân-e a bi-varak Fr.: échantillon non biaisé A sample in which every individual element in the population has an equal chance of being selected. |