Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics

1998, Volume 60, Series B, Pt. 2, 301--314

A NOTE ON COMPARISON OF ESTIMATION STRATEGIES IN SURVEY SAMPLING OF CONTINUOUS POPULATIONS

By

V.R. PADMAWAR
*Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore *

SUMMARY. Interpreting the traditional survey sampling set-up in the continuous infinite population framework, the performances of some design-unbiased sampling strategies for estimating the population mean with respect to measures of uncertainty are compared under a well-known regression model.

*AMS (1991) subject classification.*62D05.

*Key words and phrases. *Continuous population,
regression model, unbiasedness, measure of uncertainty,
stratification.