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sam·pling

 (săm′plĭng)
n.
1. Statistics See sample.
2.
a. The act, process, or technique of selecting an appropriate sample.
b. A small portion, piece, or segment selected as a sample.
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sampling

(ˈsɑːmplɪŋ)
n
1. (Statistics) the process of selecting a random sample
2. (Statistics) a variant of sample2
3. (Pop Music) the process of taking a short extract from (a record) and mixing it into a different backing track
4. (Telecommunications) a process in which a continuous electrical signal is approximately represented by a series of discrete values, usually regularly spaced
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sam•pling

(ˈsæm plɪŋ, ˈsɑm-)

n.
1. the act or process of selecting a sample for testing.
2. the sample so selected.
[1630–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sampling - (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
selection, choice, option, pick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
random sampling - the selection of a random sample; each element of the population has an equal chance of been selected
proportional sampling, representative sampling, stratified sampling - the population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
2.sampling - items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
acceptance sampling - a statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected
distribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
random sample - a sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected
proportional sample, representative sample, stratified sample - the population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum
3.sampling - measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
telecom, telecommunication - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
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Translations
vzorkování
näyteotantasamplaussämpläys

sampling

[ˈsɑːmplɪŋ] Nmuestreo m
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sampling

n (of food)Kostprobe f; (of wine)Weinprobe f; (Statistics) → Stichprobenverfahren nt
attr (Statistics) → Stichproben-; sampling errorFehler mim Stichprobenverfahren
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sam·pling

n. muestreo; hacer muestras; selección partitiva;
random ______ al azar.
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Calculate the sampling fraction to decide whether to reduce the total sample size: A sampling fraction shows what proportion of a total population will be included in a study.
The images were sampled randomly at a 1/5 sampling fraction. 11-16 sections for the stork and 16-20 sections for the seagull were examined.
Therefore, a smaller sampling fraction yields better results relative to MSE and PRE values when compared to a larger sampling fraction.
Therefore, the section sampling fraction (ssf) for stereology was 1/5.
where j is sampling fraction at jth phase, jx is sample mean of auxiliary variable at jth phase, 2xS is population variance of auxiliary variable, 2yS is variance of study variable and xyS is covariance between X and Y.