# Sampling Theory (ΣΕΕ8)

### General

School School of Science Department of Mathematics Graduate ΣΣΕ8 2 Sampling Theory Lectures-Laboratory (Weekly Teaching Hours: 3, Credits: 7.5) Specialized general knowledge - Greek Yes (in English) See eCourse, the Learning Management System maintained by the University of Ioannina.

### Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes Students completing this course should be able to: Basic methods of selecting a sample from a finite population. Application of basic methods of selecting a sample from a finite population. Select the most appropriate one sampling scheme from several alternatives. Compute estimators, standard errors and confidence intervals and to conduct the appropriate statistical analysis based on the sampling scheme used. Separate the sampling and non-sampling errors and ways of minimizing them. Elements of research methodology. Questionnaires. Working independently Decision-making Production of free, creative and inductive thinking Criticism and self-criticism

### Syllabus

Sampling and non sampling errors, simple random sampling, stratified sampling, systematic sampling, cluster sampling, ratio estimators, determination of optimal sample size, bias in sampling theory. Some elements of missing data and basic methods of imputation.

### Teaching and Learning Methods - Evaluation

Delivery Classroom (face-to-face)
Use of Information and Communications Technology

Use of ICT in communication with students

Teaching Methods
Lectures 39
Working independently 78
Exercises-Homework 70.5
Course total 187.5
Student Performance Evaluation

Final written exam in Greek (in case of Erasmus students in English).

### Attached Bibliography

• Cochran, W.G. (1977). Sampling Techniques. Wiley.
• Δαμιανού, Χ. (2007). Μεθοδολογία Δειγματοληψίας, Τεχνικές και Εφαρμογές. Εκδόσεις Σοφία. (in Greek)
• Fuller, W. A. (2009). Sampling Statistics. Wiley.
• Lohr, S. L. (2010). Sampling: Design and Analysis. 2nd Edition. Brooks/Cole.
• Thompson, S. K. (2012). Sampling. Wiley.
• Παπαγεωργίου, Ι. (2015). Θεωρία Δειγματοληψίας. Ελληνικά Ακαδημαϊκά Ηλεκτρονικά Συγγράμματα και Βοηθήματα, ΣΕΑΒ 2015, www.kallipos.gr. (in Greek)
• Φαρμάκης Ν. (2015) Δειγματοληψία και Εφαρμογές. Ελληνικά Ακαδημαϊκά Ηλεκτρονικά Συγγράμματα και Βοηθήματα, ΣΕΑΒ 2015, www.kallipos.gr. (in Greek).
• Χριστοφίδης, Τ. Δειγματοληψία (Πρόχειρες Σημειώσεις). Παν/μιο Κύπρου. (in Greek).