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Title Explorations in Non - Probability Sampling Using the Web
Source Proceedings of Symposium 2014
Year 2015
Access date 22.12.2015
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Abstract Although estimating finite populations characteristics from probability samples has been very successful for large samples, inferences from non-probability samples may also be possible. Non-probability samples have been criticized due to self-selection bias and the lack of methods for estimating the precision of the estimates. The wide spread access to the Web and the ability to do very inexpensive data collection on the Web has reinvigorated interest in this topic. We review of non-probability sampling strategies and summarize some of the key issues. We then propose conditions under which non-probability sampling may be a reasonable approach. We conclude with ideas for future research.
Year of publication2014
Bibliographic typeConferences, workshops, tutorials, presentations