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French Equivalent: Échantillonnage en grillé

A form of cluster sampling., the clusters being individual areas of a grid and hence consisting of groups of basic cells arranged in some standard geometrical pattern. The term “configurational sampling” is also used in the same sense.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Cross References:
Cluster samples

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, April 29, 2003