


French
Equivalent: Échantillon au jugé 
Definition: 
In the terminology of Deming (1947) a judgement sample is, in general, any sample which is not a probability sample.

Context: 
The dichotomy is not, perhaps, perfect; for example, the visible stars of the sky are not a “probability sample” of the matter in the universe, nor does it appear proper to describe them as a “judgement sample”. It seems best to confine this term to the case where some element of human judgement enters directly into the selection of the sample.

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.

Statistical
Theme: Methodological information (metadata) 
Created
on Tuesday, May 21, 2002 
Last
updated on Wednesday, April 7, 2004 












