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The Theory of Sample Surveys and Statistical Decisions

K S Kushwaha (Author) Rajesh Kumar (Author)

The book entitled "The Theory of Sample Surveys and Statistical Decisions" is useful to all the P.G. and Ph.D students and faculty members of statistics, agricultural statistics, and engineering, social sciences and biological sciences. It is also useful to all those students who have to appear in competitive examinations with statistics as a subject in state P.S.C's, U.P.S.C., A.S.R.B and I.S.S. etc. This book is the outcome of 25 years of teaching experiences to U.G., P.G. and Ph.D. students.

The content of the book covers the topics on the subjects "The Theory of Sample Surveys and Tests of Significance". Further more, the book will also be useful to the professionals associated with "Social Sciences and Agricultural Sciences" the book contains 13 chapters, out of which the chapters (1-7) deal with the theories of different sampling designs and the chapters (8-13) deal with the problems of theories of points and interval estimation, the theories of exact sampling distributions (t, X2,F), tests based on them (i.e. the sample size n£30), theory of normal distribution and tests based on it (i.e. the sample size n>30). Each chapter of this book has been supported with good varieties of "Numerical Illustrations" to make its readers and users to be well acquainted with the subject matter.

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About the authors

K S Kushwaha

Dr. K.S. Kushwaha: He was an intelligent student and secured first rank in the "District Board Exam" (8th Class) in 1969 and achieved 5th rank on the basis of state level merit of U.P. State prepared during 1969. He was awarded a fellowship Rs. 100/ - month during High School and Rs.150/ - month during Intermediate classes of his study. He was asked by the Honourable Governor, Dr. M. Chennareddy to take admission in Govt.’s Queen's Intermediate College, Varanasi. He passed High School Exam with honour and obtained B.Sc. degree (1975) and M.Sc. (Statistics) in 1977 from Science College, B.H.U., Varanasi in first division. Dr. Kushwaha completed one year "Professional Statistician Certificate Course" (P.S.C.C.) from Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi in 1979. he worked as "Research Fellow" for six months with fellowship Rs.1000/ - month in "Ford Foundation" New Delhi and completed his Ph.D. degree in 1991 from "Indian School of Mines, Dhanbed" Bihar in "Sampling Theory" with 12 research published in single authorship in Journal of Indian Society  of Agricultural Statistics,  New Delhi. For his continuous works he was awarded with prestigious "Dr. Radhakrishanan Award" on 4th Sept., 1992 by M.P. State U.G.C. and was declared as "The Man of Physical-Sciences". His papers have been referred in various text and reference books published by national and international publishers. He beard the responsibility of chairmanship in "Mathematics & Statistics Session" se up to evaluate the oral presentation of young scientists up to 28 years of age in scientific conference sponsored by MAPCOST, Bhopal and hosted by J.N.K.V.V., during Feb. 27-28, 1993 to give them "Young Scientist Award" at state level. His lecture in workshop On "Frontiers of Research in Finite Population Inferences" during (Nov. 1-9, 1993) financed by Govt. of India secured him  Second rank. Dr. Kushwaha is an appointed member of (i) Executive Board and (ii) Editorial Board of "Bulletin Sample Survey Research Group, India", "Academic Council of R.D. University, Jabalpur," to guide Ph.D. Thesis of Scholars. He has published 19 research papers in the journals of National & International repute. At present, he is working as a Senior Associate Professor (Statistics) in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidayalaya, Jabalpur, M.P., India.

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Rajesh Kumar

Dr. Rajesh Kumar graduated from University of Delhi in B.Sc (Honours) in Mathematical Statistics in 1980 and M.Sc. in Mathematical Statistics in 1982. He did Professional Statistician's Certificate Course (P.S.C.C.) in agricultural statistics equivalent to M.Sc. (Agricultural Statisitics) in 1983 from Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi. He was awarded Gold Medal in Professional Statistician's Certificate Course (P.S.C.C.) in Agricultural Statistics for securing highest marks and V.V.R. Mauthy Memorial Prize. He earned Ph.D. degree in Statistics for his work in the field of Survey Sampling in 1995 from Uniersity of Lucknow. Dr. Rajesh Kumar qualified Agricultural Research Services Examination in 1985 and joined Indian Institute  of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow as Scientist (Agricultural Statistics). Presently, he working as Principal Scientist (Agricultural Statistics) at Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, U.P., India. He was elected Fellow of Royal Statistical Society, London in 2000 and was granted the status of Chartered Statistician of Royal Statistical Society, London, UK in 2003. He was the elected Secretary of Association of Sugarcane Technologists of India, c / o Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow in 2004 and an elected member of Executive Council of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, c / o IASRI, New Delhi in 2006. He was elected as one of the members of International Board of Consulting Editors of Sugar Tech- An International Journal of Sugar crops and Related Industries published by International Association of Professionals in Sugar and Integrated Technologies, China and Society for Sugar research and Promotion, India in 2007. he was elected as Editorial Secretary of Bhartia krishi Anusandhan Samiti, karnal in 2006. Dr. Rajesh Kumar has published more than 100 research papers in the field of Statistics, Agricultural research and Crop Planning. He shared the responsibility in organizing several National Seminars on Sugarcane Research. On many occasions, he was the member of monitoring team constitute for monitoring the trials of All India Coordinated Research Project on Sugarcane conducted at different location in India.

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Bibliographic information

Title The Theory of Sample Surveys and Statistical Decisions
Format Hardcover
Date published: 04.01.2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8189422898, 9788189422899
length xiv+346p., Tables; Figures; Appendix; Bibliography; 25cm.