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sample design  


  • [OBCS] a plan specification that provides a detailed outline of which measurements will be taken at what times, on which material, in what manner, and by whom. Sampling plans should be designed in such a way that the resulting data will contain a representative sample of the parameters of interest and allow for all questions, as stated in the goals, to be answered.

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  • sample designs
  • sampling design
  • sampling designs


  • 0000-0003-2195-3997


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