Accession Number:

AD0736923

Title:

Errors in Calculated Sample Moments Produced by Data Grouping.

Descriptive Note:

Project rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-01-28

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

A mathematical analysis is given of the errors in calculated sample moments produced by grouping, under the assumption that the data is sufficiently dense to be described by a continuous distribution. The equations developed are applied to a wide variety of sample distribution shapes. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE