Date of Award

Fall 2011

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MSc)

Department

Mathematics and Statistics

Supervisor

Aaron Childs

Co-Supervisor

Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, Shui Feng

Language

English

Committee Member

Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, Shui Feng

Abstract

Selecting the most probable multinomial or multivariate hypergeometric category isa multiple-decision selection problem. In this package, xed sampling and inversesampling are used for selecting the most probable category. This package aims atproviding functionality to calculate, display and plot the probabilities of correctlyselecting the most probable category under the least favorable configuration for thesetwo sampling types. A function for finding the specified smallest acceptable samplesize (or cell quota and expected sample size) is included as well.

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