## Unified Theory and Strategies of Survey SamplingSample survey is universally recognized as a vital method of data collection to derive reliable statistics on a variety of topics. This volume is mainly concerned with the foundational aspects of inference and the description and comparison of various sampling strategies. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Admissibility and other optimality properties | 61 |

Sample Survey and General Statistical Model | 73 |

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