judgment sample


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judgment sample

[′jəj·mənt ‚sam·pəl]
(statistics)
Sample selection in which personal views or opinions of the individual doing the sampling enter into the selection.
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We are 95% below the ACL confident that at least 95% of the zone is clean or below the ACL Total * Parameter inputs for CJR method: 50% probability that judgment sample location contains detectable contamination and are twice as likely to contain detectable contamination as random sample locations.
With judgment samples, a knowledgeable person chooses representative or illustrative test cases or, sometimes, problematic cases.
Judgment samples are those that are not randomly selected from the entire population of interest.