random start

random start

[′ran·dəm ′stärt]
(statistics)
In a systematic sample, the random selection of a starting point in the first sample block followed by taking that value in the same position in every succeeding block.
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Random start ovarian stimulation for oocyte or embryo cryopreservation in women desiring fertility preservation prior to gonadotoxic cancer therapy.
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Not an unavoidable random start of epilepsy, which no one can predict.
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The EPI methodology does this by creating a cumulative list of area/village/cluster populations and selecting a systematic sample from a random start. In order to select 30 areas that are part of three locations covered in 6 sub locations, the estimated total population was divided by the number of clusters required for enumeration (n=30) to obtain the sampling interval.
This is more like a "random start" and thus the subtitle.
The Monte Carlo POI model begins with independently selecting a set of uniformly distributed, random start times for each dwell within each associated period.
We then would choose a "random start" by randomly selecting a number between 1 and 4.
Beginning from a random start within each cluster, five consecutive households were selected.
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In 2012 and 2013 the quantitative sampling used a systematic sampling protocol incorporating three random starts and generated more than 200 quadrates per site.
Densities of mussels were quantified using a systematic sampling design with three random starts. Four 1.83-m long metal studded T-posts were inserted into the substrate to form borders of a 17 by 3-m transect, while a nylon string was used to demarcate boundaries of the search area and to mark off 0.25-[m.sup.2] quadrats within the transect.