*Sex-selective abortion

In contrast to decadal nationwide census data, small non-random sample surveys report higher child sex ratios in India. The ... large families tend to have more problems with resource allocation, with daughters often receiving fewer resources than sons. ...

*Balls into bins

... both with random allocation and with partially random allocation. Dynamic resource allocation: consider a set of n identical ... n log ⁡ n {\displaystyle m>n\log n} , the random allocation process gives only the maximum load of m n + Θ ( m log ⁡ n n ) {\ ... The interesting case is when the bin is selected at random, or at least partially at random. When the bin for each ball is ... Kolchin, Valentin F. (1978). Random allocations. Washington: Winston [usw.] ISBN 978-0470993941. Kotz, Samuel; Johnson, Norman ...

*Paul Milgrom

Lotteries were fast, but clearly a random allocation of licenses left much to be desired in terms of efficiency. Neither of ... doi:10.1111/j.1465-7295.2010.00357.x. Budish, E., Che, Y.-K., Kojima, F., and Paul Milgrom (2013). "Designing Random Allocation ... Auctions offered great potential in terms of obtaining an efficient allocation of licenses and also capturing some of the value ... His work on auctions with Robert Weber introduced the concept of affiliation of random variables, to indicate systems of ...

*Fuhito Kojima

Budish, Eric; Che, Yeon-Koo; Kojima, Fuhito; Milgrom, Paul (2013). "Designing Random Allocation Mechanisms: Theory and ... Che, Yeon-Koo; Kojima, Fuhito (2010). "Asymptotic equivalence of probabilistic serial and random priority mechanisms" (PDF). ...

*Nancy E. Heckman

Her dissertation, supervised by Michael B. Woodroofe, was Two Treatment Comparison with Random Allocation Rule. Heckman's ...

*Randomized controlled trial

Random allocation in real trials is complex, but conceptually the process is like tossing a coin. After randomization, the two ... For example, a block size of 6 and an allocation ratio of 2:1 would lead to random assignment of 4 subjects to one group and 2 ... First is choosing a randomization procedure to generate an unpredictable sequence of allocations; this may be a simple random ... Adequate allocation concealment should defeat patients and investigators from discovering treatment allocation once a study is ...

*Psychology

A true experiment with random allocation of subjects to conditions allows researchers to make strong inferences about causal ... Quasi-experimental design refers especially to situations precluding random assignment to different conditions. Researchers can ... probability of being explained by random variation. Statistical surveys are used in psychology for measuring attitudes and ... techniques are used to distinguish unique results of the experiment from the null hypothesis that variations result from random ...

*2011 Ironman World Championship

Entry into the race can also be obtained through a random allocation lottery or through the Ironman's charitable eBay auction. ...

*Tocopherol

Glynn, R. J.; Ridker, P. M; Goldhaber, S. Z.; Zee, R. Y.L.; Buring, J. E. (2007). "Effects of Random Allocation to Vitamin E ...

*2012 Ironman World Championship

Entry into the championship race could also be obtained through a random allocation lottery or through the Ironman's charitable ...

*Random serial dictatorship

"Random Serial Dictatorship and the Core from Random Endowments in House Allocation Problems". Econometrica. 66 (3): 689. doi: ... In fact, when the rankings of the agents over the objects are drawn uniformly at random, the probability that the allocation ... However, RSD is not Pareto efficient when the agents have Von Neumann-Morgenstern utilities over random allocations (lotteries ... Random serial dictatorship (RSD), also called: random priority (RP), is a procedure for dividing indivisible items fairly among ...

*Nanjing Foreign Language School

... but with an additional preliminary random allocation procedure executed by a computer. For instance, assume for year 2009 the ...

*United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP)

This same article goes on to point out the varying degree of assistance from state-to-state creates a random allocation of ... This inequitable allocation leads to the successful integration of some refugees while others are left behind. The purpose of ...

*LNWR Webb Coal Tank

They were renumbered from the LNWR's random allocation based on vacant numbers, to a solid block sequence 7550-7841, and given ...

*2014 Ironman World Championship

Entry into the championship race could also be obtained through a random allocation lottery, through Ironman's Legacy program, ...

*Pipeline planning

Provided care is taken to achieve reasonable balance in the random allocation of communities, towns or districts to the waves, ...

*Cohen's kappa

Kappa's baseline agreement is the agreement that would be expected due to random allocation, given the quantities specified by ... Thus, Kappa = 0 when the observed allocation is apparently random, regardless of the quantity disagreement as constrained by ... The disagreement is due to allocation because quantities are identical. Kappa is -0.07. Here, reporting quantity and allocation ... So the expected probability that both would say yes at random is: p Yes = a + b a + b + c + d ⋅ a + c a + b + c + d = 0.5 ∗ 0.6 ...

*Chronic fatigue syndrome treatment

... of many recent trials on CBT are lower quality randomized controlled trials or trials that did not involve random allocation. ...

*2015 Ironman World Championship

Other means of entry into the championship race could also be obtained through a random allocation lottery, through Ironman's ...

*DMOZ - Health: Medicine: Evidence Based Medicine: Education

The random allocation process: two things you need to know Describes the random allocation process, and the associated methods ... Random Allocation in Controlled Clinical Trials: A Review An update on and clarification of various random allocation ... stratified random allocation, and minimization, and a critique of non-random approaches. [2014] ... How to Do Random Allocation (Randomization) Describes and illustrates with practical examples the concept and procedure of ...

*2008 Ironman World Championship

... through a random allocation lottery, or by invitation from the WTC. The Ironman 2008 Series consisted of 21 Ironman qualifying ...

*N of 1 trial

A trial in which random allocation can be used to determine the order in which an experimental and a control intervention are ...

*List of MeSH codes (N05)

... random allocation MeSH N05.715.360.780.685 --- reproducibility of results MeSH N05.715.360.780.692 --- sample size MeSH N05.715 ...

*Confidence interval

... in the same context in which arguments for the random allocation of treatments to study items are made. Here the experimenter ... Since the observed data are random samples from the true population, the confidence interval obtained from the data is also ... A confidence interval for the parameter θ, with confidence level or confidence coefficient γ, is an interval with random ... Let X be a random sample from a probability distribution with statistical parameters θ, which is a quantity to be estimated, ...

*Mogens Schou

Schou and Baastrup undertook a double-blind trial of prospective-discontinuation design and with random allocation of manic- ...

*Network congestion

Examples of "optimal" rate allocation are max-min fair allocation and Kelly's suggestion of proportionally fair allocation, ... Random Early Detection) Queue Management Sally Floyd, Van Jacobson. Random Early Detection Gateways for Congestion Avoidance ( ... The robust random early detection (RRED) algorithm was proposed to improve the TCP throughput against denial-of-service (DoS) ... Invented Random Early Detection (RED) gateways. An Analytical RED Function Design Guaranteeing Stable System Behavior Quote ...

*Klecka's tau

... which is used to test whether a given classification analysis improves one's classification to groups over a random allocation ... A value of zero indicates no improvement over a random assignment. The distribution of τ is not presently known and it is used ... A proportional reduction in error statistic (τ) can be calculated giving a standard measure of improvement over a random ... magnitude of this percentage should be judged in relation to the expected percentage of correct classifications made by random ...