Definitions

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  • verb To take insufficient samples when sampling

Etymologies

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under- +‎ sample

Examples

  • It tends to undersample those who are out and about, and has a particularly large effect in robopolls, where many respondents hang up when they're busy.

    Obama Closing On Hillary In Another National Poll

  • So did the previous poll oversample Dem/Dem leaners, does this one undersample them, or did party ID really change that much in fairly boring month?

    Poll: National Race Tightens; Majority Says Obama Flip-Flopped On Key Issues

  • This procedure will oversample people in areas of low population density and undersample people in areas of high population density by its very nature.

    The Lancet Study of Iraqi Deaths

  • October 31, 2004 at 11:43 AM actus, those Fox tracking polls severely undersample Republicans and men on Friday and Saturday.

    This is Priceless

  • A useful two-step approach is to first undersample a high density of markers to identify individuals with informative recombination breakpoints and then acquire additional sequences for these individuals.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • A useful two-step approach is to first undersample a high density of markers to identify individuals with informative recombination breakpoints and then acquire additional sequences for these individuals.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Still a weekend poll, which tends to undersample Republicans / conservatives.

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  • In most instances, polls oversample Democrats and undersample Republicans.

    The Colorado Index

  • Since Ras fixes party weights, the undersample effect is miniscule.

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  • A useful two-step approach is to first undersample a high density of markers to identify individuals with informative recombination breakpoints and then acquire additional sequences for these individuals.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

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