Census method, Operation Research

Census Methods Complete Enumeration:

If detail information  regarding every individual  person  or item of a given   universe ( or  population ) is  collected then the  enquiry will be  complete enumerations. Another common  name of  complete enumeration is  census. For  example during  the census of population ( which   is done  every ten  years in India), information in respect of each  individual  person  residing  in India is collected. This  methods gives  information for each  and every  unit of the population  with greater accuracy.

Advantages

1.Complete information  is needed  about the  entire universe. For  example  if details of each unit of a population have  to be obtained it is necessary that details  of all individuals constituting  the universe are obtained and as  such the  census type of enquiry becomes  inevitable.

2.Where  the size of  the universe is  not big and the need for accurate results  is great.

3.In case of manufacturing  process in industry if the occurrence of a defect may  cause damage to the  machine  itself or the life of person  operating it  percent  inspection  would  be recommended.

Disadvantage

1. It is very  expensive particularly if the size of the universe is large.

2. It requires more time for  completion

3. It needs substantial manpower  and administrative control

 

Posted Date: 2/26/2013 1:36:09 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Census method, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Census method, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Census method Discussions

Write discussion on Census method
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Methods  of calculation of standard deviation a. Calculation of Standard  Deviation  - Individual Series: There  are two methods of calculating standard  deviation in an ind

A PAPER MILL PRODUCES TWO GRADES OF PAPER VIZ., X AND Y. BECAUSE OF RAW MATERIAL RESTRICTIONS, IT CANNOT PRODUCE MORE THAN 400 TONS OF GRADE X PAPER AND 300 TONS OF GRADE Y PAPER I

Question: (a) Distinguish between (i) a single-channel and a multiple-channel waiting line; (ii) a birth and a death process with regard to queueing theory. (b) Explain

Maps, Atlases and Globes: Maps illustrate the distribution of many things that occur on the surface of the earth. Information is presented by the use of a vast array of symbol

meaning,significance of operations research in bussiness management?

Rephrasing the Research Problem Finally as a researcher you should rephrase the research problem. Once you have followed all the four steps above, i.e., 1) You have clear

Project Management Your  data need to be organized in such  a way that  access to them  is both  quick  and accurate. In  achieving  this a good qualitative analysis progra

A paper mill prouduces two grads of paper viz., X and Y. Becouse of raw material restriction, it cannot product more then 400 tons of grade X paper and 300 tons of grade Y paper in

CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURE The construction of an interview schedule or questionnaire is a time consuming task requiring considerable attention to all the details. The investig