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Group Metropolis Sampling

Gustau Camps-Valls, Victor Elvira, Luca Martino
2018 Zenodo  
As an example, we present the Group Metropolis Sampling (GMS) algorithm that generates a Markov chain of sets of weighted samples.  ...  Unlike in the IMH scheme, GMS produces a sequence of sets of weighted samples. The Group Metropolis Sampling (GMS) is shown in Table II .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1160286 fatcat:kqdz6lopyfetxcbvmuvvqj4ema

Relationship Between Parental Attitudes to Education and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Sokoto Metropolis, Sokoto, Nigeria: Implication for Counseling

H.S. Aliero, Dr B.U. Aliero, Hindatu Abdullahi
2022 Zenodo  
Purposive sampling method was used in drawing samples from the population.  ...  This study investigated the relationship among parents attitude to education and academic performance of senior secondary school students in Sokoto metropolis.  ...  sample, by including presumably typical areas or group in the sample.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6821525 fatcat:pl7ooiz7lvgxjkmk3dtbjmf3me

Development of Causal Relationship Model of Learning Behavior via Internet of Lower Secondary Students in Bangkok Metropolis

Punnee Leekitchwatana
2013 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
, Bangkok Metropolis area 1, area 2 and area 3. 2.  ...  Data collection was conducted with 1,500 lower secondary school students in Bangkok Metropolis in academic year of 2011.  ...  totals were 1,500 students obtained from defining sample size of sample group and sampling method was as the following. 1) Defined the sample size of student sample group of each educational area according  ... 
doi:10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n4p39 fatcat:jq2wlukqqvdz5mcbyag4u6xzeu

Demographic Study on Hepatitis A Infections among Outpatients of Selected Hospitals within Kaduna Metropolis, Nigeria

Waje Timothy, Dadah Anthony John, Yusha'u Muhammad, Iliyasu Chanu
2017 International Archives of Public Health and Community Medicine  
Blood group and Rhesus factor were tested from each sample using Blood Group antisera.  ...  Methods: A total of 300 samples were collected from six different hospitals within the metropolis.  ...  No positive case (0, 0.00%) was observed among 13 individuals with blood group AB while 1 (0.74%) positive case was obtained among 135 samples from blood group O individuals.  ... 
doi:10.23937/iaphcm-2017/1710003 fatcat:3eb2zlvnynadzhe5q6amwzdysi

The Short-Cut Metropolis Method [article]

Radford M. Neal
2005 arXiv   pre-print
Unlike other adaptive Metropolis schemes, this method converges to the correct distribution in the same fashion as the standard Metropolis method.  ...  This allows one to effectively adapt the scale of the Metropolis proposal distribution, by performing several such "short-cut" Metropolis sequences with varying proposal stepsizes.  ...  Alternatively, one can look at the sample variance and sample autocorrelation function of block averages, over the K states in each short-cut Metropolis update, or over longer blocks consisting of several  ... 
arXiv:math/0508060v1 fatcat:dz5hsn3cszhfjbokijg3t3agxy

INFLUENCE OF PARENTS AND PEER-GROUP ON CHOICE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION PROGRAMME AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ZARIA METROPOLIS, KADUNA STATE

Adamu Ibrahim, Lilian B Marcus
2017 Sokoto Educational Review  
The population of the study was 8865 SS III students that registered for UTME in Zaria metropolis. Three hundred and eighty two students were used as sample for the study.  ...  This study investigated the Influence of parents and peer group on choice of business education programme among secondary school students in Zaria metropolis, Kaduna state.  ...  Proportional sampling technique was used to select the 6 schools and number of students that represented the metropolis.  ... 
doi:10.35386/ser.v17i2.32 fatcat:u3u2zjz6kfc7zdyybwte62xqsq

Page 902 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 129, Issue 8 [page]

2003 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
It originates from the method de- veloped by Metropolis and his coworkers for applications in sta- tistical physics (Metropolis et al. 1953).  ...  The whole set of uncertain parameters @ consists of members from all the groups, that is, @=[0",... ,@°"@] eR". For each group j, let g(@”) = IT, <7,9,(8,) be the PDF for the jth group.  ... 

RESIDENTIAL MOBILITY AND SOCIO-SPATIAL SORTING IN KADUNA METROPOLIS, NIGERIA

Olumide Akinwumi Oluwole
2013 Indonesian Journal of Geography  
The preferred directional bias of the mover households in Kaduna metropolis typifies the Schelling's model of residential tipping which ultimately resulted in residential segregation.  ...  Also, residential mobility, amongst other factors led to the expansion of the metropolis, strengthen family ties and above all led to the socio-spatial sorting of the residents.  ...  The sample size was used because the households' number in the metropolis was fairly large; hence, the sample size of 0.3 percent gave a very large number of households which when carefully selected across  ... 
doi:10.22146/indo.j.geog,4869 doaj:cfdfbf8e2d12404ea05eece5a1ecd342 fatcat:g3ygzk7xqjhotpnlm2b5jkqjtm

Lifted Probabilistic Inference for Asymmetric Graphical Models [article]

Guy Van den Broeck, Mathias Niepert
2014 arXiv   pre-print
We present a framework for probabilistic sampling-based inference that only uses the induced approximate symmetries to propose steps in a Metropolis-Hastings style Markov chain.  ...  We identify properties of an approximate symmetry group that make it suitable for the novel lifted Metropolis-Hastings approach.  ...  The general Lifted Metropolis-Hastings framework can be summarized as follows. Obtain an approximate automorphism group G; 2.  ... 
arXiv:1412.0315v1 fatcat:f34sbg2ftzafvnazhejrlemnci

Communities' violence and psychosocial problems on unified public examination performance of senior secondary school students in Kano metropolis, Nigeria

Alexander Ogaga Onyachom, Paul Jonah Otalu
2021 Journal of Educational Research in Developing Areas  
A sample of 363 senior secondary school students from 10 Government senior secondary schools in Kano metropolis were selected.  ...  Purpose: The purpose of the study is to examine the influence of community violence and psychosocial problems on the academic performance of senior secondary school students in Kano metropolis.  ...  Population and Sample The targeted group for the study consisted of SS2 students in all government secondary schools in Kano metropolis.  ... 
doi:10.47434/jereda.2.2.2021.121 fatcat:fs6au2di2rb5jgsfqhbf4dcxse

Household solid waste generation rate and physical composition analysis: case of Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis in the western region, Ghana

Eugene Atta Nyankson, Bernard Fei-Baffoe, John Gorkeh-Miah
2015 International Journal of Environment  
All samples were hand sorted into 6 waste categories (paper, plastic, organics, metals, glass, and other waste).  ...  Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, one of the rapidly expanding cities of Ghana has been facing serious problems with solid waste management.  ...  A simple random sampling technique was used to select one community from each residential class grouping within the metropolis for the study.  ... 
doi:10.3126/ije.v4i2.12644 fatcat:xpicbbdzmnawxdorvdf5iqqh74

Prevalence of Bacillus cereus in ready-to-eat boiled and fried rice in the Tamale Metropolis of Ghana

Courage Kosi Setsoafia Saba, Mariam Vivian Antwi, Frederick Adzitey
2020 Journal of food safety and hygiene  
The most popular street vended foods in Ghana; fried rice, Jollof and Waakye were examined in the Tamale Metropolis from April to May 2015 to determine the prevalence of B. cereus.  ...  Fried rice recorded the highest number of unsatisfactory samples 18/30 (60.0%), followed by Waakye 8/30 (26.7%) and the least was Jollof 7/30 (23.3%).  ...  The food vendors were grouped into three groups and identified as opened, semi-closed and closed.  ... 
doi:10.18502/jfsh.v5i1.3880 fatcat:ounw6g6nhrfnxem57hxlzu3rda

Human Serum Vitamin A and β-Carotene Contents in Relation to Locally Consumed Foods, Social Status and Gender in Kano Metropolis

D.J.M. Adamu, Abdul Yusuf
2012 Nigerian Food Journal  
and sexes was carried out in Kano metropolis.  ...  Determination of the levels of vitamin A (as retinol) and β-carotene in locally consumed foods in relationship to their occurrence in the serum of individuals grouped according to different social groups  ...  metropolis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0189-7241(15)30006-0 fatcat:4yucvyivnzcsjdk77xsdvkkgci

Local Food Sources in a Southern Illinois Population*

R. W. Armstrong
2010 Geographical Analysis  
GROUP OWNING GARDENS) Rural Metropolis Goreville (n = 181) (n = 23) (n = 37) ; Per Per Per Size No.  ...  Armstrong 155 TABLE 1 SUMMARY OF RESULTS: PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLDS REPORTING AMONG THE THREE SAMPLE GROUPS Rural Metropolis Goreville Variable (n = 232) (m = 101) (n = 58) Vegetable garden 78 23 64 Orchard  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1538-4632.1970.tb00152.x fatcat:xk4z4psgwzar7civnkooohp6m4

Assessment of Pattern of Inter-Urban Travels of Public Transport Passengers in Lagos Metropolis

OO Agunloye
2014 Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management  
This study assessed the pattern of inter-urban travels of public transport passengers in Lagos metropolis.  ...  Using multi-stage sampling technique, zones of survey, inter-urban motor parks, vehicle types and occupancy ratio were identified and an average of 7, 14 and 43 passengers were interviewed at each of low  ...  The sample frame of the study was 8,021 early morning (6am-8am) inter-urban public transport passengers of the selected 76 inter-urban motor parks of Lagos metropolis while the sample size translated to  ... 
doi:10.4314/ejesm.v7i1.10s fatcat:hpzuejj4ojbxraxvnpzdf7vjdm
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