Population size estimation for respondent driven sampling

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Description

Estimates population size and degree distribution in respondent driven samples (RDS).

Details

Maximum likelihood estimation of population size using the methodology in the reference. The fundamental idea is of modeling the sampling as an epidemic process. See estimate.b.k for details.

Author(s)

Jonathan D. Rosenblatt john.ros.work@gmail.com

References

[1] Berchenko, Yakir, Jonathan Rosenblatt, and Simon D. W. Frost. "Modeling and Analyzing Respondent Driven Sampling as a Counting Process."" arXiv:1304.3505, April 11, 2013. HTTP://arXiv.org/abs/1304.3505.