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Jens Randel Nyengaard

Particle sizes from sectional data

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  • Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • Stereological Research Laboratory
We propose a new statistical method for obtaining information about particle size distributions from sectional data without specific assumptions about particle shape. The method utilizes recent advances in local stereology. We show how to estimate separately from sectional data the variance due to the local stereological estimation procedure and the variance due to the variability of particle sizes in the population. Methods for judging the difference between the distribution of estimated particle sizes and the distribution of true particle sizes are also provided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)216-224
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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