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Main Title An introduction to the bootstrap /
Author Efron, Bradley.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Tibshirani, Robert.
Publisher Chapman & Hall,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 28112208
ISBN 0412042312; 9780412042317
Subjects Bootstrap (Statistics) ; Bootstrap (statistiek) ; Bootstrap-Statistik.--(DE-588)4139168-8 ; Bootstrap (statistique) ; Statistique non paramétrique. ; Jackknife, Méthode du (statistique) ; Statistique mathématique. ; Models, Statistical. ; Statistique non paramâetrique. ; Jackknife, Mâethode du (statistique). ; Statistique mathâematique.
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  QA276.8.E3745 1993 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 10/10/1997
ELBM  QA276.8.E374 1994 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/05/2012
EOBM  QA276.8.E3745 1993 NEIC Library/Denver,CO 09/12/1997
Collation xvi, 436 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-425) and indexes.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- The accuracy of a sample mean -- Random samples and probabilities -- The empirical distribution function and the plug-in principle -- Standard errors and estimated standard errors -- The bootstrap estimate of standard error -- Bootstrap standard errors: some examples -- More complicated data structures -- Regression models -- Estimates of bias -- The jackknife -- Confidence intervals based on bootstrap "tables" -- Confidence intervals based on bootstrap percentiles -- Better bootstrap confidence intervals -- Permutation tests -- Hypothesis testing with the bootstrap -- Cross-validation and other estimates of prediction error -- Adaptive estimation and calibration -- Assessing the error in bootstrap estimates -- A geometrical representation for the bootstrap and jackknife -- An overview of nonparametric and parametric inference -- Further topics in bootstrap confidence intervals -- Efficient bootstrap computations -- Approximate likelihoods -- Bootstrap bioequivalence -- Discussion and further topics -- Appendix: software for bootstrap computations.