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bootstrap

a method for estimating parameters by repeatedly drawing random samples, with replacement, from the collected observations.
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As reported in their paper, the boot-strapping process has been demonstrated in a series of experiments in which the fusion yield has been systematically upped by more than a factor of 10 over earlier approaches.
We suggest investors get their feet wet for the following reasons: Management -- Company celebrated its 70th anniversary last year, the management team is relatively new and brings significant sophistication and experience; Boot-Strapping the Brand -- The ROCKY(R) brand is a material asset of the Company, boasting a certain cachet among a loyal customer base not unlike the loyalty of H.
The Si9139's two main dc-to-dc outputs provide individual control for power-up sequencing, power-good signal with delay, internal frequency compensation networks and automatic boot-strapping.