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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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The sampling variance is the average variance from the bootstrapped sample with population weights.
It is possible to derive an empirical distribution of bootstrapped values by doing this process again and again which provides a Monte Carlo approximation of the sampling distribution and also helps out in inference measures.
Bootstrapped neighbor-joining trees confirmed the identity of the new sequences obtained, which are closely related to HGA strains isolated in Europe and the United States (Figure).
The standard deviation of the distribution of the bootstrapped estimates of coefficient alpha provides an estimate of the standard error of the alpha.
4) For remaining variables or axes, examine histograms of bootstrapped eigenvector coefficients for each variable on each axis and tally pairwise sign changes for all axes.
The bootstrapped forecasts of average demand are then used along with these coefficients to generate 1000 different estimates of PEAK demand.
Socialcast, a leading provider of on-demand corporate social networks and micro-sharing solutions, today announced it has been selected as a 'Best Bootstrapped Startup' finalist for the 2008 Crunchies, a collaborative award effort between leading technology blogs GigaOm, VentureBeat, Silicon Alley Insider and TechCrunch.
In the first stage, we applied the bootstrapped DEA variable returns to scale model for measuring the efficiency scores by utilizing the two inputs and three outputs.
Amelia Wilcox, CEO of Salt Lake City-based Incorporate Massage, has bootstrapped her business since the beginning.