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From Phil Steitz <stei...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [math] bootstrap confidence intervals
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2004 22:36:30 GMT
Excellent points. We would appreciate any other comments (or patches :-)
that you have on the code or algorithms in [math]. 

--- Piotr Kochański <pi@uw.edu.pl> wrote:

> Another problem with bootstrap confidence intervals is that
> they are non-parametric, and, inevitably, they provide less
> power when doing statistical tests then any parametric method.
> 
> Some people can be dissapointed with the fact that it is harder
> to obtain significant results, so I think that usuall calculation method,
> based on normal distribution assumption, should be also provided
> (it can be done only for a few statistics though).
> 
> There is also a "parametric" bootstrap, but this cannot be programmed
> in a generic way, applicable in any situation.
> 
> But still, bootstrap is very safe solution, given it's distribiution
> independence
> and ability to use it easyly for any statistics.
> 
> Piotr Kochanski (pi@uw.edu.pl)
> 
 



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