Re: [R] Coefficients of Logistic Regression from bootstrap - how to get them?

From: Doran, Harold <HDoran_at_air.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 15:41:53 -0400


> I used bootstrap to virtually increase the size of my
> dataset, it should result in estimates more close to that
> from the population - isn't it the purpose of bootstrap?

No, not really. The bootstrap is a resampling method for variance estimation. It is often used when there is not an easy way, or a closed form expression, for estimating the sampling variance of a statistic.



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