[R] bootstrap vs. resampleing

From: Jens Oehlschlägel <oehl_list_at_gmx.de>
Date: Thu 07 Apr 2005 - 04:39:51 EST


Confidence intervals depend on the sample size - the bigger the sample the smaller the interval. Subsampling (resampling without replacement) gives smaller samples and underestimates confidence (overestimates confidence interval size) of parameters calculated on the original sample.

Best

Jens Oehlschlägel

P.S.: I guess signing a question with your name makes answers more likely

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