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Bootstrapping

Bootstrapping is a computer intensive, nonparametric approach to STATISTICAL INFERENCE. Rather than making assumptions about the SAMPLING DISTRIBUTION of a statistic, bootstrapping uses the variability within a sample to estimate that sampling distribution empirically. This is done by randomly resampling ...

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