Applications of Intentionally Biased Bootstrap Methods

  title={Applications of Intentionally Biased Bootstrap Methods},
  author={Peter W. Hall and Brett Presnell},
A class of weighted-bootstrap techniques, called biased-bootstrap methods, is proposed. It is motivated by the need to adjust more conventional, uniform-bootstrap methods in a surgical way, so as to alter some of their features while leaving others unchanged. Depending on the nature of the adjustment, the biased bootstrap can be used to reduce bias, or reduce variance, or render some characteristic equal to a predetermined quantity. More speciically, applications of bootstrap methods include… CONTINUE READING
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