Seminar - Getting the precisions right

School of Mathematics and Statistics Research Seminar

Speaker: Professor Murray Aitkin (The University of Melbourne)
Time: Tuesday 7th June 2022 at 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Cotton Club, Cotton 350
Groups: "Mathematics" "Statistics and Operations Research"

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This talk uses the bootstrap to illustrate the difficulties of "model-free" inference without a probability model for the sampled data. Two simple examples show that the bootstrap procedure for confidence intervals does not have any theoretical basis

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