An Introduction to Bootstrap Methods Using Arc

Iain Pardoe


This report presents (1) the basic ideas of bootstrapping when applied to multiple linear regression, as described in Davison and Hinkley (1997) and Efron and Tibshirani (1993), and (2) how to implement these ideas using Arc, the computer package that accompanies Cook and Weisberg (1999).


Cook, R. D. and S. Weisberg (1999). Applied Regression Including Computing and Graphics. New York: Wiley.

Davison, A.C., and Hinkley, D.V. (1997), Bootstrap Methods and their Application, New York: Cambridge University Press.

Efron, B., and Tibshirani, R.J. (1993), An Introduction to the Bootstrap, New York: Chapman and Hall.

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