Bootstrap Methods: A Guide for Practitioners and Researchers

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A practical and accessible introduction to the bootstrapmethod——newly revised and updated

Over the past decade, the application of bootstrap methods tonew areas of study has expanded, resulting in theoretical andapplied advances across various fields. Bootstrap Methods,Second Edition is a highly approachable guide to themultidisciplinary, real-world uses of bootstrapping and is idealfor readers who have a professional interest in its methods, butare without an advanced background in mathematics.

Updated to reflect current techniques and the most up-to-datework on the topic, the Second Edition features:

  • The addition of a second, extended bibliography devoted solelyto publications from 1999–2007, which is a valuablecollection of references on the latest research in the field

  • A discussion of the new areas of applicability for bootstrapmethods, including use in the pharmaceutical industry forestimating individual and population bioequivalence in clinicaltrials

  • A revised chapter on when and why bootstrap fails and remediesfor overcoming these drawbacks

  • Added coverage on regression, censored data applications,P-value adjustment, ratio estimators, and missing data

  • New examples and illustrations as well as extensive historicalnotes at the end of each chapter

With a strong focus on application, detailed explanations ofmethodology, and complete coverage of modern developments in thefield, Bootstrap Methods, Second Edition is an indispensablereference for applied statisticians, engineers, scientists,clinicians, and other practitioners who regularly use statisticalmethods in research. It is also suitable as a supplementary textfor courses in statistics and resampling methods at theupper-undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Michael R. Chernick, PhD, is Principal Senior Statistician at United BioSource Corporation, providing statistical design and analysis for pharmaceutical research on a variety of diseases, including a recent emphasis on oncology. He has over twenty years of experience in the application of statistical methods to the pharmaceutical industry as well as to medical devices, energy data, engineering problems, and insurance data. His research interests include extreme value theory, outliers, data editing, time series, and bootstrap methods. Dr. Chernick is also the coauthor of Introductory Biostatistics for the Health Sciences (Wiley).

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"Like the first edition, this edition can be used as usefulresource book for an array of purposes in various disciplines."(Technometrics, November 2008)

"It is sufficiently well research that most bootstrappingnovices will get a good introduction to the subject and manyresearchers will find something new to augment their knowledge."(Biometrics, September 2008).

"With a strong focus on application ... and coverage ofmodern developments ... [it] is indispensible for...practitioners who regularly use statistical methods inresearch." (Mathematical Reviews 2008)

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