Skip to main content

The Bootstrap and Edgeworth Expansion

  • Book
  • © 1992

Overview

Part of the book series: Springer Series in Statistics (SSS)

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this book

eBook USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
Softcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Compact, lightweight edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info
Hardcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Durable hardcover edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

Tax calculation will be finalised at checkout

Other ways to access

Licence this eBook for your library

Institutional subscriptions

About this book

This monograph addresses two quite different topics, in the belief that each can shed light on the other. Firstly, it lays the foundation for a particular view of the bootstrap. Secondly, it gives an account of Edgeworth expansion. Chapter 1 is about the bootstrap, witih almost no mention of Edgeworth expansion; Chapter 2 is about Edgeworth expansion, with scarcely a word about the bootstrap; and Chapters 3 and 4 bring these two themes together, using Edgeworth expansion to explore and develop the properites of the bootstrap. The book is aimed a a graduate level audience who has some exposure to the methods of theoretical statistics. However, technical details are delayed until the last chapter (entitled "Details of Mathematical Rogour"), and so a mathematically able reader without knowledge of the rigorous theory of probability will have no trouble understanding the first four-fifths of the book. The book simultaneously fills two gaps in the literature; it provides a very readable graduate level account of the theory of Edgeworth expansion, and it gives a detailed introduction to the theory of bootstrap methods.

Similar content being viewed by others

Keywords

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Reviews

"...an up-to-date and comprehensive account of the title theme...provides a path to several major research frontiers in the bootstrap literature." - Journal of the American Statistical Association

Authors and Affiliations

  • Centre for Mathematics and its Applications, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

    Peter Hall

  • CSIRO Division of Mathematics and Statistics, Sydney, Australia

    Peter Hall

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The Bootstrap and Edgeworth Expansion

  • Authors: Peter Hall

  • Series Title: Springer Series in Statistics

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-4384-7

  • Publisher: Springer New York, NY

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-387-97720-1Published: 09 January 1992

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-0-387-94508-8Published: 09 May 1995

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4612-4384-7Published: 01 December 2013

  • Series ISSN: 0172-7397

  • Series E-ISSN: 2197-568X

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIV, 354

  • Topics: Statistics, general

Publish with us