Efron, Bradley
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Works:  186 works in 515 publications in 2 languages and 3,275 library holdings 

Roles:  Author, Thesis advisor, Speaker 
Classifications:  QA276.8, 519.544 
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Bradley Efron
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Bradley Efron
An introduction to the bootstrap
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35 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The accuracy of a sample mean; Random samples and probabilities; The empirical distribution function and the plugin principle; Standard errors and estimated standard errors; The bootstrap estimate of standard error; Bootstrap standard errors: some examples; More complicated data structures; Regression models; Estimates of bias; The jackknife; Confidence intervals based on bootstrap "tables"; Confidence intervals based on bootstrap percentiles; Better bootstrap confidence intervals; Permutation tests; Hypothesis testing with the bootstrap; Crossvalidation and other estimates of prediction error; Adaptive estimation and calibration; Assessing the error in bootstrap estimates; A geometrical representation for the bootstrap and jackknife; An overview of nonparametric and parametric inference; Furter topics in bootstrap confidence intervals; Efficient bootstrap computatios; Approximate likelihoods; Bootstrap bioequivalence; Discussion and further topics
35 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The accuracy of a sample mean; Random samples and probabilities; The empirical distribution function and the plugin principle; Standard errors and estimated standard errors; The bootstrap estimate of standard error; Bootstrap standard errors: some examples; More complicated data structures; Regression models; Estimates of bias; The jackknife; Confidence intervals based on bootstrap "tables"; Confidence intervals based on bootstrap percentiles; Better bootstrap confidence intervals; Permutation tests; Hypothesis testing with the bootstrap; Crossvalidation and other estimates of prediction error; Adaptive estimation and calibration; Assessing the error in bootstrap estimates; A geometrical representation for the bootstrap and jackknife; An overview of nonparametric and parametric inference; Furter topics in bootstrap confidence intervals; Efficient bootstrap computatios; Approximate likelihoods; Bootstrap bioequivalence; Discussion and further topics
The jackknife, the bootstrap, and other resampling plans
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Bradley Efron(
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41 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The jackknife and the bootstrap are nonparametric methods for assessing the errors in a statistical estimation problem. They provide several advantages over the traditional parametric approach: the methods are easy to describe and they apply to arbitrarily complicated situations; distribution assumptions, such as normality, are never made. This monograph connects the jackknife, the bootstrap, and many other related ideas such as crossvalidation, random subsampling, and balanced repeated replications into a unified exposition. The theoretical development is at an easy mathematical level and is supplemented by a large number of numerical examples. The methods described in this monograph form a useful set of tools for the applied statistician. They are particularly useful in problem areas where complicated data structures are common, for example, in censoring, missing data, and highly multivariate situations
41 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The jackknife and the bootstrap are nonparametric methods for assessing the errors in a statistical estimation problem. They provide several advantages over the traditional parametric approach: the methods are easy to describe and they apply to arbitrarily complicated situations; distribution assumptions, such as normality, are never made. This monograph connects the jackknife, the bootstrap, and many other related ideas such as crossvalidation, random subsampling, and balanced repeated replications into a unified exposition. The theoretical development is at an easy mathematical level and is supplemented by a large number of numerical examples. The methods described in this monograph form a useful set of tools for the applied statistician. They are particularly useful in problem areas where complicated data structures are common, for example, in censoring, missing data, and highly multivariate situations
Largescale inference empirical Bayes methods for estimation, testing, and prediction
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22 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bradley Efron explains how to perform thousands of simultaneous estimates and tests, as required by new scientific technology
22 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bradley Efron explains how to perform thousands of simultaneous estimates and tests, as required by new scientific technology
Data analysis using Stein's estimator and its generalizations
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Bradley Efron(
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2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Multivariate empirical Bayes and estimation of covariance matrices
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2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Families of minimax estimators of the mean of a multivariate normal distribution
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3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ever since Charles Stein proved that for squared error loss the sample mean X of a multivariate normal distribution is an inadmissible estimator of its expectation theta, statisticians have searched for uniformly better (minimax) estimators with good properties. Stein has found an unbiased estimator for the risk function of an arbitrary estimator of theta, when the dispersion matrix sigma of X is known. The authors extend this very useful result to include unbiased estimates of the risk function in two cases where sigma must be estimated. This formula is used in the main theorem, to obtain more general conditions than previously published. Finally it is proven that the limited translation estimators, which are not orthogonally invariant, of Efron and Morris are minimax
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ever since Charles Stein proved that for squared error loss the sample mean X of a multivariate normal distribution is an inadmissible estimator of its expectation theta, statisticians have searched for uniformly better (minimax) estimators with good properties. Stein has found an unbiased estimator for the risk function of an arbitrary estimator of theta, when the dispersion matrix sigma of X is known. The authors extend this very useful result to include unbiased estimates of the risk function in two cases where sigma must be estimated. This formula is used in the main theorem, to obtain more general conditions than previously published. Finally it is proven that the limited translation estimators, which are not orthogonally invariant, of Efron and Morris are minimax
Simultaneous estimation of parameters
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2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Limiting the risk of Bayes and empirical Bayes estimators, part II: The empirical Bayes case
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1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le bootstrap et ses applications : discrimination & régression
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3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optimum evasion versus systematic search
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Bradley Efron(
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1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jackknife, the bootstrap and other resampling plans : (ten lectures given at a regional conference on resampling methods; Bowling Green State University, June 1980)
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1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The science of Bradley Efron : selected papers
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Bradley Efron(
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5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crossvalidation and the bootstrap: estimating the error rate of a prediction rule
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5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Multivariate analysis in the computer age
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5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The problem of regions
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5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Survival analysis of the gammaray burst data
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5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regression percentiles using asymmetric squared error loss
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5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using survival analysis techniques in the analysis of the gammaray burst data
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5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The length heuristic for simultaneous hypothesis tests
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5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empirical Bayes methods for combining likelihoods
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5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Tibshirani, Robert Thesis advisor Author
 Morris, Carl N.
 Stanford University Department of Statistics
 National Science Foundation (U.S.)
 Rand Corporation
 Stanford University Division of Biostatistics
 Morris, Carl
 United States Public Health Service
 United States Office of Economic Opportunity
 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
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