Chapter 1

The Sequential Bootstrap

Dedicated to the memory of Kesar Singh (1955–2012), pioneer of the mathematical foundations of bootstrap resampling.

P.K. Pathak1 and C.R. Rao2, 3,    1Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA, 2Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA, 3University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA


The main focus of this article is to carefully examine the information content of resampling techniques in bootstrap from a survey sampling point of view. Given an observed sample of size image, resampling for bootstrap involves ...

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