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Re: st: Bootstrapping question

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: Bootstrapping question
Date   Fri, 8 Feb 2013 14:20:53 +0000

We agree. I was referring to your bottom line in your previous post.

On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 2:18 PM, JVerkuilen (Gmail)
<> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 9:11 AM, Nick Cox <> wrote:
>> I agree, but note the bottom line, namely that Henry's problem is
>> about an ordinal variable with several proportions.
> Yes, that's why I said that a multinomial analysis would be necessary,
> but sometimes those end up becoming contrasts of binomials.
>> As a minute point, Jeffreys' procedure has a frequentist
>> interpretation as a continuity-corrected version of the so-called
>> exact (Clopper-Pearson) confidence interval.
> Yes, that's true, the same procedures can often be viewed from
> different angles. I tend to think of Bayes methods as a convenient way
> of imposing a roughness penalty on likelihoods.
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