Bootstrap Methods and Applications : A Tutorial for the Signal Processing Practitioner

Zoubir, Abdelhak M. & Iskander, D. Robert (2007) Bootstrap Methods and Applications : A Tutorial for the Signal Processing Practitioner. IEEE - Signal Processing Magazine, 24(4), pp. 10-19.


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Given the wealth of literature on the topic supported by solutions to practical problems, we would expect the bootstrap to be an off-the-shelf tool for signal processing problems as are maximum likelihood and least-squares methods. This is not the case, and we wonder why a signal processing practitioner would not resort to the bootstrap for inferential problems. We may attribute the situation to some confusion when the engineer attempts to discover the bootstrap paradigm in an overwhelming body of statistical literature. Our aim is to give a short tutorial of bootstrap methods supported by real-life applications. This pragmatic approach is to serve as a practical guide rather than a comprehensive treatment, which can be found elsewhere. However, for the bootstrap to be successful, we need to identify which resampling scheme is most appropriate.

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ID Code: 14131
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: bootstrap methods, resampling scheme, signal processing practitioner, statistical literature, signal sampling
DOI: 10.1109/MSP.2007.4286560
ISSN: 1053-5888
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Vision Science (111303)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
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