Bootstrap Methods and Reproducibility Probability


  • Sulafah Binhimd Department of Statistics, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Bashair Almalki Department of Statistics, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Bootstrap methods, Efron’s bootstrap method, Smoothed Efron’s bootstrap method, Reproducibility probability, Hypothesis test


Bootstrap method is one of the resampling methods, it is a powerful and computer-based method. We will use two different bootstrap methods, Efron’s bootstrap and smoothed Efron’s bootstrap. They are resampling methods but in different manner and will be explained later in this paper. The reproducibility probability is the important topic will be discussed here and will be used to compare the two bootstrap methods. It is reflecting the stability of the results of hypothesis tests, it is the probability of obtaining the same decision when repeated hypothesis test.


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How to Cite

Binhimd, S. ., & Almalki, B. . (2019). Bootstrap Methods and Reproducibility Probability. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences, 59(1), 76–80. Retrieved from