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interval estimate

[′in·tər·vəl ‚es·tə·mət]
(statistics)
An estimate which specifies a range of values for a population parameter.
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The sample estimate and an estimate of its standard error permit the construction of interval estimates with prescribed confidence that this interval includes the actual population value.
For each parameter [theta], by its unbiased interval estimate, we mean a function [?
The comparison of the informative and non- informative priors with respect to posterior variance, Bayesian interval estimate, coefficient of skewness for posterior distribution and Bayes posterior risk is presented.
Additionally, ViSta-Tetrachor provides point and interval estimates for this statistic.
The most common interval estimate of the binomial parameter, found in most textbooks, is computed by inverting the Wald statistic given by
Varying these parameters widely (cutting them in half and doubling them) does not affect the magnitude of the welfare gains very much and does not affect whether any interval estimate lies entirely above zero.
9 and solve for [mu] to obtain our interval estimate, and our 100(1 - [alpha]) percent confidence interval for v, appears in equation 6.
In the moderator analysis, the confidence intervals for the 15-item OCQ subgroup are exactly the same across methods, while the unweighted confidence interval estimate for the 9-item OCQ subgroup is 50% larger than the sample-weighted estimate.
The mean fire interval estimate of 69 yr suggested by the inference of large, local fires [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 7 OMITTED] is shorter than the 96- and 113-yr fire cycle estimates for white spruce forests in northern Alberta (Larsen 1997) and Alaska (Yarie 1981), respectively.
MAX] is based on seven estimated parameters and is therefore itself stochastic, so that an interval estimate will likely be more informative than a simple point estimate.
The standard error of the estimate, SE(X), needed to construct the confidence interval estimate, is: