interval estimation

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interval estimation

[′in·tər·vəl ‚es·tə‚mā·shən]
(statistics)
A technique that expresses uncertainty about an estimate by defining an interval, or range of values, and indicates the certain degree of confidence with which the population parameter will fall within the interval.
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It would be ideal to have an interval estimator of the HJ-bounds to improve our understanding of where the true HJ-bounds may fall.
There exist two distinct types of estimates--point estimators are covered in the first subsection and interval estimators are presented in the latter.
In the following, we present some of the issues with interval estimators, in general, with a specific focus in case zero successes are observed.
In the following section we derive confidence interval estimators for the probability of insolvency using logit models.