JACKKNIFE

a procedure of taking repeated subsamples from a data source. This procedure empowers the estimating of standard errors and confidence intervals.

JACKKNIFE: "Jackknife is an estimation procedure based on taking repeated sub-samples."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "JACKKNIFE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/jackknife/ (accessed June 25, 2017).
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