Using simulation to understand frequentist confidence intervals and Bayesian credible intervals as tools for inference


In this example, we’re going to go back to basics, and use both a formula and simulation to calculate confidence intervals for a sample mean. So, first, pick a mean and standard deviation and number of samples to draw from a Normal distribution.

Mar 12, 2021 12:00 AM
Jon Zelner
Jon Zelner
Assistant Professor

My research interests include distributed robotics, mobile computing and programmable matter.