From: Peter Perkins <>
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Subject: Re: Bootstrapping multivariate data
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 08:22:25 -0400
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On 8/18/2010 2:55 AM, Rogelio wrote:
> If you are saying or have a feeling that your data might come from a
> multivariate distribution, then as far as I know 'bootstrp' will pool
> your data together, assuming they come from the same pdf which might be
> an erronous assumption.

Rogelio, your definition of "multivariate" seems to mean "grouped" or 
"stratified" or "from a mixture distribution".  The usual way to define 
"multivariate" is simply that there are multiple variables.  You are 
correct that BOOTSTRP does not resample with stratification, but it's 
not clear that that is what the OP was asking about.