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## Main Question or Discussion Point

I am analyzing a lot of data from Montecarlo simulations and trying to use bootstrap to estimate the standard deviation. what I'm finding however is very, very little variation with each iteration of bootstrap, and I don't know why.

Two reasons come to mind. Given the complexity of the analysis I cannot do more than 50 iterations, which sounds like too few according to sources out there, so maybe I just need more? Another thing is I have 5000 data points, resampling barely makes a dent on the histogram, so I'm not surprised it's not changing the statistics that much either.

Anyone with experience with bootstrap analysis have any idea?

PS: I have no idea what 'level' this question is.

Two reasons come to mind. Given the complexity of the analysis I cannot do more than 50 iterations, which sounds like too few according to sources out there, so maybe I just need more? Another thing is I have 5000 data points, resampling barely makes a dent on the histogram, so I'm not surprised it's not changing the statistics that much either.

Anyone with experience with bootstrap analysis have any idea?

PS: I have no idea what 'level' this question is.