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a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on

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help oneself, often through improvised means

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In the business world, bootstrapping refers to starting or growing your company without external capital.
When we were invited to write a retrospective article about our 1999 AAAI conference paper on mutual bootstrapping (Riloff and Jones 1999), our first reaction was hesitation because, well, that algorithm seems old and clunky now.
Meanwhile, bootstrapping is used to refresh ciphertext, and the procedure is implemented frequently to get pure fully homomorphic encryption.
Michelle Panchuk has argued that this position succumbs to the bootstrapping problem such that God is and is not logically prior to his properties--an incoherent and necessarily false state of affairs.
- To investigate the awareness and the extent of the use of financial bootstrapping as a means of financing by SMMEs in the developing economy.
The last three columns (Section iii) are the results with both population weights and bootstrapping.
Freedman, "Bootstrapping regression models," The Annals of Statistics, vol.
"Bootstrapping 101" is specifically designed to help novice small business owners improve their odds of success in any highly competitive business environment.
But there is a logical pitfall in dialogical bootstrapping technique threatening its usefulness when only two estimations by an individual is employed for better estimation as Herzog & Hertwig's study (2009).
A generalization of the method of Padua (1987) is developed using the idea of bootstrapping. From the original set of n observations ([x.sub.i], [y.sub.i]) sample with replacement n observations and compute [[beta].sub.(i), the least-squares estimate of [beta].
Marketing genius Seth Godin sat down with SUCCESS Publisher Darren Hardy to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing today's bootstrapping entrepreneurs.