Anna Staszewska-Bystrova

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Joint prediction bands are often constructed using Bonferroni’s inequality. The drawback of such bands may be their large width and excessive coverage probability. The paper proposes two refinements to the basic Bonferroni method of constructing bootstrap prediction bands. These are based on higher order inequalities and optimization of the width of the band. The procedures are applied to the problem of predicting univariate autoregressive processes. Their properties are studied by means of Monte Carlo experiments. It is shown that the proposed methods lead, in many scenarios, to obtaining relatively narrow prediction bands with desired coverage probabilities.


prediction band, autoregressive process, Bonferroni’s inequality


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