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    Statistics for bridges with wooden poles underneath

    Hi @j58, If you don't mind I have one last question about the first method you've described: If I would perform the Bayesian analysis and build the model that you’ve suggested, will I also be able to determine what my sample size should be if I want to state with 95% certainty that none of the...
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    Statistics for bridges with wooden poles underneath

    @j58 thanks for your answers and the addition about the multiple bridges. It sounds like a nice challege to make this work :) Concerning how the testing is performed: as long as the bridge is not demolished we cannot remove any poles. What is done instead is that divers dive into the canal to...
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    Statistics for bridges with wooden poles underneath

    @j58 thanks for your extensive answer! I think I understand the theory of your first suggestion, but I would not know how to start applying it in practice. Would you use Python or do you have a better suggestion? The boostrapping is new to me but it sounds interesting as well, I’ll dive into...
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    Statistics for bridges with wooden poles underneath

    Dear all, I'm struggling with the kind of statistics I should use for the following problem. Some bridges in Amsterdam are built on wooden poles (in order for them to not sink due to the high level of the groundwater). I need to evaluate the strength of the wooden foundation on the basis of...