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Statistical models and methods for lifetime data

Author: Jerald F Lawless
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2003.
Series: Wiley series in probability and statistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"Equally useful as a reference for individuals interested in the analysis of lifetime data and as a text for advanced students, Statistical Models and Methods for Lifetime Data, Second Edition provides broad coverage of the area without concentrating on any single field of application. Extensive illustrations and examples drawn from engineering and the biomedical sciences provide readers with a clear understanding  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerald F Lawless
ISBN: 0471372153 9780471372158
OCLC Number: 50982290
Description: xx, 630 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Basic concepts and models --
Observation schemes, censoring and likelihood --
Some nonparametric and graphical procedures --
Inference procedures for parametric models --
Inference procedures for log-location-scale distributions --
Parametric regression models --
Semiparametric multiplicative hazards regression models --
Rank-type and other semiparametric procedures for log-location-scale models --
Multiple modes of failure --
Goodness of fit tests --
Beyond univariate survival analysis --
Appendix A. Glossary of notation and abbreviations --
Appendix B. Asymptotic variance formulas, gamma functions and order statistics --
Appendix C. Large sample theory for likelihood and estimating function methods --
Appendix D. Computational methods and simulation --
Appendix E. Inference in location-scale parameter models --
Appendix F. Martingales and counting processes --
Appendix G. Data sets.
Series Title: Wiley series in probability and statistics.
Responsibility: Jerald F. Lawless.
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The statistical analysis of lifetime or response time data is a key tool in engineering, medicine, and the biological sciences. This book provides a unified treatment of the models and statistical  Read more...


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"...a welcome addition to the literature on survival analysis...for a unified and thorough reference of classical theory and models, this book is an excellent choice." (Journal of the American Read more...

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