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Handbook of Statistics 23

Volume 23

Hardcover

Published: 13th February 2004
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The book covers all important topics in the area of Survival Analysis. Each topic has been covered by one or more chapters written by internationally renowned experts. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the topic. Several new illustrative examples have been used to demonstrate the methodologies developed. The book also includes an exhaustive list of important references in the area of Survival Analysis.
-Includes up-to-date reviews on many important topics.
-Chapters written by many internationally renowned experts.
-Some Chapters provide completely new methodologies and analyses.
-Includes some new data and methods of analyzing them.

"Forty papers provide an overview of survival analysis and describe the state of the art (...) in this field of statistics. " (Journal of Economic Literature, 2004-1222) "The book successfully provides the reader with an overiew of which topics are the subject of current research in survival analysis. Areas covered include (to name a few): complex patterns of information loss, bivariate survival, multi-state models, gene expression analysis, and quality of life analysis." -Jan Beyersmann, in STATISTICS IN MEDICINE, Vol. 24, 2005

Preface
Contributors
General Methodology
Evaluation of the Performance of Survival Analysis Models: Discrimination and Calibration Measures
Discretizing a Continuous Covariate in Survival Studies
On Comparison of Two Classification Methods with Survival Endpoints
Time-Varying Effects in Survival Analysis
Kaplan-Meier Integrals
Concensored Data and Inference
Statistical Analysis of Doubly Interval-Censored Failure Time Data
The Missing Consoring-Indicator Model of Random Censorship
Estimation of the Bivariate Survival Function with Generalized Bivariate Right Censored Data Structures
Estimation of Semi-Markov Models with Right-Censored Data
Truncated Data and Inference
Nonparametric Bivariate Estimation with Randomly Truncated Observations
Hazard Rate Estimation
Lower Bounds for Estimating a Hazard
Non-Parametric Hazard Rate Estimation under Proressive Type-II Consoring
Comparison of Survival Curves
Statistical Tests of the Equality of Survival Curves: Reconsidering the Options
Testing Equality of Survival Functions with Bivariate Censored Data: A Review
Statistical Methods for the Comparison of Crossing Survival Curves
Competing Risks and Analysis
Inference for Competing Risks
Analysis of Cause-Specific Events in Competing Risks Survival Data
Analysis of Progressively Censored Competing Risks Data
Marginal Analysis of Point Processes with Competing Risks
Propoertional Hazards Model and Analysis
Categorical Auxiliary Data in the Discrete Time Proportional Hazards Model
Hosmer and Lemeshow type Goodness-of-Fit Statistics for the Cox Proportional Hazards Model
The Effects of Misspecifying Cox's Regression Model on Randomized Treatment Group Comparisons
Statistical Modeling in Survival Analysis and Its Influence on the Duration Analysis
Accelerated Models and Analysis
Accelerated Hazards Model: Method, Theory and Applications
Diagnostics for the Accelerated Life Time Model of Survival Data
Cumulative Damage Approaches Leading to Inverse Gaussian Accelerated Test Models
On Estimating the Gamma Accelerated Failure-Time Models
Frailty Models and Applications
Frailty Model and its Application to Seizure Data
Models and Applications
State Space Models for Survival Analysis
First Hitting Time Models for Lifetime Date
An Increasing Hazard Cure Model
Multivariate Survival Data Analysis
Marginal Analyses of Multistage Data
The Matrix-Valued Counting Process Model with Proportional Hazards for Sequential Survival Data
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ISBN: 9780444500793
ISBN-10: 0444500790
Series: Handbook of Statistics : Book 23
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 822
Published: 13th February 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.5  x 5.23
Weight (kg): 1.32