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Regression Models and Life-Tables

  • David R. Cox
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)

Summary

The analysis of censored failure times is considered. It is assumed that on each individual arc available values of one or more explanatory variables. The hazard function (age-specific failure rate) is taken to be a function of the explanatory variables and unknown regression coefficients multiplied by an arbitrary and unknown function of time. A conditional likelihood is obtained, leading to inferences about the unknown regression coefficients. Some generalizations are outlined.

Keywords

Hazard Function Survivor Function Failure Time Conditional Likelihood Uncensored Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David R. Cox
    • 1
  1. 1.Imperial CollegeLondonUK

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