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Analysis of Censored Data: Concepts and Classical Methods

  • Heping Zhang
  • Burton H. Singer
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Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS, volume 0)

Abstract

Before presenting the methods of survival trees, we should be aware of the methodology in place that is commonly used to analyze censored survival data. It is strategically wise to understand the data and answer scientific questions by different methods and from different perspectives.

Keywords

Censor Data Hazard Rate Hazard Function Survival Function Meier Curve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Epidemiology and Public HealthYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Emerging Pathogens InstituteUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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