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Martingalmethoden zur Analyse von Überlebenszeiten

  • R. Repges
Conference paper
Part of the Medizinische Informatik und Statistik book series (MEDINFO, volume 33)

Abstract

This is an introductory paper to the theory of stochastic differential equations and points out the parallelism between these equations and the linear models of the classical statistics. Survival data analysis can easily be embedded in the analysis of point processes. This allows to investigate a great variety of models and to extend the considerations on more realistic biological processes and, on the other hand, to apply some of the fast developing new techniques of statistical inference for diffusion processes in the medical field. Before this can actually be done, further research work seems necessary.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Repges
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für Medizinische Statistik und DokumentationRWTH AachenAachenDeutschland

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