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Statistical Models in Epidemiology, the Environment, and Clinical Trials

  • M. Elizabeth Halloran
  • Donald Berry

Part of the The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications book series (IMA, volume 116)

About these proceedings

Introduction

This IMA Volume in Mathematics and its Applications STATISTICAL MODELS IN EPIDEMIOLOGY, THE ENVIRONMENT,AND CLINICAL TRIALS is a combined proceedings on "Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials" and "Statistics and Epidemiology: Environment and Health. " This volume is the third series based on the proceedings of a very successful 1997 IMA Summer Program on "Statistics in the Health Sciences. " I would like to thank the organizers: M. Elizabeth Halloran of Emory University (Biostatistics) and Donald A. Berry of Duke University (Insti­ tute of Statistics and Decision Sciences and Cancer Center Biostatistics) for their excellent work as organizers of the meeting and for editing the proceedings. I am grateful to Seymour Geisser of University of Minnesota (Statistics), Patricia Grambsch, University of Minnesota (Biostatistics); Joel Greenhouse, Carnegie Mellon University (Statistics); Nicholas Lange, Harvard Medical School (Brain Imaging Center, McLean Hospital); Barry Margolin, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Biostatistics); Sandy Weisberg, University of Minnesota (Statistics); Scott Zeger, Johns Hop­ kins University (Biostatistics); and Marvin Zelen, Harvard School of Public Health (Biostatistics) for organizing the six weeks summer program. I also take this opportunity to thank the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Army Research Office (ARO), whose financial support made the workshop possible. Willard Miller, Jr.

Keywords

Cancer Epidemiological Epidemiology Generalized linear model analysis clustering methodology statistics

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Elizabeth Halloran
    • 1
  • Donald Berry
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biostatistics, Rollins School of Public HealthEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences and Cancer Center BiostatisticsDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-1284-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-7078-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-1284-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0940-6573
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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