Analysis of Censored Data: Concepts and Classical Methods

  • Heping Zhang
  • Burton Singer
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)

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 Conditional Likelihood 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heping Zhang
    • 1
  • Burton Singer
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Epidemiology and Public Health School of MedicineYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Office of Population ResearchPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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