Some remarks on semi-Markov processes in medical statistics

  • D. R. Cox


The object of this paper is to give a brief account of potential applications of semi-Markov processes in medical statistics, especially in connection with studies involving “quality of life”.


Failure Time Sojourn Time Nonparametric Estimation Proportional Intensity State Zero 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Cox
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsImperial College of Science and TechnologyLondonEngland

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