Some remarks on semi-Markov processes in medical statistics
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”.
KeywordsFailure Time Sojourn Time Nonparametric Estimation Proportional Intensity State Zero
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