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Probability, Statistics and Modelling in Public Health

Editors: Nikulin, M.S., Commenges, Daniel, Huber-Carol, Catherine (Eds.)

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Probability, Statistics and Modelling in Public Health consists of refereed contributions by expert biostatisticians that discuss various probabilistic and statistical models used in public health. Many of them are based on the work of Marvin Zelen of the Harvard School of Public Health. Topics discussed include models based on Markov and semi-Markov processes, multi-state models, models and methods in lifetime data analysis, accelerated failure models, design and analysis of clinical trials, Bayesian methods, pharmaceutical and environmental statistics, degradation models, epidemiological methods, screening programs, early detection of diseases, and measurement and analysis of quality of life.

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This book is intended for researchers interested in statistical methodology in the biomedical field.

Table of contents (32 chapters)

Table of contents (32 chapters)
  • Forward and Backward Recurrence Times and Length Biased Sampling: Age Specific Models

    Pages 1-11

    Zelen, Marvin

  • Difference between Male and Female Cancer Incidence Rates: How Can It Be Explained?

    Pages 12-22

    Arbeev, Konstantin G. (et al.)

  • Non-parametric estimation in degradation-renewal-failure models

    Pages 23-36

    Bagdonavičius, V. (et al.)

  • The Impact of Dementia and Sex on the Disablement in the Elderly

    Pages 37-52

    Barberger-Gateau, P. (et al.)

  • Nonparametric Estimation for Failure Rate Functions of Discrete Time semi-Markov Processes

    Pages 53-72

    Barbu, Vlad (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Probability, Statistics and Modelling in Public Health
Editors
  • M.S. Nikulin
  • Daniel Commenges
  • Catherine Huber-Carol
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-26023-5
DOI
10.1007/b136588
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-26022-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3856-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 480
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