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Survival Analysis

Shenyang Guo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Survival analysis is a class of statistical methods for studying the occurrence and timing of events. Statistical analysis of longitudinal data, particularly censored data, lies at the heart of ... More


Survival Modeling

Darrell Duffie

in Measuring Corporate Default Risk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199279234
eISBN:
9780191728419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279234.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides the mathematical foundations for stochastic intensity, on which most of the methodology is based. The intensity of an event such as default is its conditional mean arrival rate, ... More


Voicing the Soviet Experience: The Poetry of Ol′ga Berggol′ts

Katharine Hodgson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262894
eISBN:
9780191734977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262894.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is an examination of a poet whose career offers a case study in the complexities facing Soviet writers in the Stalin era. Ol′ga Berggol′ts (1910–1975) was a prominent Russian Soviet poet, ... More


INTRODUCTION TO MARKOV CHAINS

D. A. Bini, G. Latouche, and B. Meini

in Numerical Methods for Structured Markov Chains

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527688
eISBN:
9780191713286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527688.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This chapter contains a brief introduction to the fundamental concepts of Markov chains, including classification of states, irreducible classes, first passage times, stochastic complementation and ... More


Other Countries

Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Filmmaking in the rest of the Arab realm is only rudimentary in its development. In Sudan as well as Libya, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates native productions have ... More


An overview of methods for studying events and their timing

Andrew Pickles and Bianca De Stavola

in Epidemiological Methods in Life Course Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528487
eISBN:
9780191723940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528487.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explains the concepts of censoring and time scales, and introduces proportional hazards, accelerated failure time, and proportional odds models. More complex models for competing events, ... More


A Framework for Investigating Event Occurrence

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces the essential features of event occurrence data, explaining how and why they create the need for new analytic methods. Section 9.1 provides a context by describing three ... More


Unique Methodologic Challenges in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Robert W. Platt and Germaine M. Buck Louis

in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195387902
eISBN:
9780199895328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387902.003.0098
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology has a number of unique challenges that require careful attention when designing research and analyzing data. These include conceptual considerations such as ... More


Conclusion

Archibald David

in The war that won't die: The Spanish Civil War in cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078088
eISBN:
9781781704592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter sums up the book, gathering together the various threads. It argues that, while the memory and meaning of the Spanish Civil War remain hotly contested, the civil war setting will be one ... More


Bentham and Beccaria

H. L. A. Hart

in Essays on Bentham: Jurisprudence and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254683
eISBN:
9780191681509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254683.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter attempts to assess Bentham's debt to a European thinker, Beccaria, whom Bentham admired as the first to distinguish clearly between the functions of Expositor and Censor. It provides ... More


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