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Describing Continuous-Time Event Occurrence Data

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/9780195152968.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents strategies for describing continuous time event data. Section 13.1 identifies salient properties of continuous-time data and redefines the survivor and hazard functions as ... More


Describing Discrete-Time Event Occurrence Data

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/9780195152968.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a framework for describing discrete-time event occurrence data. Section 10.1 introduces the life table, the primary tool for describing event occurrence data. Section 10.2 ... More


Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Steve Selvin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Analytic procedures suitable for the study of human disease are scattered throughout the statistical and epidemiologic literature. Explanations of their properties are frequently presented in ... More


Response Times: Their Role in Inferring Elementary Mental Organization

R. Duncan Luce

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195070019
eISBN:
9780199869879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195070019.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

The author of this book is a distinguished experimental psychologist. This book provides a clear, well-balanced, and comprehensive treatment of the mathematical theory of human response time and the ... More


Analysis of Time to Failure

Theodore R. Holford

in Multivariate Methods in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195124408
eISBN:
9780199864270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124408.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers nonparametric methods for summarizing the occurrence of failures over time. The survival curve is the most commonly used summary, and actuarial, piecewise constant, and product ... More


Models for Disease

Theodore R. Holford

in Multivariate Methods in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195124408
eISBN:
9780199864270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124408.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the concept of a model for the disease process, emphasizing simple and very general models that can be used to study a variety of diseases. Quantities that are used to describe ... More


Preferences, Risk, and Stochastic Dominance

James Bergin

in Microeconomic Theory: A Concise Course

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280292
eISBN:
9780191602498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280290.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Focuses on preferences, attitude to risk and the ranking of risky returns. The state space model is discussed and related to risk aversion. First, second, and higher order stochastic dominance ... More


Life Table Analysis: An Introduction

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.11
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A life table is a systematic description of mortality experience. A cohort life table is constructed from the mortality of individuals followed from birth of the first to the death of the last member ... More


Fitting Ancestral Age-Dependent Speciation Models to Fossil Data

Lee Hsiang Liow and Torbjørn Ergon

in Species and Speciation in the Fossil Record

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377445
eISBN:
9780226377582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377582.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

While models of extinction are a subject of intense study, models of speciation are somewhat under-explored among paleobiologists working with paleontological datasets. On the other hand, comparative ... More


How do youth labor flows differ from those of older workers?

Vladislav Flek, Martin Hála, and Martina Mysíková

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyzes youth labor market dynamics, their structure, and their policy implications, focusing on selected European Union countries during the various stages of the Great Recession and ... More


Population Heterogeneity in the Spotlight of Biodemography

Kenneth W. Wachter

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A person’s hazard function—does such a thing exist? Demographers are heard to use such words, although, on the face of it, vital rates are only definable for population aggregates, not for ... More


The Prediction of Individual Cognitive Decline

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle Longitudinal Study

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195386134
eISBN:
9780190255657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386134.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the use of event history analysis to predict the individual course of adult development as part of the Seattle Longitudinal Study (SLS), first launched in 1956 to investigate ... More


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