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Survival Analysis Using S (Texts in Statistical Science)by Mara Tableman
Synopses & Reviews
Survival Analysis Using S: Analysis of Time-to-Event Data is designed as text for a one-semester class in survival analysis for upper-level or graduate students in statistics, biostatistics, and epidemiology. It requires only a first course in probability and statistics as a prerequisite. The authors emphasize parametric models and the advantages of hazard plots over survivor plots. Easy-to-follow S programs are interwoven throughout the book, and a supporting Web site contains S code, S-functions created by the authors, SAS codes, all of the data sets used in the book, and some additional data sets.
Book News Annotation:
A textbook for students with at least a master's degree who want to learn data analytical tools and statistical methodologies to use in the medical, biological, or computer sciences and engineering. The emphasis in on exploratory data analytical tools. The S functions and data sets are available on the Web. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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