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Marginal Models for Modeling Clustered Failure Time Data
Clustered failure time data often arise in biomedical and clinical studies where potential correlation among survival times is induced in a cluster. In this thesis, we develop a class of marginal models for right censored ...
On the Oscillations of Jupiter as Observed by Voyager 2
Data recorded from Voyager 2 in 1979 during closest approach to Jupiter is prepared and analyzed for evidence of Jovian modal forcing. Comparisons are drawn between the data set in question and previously performed ...
Joint Modelling of Longitudinal Quality of Life Measurements and Survival Data in Cancer Clinical Trials
In cancer clinical trials, longitudinal Quality of Life (QoL) measurements on a patient may be analyzed by classical linear mixed models but some patients may drop out of study due to recurrence or death, which causes ...
Air Pollution and Health: Time Series Tools and Analysis
This thesis is concerned, loosely, with time series analysis. It is also, loosely, concerned with smoothers and Generalized Additive Models. And, finally, it is also concerned with the estimation of health risk due to air ...