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Forecasting and Non-Stationarity of Surgical Demand Time Series
Surgical scheduling is complicated by naturally occurring, and human-induced variability in the demand for surgical services. We used time series methods to detect, model and forecast these behaviors in surgical demand ...
Some Advances in the Multitaper Method of Spectrum Estimation
Four contributions to the multitaper method of applied spectrum estimation are presented. These are a generalization of the multitaper method of spectrum estimation to time-series possessing irregularly spaced ...
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 ...