Publisher description for The statistical analysis of failure time data / J. D. Kalbfleisch, R. L. Prentice.
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Synthesizes statistical models and methods for the analysis of failure time or ``survival'' data. Focuses on regression problems with survival data, specifically the estimation of regression coefficients and distributional shape in the presence of shaping. Deals with the theory, applications and extensions of the proportional hazards model. Includes worked examples and problems for solution.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Failure time data analysis, Survival analysis (Biometry)Regression analysis