A Survey of Covariance Models for Censored Life Data with an Application of Recidivism Analysis.
CORNELL UNIV ITHACA N Y SCHOOL OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
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A survey is given of techniques for covariance analysis of censored life data. Both parametric and nonparametric approaches are reviewed. An application is given to the evaluation of parolee followup data. The effects of covariates, such as age, income, and drug use, on time to rearrest were examined. One of these covariates varies with time. The records of two correctional institutions are compared after adjusting for non-homogeneity of covariate values.
- Statistics and Probability