Lifetime Data: Statistical Models and Methods (Second Edition) (Quality #16) (Hardcover)

Lifetime Data: Statistical Models and Methods (Second Edition) (Quality #16) By Jayant V. Deshpande, Sudha G. Purohit Cover Image

Lifetime Data: Statistical Models and Methods (Second Edition) (Quality #16) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 16 in the Quality series.

This book is meant for postgraduate modules that cover lifetime data in reliability and survival analysis as taught in statistics, engineering statistics and medical statistics courses. It is helpful for researchers who wish to choose appropriate models and methods for analyzing lifetime data. There is an extensive discussion on the concept and role of ageing in choosing appropriate models for lifetime data, with a special emphasis on tests of exponentiality. There are interesting contributions related to the topics of ageing, tests for exponentiality, competing risks and repairable systems. A special feature of this book is that it introduces the public domain R-software and explains how it can be used in computations of methods discussed in the book.This new edition includes new sections on Frailty Models and Accelerated Life Time Models. Many more illustrations and exercises are also included.
Product Details ISBN: 9789814730662
ISBN-10: 9814730661
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Publication Date: January 27th, 2016
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Quality