survival distributions: reliability applications in the biomedical sciences - 1. ed. - new york, london, sydney : john wiley and sons 1975 - xv, 331 pp. - wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics. applied probability and statistics bradley, ralph a. (ed.) hunter, j. stuart (ed.) kendall, david g. (ed.) et al. .

from the table of contents: preface; acknowledgements; introduction; life table analysis of survival data; estimation and inference in the exponential distribution; estimating parameters of the weibull, gamma, and rayleigh survival distributions; growth in and assessment of survivability; numerical maximization of likelihood functions; comparisons of survival distributions; sample size determination in clinical trials; appendix; annotated bibliography;

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medical statistics

distribution (probability theory)

life expectancy

reliability (engineering)

biometry

statistics

612 human physiology