01621nam a2200313 a 4500001001300000008004100013020001800054035001700072041000800089082002600097100011100123245008000234250001100314260005800325300001600383490009600399490002900495490002900524490002900553490001100582505046100593650002301054650003801077650002001115650003001135650001301165650001501178700011401193LIB905159007161206s1975 000 0 a0-471-32817-0 aIHS103238207 aeng a612 human physiology agross, alan j.udivision of public health, school of health sciences, university of massachusetts, amherst asurvival distributions: reliability applications in the biomedical sciences a1. ed. anew york, london, sydney :bjohn wiley and sonsc1975 axv, 331 pp. awiley series in probability and mathematical statistics. applied probability and statistics abradley, ralph a. (ed.) ahunter, j. stuart (ed.) akendall, david g. (ed.) aet al. afrom 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; amedical statistics adistribution (probability theory) alife expectancy areliability (engineering) abiometry astatistics aclark, virginia a.udivision of biostatistics, school of public health, university of california, los angeles