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Event History and Survival Analysis

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February 2014 | 112 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Drawing on recent 'event history' analytical methods from biostatistics, engineering, and sociology, this book explains how longitudinal data can be used to study the causes of deaths, crimes, wars, and many other 'people' events. The author provides clear and concise explanations, without using overtly technical or mathematical language.
 
Introduction
 
Discrete-Time Methods
 
Parametric Methods for Continuous-Time Data
 
Cox Regression
 
Multiple Kinds of Events
 
Repeated Events
 
Conclusion

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Paul D. Allison

Paul D. Allison, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania where he teaches graduate courses in methods and statistics. He is also the founder and president of Statistical Horizons LLC which offers short courses on a wide variety of statistical topics.After completing his doctorate in sociology at the University of Wisconsin, he did postdoctoral study in statistics at the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania. He has published eight books and more than 60 articles on topics that include linear regression, log-linear analysis, logistic regression, structural equation models, inequality measures,... More About Author

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