Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Biostatistics
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Lai, T. L. 2005. Sequential Analysis. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
This article gives an overview of sequential analysis and its applications to data and safety monitoring of clinical trials, determination of median effective dose and maximum tolerated dose, fixed-width confidence intervals, and adaptive design of biomedical studies.
- group sequential tests;
- sequential design;
- stochastic approximation;
- fixed-width confidence intervals;
- backward induction