Chapter 2. Flowgraph Models

  1. Aparna V. Huzurbazar

Published Online: 17 NOV 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471686565.ch2

Flowgraph Models for Multistate Time-to-Event Data

Flowgraph Models for Multistate Time-to-Event Data

How to Cite

Huzurbazar, A. V. (2004) Flowgraph Models, in Flowgraph Models for Multistate Time-to-Event Data, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471686565.ch2

Author Information

  1. University of New Mexico, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 NOV 2004
  2. Published Print: 5 NOV 2004

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Walter A. Shewhart and
  2. Samuel S. Wilks

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471265146

Online ISBN: 9780471686569

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Keywords:

  • flowgraphs for counts;
  • moment generating functions (MGF);
  • multistate time-to-event data

Summary

Chapter 2 introduces flowgraph models including: series, parallel, feedback loop, recurrent events, convolution, competing risks, and finite mixture distribution. Examples include: cancer progression, kidney disease, heartburn, AIDS, endoscopy, hydraulic pump, parts testing, count data, and reliability repair.