5. Semi-Markov Processes and Usefulness in Medicine

  1. Catherine Huber,
  2. Nikolaos Limnios,
  3. Mounir Mesbah and
  4. Mikhail Nikulin
  1. Eve Mathieu-Dupas,
  2. Claudine Gras-Aygon and
  3. Jean-Pierre Daurès

Published Online: 27 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470610985.ch5

Mathematical Methods in Survival Analysis, Reliability and Quality of Life

Mathematical Methods in Survival Analysis, Reliability and Quality of Life

How to Cite

Mathieu-Dupas, E., Gras-Aygon, C. and Daurès, J.-P. (2008) Semi-Markov Processes and Usefulness in Medicine, in Mathematical Methods in Survival Analysis, Reliability and Quality of Life (eds C. Huber, N. Limnios, M. Mesbah and M. Nikulin), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470610985.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848210103

Online ISBN: 9780470610985

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Keywords:

  • cumulative distribution;
  • non-homogenous context;
  • immuno-virological measure;
  • breast cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • An application to HIV control

  • An application to breast cancer

  • Discussion

  • Bibliography