Chapter 12. Some Specialized Techniques

  1. Robert C. Elston1 and
  2. William D. Johnson2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470740781.ch12

Basic Biostatistics for Geneticists and Epidemiologists: A Practical Approach

Basic Biostatistics for Geneticists and Epidemiologists: A Practical Approach

How to Cite

Elston, R. C. and Johnson, W. D. (2007) Some Specialized Techniques, in Basic Biostatistics for Geneticists and Epidemiologists: A Practical Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470740781.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, USA

  2. 2

    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470024898

Online ISBN: 9780470740781

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Keywords:

  • univariate analysis;
  • multivariate analysis (MANOVA);
  • multivariate general linear models;
  • discriminant analysis, discriminant function;
  • logistic, or logit transformation, logistic regression;
  • survival time, singly and progressively censored data, survivorship function;
  • hazard function, proportional hazards;
  • Cox's regression model, life-table method, Kaplan-Meier method;
  • permutation test, randomization test, Fisher's exact test;
  • resampling, bootstrap, jackknife, cross-validation;
  • construction data set, training data set, validation data set

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Multivariate Analysis

  • Discriminant Analysis

  • Logistic Regression

  • Analysis of Survival Times

  • Estimating Survival Curves

  • Permutation Tests

  • Resampling Methods

  • Summary

  • Further Reading

  • Problems