3. Finite Sample Moments and Large Sample Consistency of Tests and Estimators

  1. Thomas R. Fleming and
  2. David P. Harrington

Published Online: 26 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150672.ch3

Counting Processes and Survival Analysis

Counting Processes and Survival Analysis

How to Cite

Fleming, T. R. and Harrington, D. P. (2005) Finite Sample Moments and Large Sample Consistency of Tests and Estimators, in Counting Processes and Survival Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150672.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471769880

Online ISBN: 9781118150672

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Keywords:

  • finite sample moments;
  • large-sample property;
  • survival distribution;
  • nonparametric estimation;
  • Kaplan-Meier estimator

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nonparametric Estimation of the Survival Distribution

  • Some Finite Sample Properties of Linear Rank Statistics

  • Consistency of the Kaplan-Meier Estimator

  • Bibliographic Notes