Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

STAT 411: Applied Survival Analysis

Course Details
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Some background in basic statistical methods or biostatistics, or permission of instructor.
Description:  Modern statistical methods are covered to analyze data that is right, left and/or interval-censored. Nonparametric approaches such as the Kaplan-Meier estimation technique, log-rank test and proportional-hazards model are considered as are parametric methods such as those based on the Exponential and Weibull distribution. Accelerated failure time models and nonlinear models are also discussed.