Statistics in Medicine

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Volume 17 Issue 10 (30 May 1998)


Research Articles

Estimating the effect of zidovudine on Kaposi's sarcoma from observational data using a rank preserving structural failure‐time model

  • Author: Marshall M. Joffe, Donald R. Hoover, Lisa P. Jacobson, Lawrence Kingsley, Joan S. Chmiel, Barbara R. Visscher, James M. Robins
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980530)17:10<1073::AID-SIM789>3.0.CO;2-P (p 1073-1102)

Cancer phase I clinical trials: efficient dose escalation with overdose control

  • Author: James Babb, André Rogatko, Shelemyahu Zacks
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980530)17:10<1103::AID-SIM793>3.0.CO;2-9 (p 1103-1120)

Optimal vaccine trial design when estimating vaccine efficacy for susceptibility and infectiousness from multiple populations

  • Author: Ira M. Longini, Karen Sagatelian, Wasima N. Rida, M. Elizabeth Halloran
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980530)17:10<1121::AID-SIM824>3.0.CO;2-E (p 1121-1136)

Multi‐level modelling of conception in artificial insemination by donor

  • Author: Rene Ecochard, David G. Clayton
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980530)17:10<1137::AID-SIM822>3.0.CO;2-1 (p 1137-1156)

Sample size requirements for the comparison of two or more coefficients of inter‐observer agreement

  • Author: Allan Donner
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980530)17:10<1157::AID-SIM792>3.0.CO;2-W (p 1157-1168)

Feed forward neural networks for the analysis of censored survival data: a partial logistic regression approach

  • Author: Elia Biganzoli, Patrizia Boracchi, Luigi Mariani, Ettore Marubini
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980530)17:10<1169::AID-SIM796>3.0.CO;2-D (p 1169-1186)

Book Reviews

Book Review: The EM Algorithm and Extensions. Geoffrey J. McLachlan and Thriyambakam Krishnan, Wiley, New York, 1997. No. of pages: xvii+274. Price: $59.95. ISBN 0‐471‐12358‐7

  • Author: Daniel F. Heitjan
  • Pub Online: Dec 04, 1998
  • DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-0258(19980530)17:10<1187::AID-SIM849>3.0.CO;2-A (p 1187-1187)

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