Gérard Derzko

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The comparison of Weibull distributions with unequal shape parameters, in the case of right censored survival data obtained from independent samples, is considered within the framework of Bayesian statistical methodology. The procedures are illustrated with the example of a mortality study where a new treatment is compared to a placebo. The posterior(More)
In controlled clinical trials, where minimizing treatment failures is crucial, response-adaptive designs are attractive competitors to 1:1 randomized designs for comparing the success rates φ(1) and φ(2) of two treatments. In these designs each new treatment assignment depends on previous outcomes through some predefined rule. Here Play-The-Winner (PW),(More)
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