Milton Parnes

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This paper presents examples of situations in which one wishes to estimate a multivariate distribution from data that may be right-censored. A distinction is made between what we term 'homogeneous' and 'heterogeneous' censoring. It is shown how a multivariate empirical survivor function must be constructed in order to be considered a (nonparametric) maximum(More)
In clinical research, it is sometimes desirable to dichotomize a continuous variable so that the information expressed using a dichotomous variable is more straightforward for clinicians to interpret and communicate with patients. The distribution of the continuous variable can differ between two populations defined by a disease case status. Under such a(More)
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