Change detection on longitudinal data in periodontal research.

  title={Change detection on longitudinal data in periodontal research.},
  author={Mark C. K. Yang and Y Y Namgung and Ronald G. Marks and Ingvar Magnusson and William B Clark},
  journal={Journal of periodontal research},
  volume={28 2},
Longitudinal data of attachment level (AL) or the alveolar bone level are often used to assess the progression of periodontal disease. This paper tries to identify the most efficient method to detect the changes of AL in a general periodontal research environment; that is, a sequential decision based on multiple sites. Several existing methods suggested in… CONTINUE READING