Accession Number : ADA111721

Title :   Jackknifing the Kaplan-Meier Survival Estimator for Censored Data: Simulation Results and Asymptotic Analysis.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Gaver,Donald P ; Miller,Rupert G , Jr

PDF Url : ADA111721

Report Date : Jan 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : The Kaplan-Meier estimate is a non-parametric maximum likelihood estimate for the probability of equipment of human survival. This report describes a jackknife confidence limit procedure for probability of survival, based on K.-M., and describes confidence limit properties by simulation and by asymptotic analysis. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Nonparametric statistics, Probability, Estimates, Survival equipment, Survival(Personnel), Confidence limits, Monte Carlo method, Reliability

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE