Accession Number : ADA313650

Title :   Topics in Statistical Estimation and Control.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 15 Feb 91-14 Feb 95,

Corporate Author : RUTGERS - THE STATE UNIV PISCATAWAY NJ

Personal Author(s) : Robbins, Herbert ; Zhang, Cun-Hui

PDF Url : ADA313650

Report Date : 02 MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : Methods of statistical design and inference were obtained for treatment effects under certain data-based allocation rules which are potentially useful when ethical concern is the major factor or when certain difficulties arise in recruiting patients for randomized clinical trials. Results were also obtained in related fields including sequential allocation, mixture models and survival analysis.

Descriptors :   *STATISTICAL INFERENCE, *NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS, DATA BASES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, OPTIMIZATION, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN, MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATION, PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, RANDOM VARIABLES, STATISTICAL DATA, SEQUENTIAL ANALYSIS, ERROR ANALYSIS, BAYES THEOREM.

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE