Case Studies in Data Analysis by John D. Kalbfleisch, Cyntha A. Struthers, Duncan C. Thomas

By John D. Kalbfleisch, Cyntha A. Struthers, Duncan C. Thomas (auth.), Jane F. Gentleman, G. A. Whitmore (eds.)

This quantity is a suite of 8 Case reviews in information research that seemed in a number of problems with the Canadian magazine of facts (OS) over a twelve­ 12 months interval from 1982 to 1993. One follow-up article to Case learn No.4 is usually incorporated within the quantity. The OS's part on Case experiences in information research used to be initiated by means of a former editor who desired to elevate the analytical content material of the magazine. We have been requested to turn into part Co-Editors and to advance a structure for the case reviews. every one case learn offers analyses of a true facts set via or extra analysts or groups of analysts operating independently in a simulated consulting context. The part aimed toward demonstrating the method of statistical research and the prospective variety of ways and conclusions. for every case examine, the Co-Editors discovered a suite of actual Canadian info, posed what they proposal used to be an engaging statistical challenge, and recruited analysts operating in Canada who have been keen to take on it. the broadcast case stories describe the information and the matter, and current and talk about the analysts' options. For a few case experiences, the services of the knowledge have been invited to give a contribution their very own analysis.

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Yn)' and X = (Xl' ... , x n)'. Then Wilks' lambda is A = I(Y,x),(Y,X)1 IY'YIIX'XI ' which is symmetrical in X and Y. It can be shown that the null distribution of A is independent of X, and so it follows that A has the same null distribution if X is a q-variate normal random variable and Y is a fixed p-variate vector. 2, Pages 25-43 TABLE 7: ANOVA for Hotelling's T2. Exposure Difference 55 Variables TLC,FRC,RV +FEV,FVC,V50,V75,KCO dJ. 860 55 dJ. 352 In our case p = 8 and q = 1. The likelihood-ratio test for a multivariate regression of lung-function differences on exposure is computationally the same as the F-test for a multiple regression of exposure on lung-function differences.

Pour tenter de mieux cerner ce danger, des observateurs ont ete charges de relever les mouvements des icebergs ainsi que les conditions climatiques et maritimes prevalent dans les parages d'une plate-forme de forage du sud de la Mer du Labrador. Le cueillette de donnees s'est poursuivie pendant trois mois au cours de I'ete 1980. Les analystes auxquels ces donnees ont ete confiees avaient pour mission de construire un modele probabiliste apte a predire les deplacements des icebergs. Le modele devait permettre en outre d'evaluer les risques de collision auxquels la plate-forme de forage est exposee.

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