- Code STAT8003
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Statistics
- Areas of interest Statistics
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Yanlin Shi
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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This is a course which studies some statistical techniques which are mainly or extensively used in medical statistics.
The main area of discussion is the analysis of biostatistical and clinical trial data. Topics: prospective, cross-sectional and retrospective trials; mortality; incidence, prevalence; relative risks; odds ratio; meta analysis; testing survival curves; Kaplan-Meier estimate; Cox regression; competing risks.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
To achieve an understanding of and facility in:
- Explain in detail the concept of survival models.
- Understand estimation procedures for lifetime distributions
- Derive statistical models of transfer between multiple states, including processes with single or multiple decrements, and describe relationships between probabilites of transfer and transition intensities.
- Describe maximum likelihood estimators for the transition intensities in models of transfer between states with piecewise constant transition intensities.
- Demonstrate how to estimate transition intensities depending on age, exactly or using the census approximation.
- Demonstrate how to test crude estimates for consistency with a standard table or a set of graduate estimates, and demonstrate the process of graduation.
Please refer to Course Website
Assessment for this course will comprise:
- Mid Semester Exam 20%
- Final Examination 80%
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10 hours per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
See Course website: http://ecocomm.anu.edu.au/courses/course.asp?code=STAT8003
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2907||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|