Week
No.

Literature
R & H

Topic

Comment
R & H

3

2.12.14, 2.17, 2.20
Notes:
Loglocationscale families (22.01)
Independent censoring (24.01).

Probability distributions for lifetimes.
Fundamental properties. Important distributions and properties.

Only main results in 2.17 are covered.

45

11.111.3, 11.5
Notes:
About the exponential distribution (30.01)
The logrank test
(12.02)

Lifetime data. Censoring. Nonparametric
methods. Plotting (TTT, KaplanMeier, NelsonAalen.)
The logrank test.


68

11.4
Notes:
Likelihood construction (13.02)
On parametric inference (13.02)
The standard confidence interval (19.02)

Parametric estimation and testing. Maximum
likelihood. Information matrix. Confidence intervals. Probability plots (MINITAB).


911

Ch. 12.
Notes:
Survival regression etc. (27.02)
Regression with Life Data – MINITAB (27.02)
Case study in medical statistics (12.03)
Case study in reliability (12.03)

Regression methods. Covariates. Weibull regression.
Coxregression. Accellerated lifetime
testing.

Example 12.2 page 532 and rest of Ch. 12
are not covered.

1213 and 1718
(Note: No lectures in week 14)

Ch.
7

Point processes. Recurrent events.
Repairable systems. Poisson processes and renewal processes. Modelling and
statistical analysis of data. Likelihoodmethods.

The following is covered (not always in
detail): 7.1 only to 7.1.3; most of 7.2, but only to 7.2.6; 7.3 to 7.3.4; but in addition
7.3.8; most of 7.4. Pooled versions of Laplace
and MilHdbk tests (as used by MINITAB).

15


Easter
vacation


16


Discussing
Exam June 2005


19 (1st of May lecture moved to May 6 )


Review:
Exam June 2008

