Advances in Growth Curve Models: Topics from the Indian Statistical Institute

Advances in Growth Curve Models: Topics from the Indian Statistical Institute

by Ratan Dasgupta (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781489992758
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 08/07/2015
Series: Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics , #46
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ratan Dasgupta was born on 15 September 1953 to Manoranjan and Saraswati at Agartala, Tripura. After completion of high school and graduation (1972) at hometown Agartala, he completed his Masters (1975) and Ph.D (1981) degree in Statistics at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata; where he is employed as a Professor. Apart from Ph.D topic on rates of convergence in CLT, his areas of research interest are: application of Statistics in Quality Control, fluid mechanics, environment, physics etc. He has published about 60 research papers. He is married to Soma and has a son Debkumar.

Table of Contents

Yam Growth Experiment and Above-ground Biomass as Possible Predictor.- Some Statistical Perspectives of Growth Models in Health Care Plans.- Testing of Growth Curves with Cubic Smoothing Splines.- Non uniform Rates of Convergence to Normality for Two sample U-statistics in Non IID Case with Applications.- Correlated Bivariate Linear Growth Models: Optimal Designs for Slope Parameter Estimation.- Optimal-Time Harvest of Elephant Foot Yam and Related Theoretical Issues.- Evolution of Scour and velocity fluctuation due to turbulence around cylinders.- South Pole Ozone Profile and Lower Tolerance Limit.- Population Distribution of Human Growth Curve Parameters Through a Combination of Longitudinal and Cross-sectional Data.- Tuber Crop Growth and Pareto Model.- Effect of past demographic events on the mtDNA mismatch distribution among the Adi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh, India.- Growth Curve Model in Relation to Extremal Processes based on Stationary Random Variables.- A Method of Population Projection by Using Leslie Matrix in Indian Context.- Indian Statistical Institute and Tata Motors Pune: Growth curve for cumulative defects.- Growth and Nutritional Status of Pre-school Children: A Comparative Study of Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal.

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