A fundamental statistical framework for the analysis of complex longitudinal data is provided in this book. It provides the first comprehensive description of optimal estimation techniques based on time-dependent data structures. The techniques go beyond standard statistical approaches and can be used to teach masters and Ph.D. students. The text is ideally suitable for researchers in statistics with a strong interest in the analysis of complex longitudinal data.
Table of ContentsIntroduction * General Methodology * Monotone Censored Data * Cross Sectional Data and Right Censored Data Combined * Multivariate Right Censored Multivariate Data * Unified Approach for Causal Inference and Censored Data