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ERIC Number: EJ1096597
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0141-982X
The Kaplan-Meier Theatre
Gerds, Thomas A.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v38 n2 p45-49 Sum 2016
Survival is difficult to estimate when observation periods of individuals differ in length. Students imagine sailing the Titanic and then recording whether they "live" or "die." A clever algorithm is performed which results in the Kaplan-Meier estimate of survival.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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