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T. C. NokeriData Science Revealedhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6870-4_11

11. Survival Analysis

Tshepo Chris Nokeri1  
(1)
Pretoria, South Africa
 

This chapter introduces the survival analysis. The method comprises two families: the parametric method and the nonparametric method. Parametric survival analysis models include Weibull, exponential, log-linear, and many others (learn more from Lifelines1). Nonparametric survival analysis models include Kaplan-Meier and Nelson-Aalen.

This chapter covers only the most popular nonparametric model, called the Kaplan-Meier model, which measures a binary variable using time. It has relaxed assumptions about the structure ...

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