You are not currently logged in.
Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:
The Efficiency of Cox's Likelihood Function for Censored Data
Journal of the American Statistical Association
Vol. 72, No. 359 (Sep., 1977), pp. 557-565
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2286217
Page Count: 9
You can always find the topics here!Topics: Censorship, Censored data, Maximum likelihood estimation, Kaplan meiers estimate, Fisher information, Estimators, Statistical variance, Parameterization, Elders, Maximum likelihood estimators
Were these topics helpful?See something inaccurate? Let us know!
Select the topics that are inaccurate.
Preview not available
D.R. Cox has suggested a simple method for the regression analysis of censored data. We carry out an information calculation which shows that Cox's method has full asymptotic efficiency under conditions which are likely to be satisfied in many realistic situations. The connection of Cox's method with the Kaplan-Meier estimator of a survival curve is made explicit.
Journal of the American Statistical Association © 1977 American Statistical Association