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Survival Analysis: A Self-Learning Text
This greatly expanded second edition of Survival Analysis- A Self-learning Text provides a highly readable description of state-of-the-art methods of analysis of survival/event-history data. This text is suitable for researchers and statisticians working in the medical and other life sciences as well as statisticians in academia who teach introductory and second-level cour ...more
Hardcover, 700 pages
Published August 31st 2011 by Springer
(first published August 16th 2005)
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If you are looking for an easy to use and understand book on survival analysis basics, I recommend this. The "walk you through it with examples and highlighted key terms" approach is unique among textbooks and make it a go to book for me (I'm an epidemiologist). I appreciate the book's candid discussions on the mathematical assumptions of the models, as well as the many examples of SAS and Stata code. If you have a unique data problem or question (or are a statistician), you may find this doesn' ...more
fairly outdated and only focuses on the frequentist approach. Not much discussion of stochastic processes. Unfortunately I haven't yet found a good survival analysis textbook. The ideal book would have stoch proc, freq and bayesian approaches along with R codes to back up analysis. Let me know if you find such a book or write one, I'd buy a copy for my professional library.