Browsing 2009 Dissertations (MU) by Thesis Department "Statistics (MU)"
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Adaptive optimal design with application to a two drug combination trial based on efficiencytoxicity response
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] The first part of this dissertation develops an adaptive optimal design for dosefinding with combination therapies that accounts for both efficacy ... 
Bayes factor consistency in linear models when p grows with n
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation examines consistency of Bayes factors in the model comparison problem for linear models. Common approaches to Bayesian analysis of ... 
Bayesian smoothing spline analysis of variance models
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)Based on the pioneering work by Wahba (1990) in smoothing splines for nonparametric regression, Gu (2002) decomposed the regression function based on a tensor sum decomposition of inner product spaces into orthogonal ... 
A hierarchical Bayesian mixture approach for modeling reflectivity fields with application to Nowcasting
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] We study a hierarchical Bayesian framework for finite mixtures of distributions. We first consider a Dirichlet mixture of normal components and utilize ... 
Hierarchical physicalstatistical forecasting in the atmospheric sciences
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] A class of hierarchical Bayesian models is introduced for PhysicalStatistical forecasting purposes in the Atmospheric Sciences. The first project ... 
Multiple imputation approaches to regression analysis of intervalcensored failure time data
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation discusses regression analysis of intervalcensored failure time data, which occur in many fields including demographical, epidemiological, ... 
Nonparametric analysis of intervalcensored failure time data
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)This thesis considers the problem of treatment comparisons when only intervalcensored failure time data are available. This type of data occurs frequently in clinical trials and other followup studies. We study several ... 
Statistical analysis for survival data with missing information
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)As a branch of statistics, survival analysis, which is often referred to as "reliability theory" in engineering, has a long history. While in practical problems, some information might be missing. This dissertation discusses ... 
Statistical analysis of failure time data with missing information
(University of MissouriColumbia, 2009)Failure time data arise in many fields and can involve different types of censoring structures and missing information. We consider three cases: rightcensored data with missing censoring indicators, clustered current ...