The kappa statistic measures the extent to which different raters or examiners differ when looking at the same data and assigning categories.
Censoring in time-series data occurs when some event causes subjects to cease producing data for reasons beyond the control of the investigator, or for reasons external to the issue being studied.
Survival analysis is a set of methods used to model and analyze survival data, also called time-to-event data.
The probability distribution for X is the possible values of X and their associated probabilities. With two separate discrete random variables, X and Y, the joint probability distribution is the function f(x,y)
With a sample of size N, the jackknife involves calculating N values of the estimator, with each value calculated on the basis of the entire sample less one observation.
In the interim monitoring of clinical trials, multiple looks are taken at the accruing patient results - say, response to a medication.
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