censored data

censored data

[¦sen·sərd ′dad·ə]
(statistics)
Observations collected by determining in advance whether to record only a specified number of the smallest or largest values, or of the remaining values in a sample of a particular size.
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Scant attention is then devoted to five data analysis techniques: stochastic frontiers, truncated data analysis, censored data analysis, duration data analysis, and high dimensional data visualization.
Mean model fatigue curve (-), two standard deviation intervals (*,*) for 15 MC trials and test data (+); the censored data are noted by *
What I really need to be able to tell them, based on what we know, based on the censored data, the biomarker data, and the 100,000 patients similar to you--genetically and life wise--your risk is actually 50 percent, or your risk is actually a quarter of a percent.
Previous methods to address the issue of estimating resource use with censored data have notable limitations.
This second edition offers new and expanded material on topics such as probability plotting, maximum likelihood estimation of censored data, and uncertainty analysis.
Randomly censored data should not influence our point estimate, but should cause wider confidence intervals, (20) and our imputations did not suggest systematic missing data; therefore, for our final models, we treated missing diary days as censored.
Parametric and nonparametric bootstrap confidence intervals for the complete and censored data sets were estimated for the 0.
Work remains to be done to determine how the issue of censored data could be incorporated into other data collection techniques.
In this paper we discuss some properties and parameters estimation of mixed Inverse Weibull distribution(MIWD) from censored data.
These lead to the following two kinds of statistical errors which should be avoided when measuring case processes and outcomes: (1) treating truncated or censored data as if they were uncensored, that is, as if the time to an event of interest were known exactly, and (2) treating selected data as if they were fully representative of the complete sample of cases.
In fact, right censored data often arise in the study of survival analysis, medical follow-up and reliability.
The estimation methodology employed in Hoftyzer (1984), however, was not the appropriate technique for a censored data set.