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Mathematical Sciences Distinguished Speaker Colloquium by N. Balakrishnan
Friday, Nov. 22
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Location: JSOM 12.218

N. Balakrishnan

McMaster University, Canada

Cure Models

In this talk, I will first give some historical account of work on cure models.  I will then describe some of the important cure rate models and then present a flexible cure rate model that encompasses some of the special cases and describe both direct maximum likelihood estimation and an efficient EM algorithm.  I will then discuss some model discrimination results.  Finally, I will describe some generalizations including proportional hazards model, proportional odds model, and some destructive cure models.  All the models will be illustrated with some melanoma data sets.

Coffee to be served 30 minutes prior to the talk in the alcove outside of FO 2.406.


Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to [email protected]. All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.
Contact Info:
Viswanath Ramakrishna, 972-883-6873
Questions? Email me.

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