Search for dissertations about: "Survival Analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 882 swedish dissertations containing the words Survival Analysis.

  1. 1. Neural Network Approaches To Survival Analysis

    University dissertation from Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University

    Author : Jonas Kalderstam; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Survival Analysis; Artificial Neural Networks; Machine Learning; Genetic Algorithms; Evolutionary Algorithms; Fysicumarkivet:2015:Kalderstam;

    Abstract : Predicting the probable survival for a patient can be very challenging for many diseases. In many forms of cancer, the choice of treatment can be directly impacted by the estimated risk for the patient. This thesis explores different methods to predict the patient's survival chances using artificial neural networks (ANN). READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrative genomic and survival analysis of breast tumors

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Szilard Nemes; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; biostatistics; cancer; survival analysis; gemonics; DNA copy number aberrations; messenger RNA;

    Abstract : With the continued accumulation of genomic data at ever increasing resolution the challenge ahead lies in reading out meaningful clinical/biological information form the data that can contribute to a better understanding of the cancerous process. The need for novel approaches, new statistical methods is therefore strong. READ MORE

  3. 3. Correlated random effects models for clustered survival data

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Frank Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Survival analysis; frailty model; competing risks; random effects; case-cohort; routine register; semiparametric; competing risks; case-cohort; semiparametric; Survival analysis; random effects; routine register; frailty model;

    Abstract : Frailty models are frequently used to analyse clustered survival data in medical contexts. The frailties, or random effects, are used to model the association between individual survival times within clusters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-employment Entry and Survival Evidence from Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Nykvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Self-employment; entrepreneurship; liquidity constraints; wealth; displacement; plant closure; survival; success; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Hurst and Lusardi (2004) use higher-order polynomials in wealth in estimating the relationship with entrepreneurship. They find evidence conflicting with the existence of extensive liquidity constraints in the United States. In this paper, their approach is replicated on Swedish data. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    University dissertation from Muhammad Kamrul Islam

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE