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Author Schlattmann, Peter

Title Medical applications of finite mixture models / Peter Schlattmann
Published [Berlin] : Springer-Verlag, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (x, 246 pages) : illustrations
Series Statistics for biology and health
Statistics for biology and health
Contents Introduction : heterogeneity in medicine -- Modeling count data -- Theory and algorithms -- Disease mapping and cluster investigations -- Modeling heterogeneity in psychophysiology -- Investigating and analyzing heterogeneity in meta-analysis -- Analysis of gene expression data
Summary The book shows how to model heterogeneity in medical research with covariate adjusted finite mixture models. The areas of application include epidemiology, gene expression data, disease mapping, meta-analysis, neurophysiology and pharmacology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Mixture distributions (Probability theory)
Medicine -- Mathematical models.
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Meta-Analysis as Topic
Models, Statistical
MEDICAL -- Biostatistics.
Medicine -- Mathematical models.
Mixture distributions (Probability theory)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783540686514