Parametric models for incubation distribution in presence of left and right censoring

Arni S R Rao, Srabashi Basu, Ayanendranath Basu, Jayanta K. Ghosh

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Abstract

When both left and right censoring are present in the data simultaneously, estimating the incubation distribution becomes difficult. In this paper we have introduced several parametric models and have estimated the parameters by the method of moments. A numerical study explores the efficacy of the method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)371-384
Number of pages14
JournalIndian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics
Volume36
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • AIDS
  • HIV Infection
  • Left and Right Censoring
  • Survival Data

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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