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Survival analysis with correlated endpoints. Joint frailty-copula models. (English) Zbl 1429.62003
SpringerBriefs in Statistics. JSS Research Series in Statistics. Singapore: Springer (ISBN 978-981-13-3515-0/pbk; 978-981-13-3516-7/ebook). xvii, 118 p. (2019).
This book can be used as a textbook for a course aimed at postgraduate students in biostatistics and medicine. It consists of 6 chapters starting from soft introduction to terminology, multivariate survival analysis, joint frailty-copula models and personalized dynamic prediction of survival. As footnote, the authors included open problems and future developments. Apart from solid theoretical findings in survival analysis, this book is equipped with an brief and useful introduction to R “Survival Package” and case studies that can be used as labs.

62-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to statistics
62P10 Applications of statistics to biology and medical sciences; meta analysis
62H05 Characterization and structure theory for multivariate probability distributions; copulas
62N01 Censored data models
62N05 Reliability and life testing
92B15 General biostatistics
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