Case Studies in Data Analysis by John D. Kalbfleisch, Cyntha A. Struthers, Duncan C. Thomas

By John D. Kalbfleisch, Cyntha A. Struthers, Duncan C. Thomas (auth.), Jane F. Gentleman, G. A. Whitmore (eds.)

This quantity is a set of 8 Case reports in information research that seemed in quite a few problems with the Canadian magazine of facts (OS) over a twelve­ 12 months interval from 1982 to 1993. One follow-up article to Case research No.4 can be incorporated within the quantity. The OS's part on Case stories in facts research used to be initiated through a former editor who desired to raise the analytical content material of the magazine. We have been requested to develop into part Co-Editors and to strengthen a layout for the case experiences. every one case examine offers analyses of a true info set by means of or extra analysts or groups of analysts operating independently in a simulated consulting context. The part aimed toward demonstrating the method of statistical research and the potential range of methods and conclusions. for every case learn, the Co-Editors stumbled on a collection of genuine Canadian info, posed what they notion was once an attractive statistical challenge, and recruited analysts operating in Canada who have been prepared to take on it. the printed case experiences describe the knowledge and the matter, and current and speak about the analysts' recommendations. For a few case reviews, the companies of the information have been invited to give a contribution their very own analysis.

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66 pages. Ross, Val (1979). High stakes in a deadly game. Maclean's Newsmagazine, 92, No. 48 (Nov. 26, 1979), 25. , and Miller, Warren C. (1980). Smoke inhalation in firemen. Thorax, 35, 838-842. Weill, Hans; Hughes, Janet; Carr, Jean, and Dharmarajan, V. (1979). Long term respiratory effects in high level acute chlorine gas exposure. Unpublished Report. Dept. of Medicine, Tulane University. Whittingham, Anthony (1979). Mississauga rattlers. Maclean's Newsmagazine, 92, No. 49 (Dec. 3, 1979), 46.

Thus, the first set of analysts had access to more complete data and information than did the others. Roos provided the Section Associate Editors with a three-page description of the technical methodology and terminology of the lung-function tests, which they included in the material sent to analysts. The analysts' work was done anonymously and independently. Analysis of pulmonary function data Robert KUSIAK* and Jaan ROOSt Ontario Ministry of Labour 1. METHODS Each measure of lung function in Table l(a) was used as the dependent variable in a regression calculation where the characteristics of the firefighters listed in Table 1(b) were used as the independent variables.

Statist. Soc. Ser. B, 29, 199-228. A. Whitmore, Jane F. Gentleman Key words and phrases: Iceberg movement, marine structure, collision risk bivariate time series, autoregressive, moving average, prediction, probability contour plot. AMS 1980 subject classifications: Primary 62-07; secondary 62MIO, 62M20 ABSTRACT Icebergs pose a serious risk to fixed marine structures in northern waters. In this case study, the analysts were provided with three months of data on iceberg movements, weather, and ocean conditions in the vicinity of an oil-drilling platform in the South Labrador Sea during the 1980 summer drilling season.

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