By Eugene Demidenko

ISBN-10: 0471601616

ISBN-13: 9780471601616

ISBN-10: 0471726133

ISBN-13: 9780471726135

Although a few books were released in this topic lately, this quantity offers rigorous and self-contained insurance of the subject. The objective of the e-book is to fill the distance within the current literature. many of the on hand texts on combined types pay attention to the dialogue of uncomplicated houses of the versions with quite a few examples. by contrast, this publication offers in-depth mathematical insurance of combined versions' statistical houses and numerical algorithms. cutting-edge methodologies are mentioned, between them the linear mixed-effects version, the expansion curve version, the generalized development curve version, strong versions, types with linear covariance buildings, types for binary and count number clustered info, the generalized estimation equation method, nonlinear combined versions, and diagnostics. distinctive awareness is given to algorithms and their implementations. a number of appendices make the textual content self-contained. purposes contain tumor regrowth and statistical research of shapes and photographs.