Consistency of nonparametric maximum likelihood estimation of a distribution function based on doubly interval-censored failure time data
We study the nonparametric maximum likelihood estimation of a failure time distribution function based on doubly interval-censored data. A self-consistent equation is derived for the estimator. Furthermore, the strong consistency of the estimator is established.
Volume (Year): 55 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
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- Qiqing Yu, 2000. "On Consistency of the Self-Consistent Estimator of Survival Functions with Interval-Censored Data," Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, Danish Society for Theoretical Statistics;Finnish Statistical Society;Norwegian Statistical Association;Swedish Statistical Association, vol. 27(1), pages 35-44.
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