Skip to main content
Skip to main menu

Slideshow

Yichuan Zhao

Zhao
<a href="http://www.gsu.edu">Georgia State University</a>

In this talk, we study two independent samples under right censoring. Using a smoothed empirical likelihood method, we investigate the difference of quantiles in the two samples and construct the pointwise confidence intervals from it as well. The empirical log-likelihood ratio is proposed and its asymptotic limit is shown as a standard chi-squared distribution. In the simulation studies, we compare the empirical likelihood method and the normal approximation method in terms of coverage accuracy and average length of confidence intervals. It is concluded that the proposed empirical likelihood method has a better performance. Finally, a real clinical trial data is used for the purpose of illustration.

Support us

We appreciate your financial support. Your gift is important to us and helps support critical opportunities for students and faculty alike, including lectures, travel support, and any number of educational events that augment the classroom experience. Click here to learn more about giving.

Every dollar givenĀ has a direct impact upon ourĀ students and faculty.