Posts tagged ‘truncated’

Survival Analysis: A Primer

Astronomers confront with various censored and truncated data. Often these types of data are called after famous scientists who generalized them, like Eddington bias. When these censored or truncated data become the subject of study in statistics, instead of naming them, statisticians try to model them so that the uncertainty can be quantified. This area is called survival analysis. If your library has The American Statistician subscription and you are an astronomer handles censored or truncated data sets, this primer would be useful for briefly conceptualizing statistics jargon in survival analysis and for characterizing uncertainties residing in your data. Continue reading ‘Survival Analysis: A Primer’ »

[ArXiv] Pareto Distribution

Astronomy is ruled by Gaussian distribution with a Poisson distribution duchy. From time to time, ranks are awarded to other distributions without their own territories to be governed independently. Among these distributions, Pareto deserves a high rank. There is a preprint of this week on the Pareto distribution: Continue reading ‘[ArXiv] Pareto Distribution’ »