Fully sequential monitoring of longitudinal trials using sequential ranks, with applications to an orthodontics study

This thesis explores the application of fully sequential methods for the analysis of longitudinal clinical trial data. A new nonparametric approach will be developed, using sequential ranks, for the comparison of several treatment groups. Sequential ranking is an alternative to ranking by the usua...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bogowicz, Paul Joseph
Other Authors: Gombay, Edit (Mathematical and Statistical Sciences)
Format: Others
Published: 2009
Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/10048/531