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Kernel estimates of hazard function
Selingerová, Iveta ; Horová, Ivanka (advisor) ; Prášková, Zuzana (referee)
Kernel estimates of hazard function Abstract This doctoral dissertation is devoted to methods for analysis of censored data in survival analysis. The main attention is focused on the hazard function that reflects the instantaneous probability of the event occurrence within the next time instant. The thesis introduces two approaches for a kernel esti- mation of this function. In practice, the hazard function can be affected by other variables. The most frequently used model suggested by D. R. Cox is presented and moreover two types of kernel estimates to estimate a condi- tional hazard function are proposed. For kernel estimates, there is derived some statistical properties and proposed methods of bandwidths selection. The part of the thesis is extensive simulation study where theoretical results are verified and the proposed methods are compared. The last chapter of the thesis is devoted to an analysis of real data sets obtained from different fields.
Flexibility, Robustness and Discontinuities in Nonparametric Regression Approaches
Maciak, Matúš ; Hušková, Marie (advisor) ; Hlávka, Zdeněk (referee) ; Horová, Ivanka (referee)
Thesis title: Flexibility, Robustness and Discontinuity in Nonparametric Regression Approaches Author: Mgr. Matúš Maciak, M.Sc. Department: Department of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Charles University in Prague Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Marie Hušková, DrSc. huskova@karlin.mff.cuni.cz Abstract: In this thesis we focus on local polynomial estimation approaches of an unknown regression function while taking into account also some robust issues like a presence of outlying observa- tions or heavy-tailed distributions of random errors as well. We will discuss the most common method used for such settings, so called local polynomial M-smoothers and we will present the main statistical properties and asymptotic inference for this method. The M-smoothers method is especially suitable for such cases because of its natural robust flavour, which can nicely deal with outliers as well as heavy-tailed distributed random errors. Another important quality we will focus in this thesis on is a discontinuity issue where we allow for sudden changes (discontinuity points) in the unknown regression function or its derivatives respectively. We will propose a discontinuity model with different variability structures for both independent and dependent random errors while the discontinuity points will be treated in a...

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