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Statistical Evaluation of Diagnostic Performance

Topics in ROC Analysis, 1st Edition

By Kelly H. Zou

Chapman and Hall/CRC

245 pages

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pub: 2011-07-27
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Statistical evaluation of diagnostic performance in general and Receiver Operating Characteristic (ROC) analysis in particular are important for assessing the performance of medical tests and statistical classifiers, as well as for evaluating predictive models or algorithms. This book presents innovative approaches in ROC analysis, which are releva

Table of Contents

Introduction: Background and Introduction. Methods for Univariate and Multivariate Data: Diagnostic Rating Scales. Monotone Transformation Models. Combination and Pooling of BiomarkersBayesian ROC Methods. Advanced Approaches and Applications: Sequential Designs of ROC Experiments. Multireader ROC Analysis. Free-Response ROC Analysis. Machine Learning and Predictive Modeling. Discussions and Extensions: Summary and Challenges. Section Appendices Symbols, Notations and Assumptions. Appendix A: Conventions. Appendix B: Notations. Appendix C: Abbreviations. Appendix D: Definitions and Terminologies. Appendix E: Remarks. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MEDICAL / Pharmacology