A variety of statistical techniques are suggested for the analysis of data where the incidence of respiratory cancer is thought to be related to a putative pollution source. Non-parametric kernel regression techniques and more formal point process models are considered. Parameter estimation based on maximum likelihood is discussed. Extensions to an existing model are proposed, and a new hybrid model is also fitted.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A - Statistics in Society|
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
Lawson, A. B., & Williams, F. L. R. (1994). Armadale: a case-study in environmental epidemiology. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A - Statistics in Society, 157(2), 285-298. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2983363