ROC Curves for Continuous Data

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Since ROC curves have become ubiquitous in many application areas, the various advances have been scattered across disparate articles and texts. ROC Curves for Continuous Data is the first book solely devoted to the subject, bringing together all the relevant material to provide a clear understanding of how to analyze ROC curves.The fundamenta
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Population ROC curves
17
Estimation
37
Further inference on single curves
75
ROC curves and covariates
87
Comparing ROC curves
107
Bayesian methods
123
Beyond the basics
141
Design and interpretation issues
157
Substantive applications
181
ROC Software
201
References
203
Index
227
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Wojtek J. Krzanowski is Emeritus Professor of Statistics at the University of Exeter and Senior Research Investigator at Imperial College. Dr. Krzanowski's research interests include multivariate analysis, statistical modeling, classification, and computational methods. He has published 6 books, over 30 book contributions, and 100 articles in scientific journals.

David J. Hand is head of the statistics section and head of the mathematics in banking and finance program at Imperial College. Currently president of the Royal Statistical Society, Dr. Hand has been a recipient of the Guy Medal of the Royal Statistical Society, the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, and the IEEE ICDM Research Contributions Award. He has published extensively on a wide range of statistical topics.

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