Part B Statistical Lifetime Models
BS3b/OBS3b, Hilary Term 2014
- Lecturer: James Martin (email martin (at) stats.ox.ac.uk)
- Class tutors: David Steinsaltz, James Martin
- Teaching assistants: Eleonora Kreačič, Franz Rembart, Fiona Skerman
- Lectures: HT 2014 weeks 1-8: Thursday 3pm and Friday 3pm
in Lecture Room 2 (Maths Institute)
- Classes: weeks 3-6, week 8, and the last class at the beginning of Trinity term.
Trinity term revision:
Monday week 3, 2.15-3.45pm, Seminar Room, 1 South Parks Road: Consultation session.
(These are "office hours"; come with any queries etc - I will not make a
Monday week 4, 2pm, Lecture Room, 1 South Parks Road: Revision lecture.
I will cover the 2012 exam paper, and also bits of the 2013 questions
as far as time permits.
(Or email me if there are particular other things you would like me to cover).
Tuesday week 5, 2pm-3.30pm, Seminar room, 1 South Parks Road: Consultation session.
Material from lectures
lecture notes from a previous version of the course
(the syllabus is the same).
An Estimate of the Degrees of the Mortality of Mankind
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, 1693.
George Louis Leclerc de Buffon,
Essai d'arithmetique morale
Gregory M. Erickson, Philip J. Currie, Brian D. Inouye and Alice A. Winn,
Tyrannosaur Life Tables:
An Example of Nonavian Dinosaur
Science vol. 313, pp. 213-217, 2006.
Example life table
ONS life expectancy report
Notes on the cohabitation example.
The rise of cohabitation and childbearing outside marriage in
International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family vol. 15, pp. 1-21, 2001.