Part B Statistical Lifetime Models

BS3b/OBS3b, Hilary Term 2014


Example sheets

Material from lectures

David Steinsaltz's lecture notes from a previous version of the course (the syllabus is the same).

Lecture 1:
Edmund Halley, 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 , 1777.
Gregory M. Erickson, Philip J. Currie, Brian D. Inouye and Alice A. Winn, Tyrannosaur Life Tables: An Example of Nonavian Dinosaur Population Biology, Science vol. 313, pp. 213-217, 2006.

Lecture 3: Slides , Example life table

Lecture 4: Slides

Lecture 5: ONS life expectancy report

Lecture 6: Slides

Lectures 7-8: Slides

Lecture 10: Notes on the cohabitation example.
Kathleen Kiernan, The rise of cohabitation and childbearing outside marriage in Western Europe, International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family vol. 15, pp. 1-21, 2001.

Lecture 12: Slides

Lecture 16: Slides