Definition: Survival, hazard and cumulative hazard functions. Left, Right and Interval
Censoring. Kaplan – Meier survival curve Estimator. Parametric estimation of the survival
function. Parametric and Non-Parametric Comparison of two groups. Statistical methods for
censored survival data arising from follow-up studies on human or animal populations,
Comparison of survival curves, log-rank test, regression models including the Cox proportional
hazards model with application, competing risks and their relationship. Estimation of parameters.
Introduction to accelerated failure time (AFT) models. Use of statistical package (R).