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    • Eliciting and Aggregating Information for Better Decision Making 

      Freeman, Rupert (2018)
      In this thesis, we consider two classes of problems where algorithms are increasingly used to make, or assist in making, a wide range of decisions. The first class of problems we consider is the allocation of jointly owned ...
    • Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States 

      Heidenreich, Paul A; Trogdon, Justin G; Khavjou, Olga A; Butler, Javed; Dracup, Kathleen; Ezekowitz, Michael D; Finkelstein, Eric Andrew; ... (29 authors) (2011-03)
      Background—Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States and is responsible for 17% of national health expenditures. As the population ages, these costs are expected to increase substantially. ...
    • Joint Analyses of Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data in Research on Aging: Implications for Predicting Health and Survival. 

      Arbeev, Konstantin G; Akushevich, Igor; Kulminski, Alexander M; Ukraintseva, Svetlana V; Yashin, Anatoliy I (Front Public Health, 2014)
      Longitudinal data on aging, health, and longevity provide a wealth of information to investigate different aspects of the processes of aging and development of diseases leading to death. Statistical methods aimed at analyses ...