Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics
1995, Volume 57, Series A, Pt. 1, pp. 126--136
TWO METHODS OF ESTIMATING THE MEAN SURVIVAL TIME FROM CENSORED SAMPLES
ZHENG ZUKANG, Fudan University
SUMMARY. Two methods to estimate the mean survival time from censored samples are discussed. One is the integral of the estimator of the survival function. The other is Class K estimator. Under some conditions they are consistent.
AMS (1980) subject classification. 62G05.
Key words and phrases. Censored data, mean survival time.
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