Publication Date

2017

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Ryu, Duchwan

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Statistics

LCSH

Biometry

Abstract

This paper investigates the relationship between survival time and the methylation rate of DNA. Inside the Accelerated Failure Time model, Bayesian LASSO is utilized to analyze the different methylation rates along other covariates that significantly contribute in the interpretation of the overall survival time.

Comments

Advisors: Duchwan Ryu.||Committee members: Bae Jaeyong; Alan Polansky.||Includes bibliographical references.||Includes illustrations.

Extent

vii, 44 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

Share

COinS