Video Tutorial: Breaking Down the Definition of the Hazard Function
January 27, 2014 6 Comments
The hazard function is a fundamental quantity in survival analysis. For an event occurring at some time on a continuous time scale, the hazard function, , for that event is defined as
- is the time,
- is the time of the occurrence of the event.
However, what does this actually mean? In this Youtube video, I break down the mathematics of this definition into its individual components and explain the intuition behind each component.
I am very excited about the release of this first video in my new Youtube channel! This is yet another mode of expansion of The Chemical Statistician since the beginning of 2014. As always, your comments are most appreciated!
You can also view the video below the fold!