Use of the Metropolis-Hastings Algorithm in the Calibration of a Patient Level Simulation of Prostate Cancer Screening

Chilcott, Jim, Mildred, Matthew and Hummel, Silvia (2010) Use of the Metropolis-Hastings Algorithm in the Calibration of a Patient Level Simulation of Prostate Cancer Screening. In: Winter Simulation Conference, December 5-8 2010, Baltimore, US.

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Authors/Creators:
  • Chilcott, Jim (j.b.chilcott@sheffield.ac.uk)
  • Mildred, Matthew (m.mildred@sheffield.ac.uk)
  • Hummel, Silvia (s.hummel@sheffield.ac.uk)
Keywords: Prostatic Neoplasms, Prostate-Specific Antigen, Mass screening, Cost-benefit analysis, Cost-effectiveness, Statistical models, Computer simulation, Decision Support Techniques, Monte Carlo Method, Algorithms, Probability, Bayesian, Bayes
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield) > Health Economics and Decision Science
The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Matthew Mildred
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2010 17:01
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 18:56
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes

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