Yair Goldberg, Michael R. Kosorok

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)920-924
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Statistical Association
Issue number495
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Yuhong Yang is Professor (E-mail: and Gang Cheng is Ph.D. Student, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota, 313 Ford Hall, 224 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. We greatly appreciate this opportunity to discuss the novel work of Laber and Murphy. We have learned much from the article and the process of preparing this discussion. We also thank the authors for sharing their codes with us, as well as many helpful communications. The research of Yuhong Yang is supported in part by National Science Foundation Grant DMS-0706850.

Funding Information:
Yair Goldberg is Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 (E-mail: ygoldber@bios.unc. edu). Michael R. Kosorok is Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics and Professor, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolinal, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 (E-mail: Kosorok was funded in part by National Cancer Institute Grant CA142538.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistics and Probability
  • Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty

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