# function

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## Synonyms for function

### perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

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The intuition behind Equation 5, when using the logit model for the hazard function, is relatively simple.
Figure 6 shows the Kaplan-Meier hazard functions for disenrollment spells that start at recertification, by premiums.
For the Weibull hazard function, the expected value of tenure, given age, is
The hazard function of the Weibull distribution is monotonically increasing if the shape parameter is larger than 1, and monotonically decreasing if the shape parameter is smaller than 1, and hence is a more likely candidate to examine store choice dynamics.
TABLE 2 Descriptive statistics for hazard function data sets De novo Established banks banks Number of banks 303 2,350 Age of banks in 1985 (years) [less than] 1 [greater than] 25 Federal charters (%) 43.
Beyond six years, the hazard functions estimated separately for blacks and whites begin to fluctuate and the duration terms no longer decline monotonically.
The hazard function, Equation 5, indicates that the log failure rate is a linear function of the covariates X.
2) Normal running mileage and Weibull hazard function (h(x) = [x.
The hazard function models have been used extensively in studies of unemployment duration [Lancaster (1979); Brooks and Volker (1984)].
The hazard function is a graphical representation of these hazard rates, and serves a basis for regression analogues of survival models.
The hazard function represents the probability that voluntary turnover will occur at time t for a randomly selected individual, given that the employee is at risk for turnover at that time.
In effect, the hazard function expresses the risk or probability that a teacher will resign from the district given that he has worked in the district until that time.
11 The hazard function |Lambda~(t) is |Lambda~ and |Lambda~p|(|Lambda~t).
This hazard function approach measured the impact of key exogenous variables, such as unemployment benefits, on unemployment duration.
o~(t) is defined as the baseline hazard (or the hazard function of a mortgage with zero covariates).
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