serial: Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease vol.2, 6 (2011), p. 322-329
project(s): 1M06047, GA MŠk
keywords: data depth contours, growth curves, nonparametric Bayes
This article proposes some new nonparametric approaches to analyzing sparse data on growth trajectories, with flexibility and ease of implementation being key features. The methods are illustrated using data on participants in the Collaborative Perinatal Project.