Group Sequential Tests Using both Type I and Type II Error Spending Rate Functions on Binomial Response Kim, Dong-Uk; Nam, Jin-Hyun;
In interim analysis, group sequential tests are widely used for the ethical, scientific, and economic reasons. In this paper, we propose the group sequential tests using both type I and type II error spending rate functions when the response variable is discrete, especially binomial distribution, in the interim analysis. In addition, we propose new error spending rate function which covers the formerly proposed. Our method has good property that is flexible, fast and easily applicable. A numerical simulations are carried out to evaluate our method and it shows good performance.
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