Volume 21 - Article 29 | Pages 879–884  

Survival as a Function of Life Expectancy

By Maxim Finkelstein, James W. Vaupel

This article is part of the ongoing Special Collection 8 "Formal Relationships"


It is well known that life expectancy can be expressed as an integral of the survival curve. The reverse - that the survival function can be expressed as an integral of life expectancy - is also true.

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