About the Authors

Kunihiko Takahashi

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – original draft

kunihiko@med.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

Hideyasu Shimadzu

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.