Cox Models for Time-to-Event Data with Nonparametric Discrete Group-Specific Frailties

Functions for fitting Cox proportional hazards models for grouped time-to-event data, where the shared group-specific frailties have a discrete nonparametric distribution. The methods proposed in the package is described by Gasperoni, F., Ieva, F., Paganoni, A. M., Jackson, C. H., Sharples, L. (2018) . There are also functions for simulating from these models, with a nonparametric or a parametric baseline hazard function.


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0.1 by Francesca Gasperoni, 2 months ago

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Authors: Francesca Gasperoni [aut, cre] , Christopher Jackson [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports Matrix, numDeriv

Depends on survival

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown

See at CRAN