frailtyEM: Fitting Frailty Models with the EM Algorithm

Contains functions for fitting shared frailty models with a semi-parametric baseline hazard with the Expectation-Maximization algorithm. Supported data formats include clustered failures with left truncation and recurrent events in gap-time or Andersen-Gill format. Several frailty distributions, such as the the gamma, positive stable and the Power Variance Family are supported.

Version: 0.8.8
Depends: R (≥ 3.3.0), survival
Imports: Rcpp (≥ 0.12.8), magrittr, msm, ggplot2, expint, tibble, Matrix, numDeriv
LinkingTo: Rcpp
Suggests: dplyr, statmod, plotly, gridExtra, egg
Published: 2018-05-23
Author: Theodor Adrian Balan, Hein Putter
Maintainer: Theodor Adrian Balan <t.a.balan at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: NEWS
In views: Survival
CRAN checks: frailtyEM results


Reference manual: frailtyEM.pdf
Vignettes: Using frailtyEM for shared frailty models
Package source: frailtyEM_0.8.8.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: frailtyEM_0.8.8.tgz, r-oldrel: frailtyEM_0.8.8.tgz
Old sources: frailtyEM archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: dynfrail


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