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Estimating Smooth Rates from Interval-Censored Data

Jutta Gampe, Paul Eilers (Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands), Hein Putter (Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands)

Hazard rates model the occurrence of events over time. When individuals are observed at discrete time points only, exact information on event occurrence is lost and we get interval-censored data. The modest assumption of smoothness allows to estimate hazard trajectories despite the missing information.  Detailed Description

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Statistics and Mathematics


Gampe, J.; Putter, H.; Eilers, P. H. C.:
In: Proceedings of the 30th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Linz, Austria, 6-10 July 2015, 181–186. Linz: Johannes Kepler University. (2015)
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