[R] multiple imputation

Frank E Harrell Jr f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu
Wed Sep 27 14:27:40 CEST 2006

ozric at web.de wrote:
> Hi,
> is it correct that "multiple-Imputation" like  mice 
> http://www.imputation.com can't understand as a standard data-mining 
> task, beacuse i haven't a generalization mechanism perform the model on 
> complete new and bigger dataset with a predict method!?
> many thanks & regards,
> christian

This is something we need.  I have not written a predict method for 
aregImpute in the Hmisc package yet (and soon a completely re-written 
version of aregImpute will be posted) but the framework in aregImpute 
may allow such a method to be written.  Volunteers welcome.


Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                      Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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