[R] Logistic/Cox regression: Parameter estimates directly from model matrix
Göran Broström
goran.brostrom at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 09:47:50 CEST 2007
On 4/6/07, Kaspar Rufibach <kaspar.rufibach at stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hi out there
>
> Is there a way to get the estimated coefficients in a logistic / Cox
> regression without having to specify a 'formula' but by only giving the
> model matrix?
See 'coxreg.fit' in package 'eha'. Or 'glm.fit' for logistic regression.
hth,
Göran
>
> Example for Cox regression:
>
> ## predictors
> n <- 50
> q1 <- rnorm(n)
> q2 <- rgamma(n, 2, 2)
> Z <- cbind(q1, q2)
>
> ## response
> ttf <- rexp(n)
> tf <- round(runif(n))
>
> ## compute estimates
> res <- coxph(Surv(ttf, tf) ~ q1 + q2)
> r <- res$coef
>
> My goal is to have a function
>
> estFromModelMatrix <- function(tf, ttf, Z){
>
> /* do something meaningful using built-in functions */
>
> return(r)}
>
> I have written such functions myself using LL - maximization from
> scratch, but these are slower than the built-in functions. Since I
> intend to do some simulations (where I specify the model matrix, but not
> want to give a 'formula' manually for each simulation scenario), it
> would be nice to have a function estFromModelMatrix().
>
> I searched the help extensively, but did not find a way to do this.
>
> Hope I was clear enough, any help is appreciated!
> Kaspar Rufibach
>
>
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