[R] fitting mixed models to censored data?

Andrew Robinson A.Robinson at ms.unimelb.edu.au
Mon Apr 23 22:13:42 CEST 2007

Hi Douglas,

I wonder if frailty models are what you're looking for?




On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 10:58:17AM -0700, Douglas Grove wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to figure out if there are any packages allowing
> one to fit mixed models (or non-linear mixed models) to data
> that includes censoring.
> I've done some searching already on CRAN and through the mailing
> list archives, but haven't discovered anything.  Since I may well
> have done a poor job searching I thought I'd ask here prior to
> giving up.
> I understand that SAS's proc nlmixed can accomodate censoring
> (though proc mixed apparently can't), so if I can't find 
> something available in R, I'll have to break down and use
> that.  Please, save me from having to use SAS!
> Thanks much,
> Doug
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