[R-sig-Epi] Epidemiology Task View
BXC (Bendix Carstensen)
bxc at steno.dk
Mon Nov 24 09:20:12 CET 2008
In the Epi package is a function ROC.
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> From: r-sig-epi-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-sig-epi-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of
> David Winsemius
> Sent: 24. november 2008 05:52
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> Subject: Re: [R-sig-Epi] Epidemiology Task View
> Dear EpidemiRogists;
> " ... this I now have the following categories with suggested
> Case-Control : Epi, epiR epibasic, epicalc, epitools Cohort :
> Epi epiR, epibasic epicalc epitools Incidence/Mortality :
> Demography : demogR "
> I notice that there were no suggested entries for
> I would have thought that glm (for Poisson regression),
> survival, and Harrell's Design/Hmisc packages would fit
> there, although I also saw that there are also plans for a
> cross-reference to the Survival Task View. I do not see a
> problem in having some overlap with other Task Views at least
> in "obvious" slots.
> I have also notice that analysis of ROC curves comes up in
> r-help fairly commonly. I am not a big fan of these and do
> not have any recommendations to propose as a result, but
> maybe some notice of the potential problems could surround
> references to packages that offer that desired facility?
> David Winsemius, MD
> Heritage Labs
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