Implements Firth's penalized maximum likelihood bias reduction method for Cox regression which has been shown to provide a solution in case of monotone likelihood (nonconvergence of likelihood function). The program fits profile penalized likelihood confidence intervals which were proved to outperform Wald confidence intervals.
|Author||Georg Heinze [aut, cre], Meinhard Ploner [aut]|
|Date of publication||2016-12-22 12:27:04|
|Maintainer||Georg Heinze <firstname.lastname@example.org>|