Design-class: Class for the CRM design

Description Slots Examples

Description

In addition to the slots in the more simple RuleDesign, objects of this class contain:

Slots

model

the model to be used, an object of class Model

stopping

stopping rule(s) for the trial, an object of class Stopping

increments

how to control increments between dose levels, an object of class Increments

PLcohortSize

rules for the cohort sizes for placebo, if any planned an object of class CohortSize (defaults to constant 0 placebo patients)

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# Define the dose-grid
emptydata <- Data(doseGrid = c(1, 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100))

# Initialize the CRM model 
model <- LogisticLogNormal(mean=c(-0.85, 1),
                           cov=
                             matrix(c(1, -0.5, -0.5, 1),
                                    nrow=2),
                           refDose=56)

# Choose the rule for selecting the next dose 
myNextBest <- NextBestNCRM(target=c(0.2, 0.35),
                           overdose=c(0.35, 1),
                           maxOverdoseProb=0.25)

# Choose the rule for the cohort-size 
mySize1 <- CohortSizeRange(intervals=c(0, 30),
                           cohortSize=c(1, 3))
mySize2 <- CohortSizeDLT(DLTintervals=c(0, 1),
                         cohortSize=c(1, 3))
mySize <- maxSize(mySize1, mySize2)

# Choose the rule for stopping
myStopping1 <- StoppingMinCohorts(nCohorts=3)
myStopping2 <- StoppingTargetProb(target=c(0.2, 0.35),
                                  prob=0.5)
myStopping3 <- StoppingMinPatients(nPatients=20)
myStopping <- (myStopping1 & myStopping2) | myStopping3

# Choose the rule for dose increments
myIncrements <- IncrementsRelative(intervals=c(0, 20),
                                   increments=c(1, 0.33))

# Initialize the design
design <- Design(model=model,
                 nextBest=myNextBest,
                 stopping=myStopping,
                 increments=myIncrements,
                 cohortSize=mySize,
                 data=emptydata,
                 startingDose=3)
  
  

crmPack documentation built on June 13, 2019, 9:02 a.m.