Frailty prior specification

Description

This function allows one to add a frailty term to the linear predictor of semiparametric PH, PO and AFT models.

Usage

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frailtyprior(prior="car", ...)

Arguments

prior

a name string to be entered, e.g, "car", "iid", "kriging" or "grf"; see the example in frailtyGAFT and survregbayes2.

...

Cluster ID to be entered for clustered data or locations for point-referenced data; see the example in frailtyGAFT and survregbayes2.

Author(s)

Haiming Zhou <zhouh@niu.edu> and Tim Hanson <hansont@stat.sc.edu>

References

Zhou, H. and Hanson, T. (2016). Bayesian semiparametric models for spatially correlated arbitrarily censored data. In preparation.