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Analysis of Tumorigenesis Data Using Shared Gamma Frailty Models via Bayesian Approach

@inproceedings{Hanagal2012AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of Tumorigenesis Data Using Shared Gamma Frailty Models via Bayesian Approach},
  author={David D. Hanagal and Richa Sharma},
  year={2012}
}
Many analysis in epidemiological and prognostic studies and in studies of event history data require methods that allow for unobserved covariates or “frailties”. We consider the shared frailty model in the frame work of parametric proportional hazard model. There are certain assumptions about the distribution of frailty and baseline distribution. Mostly gamma distribution is considered for frailty distribution and Weibull distribution for baseline hazard. In this paper also, we consider gamma… 

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