Generalized scale-change models for recurrent event processes under informative censoring.

  title={Generalized scale-change models for recurrent event processes under informative censoring.},
  author={Gongjun Xu and Sy Han Chiou and Jun Yan and Kieren A. Marr and Chiung-Yu Huang},
  journal={Statistica Sinica},
Two major challenges arise in regression analyses of recurrent event data: first, popular existing models, such as the Cox proportional rates model, may not fully capture the covariate effects on the underlying recurrent event process; second, the censoring time remains informative about the risk of experiencing recurrent events after accounting for covariates. We tackle both challenges by a general class of semiparametric scale-change models that allow a scale-change covariate effect as well… 

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