[R] survreg's algorithm

Gad Abraham g.abraham at ms.unimelb.edu.au
Tue Oct 16 04:34:57 CEST 2007


I'm using survreg() from the survival package for parametric survival 
regression (modelling inter-arrival times of patients to a waiting list 
as exponentially distributed, with various regressors such as queue size 
and season).

Does anyone know which algorithm survreg() uses for this?


Gad Abraham
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
The University of Melbourne
Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
email: g.abraham at ms.unimelb.edu.au
web: http://www.ms.unimelb.edu.au/~gabraham

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