coxphf: Cox Regression with Firth's Penalized Likelihood

Implements Firth's penalized maximum likelihood bias reduction method for Cox regression which has been shown to provide a solution in case of monotone likelihood (nonconvergence of likelihood function), see Heinze and Schemper (2001) and Heinze and Dunkler (2008). The program fits profile penalized likelihood confidence intervals which were proved to outperform Wald confidence intervals.

Version: 1.13.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.2)
Imports: survival
Published: 2020-09-28
Author: Georg Heinze [aut, cre], Meinhard Ploner [aut], Lena Jiricka [aut]
Maintainer: Georg Heinze <georg.heinze at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: README
In views: Survival
CRAN checks: coxphf results


Reference manual: coxphf.pdf
Package source: coxphf_1.13.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release: coxphf_1.13.1.tgz, r-oldrel: coxphf_1.13.1.tgz
Old sources: coxphf archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: PHInfiniteEstimates


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