markovMSM is an R package which considers tests of the
Markov assumption that are applicable to general multi-state models.
Three approaches using existing methodology are considered: a simple
method based on including covariates depending on the history in Cox
models for the transition intensities; methods based on measuring the
discrepancy of the non-Markov estimators of the transition probabilities
to the Markovian Aalen-Johansen estimators; and, finally, methods that
were developed by considering summaries from families of log-rank
statistics where patients are grouped by the state occupied of the
process at a particular time point.
InstallationIf you want to use the release version of
the markovMSM package, you can install the package from CRAN as follows:
Authors Gustavo Soutinho and Luís Meira-Machado
[email protected] Maintainer: Gustavo Soutinho
Funding This research was financed by Portuguese Funds
through FCT - “Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia”, within Projects
projects UIDB/00013/2020, UIDP/00013/2020 and the research grant
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