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Bayesian analysis of proportional hazard models

Yongdai Kim and Jaeyong Lee

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This paper is concerned with Bayesian analysis of the proportional hazard model with left truncated and right censored data. We use a process neutral to the right as the prior of the baseline survival function and a finite-dimensional prior is placed on the regression coefficient. We then obtain the exact form of the joint posterior distribution of the regression coefficient and the baseline cumulative hazard function. As a by-product, we prove the propriety of the posterior distribution with the constant prior on the regression coefficient.

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Ann. Statist., Volume 31, Number 2 (2003), 493-511.

First available in Project Euclid: 22 April 2003

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Primary: 62C10: Bayesian problems; characterization of Bayes procedures
Secondary: 60G55: Point processes

Bayesian analysis proportional hazard model left truncation censoring neutral to the right process propriety of posterior


Kim, Yongdai; Lee, Jaeyong. Bayesian analysis of proportional hazard models. Ann. Statist. 31 (2003), no. 2, 493--511. doi:10.1214/aos/1051027878.

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