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Covariate selection for semiparametric hazard function regression models

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  • Bunea, Florentina
  • McKeague, Ian W.

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We study a flexible class of nonproportional hazard function regression models in which the influence of the covariates splits into the sum of a parametric part and a time-dependent nonparametric part. We develop a method of covariate selection for the parametric part by adjusting for the implicit fitting of the nonparametric part. Asymptotic consistency of the proposed covariate selection method is established, leading to asymptotically normal estimators of both parametric and nonparametric parts of the model in the presence of covariate selection. The approach is applied to a real data set and a simulation study is presented.

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  • Bunea, Florentina & McKeague, Ian W., 2005. "Covariate selection for semiparametric hazard function regression models," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 92(1), pages 186-204, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jmvana:v:92:y:2005:i:1:p:186-204
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    1. Torben Martinussen & Thomas H. Scheike & Ib M. Skovgaard, 2002. "Efficient Estimation of Fixed and Time‐varying Covariate Effects in Multiplicative Intensity Models," Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, Danish Society for Theoretical Statistics;Finnish Statistical Society;Norwegian Statistical Association;Swedish Statistical Association, vol. 29(1), pages 57-74, March.
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    1. Leeb, Hannes & Potscher, Benedikt M., 2008. "Sparse estimators and the oracle property, or the return of Hodges' estimator," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 142(1), pages 201-211, January.
    2. Pötscher, Benedikt M., 2007. "Confidence Sets Based on Sparse Estimators Are Necessarily Large," MPRA Paper 5677, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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