Parametric or Semi-Parametric Models in Survival Analysis?

August 13th, 2018 by

It was Casey Stengel who offered the sage advice, “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.”

When you need to fit a regression model to survival data, you have to take a fork in the road. One road asks you to make a distributional assumption about your data and the other does not. (more…)