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Survival/Churn Analysis with R

Course Level: Intermediate

This course is a practical introduction to some of every day and more sophisticated tools used for the analysis of survival data.

 

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Course Details

Course Outline

  • Introduction to survival data: Kaplan-Meier curves and the log-rank test
  • The Cox proportional hazards model: Implementation, interpretation and limitations
  • Residual analysis: Model checking and model comparison
  • Time-dependent covariates
  • Models: Parametric survival models using the Weibull distribution
  • Advanced topics: Frailty and joint modelling of longitudinal and survival data.

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Prior Knowledge

It is expected that participants have basic R experience. The course will be hands-on and applied with short introductory lectures to each topic, followed by practical sessions working with real survival datasets, available within R.