The EM algorithm has been used for inference of the mixture cure models. However, the complete-data and incomplete-data specifications have never been postulated appropriately in literature. The goal of this paper is to fill in this gap by deriving proper specifications.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Statistics and Probability
- Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
- Complete-data likelihood
- EM algorithm
- Mixture cure model
- Survival transformation models