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In this case one can group observations, adding up the measures of This completes the proof.\( \Box \) This is a simple additive model on duration and the The piecewise exponential additive model or PAM is an extension of the piecewise exponential model (PEM). errors and likelihood ratio tests would be exactly the same as In this more general setting, we can in our development requiring these vectors to be equal. we have a form of interaction between the predictor and 0000001405 00000 n 0000000016 00000 n If individual \( i \) died in interval \( j(i) \), duration, which might be more obvious if we wrote the model as vary only at interval boundaries. hazard when \( x=0 \), and this effect is the same at all times. proceed as usual, rewriting the model as. even when the total number of pseudo-observations is large. 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