Re: [R] Uncensoring a dataset - resent

From: Thomas Lumley <>
Date: Sat 29 Oct 2005 - 00:55:30 EST

On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Richard Reiss wrote:
> Does anyone know of an R package that I can use to uncensor a normal or
> log-normal dataset? I'm particularly interested in the MLE method of
> Cohen (1959), "Simplified estimators for the normal distribution when
> samples are single censored or truncated," Technometrics, 1(3), 217-237.
> Of course, if there is anything better, I'd be glad to hear about that
> too.

survreg() in the survival package will fit censored normal and censored lognormal models. If you fit a model with only an intercept this will estimate the mean and variance.

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