rpact version 3.3.0 available on CRAN

Fri Jun 17

The new rpact version supports the two-sided beta-spending approach with binding and non-binding futility bounds and has a delayed response utility implemented for the design specification; see NEWS on CRAN (The Comprehensive R Archive Network) for details:

rpact version 3.2.3 available on CRAN

Fri Mar 4

In the new rpact release the performance of group sequential and Fisher’s combination test designs have been improved - in some cases dramatically by translating the source code from R to C++.

For more information see NEW on CRAN (The Comprehensive R Archive Network) for details:

rpact version 3.2.1 available on CRAN

Thu Jan 6

The new rpact version contains several improvements, e.g., simulation tools for enrichment design testing means, rates, and hazard ratios.

The functions

  • getSimulationEnrichmentMeans(),
  • getSimulationEnrichmentRates(),
  • getSimulationEnrichmentSimulation()

are available for simulation of enrichment designs.

For more information see NEWS on CRAN (The Comprehensive R Archive Network) for details:

rpact developer version available for SLA members

Wed Nov 17

The simulation tool for adaptive population enrichment designs for testing means, rates, and hazard ratios is implemented.

It includes the following new functions:

  • getSimulationEnrichmentMeans(),
  • getSimulationEnrichmentRates(), and
  • getSimulationEnrichmentSurvival().

The rpact developer version with these functions (and some more improvements) is released exclusively for our RPACT SLA customers.

If you want to install this rpact developer version, please follow the instructions in the vignette rpact: How to install the latest developer version. The installation qualification can be achieved by using the rpact function testPackage() together with the credentials that you find in the validation documentation rpact_validation_[my-company]_doc_v3-1-1.pdf.

Any comments concerning the rpact package and the relaunched websites are very welcome.


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