# Volume 12, Number 4, October 2014

# Volume 12, Number 3, July 2014

# Volume 12, Number 2, April 2014

# Volume 12, Number 1, January 2014

- Announcement of Our New Editor

- Seyed Saeed Ahmadi and Patrice Gaillardetz

Two Factor Stochastic Mortality Modeling with Generalized Hyperbolic Distribution

- Gordon G. Bechtel

Does Sentiment or Anxiety Drive Consumer Demand?

- Christina Parpoula, Krystallenia Drosou, Christos Koukouvinos and Kalliopi Mylona

A New Variable Selection Approach Inspired by Supersaturated Designs Given a Large-Dimensional Dataset

- Marcelo Bourguignon, Rodrigo B. Silva and Gauss M. Cordeiro

The Weibull-G Family of Probability Distributions

- Ulku Erisoglu and Murat Erisoglu

L-Moments Estimations for Mixture of Weibull Distributions

- Saralees Nadarajah and Sumaya Eljabri

On Chen et al.‘s Extreme Value Distribution

- Edwin M. M. Ortega, Gladys D. C. Barriga, Elizabeth M. Hashimoto, Vicente G. Cancho and Gauss M. Cordeiro

A New Class of Survival Regression Models with Cure Fraction

- Piyush Kant Rai, Sarla Pareek and Hemlata Joshi

On the Estimation of Probability Model for the Number of Female Child Births among Females

- Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh and Manoj Kumar

Estimation for the Parameter of Poisson-Exponential Distribution under Bayesian Paradigm

- Ling Xu, Edward J. Bedrick, Timothy Hanson and Carla Restrepo

A Comparison of Statistical Tools for Identifying Modality in Body Mass Distributions

- Gordon G. Bechtel

Does Globalization Mitigate Income Inequality?

# Volume 11, Number 4, October 2013

- Announcement of Our New Editor

- Javier E. Contreras-Reyes

Nonparametric Assessment of Aftershock Clusters of the Maule Earthquake Mw = 8.8

- Harold S. Haller, J. Stephen Jones, Ayman Moussa, Ahmed El-Shafei and Tanujit Dey

Value of Serial PSA Measurements for Prostate Cancer Prediction on Screening Using a Maximum Likelihood Estimation – Prostate Specific Antigen (MLE-PSA) Model

- Naisheng Wang and Yan Lu

Adapted Autoregressive Model and Volatility Model with Application

- Nardnisa Sintupisut and Chen-Hsiang Yeang

Sequence Mutations of Genes Pertaining to Malignancy in Cancer

- Trent L. Lalonde, Anh Q. Nguyen, Jianqiong Yin, Kyle Irimata and Jeffrey R. Wilson

Modeling Correlated Binary Outcomes with Time-Dependent Covariates

- Saralees Nadarajah and Sumaya Eljabri

The Kumaraswamy GP Distribution

- Richard L. Einsporn and Desale Habtzghi

Combining Paired and Two-Sample Data Using a Permutation Test

- Marcelino A. R. Pascoa, Claudia M. M. de Paiva, Gauss M. Cordeiro and Edwin M. M. Ortega

The Log-Kumaraswamy Generalized Gamma Regression Model with Application to Chemical Dependency Data

- Jorge Alberto Achcar, Gian Franco Napa and Roberto Molina De Souza

A Bayesian Analysis of the Spherical Distribution in Presence of Covariates

- Kenneth Pietz, Laura A. Petersen and LeChauncy D. Woodard

Dealing with Failures of Assumptions in Analyses of Medical Care Quality Indicators with Large Databases Using Clustering

- Rahim Mahmoudvand, Fatemeh Alehosseini and Mohammad Zokaei

Feasibility of Singular Spectrum Analysis in the Field of Forecasting Mortality Rate

# Volume 11, Number 3, July 2013

- Announcement of Our New Editor

- Harold S. Haller, Tanujit Dey, Lisaann S. Gittner and Susan M. Ludington-Hoe

Use of Serial Weight and Length Measurements in Children from Birth to Two Years of Age to Predict Obesity at Five Years of Age

- Mahdi Teimouri and Arjun K. Gupta

On the Three-Parameter Weibull Distribution Shape Parameter Estimation

- Alyaa Roshdy Zahran

Two-Level Factorial Design with Circular Response: Model and Analysis

- Ling-Jing Kao, Fengyi Lin and Chun Yuan Yu

Bayesian Behavior Scoring Model

- Ali Unlu, Anatol Sargin and Martin Viehrig

Mosaics for Visualizing Knowledge Structures

- Gianmarco Alberti

Making Sense of Contingency Tables in Archaeology: the Aid of

Correspondence Analysis to Intra-Site Activity Areas Research

- Christopher H. Mehl

An Empirical Study of an Adaptive Langevin Algorithm for

Bounded Target Densities

- Bernd Klaus

Effect Size Estimation and Misclassification Rate Based Variable Selection in Linear Discriminant Analysis

- Frederick K. H. Phoa and Wei-Chung Liu

High-Quality Winners Take More: Modeling Non-Scale-Free Bulletin Forums with Content Variations

- Nonna Sorokina, David E. Booth and John H. Thornton, Jr.

Robust Methods in Event Studies: Empirical Evidence and Theoretical Implications

- R. C. Yadava, Anup Kumar and Mahendra Pratap

Estimation of Parity Progression Ratios from Open and Closed Birth Interval Data

# Volume 11, Number 2, April 2013

- Announcement of Our New Editor

- Vartan Choulakian, Jacques Allard and Biagio Simonetti

Multiple Taxicab Correspondence Analysis of a Survey Related

to Health Services

- Wenhao Gui, Pei-Hua Chen and Haiyan Wu

A Folded Normal Slash Distribution and Its Applications to Non-negative Measurements

- Lawrence E. Barker, Theodore J. Thompson, Karen A. Kirtland, James P.

Boyle, Linda S. Geiss, Mary M. McCauley and Ann L. Albright

Bayesian Small Area Estimates of Diabetes Incidence by United States County, 2009

- Ayele Taye Goshu and Zelalem Getahun Dessie

Modelling Progression of HIV/AIDS Disease Stages Using

Semi-Markov Processes

- Rand R. Wilcox

A Heteroscedastic Method for Comparing Regression Lines at Specified Design Points When Using a Robust Regression Estimator

- Hakim Bekrizadeh, Gholam Ali Parham and Mohammad Reza Zadkarmi

Weighted Clayton Copulas and their Characterizations: Application to Probable Modeling of the Hydrology Data

- Abbas Pak, Gholam Ali Parham and Mansour Saraj

On Estimation of Rayleigh Scale Parameter under Doubly Type-II Censoring from Imprecise Data

- Piyush Kant Rai, Sarla Pareek and Hemlata Joshi

Regression Analysis of Collinear Data using r-k Class Estimator: Socio-Economic and Demographic Factors Affecting the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in India

- Tanujit Dey

modelSampler: An R Tool for Variable Selection and Model Exploration in Linear Regression

- Yuan Kang and Nedret Billor

Variable Selection in the Chlamydia Pneumoniae Lung Infection Study

# Volume 11, Number 1, January 2013

- Gauss M. Cordeiro, Edwin M. M. Ortega and Daniel C. C. da Cunha

The Exponentiated Generalized Class of Distributions

- Rahim Mahmoudvand, Alireza Edalati and Farhad Shokoohi

Bonus-Malus System in Iran: An Empirical Evaluation

- Martijn Tennekes, Edwin de Jonge and Piet J. H. Daas

Visualizing and Inspecting Large Datasets with Tableplots

- Saeid Tahmasebi

Notes on Entropy for Concomitants of Record Values in Farlie-Gumbel-Morgenstern (FGM) Family

- G. S. David Sam Jayakumar and Bejoy John Thomas

A New Procedure of Clustering Based on Multivariate Outlier Detection

- Dilli Bhatta and Balgobin Nandram

A Bayesian Adjustment of the HP Law via a Switching Nonlinear Regression Model

- David D. Hanagal and Alok D. Dabade

A Comparative Study of Shared Frailty Models for Kidney Infection Data with Generalized Exponential Baseline Distribution

- Narameth Nananukul

An Inference Model for Online Media Users

- Joseph Ngatchou-Wandji and Jan Bulla

On Choosing a Mixture Model for Clustering

- Majnu John

Derivation of Sample Size Formula for Cluster Randomized Trials with Binary Responses Using a General Continuity Correction Factor and Identification of Optimal Settings for Small Event Rates

- Recognition of Referees

# Volume 10, Number 4, October 2012

- Rajan Sarma and Labananda Choudhury

A Critique of Infant Mortality Estimates in India

- Peter Congdon

A Model for Spatially Disaggregated Trends and Forecasts of Diabetes Prevalence

- Rudy A. Gideon

Obtaining Estimators from Correlation Coefficients: The Correlation Estimation System and R

- Shu-Chuan Chen, Lung-An Li, Shen Li and Jiping He

Influence of Choices of Statistical Models on Neural Spike Trend

- Christos Koukouvinos and Christina Parpoula

Variable Selection and Computation of the Prior Probability of a Model via ROC Curves Methodology

- Xu Zhang

Nonparametric Inference for Inverse Probability Weighted Estimators with a Randomly Truncated Sample

- Gordon G. Bechtel

The Societal Impact of Economic Anxiety

- Vitor A. A. Marchi, Francisco A. R. Rojas and Francisco Louzada

The Chi-plot and Its Asymptotic Confidence Interval for Analyzing Bivariate Dependence: An Application to the Average Intelligence and Atheism Rates across Nations Data

- Chiao-Yi Yang

Estimation of Linear Regression Models with Serially Correlated Errors

- Joseph Kang, Xiaogang Su and Kiang Liu

Tree-Structured Assessment of Causal Odds Ratio with Large Observational Study Data Sets

# Volume 10, Number 3, July 2012

- Mei-Hui Guo, Ching-An Liu and Shih-Feng Huang

Dynamic Co-movement Detection of High Frequency Financial Data

- Tanujit Dey

A Bimodal Spike and Slab Model for Variable Selection and Model Exploration

- Waqas Ahmed Malik and Antony Unwin

Interactive Graphics for Analysing Quality of Survey Data

- Kinfemichael Gedif, William R. Schucany, Wayne A. Woodward, Richard F. Gunst, Patrick S. Carmack and Robert W. Haley

Detecting Brain Activations in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Experiments with a Maximum Cross-Correlation Statistic

- James S. Fleming

The Case for Hyperplane Fitting Rotations in Factor Analysis: A Comparative Study of Simple Structure

- Chong Ho Yu, Charles Kaprolet, Angel Jannasch-Pennell and Samuel DiGangi

A Data Mining Approach to Comparing American and Canadian Grade 10 Students' PISA Science Test Performance

- Yuanhui Xiao, Ruiguang Song, Mi Chen and H. Irene Hall

Direct and Unbiased Multiple Imputation Methods for Missing Values of Categorical Variables

- Cheng-Der Fuh, Kwok Wah Remus Ho, Inchi Hu and Ren-Her Wang

Option Pricing with Markov Switching

- Francisco Louzada, Adriano K. Suzuki, Vicente G. Cancho, Fátima L. Prince and Gilberto A. Pereira

The Long-Term Bivariate Survival FGM Copula Model: An Application to a Brazilian HIV Data

- Adrian Gepp, J. Holton Wilson, Kuldeep Kumar and Sukanto Bhattacharya

A Comparative Analysis of Decision Trees Vis-à-vis Other Computational Data Mining Techniques in Automotive Insurance Fraud Detection

# Volume 10, Number 2, April 2012

- Minggen Lu and Wei Yang

Multivariate Logistic Regression Analysis of Complex Survey Data with Application to BRFSS Data

- Timothy Hanson and Garnett P. McMillan

Scheffe Style Simultaneous Credible Bands for Regression Surfaces with Application to Ache Honey Gathering

- Gauss M. Cordeiro, Rodrigo R. Pescim and Edwin M. M. Ortega

The Kumaraswamy Generalized Half-Normal Distribution for Skewed Positive Data

- Sudhansu S. Maiti and Mithu Dey

Tilted Normal Distribution and Its Survival Properties

- Mari Roman, Francisco Louzada, Vicente G. Cancho and Jose G. Leite

A New Long-Term Survival Distribution for Cancer Data

- B. Ismail and Anjum Khan

Image De-noising with a New Threshold Value Using Wavelets

- Xiaoxia Feng and Dejun Xie

Bayesian Estimation of CIR Model

- Gordon G. Bechtel

Regressing the Propensity to Vote

- Jaewon Jang and David B. Hitchcock

Model-Based Cluster Analysis of Democracies

- Antti Liski, Ioan Tabus, Reijo Sund and Unto Hakkinen

Variable Selection by sNML Criterion in Logistic Regression with an Application to a Risk-Adjustment Model for Hip Fracture Mortality

# Volume 10, Number 1, January 2012

- Xiaohu Li and Rui Fang

A New Family of Bivariate Copulas Generated by Univariate Distributions

- Vassiliki Bountziouka and Demosthenes B. Panagiotakos

The Role of Rotation Type used to Extract Dietary Patterns through Principal Component Analysis, on their Short-Term Repeatability

- Yan Yan, Kimberly A. Reske, Victoria J. Fraser, Graham A. Colditz and Erik R. Dubberke

Using Appropriate Functional Forms for Continuous Variables and Improving Predictive Accuracy in Developing the Risk Model of Clostridium Difficile Infection

- Dewi Rahardja, Yan D. Zhao and Hongmei Zhang

Bayesian Credible Sets for a Binomial Proportion Based on One-Sample Binary Data Subject to One Type of Misclassification

- Roger J. Marshall and Panagiota Kitsantas

Stability and Structure of CART and SPAN Search Generated Data Partitions for the Analysis of Low Birth Weight

- Esra Satici and Haydar Demirhan

Use of Generalized Maximum Entropy Estimation for Freight Flows Modelling and an Application

- Shih-Feng Huang, Yao-Chun Liu and Jing-Yu Wu

An Empirical Study on Implied GARCH Models

- Wei Ning, Junvie Pailden and Arjun Gupta

Empirical Likelihood Ratio Test for the Epidemic Change Model

- Saeid Tahmasebi and Ali Akbar Jafari

Estimation of a Scale Parameter of Morgenstern Type Bivariate Uniform Distribution by Ranked Set Sampling

- Ling Chen, Chengjie Xiong, J. Philip Miller and Feng Gao

Power and Sample Size Calculations with the Additive Hazards Model

- Recognition of Referees

# Volume 9, Number 4, October 2011

- Shin-Soo Kang and Michael D. Larsen

Tests of Independence with Incomplete Contingency Tables Using Likelihood Functions

- Gordon G. Bechtel

True-Value Regression with Non-Response

- Nihal Ata and Gamze Ozel

A Multivariate Non-Parametric Hazard Model for Earthquake Occurrences in Turkey

- Dewi Rahardja and Dean M. Young

Confidence Intervals for the Risk Ratio Using Double Sampling with Misclassified Binomial Data

- Masaru Kanba and Kanta Naito

Selection of Smoothing Parameter for One-Step Sparse Estimates with Lq Penalty

- Richard P. Hauser and David Booth

Predicting Bankruptcy with Robust Logistic Regression

- Francesco Lagona and Marco Picone

A Latent-Class Model for Clustering Incomplete Linear and Circular Data in Marine Studies

- Kuntal Bhattacharyya, Pratim Datta and David Booth

To Do or Not To Do Business with a Country: A Robust Classification Approach

- Lin Zhang, Yan D. Zhao and Jack D. Tubbs

Inference for Semiparametric AUC Regression Models with Discrete Covariates

- Joseph Ngatchou-Wandji and Christophe Paris

On the Zero-Inflated Count Models with Application to Modelling Annual Trends in Incidences of Some Occupational Allergic Diseases in France

# Volume 9, Number 3, July 2011

- Junfeng Shang

A Bayesian Multiple Comparison Procedure for Simple Order-Restricted Mixed Models with Missing Values - Jiantian Wang

Estimation of Lifetime Distribution with Missing Censoring - Ernest Fokoue

Stable Radial Basis Function Selection via Mixture Modelling of the Sample Path - Aboobacker Jahufer and Jianbao Chen

Measuring Local Influential Observations in Modified Ridge Regression - Mansoureh Ghodsi and Saeid Sanei

Support Vector Machines for Classification of Temporomandibular Disorders from Facial Pattern Values - Demissie Alemayehu

Perspectives on Pooled Data Analysis: the Case for an Integrated Approach - Mark C. Greenwood, Richard S. Sojda, Julia L. Sharp, Rory G. Peck and Donald O. Rosenberry

Multi-scale Clustering of Functional Data with Application to Hydraulic Gradients in Wetlands - Rung-Ching Tsai and Ulf Bockenholt

Understanding Choice Behavior Beyond Option Scaling Using Structural Equation Models - Guo-Liang Tian, Man-Lai Tang and Jun-Wu Yu

Bayesian Estimation and Prediction for the Power Law Process with Left-Truncated Data - Rand R. Wilcox

Inferences about a Probabilistic Measure of Effect Size When Dealing with More Than Two Groups

# Volume 9, Number2, April 2011

- Chuan-Pin Lee and Mong-Na Lo Huang

D-Optimal Designs for Second-Order Response Surface Models with Qualitative Factors - Hung-Mo Lin, Shannon K. McClintock and John M. Williamson

Correction for Two-Group Sample Size Calculation with Uncertain Group Membership - Ahmed M. Gad

A Selection Model for Longitudinal Data with Non-Ignorable Non-Monotone Missing Values - Xiangsheng Xia and David H. Miller

The Stratification Analysis of Sediment Data for Lake Michigan - Mike Cox

Is the Banker a Myth? - Robert J. Gallop, Sona Dimidjian, David C. Atkins and Vito Muggeo

Quantifying Treatment Effects When Flexibly Modeling Individual Change in a Nonlinear Mixed Effects Model - Kei Hirose, Shuichi Kawano, Sadanori Konishi and Masanori Ichikawa

Bayesian Information Criterion and Selection of the Number of Factors in Factor Analysis Models - Eduardo Navarrete and Miguel Espinosa

Using the Non-Parametric Classifier CART to Model Wood Density - Abdolreza Eshghi, Dominique Haughton, Pascal Legrand, Maria Skaletsky and Sam Woolford

Identifying Groups: A Comparison of Methodologies - Richard P. Hauser and David Booth

CEO Bonuses as Studied by Robust Logistic Regression

# Volume 9, Number 1, January 2011

- Rand R. Wilcox

Comparing Two Dependent Groups: Dealing with Missing Values - Yixin Fang

Asymptotic Equivalence between Cross-Validations and Akaike Information Criteria in Mixed-Effects Models - Balgobin Nandram, Jai-Won Choi and Hongyan Xu

Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Ascertainment Bias in Sampling Siblin - Haydar Demirhan

Latent Class Analysis for Models with Error of Measurement Using Log-Linear Models and An Application to Women's Liberation Data - Shenghai Zhang

Estimating Transmissibility of Seasonal Influenza Virus by Surveillance Data - Biswajeet Pradhan

An Assessment of the Use of an Advanced Neural Network Model with Five Different Training Strategies for the Preparation of Landslide Susceptibility Maps - Te-Hsin Liang

Association between Use of Internet Services and Quality of Life in Taiwan - Md. Hasinur Rahaman Khan and J. Ewart H. Shaw

Multilevel Logistic Regression Analysis Applied to Binary Contraceptive Prevalence Data - S. M. Sadooghi-Alvandi, A. R. Nematollahi, Reza Habibi

Test Procedures for Change Point in a General Class of Distributions - Yuanjia Wang and Yixin Fang

Adjusting for Treatment Effect when Estimating or Testing Genetic Effect is of Main Interest

# Volume 8, Number 4, October 2010

- Announcement: Editor-elect
- Zhide Fang, Xiaohu Li and Lizhe Xu

A Multivariate Method for Normalization in Affymetrix Oligonucleotide Microarray Experiments - Gordon G. Bechtel

True-Value Regression Theory - A. Aghamohammadi, M. R. Meshkani and M. Mohammadzadeh

A Bayesian Approach to Successive Comparisons - Victor M. Guerrero and Blanca I. Gaspar

Edition and Imputation of Multiple Time Series Data Generated by Repetitive Surveys - Guofen Yan and J. Sedransk

The Effect of Sample Composition on Inference for Random Effects Using Normal and Dirichlet Process Models - Mohammad Reza Zadkarami and Mahdi Rowhani

Application of Skew-normal in Classification of Satellite Image - Mavis Pararai, Felix Famoye and Carl Lee

Generalized Poisson-Poisson Mixture Model for Misreported Counts with an Application to Smoking Data - Eric D. Olson, Billie S. Anderson and J. Michael Hardin

The Analysis of Health Care Coverage through Transition Matrices Using a One Factor Model - Kimberly A. Walters, Yi Li, Ram C. Tiwari and Zhaohui Zou

A Weighted-Least-Squares Estimation Approach to Comparing Trends in Age-Adjusted Cancer Rates Across Overlapping Regions - Camil Fuchs, David M. Steinberg and Michael Poyurovsky

On the Estimation and Comparison of Lifetime Morbid Risks

# Volume 8, Number 3, July 2010

- Announcement: Editor-elect
- W. Holmes Finch

Imputation Methods for Missing Categorical Questionnaire Data: A Comparison of Approaches - Mariana Rodrigues-Motta, Daniel Gianola and Bjorg Heringstad

A Mixed Effects Model for Overdispersed Zero Inflated Poisson Data with an Application in Animal Breeding - Tian Zheng and Joseph L. Gastwirth

On Bootstrap Tests of Symmetry about an Unknown Median - Hua Wang, Yan Yu and Min Li

On Intraday Shanghai Stock Exchange Index - Rand R. Wilcox

Regression: Comparing Predictors and Groups of Predictors Based on a Robust Measure of Association - Hakan Demirtas

An application of Multiple Imputation under the Two Generalized Parametric Families - Michael Haber, Jingjing Gao and Huiman X. Barnhart

Evaluation of Agreement between Measurement Methods from Data with Matched Repeated Measurements via the Coefficient of Individual Agreement - Ram C. Tiwari, Yi Li and Zhaohui Zou

Interval Estimation for Ratios of Correlated Age-Adjusted Rates - Ying Yang, Juanjuan Fan, and Susanne May

Bimodality of Plasma Glucose Distributions in Whites: A Bootstrap Approach to Testing Mixture Models - Karan P. Singh, Alfred A. Bartolucci and Sejong Bae

The Bayesian Multiple Logistic Random Effects Model for Analysis of Clinical Trial Data

# Volume 8, Number 2, April 2010

- Announcement of Our New Editor
- Hoon Kim and HeeJeong Lim

Comparison of Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Models for Chronic Diseases - Wen-Jang Huang and Chia-Ling Lai

A Study of the Suprenewal Process - Peter Congdon and Patsy Lloyd

Estimating Small Area Diabetes Prevalence in the US Using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System - Cheng Peng

Estimating and Testing Quantile-based Process Capability Indices for Processes with Skewed Distributions - Stefan Jaeger and Su-Shing Chen

Information Fusion for Biological Prediction - Dominique Haughton and Phong Nguyen

Multilevel Models and Inequality in Viet Nam Multilevel Models and Inequality in Viet Nam - Chong Ho Yu, Samuel DiGangi, Angel Jannasch-Pennell and Charles Kaprolet

A Data Mining Approach for Identifying Predictors of Student Retention from Sophomore to Junior Year - Basilio de B. Pereira, Calyampudi R. Rao, Rubens L. Oliveira and Emilia M. do Nascimento

Combining Unsupervised and Supervised Neural Networks in Cluster Analysis of Gamma-Ray Burst - Matthew J. Hayat, Ram C. Tiwari, Kaushik Ghosh, Mark Hachey, Ben Hankey and Rocky Feuer

Age-Adjusted US Cancer Death Rate Predictions - Stanley Xu, Paul Gargiullo, John Mullooly, David McClure Simon J. Hambidge and Jason Glanz

Fitting Parametric and Semi-parametric Conditional Poisson Regression Models with Cox's Partial Likelihood in Self-controlled Case Series and Matched Cohort Studies

# Volume 8, Number 1, January 2010

- Yoon Young Jung, Youngja Park, Dean P. Jones, Thomas R. Ziegler and Brani Vidakovic

Self-similarity in NMR Spectra: An Application in Assessing the Level of Cysteine - Thomas L. Moore and Vicki Bentley-Condit

A Study of Permutation Tests in the Context of a Problem in Primatology - Jing Wang

A Nonparametric Approach Using Dirichlet Process for Hierarchical Generalized Linear Mixed Models - Matthew J. Davis

Contrast Coding in Multiple Regression Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Utility of Popular Coding Structures - Hossein Hassani, Shahin Gheitanchi and Mohammad Reza Yeganegi

On the Application of Data Mining to Official Data - Viviana Giampaoli and Arnaldo Mandel

Language Rhythm Model Selection by Weighted Kappa - Gianna Agro, Frank Lad and Giuseppe Sanfilippo

Sequentially Forecasting Economic Indices Using Mixture Linear Combinations of EP Distributions - Marwa Ahmed and Mohamed Shoukri

A Bayesian Estimator of the Intracluster Correlation Coefficient from Correlated Binary Responses - Zhao Chen

Empirical Bayes Analysis on the Power Law Process with Natural Conjugate Priors - Juha Karvanen, Olli Saarela and Kari Kuulasmaa

Nonparametric Multiple Imputation of Left Censored Event Times in Analysis of Follow-up Data - Betsy L. Cadwell, Theodore J. Thompson, James P. Boyle and Lawrence E. Barker

Bayesian Small Area Estimates of Diabetes Prevalence by U.S. County, 2005

# Volume 7, Number 4, October 2009

- Erhard Reschenhofer

Super-Whiteness of Returns Spectra - Vicente G. Cancho, Edwin M. M. Ortega and Heleno Bolfarine

The Log-exponentiated-Weibull Regression Models with Cure Rate: Local Influence and Residual Analysis - Rand R. Wilcox

Two-by-two ANOVA: Global and Graphical Comparisons Based on an Extension of the Shift Function - Liang Zhu, Jianguo Sun and Phillip Wood

Methods for the Analysis of Alcohol and Drug Uses for Young Adults - Cheng K. Lee and Jenq-Daw Lee

A Fractional Survival Model - Haydar Demirhan and Canan Hamurkaroglu

An Application of Bayesian Model Averaging Approach to Traffic Accidents Data Over Hierarchical Log-Linear Models - Weichung Joe Shih and Junfeng Liu

A Simple Method for Screening Binary Models with Large Sample Size and Continuous Predictor Variables - Timothy E. O'Brien and Martin B. Berg

Getting the Most from Data --- Maximizing Information and Power by Using Appropriate and Modern Statistical Methods

# Volume 7, Number 3, July 2009

- Ernest Fokoue

Bayesian Computation of the Intrinsic Structure of Factor Analytic Models - Wan Tang, Qin Yu, Paul Crits-Christoph and Xin M. Tu

A New Analytic Framework for Moderation Analysis --- Moving Beyond Analytic Interactions - Shenghua Kelly Fan

Measurement Errors and Imperfect Detection Rates on the Transect Line in Independent Observer Line Transect Surveys - Scott W. Miller, Debajyoti Sinha, Elizabeth H. Slate, Donald Garrow and Joseph Romagnuolo

Bayesian Adaptation of the Summary ROC Curve Method for Meta-analysis of Diagnostic Test Performance - Jiantian Wang and Pablo Zafra

Estimating Bivariate Survival Function by Volterra Estimator Using Dynamic Programming Techniques - M. A. A. Cox

Multidimensional Scaling as an Aid for the Analytic Network and Analytic Hierarchy Processes - Rickey E, Carter, Xuyang Zhang, Robert F. Woolson and Christian C. Apfel

Statistical Analysis of Correlated Relative Risks - Subir Ghosh and Arunava Chakravartty

Some Observations in Likelihood Based Fitting of Longitudinal Models for Binary Data

# Volume 7, Number 2, April 2009

- Kasing Man and Chung Chen

On a Stepwise Hypotheses Testing Procedure and Information Criterion in Identifying Dynamic Relations between Time Series - Reena Deutsch, Monica Rivera Mindt, Ronghui Xu, Mariana Cherner, Igor Grant, and the HNRC Group

Quantifying Relative Superiority among Many Binary-valued Diagnostic Tests in the Presence of a Gold Standard - G. Jones, A. D. L. Noble, B. Schauer and N. Cogger

Measuring the Attenuation in a Subject-specific Random Effect with Paired Data - Simon Sai Man Kwok, Wai Keung Li and Philip Leung Ho Yu

The Autoregressive Conditional Marked Duration Model: Statistical Inference to Market Microstructure - Yungtai Lo

Estimating Age-specific Prevalence of Testosterone Deficiency in Men Using Normal Mixture Models - Maela Kloareg and David Causeur

Double Sampling Designs to Reduce the Non-discovery Rate: Application to Microarray Data - Timothy E. O'Brien and Gerald M. Funk

Encouraging Students to Think Critically: Regression Modeling and Goodness-of-Fit - Gordon G. Bechtel

Panel Regression of Arbitrarily Distributed Responses - Jae Keun Yoo

Iterative Optimal Sufficient Dimension Reduction for Conditional Mean in Multivariate Regression - Fan C. Meng

On Some Structural Importance of System Components

# Volume 7, Number 1, January 2009

- Yuanjia Wang and Yixin Fang

Least square and Empirical Bayes Approaches for Estimating Random Change Points - Sujuan Gao and Rodolphe Thiébaut

Mixed-effect Models for Truncated Longitudinal Outcomes with Nonignorable Missing Data - Enrique E. Alvarez, Francisco J. Ciocchini and Kishori Konwar

A Locally Stationary Markov Chain Model for Labor Dynamics - Alessio Pollice and Giovanna Jona Lasinio

Two Approaches to Imputation and Adjustment of Air Quality Data from a Composite Monitoring Network - Geoffrey Jones and Paul Lyons

Approximate Graphical Methods for Inverse Regression - A. Majumdar and R. Eubank

Bayesian Semiparametric Sales Projections for the Texas Lottery - Terence C. Mills

Modeling Current Temperature Trends - Aylin Alin, Serdar Kurt, Anthony Randal McIntosh, Adile Öniz and Murat Özgören

Partial Least Squares Analysis in Electrical Brain Activity - Xiaoyin Wang and Kevin W. Koepenick

A Statistical Analysis of Well Failures in Baltimore County - Roger L. Goodwin

A Replicated Experiment Used in Manufacturing

# Volume 6, Number 4, October 2008

- An Analysis of Mathematics and Science Achievements of American Youth with Nonparametric Quantile Regression
- Analyzing Spatial Panel Data of Cigarette Demand:Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling Approach
- Psychometric Data Analysis: A Size/fit Trade-off Evaluation Procedure for Knowledge Structures
- A Solution to Separation and Multicollinearity in Multiple Logistic Regression
- Modeling Nonlinear Relationship among Selected ASEAN Stock Markets
- Quantile Regression: A Simplified Approach to a Goodness-of-fit Test
- Capture-recapture Studies with Incomplete Mixed Categorical and Continuous Covariatese
- Analysis of Covariance Structures in Time Series
- Life Table Analysis for Evaluating Curative-effect of One-stage Non-submerged Dental Implant in Taiwan
- Analysis of Contagion in Emerging Markets

# Volume 6, Number 3, July 2008

- In Memory of Professor Jack Chao-sheng Lee --- A Scholar that Never Stops Learning
- A Copula-based Approach to Option Pricing and Risk Assessment
- Calibration Design of Implied Volatility Surfaces
- Multivariate Regression Modeling for Functional Data
- Longitudinal Data Analysis Using t Linear Mixed Models with Autoregressive Dependence Structures
- Data Technology --- As a New Concept for Application of Statistics
- Radio Frequency Identification: A new Opportunity for Data Science
- Data Mining and Hotspot Detection in an Urban Development Project
- A New Method for Gene Identification in Comparative Genomic Analysis
- Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Liver Cirrhosis by Simultaneous Comparisons of the Ultrasound Images of Liver and Spleen

# Volume 6, Number 2, April 2008

- A Statistical Approach for Dating Archaeological Contexts
- Recovering Vote Choice from Partial Incomplete Data
- Evaluating Aortic Stenosis Using the Archimedean Copula Methodology
- On the Principles of Believe the Positive and Believe the Negative for Diagnosis Using Two Continuous Tests
- Confidence Band for Additive Regression Model
- Bayesian Wavelet Regression for Spatial Estimation
- Application of the Pattern-Mixture Latent Trajectory Model in an Epidemiological Study with Non-Ignorable Missingness
- Identifying the Unique Projection and Follow-up Runs for k = 4 or 5 Important Factors from the n = 12, 20 or 24-run Plackett Burman Designs
- A Bayesian Approach to Zero-Numerator Problems Using Hierarchical Models

# Volume 6, Number 1, January 2008

- Estimating Optimum Linear Combination of Multiple Correlated Diagnostic Tests at a Fixed Specificity with Receiver Operating Characteristic Curves
- Indirect Area Estimates of Disease Prevalence: Bayesian Evidence Synthesis with an Application to Coronary Heart Disease
- Models for Value-added Investigations of Teaching Styles Data
- Bayesian Circle Segmentation with Application to DNA Copy Number Alteration Detection
- A Note on Hypothesis Testing with Random Sample Sizes and its Relationship to Bayes Factors
- Identifying Multisubject Cortical Activation in Functional MRI: A Frequency Domain Approach
- Joint Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Low Incidence Cancers Sharing Common Risk Factors
- Underlying and Multiple Causes of Death in Preterm Infants

# Volume 5, Number 4, October 2007

- Distortion Diagnostics for Covariate-adjusted Regression: Graphical Techniques Based on Local Linear Modeling
- Count Regression Models with an Application to Zoological Data Containing Structural Zeros
- Application of Multiple Imputation to Data from Two-phase Sampling: Estimation of the Incidence Rate of Cognitive Impairment
- Power Calculations for ZIP and ZINB Models
- Distribution-Free Regression: Reinterpreting Design-Based Sampling
- The Determinants of Birth Interval in Ahvaz-Iran: A Graphical Chain Modeling Approach
- Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Regional Innovation Capability: A Case of China
- Textbooks on Differential Calculus in Eighteenth Century Europe: A Comparative Stylistic Analysis

# Volume 5, Number 3, July 2007

- Linear Information Models: An Introduction
- Stochastic Diffusion Modeling of Degradation Data
- How to Find Multiple Systems Underlying a Two-Way Table of 0's and 1's, With Applications to Cognitive Impairments and Medical Laboratory Science
- The Time Resolution in Lag-Sequential Analysis: A Choice with Consequences
- A New Change-Point Rank Tests
- Statistics in Metrology: International Key Comparisons and Interlaboratory Studies
- Dirichlet-multinomial Model with Varying Response Rates over Time
- Comparisons of Gene Expression Indexes for Oligonucleotide Arrays
- A Posterior Distribution for the Normal Mean Arising from a Ratio
- Detection of Differentially Expressed Genes In Small Sets of cDNA Microarrays

# Volume 5, Number 2, April 2007

- Exploring Gene Expression Data, Using Plots
- Principal Component Analysis in Linear Regression Survival Model with Microarray Data
- Small F-ratios: Red Flags in the Linear Model
- Alternative Tests of Independence in Two-Way Categorical Tables
- Singular Spectrum Analysis: Methodology and Comparison
- Automated Linking PUBMED Documents with GO Terms Using SVM
- Missing Information as a Diagnostic Tool for Latent Class Analysis
- Nonparametric Estimation of the Incubation Period of AIDS with Left Truncation and Right Censoring

# Volume 5, Number 1, January 2007

- Pseudo-likelihood Methods for the Analysis of Longitudinal Binary Data Subject to Nonignorable Non-monotone Missingness
- Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-smoking Media Campaigns by Recall and Rating Scores --- A Pattern-Mixture GEE Model Approach
- Application of EM Algorithm to Mixture Cure Model for Grouped Relative Survival Data
- Using Occupancy Models to Estimate the Number of Duplicate Cases in a Data System without Unique Identifiers
- A Frailty Model to Assess Plant Disease Spread from Individual Count Data
- Nonparametric Modeling of Quarterly Unemployment Rates
- Statistical Analysis of Electricity Prices
- Literate Life Expectancy in Bangladesh: A New Approach of Social Indicator

# Volume 4, Number 4, October 2006

- Data Information in Contingency Tables: A Fallacy of Hierarchical Loglinear Models
- A Spatio-Temporal Forecasting Approach for Health Indicators
- Exploring the Use of Subpopulation Membership in Bayesian Hierarchical Model Assessment
- Modeling Panel Time Series with Mixture Autoregressive Model
- Linear Mixed Models for Longitudinal Data with Nonrandom Dropouts
- A Quantile Regression Analysis of Family Background Factor Effects on Mathematical Achievement
- Allometric Extension for Multivariate Regression
- Comparisons of Split-linear Fitting of Wind Curves

# Volume 4, Number 3, July 2006

- An Modified PLSR Method in Prediction
- Testing for Activation in Data from FMRI Experiments
- An Evaluation of Multiple Behavioral Risk Factors for Cancer in a Working Class, Multi-Ethnic Population
- Reducing Subjectivity in the Likelihood
- Application of One Sided t-tests and a Generalized Experiment Wise Error Rate to High-Density Oligonucleotide Microarray Experiments: An Example Using Arabidopsis
- Developing Multivariate Survival Trees with a Proportional Hazards Structure
- Critical Values and Power for a Small Sample Test of Difference in Proportions in the Presence of Extra-Binomial Variation
- Improved Tolerance Limits by Combining Analytical and Experimental Data: An Information Integration Methodology

# Volume 4, Number 2, April 2006

- A Bayesian Approach to the Multiple Comparisons Problem
- A Growing Self-Organizing Neural Network for Lifestyle Segmentation
- A Robust Approach to the Interest Rate Term Structure Estimation
- Estimating Vaccine Efficacy from Household Data Using Surrogate Outcome and a Validation Sample
- Training Students and Researchers in Bayesian Methods
- Statistical Functional Modeling of Quality Changes of Garlic under Different Storage Regimes
- Bifactorial Design Applied to Recombinant Protein Expression

# Volume 4, Number 1, January 2006

- On the Use of Geostatistical Cross-Association Method for Lithostratigraphical Correlation
- A Dynamic Spatial Model for Chronic Wasting Disease in Colorado
- Using Hybrid Clustering to Approximate Fastest Paths on Urban Networks
- A Comparison of Propensity Score and Linear Regression Analysis of Complex Survey Data
- Using Conditional Copula to Estimate Value at Risk
- Zero-Inflated Generalized Poisson Regression Model with an Application to Domestic Violence Data

# Volume 3, Number 4, October 2005

- A Unified Computational Framework to Compare Direct and Sequential False Discovery Rate Algorithms for Exploratory DNA Microarray Studies
- Application of a Mixed Effects Model for Biosurveilliance of Regional Rail Systems
- Deinstitutionalization in California: Mortality of Persons with Developmental Disabilities after Transfer into Community Care, 1997-1999
- Industrial Effects and the CAPM: From the Views of Robustness and Longitudinal Data Analysis
- Predicting Confidence Intervals for the Age-Period-Cohort Model
- Skew-normal Linear Mixed Models
- Sampling Random Variables: A Paradigm Shift for Opinion Polling
- A Monte Carlo Comparison of Two Linear Dimension Reduction Matrices for Statistical Discrimination

# Volume 3, Number 3, July 2005

- Efficient Sampling Design in Audit Data
- Estimating the Interest Rate Term Structures of Treasury and Corporate Debt with Bayesian Penalized Splines
- Application and Comparison of Methods for Analysing Correlated Interval-censored Data from Sexual Partnerships
- Testing Statistical Significance of the Area under a Receiving Operating Characteristics Curve for Repeated Measures Design with Bootstrapping
- Monitoring the SARS Epidemic in China: A Time Series Analysis
- Is the Scientific Discovery of DNA Fingerprint by Chance or by Design?
- Multiple Change Point Analysis for the Regular Exponential Family using the Product Partition Model

# Volume 3, Number 2, April 2005

- History and Potential of Binary Segmentation for Exploratory Data Analysis
- A Diagnostic for Assessing the Influence of Cases on the Prediction of Random Effects in a Mixed Model
- Influence Diagnostics for Linear Mixed Models
- Designing for Parameter Subsets in Gaussian Nonlinear Regression Models
- General Marginal Regression Models for the Joint Modeling of Event Frequency and Correlated Severities with Applications to Clinical Trials
- Analyzing Collinear Data by Principal Component Regression Approach --- An Example from Developing Countries
- On the Radical Views of Coal Miners in the Early Twentieth Century in Southern Illinois

# Volume 3, Number 1, January 2005

- An Application of Graphical Modeling to the Analysis of Intranet Benefits and Applications
- Exact Robust Tests for Detecting Candidate-Gene Association in Case-Parents Trio Design
- Increasing the Precision of Estimates of Immunization Coverage Among 19- to 35-Month-Old Children in the United States
- A Comparison of the Posterior Choropleth Maps for Disease Mapping
- Observer Variability: A New Approach in Evaluating Interobserver Agreement
- Comparison of Distance Measures in Cluster Analysis with Dichotomous Data
- Bayesian Analysis for Change Points in the Volatility of Latin American Emerging Markets

# Volume 2, Number 4, October 2004

- Air Pollution Mix and Emergency Room Visits for Respiratory and Cardiac Diseases in Taipei
- Estimating Optimal Transformations for Multiple Regression Using the ACE Algorithm
- Evaluation of Missing Value Estimation for Microarray Data
- Korean Economic Condition Indicator Using a Neural Network Trained on the 1997 Crisis
- Relationship between Clinic and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurements in Children
- Bayes Factors for Comparing Two Restricted Means: An Example Involving Hypertense Individuals

# Volume 2, Number 3, July 2004

- Factor Effects Testing for Mixture Distributions with Application to the Study of Emergence of Pontomyia Oceana
- Estimating Vehicle Speed from Traffic Count and Occupancy Data
- A GEE Approach for Estimating Correlation Coefficients Involving Left-censored Variables
- Using the Box-Cox Power Transformation to Predict Temporally Correlated Longitudinal Data
- An Analysis of Quasi-complete Binary Data with Logistic Models: Applications to Alcohol Abuse Data
- On the Generalized Poisson Regression Model with an Application to Accident Data
- Identifying the Patterns of Hematopoietic Stem Cells Gene Expressions Using Clustering Methods: Comparison and Summary

# Volume 2, Number 2, April 2004

- Selection of an Artificial Neural Network Model for the Post-calibration of Weather Radar Rainfall Estimation
- A State Duration Model for Brand Choice and Inter-purchase Time
- Wavelet Analysis of Tide-affected Low Streamflows Series
- Identify Breast Cancer Subtypes by Gene Expression Profiles
- Geostatistical Analysis of Chinese Cancer Mortality: Variogram, Kriging and Beyond
- Statistical Analysis of Market Penetration in a Mandatory Privatized Pension Market Using Generalized Logistic Curves

# Volume 2, Number 1, January 2004

- Unexpected Features of Financial Time Series: Higher-order Anomalies and

Predictability - The Poisson Inverse Gaussian Regression Model in the Analysis of Clustered

Counts Data - Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods for Inference in Frailty Models with

Doubly-censored Data - The Environment of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art
- A Two-stage Bayesian Model for Predicting Winners in Major League

Baseball - Interpretation of Epidemiological Data Using Multiple Correspondence Analysis

and Log-linear Models - SEER: A Graphical Tool for Multidimensional and Categorical Data

# Volume 1, Number 4, October 2003

- The Matrix Expression, Topological Index and Atomic Attribute of Molecular
- Boosting Applied to Classification of Mass Spectral Data
- Application of Orthogonal Block Variables and Canonical Correlation Analysis in Modeling Pharmacological Activity of Alkaloids from Plant Medicines
- The Classification Tree Combined with SIR and Its Applications to Classification of Mass Spectra
- Multivariate Chemometric Study on the Interfacial Properties of Nucleic-Acid Bases
- Boiling Points Predictions Study via Dimension Reduction Methods: SIR, PCR and PLSR
- Data Mining in Chemometrics: Sub-structures Learning via Peak Combinations Searching in Mass Spectra
- Building an Honest Tree for Mass Spectra Classification Based on Prior Logarithm Normal Distribution

# Volume 1, Number 3, July 2003

- Exploratory Model Selection for Spatially Designed Experiments --- Some Examples
- Analysis Methods for Supersaturated Design: Some Comparisons
- Estimation of the Proportion of Sterile Couples Using the Negative Binomial Distribution
- Imputation Allowing Standard Variance Formulas
- Comparison of Two Multiple Imputation Procedures in a Cancer Screening Survey
- Analysis of Bank Failure Using Published Financial Statements: The Case of Indonesia (Part 2)
- A Survey for Technological Innovation in Taiwan

# Volume 1, Number 2, May 2003

- Analysis of Unbalanced Microarray Data
- Consistent Parameter Estimation for Lagged Multilevel Models
- A Classification Statistic for GEE Categorical Response Models
- Assessing the Effect of an Open-ended Category on the Trend in 2 x K Ordered Tables
- Comparing Reliabilities of the Strength of Two Container Designs: A Case Study
- Analysis of Bank Failure Using Published Financial Statements: The Case of Indonesia (Part 1)

# Volume 1, Number 1, January 2003

- Data Quality Effects of Alternative Edit Parameters
- A Statistical Method of Detecting Bioremediation
- Use of a Bayesian Changepoint Model to Estimate Effects of a Graduated Driver's Licensing Program
- Bayesian and Classical Solutions for Binomial Cytogenetic Dosimetry Problem
- The Design Aspect of the Bruceton Test for Pyrotechnics Sensitivity Analysis