# American Statistical Association

# The American Statistician

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### May 2007, Volume 61

**159-160 Sample Mean and Sample Variance: Their Covariance and Their (In)Dependence***by*Zhang, Lingyun**161-162 A Simple and Probabilistic Proof of the Binomial Theorem***by*Rosalsky, Andrew**163-177 Residual (Sur)Realism***by*Stefanski, Leonard A.**178-178 Section Editor's Notes***by*Hilbe, Joseph M.**179-180 ePrint 5 Professional Conversion Utility***by*Hilbe, Joseph M.**181-182 Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning From Data. Alan Agresti and Christine A. Franklin***by*Arnholt, Alan T.**182-182 Even You Can Learn Statistics: A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statistics. David M. Levine and David Stephan***by*Tra, Yolande**183-183 Fundamentals of Biostatistics (6th ed.). Bernard Rosner***by*Zhang, Ying**184-184 Introduction to Modern Nonparametric Statistics. James J. Higgins***by*Minnotte, Michael**185-185 Six Sigma Quality Improvement with MINITAB. G. Robin Henderson***by*Anderson-Cook, Christine M.**184-185 SAS for Mixed Models (2nd ed.) Ramon C. Littell, George A. Milliken, Walter W. Stroup, Russell D. Wolfinger, and Oliver Schabenberger***by*Wulff, Shaun S.**183-184 Quality By Experimental Design (3rd ed.). Thomas B. Barker***by*Anderson-Cook, Christine M.**182-183 Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics (4th ed.). David R. Anderson, Dennis J. Sweeney, and Thomas A. Williams***by*Edwards, Phillip

### August 2006, Volume 60

**213-223 Calibrated Bayes: A Bayes/Frequentist Roadmap***by*Little, Roderick J.**224-232 A Framework for Evaluating the Utility of Data Altered to Protect Confidentiality***by*Karr, A.F. & Kohnen, C.N. & Oganian, A. & Reiter, J.P. & Sanil, A.P.**233-240 Penalized Splines and Reproducing Kernel Methods***by*Pearce, N.D. & Wand, M.P.**241-250 Investigating Concurrency in Online Auctions Through Visualization***by*Hyde, Valerie & Jank, Wolfgang & Shmueli, Galit**251-256 Tukey's gh Distribution for Multiple Imputation***by*He, Yulei & Raghunathan, Trivellore E.**257-263 A Lego System for Conditional Inference***by*Hothorn, Torsten & Hornik, Kurt & van de Wiel, Mark A. & Zeileis, Achim**264-268 On Bayesian Analysis of Generalized Linear Models Using the Jacobian Technique***by*Das, Sourish & Dey, Dipak K.**269-270 Plutarch and Lucullus' Applied Sampling***by*Missiakoulis, Spyros**271-271 Section Editor's Notes***by*Hilbe, Joseph M.**272-286 A Review of Three Directed Acyclic Graphs Software Packages: MIM, Tetrad, and WinMine***by*Haughton, Dominique & Kamis, Arnold & Scholten, Patrick**287-289 Spreadsheets in Statistical PracticeAnother Look***by*Nash, J.C.**290-290 Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic Processes. Peter Olofsson***by*Devore, Jay**291-292 Analyzing Categorical Data. Jeffrey S. Simonoff***by*Wasserman, Stanley**292-292 The Essence of Multivariate Thinking: Basic Themes and Methods. Lisa L. Harlow***by*Dobler, Carolyn Pillers**293-293 Statistical Methods For Communication Science. Andrew F. Hayes***by*Ries, Lawrence D.**294-294 SAS Guide to Report Writing: Examples (2nd ed.). Michelle M. Burlew***by*Dobler, Carolyn Pillers**293-294 Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling Using Stata. Sophia Rabe-Hesketh and Anders Skrondal***by*Horton, Nicholas J.**292-293 Data Matters: Conceptual Statistics for a Random World. Nicholas Maxwell***by*Kahn, Michael**290-290 Probability is the Very Guide of Life: The Philosophical Uses of Chance. Henry E. Kyburg Jr., and Mariam Thalos (eds.)***by*Cleary, Richard J.

### May 2005, Volume 59

**121-126 Testing Fisher, Neyman, Pearson, and Bayes***by*Christensen, Ronald**127-136 Graphical Views of Suppression and Multicollinearity in Multiple Linear Regression***by*Friedman, Lynn & Wall, Melanie**137-142 Evaluation Criteria for Discrete Confidence Intervals: Beyond Coverage and Length***by*Vos, Paul W. & Hudson, Suzanne**143-146 Understanding Heterogeneity in Generalized Mixed and Frailty Models***by*Duchateau, Luc & Janssen, Paul**147-152 Heterogeneity and Causality: Unit Heterogeneity and Design Sensitivity in Observational Studies***by*Rosenbaum, Paul R.**153-155 How Surprising is a New Record?***by*Solow, Andrew R. & Smith, Woollcott**156-161 A Bootstrap Test of Stochastic Equality of Two Populations***by*Reiczigel, Jeno & Zakarias, Ildiko & Rozsa, Lajos**162-163 Introduction***by*Scheuren, Fritz**164-165 R. A. Fisher's Life and Death in Australia, 1959-1962***by*Ludbrook, John**166-172 Exemplar Sampling: Nonrandom Methods of Selecting a Sample Which Characterizes a Finite Multivariate Population***by*Bull, Brian**173-179 Randomization of Clusters Versus Randomization of Persons Within Clusters: Which Is Preferable?***by*Moerbeek, Mirjam**180-182 Making Babies by the Flip of a Coin?***by*Carlton, Matthew A. & Stansfield, William D.**183-184 Section Editor's Notes***by*Hilbe, Joseph M.**185-186 A Review of SPSS, Part 3: Version 13.0***by*Hilbe, Joseph M.**187-191 SigmaStat 3.1: A Second Look***by*Hilbe, Joseph M.**192-202 Likelihood Maximization Using Web-Based Optimization Tools: A Short Tutorial***by*Langohr, Klaus & Gomez, Guadalupe**203-204 The Numbers Game: Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics. Alan Schwarz***by*Cochran, James J.**203-203 All of Statistics: A Concise Course in Statistical Inference. Larry Wasserman***by*Craigmile, Peter F.

### May 2004, Volume 58

**91-92 Editors Report for The American Statistician, Volume 57 (2003)***by*Albert J.H.**92-92 Statistical Computing Software Reviews***by*Hilbe J.M.**93-101 Statistical Research: Some Advice for Beginners***by*Hamada M. & Sitter R.**102-109 Debating the Use of Statistical Evidence in Allegations of Age Discrimination***by*Barry D. & Boland P.J.**110-116 Partial One-Dimensional Regression Models***by*Cook R.D. & Weisberg S.**117-123 Two Statistical Paradoxes in the Interpretation of Group Differences: Illustrated with Medical School Admission and Licensing Data***by*Wainer H. & Brown L.M.**124-130 The Effect of Dependence on Confidence Intervals for a Population Proportion***by*Miao W. & Gastwirth J.L.**131-137 Bootstrap Methods for Developing Predictive Models***by*Austin P.C. & Tu J.V.**138-143 Efficient Experimental Design for the Behrens-Fisher Problem With Application to Bioassay***by*Dette H. & OBrien T.E.**144-144 Introduction***by*Scheuren F.**145-149 Statistical Frontiers in Survey Sampling***by*Lohr S.L.**150-151 On the Role of Semielasticity in Statistics***by*Hatzinikolaou D. & Ferentinos K.**152-158 Difficulties in Drawing Inferences With Finite-Mixture Models: A Simple Example With a Simple Solution***by*Chung H. & Loken E. & Schafer J.L.**159-159 Section Editors Notes***by*Hilbe J.M.**160-164 Biases in SPSS 12.0 Missing Value Analysis***by*von Hippel P.T.**165-167 A Review of the GUM Workbench***by*Losinger W.C.**168-171 A Review of SPSS 12.01, Part 2***by*Hilbe J.M.**172-172 Introductory Biostatistics for the Health Sciences: Modern Applications Including Bootstrap***by*Ferketich A.K.**173-173 101 Special Practice Problems in Probability and Statistics***by*Pillers Dobler C.**174-174 Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Biomedical Data (2nd ed.)***by*Rue M.**175-175 Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials***by*Pillers Dobler C. & Lenth R.V.**92-92 Book Reviews***by*Lenth R.V.**173-174 Elementary Probability Theory With Stochastic Processes and an Introduction to Mathematical Finance (4th ed.)***by*Lund R.B.**172-173 Regression and ANOVA: An Integrated Approach Using SAS Software***by*Anderson-Cook C.M.

### February 2003, Volume 57

**1-14 Reliability of the Uncertified Ballots in the 2000 Presidential Election in Florida***by*Wolter K. & Jergovic D. & Moore W. & Murphy J. & OMuircheartaigh C.**15-20 One-Step Screening and Process Optimization Experiments***by*Lawson J.**21-26 Statistics and Ethics: Some Advice for Young Statisticians***by*Vardeman S.B. & Morris M.D.**27-32 Significantly Insignificant F Tests***by*Christensen R.**33-36 Separation Among Distributions Related by Linear Regression***by*Xie R. & Nelson P.I.**37-45 College Students Conceptions of Probability***by*Albert J.H.**46-50 Teaching Experiences With a Course on***by*Symanzik J. & Vukasinovic N.**51-57 Illustrating the Law of Large Numbers (and Confidence Intervals)***by*Blume J.D. & Royall R.M.**58-61 Suppression and Confounding in Action***by*Lynn H.S.**62-65 A Real Example That Illustrates Interesting Properties of Bootstrap Bias Correction***by*Jeske D.R. & Sampath A.**66-66 Statistics with Confidence (2nd ed.)***by*Cleary R.J.**67-67 Introduction to Linear Regression Analysis (3rd ed.)***by*Jammalamadaka S.R.**68-69 Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences (4th ed.)***by*Gonzalez R.**69-69 Risk-Benefit Analysis (2nd ed.)***by*Haigh J.**70-70 Resampling Methods: A Practical Guide to Data Analysis (2nd ed.)***by*Gentleman R.**69-70 All the Mathematics You Missed But Need to Know for Graduate School***by*Terrell G.**67-68 Generalized Linear Models: With Applications in Engineering and the Sciences***by*Hu X.J.**66-67 A First Course in Design and Analysis of Experiments***by*Wulff S.S.

### February 2002, Volume 56

**1-4 The Role of Informative Priors in Zero-Numerator Problems: Being Conservative Versus Being Candid***by*Winkler R. L. & Smith J. E. & Fryback D. G.**5-9 Measuring a Binary Responses Range of Influence in Logistic Regression***by*Fay M. P.**10-21 Tiered Polychotomous Regression: Ranking NFL Quarterbacks***by*White C. & Berry S.**22-28 Thoughts on the Origins, Concepts, and Pedagogy of Statistics as a***by*Bessant K. C. & MacPherson E. D.**29-38 The Calculus of M-Estimation***by*Stefanski L. A. & Boos D. D.**39-43 The Equivalence Between the Cholesky Decomposition and the Kalman Filter***by*Eubank R. L. & Wang S.**44-47 The Existence of the First Negative Moment Revisited***by*Khuri A. & Casella G.**48-54 The Mixture Approach for Simulating Bivariate Distributions With Specified Correlations***by*Michael J. R. & Schucany W. R.**55-62 Vector Differential Calculus in Statistics***by*Wand M. P.**63-70 Designing Monte Carlo Implementations of Permutation or Bootstrap Hypothesis Tests***by*Fay M. P. & Follmann D. A.**71-71 Section Editors Notes***by*Hilbe J.**72-75 A Review of JMP 4.03 With Special Attention to its Numerical Accuracy***by*Altman M.

### May 2001, Volume 55

**87-88 Editors Report for The American Statistician, Volume 54 (2000)***by*Stokes L.**89-95 A Note on the Estimation of the Multinomial Logit Model With Random Effects***by*Chen Z. & Kuo L.**96-101 On Neutral Responses (Zeros) in the Sign Test and Ties in the Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney Test***by*Randles R. H.**102-105 An Effective Confidence Interval for the Mean With Samples of Size One and Two***by*Wall M. M. & Boen J. & Tweedie R.**106-110 The Statistical Foundations of the EI Method***by*McCue K. F.**111-120 Eleven Ways to Look at the Chi-Squared Coefficient for Contingency Tables***by*Mirkin B.**121-124 The Inequality Between the Coefficient of Determination and the Sum of Squared Simple Correlation Coefficients***by*Shieh G.**125-130 Comparison of GEE, MINQUE, ML, and REML Estimating Equations for Normally Distributed Data***by*Wu C-t. & Gumpertz M. L. & Boos D. D.**131-139 Distributions Agreeing With Exchangeable Sequential Forecasting***by*Lad F. & Scozzafava R.**140-144 Sequencing Topics in Introductory Statistics: A Debate on What to Teach When***by*Chance B. L. & Rossman A. J.**145-149 Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll Survey in a First-Year Service Course in Statistics***by*Bolstad W. M. & Hunt L. A. & McWhirter J. L.**150-152 Visualizing the Median as the Minimum-Deviation Location***by*Hanley J. A. & Joseph L. & Platt R. W. & Chung M. K. & Belisle P.**153-155 Understanding the Cox Regression Models With Time-Change Covariates***by*Zhou M.**156-166 APPL: A Probability Programming Language***by*Glen A. G. & Evans D. L. & Leemis L. M.