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### 2015, Volume 69, Issue 4

**357-357 Editorial***by*Eric Cator**358-373 Nearly exact sample size calculation for powerful non-randomized tests for differences between binomial proportions***by*Stefan Wellek**374-398 Dose–response modelling for bivariate covariates with and without a spike at zero: theory and application to binary outcomes***by*E. Lorenz & C. Jenkner & W. Sauerbrei & H. Becher**399-418 Comparison of three-dimensional ROC surfaces for clustered and correlated markers, with a proteomics application***by*Mst. Papia Sultana and Jialiang Li & Jianhua Hu**419-441 Copula Gaussian graphical models with penalized ascent Monte Carlo EM algorithm***by*Fentaw Abegaz & Ernst Wit**442-459 Complementary information for skewness measures***by*V. J. García & M. Martel & F.J. Vázquez-Polo**460-482 Testing block-diagonal covariance structure for high-dimensional data***by*Masashi Hyodo & Nobumichi Shutoh & Takahiro Nishiyama & Tatjana Pavlenko**483-509 Plug-in bandwidth selector for recursive kernel regression estimators defined by stochastic approximation method***by*Yousri Slaoui**510-540 Estimating the Kullback–Liebler risk based on multifold cross-validation***by*Paolo Vidoni**541-541 Editorial Statistics***by*Eric Cator & Elli Hoek Dijke

### 2015, Volume 69, Issue 3

**197-211 Comparative randomized inverse sampling***by*Mauro Gasparini & Mark Von Tress & Guenter Heimann**212-235 SCAD-penalized quantile regression for high-dimensional data analysis and variable selection***by*Muhammad Amin & Lixin Song & Milton Abdul Thorlie & Xiaoguang Wang**236-271 Bias reduction when data are rounded***by*Christopher S. Withers & Saralees Nadarajah**272-280 Maximum likelihood estimation of a binomial proportion using one-sample misclassified binary data***by*Dewi Rahardja & Ying Yang**281-297 Detecting overdispersion in INARCH(1) processes***by*Christian H. Weiß & Sebastian Schweer**298-314 The codispersion map: a graphical tool to visualize the association between two spatial variables***by*Ronny Vallejos & Felipe Osorio & Diego Mancilla**315-328 Generalized least squares cross-validation in kernel density estimation***by*Jin Zhang**329-356 Modeling and forecasting of stock index volatility with APARCH models under ordered restriction***by*Milton Abdul Thorlie & Lixin Song & Muhammad Amin & Xiaoguang Wang

### 2015, Volume 69, Issue 2

**85-101 Factors affecting the variability of IRT equating coefficients***by*Michela Battauz**102-114 A saddlepoint approximation to the distribution of the sum of independent non-identically beta random variables***by*Saralees Nadarajah & Xiao Jiang & Jeffrey Chu**115-125 Two tests for strict exogeneity in a correlated random effects panel data Tobit model***by*Adriaan Kalwij**126-149 A generalization of the Binomial distribution based on the dependence ratio***by*Gianfranco Lovison**150-170 Bayesian regression with B-splines under combinations of shape constraints and smoothness properties***by*Christophe Abraham & Khader Khadraoui**171-196 On the inefficiency of the restricted maximum likelihood***by*Nicholas T. Longford

### 2015, Volume 69, Issue 1

**1-20 Variable selection via composite quantile regression with dependent errors***by*Yanlin Tang & Xinyuan Song & Zhongyi Zhu**21-48 Measuring and relating aggregate and subaggregate total factor productivity change without neoclassical assumptions***by*Bert M. Balk**49-66 Second-order analysis of anisotropic spatiotemporal point process data***by*C. Comas & F. J. Rodriguez-Cortes & J. Mateu**67-83 Unconditional tests for association in 2 × 2 contingency tables in the total sum fixed design***by*Guogen Shan & Gregory Wilding

### 2014, Volume 68, Issue 4

**251-266 L-moments skewness and kurtosis as measures of regional convergence and cohesion***by*Katarzyna Kopczewska**267-275 A saddlepoint approximation to the distribution of the sum of independent non-identically uniform random variables***by*Hidetoshi Murakami**276-292 Tuning parameter selection in penalized generalized linear models for discrete data***by*E. Androulakis & C. Koukouvinos & F. Vonta**293-323 A new non-randomized response model: The parallel model***by*Guo-Liang Tian**324-343 Robust influence diagnostics for generalized linear models with continuous responses***by*Li-Chu Chien & Tsung-Shan Tsou**344-344 Editorial Statistics***by*Philip Hans Franses & Elli Hoek Dijke

### 2014, Volume 68, Issue 3

**149-182 Forecasting inflation using time-varying Bayesian model averaging***by*Jordi Maas**183-208 Adaptive permutation tests for serial independence***by*Lanh Tran & Ba Chu & Chunfeng Huang & Kim P. Huynh**209-224 Quantum prediction GJR model and its applications***by*Feixing Wang & Yingshuai Wang**225-249 Intensity estimation for inhomogeneous Gibbs point process with covariates-dependent chemical activity***by*Ondřej Šedivý & Antti Penttinen

### 2014, Volume 68, Issue 2

**91-117 Convenient links for the estimation of hedonic price indexes: the case of unique, infrequently traded assets***by*Esmeralda A. Ramalho & Joaquim J.S. Ramalho**118-129 Identifiability of mean-reverting measurement error with instrumental variable***by*Qing Li**130-148 Design and cost optimization for hierarchical data***by*Kari Tokola & Andreas Lundell & Jaakko Nevalainen & Hannu Oja

### 2014, Volume 68, Issue 1

**1-24 Panel design effects on response rates and response quality***by*Rene Segers & Philip Hans Franses**25-42 Limit theorems for reflected Ornstein–Uhlenbeck processes***by*Gang Huang & Michel Mandjes & Peter Spreij**43-60 Optimal number of accrual groups and accrual group sizes in longitudinal trials with discrete-time survival endpoints***by*Maryam Safarkhani & Shahab Jolani & Mirjam Moerbeek**61-90 Predictive mean matching imputation of semicontinuous variables***by*Gerko Vink & Laurence E. Frank & Jeroen Pannekoek & Stef Buuren

### 2013, Volume 67, Issue 4

**355-389 Assessing minimum contrast parameter estimation for spatial and spatiotemporal log-Gaussian Cox processes***by*Tilman M. Davies & Martin L. Hazelton**390-396 Comments on the paper ‘Type I error and test power of different tests for testing interaction effects in factorial experiments’ by M. Mendes and S. Yigit (Statistica Neerlandica, 2013, pp. 1–26)***by*Edgar Brunner & Madan L. Puri**397-399 A comment on Mendeş and Yiğit (2013), ‘Type I error and test power of different tests for testing interaction effects in factorial experiments’, Statistica Neerlandica, 67:1–26***by*Denis A. Shah & Laurence V. Madden**400-402 Comment on ‘Type I error and test power of different tests for testing interaction effects in factorial experiments’***by*Frank Konietschke & Xin Gao & Arne C. Bathke**403-435 Financial dependence analysis: applications of vine copulas***by*David E. Allen & Mohammad A. Ashraf & Michael McAleer & Robert J. Powell & Abhay K. Singh**436-455 On the effect of obesity on employment in the presence of observed and unobserved confounding***by*Rosalba Radice & Luca Zanin & Giampiero Marra**456-481 A new look at variance estimation based on low, high and closing prices taking into account the drift***by*Piotr Fiszeder & Grzegorz Perczak**482-498 Bartlett correction in the stable second-order autoregressive model with intercept and trend***by*Noud P.A. Giersbergen

### 2013, Volume 67, Issue 3

**227-262 Moment estimation in discrete shifting level model applied to fast array-CGH segmentation***by*A. Gandolfi & M. Benelli & A. Magi & S. Chiti**263-280 Sequential estimation of a location parameter and powers of a scale parameter from delayed observations***by*Jerzy Baran & Agnieszka Stępień-Baran**281-292 Testing earnings management***by*Dennis Fok & Philip Hans Franses**293-310 Analysis of binary data with the possibility of wrong ascertainment***by*Surupa Roy & Kalyan Das & Angshuman Sarkar**311-336 Multiple imputation of incomplete zero-inflated count data***by*Kristian Kleinke & Jost Reinecke**337-353 Randomized algorithms for statistical image analysis and site percolation on square lattices***by*Mikhail Langovoy & Olaf Wittich

### 2013, Volume 67, Issue 2

**121-144 Residual-based IV estimation of dynamic panel data models with fixed effects***by*Zhuangxiong Yu & Meijin Wang & Peng Wang**145-168 Parameter estimation for the drift of a time inhomogeneous jump diffusion process***by*Brice Franke & Thomas Kott**169-180 Which covariates should be controlled in propensity score matching? Evidence from a simulation study***by*Nguyen Viet Cuong**181-189 A note on the length, measured along fixed orientations, of a path connecting any two points relative to their straight line distance***by*Michiel A. Odijk & Pieter H. A. J. M. Gelder**190-201 Saddlepoint approximations for the sum of independent non-identically distributed binomial random variables***by*Rob Eisinga & Manfred Te Grotenhuis & Ben Pelzer**202-210 Stochastic differential equation modeling the prevalence of rare chronic diseases with an application to systemic lupus erythematosus***by*Ralph Brinks & Rebecca Fischer-Betz & Sandra Landwehr & Matthias Schneider & Guido Giani**211-226 An optimization approach for making causal inferences***by*Wendy K. Tam Cho & Jason J. Sauppe & Alexander G. Nikolaev & Sheldon H. Jacobson & Edward C. Sewell

### 2013, Volume 67, Issue 1

**1-26 Type I error and test power of different tests for testing interaction effects in factorial experiments***by*Mehmet Mendeş & Soner Yiğit**27-53 Ranking journal quality by harmonic mean of ranks: an application to ISI statistics & probability***by*Chia-Lin Chang & Michael McAleer**54-66 A number-of-modes reference rule for density estimation under multimodality***by*Jochen Einbeck & James Taylor**67-80 Investigating the impact of excess zeros on hurdle-generalized Poisson regression model with right censored count data***by*Seyed Ehsan Saffari & Robiah Adnan & William Greene**81-99 A note on mean testing for high dimensional multivariate data under non-normality***by*M. Rauf Ahmad & Dietrich von Rosen & Martin Singull**100-111 Repeated measures and longitudinal data analysis using higher-order entropies***by*Mohammad Al-Rawwash & Amjad D. Al-Nasser**112-120 Multiple pairwise comparison procedures based on the Lin and Wang test for right censored survival data***by*Ameina Tressler & Alan Chow

### 2012, Volume 66, Issue 4

**357-379 Minimax optimality of CUSUM for an autoregressive model***by*Sven Knoth & Marianne Frisén**380-402 Estimation and testing of crossing-points in fixed design regression***by*Dietmar Ferger & Jens Klotsche & Ulrike Lüken**403-421 Hierarchical clustering of spatially correlated functional data***by*R. Giraldo & P. Delicado & J. Mateu**422-441 Simulating non-normal distributions with specified L-moments and L-correlations***by*Todd C. Headrick & Mohan D. Pant**442-451 A true simulation study of three estimators at equal protection of respondents in randomized response sampling***by*Sarjinder Singh & Stephen A. Sedory**452-471 Using orthogonal trend contrasts for testing ranked data with ordered alternatives***by*O. Thas & D. J. Best & J. C. W. Rayner**472-491 Aspects of second-order analysis of structured inhomogeneous spatio-temporal point processes***by*Jesper Møller & Mohammad Ghorbani**492-511 Optimum allocation in multivariate stratified random sampling: stochastic matrix mathematical programming***by*José A. Dí az-Garcí a & Rogelio Ramos-Quiroga

### 2012, Volume 66, Issue 3

**217-236 ‘All models are wrong...’: an introduction to model uncertainty***by*Ernst Wit & Edwin van den Heuvel & Jan-Willem Romeijn**237-252 ‘Which model?’ is the wrong question***by*Nicholas T. Longford**253-271 A Bayesian view of model complexity***by*Angelika van der Linde**272-287 Focused estimation and model averaging with penalization methods: an overview***by*Gerda Claeskens**288-308 Estimating the evidence – a review***by*Nial Friel & Jason Wyse**309-338 Model choice using reversible jump Markov chain Monte Carlo***by*David I. Hastie & Peter J. Green**339-355 Models and simulations in material science: two cases without error bars***by*Sylvia Wenmackers & Danny E. P. Vanpoucke

### 2012, Volume 66, Issue 2

**85-110 Partially varying coefficient instrumental variables models***by*Zongwu Cai & Huaiyu Xiong**111-120 Optimal risk rate in a functional inverse problem***by*Johnny Pang & Frits Ruymgaart**121-132 Simultaneous estimation of hazard rates of several exponential populations***by*A. K. Mahapatra & Somesh Kumar & P. Vellaisamy**133-160 Modelling the spatiotemporal distribution of the incidence of resident foreign population***by*Giampiero Marra & David L. Miller & Luca Zanin**161-182 Bounding endogenous regressor coefficients using moment inequalities and generalized instruments***by*Jin‐young Choi & Myoung‐jae Lee**183-202 Stratified studies about risk ratios in 2 × 2 tables with structural zero***by*Shun‐Fang Wang & Xue‐Ren Wang**203-216 Estimating cell frequencies under inequality constraints based on the Kullback–Leibler information***by*Lianyan Fu & Wei Gao & Ning‐Zhong Shi

### 2012, Volume 66, Issue 1

**1-1 This special issue on Methodological challenges of register‐based research is compiled by guest editors***by*Bart Bakker & Johan van Rooijen**2-7 Methodological challenges of register‐based research***by*Bart F. M. Bakker & Piet J. H. Daas**8-17 Estimating the validity of administrative variables***by*Bart F. M. Bakker**18-33 Combination of evidence from multiple administrative data sources: quality assessment of the Austrian register‐based Census 2011***by*Christopher Berka & Stefan Humer & Mathias Moser & Manuela Lenk & Henrik Rechta & Eliane Schwerer**34-40 Discussion on assessing quality of administrative data***by*Anders Holmberg**41-63 Topics of statistical theory for register‐based statistics and data integration***by*Li‐Chun Zhang**64-79 Regression Analysis under Probabilistic Multi‐Linkage***by*Gunky Kim & Raymond Chambers**80-84 Discussion on statistical use of administrative data: old and new challenges***by*Alan F. Karr

### 2011, Volume 65, Issue 4

**371-386 Bayesian clustering with priors on partitions***by*Tim B. Swartz**387-406 Estimation strategies for the regression coefficient parameter matrix in multivariate multiple regression***by*Sévérien Nkurunziza & S. Ejaz Ahmed**407-431 Macro‐integration with inequality constraints: an application to the integration of transport and trade statistics***by*Harm Jan H. Boonstra & Chris J. de Blois & Gert‐Jan M. Linders**432-445 Generating price‐effective intermodal routes***by*Joaquim A.S. Gromicho & Erwin Oudshoorn & Gerhard Post**446-461 Errors of misclassification in discrimination of dimensional coherent elliptic random field observations***by*A. Batsidis & K. Zografos**462-488 Asymptotic comparison at optimal levels of reduced‐bias extreme value index estimators***by*Frederico Caeiro & M. Ivette Gomes**489-506 How to handle missing data in regression models using information criteria***by*Rebecca M. Kuiper & Herbert Hoijtink

### 2011, Volume 65, Issue 3

**239-258 Estimating and testing linkage disequilibrium from sib data***by*Marianne Jonker & Aad van der Vaart & Zoltan Bochdanovits & Dorret Boomsma**259-274 Bayesian interval estimation for the difference of two independent Poisson rates using data subject to under‐reporting***by*Brandi A. Greer & James D. Stamey & Dean M. Young**275-296 Combining kernel estimators in the uniform deconvolution problem***by*Bert van Es**297-318 Statistical inference on seemingly unrelated non‐parametric regression models with serially correlated errors***by*Qinfeng Xu & Jinhong You & Xiaoli Li**319-336 Generalized P‐values and Bayesian evidence in the one‐sided testing problems under exponential distributions***by*Yuliang Yin**337-351 Diagnostic tools in beta regression with varying dispersion***by*Silvia L. P. Ferrari & Patricia L. Espinheira & Francisco Cribari‐Neto**352-370 Correcting for survey effects in pre‐election polls***by*Christiaan Heij & Philip Hans Franses

### 2011, Volume 65, Issue 2

**125-163 Thresholds, news impact surfaces and dynamic asymmetric multivariate GARCH***by*Massimiliano Caporin & Michael McAleer**164-182 Analysis of failure time using threshold regression with semi‐parametric varying coefficients***by*Jialiang Li & Mei‐Ling Ting Lee**183-201 A J–function for inhomogeneous point processes***by*M. N. M. van Lieshout**202-237 Forensic identification: the island problem and its generalisations***by*Klaas Slooten & Ronald Meester

### 2011, Volume 65, Issue 1

**1-21 Diagnostics analysis for log‐Birnbaum–Saunders regression models with censored data***by*Hao Qu & Feng‐Chang Xie**22-31 Saddlepoint approximations to the mean and variance of the extended hypergeometric distribution***by*Rob Eisinga & Ben Pelzer**32-42 Ultimate 100‐m world records through extreme‐value theory***by*John H. J. Einmahl & Sander G. W. R. Smeets**43-57 A numerical study of tournament structure and seeding policy for the soccer World Cup Finals***by*P. A. Scarf & M. M. Yusof**58-71 The Monty Hall problem is not a probability puzzle (It's a challenge in mathematical modelling)***by*Richard D. Gill**72-83 Waiting time probabilities in the M/G/1 + M queue***by*Chihoon Lee & Jianqiang C. Wang**84-100 Hierarchical Bayesian modeling of the space‐time diffusion patterns of cholera epidemic in Kumasi, Ghana***by*Frank B. Osei & Alfred A. Duker & Alfred Stein**101-115 Random‐coefficient periodic autoregressions***by*Philip Hans Franses & Richard Paap**116-124 Patterns on an ancient artifact: a coincidence?***by*Arie ten Cate

### 2010, Volume 64, Issue s1

**255-256 Editorial introduction***by*Shota Gugushvili & Chris Klaassen & Peter Spreij**257-275 Old and new approaches to LIBOR modeling***by*Antonis Papapantoleon**276-289 Power variation for Itô integrals with respect to "&agr;"-stable processes***by*José Manuel Corcuera & Gergely Farkas**290-313 Non-parametric estimation for pure jump irregularly sampled or noisy Lévy processes***by*Fabienne Comte & Valentine Genon-Catalot**314-328 Estimation of the characteristics of a Lévy process observed at arbitrary frequency***by*Johanna Kappus & Markus Reiß**329-351 Understanding limit theorems for semimartingales: a short survey***by*Mark Podolskij & Mathias Vetter**352-366 Multivariate elliptic processes***by*N.H. Bingham & John M. Fry & Rüdiger Kiesel

### 2010, Volume 64, Issue 4

**367-387 Mining frequent itemsets: a perspective from operations research***by*Wim Pijls & Walter A. Kosters**388-400 Modelling the effect of climate change on prevalence of malaria in western Africa***by*Monica C. Jackson & Laura Johansen & Cathy Furlong & Abigail Colson & Kimberly F. Sellers**401-447 A survey on performance analysis of warehouse carousel systems***by*Nelly Litvak & Maria Vlasiou**448-459 The Olympic 500-m speed skating; the inner-outer lane difference***by*Richard Kamst & Gerard H. Kuper & Gerard Sierksma**460-481 Evaluation of "P"("X"***by*V. Zardasht & M. Asadi**482-504 Exact linear rank tests for two-sample equivalence problems with continuous data***by*Arnold Janssen & Stefan Wellek**505-507 Moment convergence of "M"-estimators***by*Yoichi Nishiyama**508-508 Editorial statistics***by*Philip Hans Franses & Paul de Boer & Elli Hoek van Dijke

### 2010, Volume 64, Issue 2

**129-130 In Memoriam Gijs de Leve (1926-2009)***by*Jan Karel Lenstra & Henk Tijms**131-132 In Memoriam Jaap Wessels (1939-2009)***by*Ivo Adan & Onno Boxma & Jan van der Wal**133-156 Semiparametric regression models and sensitivity analysis of longitudinal data with non-random dropouts***by*David Todem & KyungMann Kim & Jason Fine & Limin Peng**157-170 The effect of estimation method and sample size in multilevel structural equation modeling***by*Joop J. Hox & Cora J. M. Maas & Matthieu J. S. Brinkhuis**171-201 Some asymptotic results of a non-parametric conditional mode estimator for functional time-series data***by*M'hamed Ezzahrioui & Elias Ould Saïd**202-226 A covariate-adjusted adaptive design for two-stage clinical trials with survival data***by*Uttam Bandyopadhyay & Atanu Biswas & Rahul Bhattacharya**227-253 Statistical inference on seemingly unrelated varying coefficient partially linear models***by*Jinhong You & Xian Zhou

### 2010, Volume 64, Issue 1

**1-18 Modeling and prediction of surgical procedure times***by*Pieter S. Stepaniak & Christiaan Heij & Guus de Vries**19-44 A third-order point process characteristic for multi-type point processes***by*Carlos Comas & Jorge Mateu & Aila Särkkä**45-70 Estimation of a "k"-monotone density: characterizations, consistency and minimax lower bounds***by*Fadoua Balabdaoui & Jon A. Wellner**71-76 The introduction of the 5-year impact factor: does it benefit statistics journals?***by*Erjen van Nierop**77-96 Multi-sample simple step-stress experiment under time constraints***by*M. Kateri & U. Kamps & N. Balakrishnan**97-111 A general asymptotic theory for time-series models***by*Shiqing Ling & Michael McAleer**112-124 A new bivariate generalized Poisson distribution***by*Felix Famoye**125-128 On the number of categories in an ordered regression model***by*Philip Hans Franses & J.S. Cramer

### 2009, Volume 63, Issue 3

**245-257 Regression analysis on serial dilution data from virus validation robustness studies***by*Nan van Geloven & Eric A. Cator & Hendrik P. Lopuhaä & Mart P. Janssen**258-268 A composite indicator dimension reduction procedure with application to university student satisfaction***by*Marco Marozzi**269-293 General framework for the rotation of units in repeated survey sampling***by*Desislava Nedyalkova & Lionel Qualité & Yves Tillé**294-323 Testing for linear vector autoregressive dynamics under multivariate generalized autoregressive heteroskedasticity***by*Christian M. Hafner & Helmut Herwartz**324-333 Towards a better understanding of correlation***by*J. C. W. Rayner & Eric J. Beh**334-346 Expert opinion versus expertise in forecasting***by*Philip Hans Franses & Michael McAleer & Rianne Legerstee**347-352 Change point detection in scale family distributions***by*Reza Habibi**353-367 Response adaptive procedures with dual optimality***by*Uttam Bandyopadhyay & Rahul Bhattacharya**368-384 Testing non-nested demand relations: linear expenditure system versus indirect addilog***by*Paul de Boer & Richard Paap

### 2009, Volume 63, Issue 2

**125-130 Why is GDP typically revised upwards?***by*Philip Hans Franses**131-132 Reaction to Philip Hans Franses' Note 'Why is GDP typically revised upwards?'***by*Peter van de Ven**133-134 Reaction to Philip Hans Franses' Note 'Why is GDP typically revised upwards?'***by*Henk Kranendonk & Johan Verbruggen**135-148 Optimal designs for Cox regression***by*J. López-Fidalgo & M. J. Rivas-López & R. del Campo**149-182 Class-specific tests of spatial segregation based on nearest neighbor contingency tables***by*Elvan Ceyhan**183-212 Estimation and model adequacy checking for multivariate seasonal autoregressive time series models with periodically varying parameters***by*Eugen Ursu & Pierre Duchesne**213-226 Estimating structural equation models with non-normal variables by using transformations***by*Kees van Montfort & Ab Mooijaart & Frits Meijerink**227-244 New Model-assisted Estimators for the Distribution Function Using the Pseudo Empirical Likelihood Method***by*M. Rueda & J.F. Muñoz

### 2009, Volume 63, Issue 1

**1-12 Statistics, ethics and probiotica***by*Richard D. Gill**13-23 Robust normal reference bandwidth for kernel density estimation***by*Jin Zhang & Xueren Wang**24-42 The beta-binomial convolution model for 2×2 tables with missing cell counts***by*Rob Eisinga**43-51 Second-order analysis of inhomogeneous spatio-temporal point process data***by*Edith Gabriel & Peter J. Diggle**52-62 Why do statistics journals have low impact factors?***by*Erjen van Nierop**63-81 Normal control charts with nonparametric safeguard***by*Willem Albers & Wilbert C. M. Kallenberg**82-100 Agreement between an isolated rater and a group of raters***by*S. Vanbelle & A. Albert**101-123 Sampling inspection by variables: nonparametric setting***by*Ansgar Steland & Henryk Zähle

### 2008, Volume 62, Issue 4

**405-424 Bayesian estimation of log odds ratios from "R" × "C" and 2 × 2 × "K" contingency tables***by*Haydar Demirhan & Canan Hamurkaroglu**425-440 Strong representation of the presmoothed quantile function estimator for censored data***by*M. A. Jácome & R. Cao**441-457 Queues with service speed adaptations***by*R. Bekker & O.J. Boxma & J.A.C. Resing**458-481 Monitoring process mean level using auxiliary information***by*Muhammad Riaz**482-508 Consistency and asymptotic normality of least squares estimators in generalized STAR models***by*Svetlana Borovkova & Hendrik P. Lopuhaä & Budi Nurani Ruchjana**509-509 Editorial statistics***by*Philip Hans Franses & Paul de Boer & Elli Hoek van Dijke

### 2008, Volume 62, Issue 3

**255-255 Editorial introduction***by*Ivo Adan & Alessandro Di Bucchianico & Remco van der Hofstad**256-265 EURANDOM: a decade of European stochastics***by*W. Th. Frank den Hollander & Wim J. M. Senden & Willem R. van Zwet**266-282 Recent sojourn time results for multilevel processor-sharing scheduling disciplines***by*Samuli Aalto & Urtzi Ayesta**283-298 IEEE 802.11s and the Philosophers' problem***by*Dee Denteneer & Sem Borst & Peter van de Ven & Guido Hiertz**299-313 Back to the roots of the M/D/"s" queue and the works of Erlang, Crommelin and Pollaczek***by*A. J. E. M. Janssen & J. S. H. van Leeuwaarden**314-330 Scaling limits of two-dimensional percolation: an overview***by*Federico Camia**331-344 Gibbsian and non-Gibbsian states at Eurandom***by*Aernout C. D. van Enter & Frank Redig & Evgeny Verbitskiy**345-363 The 'magic formula' for linearly edge-reinforced random walks***by*Franz Merkl & Aniko Öry & Silke W. W. Rolles**364-373 The changing focus of microarray analysis***by*Nicola J. Armstrong