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### September 2007, Volume 52, Issue 1

**309-324 Kernel ellipsoidal trimming***by*Dolia, A.N. & Harris, C.J. & Shawe-Taylor, J.S. & Titterington, D.M.**325-334 A stochastic approximation view of boosting***by*Tsao, C. Andy & Chang, Yuan-chin Ivan**335-346 Model selection for support vector machines via uniform design***by*Huang, Chien-Ming & Lee, Yuh-Jye & Lin, Dennis K.J. & Huang, Su-Yun**347-361 Robust learning from bites for data mining***by*Christmann, Andreas & Steinwart, Ingo & Hubert, Mia**362-368 Trimmed bagging***by*Croux, Christophe & Joossens, Kristel & Lemmens, Aurelie**370-373 Statistical Learning Methods Including Dimensionality Reduction***by*Bock, Hans-Hermann & Vichi, Maurizio**374-393 Relaxed Lasso***by*Meinshausen, Nicolai**394-405 Regularized linear and kernel redundancy analysis***by*Takane, Yoshio & Hwang, Heungsun**406-422 Input selection and shrinkage in multiresponse linear regression***by*Simila, Timo & Tikka, Jarkko**423-437 Improving implementation of linear discriminant analysis for the high dimension/small sample size problem***by*Duintjer Tebbens, Jurjen & Schlesinger, Pavel**438-451 Class prediction and gene selection for DNA microarrays using regularized sliced inverse regression***by*Scrucca, Luca**452-470 High-dimensional pseudo-logistic regression and classification with applications to gene expression data***by*Zhang, Chunming & Fu, Haoda & Jiang, Yuan & Yu, Tao**471-482 Gaussian mixture model classification: A projection pursuit approach***by*Calo, Daniela G.**483-501 Unbiased split selection for classification trees based on the Gini Index***by*Strobl, Carolin & Boulesteix, Anne-Laure & Augustin, Thomas**502-519 High-dimensional data clustering***by*Bouveyron, C. & Girard, S. & Schmid, C.**520-536 Model-based methods to identify multiple cluster structures in a data set***by*Galimberti, Giuliano & Soffritti, Gabriele**537-549 A unifying model involving a categorical and/or dimensional reduction for multimode data***by*Van Mechelen, Iven & Schepers, Jan**550-565 Dimension reduction via principal variables***by*Cumming, J.A. & Wooff, D.A.**566-577 Non-symmetric correspondence analysis with ordinal variables using orthogonal polynomials***by*Lombardo, R. & Beh, E.J. & D'Ambra, L.**578-595 A simple and efficient method for variable ranking according to their usefulness for learning***by*Quevedo, Jose R. & Bahamonde, Antonio & Luaces, Oscar**596-613 Combined use of association rules mining and clustering methods to find relevant links between binary rare attributes in a large data set***by*Plasse, Marie & Niang, Ndeye & Saporta, Gilbert & Villeminot, Alexandre & Leblond, Laurent

### August 2007, Volume 51, Issue 12

**5467-5470 AMCMC: An R interface for adaptive MCMC***by*Rosenthal, Jeffrey S.**5471-5476 Simulating from a multinomial distribution with large number of categories***by*Malefaki, Sonia & Iliopoulos, George**5477-5482 On the choice of an auxiliary function in the M/G/[infinity] estimation***by*Park, Juhyun**5483-5493 A semi-parametric approach for mixture models: Application to local false discovery rate estimation***by*Robin, Stephane & Bar-Hen, Avner & Daudin, Jean-Jacques & Pierre, Laurent**5494-5506 A matching algorithm for the distribution of human pancreatic islets***by*Qian, Dajun & Kaddis, John & Niland, Joyce C.**5507-5518 A Bayesian approach for analyzing a cluster-randomized trial with adjustment for risk misclassification***by*Ren, Dianxu & Stone, Roslyn A.**5519-5536 A null space method for over-complete blind source separation***by*Chen, Ray-Bing & Wu, Ying Nian**5537-5546 Covariance miss-specification and the local influence approach in sensitivity analyses of longitudinal data with drop-outs***by*O'Hara Hines, R.J. & Hines, W.G.S.**5547-5561 Construction of marginally and conditionally restricted designs using multiplicative algorithms***by*Martin-Martin, R. & Torsney, B. & Lopez-Fidalgo, J.**5562-5578 Nonparametric confidence intervals for population variance of one sample and the difference of variances of two samples***by*Cojbasic, Vesna & Tomovic, Andrija**5579-5590 Extending a global sensitivity analysis technique to models with correlated parameters***by*Xu, C. & Gertner, G.**5591-5602 Systematic sampling is a minimum support design***by*Pea, Johan & Qualite, Lionel & Tille, Yves**5603-5621 Joint segmentation of wind speed and direction using a hierarchical model***by*Dobigeon, Nicolas & Tourneret, Jean-Yves**5622-5634 Bivariate density estimation using BV regularisation***by*Obereder, Andreas & Scherzer, Otmar & Kovac, Arne**5635-5643 A quick procedure for model selection in the case of mixture of normal densities***by*Isaia, A. Durio E.D.**5644-5661 Optimum experimental designs for dynamic systems in the presence of correlated errors***by*Patan, Maciej & Bogacka, Barbara**5662-5672 Minimum disparity computation via the iteratively reweighted least integrated squares algorithms***by*Wang, Yong**5673-5681 A revisit to the common mean problem: Comparing the maximum likelihood estimator with the Graybill-Deal estimator***by*Pal, Nabendu & Lin, Jyh-Jiuan & Chang, Ching-Hui & Kumar, Somesh**5682-5693 The evaluation of evidence for exponentially distributed data***by*Aitken, C.G.G. & Shen, Q. & Jensen, R. & Hayes, B.**5694-5707 Influence diagnostics in log-Birnbaum-Saunders regression models with censored data***by*Leiva, Victor & Barros, Michelli & Paula, Gilberto A. & Galea, Manuel**5708-5717 New classification of medical staff clinical services for optimal reconstruction of job workflow in a surgical ward: Application of spectrum analysis and sequence relational analysis***by*Numasaki, Hodaka & Harauchi, Hajime & Ohno, Yuko & Inamura, Kiyonari & Kasahara, Satoko & Monden, Morito & Sakon, Masato**5718-5730 Efficient hybrid EM for linear and nonlinear mixed effects models with censored response***by*Vaida, Florin & Fitzgerald, Anthony P. & DeGruttola, Victor**5731-5742 A parametric bootstrap approach for ANOVA with unequal variances: Fixed and random models***by*Krishnamoorthy, K. & Lu, Fei & Mathew, Thomas**5743-5764 Improving the estimation of Kendall's tau when censoring affects only one of the variables***by*Beaudoin, David & Duchesne, Thierry & Genest, Christian**5765-5775 Quasi-Monte Carlo estimation in generalized linear mixed models***by*Pan, Jianxin & Thompson, Robin**5776-5790 Likelihood and pseudo-likelihood methods for semiparametric joint models for a primary endpoint and longitudinal data***by*Li, Erning & Zhang, Daowen & Davidian, Marie**5791-5799 Small-sample comparisons of confidence intervals for the difference of two independent binomial proportions***by*Santner, Thomas J. & Pradhan, Vivek & Senchaudhuri, Pralay & Mehta, Cyrus R. & Tamhane, Ajit**5800-5812 Plug-in bandwidth selection in kernel hazard estimation from dependent data***by*Quintela-del-Rio, Alejandro**5813-5820 Secure computation with horizontally partitioned data using adaptive regression splines***by*Ghosh, Joyee & Reiter, Jerome P. & Karr, Alan F.**5821-5827 On certain A-optimal chemical balance weighing designs***by*Ceranka, B. & Graczyk, M. & Katulska, K.**5828-5846 On the relationships among latent variables and residuals in PLS path modeling: The formative-reflective scheme***by*Vittadini, Giorgio & Minotti, Simona C. & Fattore, Marco & Lovaglio, Pietro G.**5847-5866 Wavelet based time-varying vector autoregressive modelling***by*Sato, Joao R. & Morettin, Pedro A. & Arantes, Paula R. & Amaro Jr., Edson**5867-5875 Robust estimation for circular data***by*Agostinelli, Claudio**5876-5885 Modelling series of studies with a common structure***by*Oliveira, Manuela M. & Mexia, Joao T.**5886-5899 Pair-perturbation influence functions and local influence in PCA***by*Huang, Yufen & Kuo, Mei-Ling & Wang, Tai-Ho**5900-5912 Generalised long-memory GARCH models for intra-daily volatility***by*Bordignon, Silvano & Caporin, Massimiliano & Lisi, Francesco**5913-5917 Convergence of random k-nearest-neighbour imputation***by*Dahl, Fredrik A.**5918-5926 Statistical inference for equivalence trials with ordinal responses: A latent normal distribution approach***by*Tang, Man-Lai & Poon, Wai-Yin**5927-5939 A new family of life distributions for dependent data: Estimation***by*Diaz-Garcia, Jose A. & Dominguez-Molina, Jose Ramon**5940-5948 The effect of sample size on the extended self-organizing map network--A market segmentation application***by*Kiang, Melody Y. & Hu, Michael Y. & Fisher, Dorothy M.**5949-5957 Inference via kernel smoothing of bootstrap P values***by*Racine, Jeffrey S. & MacKinnon, James G.**5958-5976 On testing a subset of regression parameters under heteroskedasticity***by*Wen, Miin-Jye & Chen, Shun-Yi & Chen, Hubert J.**5977-5993 Influence diagnostics for random effect survival models: Application to a recurrent infection study for kidney patients on portable dialysis***by*Xiang, Liming & Yau, Kelvin K.W. & Tse, S.K. & Lee, Andy H.**5994-6012 Visualization and inference based on wavelet coefficients, SiZer and SiNos***by*Park, Cheolwoo & Godtliebsen, Fred & Taqqu, Murad & Stoev, Stilian & Marron, J.S.**6013-6026 Detecting change-points in Markov chains***by*Polansky, Alan M.**6027-6043 Line and point cluster models for spatial health data***by*Lawson, Andrew B. & Simeon, Silvia & Kulldorff, Martin & Biggeri, Annibale & Magnani, Corrado**6044-6059 Boosting ridge regression***by*Tutz, Gerhard & Binder, Harald**6060-6069 The logistic regression model with response variables subject to randomized response***by*van den Hout, Ardo & van der Heijden, Peter G.M. & Gilchrist, Robert**6070-6083 Period analysis of variable stars: Temporal dependence and local optima***by*Hooper, Peter M.**6084-6101 Clustering data with measurement errors***by*Kumar, Mahesh & Patel, Nitin R.**6102-6113 A Bayesian semi-parametric bivariate failure time model***by*Nieto-Barajas, Luis E. & Walker, Stephen G.**6114-6122 Quintile stratification based on a misspecified propensity score in longitudinal treatment effectiveness analyses of ordinal doses***by*Leon, Andrew C. & Hedeker, Donald**6123-6137 A decomposition of Moran's I for clustering detection***by*Zhang, Tonglin & Lin, Ge**6138-6150 A new generalization of the Waring distribution***by*Rodriguez-Avi, J. & Conde-Sanchez, A. & Saez-Castillo, A.J. & Olmo-Jimenez, M.J.**6151-6165 The use of cumulative sums for detection of changepoints in the rate parameter of a Poisson Process***by*Galeano, Pedro**6166-6179 Classification by ensembles from random partitions of high-dimensional data***by*Ahn, Hongshik & Moon, Hojin & Fazzari, Melissa J. & Lim, Noha & Chen, James J. & Kodell, Ralph L.**6180-6196 On time series model selection involving many candidate ARMA models***by*Qian, Guoqi & Zhao, Xindong**6197-6211 Asymptotic variance estimation for the misclassification SIMEX***by*Kuchenhoff, Helmut & Lederer, Wolfgang & Lesaffre, Emmanuel**6212-6228 3D space-varying coefficient models with application to diffusion tensor imaging***by*Heim, S. & Fahrmeir, L. & Eilers, P.H.C. & Marx, B.D.**6229-6241 Semiparametric regression for assessing agreement using tolerance bands***by*Choudhary, Pankaj K.**6242-6251 Clustering with mixtures of log-concave distributions***by*Chang, George T. & Walther, Guenther**6252-6268 A robust estimator for the tail index of Pareto-type distributions***by*Vandewalle, B. & Beirlant, J. & Christmann, A. & Hubert, M.**6269-6284 A study of partial F tests for multiple linear regression models***by*Jamshidian, Mortaza & Jennrich, Robert I. & Liu, Wei**6285-6294 Genetic clustering of social networks using random walks***by*Firat, Aykut & Chatterjee, Sangit & Yilmaz, Mustafa**6295-6306 Maximally selected Chi-squared statistics and non-monotonic associations: An exact approach based on two cutpoints***by*Boulesteix, Anne-Laure & Strobl, Carolin**6307-6320 Archimedean copula estimation using Bayesian splines smoothing techniques***by*Lambert, Philippe**6321-6342 Bootstrap hypothesis testing for some common statistical problems: A critical evaluation of size and power properties***by*Martin, Michael A.**6343-6354 Levy flight approximations for scaled transformations of random walks***by*Dorea, Chang C.Y. & Guevara Otiniano, Cira E. & Matsushita, Raul & Rathie, Pushpa N.**6355-6366 Use of SVD-based probit transformation in clustering gene expression profiles***by*Liang, Faming**6367-6379 The Bayes factor for inequality and about equality constrained models***by*Klugkist, Irene & Hoijtink, Herbert**6380-6394 Support vector machines with adaptive Lq penalty***by*Liu, Yufeng & Helen Zhang, Hao & Park, Cheolwoo & Ahn, Jeongyoun**6395-6403 Detecting defects with image data***by*Benito, Monica & Pena, Daniel**6404-6422 Residual-based specification of a hidden random field included in a hierarchical spatial model***by*Soubeyrand, Samuel & Chadoeuf, Joel**6423-6434 Locating multiple interacting quantitative trait loci using robust model selection***by*Baierl, Andreas & Futschik, Andreas & Bogdan, Malgorzata & Biecek, Przemyslaw**6435-6446 A filter for "confidence interval P-values"***by*Phipps, Mary C. & Byron, Peter M.**6447-6458 Nonconservative exact small-sample inference for discrete data***by*Agresti, Alan & Gottard, Anna**6459-6475 Computation of estimates in segmented regression and a liquidity effect model***by*Gill, Ryan & Lee, Kiseop & Song, Seongjoo**6476-6487 Using radial basis function networks and significance testing to select effective siRNA sequences***by*Takasaki, Shigeru & Kawamura, Yoshihoro**6488-6497 The Koul-Susarla-Van Ryzin and weighted least squares estimates for censored linear regression model: A comparative study***by*Bao, Yanchun & He, Shuyuan & Mei, Changlin**6498-6510 On testing equality of intraclass correlations under unequal family sizes***by*Naik, Dayanand N. & Helu, Amal**6511-6520 Likelihood approach for count data in longitudinal experiments***by*Goncalves, M. Helena & Salome Cabral, M. & Carme Ruiz de Villa, Maria & Escrich, Eduardo & Solanas, Montse**6521-6534 Bayesian estimation of survival and capture probabilities using logit link and photoidentification data***by*da-Silva, C.Q. & Gomes, P.V.S. & Stradioto, M.A.**6535-6542 A test for the equality of covariance matrices when the dimension is large relative to the sample sizes***by*Schott, James R.**6543-6556 An empirical study of a test for polynomial relationships in randomly right censored regression models***by*Zhang, Chun-Xia & Mei, Chang-Lin & Zhang, Jiang-She**6557-6564 On the versatility of the combination of the weighted log-rank statistics***by*Lee, Seung-Hwan**6565-6581 Testing the link when the index is semiparametric--a comparative study***by*Roca-Pardinas, Javier & Sperlich, Stefan**6582-6595 A data-augmentation method for infectious disease incidence data from close contact groups***by*Yang, Yang & Longini Jr., Ira M. & Elizabeth Halloran, M.**6596-6613 Estimating quantiles under sampling on two occasions with arbitrary sample designs***by*Rueda, M. & Munoz, J.F. & Gonzalez, S. & Arcos, A.**6614-6623 Nonlinear random effects mixture models: Maximum likelihood estimation via the EM algorithm***by*Wang, Xiaoning & Schumitzky, Alan & D'Argenio, David Z.**6624-6641 Simulation-based designs for multiperiod control***by*Gonzalez-Davila, Enrique & Dorta-Guerra, Roberto & Ginebra, Josep

### July 2007, Volume 51, Issue 11

**5205-5210 Advances in Mixture Models***by*Bohning, Dankmar & Seidel, Wilfried & Alfo, Macro & Garel, Bernard & Patilea, Valentin & Walther, Gunther**5211-5219 Estimating population sizes for capture-recapture sampling with binomial mixtures***by*Xuan Mao, Chang**5220-5235 Flexible random intercept models for binary outcomes using mixtures of normals***by*Caffo, Brian & An, Ming-Wen & Rohde, Charles**5236-5246 Mixture analysis of multivariate categorical data with covariates and missing entries***by*Formann, Anton K.**5247-5252 Fitting finite mixtures of generalized linear regressions in R***by*Grun, Bettina & Leisch, Friedrich**5253-5265 Robust semiparametric mixing for detecting differentially expressed genes in microarray experiments***by*Alfo, Marco & Farcomeni, Alessio & Tardella, Luca**5266-5294 Modelling nonlinear count time series with local mixtures of Poisson autoregressions***by*Carvalho, Alexandre X. & Tanner, Martin A.**5295-5304 Recent asymptotic results in testing for mixtures***by*Garel, Bernard**5305-5316 Imputation through finite Gaussian mixture models***by*Di Zio, Marco & Guarnera, Ugo & Luzi, Orietta**5317-5326 Bayesian analysis of an inverse Gaussian correlated frailty model***by*Kheiri, Soleiman & Kimber, Alan & Reza Meshkani, Mohammad**5327-5338 Extension of the mixture of factor analyzers model to incorporate the multivariate t-distribution***by*McLachlan, G.J. & Bean, R.W. & Ben-Tovim Jones, L.**5339-5351 Constrained monotone EM algorithms for finite mixture of multivariate Gaussians***by*Ingrassia, Salvatore & Rocci, Roberto**5352-5367 Variational approximations in Bayesian model selection for finite mixture distributions***by*McGrory, C.A. & Titterington, D.M.**5368-5376 A hierarchical mixture model for clustering three-way data sets***by*Vermunt, Jeroen K.**5377-5387 Mixture of two inverse Weibull distributions: Properties and estimation***by*Sultan, K.S. & Ismail, M.A. & Al-Moisheer, A.S.**5388-5401 Confidence intervals of the hazard rate function for discrete distributions using mixtures***by*Karlis, Dimitris & Patilea, Valentin**5402-5415 A Dirichlet process mixture model for the analysis of correlated binary responses***by*Jara, Alejandro & Jose Garcia-Zattera, Maria & Lesaffre, Emmanuel**5416-5428 Classification of large data sets with mixture models via sufficient EM***by*Steiner, P.M. & Hudec, M.**5429-5443 A stochastic EM algorithm for a semiparametric mixture model***by*Bordes, Laurent & Chauveau, Didier & Vandekerkhove, Pierre**5444-5451 Non-parametric log-concave mixtures***by*Eilers, Paul H.C. & Borgdorff, M.W.**5452-5466 Bayesian analysis of finite mixtures of multinomial and negative-multinomial distributions***by*Rufo, M.J. & Perez, C.J. & Martin, J.

### June 2007, Volume 51, Issue 10

**4788-4792 Statistics for Functional Data***by*Manteiga, Wenceslao Gonzalez & Vieu, Philippe**4793-4813 Estimation and inference in functional mixed-effects models***by*Antoniadis, Anestis & Sapatinas, Theofanis**4814-4831 The random projection method in goodness of fit for functional data***by*Cuesta-Albertos, J.A. & del Barrio, E. & Fraiman, R. & Matran, C.**4832-4848 Smoothing splines estimators in functional linear regression with errors-in-variables***by*Cardot, Herve & Crambes, Christophe & Kneip, Alois & Sarda, Pascal**4849-4863 Diagnostics for functional regression via residual processes***by*Chiou, Jeng-Min & Muller, Hans-Georg**4864-4877 Impartial trimmed k-means for functional data***by*Cuesta-Albertos, Juan Antonio & Fraiman, Ricardo**4878-4890 On the using of modal curves for radar waveforms classification***by*Dabo-Niang, Sophie & Ferraty, Frederic & Vieu, Philippe**4891-4902 Functional PLS logit regression model***by*Escabias, M. & Aguilera, A.M. & Valderrama, M.J.**4903-4910 Factor-based comparison of groups of curves***by*Ferraty, Frederic & Vieu, Philippe & Viguier-Pla, Sylvie**4911-4925 Penalized solutions to functional regression problems***by*Harezlak, Jaroslaw & Coull, Brent A. & Laird, Nan M. & Magari, Shannon R. & Christiani, David C.**4926-4941 Changes in atmospheric radiation from the statistical point of view***by*Hlubinka, Daniel & Prchal, Lubos**4942-4956 Robust forecasting of mortality and fertility rates: A functional data approach***by*Hyndman, Rob J. & Shahid Ullah, Md.**4957-4968 Depth-based inference for functional data***by*Lopez-Pintado, Sara & Romo, Juan**4969-4983 Principal component analysis of measures, with special emphasis on grain-size curves***by*Mante, Claude & Yao, Anne-Francoise & Degiovanni, Claude**4984-4993 Classifying densities using functional regression trees: Applications in oceanology***by*Nerini, David & Ghattas, Badih**4994-5008 Kalman filtering from POP-based diagonalization of ARH(1)***by*Ruiz-Medina, M.D. & Salmeron, R. & Angulo, J.M.**5010-5012 Nonparametric and Robust Methods***by*Wilcox, Rand R. & Sheather, Simon & Brunner, Edgar & Schimek, Michael G.**5013-5024 Fast cross-validation of high-breakdown resampling methods for PCA***by*Hubert, Mia & Engelen, Sanne**5025-5040 Calculation of simplicial depth estimators for polynomial regression with applications***by*Wellmann, R. & Katina, S. & Muller, Ch.H.**5041-5054 Rank methods for the analysis of clustered data in diagnostic trials***by*Werner, Carola & Brunner, Edgar**5055-5060 The Chen-Luo test in case of heteroscedasticity***by*Neuhauser, Markus & Losch, Christian & Jockel, Karl-Heinz**5061-5067 Lepage type statistic based on the modified Baumgartner statistic***by*Murakami, Hidetoshi**5068-5076 Nonparametric multiple-comparison methods for simply ordered medians***by*Nashimoto, Kane & Wright, F.T.**5077-5089 Bayesian R-estimates in two-sample location models***by*Zhan, Xiaojiang & Hettmansperger, Thomas P.**5090-5102 Robustness of the estimators of transition rates for size-classified matrix models***by*Zetlaoui, M. & Picard, N. & Bar-Hen, A.**5103-5111 Independent component analysis based on symmetrised scatter matrices***by*Taskinen, S. & Sirkia, S. & Oja, H.**5112-5129 Quantile curves and dependence structure for bivariate distributions***by*Belzunce, F. & Castano, A. & Olvera-Cervantes, A. & Suarez-Llorens, A.**5130-5141 Weighted empirical likelihood estimates and their robustness properties***by*Glenn, N.L. & Zhao, Yichuan**5142-5154 Robustness of the linear mixed model to misspecified error distribution***by*Jacqmin-Gadda, Helene & Sibillot, Solenne & Proust, Cecile & Molina, Jean-Michel & Thiebaut, Rodolphe**5155-5171 Smooth functions and local extreme values***by*Kovac, A.**5172-5183 Robust ANalysis Of VAriance: An approach based on the Forward Search***by*Bertaccini, Bruno & Varriale, Roberta**5184-5191 Shapiro-Wilk-type test of normality under nuisance regression and scale***by*Jureckova, Jana & Picek, Jan**5192-5204 A studentized permutation test for the non-parametric Behrens-Fisher problem***by*Neubert, Karin & Brunner, Edgar

### May 2007, Volume 51, Issue 9

**4083-4100 Kernel logistic PLS: A tool for supervised nonlinear dimensionality reduction and binary classification***by*Tenenhaus, Arthur & Giron, Alain & Viennet, Emmanuel & Bera, Michel & Saporta, Gilbert & Fertil, Bernard**4101-4123 On Bayesian principal component analysis***by*Smidl, Vaclav & Quinn, Anthony**4124-4142 Bowker's test for symmetry and modifications within the algebraic framework***by*Krampe, Anne & Kuhnt, Sonja**4143-4151 Planning experiments when some specified interactions are investigated***by*Wang, P.C.**4152-4163 Flexible surrogate marker evaluation from several randomized clinical trials with continuous endpoints, using R and SAS***by*Tilahun, Abel & Pryseley, Assam & Alonso, Ariel & Molenberghs, Geert**4164-4177 Parameter constraints in generalized linear latent variable models***by*Tsonaka, R. & Moustaki, I.**4178-4192 Modeling dichotomous item responses with free-knot splines***by*Johnson, Matthew S.**4193-4205 Canonical STATIS: Biplot analysis of multi-table group structured data based on STATIS-ACT methodology***by*Vallejo-Arboleda, Amparo & Vicente-Villardon, Jose L. & Galindo-Villardon, M.P.**4206-4226 Absorption of shocks in nonlinear autoregressive models***by*van Dijk, Dick & Hans Franses, Philip & Peter Boswijk, H.**4227-4239 Testing equality of covariance matrices when data are incomplete***by*Jamshidian, Mortaza & Schott, James R.**4240-4253 Improving the robustness of fractional polynomial models by preliminary covariate transformation: A pragmatic approach***by*Royston, P. & Sauerbrei, W.**4254-4268 Predictive analyses for nonhomogeneous Poisson processes with power law using Bayesian approach***by*Yu, Jun-Wu & Tian, Guo-Liang & Tang, Man-Lai**4269-4281 Two-sample tests of the equality of two cumulative incidence functions***by*Bajorunaite, Ruta & Klein, John P.**4282-4296 Bayesian mixture models in a longitudinal setting for analysing sheep CAT scan images***by*Alston, C.L. & Mengersen, K.L. & Robert, C.P. & Thompson, J.M. & Littlefield, P.J. & Perry, D. & Ball, A.J.**4297-4307 Testing transformations for the linear mixed model***by*Gurka, Matthew J. & Edwards, Lloyd J. & Nylander-French, Leena**4308-4323 Application of resampling and linear spline methods to spectral and dispersional analyses of long-memory processes***by*Mante, Claude**4324-4336 Parametric and semi-parametric approaches in the analysis of short-term effects of air pollution on health***by*Baccini, Michela & Biggeri, Annibale & Lagazio, Corrado & Lertxundi, Aitana & Saez, Marc**4337-4353 A data-adaptive methodology for finding an optimal weighted generalized Mann-Whitney-Wilcoxon statistic***by*John, Majnu & Priebe, Carey E.**4354-4368 Assessment of local influence in elliptical linear models with longitudinal structure***by*Osorio, Felipe & Paula, Gilberto A. & Galea, Manuel**4369-4378 Finite mixture of gamma distributions: A conjugate prior***by*Al-Saleh, Jamal A. & Agarwal, Satish K.**4379-4392 Robust estimation of mixture complexity for count data***by*Woo, Mi-Ja & Sriram, T.N.**4393-4402 Bias reduction in kernel binary regression***by*Hazelton, Martin L.**4403-4412 The importance of the scales in heterogeneous robust clustering***by*Garcia-Escudero, L.A. & Gordaliza, A.**4413-4423 An alternative estimation method for the accelerated failure time frailty model***by*Zhang, Jiajia & Peng, Yingwei**4424-4437 A consistent nonparametric Bayesian procedure for estimating autoregressive conditional densities***by*Tang, Yongqiang & Ghosal, Subhashis**4438-4449 Bayesian nearest-neighbor analysis via record value statistics and nonhomogeneous spatial Poisson processes***by*Yang, Tae Young & Lee, Jae Chang**4450-4464 Goodness-of-fit tests for logistic regression models when data are collected using a complex sampling design***by*Archer, Kellie J. & Lemeshow, Stanley & Hosmer, David W.**4465-4483 Markov models for digraph panel data: Monte Carlo-based derivative estimation***by*Schweinberger, Michael & Snijders, Tom A.B.**4484-4496 L-moments and TL-moments of the generalized lambda distribution***by*Asquith, William H.**4497-4509 A new lifetime distribution***by*Kus, Coskun**4510-4525 Estimation of Hurst exponent revisited***by*Mielniczuk, J. & Wojdyllo, P.**4526-4542 Simulation-based sequential analysis of Markov switching stochastic volatility models***by*Carvalho, Carlos M. & Lopes, Hedibert F.**4543-4561 Generalized likelihood ratio test for varying-coefficient models with different smoothing variables***by*Ip, Wai-Cheung & Wong, Heung & Zhang, Riquan**4562-4576 Classification of type I-censored bivariate data***by*Langdon, Matthew J. & Taylor, Charles C. & West, Robert M.**4577-4596 Model comparison and selection for stationary space-time models***by*Huang, H.-C. & Martinez, F. & Mateu, J. & Montes, F.