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### April 2005, Volume 49, Issue 1

**227-242 Tests for normal mixtures based on the empirical characteristic function***by*Klar, Bernhard & Meintanis, Simos G.**243-263 Statistical methods and software for risk assessment: applications to a neurophysiological data set***by*Karavasilis, G.J. & Kotti, V.K. & Tsitsis, D.S. & Vassiliadis, V.G. & Rigas, A.G.**265-281 Multidimensional data visualization in the statistical analysis of curricula***by*Dzemyda, Gintautas

### April 2005, Volume 48, Issue 4

**677-677 Erratum to "Wavelet estimation of partially linear models" [Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 47/1 (2004) 31-48]***by*Chang, Xiao-Wen & Qu, Leming**679-684 Power comparisons for an improved disease clustering test***by*Ozonoff, Al & Bonetti, Marco & Forsberg, Laura & Pagano, Marcello**685-701 Quasi-Monte Carlo sampling to improve the efficiency of Monte Carlo EM***by*Jank, Wolfgang**703-715 Fast and robust bootstrap for LTS***by*Willems, Gert & Van Aelst, Stefan**717-734 An algorithm for computing exact least-trimmed squares estimate of simple linear regression with constraints***by*Li, Lei M.**735-753 Bayesian predictive model comparison via parallel sampling***by*Congdon, P.**755-764 Alternative computational formulae for generalized linear model diagnostics: identifying influential observations with SAS software***by*Preisser, John S. & Garcia, Daniel I.**765-778 Robustness properties of A-, D-, and E-optimal designs for polynomial growth models with autocorrelated errors***by*Moerbeek, M.**779-802 Sensitivity analysis of constrained linear L1 regression: perturbations to response and predictor variables***by*Shi, Mingren & Lukas, Mark A.**803-808 A normal approximation for the chi-square distribution***by*Canal, Luisa**809-819 Hybrid local polynomial wavelet shrinkage: wavelet regression with automatic boundary adjustment***by*Oh, Hee-Seok & Lee, Thomas C. M.**821-834 The use of mixtures for dealing with non-normal regression errors***by*Bartolucci, F. & Scaccia, L.**835-855 Including long- and short-term data in blinded sample size recalculation for binary endpoints***by*Wust, Kirsten & Kieser, Meinhard**857-868 Bayesian computation for logistic regression***by*Groenewald, Pieter C. N. & Mokgatlhe, Lucky**869-885 An extensive comparison of recent classification tools applied to microarray data***by*Lee, Jae Won & Lee, Jung Bok & Park, Mira & Song, Seuck Heun**887-908 Sequential Monte Carlo estimation of aerosol size distributions***by*Voutilainen, Arto & Kaipio, Jari P.

### March 2005, Volume 48, Issue 3

**445-449 On the accuracy of statistical distributions in Microsoft Excel 2003***by*Knusel, Leo**451-466 A genetic method of LAD estimation for models with censored data***by*Zhou, Xiuqing & Wang, Jinde**467-487 Kernel weighted influence measures***by*Hens, Niel & Aerts, Marc & Molenberghs, Geert & Thijs, Herbert & Verbeke, Geert**489-507 Shrinkage estimation for the difference between exponential guarantee time parameters***by*Chiou, Paul & Miao, Weiwen**509-523 Estimation of parameters for exponentiated-Weibull family under type-II censoring scheme***by*Singh, Umesh & Gupta, Pramod K. & Upadhyay, S. K.**525-547 Modeling and prediction of multivariate space-time random fields***by*De Iaco, S. & Palma, M. & Posa, D.**549-570 Generalized nonlinear models and variance function estimation***by*Zhang, Nansong & Wei, Bo-cheng & Lin, Jin-guan**571-585 A data-based method for selecting tuning parameters in minimum distance estimators***by*Warwick, J.**587-603 Homogeneity analysis using absolute deviations***by*Michailidis, George & De Leeuw, Jan**605-621 A simple improved inferential method for some discrete distributions***by*Cai, Yong & Krishnamoorthy, K.**623-631 Bootstrap tests for independence in two-way ordinal contingency tables***by*Jeong, Hyeong Chul & Jhun, Myoungshic & Kim, Daehak**633-657 Distribution of mutual information from complete and incomplete data***by*Hutter, Marcus & Zaffalon, Marco**659-675 Latent class models for mixed variables with applications in Archaeometry***by*Moustaki, Irini & Papageorgiou, Ioulia

### February 2005, Volume 48, Issue 2

**221-234 Assessment of two approximation methods for computing posterior model probabilities***by*Boone, Edward L. & Ye, Keying & Smith, Eric P.**235-254 Improved biclustering of microarray data demonstrated through systematic performance tests***by*Turner, Heather & Bailey, Trevor & Krzanowski, Wojtek**255-268 Extension to the product partition model: computing the probability of a change***by*Loschi, R.H. & Cruz, F.R.B.**269-290 A Bayesian approach to paired comparison rankings based on a graphical model***by*Kim, Hea-Jung**291-306 Multiple comparison procedures for detecting differences in simply ordered means***by*Nashimoto, Kane & Wright, F.T.**307-316 Multivariate least-trimmed squares regression estimator***by*Jung, Kang-Mo**317-343 A visual display device for significant features in complicated signals***by*Godtliebsen, Fred & Oigard, Tor Arne**345-361 On likelihood inference in binary mixed model with an application to COPD data***by*Sutradhar, Brajendra C. & Mukerjee, Rahul**363-389 Implementing componentwise Hastings algorithms***by*Levine, Richard A. & Yu, Zhaoxia & Hanley, William G. & Nitao, John J.**391-413 A comparative study of the finite-sample performance of some portmanteau tests for randomness of a time series***by*Kwan, Andy C.C. & Sim, Ah-Boon & Wu, Yangru**415-429 Variable selection in neural network regression models with dependent data: a subsampling approach***by*La Rocca, Michele & Perna, Cira**431-443 Statistical analysis of financial networks***by*Boginski, Vladimir & Butenko, Sergiy & Pardalos, Panos M.

### January 2005, Volume 48, Issue 1

**1-4 Editorial***by*Esposito Vinzi, Vincenzo & Lauro, Carlo**5-16 Dimensionality reduction approach to multivariate prediction***by*Abraham, Bovas & Merola, Giovanni**17-46 PLS generalised linear regression***by*Bastien, Philippe & Vinzi, Vincenzo Esposito & Tenenhaus, Michel**47-62 Combined Procrustes analysis and PLSR for internal and external mapping of data from multiple sources***by*Dijksterhuis, Garmt & Martens, Harald & Martens, Magni**63-67 An alternative algorithm to the PLS B problem***by*Hanafi, M. & Qannari, E. M.**69-85 PCA and PLS with very large data sets***by*Kettaneh, Nouna & Berglund, Anders & Wold, Svante**87-101 A non-linear nested partial least-squares algorithm***by*Li, Baibing & Hassel, Per A. & Morris, A. Julian & Martin, Elaine B.**103-123 Regression of a data matrix on descriptors of both its rows and of its columns via latent variables: L-PLSR***by*Martens, Harald & Anderssen, Endre & Flatberg, Arnar & Gidskehaug, Lars Halvor & Hoy, Martin & Westad, Frank & Thybo, Anette & Martens, Magni**125-138 DPLS and PPLS: two PLS algorithms for large data sets***by*Milidiu, Ruy L. & Renteria, Raul P.**139-147 Discrimination on latent components with respect to patterns. Application to multicollinear data***by*Nocairi, Hicham & Mostafa Qannari, El & Vigneau, Evelyne & Bertrand, Dominique**149-158 PLS regression on a stochastic process***by*Preda, C. & Saporta, G.**159-205 PLS path modeling***by*Tenenhaus, Michel & Vinzi, Vincenzo Esposito & Chatelin, Yves-Marie & Lauro, Carlo**207-219 Interpretation of partial least-squares regression models with VARIMAX rotation***by*Wang, Huiwen & Liu, Qiang & Tu, Yongping

### November 2004, Volume 47, Issue 4

**655-673 Bayesian sequential - optimal model-robust designs***by*Ruggoo, Arvind & Vandebroek, Martina**675-688 On a symmetrized simulation extrapolation estimator in linear errors-in-variables models***by*Polzehl, Jorg & Zwanzig, Silvelyn**689-704 Reiss and Thomas' automatic selection of the number of extremes***by*Neves, Claudia & Fraga Alves, M. I.**705-712 Gaussian process for nonstationary time series prediction***by*Brahim-Belhouari, Sofiane & Bermak, Amine**713-728 Statistical efficiency of curve fitting algorithms***by*Chernov, N. & Lesort, C.**729-743 Semiparametric models for capture-recapture studies with covariates***by*Zwane, E. N. & van der Heijden, P. G. M.**745-756 Comparing the asymptotic power of exact tests in 2x2 tables***by*Martin Andres, A. & Mato, A. Silva & Garcia, J. M. Tapia & Quevedo, M. J. Sanchez**757-773 Unconditional exact tests for the difference of binomial probabilities--contrasted and compared***by*Skipka, G. & Munk, A. & Freitag, G.**775-790 Isotonic single-index model for high-dimensional database marketing***by*Naik, Prasad A. & Tsai, Chih-Ling**791-807 Aggregating classifiers with mathematical programming***by*Adem, Jan & Gochet, Willy**809-821 Improved interval estimation for the two-parameter Birnbaum-Saunders distribution***by*Wu, Jianrong & Wong, A. C. M.**823-843 Discriminant analysis with independently repeated multivariate measurements: an L2 approach***by*Boumaza, Rachid**845-866 Optimal confidence interval for the largest normal mean with unknown variance***by*Chen, Hubert J. & Chen, Shun-Yi**867-880 Bayesian selection of fertilizer level when crop price depends on quality***by*Theobald, Chris M. & Talbot, Mike

### October 2004, Volume 47, Issue 3

**401-431 Automatic monitoring and intervention in multivariate dynamic linear models***by*Salvador, Manuel & Gargallo, Pilar**433-440 An error in the Kinderman-Ramage method and how to fix it***by*Tirler, Gunter & Dalgaard, Peter & Hormann, Wolfgang & Leydold, Josef**441-453 A new algorithm to generate beta processes***by*Lee, Jaeyong & Kim, Yongdai**455-465 On homogeneous least-squares problems and the inconsistency introduced by mis-constraining***by*Yeredor, Arie & De Moor, Bart**467-485 A systematic comparison of methods for combining p-values from independent tests***by*Loughin, Thomas M.**487-515 The choice of smoothing parameter in nonparametric regression through Wild Bootstrap***by*Gonzalez Manteiga, W. & Martinez Miranda, M. D. & Perez Gonzalez, A.**517-536 Estimation in hazard regression models under ordered departures from proportionality***by*Bhattacharjee, Arnab**537-563 Choice of units of analysis and modeling strategies in multilevel hierarchical models***by*Abrahantes, Jose Cortinas & Molenberghs, Geert & Burzykowski, Tomasz & Shkedy, Ziv & Abad, Ariel Alonso & Renard, Didier**565-581 Statistical inference for geometric processes with gamma distributions***by*Chan, Jennifer S. K. & Lam, Yeh & Leung, Doris Y. P.**583-598 Data driven estimates for mixtures***by*Mendes, Beatriz Vaz de Melo & Lopes, Hedibert Freitas**599-609 Stable classification with applications to microarray data***by*Li, Chin-Shang & Cheng, Cheng**611-637 On estimating the proportion of true null hypotheses for false discovery rate controlling procedures in exploratory DNA microarray studies***by*Nguyen, Danh V.**639-653 Examples in which misspecification of a random effects distribution reduces efficiency, and possible remedies***by*Agresti, Alan & Caffo, Brian & Ohman-Strickland, Pamela

### September 2004, Volume 47, Issue 2

**211-223 Applications of optimization heuristics to estimation and modelling problems***by*Winker, Peter & Gilli, Manfred**225-236 Computational aspects of algorithms for variable selection in the context of principal components***by*Cadima, Jorge & Cerdeira, J. Orestes & Minhoto, Manuel**237-253 Experiments with, and on, algorithms for maximum likelihood clustering***by*Woodruff, David L. & Reiners, Torsten**255-275 A genetic estimation algorithm for parameters of stochastic ordinary differential equations***by*Alcock, Jamie & Burrage, Kevin**277-295 Fitting piecewise linear threshold autoregressive models by means of genetic algorithms***by*Baragona, R. & Battaglia, F. & Cucina, D.**297-310 Generation of prediction optimal projection on latent factors by a stochastic search algorithm***by*Luebke, Karsten & Weihs, Claus**311-322 Discrete support vector decision trees via tabu search***by*Orsenigo, Carlotta & Vercellis, Carlo**323-337 Technological modelling for graphical models: an approach based on genetic algorithms***by*Roverato, Alberto & Paterlini, Sandra**339-352 Finding the relevant risk factors for asset pricing***by*Maringer, Dietmar G.**353-372 Clustering financial time series: an application to mutual funds style analysis***by*Pattarin, Francesco & Paterlini, Sandra & Minerva, Tommaso**373-399 A hybrid heuristic approach to discrete multi-objective optimization of credit portfolios***by*Schlottmann, Frank & Seese, Detlef

### August 2004, Volume 47, Issue 1

**1-29 A method of simulating multivariate nonnormal distributions by the Pearson distribution system and estimation***by*Nagahara, Yuichi**31-48 Wavelet estimation of partially linear models***by*Chang, Xiao-Wen & Qu, Leming**49-62 A bandwidth selection for kernel density estimation of functions of random variables***by*Mugdadi, A. R. & Ahmad, Ibrahim A.**63-78 An evaluation of non-parametric relative risk estimators for disease maps***by*Clark, Allan B. & Lawson, Andrew B.**79-89 Distribution and percentage points of the likelihood ratio statistic for testing circular symmetry***by*Nagar, Daya K. & Chen, Jie & Gupta, Arjun K.**91-109 Robustness of diallel cross designs to the loss of one or more observations***by*Prescott, Philip & Mansson, Ralph**111-122 An anova test for functional data***by*Cuevas, Antonio & Febrero, Manuel & Fraiman, Ricardo**123-147 Consistent estimation in an implicit quadratic measurement error model***by*Kukush, Alexander & Markovsky, Ivan & Van Huffel, Sabine**149-164 An unbiased method for constructing multilabel classification trees***by*Noh, Hyun Gon & Song, Moon Sup & Park, Sung Hyun**165-174 A simple more general boxplot method for identifying outliers***by*Schwertman, Neil C. & Owens, Margaret Ann & Adnan, Robiah**175-193 Cluster-based estimation for sufficient dimension reduction***by*Li, Lexin & Dennis Cook, R. & Nachtsheim, Christopher J.**195-210 Testing for positive association in contingency tables with fixed margins***by*Bartolucci, F. & Scaccia, L.

### July 2004, Volume 46, Issue 4

**621-630 Construction of random vectors of heterogeneous component variables under specified correlation structures***by*Park, C.G.Chul Gyu**631-643 Semiparametric and nonparametric modeling for effect modification in matched studies***by*Kim, Inyoung & Cohen, Noah**645-660 Linear rank tests for independence in bivariate distributions--power comparisons by simulation***by*Rodel, Egmar & Kossler, Wolfgang**661-676 Drug risk assessment with determining the number of sub-populations under finite mixture normal models***by*Tao, Jian & Shi, Ning-Zhong & Lee, S.-Y.Sik-Yum**677-687 Maximum likelihood estimation for Tukey's three corners***by*Randal, John A. & Thomson, P.J.Peter J.**689-705 Assessing the performance of classifiers when classes arise from a continuum***by*Mevik, B.-H.Bjorn-Helge**707-719 Testing a null variance ratio in mixed models with zero degrees of freedom for error***by*El-Bassiouni, M. Y. & Charif, H. A.**721-746 Trend-resistant and cost-efficient cross-over designs for mixed models***by*Tack, Lieven & Vandebroek, Martina**747-776 An approximate likelihood approach to nonlinear mixed effects models via spline approximation***by*Ge, Zhiyu & J. Bickel, Peter & A. Rice, John**777-800 Generalized semiparametrically structured mixed models***by*Tutz, Gerhard**801-817 Small sample inference for the fixed effects in the mixed linear model***by*Manor, Orly & Zucker, D.M.David M.**819-831 Inference concerning quantile for left truncated and right censored data***by*BuHamra, Sana S. & Al-Kandari, N.M.Noriah M. & Ahmed, S. E.

### June 2004, Volume 46, Issue 3

**407-425 On partial least squares dimension reduction for microarray-based classification: a simulation study***by*Nguyen, Danh V. & Rocke, D.M.David M.**427-440 The influence of violations of assumptions on multilevel parameter estimates and their standard errors***by*Maas, Cora J. M. & Hox, J.J.Joop J.**441-458 Posterior analysis of latent competing risk models by parallel tempering***by*Kozumi, Hideo**459-467 Estimating variances for all sample sizes by the bootstrap***by*Mak, T.K.Tak K.**469-491 The Frechet's metric as a measure of influence in multivariate linear models with random errors elliptically distributed***by*Munoz-Pichardo, J. M. & Enguix-Gonzalez, A. & Munoz-Garcia, J. & Pascual-Acosta, A.**493-509 Analyzing a randomized experiment with imperfect compliance and ignorable conditions for missing data: theoretical and computational issues***by*Mercatanti, Andrea**511-529 Comparison of two normal populations with restricted means***by*Giampaoli, Viviana & Singer, J.M.Julio da Motta**531-546 Two-stage designs for identification and estimation of polynomial models***by*Montepiedra, Grace & Yeh, A.B.Arthur B.**547-560 Censored generalized Poisson regression model***by*Famoye, Felix & Wang, Weiren**561-570 Detecting an innovative outlier in a set of time series***by*Caroni, C. & Karioti, V.**571-592 SAS macros for confidence interval estimation for CHD risk prediction by different survival models***by*Govindarajulu, UshaUsha & Sullivan, Lisa & B. D'Agostino, Ralph**593-604 Nonparametric multiple comparison procedures for ordered parameters in balanced incomplete blocks***by*Mansouri, Hossein & Shaw, Carrie**605-620 Optimal testing strategies for large, sparse multinomial models***by*Maiste, Paul J. & Weir, B.S.Bruce S.

### June 2004, Volume 46, Issue 2

**201-212 Approximation of some moments in eigenvalue problem including some random variables and its application***by*Kawai, Shinichi**213-225 Piecewise growth curve modeling approach for longitudinal prevention study***by*Chou, Chih-Ping & Yang, Dongyun & Pentz, Mary Ann & Hser, Yih-Ing**227-256 On robust testing for conditional heteroscedasticity in time series models***by*Duchesne, Pierre**257-267 Randomized rejection procedure for the two-sample Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistic***by*Greenwell, Raymond N. & Finch, Stephen J.**269-294 Agglomerative hierarchical clustering of continuous variables based on mutual information***by*Kojadinovic, Ivan**295-307 Model assessment plots for multilevel logistic regression***by*Pardoe, Iain**309-316 Sample sizes for improved binomial confidence intervals***by*Piegorsch, Walter W.**317-334 Determination of embedded distributions***by*Shao, Quanxi & Ip, Wai-Cheung & Wong, Heung**335-356 Derivatives diagnostics and robustness for smoothing splines***by*Wei, Wen Hsiang**357-376 A rank-based goodness-of-fit approach to testing for non-additivity in the two-way layout with no replications***by*Horn, Paul S. & Wolfe, Douglas A.**377-395 Comparison of conditional power criteria for early termination of clinical trials***by*Hogel, Josef & Kron, Martina**397-406 An algorithm for generating positively correlated Beta-distributed random variables with known marginal distributions and a specified correlation***by*Magnussen, Steen

### May 2004, Volume 46, Issue 1

**1-9 Regression splines for threshold selection with application to a random-effects logistic dose-response model***by*Li, Chin-Shang & Hunt, Daniel**11-31 Partial least-squares vs. Lanczos bidiagonalization--I: analysis of a projection method for multiple regression***by*Elden, Lars**33-56 A network flow approach in finding maximum likelihood estimate of high concentration regions***by*Huo, Xiaoming & Lu, Jye-Chyi**57-79 Significance tests for unsupervised pattern discovery in large continuous multivariate data sets***by*Bolton, Richard J. & Hand, David J. & Crowder, Martin**81-92 A bi-aspect nonparametric test for the multi-sample location problem***by*Marozzi, Marco**93-102 A resistant estimator of multivariate location and dispersion***by*Olive, David J.**103-122 Sliced inverse regression in reference curves estimation***by*Gannoun, Ali & Girard, Stephane & Guinot, Christiane & Saracco, Jerome**123-139 Confidence intervals based on estimators with unknown rates of convergence***by*Sherman, Michael & Carlstein, Edward**141-153 Chain plot: a tool for exploiting bivariate temporal structures***by*Taylor, C. C. & Zempleni, A.**155-171 A generalization of STATIS-ACT strategy: DO-ACT for two multiblocks tables***by*Vivien, Myrtille & Sabatier, Robert**173-188 Statistical aspects of multilayer perceptrons under data limitations***by*Walde, J. F. & Tappeiner, G. & Tappeiner, U. & Tasser, E. & Holub, H. W.**189-199 Stepwise multiple tests for successive comparisons of treatment effects***by*Liu, W. & Somerville, P. N.

### May 2004, Volume 45, Issue 4

**689-696 Biased estimation in a simple multivariate regression model***by*Ahmed, S. E. & Krzanowski, W. J.**697-707 An exact method of testing equality of several binomial proportions to a specified standard***by*Krishnamoorthy, K. & Thomson, Jessica & Cai, Yong**709-719 A variant of the Cox algorithm for the imputation of non-response of qualitative data***by*Favre, Anne-Catherine & Matei, Alina & Tille, Yves**721-740 A profile-based approach to parametric sensitivity in multiresponse regression models***by*Sulieman, H. & McLellan, P. J. & Bacon, D. W.**741-763 Some variants of minimum disparity estimation***by*Basu, Ayanendranath & Park, Chanseok & Lindsay, Bruce G. & Li, Haihong**765-786 Metropolis-Hastings from a stochastic population dynamics perspective***by*Renshaw, Eric**787-803 A statistical test procedure for the shape parameter of a generalized Pareto distribution***by*Chaouche, Ali & Bacro, Jean-Noel**805-812 Comparison of curves based on a Cramer-von Mises statistic***by*Liang, Hua**813-824 Identification of prognostic factors with multivariate survival data***by*Gao, Feng & Manatunga, Amita K. & Chen, Shande**825-848 Some improved estimators of finite population quantile using auxiliary information in sample surveys***by*Rueda, M. M. & Arcos, A. & Martinez-Miranda, M. D. & Roman, Y.**849-864 Relative mortality for correlated lifetime data***by*Song, James X. & Wassell, James T. & Kapadia, Asha**865-874 Combining loglinear model with classification and regression tree (CART): an application to birth data***by*Fu, Chong Yau**875-895 Distance-based parametric bootstrap tests for clustering of species ranges***by*Hennig, Christian & Hausdorf, Bernhard

### April 2004, Volume 45, Issue 3

**389-421 A new algorithm for estimating the parameters and their asymptotic covariance in correlation and association models***by*Ait-Sidi-Allal, M. L. & Baccini, A. & Mondot, A. M.**423-429 Construction of new skew Hadamard matrices and their use in screening experiments***by*Georgiou, S. & Koukouvinos, C. & Stylianou, S.**431-448 On Gauss quadrature and partial cross validation***by*Kozek, A. S. & Yin, J.**449-456 An improved confidence interval for a linear function of binomial proportions***by*Price, Robert M. & Bonett, Douglas G.**457-466 A note on split selection bias in classification trees***by*Shih, Y. -S.**467-479 Parameter subset selection and multiple comparisons of Poisson rate parameters with misclassification***by*Stamey, James D. & Bratcher, Tom L. & Young, Dean M.**481-503 A principal axes method for comparing contingency tables: MFACT***by*Becue-Bertaut, Monica & Pages, Jerome**505-517 A methodology for measuring latent variables based on multiple factor analysis***by*Garcia Lautre, Ignacio & Abascal Fernandez, Elena**519-548 Principal Component Analysis of symmetric fuzzy data***by*Giordani, Paolo & Kiers, Henk A. L.**549-562 Estimating the Hurst effect and its application in monitoring clinical trials***by*Lai, Dejian**563-576 Regularization of the location model in discrimination with mixed discrete and continuous variables***by*Merbouha, A. & Mkhadri, A.**577-593 The comparison between classification trees through proximity measures***by*Miglio, Rossella & Soffritti, Gabriele**595-607 Variable selection bias in regression trees with constant fits***by*Shih, Yu-Shan & Tsai, Hsin-Wen**609-619 Using normal quantile plot to select an appropriate transformation to achieve normality***by*Tan, W. D. & Gan, F. F. & Chang, T. C.**621-637 Estimation in semiparametric conditional shared frailty models with events before study entry***by*Vu, Hien T. V.**639-650 Comparison of hierarchical and marginal likelihood estimators for binary outcomes***by*Yun, Sungcheol & Lee, Youngjo**651-673 A Bayesian approach to seriation problems in archaeology***by*Halekoh, U. & Vach, W.**675-687 Notes on maximum likelihood estimation for the three-parameter Burr XII distribution***by*Shao, Quanxi

### March 2004, Volume 45, Issue 2

**105-124 The iteratively reweighted estimating equation in minimum distance problems***by*Basu, Ayanendranath & Lindsay, Bruce G.**125-136 Computationally efficient approximate likelihood procedures for the Boolean model***by*Handley, John C.**137-157 On algorithms for restricted maximum likelihood estimation***by*Jamshidian, Mortaza**159-178 Bounded optimal knots for regression splines***by*Molinari, Nicolas & Durand, Jean-Francois & Sabatier, Robert**179-196 Chebyshev approximation of log-determinants of spatial weight matrices***by*Pace, R. Kelley & LeSage, James P.**197-214 Design efficiency in dose finding studies***by*Paoletti, Xavier & O'Quigley, John & Maccario, Jean**215-233 Asymptotic inference under heteroskedasticity of unknown form***by*Cribari-Neto, Francisco**235-248 Penalized quasi-likelihood with spatially correlated data***by*Dean, C. B. & Ugarte, M. D. & Militino, A. F.**249-267 Practical bandwidth selection in deconvolution kernel density estimation***by*Delaigle, A. & Gijbels, I.**269-286 A simulated annealing strategy for the detection of arbitrarily shaped spatial clusters***by*Duczmal, Luiz & Assuncao, Renato**287-300 A new generalization of the negative binomial distribution***by*Gupta, Ramesh C. & Ong, S. H.**301-320 Fast and robust discriminant analysis***by*Hubert, Mia & Van Driessen, Katrien**321-341 Influence analyses of nonlinear mixed-effects models***by*Lee, Sik-Yum & Xu, Liang