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### June 2004, Volume 46, Issue 3

**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**343-353 Nonparametric Markov chain bootstrap for multiple imputation***by*Zhang, Li-Chun**355-372 Fitting bivariate cumulative returns with copulas***by*Hurlimann, Werner**373-388 Exact unconditional non-classical tests on the difference of two proportions***by*Martin Andres, A. & Herranz Tejedor, I.

### February 2004, Volume 45, Issue 1

**1-2 Editorial***by*Solka, Jeffrey L. & Wegman, Edward J.**3-23 Modeling computer virus prevalence with a susceptible-infected-susceptible model with reintroduction***by*Wierman, John C. & Marchette, David J.**25-50 A diffusion model of roundtrip time***by*Bohacek, Stephan & Rozovskii, Boris**51-67 Statistical anomaly detection via httpd data analysis***by*Naiman, Daniel Q.**69-83 A Bayesian paradigm for designing intrusion detection systems***by*Scott, Steven L.**85-103 Extreme-value analysis of teletraffic data***by*Tsourti, Zoi & Panaretos, John

### January 2004, Volume 44, Issue 4

**547-570 Comparison of the performance of multi-layer perceptron and linear regression for epidemiological data***by*Gaudart, Jean & Giusiano, Bernard & Huiart, Laetitia**571-586 An efficient computing strategy for prediction in mixed linear models***by*Gilmour, Arthur & Cullis, Brian & Welham, Sue & Gogel, Beverley & Thompson, Robin**587-601 On the performance of bivariate robust location estimators under contamination***by*Hwang, Jinsoo & Jorn, Hongsuk & Kim, Jeankyung**603-612 Testing for homogeneity in a general one-way classification with fixed effects: power simulations and comparative study***by*Argac, Dogan**613-624 Testing for homogeneity of relative differences under inverse sampling***by*Guo, Jianhua & Ma, Yanping & Shi, Ning-Zhong & Shing Lau, Tai**625-638 Outlier detection in the multiple cluster setting using the minimum covariance determinant estimator***by*Hardin, Johanna & Rocke, David M.**639-648 A bi-aspect nonparametric test for the two-sample location problem***by*Marozzi, Marco**649-667 A pairwise likelihood approach to estimation in multilevel probit models***by*Renard, Didier & Molenberghs, Geert & Geys, Helena**669-691 Bayesian sampling plans for exponential distribution based on uniform random censored data***by*Huang, Wen-Tao & Lin, Yu-Pin

### January 2004, Volume 44, Issue 3

**431-449 An efficient algorithm for generating two-way contingency tables with fixed marginal totals and arbitrary mean proportions, with applications to permutation tests***by*Borkowf, Craig B.**451-464 Computing the distribution of the product of two continuous random variables***by*Glen, Andrew G. & Leemis, Lawrence M. & Drew, John H.**465-475 Construction of MV- and SMV-optimum designs for binary response models***by*Lopez-Fidalgo, Jesus & Tommasi, Chiara**477-491 Prediction of deterministic functions: an application of a Gaussian kriging model to a time series outlier problem***by*Mira, José & Sánchez, María Jesús**493-516 A sparse matrix approach to Bayesian computation in large linear models***by*Wilkinson, Darren J & KH Yeung, Stephen**517-526 Integrated squared error estimation of normal mixtures***by*Besbeas, Panagiotis & Morgan, Byron J. T.**527-546 Using spreadsheet solvers in sample design***by*Stokes, Lynne & Plummer, John

### October 2003, Volume 44, Issue 1-2

**1-2 Special Issue in Honour of Stan Azen: a Birthday Celebration***by*Niland, Joyce C. & Afifi, Abdelmonem A. & Kontoghiorghes, Erricos John**3-35 A comparative study of algorithms for solving seemingly unrelated regressions models***by*Foschi, Paolo & Belsley, David A. & Kontoghiorghes, Erricos J.**37-75 Recursive estimation in econometrics***by*Pollock, D. S. G.**77-88 BLUP in the nested panel regression model with serially correlated errors***by*Jhun, Myoungshic & Song, Seuck Heun & Jung, Byoung Cheol**89-107 Eight test statistics for multilevel structural equation models***by*Yuan, Ke-Hai & Bentler, Peter M.**109-123 Testing and dating of structural changes in practice***by*Zeileis, Achim & Kleiber, Christian & Kramer, Walter & Hornik, Kurt**125-142 Maximum likelihood estimation and model comparison of nonlinear structural equation models with continuous and polytomous variables***by*Lee, Sik-Yum & Song, Xin-Yuan**143-160 Local influence in principal component analysis: relationship between the local influence and influence function approaches revisited***by*Tanaka, Yutaka & Zhang, Fanghong & Mori, Yuichi**161-173 Curves discrimination: a nonparametric functional approach***by*Ferraty, F. & Vieu, P.**175-192 Bayesian method for learning graphical models with incompletely categorical data***by*Geng, Zhi & He, Yang-Bo & Wang, Xue-Li & Zhao, Qiang**193-210 Testing for outliers from a mixture distribution when some data are missing***by*Woodward, Wayne A. & Sain, Stephan R.**211-222 A measure of association for complex data***by*Lee, Seung-Chun & Huh, Moon Yul**223-236 Inferences based on multiple skipped correlations***by*Wilcox, Rand R.**237-252 A monitoring display of multivariate outliers***by*Caussinus, H. & Fekri, M. & Hakam, S. & Ruiz-Gazen, A.**253-271 Pseudo R-squared measures for Poisson regression models with over- or underdispersion***by*Heinzl, Harald & Mittlbock, Martina**273-295 Implementing the Bianco and Yohai estimator for logistic regression***by*Croux, Christophe & Haesbroeck, Gentiane**297-304 General balance, large data sets and extensions to unbalanced treatment structures***by*Payne, Roger W.**305-312 Density estimator for strip transects when animals show directional movement and observation speed is slow***by*Trenkel, Verena M.**313-338 Transformations, background estimation, and process effects in the statistical analysis of microarrays***by*Kafadar, Karen & Phang, Tzulip**339-347 Quest for a sensible null distribution in longitudinal microarray experiments***by*Husing, Johannes & Gana Dresen, Irina & Jockel, Karl-Heinz**349-376 Robust estimation under progressive censoring***by*Basak, Indrani & Balakrishnan, N.**377-390 A parallel algorithm for semi-infinite programming***by*Zakovic, S. & Rustem, B. & Asprey, S. P.**391-408 Analysis of EEG data using optimization, statistics, and dynamical system techniques***by*Pardalos, Panos M. & Yatsenko, Vitaliy & Sackellares, J. Chris & Shiau, Deng-Shan & Chaovalitwongse, Wanpracha & Iasemidis, Leonidas D.**409-418 Web-based statistical system by using the DLL***by*Asano, Chooichiro & Takeuchi, Akinobu**419-429 Configural frequency analysis and association analyses in contingency tables***by*Victor, N. & Kieser, M.

### August 2003, Volume 43, Issue 4

**421-422 Preface***by*Wegman, Edward J. & Martinez, Wendy L. & Solka, Jeffrey L.**423-444 GGobi: evolving from XGobi into an extensible framework for interactive data visualization***by*Swayne, Deborah F. & Lang, Duncan Temple & Buja, Andreas & Cook, Dianne**445-469 3D visual data mining--goals and experiences***by*Bohlen, Michael & Bukauskas, Linas & Svante Eriksen, Poul & Lilholt Lauritzen, Steffen & Mazeika, Arturas & Musaeus, Peter & Mylov, Peer**471-494 User interaction at various levels of data displays***by*Wilhelm, Adalbert**495-508 Visualizing categorical data in ViSta***by*Valero-Mora, Pedro M. & Young, Forrest W. & Friendly, Michael**509-539 Effect ordering for data displays***by*Friendly, Michael & Kwan, Ernest**541-552 Using data images for outlier detection***by*Marchette, David J. & Solka, Jeffrey L.**553-564 Parallel coordinates for exploratory modelling analysis***by*Unwin, Antony & Volinsky, Chris & Winkler, Sylvia**565-580 Constructing and reading mosaicplots***by*Hofmann, Heike**581-603 Seeking structure in records of spatio-temporal behaviour: visualization issues, efforts and applications***by*Dykes, J. A. & Mountain, D. M.**605-619 The parallel coordinate plot in action: design and use for geographic visualization***by*Edsall, Robert M.**621-632 Class cover catch digraphs for latent class discovery in gene expression monitoring by DNA microarrays***by*Priebe, Carey E. & Solka, Jeffrey L. & Marchette, David J. & Clark, B. Ted**633-649 Visualizing cereal world***by*Wegman, Edward J. & Dorfman, Alan

### July 2003, Volume 43, Issue 3

**283-298 Modified moment estimation for the two-parameter Birnbaum-Saunders distribution***by*Ng, H. K. T. & Kundu, D. & Balakrishnan, N.**299-314 Trimmed L-moments***by*Elamir, Elsayed A. H. & Seheult, Allan H.**315-332 Robustness against separation and outliers in logistic regression***by*Rousseeuw, Peter J. & Christmann, Andreas**333-340 New goodness-of-fit tests for the error distribution of autoregressive time-series models***by*Swanepoel, C. J. & Doku, W. O.**341-355 Resampling methods for variable selection in robust regression***by*Wisnowski, James W. & Simpson, James R. & Montgomery, Douglas C. & Runger, George C.**357-368 Transformation approaches for the construction of Weibull prediction interval***by*Yang, Zhenlin & See, Stanley P. & Xie, M.**369-395 On time series with randomized unit root and randomized seasonal unit root***by*Fong, Pak Wing & Li, Wai Keung

### June 2003, Volume 43, Issue 2

**121-137 On the exact distribution of maximally selected rank statistics***by*Hothorn, Torsten & Lausen, Berthold**139-148 Wavelet denoising of Poisson-distributed data and applications***by*Charles, C. & Rasson, J. P.**149-177 Three-way fuzzy clustering models for LR fuzzy time trajectories***by*Coppi, Renato & D'Urso, Pierpaolo**179-196 Discriminating between Weibull and generalized exponential distributions***by*Gupta, Rameshwar D. & Kundu, Debasis**197-214 Reducing over-dispersion by generalized degree of freedom and propensity score***by*Lian, Ie-Bin**215-234 On tests of homogeneity based on minimum [phi]-divergence estimator with constraints***by*Menendez, M. L. & Pardo, J. A. & Pardo, L. & Zografos, K.**235-248 Design of hybrids for the minimum sum-of-squares clustering problem***by*Pacheco, Joaquin & Valencia, Olga**249-267 Computing discrete mixtures of continuous distributions: noncentral chisquare, noncentral t and the distribution of the square of the sample multiple correlation coefficient***by*Benton, Denise & Krishnamoorthy, K.

### May 2003, Volume 43, Issue 1

**1-12 Simple tests for peakedness, fat tails and leptokurtosis based on quantiles***by*Schmid, Friedrich & Trede, Mark**13-28 Generalized linear random effects models with varying coefficients***by*Tutz, Gerhard & Kauermann, Goran**29-45 A family of simultaneous confidence intervals for multinomial proportions***by*Hou, Chia-Ding & Chiang, Jengtung & Tai, John Jen**47-62 Quantile dispersion graphs for evaluating and comparing designs for logistic regression models***by*Robinson, Kevin S. & Khuri, Andre I.**63-78 Methods for quarterly disaggregation without indicators; a comparative study using simulation***by*Feijoo, Santiago Rodriguez & Caro, Alejandro Rodriguez & Quintana, Delia Davila**79-108 Statistical information approaches for the modelling of the epileptic brain***by*Pardalos, Panos M. & Sackellares, J. Chris & Iasemidis, Leonidas D. & Yatsenko, Vitality & Yang, Mark C. K. & Shiau, Deng-Shan & Chaovalitwongse, Wanpracha

### April 2003, Volume 42, Issue 4

**545-560 Computational aspects of nonparametric smoothing with illustrations from the sm library***by*Bowman, A. W. & Azzalini, A.**561-568 A note on the exact test based on the Baumgartner-Wei[ss]-Schindler statistic in the presence of ties***by*Neuhauser, Markus**569-593 Comparison of aligned Friedman rank and parametric methods for testing interactions in split-plot designs***by*Beasley, T. Mark & Zumbo, Bruno D.**595-619 Regression with response distributions of Pareto-type***by*Beirlant, Jan & Goegebeur, Yuri**621-645 Split models for contingency tables***by*Hojsgaard, Soren**647-664 Transformations, regression geometry and R2***by*Huang, Yufen & Draper, Norman R.**665-684 Power comparisons for disease clustering tests***by*Kulldorff, Martin & Tango, Toshiro & Park, Peter J.**685-701 Multilayer statistical classifiers***by*Bose, Smarajit

### March 2003, Volume 42, Issue 3

**277-278 Editorial***by*Belsley, David A. & Kontoghiorghes, Erricos John**279-297 Improved frequency selective filters***by*Pollock, D. S. G.**299-312 A global optimization heuristic for estimating agent based models***by*Gilli, M. & Winker, P.**313-331 Computing moments of ratios of quadratic forms in normal variables***by*Paolella, Marc S.**333-348 Computational aspects of maximum likelihood estimation of autoregressive fractionally integrated moving average models***by*Doornik, Jurgen A. & Ooms, Marius**349-361 An algorithm for computing estimators that optimize step functions***by*Skouras, Spyros**363-383 An algorithm to estimate time-varying parameter SURE models under different types of restriction***by*Orbe, Susan & Ferreira, Eva & Rodriguez-Poo, Juan**385-402 Independent Multiresolution Component Analysis and Matching Pursuit***by*Capobianco, Enrico**403-424 The MCMC and SML estimation of a self-selection model with two outcomes***by*Munkin, Murat K.**425-444 An illustration of Cox's non-nested testing procedure for logit and probit models***by*Monfardini, Chiara**445-449 Likelihood-based inference for asymmetric stochastic volatility models***by*Bartolucci, F. & De Luca, G.**451-476 Forecasting the US unemployment rate***by*Proietti, Tommaso**477-490 On the performance of nonparametric specification tests in regression models***by*Miles, Daniel & Mora, Juan**491-512 Inference for negativist theory using numerically computed rejection regions***by*Reagle, Derrick P. & Vinod, H. D.**513-533 Space-varying regression models: specifications and simulation***by*Gamerman, Dani & Moreira, Ajax R. B. & Rue, Havard

### February 2003, Volume 42, Issue 1-2

**1-26 A Monte Carlo study of the accuracy and robustness of ten bivariate location estimators***by*Masse, Jean-Claude & Plante, Jean-Francois**27-36 Estimating a density by adapting an initial guess***by*Albers, C. J. & Schaafsma, W.**37-46 A Bayesian analysis of zero-inflated generalized Poisson model***by*Angers, Jean-Francois & Biswas, Atanu**47-72 Linear regression analysis for fuzzy/crisp input and fuzzy/crisp output data***by*D'Urso, Pierpaolo**73-90 Modeling vector nonlinear time series using POLYMARS***by*De Gooijer, Jan G. & Ray, Bonnie K.**91-109 Bayesian and profile likelihood change point methods for modeling cognitive function over time***by*Hall, Charles B. & Ying, Jun & Kuo, Lynn & Lipton, Richard B.**111-121 Robustness via a mixture of exponential power distributions***by*Hazan, Alon & Landsman, Zinoviy & E Makov, Udi**123-137 Estimating survival rates using an extended ricker's two-release method***by*Lee, Ching-Yung & Lee, Shen-Ming & Gee, Mei-Jih**139-148 Smoothing parameter selection for smoothing splines: a simulation study***by*Lee, Thomas C. M.**149-163 Order statistics from inverse weibull distribution and associated inference***by*Mahmoud, M. A. W. & Sultan, K. S. & Amer, S. M.**165-186 Influence diagnostics in generalized log-gamma regression models***by*Ortega, Edwin M. M. & Bolfarine, Heleno & Paula, Gilberto A.**187-201 Estimating baseline distribution in proportional hazards cure models***by*Peng, Yingwei**203-217 Fuzzy estimates of regression parameters in linear regression models for imprecise input and output data***by*Wu, Hsien-Chung**219-241 Jump process for the trend estimation of time series***by*Zhao, Shan & Wei, G. W.**243-262 Joint modelling of cause-specific hazard functions with cubic splines: an application to a large series of breast cancer patients***by*Boracchi, Patrizia & Biganzoli, Elia & Marubini, Ettore

### January 2003, Volume 41, Issue 3-4

**349-357 Editorial: recent developments in mixture models***by*Bohning, Dankmar & Seidel, Wilfried**359-366 Finite mixture regression model with random effects: application to neonatal hospital length of stay***by*Yau, Kelvin K. W. & Lee, Andy H. & Ng, Angus S. K.**367-378 Weighted tests of homogeneity for testing the number of components in a mixture***by*Susko, Edward**379-388 Modelling high-dimensional data by mixtures of factor analyzers***by*McLachlan, G. J. & Peel, D. & Bean, R. W.**389-398 Tests and diagnostics for heterogeneity in the species problem***by*Mao, Chang Xuan & Lindsay, Bruce G.**399-411 Mixture transition distribution (MTD) modeling of heteroscedastic time series***by*Berchtold, Andre**413-428 Fitting of mixtures with unspecified number of components using cross validation distance estimate***by*Miloslavsky, Maja & van der Laan, Mark J.