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

**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.**429-440 Mixture model clustering for mixed data with missing information***by*Hunt, Lynette & Jorgensen, Murray**441-451 Estimating the number of components in a finite mixture model: the special case of homogeneity***by*Schlattmann, Peter**453-464 Asymptotic theory for maximum likelihood in nonparametric mixture models***by*van de Geer, Sara**465-479 Estimation and test in long-term survival mixture models***by*Pons, O. & Lemdani, M.**481-490 Fitting semiparametric cure models***by*Peng, Yingwei**491-504 Finite Mixture, Zero-inflated Poisson and Hurdle models with application to SIDS***by*Dalrymple, M. L. & Hudson, I. L. & Ford, R. P. K.**505-513 Fitting mixtures of von Mises distributions: a case study involving sudden infant death syndrome***by*A. Mooney, Jennifer & Helms, Peter J. & Jolliffe, Ian T.**515-529 Classification of "cured" individuals in survival analysis: the mixture approach to the diagnostic-prognostic problem***by*Morbiducci, Marta & Nardi, Alessandra & Rossi, Carla**531-537 Latent class models for classification***by*Vermunt, Jeroen K. & Magidson, Jay**539-547 Discrete mixtures in Bayesian networks with hidden variables: a latent time budget example***by*Croft, J. & Smith, J. Q.**549-559 Latent class model diagnostics--a review and some proposals***by*Formann, Anton K.**561-575 Choosing starting values for the EM algorithm for getting the highest likelihood in multivariate Gaussian mixture models***by*Biernacki, Christophe & Celeux, Gilles & Govaert, Gerard**577-590 Choosing initial values for the EM algorithm for finite mixtures***by*Karlis, Dimitris & Xekalaki, Evdokia**591-601 Asymptotic properties of the EM algorithm estimate for normal mixture models with component specific variances***by*Nityasuddhi, Dechavudh & Bohning, Dankmar**603-615 Texture modelling by discrete distribution mixtures***by*Grim, J. & Haindl, M.**617-629 A transitional non-parametric maximum pseudo-likelihood estimator for disease mapping***by*Biggeri, A. & Dreassi, E. & Lagazio, C. & Bohning, D.**631-644 A comparison of risk difference estimators in multi-center studies under baseline-risk heterogeneity***by*Viwatwongkasem, Chukiat & Bohning, Walailuck**645-655 Mixtures of distance-based models for ranking data***by*Murphy, Thomas Brendan & Martin, Donal

### December 2002, Volume 41, Issue 2

**255-269 Bayesian estimation of free-knot splines using reversible jumps***by*Lindstrom, Mary J.**271-287 Model modification in structural equation modeling by imposing constraints***by*Chou, Chih-Ping & Bentler, P. M.**289-309 Making inferences about past environmental change using smoothing in multiple time scales***by*Holmstrom, Lasse & Erasto, Panu**311-328 Space-time variograms and a functional form for total air pollution measurements***by*De Iaco, S. & Myers, D. E. & Posa, D.

### November 2002, Volume 41, Issue 1

**1-2 Preface***by*Barlow, Jesse L. & Berry, Michael W. & Ruhe, Axel & Zha, Hongyuan**3-18 Consistent fundamental matrix estimation in a quadratic measurement error model arising in motion analysis***by*Kukush, A. & Markovsky, I. & Van Huffel, S.**19-45 Web document clustering using hyperlink structures***by*He, Xiaofeng & Zha, Hongyuan & H.Q. Ding, Chris & D. Simon, Horst**47-57 Nonparametric variogram and covariogram estimation with Fourier-Bessel matrices***by*Genton, Marc G. & Gorsich, David J.**59-90 Class visualization of high-dimensional data with applications***by*Dhillon, Inderjit S. & Modha, Dharmendra S. & Spangler, W. Scott**91-122 Dimension reduction techniques and the classification of bent double galaxies***by*Fodor, Imola K. & Kamath, Chandrika**123-142 Numerical linear algebra in the integrity theory of the Global Positioning System***by*Chang, Xiao-Wen & Paige, Christopher C.**143-156 Better initial configurations for metric multidimensional scaling***by*Malone, Samuel W. & Tarazaga, Pablo & Trosset, Michael W.**157-170 Setting up alternating least squares and iterative majorization algorithms for solving various matrix optimization problems***by*Kiers, Henk A. L.**171-184 On good matrices, skew Hadamard matrices and optimal designs***by*Georgiou, S. & Koukouvinos, C. & Stylianou, S.**185-193 Numerically stable cointegration analysis***by*Doornik, Jurgen A. & O'Brien, R. J.**195-209 A modified Gram-Schmidt-based downdating technique for ULV decompositions with applications to recursive TLS problems***by*Erbay, Hasan & Barlow, Jesse L. & Zhang, Zhenyue**211-229 Seemingly unrelated regression model with unequal size observations: computational aspects***by*Foschi, Paolo & Kontoghiorghes, Erricos J.**231-242 A new algorithm for latent root regression analysis***by*Vigneau, Evelyne & Mostafa Qannari, El

### October 2002, Volume 40, Issue 4

**665-683 An algorithm for nonparametric GARCH modelling***by*Buhlmann, Peter & McNeil, Alexander J.**685-711 Fast fifth-order polynomial transforms for generating univariate and multivariate nonnormal distributions***by*Headrick, Todd C.**713-721 On the accuracy of statistical procedures in Microsoft Excel 2000 and Excel XP***by*D. McCullough, B. & Wilson, Berry**723-739 Validating visual clusters in large datasets: fixed point clusters of spectral features***by*Hennig, Christian & Christlieb, Norbert**741-758 Robust estimation in very small samples***by*Rousseeuw, Peter J. & Verboven, Sabine**759-774 Influence diagnostics for generalized linear mixed models: applications to clustered data***by*Xiang, Liming & Tse, Siu-Keung & Lee, Andy H.**775-800 Implementation of higher-order asymptotics to S-plus***by*Yi, Grace Y. & Wu, Jianrong & Liu, Ying**801-824 Improved estimation of clutter properties in speckled imagery***by*Cribari-Neto, Francisco & Frery, Alejandro C. & Silva, Michel F.

### September 2002, Volume 40, Issue 3

**435-445 A test of normality with high uniform power***by*Bonett, Douglas G. & Seier, Edith**447-470 Three-way component analysis with smoothness constraints***by*Timmerman, Marieke E. & Kiers, Henk A. L.**471-474 On principal component analysis in L1***by*Li, Baibing & Martin, Elaine B. & Morris, A. Julian**475-474 Erratum to "An algorithm for arranging response surface designs in small blocks" [Comput. Statist. Data Anal. 33 (2000) 25-43]***by*Trinca, L. A. & Gilmour, S. G.**477-497 Ordered logit analysis for selectively sampled data***by*Fok, Dennis & Franses, Philip Hans**499-526 Approximation quality for sorting rules***by*Gediga, Gunther & Duntsch, Ivo**527-537 On large-sample parametric approaches for interval estimation of the ED90***by*Huang, Yangxin**539-557 A Bayesian model selection method with applications***by*Song, Xin-Yuan & Lee, Sik-Yum**559-577 An adjustment algorithm for optimal run orders in design of experiments***by*Tack, Lieven & Vandebroek, Martina**579-602 A statistical approach to case based reasoning, with application to breast cancer data***by*Dippon, J. & Fritz, P. & Kohler, M.**603-620 The shared frailty model and the power for heterogeneity tests in multicenter trials***by*Duchateau, Luc & Janssen, Paul & Lindsey, Patrick & Legrand, Catherine & Nguti, Rosemary & Sylvester, Richard**621-632 On data transformations and evidence of nonlinearity***by*Franses, Philip Hans & de Bruin, Paul**633-653 On the influence of the proposal distributions on a reversible jump MCMC algorithm applied to the detection of multiple change-points***by*Rotondi, R.

### August 2002, Volume 40, Issue 2

**223-229 Lower bounds for computing statistical depth***by*Aloupis, Greg & Cortes, Carmen & Gomez, Francisco & Soss, Michael & Toussaint, Godfried**231-252 Exact and near compatibility of discrete conditional distributions***by*Arnold, Barry C. & Castillo, Enrique & Sarabia, Jose Maria**253-262 A faster algorithm for ridge regression of reduced rank data***by*Hawkins, Douglas M. & Yin, Xiangrong**263-283 An exploratory first step in teletraffic data modeling: evaluation of long-run performance of parameter estimators***by*Hsieh, Ping-Hung**285-291 Fast computation of maximum likelihood trees by numerical approximation of amino acid replacement probabilities***by*Pupko, T. & Graur, D.**293-302 Parallel distributed kernel estimation***by*Racine, Jeff**303-315 Quantile regression using RJMCMC algorithm***by*Yu, Keming**317-328 Wavelet estimation of a base-line signal from repeated noisy measurements by vertical block shrinkage***by*Chang, Woojin & Vidakovic, Brani**329-338 Missing observations in Youden square designs***by*Mansson, Ralph & Prescott, Philip**339-354 Asymptotical tests in 2x2 comparative trials: (unconditional approach)***by*Martin Andres, A. & Sanchez Quevedo, M. J. & Silva Mato, A.**355-373 Sensitivity analysis for predictor variables in the MSAE regression***by*Narula, Subhash C. & Wellington, John F.**375-391 A two-sided sequential screening procedure based on individual misclassification error***by*Wu, Shu-Fei & Cheng, Mao-Yi**393-419 SEMIFAR models--a semiparametric approach to modelling trends, long-range dependence and nonstationarity***by*Beran, Jan & Feng, Yuanhua

### July 2002, Volume 40, Issue 1

**1-19 Detection and estimation of abrupt changes in the variability of a process***by*Jandhyala, Venkata K. & Fotopoulos, Stergios B. & Hawkins, Douglas M.**21-26 An approximation to the F distribution using the chi-square distribution***by*Li, Baibing & Martin, Elaine B.**27-37 Using k-nearest-neighbor classification in the leaves of a tree***by*Buttrey, Samuel E. & Karo, Ciril**39-57 Modelling dependencies in paired comparison data: A log-linear approach***by*Dittrich, R. & Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W.**59-74 A modified Fieller interval for the interval estimation of effective doses for a logistic dose-response curve***by*Huang, Yangxin & Harris, Peter & Kirby, Simon P. J. & Dearden, John C.**75-96 Score Tests for Zero-Inflated Poisson Models***by*Jansakul, N. & Hinde, J. P.**97-110 Calibrated initials for an EM applied to recursive models of categorical variables***by*Kim, Sung-Ho**111-129 Rank tests of association for exchangeable paired data***by*Li, Ju & Zelterman, Daniel**131-141 Comparison of non-stationary time series in the frequency domain***by*Maharaj, Elizabeth Ann**143-157 Approximate confidence intervals for one proportion and difference of two proportions***by*Pan, Wei**159-172 Identifying multivariate discordant observations: a computer-intensive approach***by*Viljoen, H. & Venter, J. H.**173-187 A hybrid ML-EM algorithm for calculation of maximum likelihood estimates in semiparametric shared frailty models***by*Vu, Hien T. V. & Knuiman, Matthew W.**189-205 Stochastic recurrences of Jackpot Keno***by*Noble, Chris & Sugden, Steve

### June 2002, Volume 39, Issue 4

**371-386 Estimation of parameters from progressively censored data using EM algorithm***by*Ng, H. K. T. & Chan, P. S. & Balakrishnan, N.**387-400 Bayesian analysis of regression models with spatially correlated errors and missing observations***by*Oh, Man-Suk & Shin, Dong Wan & Kim, Han Joon**401-433 Weighted quantile-based estimation for a class of transformation distributions***by*Rayner, G. D. & MacGillivray, H. L.**435-451 Empirical Bayes approach to block wavelet function estimation***by*Abramovich, Felix & Besbeas, Panagiotis & Sapatinas, Theofanis**453-475 On the use of the peaks over thresholds method for estimating out-of-sample quantiles***by*El-Aroui, Mhamed-Ali & Diebolt, Jean**477-501 An analysis of the influence of some prior specifications in the identification of change points via product partition model***by*Loschi, R. H. & Cruz, F. R. B.**503-528 Bootstrap tests for robust means of asymmetric distributions with unequal shapes***by*Marazzi, A.**529-554 Estimation of upper quantiles under model and parameter uncertainty***by*Modarres, Reza & Nayak, Tapan K. & Gastwirth, Joseph L.

### May 2002, Volume 39, Issue 3

**261-270 Unequal sampling for Monte Carlo EM algorithms***by*Booth, James G. & Caffo, Brian S.**271-286 Computing the nonnull asymptotic variance and the asymptotic relative efficiency of Spearman's rank correlation***by*Borkowf, Craig B.**287-297 Comparison of group screening strategies for factorial experiments***by*Dean, A. M. & Lewis, S. M.**299-310 The compass rose and random walk tests***by*Fang, Yue**311-327 Bayesian model comparison in generalized linear models across multiple groups***by*Liao, Tim Futing**329-342 Confidence regions for multinomial parameters***by*Lee, A. J. & Nyangoma, S. O. & Seber, G. A. F.**343-349 A graphical method for evaluating slope-rotatability in axial directions for second order response surface designs***by*Jang, Dae-Heung**351-364 Detecting outlying series in sets of short time series***by*Karioti, V. & Caroni, C.

### April 2002, Volume 39, Issue 2

**127-136 Measures of relative model fit***by*Agresti, Alan & Caffo, Brian**137-152 Bayesian analysis of the Logit model and comparison of two Metropolis-Hastings strategies***by*Altaleb, Anas & Chauveau, Didier**153-163 Robust estimators of the mode and skewness of continuous data***by*Bickel, David R.**165-186 Multivariate locally adaptive density estimation***by*Sain, Stephan R.**187-201 A simulated pseudo-maximum likelihood estimator for nonlinear mixed models***by*Concordet, Didier & Nunez, Olivier G.**203-225 Bayesian and likelihood methods for fitting multilevel models with complex level-1 variation***by*Browne, William J. & Draper, David & Goldstein, Harvey & Rasbash, Jon**227-241 Regression analysis of experiments with complex confounding patterns guided by the alias matrix***by*Lawson, John

### March 2002, Volume 39, Issue 1

**1-20 A mixture model approach for the analysis of microarray gene expression data***by*Allison, David B. & Gadbury, Gary L. & Heo, Moonseong & Fernandez, Jose R. & Lee, Cheol-Koo & Prolla, Tomas A. & Weindruch, Richard**21-33 The residual adjustment function and weighted likelihood: a graphical interpretation of robustness of minimum disparity estimators***by*Park, Chanseok & Basu, Ayanendranath & G. Lindsay, Bruce**35-55 An L1 estimation algorithm with degeneracy and linear constraints***by*Shi, Mingren & Lukas, Mark A.**57-74 A modified score function estimator for multinomial logistic regression in small samples***by*Bull, Shelley B. & Mak, Carmen & Greenwood, Celia M. T.**75-95 Efficient nonparametric estimation of a distribution function***by*Modarres, Reza**97-105 Best linear invariant estimators using ranked set sampling procedure: comparative study***by*Raqab, Mohammad Z. & Kouider, Elies & Al-Shboul, Qasim M.

### February 2002, Volume 38, Issue 4

**365-366 Preface***by*Barra, Simone & Ciaccio, Agostino Di**367-378 Stochastic gradient boosting***by*Friedman, Jerome H.**379-392 Looking for lumps: boosting and bagging for density estimation***by*Ridgeway, Greg**393-406 Effect of pruning and early stopping on performance of a boosting ensemble***by*Drucker, Harris**407-420 Improving nonparametric regression methods by bagging and boosting***by*Borra, Simone & Di Ciaccio, Agostino