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### 2001, Volume 37, Issue 3

**373-393 Interpreting neural-network results: a simulation study***by*Intrator, Orna & Intrator, Nathan

### 2001, Volume 37, Issue 2

**135-150 Robust Q-mode principal component analysis in L1***by*Choulakian, V.**151-170 Bayesian estimation of state-space models using the Metropolis-Hastings algorithm within Gibbs sampling***by*Geweke, John & Tanizaki, Hisashi**171-180 On the extended log-rank estimating function for the censored regression model***by*Hummer, Amanda & Yang, Song**181-193 An algorithm for maximizing Kendall's [tau]***by*Kowalczyk, T. & Niewiadomska-Bugaj, M.**195-208 Testing the equality of distributions of random vectors with categorical components***by*Nettleton, Dan & Banerjee, T.**209-217 Local linear regression for estimating time series data***by*Nottingham, Quinton J. & Cook, Deborah F.**219-232 A note on change point estimation in dose-response trials***by*Friede, T. & Miller, F. & Bischoff, W. & Kieser, M.**233-247 Testing for one-sided group effects in repeated measures study***by*Shin, Dong Wan & Park, Chul Gyu & Park, Taesung**249-260 Variable selection in discriminant analysis: measuring the influence of individual cases***by*Steel, S. J. & Louw, N.

### 2001, Volume 37, Issue 1

**1-12 Genetic algorithms for the identification of additive and innovation outliers in time series***by*Baragona, Roberto & Battaglia, Francesco & Calzini, Claudio**13-31 A generalization of some classical time series tools***by*Nielsen, Henrik Aa. & Madsen, Henrik**33-47 Exact simultaneous confidence intervals for multiple comparisons with the mean***by*Soong, W. C.**49-64 Factorial k-means analysis for two-way data***by*Vichi, Maurizio & Kiers, Henk A. L.**65-75 Measuring overlap in binary regression***by*Christmann, Andreas & Rousseeuw, Peter J.**77-92 A statistical method for tuning a computer code to a data base***by*Cox, Dennis D. & Park, Jeong-Soo & Singer, Clifford E.**93-113 Influence analysis to assess sensitivity of the dropout process***by*Molenberghs, Geert & Verbeke, Geert & Thijs, Herbert & Lesaffre, Emmanuel & Kenward, Michael G.

### 2001, Volume 36, Issue 4

**425-439 New algorithms for computing the least trimmed squares regression estimator***by*Agullo, Jose**441-459 Cluster analysis: a further approach based on density estimation***by*Cuevas, Antonio & Febrero, Manuel & Fraiman, Ricardo**461-473 Bayesian model determination for binary-time-series data with applications***by*Liu, Shu-Ing**475-495 Wald one-sided test using generalized estimating equations approach***by*Neto, Jose Cardoso & Paula, Gilberto A.**497-510 Relative density estimation and local bandwidth selection for censored data***by*Cao, Ricardo & Janssen, Paul & Veraverbeke, Noel**511-523 LAD estimation with random coefficient autocorrelated errors***by*Furno, Marilena**525-537 Interval estimation of the ED50 when a logistic dose-response curve is incorrectly assumed***by*Huang, Yangxin

### 2001, Volume 36, Issue 3

**279-298 Bandwidth selection for kernel conditional density estimation***by*Bashtannyk, David M. & Hyndman, Rob J.**299-310 Weibull distributions when the shape parameter is defined***by*Bowman, K. O. & Shenton, L. R.**311-317 Low-dose extrapolation using the power family of response functions***by*Devidas, Meenakshi & Olusegun George, E.**319-332 Analysing longitudinal data via nonlinear models in randomized block designs***by*Ogliari, Paulo J. & Andrade, Dalton F.**333-349 Bandwidth selection for the smoothed bootstrap percentile method***by*Polansky, Alan M.**351-382 A Comparative analysis of multiple outlier detection procedures in the linear regression model***by*Wisnowski, James W. & Montgomery, Douglas C. & Simpson, James R.**383-401 Bootstrap tests for misspecified models, with application to clustered binary data***by*Aerts, Marc & Claeskens, Gerda**403-409 Model check by kernel methods under weak moment conditions***by*Ahmad, Ibrahim & Chen, Xiaohong & Li, Qi

### 2001, Volume 36, Issue 2

**145-161 An efficient algorithm for constructing [Gamma]-minimax tests for finite parameter spaces***by*Fandom Noubiap, Roger & Seidel, Wilfried**163-177 A review and computer code for assessing the structural dimension of a regression model: uncorrelated 2D views***by*Scrucca, Luca**179-207 Selecting sub-set autoregressions from outlier contaminated data***by*H. Glendinning, Richard**209-225 Supervised classification with structured class definitions***by*J. Hand, David & Gui Li, Hua & M. Adams, Niall**227-242 On the bootstrap in misspecified regression models***by*Velilla, Santiago**243-242 Erratum to "A nonparametric measure of the overlapping coefficient"[Comput. Statist. Data Anal. 34 (2000) 51-61]***by*Clemons, T. E.**245-256 Estimating the number of signals of the damped exponential models***by*Kundu, Debasis & Mitra, Amit

### 2001, Volume 36, Issue 1

**1-13 An exact iterated bootstrap algorithm for small-sample bias reduction***by*Y.F. Chan, Kenny & M.S. Lee, Stephen**15-30 Visualization of a set of parameters characterized by their correlation matrix***by*Dzemyda, Gintautas**31-46 A robust analysis for unreplicated factorial experiments***by*Aboukalam, M. A. F. & Al-Shiha, A. A.**47-67 The fit of graphical displays to patterns of expectations***by*Heo, Moonseong & Ruben Gabriel, K.**69-84 Bayesian unmasking in linear models***by*Justel, Ana & Pena, Daniel**85-105 Gibbs point processes for studying the development of spatial-temporal stochastic processes***by*Renshaw, Eric & Sarkka, Aila**107-118 Developments of the Markov chain approach within the distribution theory of runs***by*Bartolucci, F.**119-127 The largest nonidentifiable outlier: a comparison of multivariate simultaneous outlier identification rules***by*Becker, Claudia & Gather, Ursula

### 2001, Volume 35, Issue 4

**395-415 A Monte Carlo Newton-Raphson procedure for maximizing complex likelihoods on pedigree data***by*Gauderman, W. James & Navidi, William**417-428 A generalization of principal component analysis to K sets of variables***by*Casin, Ph.**429-449 Describing heterogeneous effects in stratified ordinal contingency tables, with application to multi-center clinical trials***by*Hartzel, Jonathan & Liu, I-Ming & Agresti, Alan**451-461 A cautionary note on segmenting a cyclical covariate by minimum P-value search***by*Heinzl, Harald & Tempfer, Clemens**463-473 A projection pursuit approach to variable selection***by*Montanari, Angela & Lizzani, Laura**475-485 Importance sampling for spatial scan analysis: computing scan statistic p-values for marked point processes***by*Priebe, Carey E. & Naiman, Daniel Q. & Cope, Leslie M.**487-500 Estimation of the conditional distribution in regression with censored data: a comparative study***by*Keilegom, Ingrid Van & Akritas, Michael G. & Veraverbeke, Noel

### 2001, Volume 35, Issue 3

**253-264 An algorithm for nonmetric discriminant analysis***by*Choulakian, V. & Almhana, J.**265-281 A simple and fast alternative to the EM algorithm for incomplete categorical data and latent class models***by*Galecki, Andrzej T. & Have, Thomas R. Ten & Molenberghs, Geert**283-299 Maximum likelihood computations for regression with measurement error***by*Higdon, Roger & Schafer, Daniel W.**301-319 Fast maximum likelihood estimation of very large spatial autoregressive models: a characteristic polynomial approach***by*Smirnov, Oleg & Anselin, Luc**321-333 Fitting log-F models robustly, with an application to the analysis of extreme values***by*Dupuis, D. J.**335-350 An adaptive permutation test procedure for several common tests of significance***by*O'Gorman, Thomas W.**351-372 Polarity-free automatic classification of chromosomes***by*Ritter, Gunter & Pesch, Christoph

### 2000, Volume 35, Issue 2

**119-135 Efficient implementation and benchmark of interior point methods for the polynomial L1 fitting problem***by*Oliveira, Aurelio R. L. & Nascimento, Mario A. & Lyra, Christiano**137-154 Some approximations to the multivariate hypergeometric distribution with applications to hypothesis testing***by*Childs, Aaron & Balakrishnan, N.**155-169 A regression model selection criterion based on bootstrap bumping for use with resistant fitting***by*Neath, Andrew A. & Cavanaugh, Joseph E.**171-199 Some multiple comparison procedures for variances from non-normal populations***by*Thorpe, David P. & Holland, Burt**201-210 Interval estimation for the ratio in means of log-normally distributed medical costs with zero values***by*Zhou, Xiao-Hua & Tu, Wanzhu**211-231 Resampling for checking linear regression models via non-parametric regression estimation***by*Fernandez, J. M. Vilar & Manteiga, W. Gonzalez

### 2000, Volume 35, Issue 1

**1-10 Continuous measure of significant linear dimensionality of a waveform set***by*Shimansky, Yury P.**11-42 Dynamic hierarchical models: an extension to matrix-variate observations***by*Landim, Flavia & Gamerman, Dani**43-65 Alternating kernel and mixture density estimates***by*Priebe, Carey E. & Marchette, David J.**67-82 On spline estimators and prediction intervals in nonparametric regression***by*Doksum, Kjell & Koo, Ja-Yong**83-91 Applications of bootstrap methods for categorical data analysis***by*Jhun, Myoungshic & Jeong, Hyeong-Chul

### 2000, Volume 34, Issue 4

**387-413 Importance sampling in Bayesian networks using probability trees***by*Salmeron, Antonio & Cano, Andres & Moral, Serafin**415-426 High-dimensional computation of the deepest location***by*Struyf, Anja & Rousseeuw, Peter J.**427-440 A least-squares approach to fuzzy linear regression analysis***by*D'Urso, Pierpaolo & Gastaldi, Tommaso**441-459 On estimation of the Poisson parameter in zero-modified Poisson models***by*Dietz, Ekkehart & Bohning, Dankmar**461-472 Adjustments for R2-measures for Poisson regression models***by*Mittlbock, M. & Waldhor, T.**473-493 Bayesian neural networks with confidence estimations applied to data mining***by*Orre, R. & Lansner, A. & Bate, A. & Lindquist, M.**495-511 Bias correction of OLSE in the regression model with lagged dependent variables***by*Tanizaki, Hisashi**547-548 Index***by*Unknown

### 2000, Volume 34, Issue 3

**279-298 BACON: blocked adaptive computationally efficient outlier nominators***by*Billor, Nedret & Hadi, Ali S. & Velleman, Paul F.**299-314 Bayesian prediction of clipped Gaussian random fields***by*Oliveira, Victor De**315-334 A comparison of unconditional and conditional solutions to the maximum likelihood estimation of a change-point***by*Jandhyala, Venkata K. & Fotopoulos, Stergios B. & Evaggelopoulos, Nicholas E.**335-343 Asymptotic conditional test procedures for relative difference under inverse sampling***by*Lui, Kung-Jong**345-356 Estimating the ratio of two Poisson rates***by*Price, Robert M. & Bonett, Douglas G.**357-369 Using a one-parameter model to sequentially estimate the root of a regression function***by*Shen, Larry Z. & O'Quigley, John**371-386 Combining non-parametric models with logistic regression: an application to motor vehicle injury data***by*Kuhnert, Petra M. & Do, Kim-Anh & McClure, Rod

### 2000, Volume 34, Issue 2

**121-137 Confidence interval estimation of overlap: equal means case***by*Mulekar, Madhuri S. & Mishra, Satya N.**139-164 Consequences of misspecifying assumptions in nonlinear mixed effects models***by*Hartford, Alan & Davidian, Marie**165-191 Noisy replication in skewed binary classification***by*Lee, Sauchi Stephen**193-217 Asymmetric confidence bands for simple linear regression over bounded intervals***by*Piegorsch, Walter W. & West, R. Webster & Al-Saidy, Obaid M. & Bradley, Kelly D.**219-241 A new nonparametric method for variance estimation and confidence interval construction for Spearman's rank correlation***by*Borkowf, Craig B.**243-257 Comparison of the performance of neural network methods and Cox regression for censored survival data***by*Xiang, Anny & Lapuerta, Pablo & Ryutov, Alex & Buckley, Jonathan & Azen, Stanley

### 2000, Volume 34, Issue 1

**1-15 Computing the cumulative distribution function of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistic***by*Drew, John H. & Glen, Andrew G. & Leemis, Lawrence M.**17-32 Calculations of level probabilities for normal random variables with unequal variances with applications to Bartholomew's test in unbalanced one-way models***by*Miwa, Tetsuhisa & Hayter, A. J. & Liu, Wei**33-50 A Monte Carlo EM method for estimating multinomial probit models***by*Natarajan, Ranjini & McCulloch, Charles E. & Kiefer, Nicholas M.**51-61 A nonparametric measure of the overlapping coefficient***by*Clemons, Traci E. & Jr., Edwin L. Bradley**63-66 A note on a proposed student t approximation***by*Gleason, John R.**67-89 On the diversity of estimates***by*Visek, Jan Amos**91-103 The effects of temporal aggregation on tests of linearity of a time series***by*Teles, Paulo & Wei, William W. S.

### 2000, Volume 33, Issue 4

**343-360 Computing the noncentral beta distribution with S-system***by*Chen, Z. Y. & Chou, Y. C.**361-380 On robust linear regression with incomplete data***by*Atkinson, A. C. & Cheng, Tsung-Chi**381-399 Robust Bayesian displays for standard inferences concerning a normal mean***by*Fan, Tsai-Hung & Berger, James O.**401-424 Hyper-EM for large recursive models of categorical variables***by*Kim, Sung-Ho**425-437 Feedforward neural networks for principal components extraction***by*Nicole, Sandro**439-455 A comparison of different methods for the estimation of regression models with correlated binary responses***by*Spiess, Martin & Hamerle, Alfred

### 2000, Volume 33, Issue 3

**237-247 Computationally efficient double bootstrap variance estimation***by*Karlsson, Sune & Lothgren, Mickael**249-258 Resistant outlier rules and the non-Gaussian case***by*Carling, Kenneth**259-275 Nonparametric conditional predictive regions for time series***by*Gooijer, Jan G. De & Gannoun, Ali**277-290 Stochastic algorithms in nonlinear regression***by*Krivy, Ivan & Tvrdik, Josef & Krpec, Radek**291-298 Identification of dispersion effects from unreplicated 2n-k fractional factorial designs***by*Liao, C. T.**299-313 Testing the significance of a common risk difference in meta-analysis***by*Sanchez-Meca, Julio & Marin-Martinez, Fulgencio**315-333 Semiparametric approaches to signal extraction problems in economic time series***by*Ferreira, Eva & Nunez-Anton, Vicente & Rodriguez-Poo, Juan

### 2000, Volume 33, Issue 2

**131-133 Comments on: D. Coleman, X. Dong, J. Hardin, D.M. Rocke, D.L. Woodruff Some computational issues in cluster analysis with no a priori metric, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis 31:1-12 (July 1999)***by*Fraley, C.**135-136 Author's Response: Comments on Some computational issue in cluster analysis with no a priori metric***by*Rocke, David M. & Woodruff, David L.**137-149 Exact D-optimal designs for weighted polynomial regression model***by*Chen, Ray-Bing & Huang, Mong-Na Lo**151-175 An ANOVA test for the equivalency of means under unequal variances***by*Chen, Shun-Yi & Chen, Hubert J. & Ding, Cherng G.**177-188 Rank-one and rank-two departures from symmetry***by*Gower, John C.**189-200 Parametric location-scale and scale trend tests based on Levene's transformation***by*Neuhauser, Markus & Hothorn, Ludwig A.**201-213 Two-stage multiple comparisons with the average for normal distributions under heteroscedasticity***by*Wu, Shu-Fei & Chen, Hubert J.

### 2000, Volume 33, Issue 1

**1-13 Estimation of parameters of the half-logistic distribution using generalized ranked set sampling***by*Adatia, A.**15-23 Exact likelihood ratio test of independence of binary responses within clusters***by*Kang, Seung-Ho & Park, Soo Min**25-43 An algorithm for arranging response surface designs in small blocks***by*Trinca, Luzia A. & Gilmour, Steven G.**45-57 An industrial example using one-way analysis of circular-linear data***by*Anderson-Cook, Christine M.**59-67 Goodness-of-fit tests for generalized logarithmic series distribution***by*Famoye, Felix**69-77 Distribution of controlled Lyapunov exponents: a statistical simulation study***by*Lai, Dejian & Chen, Guanrong**79-100 Diagnostic tools for random effects in the repeated measures growth curve model***by*Lindsey, P. J. & Lindsey, J. K.**101-110 Optimal covariance adjustment in growth curve models***by*Soler, Julia M. P. & Singer, Julio M.

### 2000, Volume 32, Issue 3-4

**239-243 On the eve of the 21st century: statistical science at a crossroads***by*Wegman, Edward J**245-258 Large data series: modeling the usual to identify the unusual***by*Downing, D.J & Fedorov, V.V & Lawkins, W.F & Morris, M.D & Ostrouchov, G**259-271 A new geometric approach to data analysis using the Minkowski polytope***by*Bonetti, Marco**273-283 Choosing the tree which actually best explains the data: another look at the bootstrap in phylogenetic reconstruction***by*Berry, V & Gascuel, O & Caraux, G**285-301 Multivariate data analysis and modeling through classification and regression trees***by*Siciliano, Roberta & Mola, Francesco**303-312 Using your eyes -- making statistics more visible with computers***by*Unwin, Antony**313-321 A new method of drawing probability densities***by*Shortle, John F. & Mendel, Max B.**323-335 Model fitting for sequences of images***by*Hudson, H.Malcolm & Walsh, Craig**337-347 A random effects individual difference multidimensional scaling model***by*Clarkson, Douglas B**349-360 Monte Carlo Markov chain methods and model selection in genetic epidemiology***by*Wijsman, Ellen M.**361-378 Computation of maximum entropy Dirichlet for modeling lifetime data***by*Mazzuchi, T.A & Soofi, E.S & Soyer, R**379-394 Asymmetric aggregation operator and its application to fuzzy clustering model***by*Sato-Ilic, Mika & Sato, Yoshiharu**395-410 Rotated canonical analysis onto a reference subspace***by*Balbi, S & Esposito, V**411-442 Multilevel homogeneity analysis with differential weighting***by*Michailidis, George & de Leeuw, Jan**443-454 Neural networks and statistical inference: seeking robust and efficient learning***by*Capobianco, Enrico**455-463 A new asymptotic distribution for Hollander's bivariate symmetry statistic***by*Hilton, Joan F.**465-483 Statistics and archaeology in Israel***by*Bentley, Jim & Schneider, Tammi J

### 1999, Volume 32, Issue 2

**119-134 Applications and algorithms for least trimmed sum of absolute deviations regression***by*Hawkins, Douglas M. & Olive, David**135-146 A test for proportional covariance matrices***by*Schott, James R.**147-159 Bayesian inference for nonhomogeneous Poisson processes in software reliability models assuming nonmonotonic intensity functions***by*Cid, Juan Esteban Ramirez & Achcar, Jorge Alberto**161-175 Selection in discriminant analysis with continuous and discrete variables***by*Daudin, J. J. & Bar-Hen, A.**177-195 Average run lengths and run length probability distributions for cuscore charts to control normal mean***by*Luceno, Alberto**197-218 R-mode and Q-mode influence analyses in statistical modelling: relationship between influence function approach and local influence approach***by*Tanaka, Yutaka & Zhang, Fanghong

### 1999, Volume 32, Issue 1

**1-17 An estimator of the mutual information based on a criterion for conditional independence***by*Darbellay, Georges A.**19-27 An algorithm for maximum likelihood estimation in the three parameter Burr XII distribution***by*Watkins, Alan J.**29-46 A unified approach to estimating population size for a births only model***by*Chen, Cathy W. S. & Lee, Shen-Ming & Hsieh, Ying-Hen & Ungchusak, Kumnuan**47-67 Statistical methods in criminal inference using DNA fingerprints***by*Lee, Hye-Seung & Lee, Jae Won**69-77 Estimation following group sequential tests with repeated measurements data***by*Lee, Jae Won & DeMets, David L.**79-100 The truncated mean of an asymmetric distribution***by*Marazzi, A. & Ruffieux, C.

### 1999, Volume 31, Issue 4

**377-396 A parallel solver for generalised additive models***by*Hegland, Markus & McIntosh, Ian & Turlach, Berwin A.**397-416 A program for sequential allocation of three Bernoulli populations***by*Hardwick, Janis & Oehmke, Robert & Stout, Quentin F.**417-439 A parallel implementation of the maximum likelihood method in positron emission tomography image reconstruction***by*Jones, H. & Mitra, G. & Parkinson, D. & Spinks, T.**441-456 Re-engineering statistical software for efficient parallel execution***by*Murphy, K. & Clint, M. & Perrott, R. H.**457-474 Parallel implementation of a multilevel modelling package***by*Bull, J. M. & Riley, G. D. & Rasbash, J. & Goldstein, H.**475-486 The optimal discretization of probability density functions***by*Christofides, A. & Tanyi, B. & Christofides, S. & Whobrey, D. & Christofides, N.

### 1999, Volume 31, Issue 3

**255-278 A general algorithm for obtaining simple structure of core arrays in N-way PCA with application to fluorometric data***by*Andersson, Claus A. & Henrion, Rene**279-293 An entropic approach to dimensionality reduction on discrete processes***by*del Moral, M. J. & Valderrama, M. J.**295-310 Block length selection in the bootstrap for time series***by*Buhlmann, Peter & Kunsch, Hans R.**311-321 Optimal unconditional test in 2x2 multinomial trials***by*Andres, Martin & Garcia, Tapia**323-339 Finite-sample performance of alternative estimators for autoregressive models in the presence of outliers***by*Meintanis, S. G. & Donatos, G. S.**341-353 Local influence in ridge regression***by*Shi, Lei & Wang, Xueren

### 1999, Volume 31, Issue 2

**131-145 Beta kernel estimators for density functions***by*Chen, Song Xi**147-158 An accurate, non-iterative approximation for studentized range quantiles***by*Gleason, John R.**159-186 Exact inference on stratified two-stage Markov chain models***by*Hirji, Karim F. & Johnson, Timothy D.**187-202 The threshold bootstrap and threshold jackknife***by*Park, Daesu & Willemain, Thomas R.**203-225 Bartlett corrections in cointegration testing***by*Jacobson, Tor & Larsson, Rolf**227-238 A comparison of a mixture likelihood method and the EM algorithm for an estimation problem in animal carcinogenicity studies***by*Moon, Hojin & Ahn, Hongshik & Kodell, Ralph L. & Pearce, Bruce A.

### 1999, Volume 31, Issue 1

**1-11 Some computational issues in cluster analysis with no a priori metric***by*Coleman, Dan & Dong, Xioapeng & Hardin, Johanna & Rocke, David M. & Woodruff, David L.**13-26 On computing the largest fraction of missing information for the EM algorithm and the worst linear function for data augmentation***by*Fraley, Chris**27-37 On the accuracy of statistical procedures in Microsoft Excel 97***by*McCullough, B. D. & Wilson, Berry**39-58 Cluster tests for geographical areas with binary data***by*Gebhardt, Friedrich**59-87 Bayesian ordinal and binary regression models with a parametric family of mixture links***by*Lang, Joseph B.**89-108 Monte Carlo Bayesian methods for quantitative traits***by*Lin, Shili

### 1999, Volume 30, Issue 4

**359-379 A least squares algorithm for a mixture model for compositional data***by*Mooijaart, Ab & van der Heijden, Peter G. M. & van der Ark, L. Andries**381-392 Displaying a clustering with CLUSPLOT***by*Pison, Greet & Struyf, Anja & Rousseeuw, Peter J.**393-401 A new test against an umbrella alternative and the associated simultaneous confidence intervals***by*Hayter, A. J. & Liu, W.**403-412 An exact Cochran-Armitage test for trend when dose-response shapes are a priori unknown***by*Neuhauser, Markus & Hothorn, Ludwig A.**413-427 One-sided tests in generalized linear dose-response models***by*Paula, Gilberto A.**429-441 The mean-shift outlier model in general weighted regression and its applications***by*Wei, Wen Hsiang & Fung, Wing Kam**443-455 Contextual classification in image analysis: an assessment of accuracy of ICM***by*Arbia, Giuseppe & Benedetti, Roberto & Espa, Giuseppe**457-469 Small-sample properties of some tests for unit root with data-based choice of the degree of augmentation***by*Oke, T. & Lyhagen, J.**477-478 Nonresponse in household interview surveys : Robert M. Groves and Mick P. Couper (1998): John Wiley, New York, 344 pp., US $ 51.00, ISBN 0-471-18245-1***by*Warschburger, Sabine**478-479 Analysis of incomplete multivariate data : J.L. Shafer (1997): Chapman & Hall, London, 430 pp., GB [pound sign] 39.00, ISBN 0-412-04061-1***by*Schlittgen, Rainer

### 1999, Volume 30, Issue 3

**253-270 An application of changepoint methods in studying the effect of age on survival in breast cancer***by*Contal, Cecile & O'Quigley, John**271-280 Estimation of the population spectrum with replicated time series***by*Hernandez-Flores, C. N. & Artiles-Romero, J. & Saavedra-Santana, P.**281-301 Applications of quasi-periodic oscillation models to seasonal small count time series***by*Higuchi, Tomoyuki**303-315 Operating characteristics of the standard phase I clinical trial design***by*Reiner, Ethan & Paoletti, Xavier & O'Quigley, John**317-341 Application of orthogonal arrays and MARS to inventory forecasting stochastic dynamic programs***by*Chen, Victoria C. P.

### 1999, Volume 30, Issue 2

**119-142 Goodness-of-fit analysis for multivariate normality based on generalized quantiles***by*Beirlant, J. & Mason, D. M. & Vynckier, C.**143-168 An assessment of finite sample performance of adaptive methods in density estimation***by*Farmen, Mark & Marron, J. S.**169-184 PRESS model selection in repeated measures data***by*Liu, Honghu & Weiss, Robert E. & Jennrich, Robert I. & Wenger, Neil S.**185-196 Two semi-parametric empirical Bayes estimators***by*Pan, Wei & Louis, Thomas A.