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### 1998, Volume 27, Issue 1

**27-31 Weighing experiments with n [identical to] 2 (mod 4) observations***by*Koukouvinos, Christos**33-46 Analysis of structural equation models with censored or truncated data via EM algorithm***by*Tang, Man-Lai & Lee, Sik-Yum**47-60 A comparison between rosenblatt's estimator and parametric density estimators for determining test limits***by*Albers, W. & Kallenberg, W. C. M. & Otten, G. D.**61-81 A comparison of techniques of estimation in long-memory processes***by*Bisaglia, Luisa & Guegan, Dominique**83-97 An experimental comparison of gradient methods in econometric duration analysis***by*Carling, Kenneth & Soderberg, Hans**99-112 Statistical inference for geometric processes with lognormal distribution***by*Lam Yeh & So Kuen Chan**113-112 Erratum to "Maximum likelihood parameter estimation in the three-parameter gamma distribution" : [Computational Statistics & Data Analysis 20, 343-354 (1995)]***by*Hirose, H.

### 1998, Volume 26, Issue 4

**393-410 Maximum likelihood restoration and choice of smoothing parameter in deconvolution of image data subject to Poisson noise***by*Hudson, H. Malcolm & Lee, Thomas C. M.**411-424 Ordinal principal component analysis theory and an application***by*Korhonen, Pekka & Siljamaki, Aapo**425-436 A quantitative method for identifying active contrasts in unreplicated factorial designs based on the half-normal plot***by*Lawson, John & Grimshaw, Scott & Burt, Jason**437-443 Diagnostic check for monotone spread***by*McLeod, A. Ian**445-460 An alternative way to compute Fourier amplitude sensitivity test (FAST)***by*Saltelli, Andrea & Bolado, Ricardo**461-484 Multiple comparison procedures with the average for exponential location parameters***by*Wu, Shu-Fei & Chen, Hubert J.**491-492 COMPSTAT'98 registration form (please print in a fixed-width font)***by*Lane, Peter**494-495 Current IASC officers IASC executives 1997-1999***by*Hudson, Malcolm

### 1998, Volume 26, Issue 3

**259-277 Bootstrap confidence intervals for tail indices***by*Caers, Jef & Beirlant, Jan & Vynckier, Petra**279-302 Modeling publication bias using weighted distributions in a Bayesian framework***by*Larose, Daniel T. & Dey, Dipak K.**303-311 A supremum version of logrank test for detecting late occurring survival differences***by*Lee, Jae Won & Sather, Harland N.**313-326 Multiple outliers detection through reweighted least deviances***by*Luceno, Alberto**327-349 Misspecifying the likelihood for clustered binary data***by*Molenberghs, Geert & Declerck, Lieven & Aerts, Marc**351-371 A simulation program for adaptive two stage designs***by*Bauer, M. & Bauer, P. & Budde, M.**375-377 On the accuracy of statistical distributions in Microsoft Excel 97***by*Knusel, Leo**377-378 Time Series Analysis -- Nonstationary and noninvertible distribution theory : Katsuo Tanaka (1996): New York: Wiley, ISBN 0-471-14191-7, x + 623 pages, $ 70.00***by*Kramer, Walter**378-379 Methods and Applications of Linear Models -- Regression and the Analysis of Variance : Ronald R. Hocking (1996): Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics, ISBN 0-471-59282-X, pp. 731, [pound sign] 55.00***by*Trenkler, Gotz**379-379 Information : Call for Papers 10th International Conference on Scienctific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM) Capri, Italy -- July 1-3, 1998***by*Galway, Lionel

### 1997, Volume 26, Issue 2

**117-132 Computing the exact distribution of the extremes of sums of consecutive spacings***by*Huffer, Fred W. & Chien-Tai Lin**133-148 Some simple methods for generating correlated categorical variates***by*Lee, A. J.**149-161 Quadrature methods for computing distributions***by*Routledge, Rick & Tsao, Min**163-176 Smoothed bootstrap confidence intervals with discrete data***by*Guerra, Rudy & Polansky, Alan M. & Schucany, William R.**177-198 Improving parameter tests in covariance structure analysis***by*Yuan, Ke-Hai & Bentler, Peter M.**199-218 A combined adaptive-mixtures/plug-in estimator of multivariate probability densities***by*Cwik, J. & Koronacki, J.**219-233 Design and analysis for a two-level factorial experiment in the presence of variance heterogeneity***by*Mays, Darcy P. & Myers, Raymond H.**235-233 Erratum***by*Martin Andres, A. & Silva Mato, A.**239-250 A SASR macro for the multivariate extension of the Kruskal-Wallis test including multiple comparisons: Randomization and [varkappa]2 criteria***by*May, Warren L. & Johnson, William D.

### 1997, Volume 26, Issue 1

**1-15 Sparse matrix tools for Gaussian models on lattices***by*Smith, S. P.**17-37 Integrating robust clustering techniques in S-PLUS***by*Struyf, Anja & Hubert, Mia & Rousseeuw, Peter J.**39-52 Leverage, residual, and interaction diagnostics for subsets of cases in least squares regression***by*Barrett, Bruce E. & Gray, J. Brian**53-69 The size and power of the exact bivariate symmetry test***by*Hilton, Joan F. & Gee, Lauren**71-82 Multivariate regression splines***by*Chen, Lin-An**83-99 The permutation distribution of the Friedman test***by*Rohmel, Joachim**101-99 Erratum***by*McCulloch, J. Huston & Panton, Don B.**105-99 Satellite meeting on industrial statistics: Aims and computational aspects August 16-17, 1997, Athens, Greece***by*Antoch, Jaromir**107-106 Probability -- A survey of the mathematical theory : John W. Lamperti (1996): 2nd ed. New York: Wiley, ISBN 0-471-15407-5, pp. 189, [pound sign] 32.50***by*Ugarte, M. Dolores**108-109 Ordinal and symbolic data analysis : E. Diday, Y. Lechevallier, O. Opitz (eds.) (1996): Springer, ISBN 3-540-61081-2; pp. 372, DM 135.00***by*Lenz, Hans-Joachim**107-108 Probability and statistical inference : Robert Bartoszynski and Magdalena Niewiadomska-Bugaj (1996): Wiley, New York, pp. 826, ISBN 0-471-31073-5, [pound sign] 50.00***by*Ugarte, M. Dolores**105-106 ISI satellite conference on industrial statistics: Aims and computational aspects, Athens, Greece, 16-17 August 1997***by*Salmaso, Luigi

### 1997, Volume 25, Issue 4

**377-398 Length modified ridge regression***by*Aldrin, Magne**399-415 Estimating the square root of a density via compactly supported wavelets***by*Pinheiro, Aluisio & Vidakovic, Brani**417-439 Nonlinear and nonnormal filters using Monte Carlo methods***by*Tanizaki, Hisashi**441-452 An adaptive test against ordered alternatives***by*Beier, F. & Buning, H.**453-464 Stayers in mixed Markov renewal models***by*Oskrochi, G. R. & Davies, R. B.**465-490 Two Taylor-series approximation methods for nonlinear mixed models***by*Wolfinger, Russell D. & Xihong Lin**493-494 Methodological Knowledge: Notation and Implementation in Expert Systems : H. J. Ader (1995): Universiteit van Amsterdam, ISBN 909009022-3, pp. 227***by*Lenz, Hans-Joachim**494-494 Programmer's Guide to Fortran 90, 3rd ed. : Walter S. Brainerd, Jeanne C. Adams, Charles H. Goldberg (1995): Springer, ISBN 0-387-94570-9, pp. 460, DM 58.00***by*Lenz, Hans-Joachim**495-495 Report on ERC Activities for the use of money***by*Antoch, Jaromir**494-495 ERS of IASC call for nominations***by*Falguerolles, Antonie de

### 1997, Volume 25, Issue 3

**251-272 Maximum trimmed likelihood estimators: a unified approach, examples, and algorithms***by*Hadi, Ali S. & Luceno, Alberto**273-285 An efficient algorithm for the exact test on unordered 2 x J contingency tables with equal column sums***by*Shao, Xuesi M.**287-304 Methodology for nonparametric regression from independent sources***by*Gerard, Patrick D. & Schucany, William R.**305-320 Locating a maximum using isotonic regression***by*Turner, T. R. & Wollan, P. C.**321-336 A review and a synthesis of the fast Fourier transform algorithms for exact analysis of discrete data***by*Hirji, Karim F.**337-360 An application of mathematical programming to sample allocation***by*Valliant, Richard & Gentle, James E.**363-369 Binning of kernel-based projection pursuit indices in XGobi***by*Klinke, Sigbert & Cook, Dianne

### 1997, Volume 25, Issue 2

**125-141 An easy way to increase the finite-sample efficiency of the resampled minimum volume ellipsoid estimator***by*Croux, Christophe & Haesbroeck, Gentiane**143-157 On restricted hypotheses in extreme value regression models***by*Paula, Gilberto A. & Rojas, Oscar V.**159-166 A comparison of local constant and local linear regression quantile estimators***by*Yu, Keming & Jones, M. C.**167-179 A Monte Carlo study of Type I error rates for the two-sample Behrens-Fisher problem with and without rank transformation***by*Bradstreet, Thomas E.**181-206 T-distribution modeling using the available statistical software***by*Jamshidian, Mortaza**207-216 A possible way out of the pitfall of acceptance sampling by variables: Treating variances as unknown***by*Seidel, Wilfried**217-233 Multiple testing and simultaneous confidence intervals: calculation of constants***by*Somerville, Paul N.**237-239 A note on the proper use of the RAN1 random number generator***by*Baker, Frank B.**240-241 Practical handbook of spatial statistics : Arlinghaus, Sandra Lach (1996): CRC Press, ISBN: 0-8493-0132-7, pp. 336, $ 49.95***by*Tilke, Clemens**241-243 Multiple Comparisons Theory and Methods : Hsu, Jason C. (1996): London: Chapman & Hall, pp. 277, ISBN 0-412-98281-1, [pound sign] 35.00***by*Pigeot-Kubler, Iris**243-243 Handbook of Matrices : Lutkepohl, H. (1996): New York: John wiley & Sons, xvi + 304 pp., ISBN 0-471-96688-6; [pound sign] 50.00***by*Trenkler, Gotz**244-244 Introduction to Disjunctive Kriging and Non-Linear Geostatistics : Rivoirard, Jacques (1994): Clarendon Press, 182p., ISBN: 0-19-874180-4, Hardcover [pound sign] 27,50***by*Tilke, Clemens**243-244 VARIOWIN - Software for Spatial Data Analysis in 2D : Pannatier, Yvan (1996): Springer Verlag, 91p., ISBN: 0-387-94679-9, Hardcover DM 78.00***by*Tilke, Clemens

### 1997, Volume 25, Issue 1

**1-15 On the computation and efficiency of a HBP-GM estimator some simulation results***by*Hinloopen, Jeroen & Wagenvoort, Rien**17-24 AR parameter estimation by a feedback neural network***by*Tian, Jilei & Juhola, Martti & Gronfors, Tapio**25-42 Robust multiple confidence intervals for contrasts***by*Bachmaier, Martin & Precht, Manfred**43-53 A resampling method for regression models with serially correlated errors***by*Christoffersson, Jan**55-65 Confirmation of multiple outliers in generalized linear and nonlinear regressions***by*Lee, Andy H. & Fung, Wing K.**67-90 Prediction and classification when the diagnostic classes are related***by*Lesaffre, Emmanuel & Molenberghs, Geert & Scheys, Ilse**91-106 Modified maximum likelihood predictors of future order statistics from normal samples***by*Raqab, Mohammad Z.**109-106 Rapid communications section***by*Koch, Armin & Hormann, Allmut.**112-112 The 2nd world conference of the IASC from the point of view of a student (February 19 to 22, 1997, Pasadena, CA, Doubletree Hotel)***by*Grassmann, Janet**113-114 IASC 2nd world congress, Pasadena, USA, February 19-22, 1997***by*Hudson, Malcolm**109-112 Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Computational statistics and data analysis: IASC 2nd world conference, Pasadena, USA, February 16-21, 1997***by*Fouladi, Rachel Tanya

### 1997, Volume 24, Issue 4

**379-386 P-values from permutation and F-tests***by*Routledge, R. D.**387-400 A useful reparameterization for the reliability in the Weibull case***by*Achcar, Jorge Alberto & Fogo, JoseCarlos**401-409 Bayesian approximations in randomized response model***by*Migon, Helio S. & Tachibana, Vilma M.**411-416 A statistical information theory approach to compare the homogeneity of several variances***by*Pardo, J. A. & Pardo, M. C. & Vicente, M. L. & Esteban, M. D.**417-432 Log-linear models for a binary response with nonignorable nonresponse***by*Park, Taesung & Brown, Morton B.**433-441 Generalization of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test***by*Reschenhofer, Erhard**443-454 Symbolic operators for multiple sums***by*Bellhouse, David R. & Philips, Robert & Stafford, James E.**455-466 The historical development of the linear minimax absolute residual estimation procedure 1786-1960***by*Farebrother, Richard William**467-482 Bayesian estimation of effective half-life in dosimetric applications***by*Hermanska, Jindriska & Karny, Miroslav**483-491 Local influence in maximum likelihood factor analysis***by*Jung, Kang-Mo & Kim, Myung Geun & Kim, Byung Chun**495-503 The utility of a consultation facility in a program for statistical computing***by*Popping, Roel**504-503 A handbook of statistical analyses using SAS : B. S. Everitt and G. Der (1996) London: Chapman & Hall, ISBN 0-412-71050-1, pp. 158, [pound sign] 19.99***by*Lenz, Hans J.**504-505 Robust statistical procedures, asymptotics and interrelations : Jana jureckova and pranab kumar sen (1996) New York: Wiley, pp. 466, ISBN 0-471-82221-3, [pound sign] 50.00***by*Militino, Ana Fernandez

### 1997, Volume 24, Issue 3

**255-270 Simultaneous non-parametric regressions of unbalanced longitudinal data***by*Besse, Philippe C. & Cardot, Herve & Ferraty, Frederic**271-281 Identification of outliers by means of L1 regression: Safe and unsafe configurations***by*Bradu, Dan**283-294 Detection of additive outliers in bilinear time series***by*Chen, Cathy W. S.**295-320 Penalized likelihood estimation and iterative Kalman smoothing for non-Gaussian dynamic regression models***by*Fahrmeir, Ludwig & Wagenpfeil, Stefan**321-336 The use of univariate Bayes regression models for spatial smoothing***by*Nishii, Ryuei & Yanagimoto, Takemi & Kusanobu, Saeko**337-356 Three-factor association models for three-way contingency tables***by*Siciliano, Roberta & Mooijaart, Ab**357-366 Reduction of asymmetry by rank-one matrices***by*ten Berge, Jos M. F.**372-372 Multivariate statistical analysis : Narayan C. Giri (1996): New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., xii + 378 pages, ISBN 0-8247-9338-2, US $ 135.00***by*Trenkler, Gotz**373-374 Robust statistics, data analysis, and computer intensive methods : Rieder, H. (Editor) (1996): New York: Springer, pp. 427, ISBN 0-387-94660-8, [pound sign] 33.50***by*Militino, Ana Fernandez**372-373 Genetic algorithms + data STRUCTURES = evolution programs : Zbigniew Michalewicz (1996): 3rd ed.. New York: Springer, pp. 387, ISBN 3-540-60676-9, 58,00 DM***by*Bousonville, Thomas

### 1997, Volume 24, Issue 2

**139-152 Maximum likelihood parameter estimation in the three-parameter log-normal distribution using the continuation method***by*Hirose, Hideo**153-167 Restricted polynomial regression***by*LeBlanc, Michael**169-178 Estimation of nonlinear time series with conditional heteroscedastic variances by iteratively weighted least squares***by*Mak, T. K. & Wong, H. & Li, W. K.**179-191 Approximate BLUEs of the parameters of the half logistic distribution based on fairly large doubly censored samples***by*Adatia, A.**193-215 Clustering by response: CBR***by*Hecker, Hartmut & Wubbelt, Peter**217-234 Clustering on trees***by*Maravalle, Maurizio & Simeone, Bruno & Naldini, Rosella**237-241 MAREG and WinMAREG A tool for marginal regression models***by*Kastner, Christian & Fieger, Andreas & Heumann, Christian**242-241 Participant's views of meeting : COMPSTAT '96 in Barcelona: Comments and Impressions***by*Giacalone, Massimiliano

### 1997, Volume 24, Issue 1

**1-8 The frequency polygon reconsidered***by*van Casteren, Pieter H. F. M.**9-27 The Weibull renewal function for moderate to large arguments***by*Constantine, A. G. & Robinson, N. I.**29-46 Some methods for generating both an NT-net and the uniform distribution on a Stiefel manifold and their applications***by*Kai-Tai Fang & Run-Ze Li**47-61 An evaluation of simple methods for the estimation of a common odds ratio in clusters with variable size***by*Ahn, Chul**63-77 Modified goodness-of-fit tests for the inverse Gaussian distribution***by*Gunes, Huseyin & Dietz, Dennis C. & Auclair, Paul F. & Moore, Albert H.**79-87 Maximum likelihood estimation of link function parameters***by*Kaiser, Mark S.**89-104 Nearly exact tests of conditional independence and marginal homogeneity for sparse contingency tables***by*Kim, Donguk & Agresti, Alan

### 1997, Volume 23, Issue 4

**443-451 An O(n log n) algorithm for the generalized birthday problem***by*Hwang, Frank K. & Wright, Paul E.**453-465 Numerical aspects of a likelihood ratio test statistic for cointegrating rank***by*Jacobson, Tor & Larsson, Rolf**467-476 A new approach to estimate correlation coefficients in the presence of censoring and proportional hazards***by*Schemper, Michael & Kaider, Alexandra**477-489 Interval estimation of scale parameters following a pre-test for two exponential distributions***by*Chiou, Paul**491-507 Testing goodness-of-fit for nonlinear regression models with heterogeneous variances***by*Caouder, Nathalie & Huet, Sylvie**509-524 Quantile regression with censored data using generalized L1 minimization***by*Lindgren, Anna**525-540 A comparative study of some robust methods for coefficient-estimation in linear regression***by*Meintanis, S. G. & Donatos, G. S.**541-556 The effect of misspecifying the random-effects distribution in linear mixed models for longitudinal data***by*Verbeke, Geert & Lesaffre, Emmanuel**559-561 The referee system: get involved***by*Naeve, Peter**562-563 The SSN and the referee system***by*Hormann, Allmut**564-563 COMPSTAT '96 in Barcelona: The triangel Computers - Statistics - Education***by*Tiit, Ene-Margit**565-563 The Elements of Integration and Lebesgue Measure : Robert G. Bartle (1995) Wiley Classics Library Edition. New York: Wiley, pp. 179, [pound sign] 20.50, ISBN 0-471-04222-6***by*Trenkler, Gotz**565-566 A Guide to Chi-Squared Testing : Greenwood, P.E. and Nikulin, M.S. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,.pp. 280 +XII, ISBN 0-471-55779-X. AMS 1991 Classification: 62-02, 62F03, 62H15***by*Antoch, J.**565-563 An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis : Agresti, A. (1996) New York: Wiley & S Sons, ISBN 0-471-11338-7, XI + 290 pages, $ 90.00***by*Musiol, Gerald

### 1997, Volume 23, Issue 3

**307-320 Precise tabulation of the maximally-skewed stable distributions and densities***by*Huston McCulloch, J. & Panton, Don B.**321-334 A measure for total variability in multivariate normal distribution***by*Mustonen, Seppo**335-353 Measuring the stability of histogram appearance when the anchor position is changed***by*Simonoff, Jeffrey S. & Udina, Frederic**355-372 Generalization of the geometric mean functional relationship***by*Draper, Norman R. & Yang, Yonghong (Fred)**373-379 A simulation of the performance of Cp in model selection for logistic and Poisson regression***by*Jovanovic, B. D. & Hosmer, D. W.**381-388 A note on hypothesis testing in LAV multiple regression: a small sample comparison***by*Dielman, Terry E. & Rose, Elizabeth L.**389-402 New recursive methods for scan statistic probabilities***by*Karwe, Vatsala V. & Naus, Joseph I.**403-423 Regularization in discriminant analysis: an overview***by*Mkhadri, A. & Celeux, G. & Nasroallah, A.**429-423 The leading edge of statistical computing***by*Cameron, Murray

### 1996, Volume 23, Issue 2

**207-218 Analysis of zero-adjusted count data***by*Gupta, Pushpa L. & Gupta, Ramesh C. & Tripathi, Ram C.**219-227 Estimating the joint distribution of repeated binary responses: Some small sample results***by*Lipsitz, Stuart R. & Fitzmaurice, Garrett M. & Sleeper, Lynn & Zhao, L. P.**229-238 Eigenprojections and the equality of latent roots of a correlation matrix***by*Schott, James R.**239-256 Sensitivity analysis of structural equation models with equality functional constraints***by*Shu-Jia Wang & Sik-Yum Lee**257-262 Sensitivity analysis of upper confidence bounds on the range of treatment effects***by*Chen, Victoria C. P. & Hayter, Anthony J.**263-291 Computer simulation of randomized cancer screening trials to compare methods of estimating lead time and benefit time***by*Kafadar, Karen & Prorok, Philip C.

### 1996, Volume 23, Issue 1

**1-1 Preface***by*Rasson, J. -P. & Rousseeuw, P. J.**3-4 Introduction: Classification, probability and statistics***by*Hartigan, J. A.**5-28 Probabilistic models in cluster analysis***by*Bock, Hans H.**29-43 Approximate single linkage cluster analysis of large data sets in high-dimensional spaces***by*Eddy, William F. & Mockus, Audris & Oue, Shingo**45-63 Identification analysis in directional statistics***by*El Khattabi, Sana & Streit, Franz**65-81 Comparison of the mixture and the classification maximum likelihood in cluster analysis with binary data***by*Govaert, G. & Nadif, M.**83-96 On the number of clusters***by*Hardy, Andre**97-103 Recognition***by*Hartigan, J. A.**105-123 Geometrical tools in classification***by*Rasson, J. P. & Granville, V.**125-133 A discriminant analysis algorithm for the inside/outside problem***by*Remon, M.**135-151 Fuzzy clustering using scatter matrices***by*Rousseeuw, P. J. & Kaufman, L. & Trauwaert, E.**153-168 Computing depth contours of bivariate point clouds***by*Ruts, Ida & Rousseeuw, Peter J.**169-188 Combinatorial structures and structures for classification***by*Van Cutsem, Bernard**191-193 Computational statistics or statistical computing, is that the question?***by*Lauro, Carlo**194-195 Welcome to COMPSTAT'96***by*Prat, Albert**196-195 Statement of the Incoming President of the ERS of the IASC***by*de Falguerolles, Antoine**197-195 Where is the future of computational statistics?***by*Antoch, Jaromir**198-195 More exchange of ideas needed***by*Cameron, Murray**200-201 Introduction to statistical time series : Wayne A. Fuller (1996): (2nd edition). Wiley, ISBN 0-471-55239-9, pp. 736, [pound sign] 55.00***by*Kramer, Walter**201-202 A Casebook for a first course in statistics and data analysis. : S. Chatterjee, M.S. Handcock and J.S. Simon-off (1995): Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-11030-2, [pound sign] 19.95, pp. 314***by*Hassler, Uwe**200-201 The analysis of time-series : C. Chattfield (1996): An introduction, 5th ed. Chapman & Hall, ISBN 0-412-71640-2, pp. 283, [pound sign] 18.99***by*Kramer, Walter

### 1996, Volume 22, Issue 6

**573-582 Iterative refinement of the singular-value decomposition solution to the regression equations***by*Henshall, J. M. & Smith, D. M.**583-597 Biplot display for diagnostic in a two-level regression model for growth curve analysis***by*Ojeda, M. M. & Juarez-Cerrillo, S. F.**599-617 Adaptive orthogonal series density estimation for small samples***by*Efromovich, Sam**619-631 Multiresponse spline regression***by*Soo, Yuh-Wen & Bates, Douglas M.**633-651 Genetic algorithms and their statistical applications: an introduction***by*Chatterjee, Sangit & Laudato, Matthew & Lynch, Lucy A.**655-651 Biplots : J. C. Gower and D. J. Hand (1996) London: Chapman & Hall, ISBN 0-412-71630-5, [pound sign] 32.00, pp. 277***by*Handl, Andreas**655-651 Erratum***by*Trenkler, Gotz

### 1996, Volume 22, Issue 5

**461-469 Model selection in linear regression***by*Kundu, Debasis & Murali, G.**471-479 Weighted estimates of interlaboratory consensus values***by*Piepho, Hans-Peter**481-504 Finding multiple abrupt change points***by*Venter, J. H. & Steel, S. J.**505-525 Classification using splines***by*Bose, Smarajit**527-535 Testing for independence in a competing risks model***by*Carling, Kenneth**537-557 Random effects in ordinal regression models***by*Tutz, Gerhard & Hennevogl, Wolfgang**561-567 More agreeable software***by*Popping, Roel**568-567 Design and analysis of experiments for statistical selection, screening and multiple comparisons : Robert E. Bechhofer, Thomas J. Santner, David M. Goldsman (1995): John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ISBN 0-471-57427-9, [pound sign] 45.00, pp. 325***by*Horn, Manfred**569-569 Linear statistical models : J.H. Stapleton (1995): John Wiley, New York, ISBN 0-471-57150-4 [pound sign] 50.00, pp xiii + 449***by*Trenkler, Gotz**568-569 Continuous univariate distributions : N.L. Johnson, S. Kotz & N. Balakrishnan (1995): Vol. 2, 2nd Edition. John Wiley, New York, ISBN: [pound sign] 70.00, pp xix + 719***by*Trenkler, Gotz

### 1996, Volume 22, Issue 4

**345-350 On the computation of the distribution of the square of the sample multiple correlation coefficient***by*Ding, Cherng G.**351-361 Adaptive thresholding of wavelet coefficients***by*Abramovich, Felix & Benjamini, Yoav**363-372 Rank tests for two change points***by*Aly, Emad-Eldin A. A. & BuHamra, Sana S.**373-393 Life testing for multi-component systems with incomplete information on the cause of failure: a study on some inspection strategies***by*Gupta, Shanti S. & Gastaldi, Tommaso**395-407 Quantile plots of the prediction variance for response surface designs***by*Khuri, AndreI. & Kim, Hyuk Joo & Um, Yonghwan**409-423 Comparison study of AR models of the Canadian lynx data: A close look at BDS statistic***by*Lai, Dejian**425-446 Partially parametric techniques for multiple imputation***by*Schenker, Nathaniel & Taylor, Jeremy M. G.**449-452 Significance tests and confidence intervals for coefficients of variation***by*Reh, Wolfgang & Scheffler, Bernard