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### 1996, Volume 22, Issue 4

**453-454 Telegram***by*Simon, Julian L.

### 1996, Volume 22, Issue 3

**213-233 An integral transform approach to cross-variograms modeling***by*Rehman, Salim U. & Shapiro, A.**235-249 Rank-based comparisons of treatments with a control for repeated measures designs***by*Yuh-Ing Chen & Sheng-Shu Cheng & Hong-Long Wang**251-270 A method for simultaneous variable selection and outlier identification in linear regression***by*Hoeting, Jennifer & Raftery, Adrian E. & Madigan, David**271-285 On singular multivariate normal distribution and its applications***by*Kwong, Koon-Shing & Iglewicz, Boris**287-301 A comparison of tests of equality of variances***by*Lim, Tjen-Sien & Loh, Wei-Yin**303-322 Analysis of square tables with ordered categories***by*Poon, Wai-Yin & Hung, Hin-Yan**325-333 Meta-analysis macros for SAS***by*Kuss, Oliver & Koch, Armin**333-334 Signal processing with alpha-stable distributions and applications : C.L. Nikias and Min Shoa (1995): Wiley, ISBN 0-471-10647-x, [pound sign] 50.00, pp. 168***by*Kramer, Walter**334-335 Methods of multivariate analysis. Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics: Probability and mathematical statistics section : Alvin C. Rencher (1995): ISBN 0471-571-520, [pound sign] 58.00, xvi + 627 pp***by*Trenkler, Gotz**335-335 An introduction to computational statistics -- Regression analysis : Robert I. Jennrich (1995): prentice hall, ISBN 0-13-454810-8, [pound sign] 22.95, pp. 364***by*Kramer, Walter

### 1996, Volume 22, Issue 2

**99-118 An algorithm for quantile smoothing splines***by*Pin, T. Ng**119-135 A relative weighting method for estimating parameters and variances in multiple data sets***by*Bell, Bradley M. & Burke, James V. & Schumitzky, Alan**137-158 A bootstrap generalized likelihood ratio test in discriminant analysis***by*Gray, H. L. & Baek, J. & Woodward, W. A. & Miller, J. & Fisk, M.**159-175 Spatio-temporal prediction of snow water equivalent using the Kalman filter***by*Huang, Hsin-Cheng & Cressie, Noel**177-192 Effects of model misspecification in estimating covariate effects in survival analysis for small sample sizes***by*Li, Yi-Hwei & Klein, John P. & Moeschberger, M. L.**193-211 Data exploration with reflective adaptive models***by*Beyer, Uwe & Smieja, Frank

### 1996, Volume 22, Issue 1

**1-16 Accuracy of binned kernel functional approximations***by*Gonzalez-Manteiga, W. & Sanchez-Sellero, C. & Wand, M. P.**17-25 Exact calculations for the one-sided studentized range test for testing against a simple ordered alternative***by*Hayter, A. J. & Liu, W.**27-51 Discriminant analysis and density estimation on the finite d-dimensional grid***by*Granville, Vincent**53-70 Data dependent wavelet thresholding in nonparametric regression with change-point applications***by*Ogden, Todd & Parzen, Emanuel**71-87 Influential observation in the growth curve model with unstructured covariance matrix***by*Jian-Xin Pan & Kai-Tai Fang**89-98 Confidence intervals for the slope of a regression line when the error term has nonconstant variance***by*Wilcox, Rand R.

### 1996, Volume 21, Issue 6

**609-626 Optimal correction for continuity and conditions for validity in the unconditional chi-squared test***by*Andres, A. Martin & Mato, A. Silva**627-645 Error rates for classifying observations based on binary and continuous variables with covariates***by*Leung, Chi-Ying**647-660 Asymptotic theory for a two-step pseudo-linear Doppler-bearing tracker***by*Rosenqvist, Anders**661-682 Neural networks and logistic regression: Part I***by*Schumacher, Martin & Ro[ss]ner, Reinhard & Vach, Werner**683-701 Neural networks and logistic regression: Part II***by*Vach, Werner & Ro[ss]ner, Reinhard & Schumacher, Martin**705-710 DoPE: D-optimal planning & experimentation the tool for experimental design in research and development***by*Berding, Christoph & Kleider, Wilhelm & Gossl, Rudiger

### 1996, Volume 21, Issue 5

**487-499 Component extraction analysis of multivariate time series***by*Akman, Ibrahim & De Gooijer, Jan G.**501-531 Moderate projection pursuit regression for multivariate response data***by*Aldrin, Magne**533-546 An estimator of Gini Separation Index which is nearly median-unbiased***by*Ciok, Alicja**547-561 Characterization of lifetime distributions based on a quantile dispersion measure***by*Fernandez-Ponce, J. M. & Infante-Macias, R. & Munoz-Perez, J.**563-580 Comparison of bandwidth selectors in nonparametric regression under dependence***by*del Rio, Alejandro Quintela**583-605 A review of two different approaches for the analysis of growth data using longitudinal mixed linear models: Comparing hierarchical linear regression (ML3, HLM) and repeated measures designs with structured covariance matrices (BMDP5V)***by*van der Leeden, Rien & Vrijburg, Karen & de Leeuw, Jan**606-605 A handbook of statistical analyses using S-Plus : Brian S. Everitt (1994): Chapman & Hall, 143p., [pound sign] 14.99, ISBN: 0-412-56310-X***by*Tilke, Clemens**606-605 SAS programming for researchers and social scientists : Paul E. Spector: Sage Publications (1993), 167p. ISBN: 0-8039-4984-7 (cloth), ISBN: 0-8039-4985-5 (paperback)***by*Tilke, Clemens

### 1996, Volume 21, Issue 4

**381-398 Log-normal regression modeling through recursive partitioning***by*Ahn, Hongshik**399-418 Bivariate regression splines***by*Chen, Lin-An**419-429 A comparison of algorithms for exact analysis of unordered 2 x K contingency tables***by*Hirji, Karim F. & Johnson, Timothy D.**431-447 An EM algorithm for estimation in Markov-modulated Poisson processes***by*Ryden, Tobias**449-461 Nonlinear quasi-likelihood models: applications to continuous proportions***by*Cox, Christopher**463-470 A note on hypothesis testing in LAV multiple regression: A small sample comparison***by*Dielman, Terry E. & Rose, Elizabeth L.**473-476 On the generalised friedman test***by*Hutchinson, T. P.

### 1996, Volume 21, Issue 3

**261-271 New algorithms for the function T(h, a) of Owen, with application to bivariate normal and noncentral t-probabilities***by*Wijsman, Robert A.**273-292 Some applications of Stieltjes transforms in the construction of optimal designs for nonlinear regression models***by*Dette, Holger & Sperlich, Stefan**293-305 Repeated row-column designs with split units***by*Kachlicka, Danuta & Mejza, Stanislaw**307-326 Evaluating the effect of optimized cutoff values in the assessment of prognostic factors***by*Lausen, Berthold & Schumacher, Martin**327-342 Confidence intervals for a distribution function in the presence of auxiliary information***by*Zhang, Biao**343-365 A comparison of hybrid strategies for Gibbs sampling in mixed graphical models***by*Brewer, M. J. & Aitken, C. G. G. & Talbot, M.**369-372 NetMul, a World-Wide Web user interface for multivariate analysis software***by*Thioulouse, Jean & Chevenet, Francois**375-374 Correspondence Analysis Handbook : J.-P. Benzecri (1992) New York: Marcel Dekker, ISBN: 0-8247-8437-5, pp. 688, $ 150.00***by*Fassbinder, J.

### 1996, Volume 21, Issue 2

**133-147 Algorithms for unweighted least-squares factor analysis***by*Krijnen, Wim P.**149-162 A very simple robust estimator of a dispersion matrix***by*Ruiz-Gazen, Anne**163-180 Approximation and simulation of probability distributions with a variable kurtosis value***by*Steinwolf, Alexander**181-191 Construction of exact D-optimal designs by tabu search***by*Sung Jung, Joo & Jin Yum, Bong**193-214 A multicriteria approach to model specification and estimation***by*Kalaba, Robert & Tesfatsion, Leigh**215-227 On some single-stage, step-down and step-up procedures for comparing three normal means***by*Liu, W.**231-256 The statistical software guide '95/96***by*Koch, A. & Haag, U.

### 1996, Volume 21, Issue 1

**1-15 A new preliminary estimator for MA(1) models***by*Monti, Anna Clara**17-29 A survey of constrained classification***by*Gordon, A. D.**31-42 Bivariate B-splines for tensor logspline density estimation***by*Koo, Ja-Yong**43-65 A practical guide to the spectral analysis of spatial point processes***by*Mugglestone, Moira A. & Renshaw, Eric**67-85 Regression-free and robust estimation of scale for bivariate data***by*Rousseeuw, Peter J. & Hubert, Mia**87-107 A simulation study on comparison of prediction methods when only a few components are relevant***by*Almoy, Trygve**111-115 Coding Confusion using PROC LOGISTIC in SAS(R)***by*Scheuchenpflug, Thomas & Blettner, Maria**118-119 Advanced Linear Models : Song-Gui Wang & Shein-Chung Chow: Marcel Dekker, New York, 1994, pp x+537, $ 165.00, ISBN 0-8247-9169-X***by*Trenkler, Gotz**119-119 Continuous univariate distributions : N.L. Johnson, S. Kotz and N. Balakrishnan Vol. 1, 2nd Edition. John Wiley, New York, 1994, pp. xix + 756, Price: [pound sign]66.00, ISBN 0-471-58495-9***by*Trenkler, Gotz

### 1995, Volume 20, Issue 6

**599-609 SWEEP operator for least-squares subject to linear constraints***by*Neytchev, Plamen Nikolov**611-631 Minimum distance density-based estimation***by*Cao, Ricardo & Cuevas, Antonio & Fraiman, Ricardo**633-641 A power function model for determining sample sizes for the operations of multivariate control charts***by*Jolayemi, Joel K.**643-656 Refined approximations to permutation tests for multivariate inference***by*Kazi-Aoual, Frederique & Hitier, Simon & Sabatier, Robert & Lebreton, Jean-Dominique**657-667 Estimation in mixed models via layer triangular transformation***by*Ofversten, Jukka**669-687 Projection pursuit exploratory data analysis***by*Posse, Christian**689-695 To analyze binary data from mixed-level orthogonal arrays***by*Wang, P. C. & Chen, M. H. & Wei, S. C.**699-702 On the accuracy of the statistical distributions in GAUSS***by*Knusel, Leo**702-703 Probability & Measure : Patrick Billingsley (1995): (3rd ed.). New York : Wiley, ISBN 0-471-0071-02, pp 593, [pound sign] 49.95***by*Kramer, Walter

### 1995, Volume 20, Issue 5

**467-479 The determination of a "least quantile of squares regression line" for all quantiles***by*Carrizosa, Emilio & Plastria, Frank**481-489 On the doubly noncentral F distribution***by*Chattamvelli, R.**491-498 Use of the fast fourier transform algorithm in the calculation of the operating characteristics of group sequential clinical trials***by*Elson, Paul J.**499-510 Efficient execution of Stone's likelihood ratio tests for disease clustering***by*Lumley, Thomas**511-520 A family of partially correlated Poisson models for overdispersion***by*Luceno, Alberto**521-541 Testing linear regression models using non-parametric regression estimators when errors are non-independent***by*Gonzalez Manteiga, W. & Vilar Fernandez, J. M.**543-555 A simulation technique of a non-Gaussian spatial process***by*De Cesare, L. & Posa, D.**557-568 Detecting influential observations for estimated probabilities in multiple discriminant analysis***by*Fung, Wing K.**569-579 Estimation of the fractionally differencing parameter with the R/S method***by*Hauser, Michael A. & Reschenhofer, Erhard**583-590 Fractal exponents for the upper airways of mammalian lungs***by*Krause, Ekkehard & Bandt, Christoph & Schulz, Anne & Schulz, Holger**591-592 Telegram***by*Held, Gerhard**592-593 Survival analysis: State of the art : John P. Klein and Prem. K. Goel (1992) Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, x + 451 pages, ISBN 0-7923-1634-7, $138.00***by*Schlittgen, Rainer.

### 1995, Volume 20, Issue 4

**343-354 Maximum likelihood parameter estimation in the three-parameter gamma distribution***by*Hirose, Hideo**355-386 An Anscombe type robust regression statistic***by*Bradu, Dan & Hawkins, Douglas M.**387-407 Sensitivity analysis of model output. Performance of the iterated fractional factorial design method***by*Saltelli, A. & Andres, T. H. & Homma, T.**409-419 A distribution free test for the two sample problem for general alternatives***by*Schmid, Friedrich & Trede, Mark**421-439 A method for estimating parameters and quantiles of distributions of continuous random variables***by*Castillo, Enrique & Hadi, Ali S.**441-453 The robustness against parameter variation of exact locally optimum designs in nonlinear regression -- a case study***by*Rasch, Dieter**457-458 Modelling evolution of autocorrelated sequences***by*von Haeseler, Arndt & Schoniger, Michael

### 1995, Volume 20, Issue 3

**239-263 Conditional p-values for the F-statistic in a forward selection procedure***by*Grechanovsky, Eugene & Pinsker, Ilia**265-274 On exact distributions of rank tests for ordered alternatives in block designs***by*Black, Stephen & Mansouri, H.**275-284 Estimation of factor scores in a two-level confirmatory factor analysis model***by*Sik-Yum, Lee & Wai-Yin, Poon**285-294 Digital smoothing of census data employing Fourier transforms***by*Madan, V. K. & Sinha, R. K.**295-307 Identification of multivariate AR-models by threshold accepting***by*Winker, Peter**309-330 Checking the assumptions in mixed-model analysis of variance: a residual analysis approach***by*Oman, Samuel D.**333-339 Review of a quality control and improvement statistical software system***by*Jarrett, Jeffrey

### 1995, Volume 20, Issue 2

**119-130 A bootstrap approach to hypothesis testing in least absolute value regression***by*Dielman, Terry E. & Rose, Elizabeth L.**131-140 Errors-in-variables and the Box-Cox transformation***by*Edwards, Lloyd J. & Hamilton, Scott A.**141-157 Projection pursuit discriminant analysis***by*Polzehl, Jorg**159-172 Bayesian HPM intervals for the number of nonconforming items in a lot***by*Dyer, Danny & Pierce, Rebecca L.**173-183 Testing homogeneity of normal means with a simply ordered alternative and dependent observations***by*Lei, Xingye & Peng, Y. B. & Wright, F. T.**185-202 Exact and randomization distributions of Kolmogorov-Smirnov tests two or three samples***by*Schroer, Gunar & Trenkler, Dietrich**203-225 Bayesian filtering and supervised classification in image remote sensing***by*Granville, V. & Rasson, J. P.**229-234 The controlled random search algorithm in optimizing regression models***by*Krivy, Ivan & Tvrdik, Josef**235-236 Resampling-Based Multiple Testing. Examples and Methods for p-Value Adjustment : Peter H. Westfall and S. Stanley Young (1993): New York: Wiley, ISBN 0-471-55761-7, pp.340, $ 59.95***by*Kohne, Stephan & Pigeot, Iris

### 1995, Volume 20, Issue 1

**1-17 Fast and simple scatterplot smoothing***by*Hardle, W. & Marron, J. S.**19-33 PM algorithms for calculating minimum [chi]2 estimators with partially observed sub-tables***by*Ritov, Yaacov**35-44 Fixed-width simultaneous confidence intervals for all-pairwise comparisons***by*Liu, W.**45-57 Imputation techniques in regression analysis: Looking closely at their implementation***by*Bello, A. L.**59-64 Equivalence of several methods for efficient best subsets selection in generalized linear models***by*Jovanovic, Borko D. & Hosmer, David W. & Buonaccorsi, John P.**65-74 One-step saddlepoint approximations for quantiles***by*Wang, Suojin**75-97 Landsat image interpretation***by*Zaki, M. & El Tohamy, F. & Hassan, A.**101-110 Nonparametric methods in standard statistics packages: The case of the Friedman analysis***by*Rahlfs, Volker W. & Zimmermann, Helmuth

### 1995, Volume 19, Issue 6

**613-630 A convergent algorithm for quantile regression with smoothing splines***by*Bosch, Ronald J. & Ye, Yinyu & Woodworth, George G.**631-640 Variance reduction for Bernoulli response variables in simulation***by*Ocana, Jordi & Vegas, Esteban**641-653 Testing increasing dispersion***by*Hardle, W. & Park, B. U.**655-668 Estimation of tolerance limits from reference data***by*Jordan, Paul**669-682 Selection of components in principal component analysis: A comparison of methods***by*Ferre, Louis**683-704 The effects of seasonally adjusting a periodic autoregressive process***by*Franses, Philip Hans**707-710 Notes on the computation of the exact distribution function of the [chi]2- and Related test statistics in the equiprobable case***by*Kulmann, Hermann**711-712 New directions in statistical data analysis and Robustness : S. Morgenthaler, E. Ronchetti, W.A. Stahel (eds.) (1993) Basel, Boston, London: Birkhauser Verlag. 293 pages, ISBN 3-7643-2923-8, [pound sign] 39***by*Lenz, H. -J.**712-713 NeXTSTEP programming, step one: object-oriented applications : Simson L. Garfinkel & Michael K. Mahoney (1993): New York: Springer Verlag. 631 pp + disk, DM 89.- ISBN 3-540 97884-4***by*Lenz, H. -J.

### 1995, Volume 19, Issue 5

**493-517 A formal model evaluation approach to the analysis of treatment effects in paired sample data***by*Froeschl, Karl Anton**519-538 Convergence of the feasible solution algorithm for least median of squares regression***by*Hawkins, Douglas M.**539-552 A Bayesian approach to multivariate and conditional calibration***by*du Plessis, J. L. & van der Merwe, A. J.**553-562 Fuzzy data distortion***by*Panda, S. K. & Nagabhushanam, A.**563-577 Fitting a distribution by the first two moments (partial and complete)***by*Shore, Haim**579-591 Is Fisher's exact test very conservative?***by*Andres, A. Martin & Tejedor, I. Herranz**595-604 Electronic services in statistics***by*Krause, Andreas**605-604 Reliability improvement with design of experiments : Lloyd W. Condra (1993) New York: Marcel Dekker. 400 pages, ISBN 08247-8888-5, $65.00***by*Lenz, H. -J.

### 1995, Volume 19, Issue 4

**369-377 An alternative approach for the numerical solution of seemingly unrelated regression equations models***by*Kontoghiorghes, E. J. & Clarke, M. R. B.**379-399 A user-knowledge-based variable selection method for limited information maximum likelihood using principal components***by*Onishi, Haruo**401-418 Dynamic plots for displaying the roles of variables and observations in regression model***by*Kim, S. S. & Park, S. H.**419-431 Selection of variables, and assessment of their performance, in mixed-variable discriminant analysis***by*Krzanowski, W. J.**433-459 Model-free forecasting for nonlinear time series (with application to exchange rates)***by*Wu, Berlin**461-473 Unified representation of Zipf distributions***by*Zornig, Peter & Altmann, Gabriel**479-481 Statistical and scientific databases : Zbigniew Michalewicz (ed.) (1991): New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore: Ellis Horwood. 544 pages, ISBN 0-13-850652-3, $ 57.20***by*Lenz, H. -J.**481-483 Panel data analysis : Baldev Raj and Badi H. Baltagi (eds.) (1992): Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag. ISBN 3-7908-0593-9, 220 pages, DM 128.00***by*Lenz, H. -J.**483-484 Statistical distributions : M. Evans, N. Hastings & B. Peacock (1993): (2nd Edition). New: John Wiley. 170 pages, ISBN 0-471-55951,[pound sign] 24.95***by*Trenkler, Gotz

### 1995, Volume 19, Issue 3

**265-282 Exact computation of the least trimmed squares estimate in simple linear regression***by*Hossjer, Ola**283-292 Multirelation -- a correlation among more than two variables***by*Drezner, Zvi**293-307 Dirichlet analysis for inverse multinomial with both quota and quota-free cells***by*Ebneshahrashoob, M. & Sobel, Milton**309-319 Generalized log-normal distributions with reliability application***by*Chen, Gemai**321-326 A cautionary note on the use of generalized Cook-type measures***by*Fung, Wing K.**327-349 Iterative refinement of parameter estimates and residuals from a regression model fitted using QR decomposition methods***by*Smith, D. M.**353-356 Preference of equivalence tests with standardized mean difference demonstrated by an application***by*Schuster, Ernst**359-360 Computational techniques for Econometrics and Economic Analysis : D.A. Belsley (ed.) (1994) Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. ISBN-0-7923-2356-4, pp 248, US $ 92***by*Uebe, Gotz**360-360 Okonometeie : Hans Schneewei[ss] (1990) (4th ed.), Heidelberg: Physica-Verlarg. ISBN 3-7908-0486, pp. 392, -DM45.-***by*Trenkler, Dietrich**360-361 UNIX: Einstieg fur DOS-Anwender : Taudes, Alfred, Reepmdeyer, Jan-Armin, & Bensberg, Frank (1993) Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag. ISBN 3-7908-0700, pp232, DM40.-***by*Weiberger, Volker

### 1995, Volume 19, Issue 2

**115-128 Recursive robust regression computational aspects and comparison***by*Antoch, Jaromir & Ekblom, Hakan**129-134 Linear programming approach to LMS-estimation***by*Bocek, P. & Lachout, P.**135-148 Cognition, computation, and formal systems: Some of Tomas Havranek's interests and disambiguating word senses***by*Gale, William A.**149-153 GUHA for personal computers***by*Hajek, P. & Sochorova, A. & Zvarova, J.**155-175 BIFROST -- Block recursive models induced from relevant knowledge, observations, and statistical techniques***by*Hojsgaard, Soren & Thiesson, Bo**177-189 On the effective implementation of the iterative proportional fitting procedure***by*Jirousek, Radim & Preucil, Stanislav**191-201 The EM algorithm for graphical association models with missing data***by*Lauritzen, Steffen L.**203-222 Representation, synthesis, variability and data preprocessing of a three-way data set***by*Rizzi, Alfredo & Vichi, Maurizio**223-234 Derived variables calculated from similar joint responses: some characteristics and examples***by*Wermuth, Nanny & Cox, D. R.

### 1995, Volume 19, Issue 1

**1-21 Polynomial measurement error modeling***by*Moon, Myung-Sang & Gunst, Richard F.**23-44 A system-independent graphical user interface for statistical software***by*Liu, Lon-Mu & Chan, Ki-Kan & Montgomery, Alan L. & Muller, Mervin E.**45-52 An algorithm for nonlinear L1 curve-fitting based on the smooth approximation***by*Ziqiang Yang**53-58 On hyperplanes of closest fit***by*Farebrother, Richard William**59-74 Nonparametric rank discrimination method***by*Cwik, Jan & Mielniczuk, Jan**75-83 On optimal designs with restricted circular string property***by*Huda, S. & Khan, I. H. & Mukerjee, Rahul**85-96 A comparative study of some rank tests for interaction***by*Mansouri, H. & Chang, G. -H.**101-101 A handbook of small data sets : Hand, D.J., Daly, F., Lunn, A.D., McConway, K.J. & Ostrowski, E. (1994): Chapman & Hall, London. xvi + 458 pages, including one diskette with data files (MS-DOS), 40 British Pounds, ISBN 0-412-39920-2***by*Trenkler, Dietrich**101-102 Design of experiments. A no-name approach : Lorenzen, T.J. & Anderson, V.L. (1993): Marcel Dekker, New York. 414 pages, US $59.75, ISBN 0-78247-9077-4***by*Holle, Rolf**i-ii Editorial***by*Azen, Stanley

### 1994, Volume 18, Issue 5

**485-498 Counting rules for identification in linear structural models***by*Bekker, Paul A.**499-512 Testing for multimodality***by*Fischer, N. I. & Mammen, E. & Marron, J. S.**513-524 Restrictive adaptive tests for the treatment of the two-sample scale problem***by*Kossler, Wolfgang**525-534 Estimating the parameters of complex-valued exponential signals***by*Kundu, Debasis**535-546 Avoiding unnecessary bias in robust design analysis***by*Tsui, Kwok-Leung**547-559 Linear rank tests for comparing survival in two groups with crossing hazards***by*Tubert-Bitter, Pascale & Kramar, Andrew & Chale, Jean-Jacques & Moreau, Thierry**561-581 Identifying genuine clusters in a classification***by*Gordon, A. D.

### 1994, Volume 18, Issue 4

**389-401 The structure of isotonic regression class for LAD problems with quasi-order constraints***by*Qian, Shixian**403-417 Convolution of independent binomial variables: An approximation method and a comparative study***by*Jolayemi, Joel K.**419-439 Choosing among two-dimensional smoothers in practice***by*Kafadar, Karen**441-448 Comparing robust properties of A, D, E and G-optimal designs***by*Wong, Weng Kee**449-455 On the computation of the noncentral beta distribution***by*Ding, Cherng G.**457-467 Resistant lower rank approximation of matrices by iterative majorization***by*Verboon, Peter & Heiser, Willem J.**473-474 Parameter estimation in reliability and life span models : A. Clifford Cohen and Betty Jones Whitten (1988): New York, Marcel Dekker, 312 pages, ISBN 0-8247-7980-0, US-$ 99.75***by*Kubler, Jurgen**474-474 Deskriptive statistik : P.v.d. Lippe (1993): 468 pp. Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer Verlag, ISBN 3-437-40268-4, Uni-Taschenbucher fur Wissenschaft No. 1632, ISBN 3-8252-1632-2, 46.80 DM***by*Pabst, Gunther**474-474 Numerical methods for stochastic processes : N. Bouleau and D. Lepingle: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York 1994, 359 p. ISBN 0-471-54641-0, $ 63.50***by*Schmerling, Siegfried

### 1994, Volume 18, Issue 3

**305-316 Bootstrapping the general linear hypothesis test***by*Delicado, Pedro & del Rio, Manuel**317-330 Estimating the density of a functional of several random variables***by*Koronacki, J. & Luboinska, U.**331-340 Generalized canonical analysis based on optimizing matrix correlations and a relation with IDIOSCAL***by*Kiers, Henk A. L. & Cleroux, Robert & Ten Berge, Jos M. F.**341-355 A prototype statistical advisory system for biomedical researchers I: Overview***by*Silvers, Abraham & Herrmann, Nira & Godfrey, Kathy & Roberts, Bruce & Cerys, Dan**357-369 A prototype statistical advisory system for biomedical researchers II: Development of a statistical strategy***by*Herrmann, Nira & Silvers, Abraham & Godfrey, Katherine & Roberts, Bruce & Cerys, Daniel**373-375 Knowledge-based systems in statistics: critical review of a decade of research***by*Haag, Uwe

### 1994, Volume 18, Issue 2

**201-375 Editorial***by*Azen, Stanley**203-238 Order statistics from non-identical exponential random variables and some applications***by*Balakrishnan, N.**238-243 Discussions***by*Balasubramanian, K. & Gather, U. & Sugiura, N.