## Content

### September 2008, Volume 99, Issue 8

**1544-1573 Analysis of variance with general errors and grouped and non-grouped data: Some iterative algorithms***by*Anido, Carmen & Rivero, Carlos & Valdés, Teófilo**1574-1589 Conditionally specified models and dimension reduction in the exponential families***by*Noorbaloochi, Siamak & Nelson, David**1590-1609 New families of estimators and test statistics in log-linear models***by*Martín, Nirian & Pardo, Leandro**1610-1634 A two-stage approach to semilinear in-slide models***by*You, Jinhong & Zhou, Haibo**1635-1664 Nonparametric methods for unbalanced multivariate data and many factor levels***by*Harrar, Solomon W. & Bathke, Arne C.**1665-1680 Estimating the parametric component of nonlinear partial spline model***by*Huang, Tzee-Ming & Chen, Hung**1681-1697 A comparative study of Gaussian geostatistical models and Gaussian Markov random field models***by*Song, Hae-Ryoung & Fuentes, Montserrat & Ghosh, Sujit**1698-1716 Exact distribution of the generalized Wilks's statistic and applications***by*Pham-Gia, T.**1717-1732 Multivariate dynamic model for ordinal outcomes***by*Chaubert, F. & Mortier, F. & Saint André, L.**1733-1757 Successive direction extraction for estimating the central subspace in a multiple-index regression***by*Yin, Xiangrong & Li, Bing & Cook, R. Dennis**1758-1771 A class of weighted multivariate normal distributions and its properties***by*Kim, Hea-Jung**1772-1792 Likelihood ratio tests for equality of shape under varying degrees of orientation invariance***by*Holland, Finbarr & Roy Choudhury, Kingshuk**1793-1806 Large deviations of bootstrapped U -statistics***by*Borovskikh, Yuri V. & Robinson, John**1807-1824 Bootstrap approximation of tail dependence function***by*Peng, Liang & Qi, Yongcheng**1825-1839 Sufficient dimension reduction for the conditional mean with a categorical predictor in multivariate regression***by*Yoo, Jae Keun

### August 2008, Volume 99, Issue 7

**1362-1382 The centred parametrization for the multivariate skew-normal distribution***by*Arellano-Valle, Reinaldo B. & Azzalini, Adelchi**1383-1392 Bivariate distributions characterized by one family of conditionals and conditional percentile or mode functions***by*Arnold, Barry C. & Castillo, Enrique & Sarabia, José María**1393-1417 The noncentral Wishart as an exponential family, and its moments***by*Letac, Gérard & Massam, Hélène**1418-1437 A bivariate Lévy process with negative binomial and gamma marginals***by*Kozubowski, Tomasz J. & Panorska, Anna K. & Podgórski, Krzysztof**1438-1459 Conditional limiting distribution of beta-independent random vectors***by*Hashorva, Enkelejd**1460-1473 Joint distributions of numbers of occurrences of a discrete pattern and weak convergence of an empirical process for the pattern***by*Aki, Sigeo**1474-1488 Techniques for controlling bivariate grouped observations***by*Koutras, M.V. & Maravelakis, P.E. & Bersimis, S.**1489-1502 Order restricted inference for sequential k-out-of-n systems***by*Balakrishnan, N. & Beutner, E. & Kamps, U.

### July 2008, Volume 99, Issue 6

**1015-1034 Sparse principal component analysis via regularized low rank matrix approximation***by*Shen, Haipeng & Huang, Jianhua Z.**1035-1050 A universal strong law of large numbers for conditional expectations via nearest neighbors***by*Walk, Harro**1051-1069 UMVU estimation of the ratio of powers of normal generalized variances under correlation***by*Iliopoulos, George**1070-1082 Some properties of projectors associated with the WLSE under a general linear model***by*Tian, Yongge & Takane, Yoshio**1083-1104 Some properties of canonical correlations and variates in infinite dimensions***by*Cupidon, J. & Eubank, R. & Gilliam, D. & Ruymgaart, F.**1105-1127 Noncentral matrix quadratic forms of the skew elliptical variables***by*Fang, B.Q.**1128-1153 A comparison of higher-order local powers of a class of one-way MANOVA tests under general distributions***by*Kakizawa, Yoshihide & Iwashita, Toshiya**1154-1176 Dissolution point and isolation robustness: Robustness criteria for general cluster analysis methods***by*Hennig, Christian**1177-1190 Multivariate Markov-switching ARMA processes with regularly varying noise***by*Stelzer, Robert**1191-1216 An extension of Fisher's discriminant analysis for stochastic processes***by*Shin, Hyejin**1217-1231 Multivariate maximum entropy identification, transformation, and dependence***by*Ebrahimi, Nader & Soofi, Ehsan S. & Soyer, Refik**1232-1259 Confidence intervals for marginal parameters under fractional linear regression imputation for missing data***by*Qin, Yongsong & Rao, J.N.K. & Ren, Qunshu**1260-1275 Parametric tail copula estimation and model testing***by*de Haan, Laurens & Neves, Cláudia & Peng, Liang**1276-1287 Bivariate Student t distributions with variable marginal degrees of freedom and independence***by*Shaw, W.T. & Lee, K.T.A.**1288-1301 Some notes on multivariate generalized Pareto distributions***by*Michel, René**1302-1331 Theory and inference for regression models with missing responses and covariates***by*Chen, Qingxia & Ibrahim, Joseph G. & Chen, Ming-Hui & Senchaudhuri, Pralay**1332-1357 Robust discrimination under a hierarchy on the scatter matrices***by*Bianco, Ana & Boente, Graciela & Pires, Ana M. & Rodrigues, Isabel M.

### May 2008, Volume 99, Issue 5

**777-786 On the dependence between the extreme order statistics in the proportional hazards model***by*Dolati, Ali & Genest, Christian & Kochar, Subhash C.**787-814 Adaptive estimation of the transition density of a particular hidden Markov chain***by*Lacour, Claire**815-833 The one- and multi-sample problem for functional data with application to projective shape analysis***by*Munk, A. & Paige, R. & Pang, J. & Patrangenaru, V. & Ruymgaart, F.**834-857 Nonparametric time series prediction: A semi-functional partial linear modeling***by*Aneiros-Pérez, Germán & Vieu, Philippe**858-879 On Mardia's and Song's measures of kurtosis in elliptical distributions***by*Zografos, K.**880-895 Generalized partially linear models with missing covariates***by*Liang, Hua**896-911 Exact confidence coefficients of simultaneous confidence intervals for multinomial proportions***by*Wang, Hsiuying**912-927 Stein's Lemma for elliptical random vectors***by*Landsman, Zinoviy & Neslehová, Johanna**928-948 Estimation and confidence bands of a conditional survival function with censoring indicators missing at random***by*Wang, Qihua & Shen, Junshan**949-967 Sample covariance shrinkage for high dimensional dependent data***by*Sancetta, Alessio**968-1009 Testing nonparametric and semiparametric hypotheses in vector stationary processes***by*Eichler, Michael**1010-1012 Letter to the Editor***by*Nadarajah, Saralees

### April 2008, Volume 99, Issue 4

**577-588 Nonparametric estimation of the dependence function for a multivariate extreme value distribution***by*Zhang, Dabao & Wells, Martin T. & Peng, Liang**589-605 Nonparametric inference under competing risks and selection-biased sampling***by*Dauxois, Jean-Yves & Guilloux, Agathe**606-636 High frequency asymptotics for wavelet-based tests for Gaussianity and isotropy on the torus***by*Baldi, Paolo & Kerkyacharian, Gérard & Marinucci, Domenico & Picard, Dominique**637-648 Singular matrix variate beta distribution***by*Díaz-García, José A. & Gutiérrez Jáimez, Ramón**649-664 Empirical likelihood analysis of the Buckley-James estimator***by*Zhou, Mai & Li, Gang**665-683 A central limit theorem for measurements on the logarithmic scale and its application to dimension estimates***by*Denker, Manfred & Min, Aleksey**684-714 A nonparametric regression cross spectrum for multivariate time series***by*Beran, Jan & Heiler, Mark A.**715-734 Peaks-over-threshold stability of multivariate generalized Pareto distributions***by*Falk, Michael & Guillou, Armelle**735-750 Generalized Bayes minimax estimators of location vectors for spherically symmetric distributions***by*Fourdrinier, Dominique & Strawderman, William E.**751-775 Asymptotic distribution of Wishart matrix for block-wise dispersion of population eigenvalues***by*Sheena, Yo & Takemura, Akimichi

### March 2008, Volume 99, Issue 3

**311-338 The multivariate least-trimmed squares estimator***by*Agulló, Jose & Croux, Christophe & Van Aelst, Stefan**339-357 Hierarchical orbital decompositions and extended decomposable distributions***by*Kamiya, Hidehiko & Takemura, Akimichi**358-371 Conditional orderings and positive dependence***by*Colangelo, Antonio & Hu, Taizhong & Shaked, Moshe**372-385 Dependence structure of conditional Archimedean copulas***by*Mesfioui, Mhamed & Quessy, Jean-François**386-402 A test for the mean vector with fewer observations than the dimension***by*Srivastava, Muni S. & Du, Meng**403-420 Frontier estimation via kernel regression on high power-transformed data***by*Girard, Stéphane & Jacob, Pierre**421-436 On information pooling, adaptability and superefficiency in nonparametric function estimation***by*Cai, T. Tony**437-450 Simultaneous control of false positives and false negatives in multiple hypotheses testing***by*Ebrahimi, Nader**451-464 Change detection in autoregressive time series***by*Gombay, Edit**465-489 An implicit function approach to constrained optimization with applications to asymptotic expansions***by*Boik, Robert J.**490-509 Grouped Dirichlet distribution: A new tool for incomplete categorical data analysis***by*Ng, Kai Wang & Tang, Man-Lai & Tan, Ming & Tian, Guo-Liang**510-541 The increment ratio statistic***by*Surgailis, Donatas & Teyssière, Gilles & Vaiciulis, Marijus**542-554 From moments of sum to moments of product***by*Kan, Raymond**555-571 Wishartness and independence of matrix quadratic forms in a normal random matrix***by*Hu, Jianhua**572-573 The distribution of the ratio X/Y for all centred elliptically symmetric distributions***by*Jones, M.C.**574-575 Letter to the editor***by*Nadarajah, Saralees

### February 2008, Volume 99, Issue 2

**165-190 Sharp adaptation for spherical inverse problems with applications to medical imaging***by*Koo, Ja-Yong & Kim, Peter T.**191-214 Detecting abrupt changes in a piecewise locally stationary time series***by*Last, Michael & Shumway, Robert**215-231 Empirical likelihood inference for censored median regression model via nonparametric kernel estimation***by*Zhao, Yichuan & Chen, Feiming**232-244 Shrinkage structure in biased regression***by*Druilhet, Pierre & Mom, Alain**245-277 Asymptotic distribution of the OLS estimator for a purely autoregressive spatial model***by*Mynbaev, Kairat T. & Ullah, Aman**278-305 Functional-coefficient partially linear regression model***by*Wong, Heung & Zhang, Riquan & Ip, Wai-cheung & Li, Guoying**306-307 Letter to the Editor***by*Nadarajah, Saralees & Kotz, Samuel

### January 2008, Volume 99, Issue 1

**1-24 Optimal adaptive generalized Polya urn design for multi-arm clinical trials***by*Yuan, Ao & Chai, Gen Xiang**25-49 Approximating posterior probabilities in a linear model with possibly noninvertible moving average errors***by*Pokta, Suriani & Hart, Jeffrey D.**50-73 Admissibility and minimaxity of generalized Bayes estimators for spherically symmetric family***by*Maruyama, Yazo & Takemura, Akimichi**74-93 Bayes minimax estimators of the mean of a scale mixture of multivariate normal distributions***by*Fourdrinier, Dominique & Kortbi, Othmane & Strawderman, William E.**94-116 Innovations algorithm asymptotics for periodically stationary time series with heavy tails***by*Anderson, Paul L. & Kavalieris, Laimonis & Meerschaert, Mark M.**117-140 Parameter estimation of selfsimilarity exponents***by*Becker-Kern, Peter & Pap, Gyula**141-164 Stein's phenomenon in estimation of means restricted to a polyhedral convex cone***by*Tsukuma, Hisayuki & Kubokawa, Tatsuya

### November 2007, Volume 98, Issue 10

**1853-1875 Asymptotic normality of the sample mean and covariances of evanescent fields in noise***by*Kliger, Mark & Francos, Joseph M.**1876-1894 On the exact distribution of linear combinations of order statistics from dependent random variables***by*Arellano-Valle, Reinaldo B. & Genton, Marc G.**1895-1922 Randomly censored partially linear single-index models***by*Lu, Xuewen & Cheng, Tsung-Lin**1923-1954 Penalized empirical likelihood estimation of semiparametric models***by*Otsu, Taisuke**1955-1968 Deconvolution from panel data with unknown error distribution***by*Neumann, Michael H.**1969-1987 On posterior consistency in nonparametric regression problems***by*Choi, Taeryon & Schervish, Mark J.**1988-2001 Partial size-and-shape distributions***by*Alshabani, A.K.S. & Dryden, I.L. & Litton, C.D.**2002-2008 Asymptotic distribution of the LR statistic for equality of the smallest eigenvalues in high-dimensional principal component analysis***by*Fujikoshi, Yasunori & Yamada, Takayuki & Watanabe, Daisuke & Takakazu Sugiyama**2009-2009 Reply to "M.C. Jones, The distribution of the ratio X/Y for all centred elliptically symmetric distributions"***by*Nadarajah, Saralees

### October 2007, Volume 98, Issue 9

**1693-1704 Cross-validated bagged learning***by*Petersen, Maya L. & Molinaro, Annette M. & Sinisi, Sandra E. & van der Laan, Mark J.**1705-1725 Multivariate fractionally integrated CARMA processes***by*Marquardt, Tina**1726-1750 Asymptotic expansions of the distributions of estimators in canonical correlation analysis under nonnormality***by*Ogasawara, Haruhiko**1751-1764 Entropy estimate for high-dimensional monotonic functions***by*Gao, Fuchang & Wellner, Jon A.**1765-1781 A contribution to multivariate L-moments: L-comoment matrices***by*Serfling, Robert & Xiao, Peng**1782-1804 On rates of convergence in functional linear regression***by*Li, Yehua & Hsing, Tailen**1805-1824 Nonparametric tests of independence between random vectors***by*Beran, R. & Bilodeau, M. & Lafaye de Micheaux, P.**1825-1839 Some high-dimensional tests for a one-way MANOVA***by*Schott, James R.**1840-1852 Exact distributions of MLEs of regression coefficients in GMANOVA-MANOVA model***by*Bai, Peng & Shi, Lei

### September 2007, Volume 98, Issue 8

**1529-1538 Variable screening in predicting clinical outcome with high-dimensional microarrays***by*Shao, Jun & Chow, Shein-Chung**1539-1557 Statistical inference of partially linear regression models with heteroscedastic errors***by*You, Jinhong & Chen, Gemai & Zhou, Yong**1558-1582 Location estimation in nonparametric regression with censored data***by*Heuchenne, Cédric & Van Keilegom, Ingrid**1583-1591 Extremes of conditioned elliptical random vectors***by*Hashorva, Enkelejd**1592-1610 Methods for improvement in estimation of a normal mean matrix***by*Tsukuma, Hisayuki & Kubokawa, Tatsuya**1611-1629 Symmetrised M-estimators of multivariate scatter***by*Sirkiä, Seija & Taskinen, Sara & Oja, Hannu**1630-1657 Improved transformed statistics for the test of independence in rxs contingency tables***by*Taneichi, Nobuhiro & Sekiya, Yuri**1658-1683 Robust estimation in generalized semiparametric mixed models for longitudinal data***by*Qin, Guoyou & Zhu, Zhongyi**1684-1692 Pseudo-inverse multivariate/matrix-variate distributions***by*Zhang, Zhihua

### August 2007, Volume 98, Issue 7

**1321-1336 Weak convergence of non-stationary multivariate marked processes with applications to martingale testing***by*Escanciano, J. Carlos**1337-1355 Hazard rate estimation on random fields***by*Li, Jiexiang & Tran, Lanh Tat**1356-1375 Moving estimates test with time varying bandwidth***by*Na, Okyoung & Lee, Sangyeol**1376-1390 Nonparametric estimation of distributions with given marginals via Bernstein-Kantorovich polynomials: L1 and pointwise convergence theory***by*Sancetta, Alessio**1391-1411 Partitioning a non-symmetric measure of association for three-way contingency tables***by*Beh, Eric J. & Simonetti, Biagio & D'Ambra, Luigi**1412-1416 Fisher information for generalised linear mixed models***by*Wand, M.P.**1417-1440 Asymptotic properties of computationally efficient alternative estimators for a class of multivariate normal models***by*Caragea, Petruta C. & Smith, Richard L.**1441-1469 Scan clustering: A false discovery approach***by*Perone Pacifico, M. & Genovese, C. & Verdinelli, I. & Wasserman, L.**1470-1493 Estimation in partially linear models with missing responses at random***by*Wang, Qihua & Sun, Zhihua**1494-1507 Characterizations of Arnold and Strauss' and related bivariate exponential models***by*Kotz, Samuel & Navarro, Jorge & Ruiz, Jose M.**1508-1527 A new class of bivariate distributions and its mixture***by*Sarhan, Ammar M. & Balakrishnan, N.

### July 2007, Volume 98, Issue 6

**1099-1122 Analysis of the limiting spectral distribution of large dimensional information-plus-noise type matrices***by*Dozier, R. Brent & Silverstein, Jack W.**1123-1140 Multivariate conditional versions of Spearman's rho and related measures of tail dependence***by*Schmid, Friedrich & Schmidt, Rafael**1141-1159 Identification of parameters by the distribution of the minimum: The tri-variate normal case with negative correlations***by*Davis, J. & Mukherjea, A.**1160-1179 Locally best rotation-invariant rank tests for modal location***by*Tsai, Ming-Tien & Sen, Pranab Kumar**1180-1194 Nonnegative quadratic estimation and quadratic sufficiency in general linear models***by*Liu, Xu-qing & Rong, Jian-ying**1195-1213 Homogeneity tests based on several progressively Type-II censored samples***by*Alvarez-Andrade, S. & Balakrishnan, N. & Bordes, L.**1214-1230 Asymptotic normality for L1-norm kernel estimator of conditional median under association dependence***by*Lin, Zhengyan & Li, Degui**1231-1261 Weak convergence in the functional autoregressive model***by*Mas, André**1262-1282 Normal theory likelihood ratio statistic for mean and covariance structure analysis under alternative hypotheses***by*Yuan, Ke-Hai & Hayashi, Kentaro & Bentler, Peter M.**1283-1292 Exponential families of mixed Poisson distributions***by*Ferrari, A. & Letac, G. & Tourneret, J.-Y.**1293-1304 On the Student's t-distribution and the t-statistic***by*Yang, Zhenhai & Fang, Kai-Tai & Kotz, Samuel**1305-1319 Three general multivariate semi-Pareto distributions and their characterizations***by*Yeh, Hsiaw-Chan

### May 2007, Volume 98, Issue 5

**873-895 Comparing clusterings--an information based distance***by*Meila, Marina**896-915 REML estimation for binary data in GLMMs***by*Noh, Maengseok & Lee, Youngjo**916-931 On the convergence of Newton's method when estimating higher dimensional parameters***by*Clarke, Brenton R. & Futschik, Andreas**932-944 Maximum likelihood estimation of Wishart mean matrices under Löwner order restrictions***by*Tsai, Ming-Tien**945-959 Estimation of Wishart mean matrices under simple tree ordering***by*Tsai, Ming-Tien & Kubokawa, Tatsuya**960-969 A note about measures and Jacobians of singular random matrices***by*Díaz-García, José A.**970-991 On kernel method for sliced average variance estimation***by*Zhu, Li-Ping & Zhu, Li-Xing**992-1017 Moderate deviations for quadratic forms in Gaussian stationary processes***by*Kakizawa, Yoshihide**1018-1032 Model checking for additive hazards model with multivariate survival data***by*Yin, Guosheng**1033-1042 A reliability model for multivariate exponential distributions***by*Wang, Rong-Tsorng**1043-1050 Algorithms and error estimations for monotone regression on partially preordered sets***by*Hansohm, Jürgen**1051-1071 On nonparametric classification with missing covariates***by*Mojirsheibani, Majid & Montazeri, Zahra**1072-1094 Asymptotic confidence intervals for Poisson regression***by*Kohler, Michael & Krzyzak, Adam

### April 2007, Volume 98, Issue 4

**661-677 Distribution and characteristic functions for correlated complex Wishart matrices***by*Smith, Peter J. & Garth, Lee M.**678-694 On the empirical distribution of eigenvalues of large dimensional information-plus-noise-type matrices***by*Dozier, R. Brent & Silverstein, Jack W.**695-705 A penalized criterion for variable selection in classification***by*Mary-Huard, Tristan & Robin, Stéphane & Daudin, Jean-Jacques**706-742 Statistical inference using higher-order information***by*Anh, V.V. & Leonenko, N.N. & Sakhno, L.M.**743-756 Likelihood ratio orderings of spacings of heterogeneous exponential random variables***by*Wen, Songqiao & Lu, Qingshu & Hu, Taizhong**757-773 Dependence properties and bounds for ruin probabilities in multivariate compound risk models***by*Cai, Jun & Li, Haijun**774-788 A multilinear form inequality***by*Picard, Frederic**789-812 Bayesian reference analysis for Gaussian Markov random fields***by*Ferreira, Marco A.R. & De Oliveira, Victor**813-828 Maximum likelihood factor analysis with rank-deficient sample covariance matrices***by*Robertson, Donald & Symons, James**829-851 On minimaxity and admissibility of hierarchical Bayes estimators***by*Kubokawa, Tatsuya & Strawderman, William E.**852-872 Hierarchical Bayes variable selection and microarray experiments***by*Nott, David J. & Yu, Zeming & Chan, Eva & Cotsapas, Chris & Cowley, Mark J. & Pulvers, Jeremy & Williams, Rohan & Little, Peter

### March 2007, Volume 98, Issue 3

**435-454 Estimating common vector parameters in interlaboratory studies***by*Rukhin, Andrew L.**455-480 Likelihood-based kernel estimation in semiparametric errors-in-covariables models with validation data***by*Wang, Qihua & Yu, Keming**481-492 More on the inadmissibility of step-up***by*Cohen, Arthur & Sackrowitz, Harold B.**493-504 Analysis of repeated measures under unequal variances***by*Ho, Yu-Yun & Weerahandi, Sam**505-516 Completeness and unbiased estimation of mean vector in the multivariate group sequential case***by*Liu, Aiyi & Wu, Chengqing & Yu, Kai F. & Yuan, Weishi**517-532 Limit distribution of the sum and maximum from multivariate Gaussian sequences***by*James, Barry & James, Kang & Qi, Yongcheng**533-543 Kernel-based goodness-of-fit tests for copulas with fixed smoothing parameters***by*Scaillet, Olivier**544-567 On rank correlation measures for non-continuous random variables***by*Neslehová, Johanna**568-587 Simultaneous modelling of the Cholesky decomposition of several covariance matrices***by*Pourahmadi, Mohsen & Daniels, Michael J. & Park, Trevor**588-624 On the conic section fitting problem***by*Shklyar, Sergiy & Kukush, Alexander & Markovsky, Ivan & Van Huffel, Sabine**625-637 Properties of cyclic subspace regression***by*Lang, Patrick & Gironella, Ann & Venema, Rienk**638-659 Second order optimality for estimators in time series regression models***by*Tamaki, Kenichiro

### February 2007, Volume 98, Issue 2

**227-255 Estimation of high-dimensional prior and posterior covariance matrices in Kalman filter variants***by*Furrer, Reinhard & Bengtsson, Thomas**256-281 A test for elliptical symmetry***by*Huffer, Fred W. & Park, Cheolyong**282-294 Conditional limiting distribution of Type III elliptical random vectors***by*Hashorva, Enkelejd**295-316 Estimation of normal covariance matrices parametrized by irreducible symmetric cones under Stein's loss***by*Konno, Yoshihiko**317-327 Estimation for parameters of interest in random effects growth curve models***by*Ip, Wai-Cheung & Wu, Mi-Xia & Wang, Song-Gui & Wong, Heung**328-349 Multivariate dynamic information***by*Ebrahimi, Nader & Kirmani, S.N.U.A. & Soofi, Ehsan S.**350-369 Densities for random balanced sampling***by*Bubenik, Peter & Holbrook, John**370-383 A bivariate interval censorship model for partnership formation***by*Yuet-Yee Wong, Linda & Yu, Qiqing**384-409 Linear discrimination with equicorrelated training vectors***by*Leiva, Ricardo**410-434 Improving on the maximum likelihood estimators of the means in Poisson decomposable graphical models***by*Hara, Hisayuki & Takemura, Akimichi

### January 2007, Volume 98, Issue 1

**1-29 A family of estimators for multivariate kurtosis in a nonnormal linear regression model***by*Yanagihara, Hirokazu**30-39 Multivariate weighted renewal functions***by*Mallor, F. & Omey, E. & Santos, J.**40-56 Asymptotic distributions of nonparametric regression estimators for longitudinal or functional data***by*Yao, Fang**57-75 Density testing in a contaminated sample***by*Holzmann, Hajo & Bissantz, Nicolai & Munk, Axel**76-101 On limit theorem for the eigenvalues of product of two random matrices***by*Bai, Z.D. & Miao, Baiqi & Jin, Baisuo**102-113 Reliability and expectation bounds for coherent systems with exchangeable components***by*Navarro, Jorge & Rychlik, Tomasz**114-144 HAC estimation and strong linearity testing in weak ARMA models***by*Francq, Christian & Zakoïan, Jean-Michel**145-176 Minimax estimation for singular linear multivariate models with mixed uncertainty***by*Pankov, Alexei R. & Siemenikhin, Konstantin V.**177-193 On the transitivity of the comonotonic and countermonotonic comparison of random variables***by*De Meyer, H. & De Baets, B. & De Schuymer, B.**194-208 Geometry and marginals***by*Noakes, Lyle**209-226 On unit roots for spatial autoregressive models***by*Paulauskas, Vygantas

### November 2006, Volume 97, Issue 10

**2071-2100 Optimizing random scan Gibbs samplers***by*Levine, Richard A. & Casella, George