## Content

### January 2018, Volume 2018

**1-12 The Half-Logistic Generalized Weibull Distribution***by*Masood Anwar & Amna Bibi

### March 2018, Volume 2018

**1-9 Hybrid Clayton-Frank Convolution-Based Bivariate Archimedean Copula***by*Maxwell Akwasi Boateng & Akoto Yaw Omari-Sasu & Richard Kodzo Avuglah & Nana Kena Frempong**1-13 Smoothed Conditional Scale Function Estimation in AR(1)-ARCH(1) Processes***by*Lema Logamou Seknewna & Peter Mwita Nyamuhanga & Benjamin Kyalo Muema

### April 2018, Volume 2018

**1-4 Smooth Kernel Estimation of a Circular Density Function: A Connection to Orthogonal Polynomials on the Unit Circle***by*Yogendra P. Chaubey**1-8 Stochastic Restricted Biased Estimators in Misspecified Regression Model with Incomplete Prior Information***by*Manickavasagar Kayanan & Pushpakanthie Wijekoon**1-12 A Poisson-Gamma Model for Zero Inflated Rainfall Data***by*Nelson Christopher Dzupire & Philip Ngare & Leo Odongo

### May 2018, Volume 2018

**1-6 Performance of Synthetic Double Sampling Chart with Estimated Parameters Based on Expected Average Run Length***by*Huay Woon You**1-15 A Novel Entropy-Based Decoding Algorithm for a Generalized High-Order Discrete Hidden Markov Model***by*Jason Chin-Tiong Chan & Hong Choon Ong

### February 2018, Volume 2018

**1-12 The Half-Logistic Lomax Distribution for Lifetime Modeling***by*Masood Anwar & Jawaria Zahoor

### June 2018, Volume 2018

**1-7 Mixed Effects Models with Censored Covariates, with Applications in HIV/AIDS Studies***by*Lang Wu & Hongbin Zhang

### November 2017, Volume 2017

**1-5 An Approach of Randomness of a Sample Based on Its Weak Ergodic Limit***by*Jaime A. Londoño

### February 2017, Volume 2017

**1-9 Modified Slash Lindley Distribution***by*Jimmy Reyes & Osvaldo Venegas & Héctor W. Gómez**1-12 Maximum Likelihood and Bayes Estimation in Randomly Censored Geometric Distribution***by*Hare Krishna & Neha Goel**1-13 A Conditional Fourier-Feynman Transform and Conditional Convolution Product with Change of Scales on a Function Space II***by*Dong Hyun Cho**1-14 Estimation of the Parameters of a Chirp Type Model with Stationary Residuals***by*K. Perera**1-19 Gram-Charlier Processes and Applications to Option Pricing***by*Jean-Pierre Chateau & Daniel Dufresne**1-23 Polyhedral Star-Shaped Distributions***by*Wolf-Dieter Richter & Kay Schicker

### January 2017, Volume 2017

**1-6 Stochastic Models for the Infectivity Function in an Infinite Population of Susceptible Individuals***by*Viswanathan Arunachalam & Liliana Blanco**1-9 Upper Bound of the Generalized Value for the Population Variances of Lognormal Distributions with Known Coefficients of Variation***by*Rada Somkhuean & Sa-aat Niwitpong & Suparat Niwitpong**1-24 Numerical Reconstruction of the Covariance Matrix of a Spherically Truncated Multinormal Distribution***by*Filippo Palombi & Simona Toti & Romina Filippini

### April 2017, Volume 2017

**1-5 Probability of Dying in Each of the Competing Risks under Bimorbid Condition***by*Kalpana Singh & Suddhendu Biswas**1-12 Bootstrap Order Determination for ARMA Models: A Comparison between Different Model Selection Criteria***by*Livio Fenga**1-12 -Statistic for Multivariate Stable Distributions***by*Mahdi Teimouri & Saeid Rezakhah & Adel Mohammadpour

### March 2017, Volume 2017

**1-13 Convergence Rates and Limit Theorems for the Dual Markov Branching Process***by*Anthony G. Pakes

### October 2017, Volume 2017

### December 2017, Volume 2017

**1-8 Robust Group Identification and Variable Selection in Regression***by*Ali Alkenani & Tahir R. Dikheel

### July 2017, Volume 2017

**1-8 Forecasting Time Series Movement Direction with Hybrid Methodology***by*Salwa Waeto & Khanchit Chuarkham & Arthit Intarasit**1-9 New Generalizations of Exponential Distribution with Applications***by*N. A. Rather & T. A. Rather

### December 2016, Volume 2016

**1-5 Exact Interval Inference for the Two-Parameter Rayleigh Distribution Based on the Upper Record Values***by*Jung-In Seo & Jae-Woo Jeon & Suk-Bok Kang**1-5 Sample Dependence in the Maximum Entropy Solution to the Generalized Moment Problem***by*Henryk Gzyl**1-7 Estimating the Proportion of True Null Hypotheses in Multiple Testing Problems***by*Oluyemi Oyeniran & Hanfeng Chen

### November 2016, Volume 2016

**1-6 Accuracy of Approximation for Discrete Distributions***by*Tamás F. Móri**1-7 Multivariate Macdonald Distribution and Its Properties***by*Daya K. Nagar & Edwin Zarrazola & Luz Estela Sánchez**1-9 Exploratory Methods for the Study of Incomplete and Intersecting Shape Boundaries from Landmark Data***by*Fathi M. O. Hamed & Robert G. Aykroyd

### February 2016, Volume 2016

**1-12 Properties of Matrix Variate Confluent Hypergeometric Function Distribution***by*Arjun K. Gupta & Daya K. Nagar & Luz Estela Sánchez

### May 2016, Volume 2016

**1-10 Cesàro Summable Sequence Spaces over the Non-Newtonian Complex Field***by*Uğur Kadak

### January 2016, Volume 2016

**1-8 Classical and Bayesian Approach in Estimation of Scale Parameter of Nakagami Distribution***by*Kaisar Ahmad & S. P. Ahmad & A. Ahmed**1-8 Scan Statistics for Detecting High-Variance Clusters***by*Lionel Cucala**1-12 General Results for the Transmuted Family of Distributions and New Models***by*Marcelo Bourguignon & Indranil Ghosh & Gauss M. Cordeiro**1-13 Applications of Fuss-Catalan Numbers to Success Runs of Bernoulli Trials***by*S. J. Dilworth & S. R. Mane

### October 2016, Volume 2016

**1-8 Odds Ratios Estimation of Rare Event in Binomial Distribution***by*Kobkun Raweesawat & Yupaporn Areepong & Katechan Jampachaisri & Saowanit Sukparungsee

### September 2016, Volume 2016

**1-8 Bayesian Estimation in Delta and Nabla Discrete Fractional Weibull Distributions***by*M. Ganji & F. Gharari

### August 2016, Volume 2016

**1-6 A Generalized Class of Exponential Type Estimators for Population Mean under Systematic Sampling Using Two Auxiliary Variables***by*Mursala Khan**1-7 A Mixture of Generalized Tukeyâ€™s Distributions***by*José Alfredo Jiménez & Viswanathan Arunachalam**1-8 Parameter Estimation in Mean Reversion Processes with Deterministic Long-Term Trend***by*Freddy H. Marín Sánchez & Verónica M. Gallego

### March 2016, Volume 2016

**1-10 On a Power Transformation of Half-Logistic Distribution***by*S. D. Krishnarani**1-12 Variable Selection and Parameter Estimation with the Atan Regularization Method***by*Yanxin Wang & Li Zhu

### August 2015, Volume 2015

**1-5 Generalized Residual Entropy and Upper Record Values***by*Suchandan Kayal**1-6 The Concepts of Pseudo Compound Poisson and Partition Representations in Discrete Probability***by*Werner Hürlimann**1-6 Kim and Omberg Revisited: The Duality Approach***by*Anna Battauz & Marzia De Donno & Alessandro Sbuelz**1-11 The Type I Generalized Half-Logistic Distribution Based on Upper Record Values***by*Devendra Kumar & Neetu Jain & Shivani Gupta**1-21 Optimal Bandwidth Selection for Kernel Density Functionals Estimation***by*Su Chen

### January 2015, Volume 2015

**1-7 Generalized Fractional Integral Inequalities for Continuous Random Variables***by*Abdullah Akkurt & Zeynep Kaçar & Hüseyin Yildirim

### June 2015, Volume 2015

**1-6 Moderate and Large Deviations for the Smoothed Estimate of Sample Quantiles***by*Xiaoxia He & Xi Liu & Chun Yao

### September 2015, Volume 2015

**1-6 Residual and Past Entropy for Concomitants of Ordered Random Variables of Morgenstern Family***by*M. M. Mohie EL-Din & M. M. Amein & Nahed S. A. Ali & M. S. Mohamed**1-8 Measurement of Interobserver Disagreement: Correction of Cohen’s Kappa for Negative Values***by*Tarald O. Kvålseth**1-9 Generalized Information for the -Order Normal Distribution***by*Thomas L. Toulias**1-9 Robust Bayesian Regularized Estimation Based on Regression Model***by*Zean Li & Weihua Zhao**1-11 Success Run Waiting Times and Fuss-Catalan Numbers***by*S. J. Dilworth & S. R. Mane**1-22 On the Computation of the Survival Probability of Brownian Motion with Drift in a Closed Time Interval When the Absorbing Boundary Is a Step Function***by*Tristan Guillaume

### July 2015, Volume 2015

### October 2015, Volume 2015

**1-8 An Production Inventory Controlled Self-Service Queuing System***by*Anoop N. Nair & M. J. Jacob**1-8 Some Characterization Results on Dynamic Cumulative Residual Tsallis Entropy***by*Madan Mohan Sati & Nitin Gupta**1-9 Comparison of the Frequentist MATA Confidence Interval with Bayesian Model-Averaged Confidence Intervals***by*Daniel Turek**1-9 Generalized Inferences about the Mean Vector of Several Multivariate Gaussian Processes***by*Pilar Ibarrola & Ricardo Vélez**1-17 An Ambit Stochastic Approach to Pricing Electricity Forward Contracts: The Case of the German Energy Market***by*Luca Di Persio & Isacco Perin

### November 2015, Volume 2015

**1-5 Estimation of Population Mean in Chain Ratio-Type Estimator under Systematic Sampling***by*Mursala Khan & Rajesh Singh**1-5 Statistical Tests for the Reciprocal of a Normal Mean with a Known Coefficient of Variation***by*Wararit Panichkitkosolkul**1-6 On Association Measures for Continuous Variables and Correction for Chance***by*Matthijs J. Warrens**1-8 Confidence Interval Estimation of an ROC Curve: An Application of Generalized Half Normal and Weibull Distributions***by*S. Balaswamy & R. Vishnu Vardhan**1-12 Convex and Radially Concave Contoured Distributions***by*Wolf-Dieter Richter**1-20 Approximating Explicitly the Mean-Reverting CEV Process***by*N. Halidias & I. S. Stamatiou

### December 2015, Volume 2015

**1-7 Posterior Analysis of State Space Model with Spherical Symmetricity***by*Ranjita Pandey**1-8 Robust Stability Best Subset Selection for Autocorrelated Data Based on Robust Location and Dispersion Estimator***by*Hassan S. Uraibi & Habshah Midi & Sohel Rana**1-11 Portfolio Theory for -Symmetric and Pseudoisotropic Distributions: -Fund Separation and the CAPM***by*Nils Chr. Framstad**1-13 Confidence Region Approach for Assessing Bioequivalence and Biosimilarity Accounting for Heterogeneity of Variability***by*Jianghao Li & Shein-Chung Chow**1-14 Estimating Parameters of a Probabilistic Heterogeneous Block Model via the EM Algorithm***by*Marianna Bolla & Ahmed Elbanna**1-24 Polynomial Chaos Expansion Approach to Interest Rate Models***by*Luca Di Persio & Gregorio Pellegrini & Michele Bonollo

### November 2014, Volume 2014

**1-6 On Volatility Swaps for Stock Market Forecast: Application Example CAC 40 French Index***by*Halim Zeghdoudi & Abdellah Lallouche & Mohamed Riad Remita**1-8 Parameter Estimation of Population Pharmacokinetic Models with Stochastic Differential Equations: Implementation of an Estimation Algorithm***by*Fang-Rong Yan & Ping Zhang & Jun-Lin Liu & Yu-Xi Tao & Xiao Lin & Tao Lu & Jin-Guan Lin**1-13 Bayesian Inference of a Multivariate Regression Model***by*Marick S. Sinay & John S. J. Hsu

### October 2014, Volume 2014

**1-11 New Approach for Finding Basic Performance Measures of Single Server Queue***by*Siew Khew Koh & Ah Hin Pooi & Yi Fei Tan

### August 2014, Volume 2014

### February 2014, Volume 2014

**1-5 A Study on the Chain Ratio-Type Estimator of Finite Population Variance***by*Yunusa Olufadi & Cem Kadilar**1-12 Improved Inference for Moving Average Disturbances in Nonlinear Regression Models***by*Pierre Nguimkeu

### April 2014, Volume 2014

**1-7 Increased Statistical Efficiency in a Lognormal Mean Model***by*Grant H. Skrepnek & Ashok Sahai**1-10 Estimating the Reliability Function for a Family of Exponentiated Distributions***by*Ajit Chaturvedi & Anupam Pathak**1-11 Direct Determination of Smoothing Parameter for Penalized Spline Regression***by*Takuma Yoshida**1-13 Convergence in Distribution of Some Self-Interacting Diffusions***by*Aline Kurtzmann

### January 2014, Volume 2014

**1-5 Parametric Regression Models Using Reversed Hazard Rates***by*Asokan Mulayath Variyath & P. G. Sankaran**1-12 A General Result on the Mean Integrated Squared Error of the Hard Thresholding Wavelet Estimator under -Mixing Dependence***by*Christophe Chesneau**1-12 A Batch Arrival Single Server Queue with Server Providing General Service in Two Fluctuating Modes and Reneging during Vacation and Breakdowns***by*Monita Baruah & Kailash C. Madan & Tillal Eldabi

### September 2014, Volume 2014

**1-8 On Improving Ratio/Product Estimator by Ratio/Product-cum-Mean-per-Unit Estimator Targeting More Efficient Use of Auxiliary Information***by*Angela Shirley & Ashok Sahai & Isaac Dialsingh

### May 2014, Volume 2014

**1-6 Point-Symmetric Multivariate Density Function and Its Decomposition***by*Kiyotaka Iki & Sadao Tomizawa**1-6 Ratio Estimator in Adaptive Cluster Sampling without Replacement of Networks***by*Nipaporn Chutiman & Monchaya Chiangpradit**1-6 A Study of Probability Models in Monitoring Environmental Pollution in Nigeria***by*P. E. Oguntunde & O. A. Odetunmibi & A. O. Adejumo**1-14 A New Lifetime Distribution and Its Power Transformation***by*Ammar M. Sarhan & Lotfi Tadj & David C. Hamilton

### December 2014, Volume 2014

**1-6 Defining Sample Quantiles by the True Rank Probability***by*Lasse Makkonen & Matti Pajari**1-8 New Indices for Refining Multiple Choice Questions***by*Mariano Amo-Salas & María del Mar Arroyo-Jimenez & David Bustos-Escribano & Eva Fairén-Jiménez & Jesús López-Fidalgo

### June 2014, Volume 2014

**1-11 Bandwidth Selection for Recursive Kernel Density Estimators Defined by Stochastic Approximation Method***by*Yousri Slaoui**1-14 Sum of Bernoulli Mixtures: Beyond Conditional Independence***by*Taehan Bae & Ian Iscoe

### March 2014, Volume 2014

**1-6 An Improved Class of Chain Ratio-Product Type Estimators in Two-Phase Sampling Using Two Auxiliary Variables***by*Gajendra K. Vishwakarma & Manish Kumar**1-8 A Software Reliability Model Using Quantile Function***by*Bijamma Thomas & Midhu Narayanan Nellikkattu & Sankaran Godan Paduthol**1-21 The Exponentiated Half-Logistic Family of Distributions: Properties and Applications***by*Gauss M. Cordeiro & Morad Alizadeh & Edwin M. M. Ortega

### July 2014, Volume 2014

**1-5 Subgeometric Ergodicity under Random-Time State-Dependent Drift Conditions***by*Mokaedi V. Lekgari**1-6 On -Gamma and -Beta Distributions and Moment Generating Functions***by*Gauhar Rahman & Shahid Mubeen & Abdur Rehman & Mammona Naz**1-7 Risk Efficiencies of Empirical Bayes and Generalized Maximum Likelihood Estimates for Rayleigh Model under Censored Data***by*Dinesh Barot & Manhar Patel**1-12 Two Bootstrap Strategies for a -Problem up to Location-Scale with Dependent Samples***by*Jean-François Quessy & François Éthier**1-15 An Analysis of a Heuristic Procedure to Evaluate Tail (in)dependence***by*Marta Ferreira & Sérgio Silva

### October 2013, Volume 2013

**1-10 Gaussian Estimation of One-Factor Mean Reversion Processes***by*Freddy H. Marín Sánchez & J. Sebastian Palacio

### December 2013, Volume 2013

**1-6 The Central Limit Theorem for th-Order Nonhomogeneous Markov Information Source***by*Huilin Huang**1-6 Block Empirical Likelihood for Semiparametric Varying-Coefficient Partially Linear Errors-in-Variables Models with Longitudinal Data***by*Yafeng Xia & Hu Da**1-12 Estimation of Parameters of Generalized Inverted Exponential Distribution for Progressive Type-II Censored Sample with Binomial Removals***by*Sanjay Kumar Singh & Umesh Singh & Manoj Kumar**1-18 The Beta Generalized Half-Normal Distribution: New Properties***by*Gauss M. Cordeiro & Rodrigo R. Pescim & Edwin M. M. Ortega & Clarice G. B. Demétrio

### July 2013, Volume 2013

**1-6 A Note on Functional Averages over Gaussian Ensembles***by*Gabriel H. Tucci & Maria V. Vega**1-15 On the Generalized Lognormal Distribution***by*Thomas L. Toulias & Christos P. Kitsos**1-16 Bayesian Estimation and Prediction for Flexible Weibull Model under Type-II Censoring Scheme***by*Sanjay Kumar Singh & Umesh Singh & Vikas Kumar Sharma

### March 2013, Volume 2013

**1-11 Testing for Main Random Effects in Two-Way Random and Mixed Effects Models: Modifying the Statistic***by*Trent Gaugler & Michael G. Akritas**1-15 Using Time Deformation to Filter Nonstationary Time Series with Multiple Time-Frequency Structures***by*Mengyuan Xu & Wayne A. Woodward & Henry L. Gray**1-15 Estimation of Extreme Values by the Average Conditional Exceedance Rate Method***by*A. Naess & O. Gaidai & O. Karpa

### August 2013, Volume 2013

**1-9 Growth Estimators and Confidence Intervals for the Mean of Negative Binomial Random Variables with Unknown Dispersion***by*David Shilane & Derek Bean

### September 2013, Volume 2013

**1-7 Bayesian and Non-Bayesian Inference for Survival Data Using Generalised Exponential Distribution***by*Chris Bambey Guure & Samuel Bosomprah**1-7 Depth-Based Classification for Distributions with Nonconvex Support***by*Daniel Hlubinka & Ondrej Vencalek**1-10 Parameter Estimation for Type III Discrete Weibull Distribution: A Comparative Study***by*Alessandro Barbiero**1-12 Scale-Free Property for Degrees and Weights in a Preferential Attachment Random Graph Model***by*István Fazekas & Bettina Porvázsnyik

### February 2013, Volume 2013

**1-2 Adaptive and Sequential Methods for Clinical Trials***by*Yichuan Zhao & Zhengjia Chen & Xuelin Huang & Mourad Tighiouart**1-5 On-Line Selection of c -Alternating Subsequences from a Random Sample***by*Robert W. Chen & Larry A. Shepp & Justín Ju-Chen Yang**1-7 Nonlinear Survival Regression Using Artificial Neural Network***by*Akbar Biglarian & Enayatollah Bakhshi & Ahmad Reza Baghestani & Mahmood Reza Gohari & Mehdi Rahgozar & Masoud Karimloo**1-8 Note on Qualitative Robustness of Multivariate Sample Mean and Median***by*Evgueni Gordienko & Andrey Novikov & J. Ruiz de Chávez**1-12 The Complementary Exponentiated Exponential Geometric Lifetime Distribution***by*Francisco Louzada & Vitor Marchi & James Carpenter**1-13 Masses of Negative Multinomial Distributions: Application to Polarimetric Image Processing***by*Philippe Bernardoff & Florent Chatelain & Jean-Yves Tourneret**1-24 Exact Group Sequential Methods for Estimating a Binomial Proportion***by*Zhengjia Chen & Xinjia Chen

### May 2013, Volume 2013

**1-2 Recent Advances in Univariate and Multivariate Models***by*Gauss M. Cordeiro & Artur Lemonte & Edwin Ortega & Jose M. Sarabia

### June 2013, Volume 2013

**1-5 On the Study of Transience and Recurrence of the Markov Chain Defined by Directed Weighted Circuits Associated with a Random Walk in Fixed Environment***by*Chrysoula Ganatsiou**1-8 Bayesian Estimation of the Scale Parameter of Inverse Weibull Distribution under the Asymmetric Loss Functions***by*Farhad Yahgmaei & Manoochehr Babanezhad & Omid S. Moghadam**1-9 Weighted Kappas for Tables***by*Matthijs J. Warrens**1-11 A Survey Design for a Sensitive Binary Variable Correlated with Another Nonsensitive Binary Variable***by*Jun-Wu Yu & Yang Lu & Guo-Liang Tian

### November 2013, Volume 2013

**1-11 Confidence Intervals for the Coefficient of Variation in a Normal Distribution with a Known Population Mean***by*Wararit Panichkitkosolkul

### October 2012, Volume 2012

**1-10 Incorporating a Patient Dichotomous Characteristic in Cancer Phase I Clinical Trials Using Escalation with Overdose Control***by*Mourad Tighiouart & Galen Cook-Wiens & André Rogatko**1-15 Two-Stage Adaptive Optimal Design with Fixed First-Stage Sample Size***by*Adam Lane & Nancy Flournoy**1-16 Number of Patients per Cohort and Sample Size Considerations Using Dose Escalation with Overdose Control***by*Mourad Tighiouart & André Rogatko**1-18 Escalation with Overdose Control Using Ordinal Toxicity Grades for Cancer Phase I Clinical Trials***by*Mourad Tighiouart & Galen Cook-Wiens & André Rogatko**1-19 Mixed-Effects Tobit Joint Models for Longitudinal Data with Skewness, Detection Limits, and Measurement Errors***by*Getachew A. Dagne & Yangxin Huang**1-24 Inference for the Sharpe Ratio Using a Likelihood-Based Approach***by*Ying Liu & Marie Rekkas & Augustine Wong

### July 2012, Volume 2012

**1-12 Monitoring Murder Crime in Namibia Using Bayesian Space-Time Models***by*Isak Neema & Dankmar Böhning**1-13 Methods for Analyzing Multivariate Phenotypes in Genetic Association Studies***by*Qiong Yang & Yuanjia Wang**1-14 High-Dimensional Cox Regression Analysis in Genetic Studies with Censored Survival Outcomes***by*Jinfeng Xu**1-14 Robust Semiparametric Optimal Testing Procedure for Multiple Normal Means***by*Peng Liu & Chong Wang**1-16 Bayesian Non-Parametric Mixtures of GARCH(1,1) Models***by*John W. Lau & Ed Cripps**1-19 Clustering-Based Method for Developing a Genomic Copy Number Alteration Signature for Predicting the Metastatic Potential of Prostate Cancer***by*Alexander Pearlman & Christopher Campbell & Eric Brooks & Alex Genshaft & Shahin Shajahan & Michael Ittman & G. Steven Bova & Jonathan Melamed & Ilona Holcomb & Robert J. Schneider & Harry Ostrer

### August 2012, Volume 2012

**1-10 Sample Size Growth with an Increasing Number of Comparisons***by*Chi-Hong Tseng & Yongzhao Shao**1-13 Sample Size Calculation for Controlling False Discovery Proportion***by*Shulian Shang & Qianhe Zhou & Mengling Liu & Yongzhao Shao**1-13 Balancing Treatment Allocation over Continuous Covariates: A New Imbalance Measure for Minimization***by*Yanqing Hu & Feifang Hu**1-15 Genotype-Based Bayesian Analysis of Gene-Environment Interactions with Multiple Genetic Markers and Misclassification in Environmental Factors***by*Iryna Lobach & Ruzong Fan

### February 2012, Volume 2012

**1-15 Bayesian Estimation of Generalized Process Capability Indices***by*Sudhansu S. Maiti & Mahendra Saha**1-17 A Class of Spherical and Elliptical Distributions with Gaussian-Like Limit Properties***by*Chris Sherlock & Daniel Elton**1-17 Testing for Change in Mean of Independent Multivariate Observations with Time Varying Covariance***by*Mohamed Boutahar**1-18 New Bandwidth Selection for Kernel Quantile Estimators***by*Ali Al-Kenani & Keming Yu**1-18 A Two-Stage Joint Model for Nonlinear Longitudinal Response and a Time-to-Event with Application in Transplantation Studies***by*Magdalena Murawska & Dimitris Rizopoulos & Emmanuel Lesaffre**1-33 General Bootstrap for Dual ϕ-Divergence Estimates***by*Salim Bouzebda & Mohamed Cherfi

### March 2012, Volume 2012

**1-2 Joint Models and Their Applications***by*Yangxin Huang & Lang Wu & Grace Y. Yi & Wenbin Lu**1-12 Double Sampling with Ranked Set Selection in the Second Phase with Nonresponse: Analytical Results and Monte Carlo Experiences***by*Gaajendra K. Agarwal & Sira M. Allende & Carlos N. Bouza**1-13 Empirical Likelihood for Multidimensional Linear Model with Missing Responses***by*Liping Zhu**1-14 Computing the Moments of Order Statistics from Independent Nonidentically Distributed Exponentiated Frechet Variables***by*A. A. Jamjoom & Z. A. Al-Saiary**1-15 G-Filtering Nonstationary Time Series***by*Mengyuan Xu & Krista B. Cohlmia & Wayne A. Woodward & Henry L. Gray

### April 2012, Volume 2012

**1-8 Interval Estimations of the Two-Parameter Exponential Distribution***by*Lai Jiang & Augustine C. M. Wong**1-10 Marginal Distributions of Random Vectors Generated by Affine Transformations of Independent Two-Piece Normal Variables***by*Maximiano Pinheiro**1-15 Testing Homogeneity in a Semiparametric Two-Sample Problem***by*Yukun Liu & Pengfei Li & Yuejiao Fu**1-31 Transfer Function Models with Time-Varying Coefficients***by*Maria SÃlvia de A. Moura & Pedro A. Morettin & ClÃ©lia M. C. Toloi & Chang Chiann**1-37 Secondary Analysis under Cohort Sampling Designs Using Conditional Likelihood***by*Olli Saarela & Sangita Kulathinal & Juha Karvanen

### December 2012, Volume 2012

**1-5 Improved Estimators of the Mean of a Normal Distribution with a Known Coefficient of Variation***by*Wuttichai Srisodaphol & Noppakun Tongmol**1-15 A Two-Stage Penalized Logistic Regression Approach to Case-Control Genome-Wide Association Studies***by*Jingyuan Zhao & Zehua Chen**1-17 Analysis of Longitudinal and Survival Data: Joint Modeling, Inference Methods, and Issues***by*Lang Wu & Wei Liu & Grace Y. Yi & Yangxin Huang**1-20 Least Absolute Deviation Estimate for Functional Coefficient Partially Linear Regression Models***by*Yanqin Feng & Guoxin Zuo & Li Liu**1-26 Bayesian Approach to Zero-Inflated Bivariate Ordered Probit Regression Model, with an Application to Tobacco Use***by*Shiferaw Gurmu & Getachew A. Dagne

### June 2012, Volume 2012

**1-9 Coping with Nonstationarity in Categorical Time Series***by*Monnie McGee & Ian Harris**1-16 Mixed Modeling with Whole Genome Data***by*Jing Hua Zhao & Jian'an Luan**1-18 Finding Transcription Factor Binding Motifs for Coregulated Genes by Combining Sequence Overrepresentation with Cross-Species Conservation***by*Hui Jia & Jinming Li**1-19 Control of the False Discovery Proportion for Independently Tested Null Hypotheses***by*Yongchao Ge & Xiaochun Li

### September 2012, Volume 2012

**1-12 On Complete Moment Convergence of Weighted Sums for Arrays of Rowwise Negatively Associated Random Variables***by*Mingle Guo & Dongjin Zhu**1-15 A Semiparametric Marginalized Model for Longitudinal Data with Informative Dropout***by*Mengling Liu & Wenbin Lu**1-18 A Criterion for the Fuzzy Set Estimation of the Regression Function***by*Jesús A. Fajardo**1-19 Design and Statistical Analysis of Pooled Next Generation Sequencing for Rare Variants***by*Tao Wang & Chang-Yun Lin & Yuanhao Zhang & Ruofeng Wen & Kenny Ye

### May 2012, Volume 2012

**1-7 On Tightness of the Skew Random Walks***by*Youngsoo Seol**1-12 A Multinomial Ordinal Probit Model with Singular Value Decomposition Method for a Multinomial Trait***by*Soonil Kwon & Mark O. Goodarzi & Kent D. Taylor & Jinrui Cui & Y.-D. Ida Chen & Jerome I. Rotter & Willa Hsueh & Xiuqing Guo**1-16 Application of Generalized Space-Time Autoregressive Model on GDP Data in West European Countries***by*Nunung Nurhayati & Udjianna S. Pasaribu & Oki Neswan**1-19 Predicting Disease Onset from Mutation Status Using Proband and Relative Data with Applications to Huntington's Disease***by*Tianle Chen & Yuanjia Wang & Yanyuan Ma & Karen Marder & Douglas R. Langbehn**1-20 The Use of Statistical Tests to Calibrate the Black-Scholes Asset Dynamics Model Applied to Pricing Options with Uncertain Volatility***by*Lorella Fatone & Francesca Mariani & Maria Cristina Recchioni & Francesco Zirilli

### November 2012, Volume 2012

**1-3 Advanced Designs and Statistical Methods for Genetic and Genomic Studies of Complex Diseases***by*Yongzhao Shao & Wei Pan & Xiaohua Douglas Zhang**1-6 Not Significant: What Now?***by*Gerhard Marinell & Gabriele Steckel-Berger & Hanno Ulmer**1-14 The Transmission Disequilibrium/Heterogeneity Test with Parental-Genotype Reconstruction for Refined Genetic Mapping of Complex Diseases***by*Jing Han & Yongzhao Shao**1-18 -Plot for Testing Spherical Symmetry for High-Dimensional Data with a Small Sample Size***by*Jiajuan Liang**1-20 Methodology and Application of Adaptive and Sequential Approaches in Contemporary Clinical Trials***by*Zhengjia Chen & Yichuan Zhao & Ye Cui & Jeanne Kowalski

### September 2011, Volume 2011

**1-11 Large Deviations in Testing Squared Radial Ornstein-Uhleneck Model***by*Shoujiang Zhao & Qiaojing Liu**1-19 Classification and Regression Trees on Aggregate Data Modeling: An Application in Acute Myocardial Infarction***by*C. Quantin & L. Billard & M. Touati & N. Andreu & Y. Cottin & M. Zeller & F. Afonso & G. Battaglia & D. Seck & G. Le Teuff & E. Diday**1-39 Estimation and Properties of a Time-Varying GQARCH(1,1)-M Model***by*Sofia Anyfantaki & Antonis Demos

### November 2011, Volume 2011

**1-10 A Simple Normal Approximation for Weibull Distribution with Application to Estimation of Upper Prediction Limit***by*H. V. Kulkarni & S. K. Powar**1-13 Estimation of Stochastic Frontier Models with Fixed Effects through Monte Carlo Maximum Likelihood***by*Grigorios Emvalomatis & Spiro E. Stefanou & Alfons Oude Lansink**1-15 A Bayes Formula for Nonlinear Filtering with Gaussian and Cox Noise***by*Vidyadhar Mandrekar & Thilo Meyer-Brandis & Frank Proske**1-34 Convergence of Locally Square Integrable Martingales to a Continuous Local Martingale***by*Andriy Yurachkivsky