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### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 12

**2520-2530 Monitoring and change-point estimation for spline-modeled non-linear profiles in phase II***by*Zahra Hadidoust & Yaser Samimi & Hamid Shahriari**2531-2538 Joint coverage probability in a simulation study on continuous-time Markov chain parameter estimation***by*Julia S. Benoit & Wenyaw Chan & Rachelle S. Doody**2539-2553 Expanded renal transplantation: a competing risk model approach***by*Pablo Martínez-Camblor & Jacobo de Uña-Álvarez & Carmen Díaz Corte**2554-2570 Dealing with the biased effects issue when handling huge datasets: the case of INVALSI data***by*E. Raffinetti & I. Romeo**2571-2583 On stratified bivariate ranked set sampling for regression estimators***by*Daniel F. Linder & Hani Samawi & Lili Yu & Arpita Chatterjee & Yisong Huang & Robert Vogel**2584-2596 Correction methods for ties in rank correlations***by*Ilaria L. Amerise & Agostino Tarsitano**2597-2613 Semiparametric regression for restricted mean residual life under right censoring***by*Zahra Mansourvar & Torben Martinussen & Thomas H. Scheike**2614-2630 Nonlinearity testing and modeling for threshold moving average models***by*Rubing Liang & Cuizhen Niu & Qiang Xia & Zhiqiang Zhang**2631-2638 A proposal for handling ordinal categorical variables in co-inertia analysis***by*Antonio Lucadamo & Pietro Amenta**2639-2653 Long-term experiments and strip plot designs***by*Antonella Plaia**2654-2670 A new four-parameter discrete distribution with bathtub and unimodal failure rate***by*Vahid Nekoukhou & Hamid Bidram**2671-2685 Detecting diagnostic accuracy of two biomarkers through a bivariate log-normal ROC curve***by*Sudesh Pundir & R. Amala**2686-2693 Test of two hypotheses explaining the size of populations in a system of cities***by*Nikolay K. Vitanov & Marcel Ausloos**2694-2714 Bayesian analysis of censored linear regression models with scale mixtures of normal distributions***by*Aldo M. Garay & Heleno Bolfarine & Victor H. Lachos & Celso R.B. Cabral**2715-2733 Robust confidence intervals for trend estimation in meta-analysis with publication bias***by*H. Lu & P. Yin & R.X. Yue & J.Q. Shi**2734-2753 Measures of biomarker dependence using a copula-based multivariate epsilon-skew-normal family of distributions***by*Alan D. Hutson & Gregory E. Wilding & Terry L. Mashtare & Albert Vexler**2754-2768 Household budget-share distributions and welfare implications: an application of multivariate distributional statistics***by*Manisha Chakrabarty & Amita Majumder & Jeffrey Racine**2769-2775 Combining the t test and Wilcoxon's rank-sum test***by*Markus Neuhäuser

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 11

**2293-2306 Robust pairwise multiple comparisons under short-tailed symmetric distributions***by*Sibel Balci & Aysen Dener Akkaya**2307-2320 A class of tests of proportional hazards assumption for left-truncated and right-censored data***by*Wei Chen & Dehui Wang & Yanfeng Li**2321-2334 Product partition latent variable model for multiple change-point detection in multivariate data***by*Gift Nyamundanda & Avril Hegarty & Kevin Hayes**2335-2352 The uncertainty of a selected graphical model***by*Iris Pigeot & Fabian Sobotka & Svend Kreiner & Ronja Foraita**2353-2366 The Poisson-exponential model for recurrent event data: an application to bowel motility data***by*Francisco Louzada & Márcia A.C. Macera & Vicente G. Cancho**2367-2390 Climate, agriculture, and hunger: statistical prediction of undernourishment using nonlinear regression and data-mining techniques***by*Julie E. Shortridge & Stefanie M. Falconi & Benjamin F. Zaitchik & Seth D. Guikema**2391-2405 Overpayment models for medical audits: multiple scenarios***by*Tahir Ekin & R. Muzaffer Musal & Lawrence V. Fulton**2406-2419 An empirical study on the threshold cointegration of Chinese A and H cross-listed shares***by*Haiqiang Chen & Yanli Zhu**2420-2431 Detecting clusters with increased mean using scan windows with variable radius***by*Chen-ju Lin & Yi-chun Shu**2432-2448 Heteroscedasticity diagnostics in varying-coefficient partially linear regression models and applications in analyzing Boston housing data***by*Jin-Guan Lin & Yan-Yong Zhao & Hong-Xia Wang**2449-2460 The construction of a partial least-squares biplot***by*Opeoluwa F. Oyedele & Sugnet Lubbe**2461-2477 Semiparametric models of longitudinal and time-to-event data with applications to HIV viral dynamics and CD4 counts***by*Xiaobing Zhao & Xian Zhou**2478-2484 Experimental designs for open pollination in polycross trials***by*Cini Varghese & Eldho Varghese & Seema Jaggi & Arpan Bhowmik**2485-2496 A new S -super-2 control chart using repetitive sampling***by*Muhammad Aslam & Nasrullah Khan & Chi-Hyuck Jun**2497-2508 Robust estimation in partially linear regression models***by*Yunlu Jiang**2509-2519 Relative risk analysis of dengue cases using convolution extended into spatio-temporal model***by*A. Sani & B. Abapihi & Mukhsar Mukhsar & Kadir Kadir

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 10

**2073-2079 Geometric aspects of deletion diagnostics in multivariate regression***by*Myung Geun Kim**2080-2099 Designing stratified sampling in economic and business surveys***by*M.G.M. Khan & K.G. Reddy & D.K. Rao**2100-2114 Crossover design in clinical trials for binary response***by*Uttam Bandyopadhyay & Joydeep Basu & Ganesh Dutta**2115-2125 Robust group testing for multiple traits with misclassification***by*Juan Ding & Wenjun Xiong**2126-2140 Smoothed functional canonical correlation analysis of humidity and temperature data***by*Istem Koymen Keser & Ipek Deveci Kocakoç**2141-2158 A multilevel model with autoregressive components for the analysis of tribal art prices***by*Lucia Modugno & Silvia Cagnone & Simone Giannerini**2159-2179 New flexible models generated by gamma random variables for lifetime modeling***by*Edwin M.M. Ortega & Artur J. Lemonte & Giovana O. Silva & Gauss M. Cordeiro**2180-2191 Joint modeling of correlated binary outcomes: HIV-1 and HSV-2 co-infection***by*Musie Ghebremichael**2192-2202 A generalized analysis of the dependence structure by means of ANOVA***by*Antonello D'Ambra & Anna Crisci & Pasquale Sarnacchiaro**2203-2219 Distribution-free inference of zero-inflated binomial data for longitudinal studies***by*H. He & W. Wang & J. Hu & R. Gallop & P. Crits-Christoph & Y. Xia**2220-2232 An intuitive clustering algorithm for spherical data with application to extrasolar planets***by*Wen-Liang Hung & Shou-Jen Chang-Chien & Miin-Shen Yang**2233-2256 Joint modeling of mixed skewed continuous and ordinal longitudinal responses: a Bayesian approach***by*M. Teimourian & T. Baghfalaki & M. Ganjali & D. Berridge**2257-2279 Testing the proportional odds assumption in multiply imputed ordinal longitudinal data***by*A.F. Donneau & M. Mauer & P. Lambert & E. Lesaffre & A. Albert**2280-2289 Joint distribution of new sample rank of bivariate order statistics***by*Gulder Kemalbay & Ismihan Bayramoglu (Bairamov)**2290-2290 Sequential analysis: hypothesis testing and changepoint detection***by*Pieter Bastiaan Ober**2291-2291 Handbook of univariate and multivariate data analysis with IBM SPSS, second edition***by*Božidar V. Popović

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 9

**1843-1860 The effects of individually varying times of observations on growth parameter estimations in piecewise growth model***by*Yuan Liu & Hongyun Liu & Hang Li & Qian Zhao**1861-1876 Models for surveillance data under reporting delay: applications to US veteran first-time suicide attempters***by*Y. Xia & N. Lu & I. Katz & R. Bossarte & J. Arora & H. He & J.X. Tu & B. Stephens & A. Watts & X.M. Tu**1877-1895 Segmented classification analysis with a class of rectangle-screened elliptical populations***by*Hea-Jung Kim**1896-1910 Mixed-effect models for longitudinal responses with different types of dropout: an application to the Leiden 85-plus study***by*A. Spagnoli & J.J. Houwing-Duistermaat & M. Alfó**1911-1930 Robust first-order rotatable lifetime improvement experimental designs***by*Rabindra Nath Das & Jinseog Kim & Youngjo Lee**1931-1945 Joint modelling of longitudinal biomarker and gap time between recurrent events: copula-based dependence***by*Amal Saki Malehi & Ebrahim Hajizadeh & Kambiz A. Ahmadi & Parvin Mansouri**1946-1961 Two sample test for high-dimensional partially paired data***by*Seokho Lee & Johan Lim & Insuk Sohn & Sin-Ho Jung & Cheol-Keun Park**1962-1972 Dihedral angles principal geodesic analysis using nonlinear statistics***by*A. Nodehi & M. Golalizadeh & A. Heydari**1973-1983 Empirical likelihood ratio-based goodness-of-fit test for the logistic distribution***by*Hadi Alizadeh Noughabi**1984-1992 An alternative procedure for performing a power analysis of Mantel's test***by*A.R. Silva & C.T.S. Dias & P.R. Cecon & E.R. R�go**1993-2009 Bayesian spatial prediction of skew and censored data via a hybrid algorithm***by*Firoozeh Rivaz & Majid Jafari Khaledi**2010-2029 Regression model for interval-valued variables based on copulas***by*Eufrásio de A. Lima Neto & Ulisses U. dos Anjos**2030-2037 The effects of data input errors on subsequent statistical inference***by*Marcin Kozak & Wojtek Krzanowski & Izabela Cichocka & James Hartley**2038-2055 Emulation and interpretation of high-dimensional climate model outputs***by*Philip B. Holden & Neil R. Edwards & Paul H. Garthwaite & Richard D. Wilkinson**2056-2072 Robust estimation for non-homogeneous data and the selection of the optimal tuning parameter: the density power divergence approach***by*Abhik Ghosh & Ayanendranath Basu

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 8

**1617-1634 An outlier-resistant test for heteroscedasticity in linear models***by*Ekele Alih & Hong Choon Ong**1635-1644 CUSUM chart for detecting range shifts when monotonicity of likelihood ratio is invalid***by*Guanfu Liu & Xiaolong Pu & Lei Wang & Dongdong Xiang**1645-1658 Adaptive Bayesian bandwidth selection in asymmetric kernel density estimation for nonnegative heavy-tailed data***by*Y. Ziane & S. Adjabi & N. Zougab**1659-1676 The sinh-normal/independent nonlinear regression model***by*Filidor Vilca & Camila Borelli Zeller & Gauss M. Cordeiro**1677-1689 Estimating the minority class proportion with the ROC curve using Military Personality Inventory data of the ROK Armed Forces***by*Meesun Sun & Kwanghyun Choi & Sungzoon Cho**1690-1705 Multiple window discrete scan statistic for higher-order Markovian sequences***by*Deidra A. Coleman & Donald E.K. Martin & Brian J. Reich**1706-1715 Testing the homogeneity of proportions for clustered binary data without knowing the correlation structure***by*Tsung-Shan Tsou & Hsiao-Yun Liu**1716-1722 A comparison of different procedures for principal component analysis in the presence of outliers***by*B. Baris Alkan & Cemal Atakan & Nesrin Alkan**1723-1739 Non-sparse ϵ -insensitive support vector regression for outlier detection***by*Waleed Dhhan & Sohel Rana & Habshah Midi**1740-1756 A Monte Carlo comparison of alternative methods of maximum likelihood ranking in racing sports***by*Aaron Anderson**1757-1758 Comment on multiple comparisons with a control under heteroscedasticity***by*Mario Hasler**1759-1769 Comment on testing for spurious and cointegrated regressions: a wavelet approach***by*Javier Fernández-Macho**1770-1772 Response to the comment on testing for spurious and cointegrated regressions: a wavelet approach***by*Chee Kian Leong**1773-1781 Classification trees aided mixed regression model***by*Oguz Akbilgic**1782-1791 Saddlepoint p -values for a class of tests for comparing competing risks with censored data***by*Ehab F. Abd-Elfattah**1792-1812 Comparison of three-level cluster randomized trials using quantile dispersion graphs***by*S.P. Singh & S. Mukhopadhyay & A. Roy**1813-1828 Spatial modeling of extreme rainfall in northeast Thailand***by*Sanghoo Yoon & Bungon Kumphon & Jeong-Soo Park**1829-1841 Interval estimation for conformance proportions of multiple quality characteristics***by*Chien-Lang Chen & Shang-Ling Ou & Chen-Tuo Liao

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 7

**1383-1401 Buckley-James-type estimation of quantile regression with recurrent gap time data***by*Jung-Yu Cheng & Shinn-Jia Tzeng**1402-1420 Testing the rate ratio under inverse sampling based on gradient statistic***by*Cuizhen Niu & Qiang Xia**1421-1441 Random effects regression mixtures for analyzing infant habituation***by*Derek S. Young & David R. Hunter**1442-1457 A software reliability model using mean residual quantile function***by*Bijamma Thomas & N.N. Midhu & P.G. Sankaran**1458-1471 Assessing influential trade effects via high-frequency market reactions***by*Meihui Guo & Yi-Ting Guo & Chi-Jeng Wang & Liang-Ching Lin**1472-1489 A comparison of the parameter estimation methods for bimodal mixture Weibull distribution with complete data***by*Aydin Karakoca & Ulku Erisoglu & Murat Erisoglu**1490-1502 Robust two parameter ridge M-estimator for linear regression***by*Hasan Ertas & Selma Toker & Selahattin KaÃ§ıranlar**1503-1518 Automatic clustering algorithm for fuzzy data***by*Wen-Liang Hung & Jenn-Hwai Yang**1519-1530 Migration pattern in Bangladesh: a covariate-dependent Markov model***by*Jahida Gulshan & Md. Mejbahuddin Mina & Syed Shahadat Hossain**1531-1546 Linear and segmented trends in sea surface temperature data***by*Luis A. Gil-Alana**1547-1555 Estimating the hazard functions of two alternately occurring recurrent events***by*Sugata Sen Roy & Moumita Chatterjee**1556-1571 An online copy number variant detection method for short sequencing reads***by*Ayten Yiğiter & Jie Chen & Lingling An & Nazan Danacioğlu**1572-1590 Analysing organic food buyers' perceptions with Bayesian networks: a case study in Turkey***by*E. Cene & F. Karaman**1591-1601 Wavelet and short-time Fourier transform comparison-based analysis of myoelectric signals***by*Karan Veer & Ravinder Agarwal**1602-1616 Nonparametric estimation and test of conditional Kendall's tau under semi-competing risks data and truncated data***by*Jin-Jian Hsieh & Wei-Cheng Huang

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 6

**1148-1165 Bayesian estimation and case influence diagnostics for the zero-inflated negative binomial regression model***by*Aldo M. Garay & Victor H. Lachos & Heleno Bolfarine**1166-1182 Modeling veterans' health benefit grants using the expectation maximization algorithm***by*Tatjana Miljkovic & Nikita Barabanov**1183-1205 Robust estimation of the mean vector for high-dimensional data set using robust clustering***by*Hamid Shahriari & Orod Ahmadi**1206-1222 Bayesian joint modeling of correlated counts data with application to adverse birth outcomes***by*Cindy Xin Feng**1223-1239 Frequentist and Bayesian approaches for a joint model for prostate cancer risk and longitudinal prostate-specific antigen data***by*Carles Serrat & Montserrat Rué & Carmen Armero & Xavier Piulachs & Hèctor Perpiñán & Anabel Forte & Álvaro Páez & Guadalupe Gómez**1240-1254 Robust estimation of mean and covariance for longitudinal data with dropouts***by*Guoyou Qin & Zhongyi Zhu**1255-1277 The penalized biclustering model and related algorithms***by*Thierry Chekouo & Alejandro Murua**1278-1290 Using repeated-prevalence data in multi-state modeling of renal replacement therapy***by*Antoine Dany & Emmanuelle Dantony & Mad-Hélénie Elsensohn & Emmanuel Villar & Cécile Couchoud & René Ecochard**1291-1305 On the assessment of various factors effecting the improvement in CD4 count of aids patients undergoing antiretroviral therapy using generalized Poisson regression***by*Gurprit Grover & Ravi Vajala & Prafulla Kumar Swain**1306-1321 The total bootstrap median: a robust and efficient estimator of location and scale for small samples***by*Peter A. Dowd & Eulogio Pardo-Ig�zquiza & Juan José Egozcue**1322-1331 A modified approximate method for analysis of degradation data***by*Thiago Rezende dos Santos & Enrico A. Colosimo**1332-1347 Bootstrap unit root test based on least absolute deviation estimation under dependence assumptions***by*Xiaorong Yang**1348-1366 Standardized mortality ratio for an estimated number of deaths***by*Xu Tang & Fah Fatt Gan & Lingyun Zhang**1367-1373 Statistical diagnosis for non-parametric regression models with random right censorship based on the empirical likelihood method***by*Shuling Wang & Xiaoyan Wang & Jiangtao Dai**1374-1381 Notes on estimation of the intraclass correlation under the AB/BA crossover trial***by*Kung-Jong Lui

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 5

**921-937 Statistical models for disaggregation and reaggregation of natural gas consumption data***by*M. Brabec & O. Konár & M. Mal� & I. Kasanick� & E. Pelikán**938-955 Cluster-based multivariate outlier identification and re-weighted regression in linear models***by*Ekele Alih & Hong Choon Ong**956-966 Granger-causality in Markov switching models***by*Monica Billio & Silvio Di Sanzo**967-985 Nonnested hypothesis testing in the class of varying dispersion beta regressions***by*Francisco Cribari-Neto & Sadraque E.F. Lucena**986-993 A useful approach to identify the multicollinearity in the presence of outliers***by*Alper Sinan & B. Barıs Alkan**994-1016 Bayesian approach to the inverse problem in a light scattering application***by*Fernando A. Otero & Helcio R. Barreto Orlande & Gloria L. Frontini & Guillermo E. Eliçabe**1017-1031 Predictor relative importance and matching regression parameters***by*Stan Lipovetsky & W. Michael Conklin**1032-1042 Optimum multivariate stratified double sampling design: Chebyshev's Goal Programming approach***by*Shazia Ghufran & Saman Khowaja & M.J. Ahsan**1043-1063 Local labour markets delineation: an approach based on evolutionary algorithms and classification methods***by*M. Pilar Alonso & Asunción Beamonte & Pilar Gargallo & Manuel Salvador**1064-1079 Bayesian alignment of proteins via Delaunay tetrahedralization***by*S.M. Najibi & M.R. Faghihi & M. Golalizadeh & S.S. Arab**1080-1090 Simultaneous inference of a misclassified outcome and competing risks failure time data***by*Sheng Luo & Xiao Su & Min Yi & Kelly K. Hunt**1091-1105 Determination of the functional form of the relationship of covariates to the log hazard ratio in a Cox model***by*B. Ganguli & M. Naskar & E.J. Malloy & E.A. Eisen**1106-1119 Testing hypotheses about medical test accuracy: considerations for design and inference***by*Adam J. Branscum & Dunlei Cheng & J. Jack Lee**1120-1132 Bayesian Markov chain Monte Carlo imputation for the transiting exoplanets with an application in clustering analysis***by*Huei-Wen Teng & Wen-Liang Hung & Yen-Ju Chao**1133-1147 Multi-relational learning via hierarchical nonparametric Bayesian collective matrix factorization***by*Hongxia Yang & Aurelie Lozano

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 4

**690-704 Analyzing time-frequency relationship between oil price and exchange rate in Pakistan through wavelets***by*Muhammad Shahbaz & Aviral Kumar Tiwari & Mohammad Iqbal Tahir**705-721 Stabilizing heteroscedasticity for butterfly-distributed residuals by the weighting absolute centered external variable***by*Resit �elik**722-744 The geography of Spanish bank branches***by*L. Alamá & D. Conesa & A. Forte & E. Tortosa-Ausina**745-761 A Bayesian approach of joint models for clustered zero-inflated count data with skewness and measurement errors***by*Ying-zi Fu & Pei-xiao Chu & Li-ying Lu**762-774 Variable selection via a multi-stage strategy***by*Jing Chang & Herbert K.H. Lee**775-788 A new financial stress index model based on support vector regression and control chart***by*Mohamed El Ghourabi & Amira Dridi & Mohamed Limam**789-805 Skew-normal factor analysis models with incomplete data***by*M. Liu & T.I. Lin**806-816 Urban public transport choice behavior analysis and service improvement policy-making: a case study from the metropolitan city, Chengdu, China***by*Fei Yang & Lin Chen & Yang Cheng & Zhenxing Yao & Xu Zhang**817-827 Multiple imputation of censored survival data in the presence of missing covariates using restricted mean survival time***by*Gurprit Grover & Vinay K. Gupta**828-833 On uncertainty of a proportion from a stratified random sample of a small population***by*M.S. Hamada & B.L. Mitchell & C.T. Necker**834-845 A spatio-temporal model for assessing winter damage risk to east coast vineyards***by*Andrew Hoegh & Scotland Leman**916-917 Handbook of spatial point-pattern analysis in ecology***by*Paul M. Ramsay**846-865 A minimum spanning tree equipartition algorithm for microaggregation***by*Costas Panagiotakis & Georgios Tziritas**866-875 Measure of departure from symmetry for the analysis of collapsed square contingency tables with ordered categories***by*Kouji Yamamoto & Fumika Shimada & Sadao Tomizawa**876-904 Generalized Nelson-Siegel term structure model: do the second slope and curvature factors improve the in-sample fit and out-of-sample forecasts?***by*Wali Ullah & Yasumasa Matsuda & Yoshihiko Tsukuda**905-913 Analysis of discrete lifetime data under middle-censoring and in the presence of covariates***by*S. Rao Jammalamadaka & Elvynna Leong**914-915 Applied meta-analysis with R***by*Philip Pallmann**915-915 Statistical analysis of human growth and development***by*Marina A.P. Andrade**916-916 Constrained principal component analysis and related techniques***by*Jonathan Gillard**917-918 Modern survey sampling***by*Mariano Ruiz Espejo**918-919 Circular statistics in R***by*Giuseppe Pandolfo

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 3

**463-476 A multiple imputation approach to nonlinear mixed-effects models with covariate measurement errors and missing values***by*Wei Liu & Shuyou Li**477-491 Application of skew-normal distribution for detecting differential expression to microRNA data***by*Ahmed Hossain & Joseph Beyene**492-507 Kalman filter-based modelling and forecasting of stochastic volatility with threshold***by*Himadri Ghosh & Bishal Gurung & Prajneshu**508-519 Empirical Bayes estimation of parameters in Markov transition probability matrix with computational methods***by*Babulal Seal & Sk Jakir Hossain**520-534 Generalized cross entropy method for analysing the SERVQUAL model***by*E. Ciavolino & A. Calcagn�**535-554 A multidimensional view on poverty in the European Union by partial order theory***by*Paola Annoni & Rainer Bruggemann & Lars Carlsen**555-565 Predicting objective physical activity from self-report surveys: a model validation study using estimated generalized least-squares regression***by*Nicholas Beyler & Wayne Fuller & Sarah Nusser & Gregory Welk**566-576 Extreme values identification in regression using a peaks-over-threshold approach***by*Tong Siu Tung Wong & Wai Keung Li**577-588 Dynamic optimal capital growth of diversified investment***by*Luo Yong & Zhu Bo & Tang Yong**589-602 Infant mortality rates: time trends and fractional integration***by*Guglielmo Maria Caporale & Luis A. Gil-Alana**603-613 Inferences on correlation coefficients of bivariate log-normal distributions***by*Guoyi Zhang & Zhongxue Chen**614-629 Tail-weighted measures of dependence***by*Pavel Krupskii & Harry Joe**630-647 RandGA: injecting randomness into parallel genetic algorithm for variable selection***by*Chun-Xia Zhang & Guan-Wei Wang & Jun-Min Liu**648-661 Collinearity: revisiting the variance inflation factor in ridge regression***by*C.B. García & J. García & M.M. López Martín & R. Salmerón**662-675 Short- and long-run rolling causality techniques and optimal window-wise lag selection: an application to the export-led growth hypothesis***by*Aviral Kumar Tiwari & Alexander Ludwig**676-689 Unbalanced data classification using support vector machines with active learning on scleroderma lung disease patterns***by*J. Lee & Y. Wu & H. Kim

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 2

**231-251 Bayesian modelling of health insurance losses***by*Zeinab Amin & Maram Salem**252-266 Likelihood analysis for a class of beta mixed models***by*Wagner Hugo Bonat & Paulo Justiniano Ribeiro & Walmes Marques Zeviani**267-280 A semi-parametric Bayesian extreme value model using a Dirichlet process mixture of gamma densities***by*Jairo Alberto F�quene Patiño**281-291 Nonparametric estimation of varying-coefficient single-index models***by*Young-Ju Kim**292-308 Dynamic financial distress prediction based on Kalman filtering***by*Xinzhong Bao & Qiuyan Tao & Hongyu Fu**309-326 Time-varying coefficient models with ARMA-GARCH structures for longitudinal data analysis***by*Haiyan Zhao & Fred Huffer & Xu-Feng Niu**327-346 A dynamic double asymmetric copula generalized autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity model: application to China's and US stock market***by*Yan Fang & Ling Liu & JinZhi Liu**347-359 Independent screening in high-dimensional exponential family predictors' space***by*Kofi Placid Adragni**360-370 Median regression model with doubly truncated data***by*Pao-Sheng Shen**371-379 Marginal asymmetry model for square contingency tables with ordered categories***by*Kouji Tahata & Takuya Yoshimoto**380-397 Bayesian comparison of private and common values in structural second-price auctions***by*Bertil Wegmann**398-408 Sequential combining in discriminant analysis***by*T. Górecki**409-427 Biomarker classification derived from finite growth mixture modeling with a time-varying covariate: an example with phosphorus and glomerular filtration rate***by*Sterling McPherson & Celestina Barbosa-Leiker**428-444 Stepwise local influence in generalized autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity models***by*Lei Shi & Md. Mostafizur Rahman & Wen Gan & Jianhua Zhao**445-458 Model selection in quantile regression models***by*Rahim Alhamzawi**459-460 Paradoxes in scientific inference***by*William Hughes**460-461 Getting started with business analytics***by*Abhay Kumar Tiwari**461-462 Statistical methods with applications to demography and life insurance***by*Prabhanjan Tattar**462-462 Generalized linear models for categorical and continuous limited dependent variables***by*Hassan S. Bakouch

### 2015, Volume 42, Issue 1

**1-11 Measures of discrimination for latent group-based trajectory models***by*Nilesh H. Shah & Alison E. Hipwell & Stephanie D. Stepp & Chung-Chou H. Chang**12-26 Sparse alternatives to ridge regression: a random effects approach***by*Arief Gusnanto & Yudi Pawitan**27-36 Confidence regions for two proportions from independent negative binomial distributions***by*P. Elliott & K. Riggs**37-49 Analytical closed-form solution for binary logit regression by categorical predictors***by*Stan Lipovetsky**50-70 Bayesian scale space analysis of temporal changes in satellite images***by*Leena Pasanen & Lasse Holmström**71-87 An intuitive risk factors search algorithm: usage of the Bayesian network technique in personalized medicine***by*Evgeny D. Maslennikov & Alexey V. Sulimov & Igor A. Savkin & Marina A. Evdokimova & Dmitry A. Zateyshchikov & Valery V. Nosikov & Vladimir B. Sulimov**88-97 Segmentation of circular data***by*Douglas M. Hawkins & F. Lombard**98-113 Bayesian analysis of a one-compartment kinetic model used in medical imaging***by*Peter Malave & Arkadiusz Sitek**114-126 A skew-normal random effects model for longitudinal ordinal categorical responses with missing data***by*Afsane Rastegaran & Mohammad Reza Zadkarami**127-143 Aggregated functional data model for near-infrared spectroscopy calibration and prediction***by*Ronaldo Dias & Nancy L. Garcia & Guilherme Ludwig & Marley A. Saraiva**144-160 Jackknife empirical likelihood method for testing the equality of two variances***by*Ying-Ju Chen & Wei Ning & Arjun K. Gupta**161-179 Modelling the quality of work in the Italian social co-operatives combining NPCA-RSM and SEM-GME approaches***by*Enrico Ciavolino & Maurizio Carpita & Amjad Al-Nasser**180-201 A comparative study of the use of large margin classifiers on seismic data***by*Krystallenia Drosou & Andreas Artemiou & Christos Koukouvinos**202-213 The change in real interest rate persistence in OECD countries: evidence from modified panel ratio tests***by*Nicholas Apergis & Christina Christou & James E. Payne & James W. Saunoris**214-230 A queueing model to study the occurrence and duration of ozone exceedances in Mexico City***by*Juan Martin Barrios & Eliane R. Rodrigues

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 12

**2557-2576 On progressively censored generalized inverted exponential distribution***by*Sanku Dey & Tanujit Dey