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### 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**2577-2595 Fitting and testing the Marshall-Olkin extended Weibull model with randomly censored data***by*Jiaqing Xu & Cheng Peng**2596-2615 Hierarchical Bayesian modeling of marked non-homogeneous Poisson processes with finite mixtures and inclusion of covariate information***by*Athanasios Christou Micheas**2616-2626 The Gamma-count distribution in the analysis of experimental underdispersed data***by*Walmes Marques Zeviani & Paulo Justiniano Ribeiro & Wagner Hugo Bonat & Silvia Emiko Shimakura & Joel Augusto Muniz**2627-2638 A generalized test variable approach for grain yield comparisons of rice***by*Shin-Fu Tsai**2639-2657 Adaptive Bayes sum test for the equality of two nonparametric functions***by*Yangyi Xu & Inyoung Kim & Patrick Schaumont**2658-2675 Extending the Mann-Whitney-Wilcoxon rank sum test to longitudinal regression analysis***by*R. Chen & T. Chen & N. Lu & H. Zhang & P. Wu & C. Feng & X.M. Tu**2676-2695 Patient-specific meta-analysis for risk assessment using multivariate proportional hazards regression***by*Michael R. Crager & Gong Tang**2696-2708 On a measure of information gain for regression models in survival analysis***by*Delphine Maucort-Boulch & Pascal Roy & Janez Stare**2709-2726 Bayesian penalized smoothing approaches in models specified using differential equations with unknown error distributions***by*Jonathan Jaeger & Philippe Lambert**2727-2742 Bayesian age-stratified joinpoint regression model: an application to lung and brain cancer mortality***by*Ram C. Kafle & Netra Khanal & Chris P. Tsokos**2743-2760 Semiparametric Bayesian hierarchical models for heterogeneous population in nonlinear mixed effect model: application to gastric emptying studies***by*Huaiye Zhang & Inyoung Kim & Chun Gun Park**2761-2776 Sensitivity analysis for the identifiability with application to latent random effect model for the mixed data***by*E. Bahrami Samani**2777-2777 Understanding advanced statistical methods***by*Božidar V. Popović**2778-2779 Self-organised criticality: theory, models and characterisation***by*Yves Laberge**2779-2780 Statistical methods for handling incomplete data***by*Mariano Ruiz Espejo**2780-2781 Statistics through resampling methods and R, second edition***by*Michail Tsagris**2781-2782 Risk modelling in general insurance from principles to practice***by*Yves Laberge**2777-2778 An introduction to analysis of financial data with R***by*Søren Feodor Nielsen

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 11

**2323-2341 Analysis of local influence in geostatistics using Student's t -distribution***by*R.A.B. Assump��o & M.A. Uribe-Opazo & M. Galea**2342-2357 Regression for non-Euclidean data using distance matrices***by*Julian J. Faraway**2358-2374 Keep it simple: estimation strategies for ordered response models with fixed effects***by*Maximilian Riedl & Ingo Geishecker**2375-2405 Estimation for an inverted exponentiated Rayleigh distribution under type II progressive censoring***by*Manoj Kumar Rastogi & Yogesh Mani Tripathi**2406-2417 Estimation and inference in regression discontinuity designs with asymmetric kernels***by*Eduardo F�**2418-2436 Robust inference for generalized partially linear mixed models that account for censored responses and missing covariates -- an application to Arctic data analysis***by*Kalyan Das & Angshuman Sarkar**2437-2449 Local composite quantile regression estimation of time-varying parameter vector for multidimensional time-inhomogeneous diffusion models***by*Ji-Xia Wang & Qing-Xian Xiao**2450-2461 Separability tests for high-dimensional, low-sample size multivariate repeated measures data***by*Sean L. Simpson & Lloyd J. Edwards & Martin A. Styner & Keith E. Muller**2462-2482 Statistical analysis of rank data from a visual matching of colored textures***by*Amadou Sawadogo & Dominique Lafon & Simplice Dossou Gb�t�**2483-2492 A Bayesian hierarchical model for inference across related reverse phase protein arrays experiments***by*Riten Mitra & Peter M�ller & Yuan Ji & Yitan Zhu & Gordon Mills & Yiling Lu**2493-2503 The effect of weight function on hypothesis testing in weighted sampling***by*Maryam Karimi & Sayed Mohammad Reza Alavi**2504-2514 Bayesian analysis of joint mean and covariance models for longitudinal data***by*Dengke Xu & Zhongzhan Zhang & Liucang Wu**2515-2538 An investigation of the impact of various geographical scales for the specification of spatial dependence***by*Su Yun Kang & James McGree & Peter Baade & Kerrie Mengersen**2539-2556 Functional response models for intraclass correlation coefficients***by*N. Lu & T. Chen & P. Wu & D. Gunzler & H. Zhang & H. He & X.M. Tu

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 10

**2092-2102 Some notes on robust sure independence screening***by*Weiyan Mu & Shifeng Xiong**2103-2122 Generating synthetic data to produce public-use microdata for small geographic areas based on complex sample survey data with application to the National Health Interview Survey***by*Joseph W. Sakshaug & Trivellore E. Raghunathan**2123-2140 Bayesian inference over ICA models: application to multibiometric score fusion with quality estimates***by*A. Rouigueb & S. Chitroub & A. Bouridane**2141-2156 Mixed ranked set sampling design***by*Abdul Haq & Jennifer Brown & Elena Moltchanova & Amer Ibrahim Al-Omari**2157-2177 Stochastic approximation Monte Carlo Gibbs sampling for structural change inference in a Bayesian heteroscedastic time series model***by*Jaehee Kim & Sooyoung Cheon**2178-2191 Joint modeling of multivariate censored longitudinal and event time data with application to the Genetic Markers of Inflammation Study***by*Francis Pike & Lisa A. Weissfeld & Chung-Chou H. Chang**2192-2205 Prediction of transplant-free survival in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients using joint models for event times and mixed multivariate longitudinal data***by*Jiin Choi & Stewart J. Anderson & Thomas J. Richards & Wesley K. Thompson**2206-2221 The probabilistic reduction approach to specifying multinomial logistic regression models in health outcomes research***by*Jason S. Bergtold & Eberechukwu Onukwugha**2222-2239 A deflated indicators approach for estimating second-order reflective models through PLS-PM: an empirical illustration***by*M. Nitti & E. Ciavolino**2240-2256 A new model selection procedure based on dynamic quantile regression***by*Wei Xiong & Maozai Tian**2257-2269 General partially linear additive transformation model with right-censored data***by*Lin Liu & Jianbo Li & Riquan Zhang**2270-2281 Identification of longitudinal biomarkers for survival by a score test derived from a joint model of longitudinal and competing risks data***by*Feng-Shou Ko**2282-2297 Joint estimation of disease-specific sensitivities and specificities in reader-based multi-disease diagnostic studies of paired organs***by*N. Withanage & A.R. de Leon & C.J. Rudnisky**2298-2311 Insights into the appropriate level of disaggregation for efficient time series model forecasting***by*Octavio Ramirez & Jeff Mullen & Alba J. Collart**2312-2322 Evidence of bias in the Eurovision song contest: modelling the votes using Bayesian hierarchical models***by*Marta Blangiardo & Gianluca Baio

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 9

**1859-1880 A log-linear regression model for the odd Weibull distribution with censored data***by*Edwin M.M. Ortega & Gauss M. Cordeiro & Elizabeth M. Hashimoto & Kahadawala Cooray**1881-1902 Capability indices for Birnbaum-Saunders processes applied to electronic and food industries***by*Víctor Leiva & Carolina Marchant & Helton Saulo & Muhammad Aslam & Fernando Rojas**1903-1918 Effectiveness of a random compound noise strategy for robust parameter design***by*Shun Matsuura**1919-1933 Eliciting expert judgements about a set of proportions***by*Rita Esther Zapata-Vázquez & Anthony O'Hagan & Leonardo Soares Bastos**1934-1955 Joint modeling of multivariate longitudinal mixed measurements and time to event data using a Bayesian approach***by*T. Baghfalaki & M. Ganjali & D. Berridge**1956-1975 An evaluation of Monte-Carlo logic and logicFS motivated by a study of the regulation of gene expression in heart failure***by*Yun Lu & Sridhar Hannenhalli & Tom Cappola & Mary Putt**1976-1988 Third-order likelihood-based inference for the log-normal regression model***by*Chwu-Shiun Tarng**1989-2000 Shelf-life and its estimation in drug stability studies***by*W. Liu & J.C. Hsu & F. Bretz & A.J. Hayter & Y. Han**2001-2010 Longitudinal data analysis using Bayesian-frequentist hybrid random effects model***by*Le Chen & Ao Yuan & Aiyi Liu & Guanjie Chen**2011-2027 A mutual information-based k -sample test for discrete distributions***by*Robert Drake & Apratim Guha**2028-2043 A general class of test statistics for Van Valen's Red Queen hypothesis***by*Jelani Wiltshire & Fred W. Huffer & William C. Parker**2044-2055 Multidimensional item response theory models for dichotomous data in customer satisfaction evaluation***by*Federico Andreis & Pier Alda Ferrari**2056-2074 An extended exponentiated-G-negative binomial family with threshold effect***by*Josemar Rodrigues & Gauss M. Cordeiro & Jorge Bazan**2075-2091 Assessing direct and indirect seasonal decomposition in state space***by*Daniel Thorburn & Can Tongur

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 8

**1627-1644 Longitudinal profiles of bounded outcome scores as predictors for disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis patients: a joint modeling approach***by*Siti Haslinda Mohd Din & Marek Molas & Jolanda Luime & Emmanuel Lesaffre**1645-1657 A refined parameter estimating approach for HIV dynamic model***by*Tao Lu & Yangxin Huang & Min Wang & Feng Qian**1658-1677 Sparse group variable selection based on quantile hierarchical Lasso***by*Weihua Zhao & Riquan Zhang & Jicai Liu**1678-1693 Optimal cut-off for rare events and unbalanced misclassification costs***by*Raffaella Calabrese**1694-1707 A generalized linear model approach to seasonal aspects of wind speed modeling***by*Alain Bensoussan & Pierre Bertrand & Alexandre Brouste**1708-1720 Two steps generalized maximum entropy estimation procedure for fitting linear regression when both covariates are subject to error***by*Amjad D. Al-Nasser**1721-1745 A new weighted rank coefficient of concordance***by*Tahani Coolen-Maturi**1746-1766 Inference in multivariate linear regression models with elliptically distributed errors***by*M. Qamarul Islam & Fetih Yildirim & Mehmet Yazici**1767-1784 Sensitivity analysis of the unconfoundedness assumption with an application to an evaluation of college choice effects on earnings***by*Xavier de Luna & Mathias Lundin**1785-1798 Skew-normal distribution for growth curve models in presence of a heteroscedasticity structure***by*Francisco Louzada & Paulo H. Ferreira & Carlos A.R. Diniz**1799-1813 Blind source separation filters-based-fault detection and isolation in a three tank system***by*Abdelmalek Kouadri & Karim Baiche & Mimoun Zelmat**1814-1829 Bayesian model selection in linear mixed effects models with autoregressive(p) errors using mixture priors***by*Tsai-Hung Fan & Yi-Fu Wang & Yi-Chen Zhang**1830-1847 Classification of biomedical signals for differential diagnosis of Raynaud's phenomenon***by*Luigi Ippoliti & Simone Di Zio & Arcangelo Merla**1848-1856 Standard statistical tools for the breed allocation problem***by*Pablo Martínez-Camblor & Carlos Carleos & Jesus Á Baro & Javier Cañón**1857-1858 Applied medical statistics using SAS***by*Konstantinos C. Fragkos**1858-1858 Exercises and solutions in statistical theory***by*Božidar V. Popović

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 7

**1395-1407 Optimum design-based ratio estimators of the distribution function***by*J.F. Muñoz & E. Álvarez & M. Rueda**1408-1421 A new sampling strategy to reduce the effect of autocorrelation on a control chart***by*Bruno Chaves Franco & Philippe Castagliola & Giovanni Celano & Antonio Fernando Branco Costa**1422-1435 A trajectory analysis of body mass index for Finnish children***by*Tapio Nummi & Tiina Hakanen & Liudmila Lipiäinen & Ulla Harjunmaa & Matti K. Salo & Marja-Terttu Saha & Nina Vuorela**1436-1452 Application of ridge regression and factor analysis in design and production of alloy wheels***by*Zhi-Sheng Ye & Jian-Guo Li & Mengru Zhang**1453-1470 Sampling schemes for price index construction: a performance comparison across the classification of individual consumption by purpose food groups***by*Saeed Heravi & Peter Morgan**1471-1485 Generalized confidence interval estimation for the mean of delta-lognormal distribution: an application to New Zealand trawl survey data***by*Wei-Hwa Wu & Hsin-Neng Hsieh**1486-1503 A Poisson geometric process approach for predicting drop-out and committed first-time blood donors***by*J.S.K. Chan & W.Y. Wan & P.L.H. Yu**1504-1515 Designing and selection of two-plan variables scheme indexed by crossover point***by*D. Senthilkumar & B. Esha Raffie**1516-1529 Two-tailed asymptotic inferences for a proportion***by*Antonio Martín Andrés & María Álvarez Hernández**1530-1547 Errors-in-variables beta regression models***by*Jalmar M.F. Carrasco & Silvia L.P. Ferrari & Reinaldo B. Arellano-Valle**1548-1564 Analysis of survival data by a Weibull-generalized Poisson distribution***by*Ramesh C. Gupta & Jie Huang**1565-1577 Quantile regression and variable selection for the single-index model***by*Yazhao Lv & Riquan Zhang & Weihua Zhao & Jicai Liu**1578-1592 Individual-level modeling of the spread of influenza within households***by*Rajat Malik & Rob Deardon & Grace P.S. Kwong & Benjamin J. Cowling**1593-1610 Robust BCa-JaB method as a diagnostic tool for linear regression models***by*Ufuk Beyaztas & Aylin Alin & Michael A. Martin**1611-1618 A cusum control chart approach for screening active effects in orthogonal-saturated experiments***by*P. Angelopoulos & C. Koukouvinos & A. Skountzou**1619-1626 Regression analysis of recurrent events data with incomplete observation gaps***by*Yang-Jin Kim

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 6

**1161-1173 Detection of multiple undocumented change-points using adaptive Lasso***by*Jie Shen & Colin M. Gallagher & QiQi Lu**1174-1188 Cloud shade by dynamic logistic modeling***by*Marek Brabec & Viorel Badescu & Marius Paulescu**1189-1202 Analysis of covariance under inverse Gaussian model***by*Mohammad Reza Meshkani & Afshin Fallah & Amir Kavousi**1203-1216 Geographic distribution of cardiovascular comorbidities in South Africa: a national cross-sectional analysis***by*Ngianga-Bakwin Kandala & Samuel O.M. Manda & William W. Tigbe & Henry Mwambi & Saverio Stranges**1217-1232 A graphical evaluation of logistic ridge estimator in mixture experiments***by*Kadri Ulas Akay