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### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 12

**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. Assumpção & 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 Fé**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 Gbété**2483-2492 A Bayesian hierarchical model for inference across related reverse phase protein arrays experiments***by*Riten Mitra & Peter Müller & 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**1233-1246 Variable selection via penalized minimum φ-divergence estimation in logistic regression***by*D.M. Sakate & D.N. Kashid**1247-1259 Subsemble: an ensemble method for combining subset-specific algorithm fits***by*Stephanie Sapp & Mark J. van der Laan & John Canny**1260-1273 Improved R and s control charts for monitoring the process variance***by*Guoyi Zhang**1274-1285 Combined-penalized likelihood estimations with a diverging number of parameters***by*Ying Dong & Lixin Song & Mingqiu Wang & Ying Xu**1286-1306 Multivariate survival mixed models for genetic analysis of longevity traits***by*Rafael Pimentel Maia & Per Madsen & Rodrigo Labouriau**1307-1314 Olympic news and attitudes towards the Olympics: a compositional time-series analysis of how sentiment is affected by events***by*Peter Dawson & Paul Downward & Terence C. Mills**1315-1331 Procedures for the identification of multiple influential observations in linear regression***by*A.A.M. Nurunnabi & Ali S. Hadi & A.H.M.R. Imon**1332-1341 Hypothesis tests to determine if all true positives have been identified on a receiver operating characteristic curve***by*Laurens Beran**1342-1357 Bayesian generalized varying coefficient models for longitudinal proportional data with errors-in-covariates***by*Xiao-Feng Wang & Bo Hu & Bin Wang & Kuangnan Fang**1358-1382 Bayesian modeling of temporal properties of infectious disease in a college student population***by*Zhengming Xing & Bradley Nicholson & Monica Jimenez & Timothy Veldman & Lori Hudson & Joseph Lucas & David Dunson & Aimee K. Zaas & Christopher W. Woods & Geoffrey S. Ginsburg & Lawrence Carin**1383-1392 Bayesian zero-inflated generalized Poisson regression model: estimation and case influence diagnostics***by*Feng-Chang Xie & Jin-Guan Lin & Bo-Cheng Wei**1393-1394 Partial differential equations for probabilists***by*Chih-Yueh Wang**1394-1394 Statistics***by*Chris Beeley

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 5

**929-943 Using a genetic algorithm-based RAROC model for the performance and persistence of the funds***by*Shang-Ling Ou & Li-yu Daisy Liu & Yih-Chang Ou**944-958 Logratio approach to statistical analysis of 2×2 compositional tables***by*K. Fačevicová & K. Hron & V. Todorov & D. Guo & M. Templ**959-976 Estimating the probability of simultaneous rainfall extremes within a region: a spatial approach***by*Lee Fawcett & David Walshaw**977-988 Steady-state Gibbs sampler estimation for lung cancer data***by*Martin X. Dunbar & Hani M. Samawi & Robert Vogel & Lili Yu**989-997 An auxiliary function approach for Lasso in music composition using cellular automata***by*Kun Li & YongSheng Qian & WenBo Zhao**998-1027 The relative efficiency of the restricted estimators in linear regression models***by*M. Revan Özkale**1028-1039 A joint model of binary and longitudinal data with non-ignorable missingness, with application to marital stress and late-life major depression in women***by*Nanhua Zhang & Henian Chen & Yuanshu Zou**1040-1052 Analysis of ordinal outcomes with longitudinal covariates subject to missingness***by*Melody S. Goodman & Yi Li & Anne M. Stoddard & Glorian Sorensen**1053-1072 Simulation and quality of a synthetic close-to-reality employer--employee population***by*M. Templ & P. Filzmoser**1073-1090 On- and offline detection of structural breaks in thermal spraying processes***by*Matthias Borowski & Nikolaus Rudak & Birger Hussong & Dominik Wied & Sonja Kuhnt & Wolfgang Tillmann**1091-1104 Verification bias on sensitivity and specificity measurements in diagnostic medicine: a comparison of some approaches used for correction***by*İlker Ünal & H. Refik Burgut**1105-1121 Selection of the best well control system by using fuzzy multiple-attribute decision-making methods***by*S. Mostafa Mokhtari & Hamid Alinejad-Rokny & Hossein Jalalifar**1122-1136 A new generation of process capability indices based on fuzzy measurements***by*A. Parchami & B. Sadeghpour-Gildeh & M. Nourbakhsh & M. Mashinchi**1137-1146 A simulation study on the influence of ties on uniform scores test for circular data***by*Feridun Tasdan & Meral Cetin**1147-1159 A shift parameter estimation based on smoothed Kolmogorov--Smirnov***by*Feridun Tasdan & Ozgur Yeniay

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 4

**701-715 Collaborative filtering for massive multinomial data***by*Andrew Cron & Liang Zhang & Deepak Agarwal**716-732 Multilevel modelling of survey data: impact of the two-level weights used in the pseudolikelihood***by*Jean-Paul Lucas & Véronique Sébille & Alain Le Tertre & Yann Le Strat & Lise Bellanger**733-751 Confidence interval estimation for the population coefficient of variation using ranked set sampling: a simulation study***by*Ahmed N Albatineh & B.M. Golam Kibria & Meredith L Wilcox & Bashar Zogheib**752-768 Bayesian estimation based on progressive Type-II censoring from two-parameter bathtub-shaped lifetime model: an Markov chain Monte Carlo approach***by*Essam A. Ahmed**769-784 Multiresolution anomaly detection method for fractional Gaussian noise***by*Lingsong Zhang & Zhengyuan Zhu & J. S. Marron**785-801 An empirical study on technical analysis: GARCH (1, 1) model***by*Show-Lin Chen & Nen-Jing Chen & Rwei-Ju Chuang**802-816 Minimum cost linear trend-free 12-run fractional factorial designs***by*Hisham Hilow**817-831 Geometric median and its application in the identification of multiple outliers***by*Keya Rani Das & A.H.M. Rahmatullah Imon**832-852 On the generalized process capability under simple and mixture models***by*Sajid Ali & Muhammad Riaz**915-916 Categorical data analysis, third edition***by*Cláudia Neves**853-878 M-estimator-based robust estimation of the number of components of a superimposed sinusoidal signal model***by*Sharmishtha Mitra & Amit Mitra**879-894 Variable selection approach for zero-inflated count data via adaptive lasso***by*Ping Zeng & Yongyue Wei & Yang Zhao & Jin Liu & Liya Liu & Ruyang Zhang & Jianwei Gou & Shuiping Huang & Feng Chen**912-913 Spatio-temporal design: advances in efficient data acquisition***by*A.M. Mosammam**895-908 Minimax D-optimal designs of contingent valuation experiments: willingness to pay for environmentally friendly clothes***by*Ellinor Fackle-Fornius & Linda Anna Wänström**910-911 Computational statistics, second edition***by*Isaac Dialsingh**909-909 The R book, second edition***by*Jonathan Gillard**910-910 Risk assessment and decision analysis with Bayesian networks***by*Isaac Dialsingh**911-911 Medical biostatistics, third edition***by*Mariano Ruiz Espejo**912-912 Statistical methods in customer relationship management***by*Anshuman Sahu**913-914 Using the Weibull distribution: Reliability, modeling and inference***by*Hassan S. Bakouch**914-915 A course on statistics for finance***by*Božidar V. Popović**915-915 Applied categorical and count data analysis***by*Isaac Dialsingh**916-917 Exercises in probability, second edition***by*Mikhail Moklyachuk

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 3

**467-483 Variable selection in the high-dimensional continuous generalized linear model with current status data***by*Guo-Liang Tian & Mingqiu Wang & Lixin Song**484-500 Methods for estimating relative risk in studies of common binary outcomes***by*Alok Kumar Dwivedi & Indika Mallawaarachchi & Soyoung Lee & Patrick Tarwater**501-518 A new multivariate imputation method based on Bayesian networks***by*P. Niloofar & M. Ganjali**519-529 Latent class analysis for measuring Turkish People's future expectations for Turkey***by*Çiğdem Arıcıgil Çilan**530-545 Variance estimation in nonparametric regression with jump discontinuities***by*Wenlin Dai & Tiejun Tong**546-572 Dynamics of the term structure of interest rates and monetary policy: is monetary policy effective during zero interest rate policy?***by*Wali Ullah & Yasumasa Matsuda & Yoshihiko Tsukuda**573-581 Transcription factor-binding site identification and gene classification via fusion of the supervised-weighted discrete kernel clustering and support vector machine***by*Insuk Sohn & Jooyong Shim & Changha Hwang & Sujong Kim & Jae Won Lee**582-595 Multivariate extreme value analysis and its relevance in a metallographical application***by*A.B. Schmiedt & H.H. Dickert & W. Bleck & U. Kamps**596-611 Hansen and Hurwitz estimator with scrambled response on the second call***by*Giancarlo Diana & Saba Riaz & Javid Shabbir**612-621 Hierarchical Bayesian bivariate disease mapping: analysis of children and adults asthma visits to hospital***by*Mahmoud Torabi**622-634 Modeling categorical covariates for lifetime data in the presence of cure fraction by Bayesian partition structures***by*Francisco Louzada & Mário de Castro & Vera Tomazella & Jhon F.B. Gonzales**635-651 A novel auto-regressive fractionally integrated moving average--least-squares support vector machine model for electricity spot prices prediction***by*Najeh Chaâbane**652-659 A statistical testing framework for evaluating the quality of measurement processes***by*Edgard Nyssen & Wolfgang Jacquet**660-676 Inference for mixed generalized exponential distribution under progressively type-II censored samples***by*Yuzhu Tian & Qianqian Zhu & Maozai Tian**677-687 Bivariate beta regression models: joint modeling of the mean, dispersion and association parameters***by*Edilberto Cepeda-Cuervo & Jorge Alberto Achcar & Liliana Garrido Lopera**688-700 Evaluation of incomplete multiple diagnostic tests, with an application in the colon cancer family registry study***by*Yi Zhang & Haitao Chu & Donglin Zeng

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 2

**233-241 Dummy variables vs. category-wise models***by*H.E.T. Holgersson & L. Nordström & Ö. Öner**242-258 Image warping using radial basis functions***by*Ting-Li Chen & Stuart Geman**259-274 Comparing the mean vectors of two independent multivariate log-normal distributions***by*S.H. Lin**275-293 Mixtures of autoregressive-autoregressive conditionally heteroscedastic models: semi-parametric approach***by*Arash Nademi & Rahman Farnoosh**294-319 A non-homogeneous hidden Markov model for predicting the distribution of sea surface elevation***by*Tsukasa Hokimoto & Kunio Shimizu**320-331 Bayesian multivariate GARCH models with dynamic correlations and asymmetric error distributions***by*José A. Fioruci & Ricardo S. Ehlers & Marinho G. Andrade Filho**332-350 Reconstructing nonlinear structure in regression residuals***by*Michael McCullough & Thomas L Marsh & Ron C Mittelhammer**351-363 A powerful test for multivariate normality***by*Ming Zhou & Yongzhao Shao**364-381 Linear regression model with new symmetric distributed errors***by*A. Asrat Atsedeweyn & K. Srinivasa Rao**382-392 The determinants of price in online auctions: more evidence from unbalanced panel data***by*Ji-Liang Shiu & Chia-Hung D. Sun**393-406 Variable selection for multivariate generalized linear models***by*Xiaoguang Wang & Junhui Fan**407-422 The resampling of entropies with the application of biodiversity***by*Saeid Amiri**423-438 A Bayesian approach for locating change points in a compound Poisson process with application to detecting DNA copy number variations***by*Paul J. Plummer & Jie Chen**439-453 Hybrid-based confidence intervals for the ratio of two treatment means in the over-dispersed Poisson data***by*Krishna K. Saha & Roger Bilisoly & Darius M. Dziuda**454-466 Analyzing non-stationarity in cement stone pit by median polish interpolation: a case study***by*Bulent Tutmez

### 2014, Volume 41, Issue 1

**1-1 Editorial***by*Robert G. Aykroyd**2-25 Modelling oil and gas supply disruption risks using extreme-value theory and copula***by*Nalan Gülpınar & Kabir Katata**26-45 A method for choosing the smoothing parameter in a semi-parametric model for detecting change-points in blood flow***by*Sung Wan Han & Rickson C. Mesquita & Theresa M. Busch & Mary E. Putt**46-59 Statistical profiling methods with hierarchical logistic regression for healthcare providers with binary outcomes***by*Xiaowei Yang & Bin Peng & Rongqi Chen & Qian Zhang & Dianwen Zhu & Qing J. Zhang & Fuzhong Xue & Lihong Qi**60-72 Incorporating diagnostic accuracy into the estimation of discrete survival function***by*Abidemi K. Adeniji & Steven H. Belle & Abdus S. Wahed**73-94 A Bayesian cluster analysis of election results***by*Xavier Puig & Josep Ginebra**95-108 Variable selection for varying dispersion beta regression model***by*Weihua Zhao & Riquan Zhang & Yazhao Lv & Jicai Liu**109-117 Notes on two sample tests for partially correlated (paired) data***by*Hani M. Samawi & Robert Vogel**118-126 A proposal for plotting positions in probability plots***by*E.D. Lozano-Aguilera, & María Dolores Estudillo-Martínez & Sonia Castillo-Gutiérrez**127-141 Analyzing propensity matched zero-inflated count outcomes in observational studies***by*Stacia M. DeSantis & Christos Lazaridis & Shuang Ji & Francis G. Spinale**142-163 Dynamic functional data analysis with non-parametric state space models***by*Márcio Poletti Laurini**164-199 A first-digit anomaly in the 2009 Iranian presidential election***by*Boudewijn F. Roukema**200-214 Control chart for monitoring multivariate COM-Poisson attributes***by*Aamir Saghir & Zhengyan Lin**215-232 Parameter estimation and prediction of order statistics for the Burr Type XII distribution with Type II censoring***by*Hanieh Panahi & Abdolreza Sayyareh

### 2013, Volume 40, Issue 12

**2549-2563 Efficient sample size allocation with cost constraints for heterogeneous-variance group comparison***by*Jiin-Huarng Guo & Wei-Ming Luh**2564-2578 A new variable selection method for uniform designs***by*E. Androulakis & C. Koukouvinos**2579-2600 Posterior likelihood ratios for evaluation of forensic trace evidence given a two-level model on the data***by*Ivo Alberink & Annabel Bolck & Sonja Menges**2601-2616 Identification of multiple high leverage points in logistic regression***by*A.H.M. Rahmatullah Imon & Ali S. Hadi**2617-2636 Parametric and nonparametric confidence intervals for estimating the difference of means of two skewed populations***by*B. M. Golam Kibria & Shipra Banik**2637-2652 Variable selection for partially varying coefficient single-index model***by*Sanying Feng & Liugen Xue