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### 2013, Volume 40, Issue 8

### 2013, Volume 40, Issue 7

**1387-1401 A powerful test method for analyzing unreplicated factorials***by*Ying Chen**1402-1424 Bayesian factor models in characterizing molecular adaptation***by*Saheli Datta & Raquel Prado & Abel Rodríguez**1425-1445 A Bayesian approach for analysing longitudinal nominal outcomes using random coefficients transitional generalized logit model: an application to the labour force survey data***by*Z. Rezaei Ghahroodi & M. Ganjali**1446-1452 Point-symmetry models and decomposition for collapsed square contingency tables***by*Kouji Yamamoto & Shota Murakami & Sadao Tomizawa**1453-1463 Wavelet fuzzy hybrid model for physico-financial signals***by*Anouar BenMabrouk & Olfa Zaafrane**1464-1479 Exact inferences of the two-parameter exponential distribution and Pareto distribution with censored data***by*Conghua Cheng & Jinyuan Chen & Jianming Bai**1480-1493 Discriminating between the generalized Rayleigh and Weibull distributions***by*Mohammad Z. Raqab**1494-1505 Extended tests for non-zero between-study variance***by*K. H. Makambi**1506-1519 Comparing the methods of measuring multi-rater agreement on an ordinal rating scale: a simulation study with an application to real data***by*Y. Sertdemir & H. R. Burgut & Z. N. Alparslan & I. Unal & S. Gunasti**1520-1532 Additive hazards model with truncated and doubly censored data***by*Pao-Sheng Shen**1533-1544 Predicting probabilities for the 2010 FIFA World Cup games using a Poisson-Gamma model***by*Leonardo Soares Bastos & Joel Mauricio Correa da Rosa**1545-1560 One-step M -estimators: Jones and Faddy's skewed t -distribution***by*Sukru Acitas & Pelin Kasap & Birdal Senoglu & Olcay Arslan**1561-1571 Effect of individual observations on the Box--Cox transformation***by*L. I. Pettit & N. Sothinathan**1572-1585 Things that make us different: analysis of deviance with time-use data***by*Jorge González Chapela**1586-1596 Multivariate models for correlated count data***by*Mariana Rodrigues-Motta & Hildete P. Pinheiro & Eduardo G. Martins & Márcio S. Araújo & Sérgio F. dos Reis**1597-1607 Bayesian estimation of parameters of inverse Weibull distribution***by*Sanjay Kumar Singh & Umesh Singh & Dinesh Kumar**1608-1618 A subset selection procedure for multinomial distributions***by*Saad T. Bakir

### 2013, Volume 40, Issue 6

**1155-1171 Bayesian networks for sex-related homicides: structure learning and prediction***by*Stephan Stahlschmidt & Helmut Tausendteufel & Wolfgang K. Härdle**1172-1188 Modelling small and medium enterprise loan defaults as rare events: the generalized extreme value regression model***by*Raffaella Calabrese & Silvia Angela Osmetti**1189-1208 An extensive power evaluation of a novel two-sample density-based empirical likelihood ratio test for paired data with an application to a treatment study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and severe mood dysregulation***by*Wan-Min Tsai & Albert Vexler & Gregory Gurevich**1209-1230 Multivariate linear regression for heterogeneous data***by*Donatella Vicari & Maurizio Vichi**1231-1245 A multi-index model for quantile regression with ordinal data***by*Hyokyoung Grace Hong & Jianhui Zhou**1246-1253 Hip fracture prediction from a new classification algorithm based on recursive partitioning methods***by*Hua Jin & Qi Mo**1254-1269 Bayesian structural equation modeling for the health index***by*Ferra Yanuar & Kamarulzaman Ibrahim & Abdul Aziz Jemain**1270-1288 Segmentation, alignment and statistical analysis of biosignals with application to disease classification***by*Sebastian Kurtek & Wei Wu & Gary E. Christensen & Anuj Srivastava**1289-1300 Bayesian analysis for partially complete time and type of failure data***by*Debasis Kundu**1301-1318 The economic design of multivariate binomial EWMA VSSI control charts***by*Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki & Paravaneh Jahani**1319-1332 Detecting and removing outlier(s) in electromyographic gait-related patterns***by*Miler Jerkovic Vera & Bojanic Dubravka & Jorgovanovic Nikola & Ilic Vojin & Petrovacki-Balj Bojana**1333-1348 A SARIMAX coupled modelling applied to individual load curves intraday forecasting***by*Sophie Bercu & Frédéric Proïa**1349-1361 Robust testing for stationarity of global surface temperature***by*Erhard Reschenhofer**1362-1371 A stochastic frontier approach to survival analysis***by*K. Suresh Chandra & G. Gopal & M. Ramadurai**1372-1381 A note on statistical method for genotype calling of high-throughput single-nucleotide polymorphism arrays***by*Jiaqi Yang & Wei Zhang & Baolin Wu**1382-1383 Expect the unexpected: a first course in biostatistics***by*Jing Xu**1383-1384 Introduction to probability with Texas Hold'em examples***by*Jing Xu**1384-1385 Economic time series***by*Abhay Kumar Tiwari

### 2013, Volume 40, Issue 2

**235-251 Principal component analysis of canine hip dysplasia phenotypes and their statistical power for genome-wide association mapping***by*Faping Duan & Daniel Ogden & Ling Xu & Kang Liu & George Lust & Jody Sandler & Nathan L. Dykes & Lan Zhu & Steven Harris & Paul Jones & Rory J. Todhunter & Zhiwu Zhang**252-265 Parameter estimation of nonlinear mixed-effects models using first-order conditional linearization and the EM algorithm***by*Liyong Fu & Yuancai Lei & Ram P. Sharma & Shouzheng Tang**266-281 An iterative plug-in algorithm for decomposing seasonal time series using the Berlin Method***by*Yuanhua Feng**282-297 Contrasting the Gini and Zenga indices of economic inequality***by*Francesca Greselin & Leo Pasquazzi & Ričardas Zitikis**298-310 Modeling healthcare costs in simultaneous presence of asymmetry, heteroscedasticity and correlation***by*Ileana Baldi & Eva Pagano & Paola Berchialla & Alessandro Desideri & Alberto Ferrando & Franco Merletti & Dario Gregori**311-319 A comment on sample size calculations for binomial confidence intervals***by*Lai Wei & Alan D. Hutson**320-336 Robust mixture model cluster analysis using adaptive kernels***by*J. Andrew Howe & Hamparsum Bozdogan**337-346 A family of methods for statistical disclosure control***by*Andreas Quatember & Monika Cornelia Hausner**347-357 Empirical null distribution-based modeling of multi-class differential gene expression detection***by*Xiting Cao & Baolin Wu & Marshall I. Hertz**358-367 Sparse cluster analysis of large-scale discrete variables with application to single nucleotide polymorphism data***by*Baolin Wu**368-379 Joint confidence region estimation of L-moment ratios with an extension to right censored data***by*Dongliang Wang & Alan D. Hutson**380-396 Instrumental variable-based empirical likelihood inferences for varying-coefficient models with error-prone covariates***by*Peixin Zhao & Liugen Xue**397-414 Different estimation methods for the parameters of the extended Burr XII distribution***by*Ilhan Usta**415-428 Extending dual multiple factor analysis to categorical tables***by*Elena Abascal & Vidal Díaz de Rada & Ignacio García Lautre & M. Isabel Landaluce**438-448 Signaling NBER turning points: a sequential approach***by*Vasyl Golosnoy & Jens Hogrefe**449-462 Optimal asymmetric classification procedures for interval-screened normal data***by*Hea-Jung Kim**463-464 Econometric methods for labour economics***by*Shuangzhe Liu**464-464 Data mining with Rattle and R***by*Kassim S. Mwitondi

### 2013, Volume 40, Issue 1

**1-1 Editorial***by*Robert G. Aykroyd**2-16 Heterogeneity and study size in random-effects meta-analysis***by*Russell J. Bowater & Gabriel Escarela**17-27 Joint modeling of censored longitudinal and event time data***by*Francis Pike & Lisa Weissfeld**28-39 Bayesian influence diagnostics in radiocarbon dating***by*J. M. Fernández-Ponce & F. Palacios-Rodríguez & M. R. Rodríguez-Griñolo**40-58 Lower posterior death probabilities from a quick medical response in road traffic accidents***by*Antonio S.M. Arroyo & Antonio García-Ferrer & Aránzazu de Juan Fernández & Rocío Sánchez-Mangas**59-75 Prior distribution elicitation for generalized linear and piecewise-linear models***by*Paul H. Garthwaite & Shafeeqah A. Al-Awadhi & Fadlalla G. Elfadaly & David J. Jenkinson**76-87 Hypothesis test for paired samples in the presence of missing data***by*Pablo Martínez-Camblor & Norberto Corral & Jesus María de la Hera**88-102 Building up adjusted indicators of students’ evaluation of university courses using generalized item response models***by*Isabella Sulis & Vincenza Capursi**103-122 Quasi-optimal Bayesian procedures of many hypotheses testing***by*K. J. Kachiashvili & M. A. Hashmi & A. Mueed**123-140 A joint modelling approach for clustered recurrent events and death events***by*Yanchun Bao & Hongsheng Dai & Tao Wang & Sung-Kiang Chuang**141-151 A simulation study on the hybrid nature of Tango's index***by*Eugenia Nissi & Annalina Sarra**152-168 Functional time series approach for forecasting very short-term electricity demand***by*Han Lin Shang**169-193 Heterogeneity of variance and biased hypothesis tests***by*Donald W. Zimmerman**194-208 Modified method on the means for several log-normal distributions***by*S. H. Lin & R. S. Wang**209-220 Improved ridge estimators in a linear regression model***by*Xu-Qing Liu & Feng Gao & Zhen-Feng Yu**221-234 Estimating utility functions using generalized maximum entropy***by*Cesaltina Pires & Andreia Dionísio & Luís Coelho

### 2012, Volume 40, Issue 2

**429-437 An orthogonal arrays approach to robust parameter designs methodology***by*P. Angelopoulos & K. Drosou & C. Koukouvinos

### 2012, Volume 39, Issue 12

**2543-2555 Variable selection in joint mean and variance models of Box--Cox transformation***by*Liu-Cang Wu & Zhong-Zhan Zhang & Deng-Ke Xu**2557-2567 Analysis of hedging based on co-persistence theory***by*Chang-Shuai Li**2569-2581 The power of generalized odds ratio in assessing association in genetic studies with known mode of inheritance***by*Elias Zintzaras**2583-2597 Creating facial animation of characters via MoCap data***by*Kei Hirose & Tomoyuki Higuchi**2599-2617 A bivariate Sarmanov regression model for count data with generalised Poisson marginals***by*Vera Hofer & Johannes Leitner**2619-2626 A computational understanding of partial and part determination coefficients***by*Suzanne V. Landram & Frank G. Landram**2627-2638 Developing ridge estimation method for median regression***by*Zangin Zeebari**2639-2653 Data envelopment analysis in the presence of measurement error: case study from the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators-super-® (NDNQI-super-®)***by*Byron J. Gajewski & Robert Lee & Nancy Dunton**2655-2664 Comparing two dependent groups via quantiles***by*Rand R. Wilcox & David M. Erceg-Hurn**2665-2683 The use of predicted values for item parameters in item response theory models: an application in intelligence tests***by*Mariagiulia Matteucci & Stefania Mignani & Bernard P. Veldkamp**2685-2698 Robust modeling using the generalized epsilon-skew- t distribution***by*Osvaldo Venegas & Francisco Rodríguez & Héctor W. Gómez & Juan F. Olivares-Pacheco & Heleno Bolfarine**2699-2712 Selection of a stroke risk model based on transcranial Doppler ultrasound velocity***by*S. Mukhopadhyay & I. Das & K. Das**2713-2720 Three estimators of the Mahalanobis distance in high-dimensional data***by*H. E.T. Holgersson & Peter S. Karlsson**2721-2739 Degradation data analysis for samples under unequal operating conditions: a case study on train wheels***by*Julio C. Ferreira & Marta A. Freitas & Enrico A. Colosimo**2741-2758 Estimation of the coefficient of variation for non-normal model using progressive first-failure-censoring data***by*Ahmed A. Soliman & A. H. Abd Ellah & N. A. Abou-Elheggag & A. A. Modhesh**2759-2773 Statistical analysis of an endemic disease from a capture--recapture experiment***by*Yinghui Wei & Peter Neal & Sandra Telfer & Mike Begon

### 2012, Volume 39, Issue 11

**2313-2325 A wavelet-based time-varying autoregressive model for non-stationary and irregular time series***by*G. E. Salcedo & R. F. Porto & S. Y. Roa & F. R. Momo**2327-2348 An index of local sensitivity to non-ignorability for parametric survival models with potential non-random missing covariate: an application to the SEER cancer registry data***by*S. Eftekhari Mahabadi & M. Ganjali**2349-2362 A generalized Q--Q plot for longitudinal data***by*M. C. Pardo & R. Alonso**2363-2377 Dirichlet process mixture models for unsupervised clustering of symptoms in Parkinson's disease***by*Nicole White & Helen Johnson & Peter Silburn & Kerrie Mengersen**2379-2388 Validating protein structure using kernel density estimates***by*Charles C. Taylor & Kanti V. Mardia & Marco Di Marzio & Agnese Panzera**2389-2411 Estimating the parameters of a bathtub-shaped distribution under progressive type-II censoring***by*Manoj Kumar Rastogi & Yogesh Mani Tripathi & Shuo-Jye Wu**2413-2430 A joint marginalized multilevel model for longitudinal outcomes***by*Samuel Iddi & Geert Molenberghs**2431-2439 Spatial modeling using frequentist approach for disease mapping***by*Mahmoud Torabi**2441-2452 On inference for Kendall's τ within a longitudinal data setting***by*Yan Ma**2453-2473 Sample size for estimating a binomial proportion: comparison of different methods***by*Luzia Gonçalves & M. Rosário de Oliveira & Cláudia Pascoal & Ana Pires**2475-2492 Mixtures of concentrated multivariate sine distributions with applications to bioinformatics***by*Kanti V. Mardia & John T. Kent & Zhengzheng Zhang & Charles C. Taylor & Thomas Hamelryck**2493-2508 Spatio-temporal improvised explosive device monitoring: improving detection to minimise attacks***by*Matthew Benigni & Reinhard Furrer**2509-2522 A covariance-based test for shared frailty in multivariate lifetime data***by*Alan Kimber & Shah-Jalal Sarker**2523-2542 Inference for serological surveys investigating past exposures to infections resulting in long-lasting immunity -- an approach using finite mixture models with concomitant information***by*Irina Chis Ster

### 2012, Volume 39, Issue 10

**2081-2096 A test statistic to choose between Liu-type and least-squares estimator based on mean square error criteria***by*Meral Ebegil & Fikri Gökpınar**2097-2111 Robust methods for detecting familial aggregation of a quantitative trait in matched case--control family studies***by*Jiun-Yi Wang & Li-Ching Chen & Hui-Min Lin**2113-2128 An example of a two-part latent growth curve model for semicontinuous outcomes in the health sciences***by*Sterling McPherson & Celestina Barbosa-Leiker**2129-2140 A new per-field classification method using mixture discriminant analysis***by*Nazif Çalış & Hamza Erol**2141-2152 A Bayesian inference of P(λ 1 >λ 2 ) for two Poisson parameters***by*Youhei Kawasaki & Etsuo Miyaoka**2153-2164 Optimal sample size planning for the Wilcoxon--Mann--Whitney and van Elteren tests under cost constraints***by*Jiin-Huarng Guo**2165-2175 Visualizing main effects and interaction in multiple non-symmetric correspondence analysis***by*Luigi D'Ambra & Antonello D'Ambra & Pasquale Sarnacchiaro**2177-2198 Multiple imputation using multivariate gh transformations***by*Yulei He & Trivellore E. Raghunathan**2199-2207 Exploring the variability of DNA molecules via principal geodesic analysis on the shape space***by*H. Fotouhi & M. Golalizadeh**2209-2222 A new long-term lifetime distribution induced by a latent complementary risk framework***by*Francisco Louzada & Vicente G. Cancho & Mari Roman & José G. Leite**2223-2230 OECD's ‘Better Life Index’: can any country be well ranked?***by*Jérôme Kasparian & Antoine Rolland**2231-2245 A generalised Box--Cox transformation for the parametric estimation of clinical reference intervals***by*Jonathan Gillard**2247-2258 Estimating the prevalence of low-lumbar spine bone mineral density in older men with or at risk for HIV infection using normal mixture models***by*Yungtai Lo**2259-2274 Self-updating clustering algorithm for estimating the parameters in mixtures of von Mises distributions***by*Wen-Liang Hung & Shou-Jen Chang-Chien & Miin-Shen Yang**2275-2283 Multiple comparisons with a control under heteroscedasticity***by*Hong Li & Wei Ning**2285-2298 Bayesian semi-parametric analysis of Poisson change-point regression models: application to policy-making in Cali, Colombia***by*Taeyoung Park & Robert T. Krafty & Alvaro I. Sánchez**2299-2300 Statistical inference: The minimum distance approach***by*Alex Karagrigoriou**2300-2301 Applied time series analysis***by*Hassan S. Bakouch**2301-2302 Reversibility and stochastic networks***by*Eliane R. Rodrigues**2302-2302 Statistical data mining using SAS applications***by*Kassim S. Mwitondi**2303-2303 The R primer***by*Claire Keeble**2304-2305 Expansions and asymptotics for statistics***by*Isaac Dialsingh**2305-2305 Large-scale inference: empirical Bayes methods for estimation, testing, and prediction***by*Isaac Dialsingh**2306-2306 Biostatistics: a computing approach***by*P. William Hughes**2307-2308 The Oxford handbook of quantitative asset management***by*Yves Laberge**2308-2309 Statistics for high-dimensional data***by*Theofanis Sapatinas**2309-2310 Who's #1? The science of rating and ranking***by*David J. Hand**2306-2307 Bayesian ideas and data analysis: An introduction for scientists and statisticians***by*Rolando de la Cruz**2303-2304 The Oxford handbook of economic forecasting***by*Yiannis Kamarianakis

### 2012, Volume 39, Issue 9

**1853-1869 Clustering microarray data using model-based double K -means***by*Francesca Martella & Maurizio Vichi**1871-1880 A cusum procedure to detect deviations from uniformity in angular data***by*F. Lombard & R. K. Maxwell**1881-1892 Semiparametric mixed-effects models for clustered doubly censored data***by*Pao-Sheng Shen**1893-1909 A simple way to deal with multicollinearity***by*Gikuang Jeff Chen**1911-1920 Sample size determination for estimating multivariate process capability indices based on lower confidence limits***by*Chung-I Li & Jeh-Nan Pan**1921-1937 Analysis of pseudo-panel data with dependent samples***by*Ainhoa Oguiza Tovar & Inmaculada Gallastegui Zulaica & Vicente Núñez-Antón**1939-1951 Efficient maximin distance designs for experiments in mixtures***by*R. L.J. Coetzer & R. F Rossouw & N. J. Le Roux**1953-1963 Weibull and generalised exponential overdispersion models with an application to ozone air pollution***by*Jorge Alberto Achcar & Edilberto Cepeda-Cuervo & Eliane R. Rodrigues**1965-1974 Likelihood estimation for longitudinal zero-inflated power series regression models***by*E. Bahrami Samani & Y. Amirian & M. Ganjali**1975-1990 A Bayesian panel data framework for examining the economic growth convergence hypothesis: do the G7 countries converge?***by*Loukia Meligkotsidou & Elias Tzavalis & Ioannis D. Vrontos**1991-2003 Cascade model with Dirichlet process for analyzing multiple dyadic matrices***by*Hongxia Yang & Jun Wang & Alexsandra Mojslovic**2005-2013 Practical modeling strategies for unbalanced longitudinal data analysis***by*Enrico A. Colosimo & Maria Arlene Fausto & Marta Afonso Freitas & Jorge Andrade Pinto**2015-2027 A note on the estimation methods of crop production at the block level***by*Bhim Singh & B. V.S. Sisodia & Anupam Singh & R. P. Kaushal**2029-2046 Vector-borne infectious disease mapping with stochastic difference equations: an analysis of dengue disease in Malaysia***by*N. A. Samat & D. F. Percy**2047-2065 Longitudinal data: different approaches in the context of item-response theory models***by*Silvia Bacci**2067-2079 A new look at the difference between the GEE and the GLMM when modeling longitudinal count responses***by*H. Zhang & Q. Yu & C. Feng & D. Gunzler & P. Wu & X. M. Tu

### 2012, Volume 39, Issue 8

**1623-1641 Modelling of connected processes***by*Thaung Lwin**1643-1666 Covariance structure approximation via gLasso in high-dimensional supervised classification***by*Tatjana Pavlenko & Anders Björkström & Annika Tillander**1667-1680 Hypothesis testing with Rao's quadratic entropy and its application to Dinosaur biodiversity***by*Yueqin Zhao & Dayanand N. Naik**1681-1691 Coordinate-free analysis of trends in British social mobility***by*Anna Klimova & Tamás Rudas**1693-1702 Large sample confidence intervals for the skewness parameter of the skew-normal distribution based on Fisher's transformation***by*Valentina Mameli & Monica Musio & Erik Sauleau & Annibale Biggeri**1703-1718 On a minimum distance estimate of the period in functional autoregressive processes***by*Wafaa Benyelles & Tahar Mourid**1719-1731 Identification of quantitative trait loci for canine hip dysplasia by two sequential multipoint linkage analyses***by*Lan Zhu & Su Chen & Zhuoxin Jiang & Zhiwu Zhang & Hung-Chih Ku & Xuesong Li & Melinda McCann & Steve Harris & George Lust & Pual Jones & Rory Todhunter**1733-1747 A Bayesian approach for generalized linear models with explanatory biomarker measurement variables subject to detection limit: an application to acute lung injury***by*Huiyun Wu & Qingxia Chen & Lorraine B. Ware & Tatsuki Koyama**1749-1764 Concordance coefficients to measure the agreement among several sets of ranks***by*Júlia Teles**1765-1779 Median regression for SUR models with the same explanatory variables in each equation***by*Ghazi Shukur & Zangin Zeebari**1781-1795 Many-to-one comparison of nonlinear growth curves for Washington's Red Delicious apple***by*Nairanjana Dasgupta & Monte J. Shaffer**1797-1809 Partly linear models on Riemannian manifolds***by*Wenceslao Gonzalez-Manteiga & Guillermo Henry & Daniela Rodriguez**1811-1824 Bayesian inference under progressive type-I interval censoring***by*Yu-Jau Lin & Y. L. Lio**1825-1841 Error analysis of stochastic flight trajectory prediction models***by*Vasileios Maroulas**1843-1844 Graphics for statistics and data analysis with R***by*Han Lin Shang**1844-1845 Design and analysis of quality of life studies in clinical trials***by*Ivana Holloway**1845-1845 Applied Bayesian hierarchical methods***by*Chris Beeley**1846-1847 Linear model methodology***by*Zhengfeng Guo**1847-1848 An elementary introduction to mathematical finance***by*Søren Feodor Nielsen**1848-1849 Optimal experimental design with R***by*Derek S. Young**1849-1850 The Oxford handbook of nonlinear filtering***by*A. M. Mosammam**1851-1851 Multivariate generalized linear models using R***by*Şebnem Er**1845-1846 Bayesian analysis made simple: An excel GUI for WinBUGS***by*John Paul Gosling

### 2012, Volume 39, Issue 7

**1387-1395 Variable selection for functional density trees***by*Shu-Fu Kuo & Yu-Shan Shih**1397-1408 Nonparametric approach to intervention time series modeling***by*Jin-Hong Park**1409-1421 Flexible parametric modelling of the hazard function in breast cancer studies***by*I. Ardoino & E. M. Biganzoli & C. Bajdik & P. J. Lisboa & P. Boracchi & F. Ambrogi**1423-1435 Asymptotic two-tailed confidence intervals for the difference of proportions***by*A. Martín Andrés & M. Álvarez Hernández & I. Herranz Tejedor**1437-1454 The likelihood approach for the comparison of medical diagnostic system with multiple binary tests***by*Carol Y. Lin & Lance A. Waller & Robert H. Lyles**1455-1474 Comparison of three-dimensional profiles over time***by*Margaret R. Donald & Chris Strickland & Clair L. Alston & Rick Young & Kerrie L. Mengersen**1475-1488 General partially linear varying-coefficient transformation models for ranking data***by*Jianbo Li & Minggao Gu & Tao Hu**1489-1504 Bayesian model averaging for estimating the number of classes: applications to the total number of species in metagenomics***by*Sébastien Li-Thiao-Té & Daudin Jean-Jacques & Robin Stéphane**1505-1530 Survival in the U.S. petroleum refining industry***by*Shuyi Jiang**1531-1542 Wild-bootstrapped variance-ratio test for autocorrelation in the presence of heteroskedasticity***by*Jinook Jeong & Byunguk Kang**1543-1555 Interpretation of the coefficient of determination of an ANOVA model as a measure of polarization***by*Federico Palacios-González & Rosa María García-Fernández**1557-1576 Poverty and inequality in European regions***by*Nicholas T. Longford & Maria Grazia Pittau & Roberto Zelli & Riccardo Massari**1577-1591 Experimentation order in factorial designs: new findings***by*Alexander A. Correa & Pere Grima & Xavier Tort-Martorell**1593-1603 Maintaining the exchangeability assumption for a two-group permutation test in the non-randomized setting***by*Alan D. Hutson & Gregory E. Wilding**1605-1621 Group variable selection in cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation data for veterinary patients***by*Young Joo Yoon & Cheolwoo Park & Erik Hofmeister & Sangwook Kang

### 2012, Volume 39, Issue 6

**1151-1175 Screening for prostate cancer using multivariate mixed-effects models***by*Christopher H. Morrell & Larry J. Brant & Shan Sheng & E. Jeffrey Metter**1177-1189 Bayesian principal component regression with data-driven component selection***by*Liuxia Wang**1191-1210 The negative binomial--beta Weibull regression model to predict the cure of prostate cancer***by*Edwin M.M. Ortega & Gauss M. Cordeiro & Michael W. Kattan**1211-1224 The Complete Gradient Clustering Algorithm: properties in practical applications***by*Piotr Kulczycki & Malgorzata Charytanowicz & Piotr A. Kowalski & Szymon Lukasik**1225-1240 Confidence intervals for estimating the population signal-to-noise ratio: a simulation study***by*Florence George & B. M. Golam Kibria**1241-1262 Growth rate models: emphasizing growth rate analysis through growth curve modeling***by*Zhiyong Zhang & John J. McArdle & John R. Nesselroade**1263-1278 The internal relocation premium: are migrants positively or negatively selected? Evidence from Italy***by*Andrea Cutillo & Claudio Ceccarelli**1279-1293 Modelling skewness and kurtosis with the BCPE density in GAMLSS***by*Vlasios Voudouris & Robert Gilchrist & Robert Rigby & John Sedgwick & Dimitrios Stasinopoulos**1295-1321 Evidence for hedge fund predictability from a multivariate Student's t full-factor GARCH model***by*Ioannis Vrontos**1323-1330 Multiple outlier test for upper outliers in an exponential sample***by*S. Lalitha & Nirpeksh Kumar**1331-1351 A new process for modeling heartbeat signals during exhaustive run with an adaptive estimator of its fractal parameters***by*Jean-Marc Bardet & Imen Kammoun & Veronique Billat**1353-1361 General linear estimators under the prediction error sum of squares criterion in a linear regression model***by*Xu-Qing Liu & Bo Li**1363-1379 Cross-correlating wavelet coefficients with applications to high-frequency financial time series***by*Christian M. Hafner**1381-1382 Exploratory multivariate analysis by example using R***by*Eric J. Beh**1382-1383 Using R for data management, statistical analysis, and graphics***by*Georgi N. Boshnakov**1383-1384 Robust nonparametric statistical methods***by*Eugenia Stoimenova**1384-1385 Nonparametric statistical inference***by*Eugenia Stoimenova