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### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 4

**577-589 The eigenstructure of block-structured correlation matrices and its implications for principal component analysis***by*Jorge Cadima & Francisco Lage Calheiros & Isabel Preto**591-615 Approximate inference in heteroskedastic regressions: A numerical evaluation***by*Francisco Cribari-Neto & Maria da Gloria Lima**617-627 On MLEs of the parameters of a modified Weibull distribution for progressively type-2 censored samples***by*H. Jiang & M. Xie & L. C. Tang**629-650 An optimal sign test for one-sample bivariate location model using an alternative bivariate ranked-set sample***by*Hani Samawi & Mohammed Al-Haj Ebrahem & Noha Al-Zubaidin**651-666 Small area estimation of mean price of habitation transaction using time-series and cross-sectional area-level models***by*Luis Nobre Pereira & Pedro Simoes Coelho**667-677 Quantifying R2 bias in the presence of measurement error***by*Karl Majeske & Terri Lynch-Caris & Janet Brelin-Fornari**679-689 The effectiveness of coach turnover and the effect on home team advantage, team quality and team ranking***by*Anne-Line Balduck & Anita Prinzie & Marc Buelens**691-701 Random effects models for operational patient pathways***by*Shola Adeyemi & Thierry Chaussalet & Haifeng Xie & Md Asaduzaman**703-703 Generalized linear models for insurance data***by*S�ren Feodor Nielsen**705-706 Bayesian methods for data analysis, third edition***by*Z.Q. John Lu

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 3

**359-374 Liquidity spreads in the corporate bondmarket: Estimation using a semi-parametric model***by*Jung Hsien Chang & Mao Wei Hung**375-390 Construction and selection of tightened-normal-tightened variables sampling scheme of type TNTVSS (n1, n2; k)***by*D. Senthilkumar & D. Muthuraj**391-404 On the comparison of the Fisher information of the log-normal and generalized Rayleigh distributions***by*Fawziah Alshunnar & Mohammad Raqab & Debasis Kundu**405-414 A double acceptance sampling plan for generalized log-logistic distributions with known shape parameters***by*Muhammad Aslam & Chi-Hyuck Jun**415-424 Le Cam theorem on interval division by randomly chosen points: Pedagogical explanations and application to temporal cluster detection***by*Christophe Demattei**425-433 Interval estimation of a small proportion via inverse sampling***by*Ling-Yau Chan & Rahul Mukerjee**435-451 On the skew-normal calibration model***by*C. C. Figueiredo & H. Bolfarine & M. C. Sandoval & C. R. O. P. Lima**453-460 A variables repetitive group sampling plan under failure-censored reliability tests for Weibull distribution***by*Chi-Hyuck Jun & Hyeseon Lee & Sang-Ho Lee & S. Balamurali**461-472 A note on some modified Pulak and Al-Sultan's model***by*Chung-Ho Chen**473-487 A skew-normal factor model for the analysis of student satisfaction towards university courses***by*Angela Montanari & Cinzia Viroli**489-500 A distance-based rounding strategy for post-imputation ordinal data***by*Hakan Demirtas**501-513 Application of a Markovian process to the calculation of mean time equilibrium in a genetic drift model***by*Martin Rios & Toni Monleon-Getino**515-528 Bayesian analysis for bivariate von Mises distributions***by*Kanti Mardia

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 2

**181-199 A Bayesian approach in differential equation dynamic models incorporating clinical factors and covariates***by*Yangxin Huang**201-214 Estimating the Hurst parameter in financial time series via heuristic approaches***by*Chin Wen Cheong**215-233 Testing for spurious and cointegrated regressions: A wavelet approach***by*Chee Kian Leong & Weihong Huang**235-252 Software modules categorization through likelihood and bayesian analysis of finite dirichlet mixtures***by*Nizar Bouguila & Jian Han Wang & A. Ben Hamza**253-264 Bayesian hierarchical model for the prediction of football results***by*Gianluca Baio & Marta Blangiardo**265-282 The exchange rate risk of Chinese yuan: Using VaR and ES based on extreme value theory***by*Zongrun Wang & Weitao Wu & Chao Chen & Yanju Zhou**283-298 Investigation of the diesel consumption for trucks at an overburden stripping area by SPC study***by*Hamdi Akcakoca & Nurhak Sutcu**299-307 Assessment of acceptance sampling plans using posterior distribution for a dependent process***by*A. Erhan Mergen & Z. Seyda Deligonul**309-324 Support vector regression based residual control charts***by*Walid Gani & Hassen Taleb & Mohamed Limam**325-340 Gibbs sampling in DP-based nonlinear mixed effects models***by*Jing Wang**341-355 Characterizing persistent disturbing behavior using longitudinal and multivariate techniques***by*Jan Serroyen & Liesbeth Bruckers & Geert Rogiers & Geert Molenberghs**357-358 Statistics and data with R***by*Ana Militino

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 1

**1-11 Analyzing survival data with highly negatively skewed distribution: The Gompertz-sinh family***by*Kahadawala Cooray & Malwane Ananda**13-24 On the advantages of the non-concave penalized likelihood model selection method with minimum prediction errors in large-scale medical studies***by*A. Karagrigoriou & C. Koukouvinos & K. Mylona**25-40 On the Bayesian analysis of the mixture of power function distribution using the complete and the censored sample***by*M. Saleem & M. Aslam & P. Economou**41-55 Bayesian Procrustes analysis with applications to hydrology***by*Athanasios Micheas & Yuqiang Peng**57-75 Eliminating the omitted variable bias by a regime-switching approach***by*Andrea Beccarini**77-89 A new generation of process capability indices***by*A. Parchami & M. Mashinchi**91-103 The analysis of dependence for three ways contingency tables with ordinal variables: A case study of patient satisfaction data***by*Biagio Simonetti & Eric Beh & Luigi D'Ambra**105-117 Optimization of a product performance using mixture experiments***by*L.H.A. Dal Bello & A. F. C. Vieira**119-136 Identifying the time of step change in the mean of autocorrelated processes***by*Marcus Perry & Joseph Pignatiello**137-146 A new approach to classification***by*R. Fuentes-Garcia & S. G. Walker**147-158 Inference on Cpk for autocorrelated data in the presence of random measurement errors***by*Michele Scagliarini**159-170 Generalized linear spatial models in epidemiology: A case study of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tunisia***by*K. Ben-Ahmed & A. Bouratbine & M. -A. El-Aroui**171-179 Generalized Gumbel distribution***by*Kahadawala Cooray

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 12

**1315-1328 Cumulative correspondence analysis of ordered categorical data from industrial experiments***by*Luigi D'Ambra & Onur Koksoy & Biagio Simonetti**1329-1344 Employment status and education/employment relationship of PhD graduates from the University of Ferrara***by*Rosa Arboretti Giancristofaro & Stefano Bonnini & Luigi Salmaso**1345-1352 More on testing the normality assumptionin the Tobit Model***by*S. B. Caudill & F. G. Mixon**1353-1359 Testing for zero-inflation in count series: application to occupational health***by*Y. Zhao & A. H. Lee & V. Burke & K. K. W. Yau**1361-1367 An improved randomized response model: estimation of mean***by*Christopher Gjestvang & Sarjinder Singh**1369-1384 Forecast mean squared error reductionin the VAR(1) process***by*J. Fredrik Lindstrom & H. E. T. Holgersson**1385-1396 A comparison of robust alternatives to Hotelling's T2 control chart***by*J. L. Alfaro & J. Fco. Ortega

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 11

**1177-1189 Bayesian networks of customer satisfaction survey data***by*Silvia Salini & Ron Kenett**1191-1204 Predicting daily highs and lows of exchange rates: a cointegration analysis***by*Angela He & Alan Wan**1205-1223 A Bayesian procedure for assessing process performance based on the third-generation capability index***by*Chien-Wei Wu & Tsai-Yu Lin**1225-1238 Nonparametric estimation of value-at-risk***by*Seok-Oh Jeong & Kee-Hoon Kang**1239-1249 Exact and resampling probability values for the Piccarreta nominal-ordinal index of association***by*Kenneth Berry & Janis Johnston & Paul Mielke**1251-1258 A progressive rise in stomach cancer-related mortality rate during 1970-1995 in Japanese individuals over 85 years of age***by*Juan Sun & Xiaohui Ouyang & Hidekatsu Yoshioka & Wenli Wang & Chun Fan & Hongwei Li & Jianru Wang & Yalin Liu & Li Su & Heping Ma & Ying liu & Yuwen Zhang & Xingguang Zhang & Xuemei Wang & Yueling Hu**1259-1265 Analysis of all-zero binomial outcomes with borderline and equilibrium priors***by*Nicholas Longford**1267-1279 Bayesian hierarchical duration model for repeated events: an application to behavioral observations***by*Getachew Dagne & James Snyder**1281-1292 Estimation under systematic sampling schemes for parabolic populations***by*S. Sampath & V. Varalakshmi & R. Geetha**1293-1305 Quantile dispersion graphs to compare the efficiencies of cluster randomized designs***by*S. Mukhopadhyay & S. W. Looney**1307-1314 Testing for Mutual Exclusivity***by*Jonathan Bradley & David Farnsworth

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 10

**1055-1065 Semiparametric shape-invariant models for periodic data***by*Holger Hurtgen & Daniel Gervini**1067-1085 Hierarchical Bayesian meta-analysis models for cross-platform microarray studies***by*E. M. Conlon & B. L. Postier & B. A. Methe & K. P. Nevin & D. R. Lovley**1087-1095 Soccer matches as experiments: how often does the 'best' team win?***by*G. K. Skinner & G. H. Freeman**1097-1100 Empirical comparative statics under price and output uncertainty***by*Moawia Alghalith**1101-1108 Maximum likelihood estimation of correlation between maximal oxygen consumption and the 6-min walk test in patients with chronic heart failure***by*Corrado Crocetta & Nicola Loperfido**1109-1118 The estimation of R2 and adjusted R2 in incomplete data sets using multiple imputation***by*Ofer Harel**1119-1146 On the asymptotic distribution of Cook's distance in logistic regression models***by*Nirian Martin & Leandro Pardo**1147-1157 Testing for violations of the homogeneity needed for conditional logistic regression***by*R. H. Rieger & C. R. Weinberg**1159-1172 Designing of a variables two-plan system by minimizing the average sample number***by*S. Balamurali & Chi-Hyuck Jun**1173-1173 Probability with R***by*Miroslav Ristic**1175-1176 Longitudinal data analysis***by*M. Dolores Ugarte

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 9

**933-944 On estimating the distribution of data envelopment analysis efficiency scores: an application to nursing homes' care planning process***by*B. J. Gajewski & R. Lee & M. Bott & U. Piamjariyakul & R. L. Taunton**945-972 Comparison of non-parametric and semi-parametric tests in detecting long memory***by*Mohamed Boutahar**973-988 A segmented regression model for event history data: an application to the fertility patterns in Italy***by*Vito Muggeo & Massimo Attanasio & Mariano Porcu**989-998 Multiple comparisons of several populations with more than one control with respectto scale parameter***by*P. Singh**999-1008 Optimum designs for estimation of optimum point under cost constraint***by*Manisha Pal & Nripes Mandal**1009-1019 Forecasting models for developing control scheme to improve furnace run length***by*Prasun Das & Arup Kumar Das & Saddam Hossain**1021-1027 A group acceptance sampling plan for truncated life test having Weibull distribution***by*Muhammad Aslam & Chi-Hyuck Jun**1029-1036 Infant mortality model for lifetime data***by*J. Mazucheli & J. A. Achcar & E. A. Coelho-Barros & F. Louzada-Neto**1037-1054 Analysis of robust design experiments with time-dependent ordinal response characteristics: a quality improvement study from the horticulture industry***by*N. R. Parsons & S. G. Gilmour & R. N. Edmondson

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 8

**835-852 Statistical analysis of error for fourth-order ordinary differential equation solvers***by*Bo He & Clyde Martin**853-869 Bayesian robustness of the compound Poisson distribution under bidimensional prior: an application to the collective risk model***by*Agustin Hernandez Bastida & Emilio Gomez Deniz & Jose Maria Perez Sanchez**871-891 Deprivation analysis based on Bayesian latent class models***by*Carla Machado & Carlos Daniel Paulino & Francisco Nunes**893-906 Optimum covariate designs in split-plot and strip-plot design set-ups***by*Ganesh Dutta & Premadhis Das & Nripes Mandal**907-924 Archimedean copulae for risk measurement***by*Giovanni De Luca & Giorgia Rivieccio**925-925 R programming for bioinformatics***by*Miroslav Ristic**927-928 The frailty model***by*Filia Vonta**929-930 An introduction to generalised linear models, third edition***by*Paul Baxter**931-931 Risk analysis***by*Pieter Bastiaan Ober

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 7

**709-722 Fairness of the national health service in Italy: a bivariate correlated random effects model***by*Antonello Maruotti**723-741 Departure from independence and stationarity in a handball match***by*Montezuma Dumangane & Nicoletta Rosati & Anna Volossovitch**743-754 Experimentation order with good properties for 2k factorial designs***by*Alexander Correa & Pere Grima & Xavier Tort-Martorell**755-767 A measure of robust slope-rotatability for second-order response surface experimental designs***by*Rabindra Nath Das & Sung Park**769-778 Approximating the risk score for disease diagnosis using MARS***by*Binbing Yu**779-799 More on the volatility-trading volume relationship in emerging markets: The Chinese stock market***by*Loredana Ureche-Rangau & Quiterie de Rorthays**801-815 Simultaneous Equation Model based on the generalized maximum entropy for studying the effect of management factors on enterprise performance***by*E. Ciavolino & J. J. Dahlgaard**817-833 Cross-sectional correlation robust tests for panel cointegration***by*Christoph Hanck

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 6

**589-599 A permutation test approach to phase II historical control trials***by*Alan Hutson & Maurie Markman & Mark Brady**601-609 One and two sample confidence intervals for estimating the mean of skewed populations: an empirical comparative study***by*Ayman Baklizi & B.M. Golam Kibria**611-619 Modeling a cross-sectional response variable with longitudinal predictors: an example of pulse pressure and pulse wave velocity***by*Veena Shetty & Christopher Morrell & Samer Najjar**621-631 Analysis of microtubule dynamics using growth curve models***by*S. Rao Jammalamadaka & Md. Aleemuddin Siddiqi & Kaushik Ghosh**633-646 Choosing between per-genotype, per-allele, and trend approaches for initial detection of gene-disease association***by*Ammarin Thakkinstian & John Thompson & Cosetta Minelli & John Attia**647-657 A copula-based Markov chain model for the analysis of binary longitudinal data***by*Gabriel Escarela & Luis Carlos Perez-Ruiz & Russell Bowater**659-677 Bayesian inference method for model validation and confidence extrapolation***by*Xiaomo Jiang & Sankaran Mahadevan**679-697 Detecting level shifts in ARMA-GARCH (1,1) Models***by*F. Javier Trivez & Beatriz Catalan**699-700 Time Series Analysis***by*Ana Militino**701-702 Adaptive design theory and implementation using SAS and R***by*Andrew Robinson**703-704 Probability and statistics with R***by*Jacques Pienaar**705-705 Control Techniques for Complex Networks***by*Jacques Pienaar**707-708 Random networks for communication: from statistical physics to information systems***by*Jacques Pienaar

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 5

**473-482 Some estimators and tests for accelerated hazards model using weighted cumulative hazard difference***by*Seung-Hwan Lee**483-494 Bayesian confidence interval for difference of the proportions in a 2�2 table with structural zero***by*Lei Shi & Hongyuan Sun & Peng Bai**495-506 Bayesian estimation of parameters of mixed geometric failure models from Type I group censored sample***by*J. B. Shah & M. N. Patel**507-520 The performance of diagnostic-robust generalized potentials for the identification of multiple high leverage points in linear regression***by*M. Habshah & M. R. Norazan & A.H.M. Rahmatullah Imon**521-536 Interval censored sampling plans for the log-logistic lifetime distribution***by*Wanbo Lu & Tzong-Ru Tsai**537-545 Assessing naive Bayes as a method for screening credit applicants***by*A. C. Antonakis & M. E. Sfakianakis**547-571 Unit root tests and dramatic shifts with infinite variance processes***by*Luis Martins**573-587 The generalized two-sided power distribution***by*Jose Manuel Herrerias-Velasco & Rafael Herrerias-Pleguezuelo & Johan Rene van Dorp

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 4

**359-367 Testing the equality of diagnostic effectiveness of one measure with respect to k different features***by*Pablo Martinez-Camblor & Aina Yanez**369-384 Quantal models: a review with additional methodological development***by*E. Cankaya & N. R. J. Fieller**385-397 Do daily retail gasoline prices adjust asymmetrically?***by*L. Bettendorf & S. A. van der Geest & G. H. Kuper**399-414 Monitoring correlated processes with binomial marginals***by*Christian Weiss**415-428 Inferences on a linear combination of K multivariate normal mean vectors***by*S. H. Lin & R. S. Wang**429-442 Two new confidence intervals for the coefficient of variation in a normal distribution***by*Rahim Mahmoudvand & Hossein Hassani**443-452 Bayesian ratemaking procedure of crop insurance contracts with skewed distribution***by*Vitor Ozaki & Ralph Silva**453-463 Using bootstrap method to evaluate the estimates of nicotine equivalents from linear mixed model and generalized estimating equation***by*Qiwei Liang & Huajiang Li & Paul Mendes & Hans Roethig & Kim Frost-Pineda**465-466 Bayesian biostatistics and diagnostic medicine***by*Z.Q. John Lu**467-468 Topics in biostatistics***by*Mukesh Srivastava & M. Abbas**469-469 Sample size calculations in clinical research***by*Steff Lewis**471-472 Analyzing linguistic data: a practical introduction to statistics using R***by*Elisabeth Deviere

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 3

**237-253 Nonlinear voxel-based modelling of the haemodynamic response in fMRI***by*John Kornak & Bruce Dunham & Deborah Hall & Mark Haggard**255-275 Generally weighted moving average control charts with fast initial response features***by*Wen-Chih Chiu**277-301 A bivariate distribution with gamma and beta marginals with application to drought data***by*Saralees Nadarajah**303-321 Orthogonal blocking of response surface split-plot designs***by*Li Wang & Scott Kowalski & G. Geoffrey Vining**323-337 Long-term variability of the temperature time series recorded in Lisbon***by*Joao Santos & Solange Leite**339-346 Testing for harmonic regressors***by*Philip Hans Franses & Bert de Groot & Rianne Legerstee**347-358 Deletion residuals in the detection of heterogeneity of variances in linear regression***by*A.H.M. Rahmatullah Imon

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 2

**121-133 Modeling lactation curves: classical parametric models re-examined and modified***by*M. Bebbington & C. D. Lai & R. Zitikis**135-147 The extended GWMA control chart***by*Shey-Huei Sheu & Yu-Tai Hsieh**149-166 Nonparametric analysis of aggregate loss models***by*J. M. Vilar & R. Cao & M. C. Ausin & C. Gonzalez-Fragueiro**167-179 Exploring gillnet catch efficiency of sardines in the coastal waters of Sri Lanka by means of three statistical techniques: a comparison of linear and nonlinear modelling techniques***by*S. S. K. Haputhantri & J. Moreau & S. Lek**181-203 Robust design of adaptive control charts for manual manufacturing/inspection workstations***by*Giovanni Celano**205-221 Skewed zero-bound distributions and process capability indices for upper specifications***by*Malin Albing & Kerstin Vannman**223-232 Default Bayesian goodness-of-fit tests for the skew-normal model***by*S. Cabras & M. E. Castellanos**233-234 Analysing ecological data***by*Weiqi Luo**235-236 Bioinformatics***by*Stuart Barber

### 2009, Volume 36, Issue 1

**1-9 Prediction of mechanical property of steel strips using multivariate adaptive regression splines***by*A. Mukhopadhyay & A. Iqbal**11-20 Reliability acceptance sampling plans for the Weibull distribution under accelerated Type-I censoring***by*Min Kim & Bong-Jin Yum**21-32 The coefficient of variation asymptotic distribution in the case of non-iid random variables***by*Jose Dias Curto & Jose Castro Pinto**33-38 Model identification using 27 runs three level orthogonal arrays***by*P. Angelopoulos & H. Evangelaras & C. Koukouvinos**39-52 The definition of start time in cancer treatment studies analysed by non-mixture cure models***by*Claire Weston & John Thompson**53-66 Fitting parametric frailty and mixture models under biased sampling***by*P. Economou & C. Caroni**67-78 Weighting variables in K-means clustering***by*Myung-Hoe Huh & Yong Lim**79-89 A two-phase approach to estimating time-varying parameters in the capital asset pricing model***by*Yih Su & Jing-Shiang Hwang**91-110 Analysis of structural break models based on the evolutionary spectrum: Monte Carlo study and application***by*Jamel Jouini**111-120 The relationship between unit diversity and perceptions of organizational performance in the military***by*Ulysses Brown & Stephen Knouse & James Stewart & Ruby Beale

### 2008, Volume 35, Issue 12

**1323-1343 Assessing the association between two spatial or temporal sequences***by*Ronny Vallejos**1345-1353 Optimization of parameters for the fabrication of gelatin nanoparticles by the Taguchi robust design method***by*M. Jahanshahi & M. H. Sanati & Z. Babaei**1355-1370 The large-sample performance of backwards variable elimination***by*Peter Austin**1371-1381 Point and confidence interval estimates for a global maximum via extreme value theory***by*Shaul Bar-Lev**1383-1397 Semiparametric estimation for the dispersion parameter in the analysis of over- or underdispersed count data***by*Krishna Saha**1399-1408 Some robust parameter designs from orthogonal arrays***by*P. Angelopoulos & C. Koukouvinos**1409-1422 On adaptive linear regression***by*Arnab Maity & Michael Sherman**1423-1424 Book Review***by*Jacques Pienaar**1425-1426 Book Review***by*Jacques Pienaar**1427-1428 Book Review***by*Stuart Barber

### 2008, Volume 35, Issue 11

**1203-1217 Bayesian inference for the Pareto lifetime model under progressive censoring with binomial removals***by*Zeinab Amin**1219-1238 A Bayesian approach for improved pavement performance prediction***by*Eun Sug Park & Roger Smith & Thomas Freeman & Clifford Spiegelman**1239-1251 Bayesian analysis for a skew extension of the multivariate null intercept measurement error model***by*V. G. Cancho & Reiko Aoki & V. H. Lachos**1253-1265 Adjusting economic estimates in business surveys***by*M. D. Ugarte & A. F. Militino & T. Goicoa**1267-1276 A binomial CUSUM chart for detecting large shifts in fraction nonconforming***by*Zhang Wu & Jianxin Jiao & Ying Liu**1277-1292 Impact study of volatility modelling of Bangladesh stock index using non-normal density***by*Md. Mostafizur Rahman & Jian-Ping Zhu & M. Sayedur Rahman**1293-1304 Planning of progressive group-censoring life tests with cost considerations***by*Shuo-Jye Wu & Chun-Tao Chang & Kang-Jun Liao & Syuan-Rong Huang**1305-1321 Double unit root tests for cross-sectionally dependent panel data***by*Dong Wan Shin & Yoon Young Jung & Man-Suk Oh

### 2008, Volume 35, Issue 10

**1081-1092 Goodness-of-fit measures of R2 for repeated measures mixed effect models***by*Honghu Liu & Yan Zheng & Jie Shen**1093-1114 Model selection procedures in social research: Monte-Carlo simulation results***by*Lawrence Raffalovich & Glenn Deane & David Armstrong & Hui-Shien Tsao**1115-1129 Two-sided generalized Topp and Leone (TS-GTL) distributions***by*Donatella Vicari & Johan Rene Van Dorp & Samuel Kotz**1131-1138 Predicting body fat using weight-height indices***by*Terence Mills**1139-1150 Estimation of the two-parameter bathtub-shaped lifetime distribution with progressive censoring***by*Shuo-Jye Wu**1151-1168 A software reliability growth model addressing learning***by*Subburaj Ramasamy & Gopal Govindasamy**1169-1180 ARFIMAX and ARFIMAX-TARCH realized volatility modeling***by*Stavros Degiannakis**1181-1192 Mode type quasi-range and its applications***by*Lin-An Chen & Hsien-Chueh Peter Yang & Chau-Shyun Tang**1193-1202 Multilevel zero-inflated negative binomial regression modeling for over-dispersed count data with extra zeros***by*Abbas Moghimbeigi & Mohammed Reza Eshraghian & Kazem Mohammad & Brian Mcardle

### 2008, Volume 35, Issue 9

**945-946 Editorial***by*Robert Aykroyd**947-965 Measures of fit in principal component and canonical variate analyses***by*Sugnet Gardner-Lubbe & Ni�l Le Roux & John Gowers**967-977 Spatial correlation matrix selection using Bayesian model averaging to characterize inter-tree competition in loblolly pine trees***by*Edward Boone & Bronson Bullock**979-983 Results of exploratory data analysis in the broken stick model***by*David Almorza & M. Hortensia Garcia**985-995 Fitting three-dimensional Laguerre tessellations to foam structures***by*Claudia Lautensack**997-1009 Bayesian assessment of times to diagnosis in breast cancer screening***by*Carmen Armero & Antonio Lopez-Quilez & Rut Lopez-Sanchez**1011-1029 Diagnostics of prior-data agreement in applied Bayesian analysis***by*Nicolas Bousquet**1031-1051 Sovereign rescheduling probabilities in emerging markets: a comparison with credit rating agencies' ratings***by*A. Georgievska & L. Georgievska & A. Stojanovic & N. Todorovic**1053-1070 The analysis of age-specific fertility patterns via logistic models***by*Cristina Rueda-Sabater & Pedro Alvarez-Esteban**1071-1079 Frailty models and copulas: similarities and differences***by*Klara Goethals & Paul Janssen & Luc Duchateau

### 2008, Volume 35, Issue 8

**827-846 Varying-time random effects models for longitudinal data: unmixing and temporal interpolation of remote-sensing data***by*Herve Cardot & Philippe Maisongrande & Robert Faivre