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### 2011, Volume 38, Issue 7

**1381-1394 An empirical analysis of the volatility of the Japanese stock price index: a non-parametric approach***by*Katsuyuki Takahashi & Isao Shoji**1395-1405 A general hazard model for lifetime data in the presence of cure rate***by*Gleici Castro Perdoná & Francisco Louzada-Neto**1407-1433 Long-range dependence analysis of Internet traffic***by*Cheolwoo Park & Félix Hernández-Campos & Long Le & J. S. Marron & Juhyun Park & Vladas Pipiras & F. D. Smith & Richard L. Smith & Michele Trovero & Zhengyuan Zhu**1435-1445 Residuals for log-Burr XII regression models in survival analysis***by*Giovana O. Silva & Edwin M.M. Ortega & Gilberto A. Paula**1447-1454 Two kinds of restricted modified estimators in linear regression model***by*Yalian Li & Hu Yang**1455-1466 Multivariate temporal disaggregation with cross-sectional constraints***by*Tommaso Proietti**1467-1482 Confidence interval procedures for proportions estimated by group testing with groups of unequal size adjusted for overdispersion***by*Shih-Chia Liu & Kuo-Szu Chiang & Cheng-Hsiang Lin & Ting-Chin Deng**1483-1492 Comparing first hitting time and proportional hazards regression models***by*D. Stogiannis & C. Caroni & C. E. Anagnostopoulos & I. K. Toumpoulis**1493-1498 A class of designs for Phase I cancer clinical trials combining Bayesian and likelihood approaches***by*Zheng Su**1499-1507 The corrected VIF (CVIF)***by*José Dias Curto & José Castro Pinto**1509-1531 Tests of heteroscedasticity and correlation in multivariate t regression models with AR and ARMA errors***by*Jin-Guan Lin & Li-Xing Zhu & Chun-Zheng Cao & Yong Li

### 2011, Volume 38, Issue 6

**1103-1116 Bayesian latent variable model for mixed continuous and ordinal responses with possibility of missing responses***by*E. Bahrami Samani & M. Ganjali**1117-1131 Testing the equality among distribution functions from independent and right censored samples via Cramér--von Mises criterion***by*Pablo Martínez-Camblor**1133-1149 Testing stochastic orders in tails of contingency tables***by*Chi Tim Ng & Johan Lim & Kyu S. Hahn**1151-1168 Spatial--temporal model for wind speed in Lithuania***by*Jūratė Šaltytė Benth & Laura Šaltytė**1169-1187 Elliptical safety region plots for C pk***by*Malin Albing & Kerstin Vännman**1189-1206 Modeling attendance at Spanish professional football league***by*Guillermo Villa & Isabel Molina & Roland Fried**1207-1222 Comparing diagnostic tests with missing data***by*Frederico Z. Poleto & Julio M. Singer & Carlos Daniel Paulino**1223-1238 A modified bootstrap procedure for cluster sampling variance estimation of species richness***by*Steen Magnussen & Ron McRoberts**1239-1248 The Poisson--exponential distribution: a Bayesian approach***by*Francisco Louzada-Neto & Vicente G. Cancho & Gladys D.C. Barriga**1249-1264 Testing for qualitative interaction of multiple sources of informative dropout in longitudinal data***by*Sara B. Crawford & John J. Hanfelt**1265-1275 Empirical likelihood for generalized partially linear varying-coefficient models***by*Zhensheng Huang**1277-1288 Comparison of estimation methods for the finite population mean in simple random sampling: symmetric super-populations***by*Arzu Altin Yavuz & Birdal Senoglu**1289-1301 A two-step robust estimation of the process mean using M-estimator***by*Hamid Shahriari & Orod Ahmadi & Amir H. Shokouhi**1303-1309 A Bayesian model for estimating the malaria transition probabilities considering individuals lost to follow-up***by*Edson Zangiacomi Martinez & Davi Casale Aragon & Jorge Alberto Achcar**1311-1312 Time Series Analysis with Applications in R, Second edition***by*John Pemberton**1312-1313 Introductory Statistics with R, second edition***by*Jennifer H. Klapper**1313-1314 Guide to Teaching Statistics***by*Miroslav M. Ristić**1314-1314 Credit Risk Management***by*Boran Gazi**1315-1315 Modern Regression Methods***by*Pieter Bastiaan Ober

### 2011, Volume 38, Issue 5

**871-884 Influence diagnostics in Birnbaum--Saunders nonlinear regression models***by*Artur J. Lemonte & Alexandre G. Patriota**885-898 A nonparametric test of symmetry based on the overlapping coefficient***by*Hani M. Samawi & Amal Helu & Robert Vogel**899-911 A step-by-step algorithm for combining diagnostic tests***by*Luis Mariano Esteban & Gerardo Sanz & Angel Borque**913-926 A mixture model for the detection of Neosporosis without a gold standard***by*Andrés Farall & Ricardo Maronna & Tomás Tetzlaff**927-936 Testing for variance changes in autoregressive models with unknown order***by*Baisuo Jin & Mong-Na Lo Huang & Baiqi Miao**937-950 Evaluation of Laplace distribution-based ANOVA models applied to microarray data***by*Suzy Van Sanden & Tomasz Burzykowski**951-960 Capturing the re-admission process: focus on time window***by*Eren Demir & Thierry Chaussalet**961-976 A variable selection approach to monotonic regression with Bernstein polynomials***by*S. McKay Curtis & Sujit K. Ghosh**977-986 Analysis of rounded exponential data***by*Gunnar Taraldsen**987-1005 Bayesian--frequentist hybrid model with application to the analysis of gene copy number changes***by*Ao Yuan & Guanjie Chen & Juan Xiong & Wenqing He & Wen Jin & Charles Rotimi**1007-1020 Modified minimum covariance determinant estimator and its application to outlier detection of chemical process data***by*Guoqing Wu & Chao Chen & Xuefeng Yan**1021-1032 Classification with discrete and continuous variables via general mixed-data models***by*A. R. de Leon & A. Soo & T. Williamson**1033-1043 The difference-sign runs length distribution in testing for serial independence***by*Camillo Cammarota**1045-1054 On Bayesian sample size determination***by*M. M. Nassar & S. M. Khamis & S. S. Radwan**1055-1061 Identifying predictors of violent behaviour among students using the conventional logistic and multilevel logistic models***by*Bidemi Yusuf & Olayinka Omigbodun & Babatunde Adedokun & Odunayo Akinyemi**1063-1072 Leverage analysis for linear mixed models***by*Juvêncio S. Nobre & Julio M. Singer**1073-1085 On an extension of the von Mises distribution due to Batschelet***by*Arthur Pewsey & Kunio Shimizu & Rolando de la Cruz**1087-1102 D s -optimal designs for Kozak's tree taper model***by*Leakemariam Berhe & Göran Arnoldsson

### 2011, Volume 38, Issue 4

**647-660 Violent crime and incentives in the long-run: evidence from England and Wales***by*George Saridakis**661-673 Effect of measurement error and autocorrelation on the X¯ chart***by*Antonio F. B. Costa & Philippe Castagliola**675-682 Semiparametric analysis of transformation models with doubly censored data***by*Pao-Sheng Shen**683-693 Tests for symmetry with right censoring***by*Ehab F. Abd-Elfattah & Ronald W. Butler**695-704 Spatio-temporal functional regression on paleoecological data***by*Liliane Bel & Avner Bar-Hen & Rémy Petit & Rachid Cheddadi**705-716 Random change point models: investigating cognitive decline in the presence of missing data***by*G. Muniz Terrera & A. van den Hout & F. E. Matthews**717-734 A two-phase method for controlling Erlang-failure processes with high reliability***by*Bi-Min Hsu & Ming-Hung Shu**735-744 Testing for heteroskedasticity in the tobit and probit models***by*Darryl Holden**745-767 Structural equation models for area health outcomes with model selection***by*Peter Congdon**769-783 Nonparametric-likelihood inference based on cost-effectively-sampled-data***by*Albert Vexler & Shuling Liu & Enrique F. Schisterman**785-797 Confidence bands for the difference of two survival functions under the additive risk model***by*Jimin Lee & Seunggeun Hyun**799-815 Temporal disaggregation and restricted forecasting of multiple population time series***by*E. Silva & V. M. Guerrero & D. Peña**817-832 Bivariate transition model for analysing ordinal and nominal categorical responses: an application to the Labour Force Survey data***by*Z. Rezaei Ghahroodi & M. Ganjali & F. Harandi & D. Berridge**833-850 Choosing appropriate covariance matrices in a nonparametric analysis of factorials in block designs***by*A. Schörgendorfer & L. V. Madden & A. C. Bathke**851-863 Full Bayesian significance test for extremal distributions***by*Diego F. de Bernardini & Laura L.R. Rifo**865-865 Statistics: A Very Short Introduction***by*Miroslav M. Ristić**867-868 The Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics***by*Andreas Rosenblad**869-869 Asymptotic Theory of Statistics and Probability***by*Pieter Bastiaan Ober

### 2011, Volume 38, Issue 3

**437-450 Testing the difference between two Kolmogorov--Smirnov values in the context of receiver operating characteristic curves***by*Wojtek J. Krzanowski & David J. Hand**451-463 Weighted bagging: a modification of AdaBoost from the perspective of importance sampling***by*Qingzhao Yu**465-477 Interval shrinkage estimators***by*Vasyl Golosnoy & Roman Liesenfeld**479-489 A class of confidence intervals for sequential phase II clinical trials with binary outcome***by*Shande Chen**491-500 Bootstrap study of parameter estimates for nonlinear Richards growth model through genetic algorithm***by*Himadri Ghosh & M. A. Iquebal & Prajneshu**501-512 Design issues for population growth models***by*J. López Fidalgo & I. M. Ortiz Rodríguez & Weng Kee Wong**513-532 Influence diagnostics on the coefficient of variation of elliptically contoured distributions***by*Marco Riquelme & Víctor Leiva & Manuel Galea & Antonio Sanhueza**533-551 Comparison of the finite mixture of ARMA-GARCH, back propagation neural networks and support-vector machines in forecasting financial returns***by*Altaf Hossain & Mohammed Nasser**553-570 Robustness of the EWMA and the combined X¯ --EWMA control charts with variable sampling intervals to non-normality***by*Yu-Chang Lin & Chao-Yu Chou**571-580 Extending the Bradley--Terry model for paired comparisons to accommodate weights***by*Nasir Abbas & Muhammad Aslam**581-589 Nonparametric mixture analysis of rock crab of the genus Leptograpsus***by*Reza Pakyari**591-603 Bayesian parametric accelerated failure time spatial model and its application to prostate cancer***by*Jiajia Zhang & Andrew B. Lawson**605-617 On the restricted almost unbiased estimators in linear regression***by*Jianwen Xu & Hu Yang**619-629 A frailty modeling approach for parental effects in animal breeding***by*Suely Ruiz Giolo & Clarice Garcia Borges Demétrio**631-646 Nonparametric approach to rank global petroleum business opportunities***by*R. K. Mishra & Zillur Rahman

### 2011, Volume 38, Issue 2

**215-232 Marginal correlation from an extended random-effects model for repeated and overdispersed counts***by*Tony Vangeneugden & Geert Molenberghs & Geert Verbeke & Clarice G.B. Demétrio**233-245 A control chart based on sample ranges for monitoring the covariance matrix of the multivariate processes***by*A. F.B. Costa & M. A.G. Machado**247-259 Assessing cumulative logit models via a score test in random effect models***by*Kuo-Chin Lin**261-271 α-stable laws for noncoding regions in DNA sequences***by*N. Crato & R. R. Linhares & S. R.C. Lopes**273-285 Estimation of hazard of death in vertically transmitted HIV-1-infected children for doubly censored failure times and fixed covariates***by*T. Banerjee & G. Grover & T. Pensi & D. Banerjee**287-299 Multicollinearity and financial constraint in investment decisions: a Bayesian generalized ridge regression***by*Aquiles E.G. Kalatzis & Camila F. Bassetto & Carlos R. Azzoni**301-308 The comparison of enterprise bankruptcy forecasting method***by*Xu Xiaosi & Chen Ying & Zheng Haitao**309-325 Optimal design of accelerated degradation tests based on Wiener process models***by*Heonsang Lim & Bong-Jin Yum**327-342 A multivariate descriptor method for change-point detection in nonlinear time series***by*P. P. Balestrassi & A. P. Paiva & A. C. Zambroni de Souza & J. B. Turrioni & Elmira Popova**343-368 Local influence analysis for regression models with scale mixtures of skew-normal distributions***by*C. B. Zeller & V. H. Lachos & F. E. Vilca-Labra**369-382 Time-varying vector autoregressive models with stochastic volatility***by*K. Triantafyllopoulos**383-398 Detecting mean increases in Poisson INAR(1) processes with EWMA control charts***by*Christian H. Weiß**399-419 Simultaneous semi-sequential testing of dual alternatives for pattern recognition***by*Amitava Mukherjee & Barendra Purkait**421-430 Outlier identification and robust parameter estimation in a zero-inflated Poisson model***by*Jun Yang & Min Xie & Thong Ngee Goh**431-431 Book Review***by*Andrew Robinson**433-434 Book Review***by*A. C. Brooms**435-435 Book Review***by*Kassim S. Mwitondi

### 2011, Volume 38, Issue 1

**1-1 Editorial***by*Robert Aykroyd**3-13 Non-stationary partition modeling of geostatistical data for malaria risk mapping***by*Laura Gosoniu & Penelope Vounatsou**15-27 A unified approach of meta-analysis: application to an antecedent biomarker study in Alzheimer's disease***by*Chengjie Xiong & Gerald van Belle & Kejun Zhu & J. Philip Miller & John Morris**29-46 Three-dimensional Bayesian image analysis and confocal microscopy***by*Fahimah Al-Awadhi & Merrilee Hurn & Christopher Jennison**47-55 Generating multivariate continuous data via the notion of nearest neighbors***by*Hakan Demirtas & Donald Hedeker**57-70 A flexible model for survival data with a cure rate: a Bayesian approach***by*Vicente Cancho & Josemar Rodrigues & Mario de Castro**71-85 Fractional integration and impulse responses: a bivariate application to real output in the USA and four Scandinavian countries***by*Guglielmo Maria Caporale & Luis Gil-Alana**87-112 Double-sampling control charts for attributes***by*Aurelia De Araujo Rodrigues & Eugenio Kahn Epprecht & Maysa Sacramento De Magalhaes**113-126 A robust diagnostic plot for explanatory variables under model mis-specification***by*Li-Chu Chien**127-144 Bayesian and likelihood inference for cure rates based on defective inverse Gaussian regression models***by*Jeremy Balka & Anthony Desmond & Paul McNicholas**145-159 The use of variance components for the assessment of outcome measures in rheumatology***by*E. J. Allen & V. T. Farewell**161-174 Comparison of normal probability plots and dot plots in judging the significance of effects in two level factorial designs***by*Guillermo de Leon & Pere Grima & Xavier Tort-Martorell**175-182 Spatio-temporal analysis of a plant disease in a non-uniform crop: a Monte Carlo approach***by*Bin Li & R. S. Sanderlin & Rebecca Melanson & Qingzhao Yu**183-193 Predicting rainy seasons: quantifying the beliefs of prophets***by*J. A. A. Andrade & J. P. Gosling**195-206 Inflation uncertainty and economic growth: evidence from the LAD ARCH model***by*Ahmad Zubaidi Baharumshah & Nor Aishah Hamzah & Shamsul Rijal Muhammad Sabri**207-214 Robustness without rank order statistics***by*Paul Mielke & Kenneth Berry & Janis Johnston

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 12

**1961-1977 Why is not design of experiments widely used by engineers in Europe?***by*Martin Tanco & Elisabeth Viles & Maria Jesus Alvarez & Laura Ilzarbe**1979-1990 The structural Sharpe model under t-distributions***by*Manuel Galea & David Cademartori & Filidor Vilca**1991-2013 A combined control scheme for monitoring the frequency and size of an attribute event***by*Yafen Liu & Zhen He & M. Shamsuzzaman & Zhang Wu**2015-2026 Reparameterization of nonlinear statistical models: a case study***by*Gavin Ross & C. Sarada**2027-2041 Electricity consumption prediction with functional linear regression using spline estimators***by*Jaromir Antoch & Lubos Prchal & Maria Rosaria De Rosa & Pascal Sarda**2043-2056 Optimal choice of sample fraction in univariate financial tail index estimation***by*Chin Wen Cheong**2057-2071 Notes on odds ratio estimation for a randomized clinical trial with noncompliance and missing outcomes***by*Kung-Jong Lui & Kuang-Chao Chang**2073-2087 A side sensitive modified group runs control chart to detect shifts in the process mean***by*M. P. Gadre & K. A. Joshi & R. N. Rattihalli**2089-2100 Evaluation of multivariate surveillance***by*Marianne Frisen & Eva Andersson & Linus Schioler**2101-2116 Simple and multiple correspondence analysis for ordinal-scale variables using orthogonal polynomials***by*Rosaria Lombardo & Eric Beh**2117-2118 Book Review***by*Tobias Verbeke**2119-2120 Statistics Using SPSS: An Integrative Approach, second edition***by*Faisel Yunus**2121-2121 Data Manipulation with R***by*A. C. Brooms

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 11

**1785-1793 Double logistic curve in regression modeling***by*Stan Lipovetsky**1795-1813 A Phase I nonparametric Shewhart-type control chart based on the median***by*M. A. Graham & S. W. Human & S. Chakraborti**1815-1824 A threshold based approach to merge data in financial risk management***by*Silvia Figini & Paolo Giudici & Pierpaolo Uberti**1825-1845 Analysis of mutual funds' management styles: a modeling, ranking and visualizing approach***by*Claudio Conversano & Domenico Vistocco**1847-1862 Independent exploratory factor analysis with application to atmospheric science data***by*Steffen Unkel & Nickolay Trendafilov & Abdel Hannachi & Ian Jolliffe**1863-1874 Bayesian tests for unit root and multiple breaks***by*Man-Suk Oh & Dong Wan Shin**1875-1890 New scrambled response models for estimating the mean of a sensitive quantitative character***by*Giancarlo Diana & Pier Francesco Perri**1891-1910 Clustering probability distributions***by*Tai Vo Van & T. Pham-Gia**1911-1929 Early warning CUSUM plans for surveillance of negative binomial daily disease counts***by*Ross Sparks & Tim Keighley & David Muscatello**1931-1945 Regularity in individual shopping trips: implications for duration models in marketing***by*Govert Bijwaard**1947-1959 Data disaggregation procedures within a maximum entropy framework***by*Rosa Bernardini Papalia

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 10

**1605-1624 Identification of multiple influential observations in logistic regression***by*A. A. M. Nurunnabi & A.H.M. Rahmatullah Imon & M. Nasser**1625-1636 The generalized exponential cure rate model with covariates***by*Nandini Kannan & Debasis Kundu & P. Nair & R. C. Tripathi**1637-1659 Concurrent processing of heteroskedastic vector-valued mixture density models***by*Ralf Ostermark**1661-1679 Random effects regression models for count data with excess zeros in caries research***by*D. Todem & Y. Zhang & A. Ismail & W. Sohn**1681-1694 Evaluations of FWER-controlling methods in multiple hypothesis testing***by*Yi-Ting Hwang & Jia-Jung Lai & Shyh-Tyan Ou**1695-1701 The effect of interaction and rounding error in two-way ANOVA: example of impact on testing for normality***by*Jesper Ryden & Sven Erick Alm**1703-1715 A Bayesian method for query approximation***by*Douglas Jones & Francis Mendez Mediavilla**1717-1728 Control charts for fraction nonconforming in a bivariate binomial process***by*Jing-Er Chiu & Tsen-I Kuo**1729-1747 Estimating precision, repeatability, and reproducibility from Gaussian and non- Gaussian data: a mixed models approach***by*Assam Pryseley & Koen Mintiens & Katia Knapen & Yves Van der Stede & Geert Molenberghs**1749-1759 A Bayesian algorithm for sample size determination for equivalence and non-inferiority test***by*Jie Wang & James Stamey**1761-1777 Monitoring heterogeneous serially correlated usage behavior in subscription-based services***by*Y. Samimi & A. Aghaie**1779-1779 Modeling with Data***by*Pieter Bastiaan Ober**1781-1782 Analysis of Variance and Covariance***by*Mukesh Srivastava**1783-1784 Discrete Fourier Analysis and Wavelets***by*Jennifer Klapper

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 9

**1425-1438 A new unit root test with two structural breaks in level and slope at unknown time***by*Paresh Kumar Narayan & Stephan Popp**1439-1453 Bayesian analysis for incomplete multi-way contingency tables with nonignorable nonresponse***by*Yousung Park & Bo-Seung Choi**1455-1472 Model selection in regression based on pre-smoothing***by*Marc Aerts & Niel Hens & Jeffrey Simonoff**1473-1486 The effect of spillover on the Granger causality test***by*Panagiotis Mantalos & Ghazi Shukur**1487-1498 Nonparametric bootstrapping for hierarchical data***by*Shiquan Ren & Hong Lai & Wenjing Tong & Mostafa Aminzadeh & Xuezhang Hou & Shenghan Lai**1499-1507 On the linear degradation model with multiple failure modes***by*Firoozeh Haghighi & Mikhail Nikulin**1509-1522 Testing for varying zero-inflation and dispersion in generalized Poisson regression models***by*Feng-Chang Xie & Jin-Guan Lin & Bo-Cheng Wei**1523-1535 Modeling survival in childhood cancer studies using two-stage non-mixture cure models***by*Claire Weston & John Thompson**1537-1546 A study of Bayesian local robustness with applications in actuarial statistics***by*Emilio Gomez-Deniz & Enrique Calderin-Ojeda**1547-1554 Four tests of fit for the beta-binomial distribution***by*D. J. Best & J. C. W. Rayner & O. Thas**1555-1568 Regression in a copula model for bivariate count data***by*Aristidis Nikoloulopoulos & Dimitris Karlis**1569-1584 ARFIMA processes and outliers: a weighted likelihood approach***by*Claudio Agostinelli & Luisa Bisaglia**1585-1603 The Sichel model and the mixing and truncation order***by*Xavier Puig & Josep Ginebra & Marti Font

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 8

**1249-1263 The monitoring of simple linear regression profiles with two observations per sample***by*Mahmoud Mahmoud & J. P. Morgan & William Woodall**1265-1273 A generalization of the uniform association model for assessing rater agreement in ordinal scales***by*Alireza Akbarzadeh Bagheban & Farid Zayeri**1275-1281 Estimating crop yield via Gaussian quadrature***by*A. Bhattacharya**1283-1297 Monitoring imprecise fraction of nonconforming items using p control charts***by*Ming-Hung Shu & Hsien-Chung Wu**1299-1318 Treating unobserved heterogeneity in PLS path modeling: a comparison of FIMIX-PLS with different data analysis strategies***by*Marko Sarstedt & Christian Ringle**1319-1334 Measurement of bivariate attributes using a novel statistical model***by*JrJung Lyu & MingNan Chen**1335-1354 On implementation of the Gibbs sampler for estimating the accuracy of multiple diagnostic tests***by*Fabio Principato & Angela Vullo & Domenica Matranga**1355-1368 Bayesian outlier analysis in binary regression***by*Aparecida Souza & Helio Migon**1369-1379 Design of a time-truncated double sampling plan for a general life distribution***by*M. Aslam & C. -H. Jun & M. Ahmad**1381-1397 Testing for stationarity in large panels with cross-dependence, and US evidence on unit labor cost***by*Matei Demetrescu & Uwe Hassler & Adina Tarcolea**1399-1406 A real survival analysis application via variable selection methods for Cox's proportional hazards model***by*Emmanouil Androulakis & Christos Koukouvinos & Kalliopi Mylona & Filia Vonta**1407-1416 An investigation of duration dependence in the American stock market cycle***by*Terence Tai-Leung Chong & Zimu Li & Haiqiang Chen & Melvin Hinich**1417-1418 Handbook of multilevel analysis***by*Dougal Hutchison**1419-1420 Model selection and model averaging***by*Ilia Vonta**1421-1422 Software for data analysis***by*John Shade

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 7

**1067-1087 Normalization of the origin-shifted exponential distribution for control chart construction***by*Shih-Chou Kao**1089-1111 Detection of changes in a random financial sequence with a stable distribution***by*Dong Han & Fugee Tsung & Yanting Li & Jinguo Xian**1113-1121 Bayesian statistical inference for start-up demonstration tests with rejection of units upon observing d failures***by*David Scollnik**1123-1135 Parameter changes in GARCH model***by*Kosei Fukuda**1137-1152 Total least squares solution for compositional data using linear models***by*Eva Fiserova & Karel Hron**1153-1171 Bayesian discrete latent spatial modeling of crack initiation in orthopaedic hip replacement bone cement***by*Elizabeth Heron & Cathal Walsh**1173-1191 Examining the interrelation dynamics between option and stock markets using the Markov-switching vector error correction model***by*Ming-Yuan Leon Li & Chun-Nan Chen**1193-1211 On a goodness-of-fit test for normality with unknown parameters and type-II censored data***by*Claudia Castro-Kuriss & Diana Kelmansky & Victor Leiva & Elena Martinez**1213-1230 Modeling sensitivity and specificity with a time-varying reference standard within a longitudinal setting***by*Qin Yu & Wan Tang & Sue Marcus & Yan Ma & Hui Zhang & Xin Tu**1231-1247 Runs rules schemes for monitoring process variability***by*Demetrios Antzoulakos & Athanasios Rakitzis

### 2010, Volume 37, Issue 6

**881-891 Baseball players with the initial “K” do not strike out more often***by*B. D. McCullough & Thomas McWilliams**893-909 Analysis and modelling of wind speed in New York***by*Jurate Saltyte Benth & Fred Espen Benth**911-922 Bias from the use of generalized estimating equations to analyze incomplete longitudinal binary data***by*Andrew Copas & Shaun Seaman**923-943 Multiple linear regression model with stochastic design variables***by*M. Qamarul Islam & Moti Tiku**945-953 Bayesian and DEA efficiency modelling: an application to hospital foodservice operations***by*K. M. Matawie & A. Assaf**955-967 Non-normality and combined double sampling and variable sampling interval [image omitted] control charts***by*Chau-Chen Torng & Chun-Chieh Tseng & Pei-Hsi Lee**969-981 On the bivariate negative binomial regression model***by*Felix Famoye**983-997 How to compare interpretatively different models for the conditional variance function***by*Ilmari Juutilainen & Juha Roning**999-1013 On improvement in estimating population mean in stratified random sampling***by*Nursel Koyuncu & Cem Kadilar**1015-1025 Semiparametric analysis for case-control studies: a partial smoothing spline approach***by*Young-Ju Kim