Communications in Statistics:
Simulation and Computation

Volume 37, Issue 8

Volume 37, Issue 9

Volume 37, Issue 10

Volume 38, Issue 1

Volume 38, Issue 2


Communications in Statistics:
Simulation and Computation

Table of Contents, Volume 37, Issue 8, 2008

*Corresponding author

ORDERED DATA ANALYSIS

Testing Exponentiality Based on Type II Censored Data and a New cdf Estimator
F. Yousefzadeh* and N.R. Arghami
yousefzadehfatemeh@yahoo.com

Approximations of Variances and Covariances for Order Statistics from the Standard Extreme Value Distribution
M.N. Pirouzi Fard and B. Holmquist*
bjorn.homlquist@stat.lu.se

Inference

Bias Corrected Maximum Likelihood Estimator under the Generalized Linear Model for a Binary Variable
M. Park* and B. Choi
mpark2@korea.ac.kr

Testing the Equality of Two Proportions for Combined Unilateral and Bilateral Data
Y. Pei, M.L. Tang*, and J. Guo
mltang@math.hkbu.edu.hk

Dilation-Invariant Wavelet Estimation
E. Chicken*
chicken@stat.fsu.edu

A Local Linear Least-Absolute-Deviations Estimator of Volatility
F.A. Ziegelmann*
flavioaz@mat.ufrgs.br

Regression Analysis

Bayesian Truncated Poisson Regression with Application to Dutch Illegal Immigrant Data
B. Puza*, H. Johnson, T. O'Neill and S. Barry
Borek.Puza@anu.edu.au

An Algorithm for Enhancing Spreadsheet Regression with Out-of-Sample Statistics
F. Landram*, R. Pavur and B. Alidaee
flandram@mail.wtamu.edu

Categorical Data Analysis

Comparison of Ordinary and Penalized Power-Divergence Test Statistics for Small and Moderate Samples in Three-Way Contingency Tables via Simulation
A. Alin*
aylin.alin@deu.edu.tr

Design of Experiments

Model-Robust Design of Conjoint Choice Experiments
J. Yu*, P. Goos and M. Vandebroek
Jie.Yu@econ.kuleuven.be

Multivariate Analysis

Sensitivity Coefficient in Principal Component Analysis: Robust Case
M. Cheikh and M. Ibazizen*
ibazizen@yahoo.fr

Survival Analysis

Comparative Studies on Frailties in Survival Analysis
Y. Lio* and D-G. Chen
ylio@usd.edu

Determining Process Death Based on Censored Activity Data
N. Evangelopoulos*, A. Sidorova, S. Fotopoulos and I. Chengalur-Smith
evangeln@unt.edu

Computational Methods

Correcting Four Test Statistics for One-Parameter Distributions Using Mathematica
G. Cordeiro* and B. Stosic
gausscordeiro@uol.com.br

Multiple Imputation under Power Polynomials
H. Demirtas* and D. Hedeker
demirtas@uic.edu


Communications in Statistics:
Simulation and Computation

Table of Contents, Volume 37, Issue 9, 2008

*Corresponding author

Inference

Testing the Equality of the Noncentrality Parameters of Two Noncentral t-Distributions with Identical Degrees of Freedom
J. Kim* and A. Hayter
jkim@isye.gatech.edu

Robust Model-Based Inference for Incomplete Data via Penalized Spline Propensity Prediction
H. An* and R. Little
hyonggin@korea.ac.kr

Statistical Inference for the Multidimensional Mixed Rasch Model
M. Feddag*
m-l.feddag@warwick.ac.uk

Bayes Estimator of Inverse Gaussian Parameters Under General Entropy Loss Function Using Lindley's Approximation
P.K. Singh, S.K. Singh* and U. Singh
sanjay_upc@sify.com

Sampling Theory

Allocation Constraints in Stratification
M. Kozak* and P. Jankowski
nyggus@gmail.com

Sample Size Determination

Evaluating The Risk in Sample Size Determination
D. De Martini*
demartin@eco.unipmn.it

Sample Size Calculation and Power Analysis of Changes in Mean Response Over Time
H. Liu* and T. Wu
hhliu@mednet.ucla.edu

Regression Analysis

Estimating LAD Regression Coefficients with Best Subset Points
H. Choi*
hjchoi@kyonggi.ac.kr

Multivariate Analysis

Step Up Procedure for Multiple Comparison with a Control for Multivariate Normal Means
T. Imada* and H. Douke
timada@ktmail.tokai-u.jp

Logistic Discrimination with Total Variation Regularization
R. Rhlicke and D. Gervini*
gervini@uwm.edu

Reliability and Survival Analysis

Robust Correlation Structure for Multivariate Failure Time Data
T. Hasan* and G. Sneddon
thasan@unb.ca

A Bayesian Change-point Analysis for Software Reliability Models
S. Nam, J-H. Cha* and S. Cho
jhcha@pknu.ac.kr

Quality Control

A New Procedure to Monitor the Mean of a Quality Characteristic
M. Kiani, J. Panaretos* and S. Psarakis
jpan@aueb.gr

Generalized Control Charts for Non-Normal Data Using g-and-k Distributions
M. Haynes*, K. Mengersen and P. Rippon
m.haynes@uq.edu.au

ARL Performance of the Tukey's Control Chart
C-C. Torng and P-H. Lee*
g9321801@yuntech.edu.tw

Statistics in Health

EM Algorithm Estimation of Simultaneous Equation Model with Limited Variables: An Example of Cigarette Consumption
Y-W. Wen*
ywwen@nhri.org.tw


Communications in Statistics:
Simulation and Computation

Table of Contents, Volume 37, Issue 10, 2008

*Corresponding author

Inference

Some Properties of the Pivotal Statistic Based on the Asymptotically Distribution-free Theory in Structural Equation Modeling
H. Ogasawara*
hogasa@res.otaru-uc.ac.jp

A Modular CDF Approach for the Approximation of Percentiles
K.R. Choudhury* and S. Tabirca
kingshuk@stat.ucc.ie

Performance Evaluation Based on the Robust Mahalanobis Distance and Multilevel Modelling Using Two New Strategies
G. Shukur*, S. Hussain, R. Holder and A. Almasri
ghazi.shukur@vxu.se

Testing for Homogeneity in Mixture Using Weighted Relative Entropy
L. Wang and Y. Li*
yli168@hotmail.com

DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS

A-Optimal and MV-Optimal Incomplete Block Designs for Comparing Successive Treatments
J. Spurrier*
spurrier@stat.sc.edu

REGRESSION ANALYSIS AND LINEAR MODELS

An Empirical Study of Statistical Properties of Variance Partition Coefficients for Multi-level Logistic Regression Models
J. Li*, B. Gray and D. Bates
stalj@nus.edu.sg

Schwarz Methods for Quasi-likelihood in Generalized Linear Models
G. Guo*
ggb11111111@163.com

TIME SERIES ANALYSIS

Estimation of k-Factor GIGARCH Process: A Monte Carlo Study
A. Diongue*
diongue@ces.ens-cachan.fr

MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS

Identification of Influential Cases in Kernel Fisher Discriminant Analysis
S. Steel*, N. Louw and M. Lamont
sjst@sun.ac.za

SIMULATION METHODS

A Method to Generate Multivariate Data with the Desired Moments
J. Lyhagen*
johan.lyhagen@dis.uu.se

STATISTICS IN HEALTH

Normal Theory and Bootstrap Confidence Interval Estimation in Assessing Diagnostic Performance Gain When Combining Two Diagnostic Tests
S. Perera*
pereras@dom.pitt.edu

STATISTICS IN FINANCE

The Use of Ratios to Compare Volatilities and VaRs
J. van Zyl*
wwjvz.rd@mail.ufs.ac.za

QUALITY CONTROL

Alternative Factors for Control Chart Construction
J. Jarrett* and X. Pan
jejarrett@mail.uri.edu

Phase I Analysis of Multiple Linear Regression Profiles
M. Mahmoud*
mamahmou@vt.edu


Communications in Statistics:
Simulation and Computation

Table of Contents, Volume 38, Issue 1, 2009



Robust Multivariate Regression When There is Heteroscedasticity
Rand R. Wilcox

Highly Efficient Designs to Handle the Incorrect Specification of Linear Mixed Models}
S. A. Ortega-Azurduy; F. E. S. Tan; M. P. F. Berger

Misspecification and Domain Issues in Fitting Garch(1,1) Models: A Monte Carlo Investigation
Fabio Bellini; Leonardo Bottolo

A Procedure of Selecting All Good Populations Under Heteroscedasticity
Shu-Fei Wu; Yuh-Ru Yu

Simulation and Estimation of the Meixner Distribution
Matteo Grigoletto; Corrado Provasi

Improved ρ-Value Tests for Comparing Two Independent Binomial Proportions
Che-Yang Lin; Ming-Chung Yang

Score Tests for Extra-Zero Models in Zero-Inflated Negative Binomial Models
N. Jansakul; John P. Hinde

An Alternative Test for the Equality of Variances for Several Populations When the Underlying Distributions are Normal
Madhusudan Bhandary; Hongying Dai

Testing Exponentiality Versus Pareto Distribution via Likelihood Ratio
Tomasz J. Kozubowski; Anna K. Panorska; Fares Qeadan; Alexander Gershunov; Debra Rominger

An Omnibus Test for Time Series Model l(d)
Terence Tai-Leung Chong; Melvin J. Hinich

Weibull and Gamma Renewal Approximation Using Generalized Exponential Functions
Tongdan Jin; Lakshmana Gonigunta

An Empirical Strategy to Detect Spurious Effects in Long Memory and Occasional-Break Processes
Luisa Bisaglia; Margherita Gerolimetto

Correlation Structure and Model Selection for Negative Binomial Distribution in GEE
Jisheng Cui; Liyun Feng
 


Communications in Statistics:
Simulation and Computation

Table of Contents, Volume 38, Issue 2, 2009

Rank-Based Classification Using Robust Discriminant Functions
Asheber Abebe; Sai V. Nudurupati

An Exponential Model for Damage Accumulation
N. Balakrishnan; Enrique Castillo; Alfonso Fernaacutendez-Canteli; Maria Kateri

An Improved Goodness-of-Fit Test for Logistic Regression Models Based on Case-Control Data by Random Partition
Xin Deng; Shuwen Wan; Biao Zhang

Robust Testing Procedures in Heteroscedastic Linear Models
Jin Zhao; Jinde Wang

Distance Between Bivariate Beta Random Points in Two Rectangular Cities
David P. Chu; Ali Reza Fotouhi

Using Weight Functions in Spatial Point Pattern Analysis with Application to Plant Ecology Data
Lai Ping Ho; Sung Nok Chiu

Prediction Intervals for an Ordered Observation from Weibull Distribution Based on Censored Samples
Hai-Lin Lu; Tsong-Huey Wu; Hai-Wen Lu

Assessing Occupational Exposure via the Unbalanced One-Way Random Effects Model
Ren-Dao Ye; Song-Gui Wang

Asymptotic Inference for Waiting Times and Patiences in Queues with Abandonment
Anders Gorst-Rasmussen; Martin B. Hansen

Assessing Symmetry Using Quantiles and L-Moments
G. E. Thomas

A Comparative Study of Some Modified Chi-Squared Tests
V. Voinov; N. Pya; R. Alloyarova

A Comparison of Mixed and Ridge Estimators of Linear Models
Huumlseyin Guumller; Selahattin Kaccediliranlar

Which Measure Should be Used for Testing in a Paired Design: Simple Difference, Percent Change, or Symmetrized Percent Change?
Handan Camdeviren Ankarali; Seyit Ankarali

New Bootstrap Applications in Supervised Learning
Getulio Jose Amorim Amaral; Marcelo Rodrigo Portela Ferreira

Multivariate Real-Time Signal Extraction by a Robust Adaptive Regression Filter
Matthias Borowski; Karen Schettlinger; Ursula Gather