# Metron - International Journal of Statistics

1999 - 2011

From Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilità e Statistiche Applicate - University of Rome

Bibliographic data for series maintained by Alessio Farcomeni (). This e-mail address is bad, please contact .

Access Statistics for this journal.

Track citations for all items by RSS feed

Is something missing from the series or not right? See the RePEc data check for the archive and series.

**Volume LXIX, issue 1, 2011**

- Corrado Gini: the man and the scientist pp. 1-28
*Giovanni Giorgi*
- On the interpolation of a straight line when the values of the independent variable are affected by accidental errors pp. 29-43
*Corrado Gini*
- Corrado Gini, a pioneer in balanced sampling and inequality theory pp. 45-65
*Matti Langel* and *Yves Tillé*
- Gini’s multiple regressions: two approaches and their interaction pp. 67-99
*Edna Schechtman*, *Shlomo Yitzhaki* and *Taina Pudalov*
- Gini’s criticisms to the theory of inference: a missed opportunity pp. 101-117
*Ludovico Piccinato*

**Volume LXVIII, issue 3, 2010**

- Multivariate extended skew-t distributions and related families pp. 201-234
*Reinaldo B. Arellano-Valle* and *Marc G. Genton*
- On Fisher information matrices and profile log-likelihood functions in generalized skew-elliptical models pp. 235-250
*Christophe Ley* and *Davy Paindaveine*
- Modelling conditional heteroskedasticity and skewness using the skew-normal distribution pp. 251-263
*Thomas R. Allen Corns* and *Stephen E. Satchell*
- Some moment properties of skew-symmetric circular distributions pp. 265-273
*Dale Umbach* and *Sreenivas Rao Jammalamadaka*
- Invariance-based estimating equations for skew-symmetric distributions pp. 275-298
*Adelchi Azzalini*, *Marc G. Genton* and *Bruno Scarpa*
- On the approximation of the tail probability of the scalar skew-normal distribution pp. 299-308
*Antonella Capitanio*
- Selection bias in linear mixed models pp. 309-329
*Leonardo Grilli* and *Carla Rampichini*
- Truncated skew-normal distributions: moments, estimation by weighted moments and application to climatic data pp. 331-345
*Cedric Flecher*, *Denis Allard* and *Philippe Naveau*
- A prospective combination of phase II and phase III in drug development pp. 347-369
*Adelchi Azzalini* and *Antonella Bacchieri*
- On the information matrix of the multivariate skew-t model pp. 371-386
*Reinaldo B. Arellano-Valle*

**Volume LXVIII, issue 2, 2010**

- A pretest for choosing between logrank and Wilcoxon tests in the two-sample problem pp. 111-125
*Ruvie Lou Maria C. Martinez* and *Joshua D. Naranjo*
- Order statistics from a family of J-shaped distributions pp. 127-136
*Ahmad A. Zghoul*
- Speeding up the asymptotics when constructing one-sided coverage intervals with survey data pp. 137-151
*Phillip S. Kott* and *Yan K. Liu*
- Length biased weighted residual inaccuracy measure pp. 153-160
*Vikas Kumar*, *H.C. Taneja* and *R. Srivastava*
- Clustering multivariate time series by genetic multiobjective optimization pp. 161-183
*S. Bandyopadhyay*, *R. Baragona* and *U. Maulik*
- Improvement in estimating the population mean using two-stage balanced groups ranked set sampling pp. 185-196
*Amer Ibrahim Al-Omari* and *Mohammad Fraiwan Al-Saleh*

**Volume LXVIII, issue 1, 2010**

- Estimating function approach for CHARN Models pp. 1-21
*Hiroomi Kanai*, *Hiroaki Ogata* and *Masanobu Taniguchi*
- Bonferroni and Gini indices for various parametric families of distributions pp. 23-46
*Giovanni Giorgi* and *Saralees Nadarajah*
- A general procedure for estimating the population mean in stratified sampling using auxiliary information pp. 47-65
*Housila P. Singh* and *Gajendra K. Vishwakarma*
- Variance residual life function in discrete random ageing pp. 67-75
*M. Khorashadizadeh*, *A. H. Rezaei Roknabadi* and *G. R. Mohtashami Borzadaran*
- Characterization of discrete distributions by conditional variance pp. 77-85
*Kumar Kattumannil Sudheesh* and *N. Unnikrishnan Nair*
- On the identifiability of a mixture model for ordinal data pp. 87-94
*Maria Iannario*
- On stochastic optimization in sample allocation among strata pp. 95-103
*Marcin Kozak* and *Hai Ying Wang*

**Volume LXVII, issue 3, 2009**

- Transvariation and inequality between subpopulations in the Dagum’s Gini index decomposition pp. 229-241
*Michele Costa*
- Optimum quadratic three-step stress plans for log-logistic distribution pp. 243-255
*Mohammed Al-Haj Ebrahem* and *Abedel-Qader Al-Masri*
- On non-isomorphic orthogonal array OA(3^5,20,3,3) pp. 257-267
*Veena Budhraja* and *Seema Gupta*
- Bayesian analysis for the exponentiated Rayleigh distribution pp. 269-288
*Mohammad Z. Raqab* and *Mohamed T. Madi*
- Quantile estimation and the statistical relative efficiency curve pp. 289-301
*Vytaras Brazauskas*
- On a construction of Markov models in continuous time pp. 303-323
*Ramses H. Mena* and *Stephen G. Walker*
- An improved skewness measure pp. 325-337
*Richard A. Groeneveld* and *Glen Meeden*

**Volume LXVII, issue 2, 2009**

- Mixture Designs in orthogonal blocks using F-squares pp. 105-128
*M. L. Aggarwal*, *Poonam Singh*, *Vandana Sarin* and *Bushra Husain*
- On the Polya-Aeppli regression model pp. 129-152
*Carlo Ferreri*
- Multivariate indirect methods of estimation in presence of non-response in successive sampling pp. 153-175
*Housila P. Singh* and *Sunil Kumar*
- Nonparametric estimation of regression parameters in measurement error models pp. 177-200
*A. K. MD. Ehsanes Saleh*, *Jan Picek* and *Jan Kalina*
- On the existence of a posterior distribution for spatial mixed models with binomial responses pp. 201-209
*Martin Vogt* and *Ralf Munnich*
- Mixture Designs in orthogonal blocks using F-squares pp. 211-227
*Mahendra Kumar Sharma* and *Sileshi Fanta*

**Volume LXVII, issue 1, 2009**

- Bayes prediction of the regression coefficient in a finite population using balanced loss function pp. 1-16
*Ashok K. Bansal* and *Priyanka Aggarwal*
- Robust inference in composite transformation models pp. 17-30
*Luca Greco* and *Laura Ventura*
- Estimation of the Weibull shape parameter in failure censored sampling under the linex loss pp. 31-50
*Gyan Prakash* and *Dinesh Chandra Singh*
- On characterizations of t2 distribution by regressional properties of maximums pp. 51-56
*I. Akhundov* and *V. B. Nevzorov*
- Analysis of simple linear regression via median ranked set sampling pp. 57-74
*M. T. Alodat*, *Mohammad Al-Rawwash* and *I. M. Nawajah*
- On the power generalizedWeibull family: model for cancer censored data pp. 75-86
*Mikhail Nikulin* and *Firoozeh Haghighi*
- Estimation of population mean on current occasion in two-occasion successive sampling pp. 87-103
*Garib Nath Singh* and *Jaishree Prabha Karna*

**Volume LXVI, issue 3, 2008**

- Attenuation of relative poverty by taxes and subsidies pp. 265-283
*Karl Mosler* and *C. Scheicher*
- Mean squared error matrix comparison of least aquares and Stein-rule estimators for regression coefficients under non-normal disturbances pp. 285-298
*Shalabh*, *H. Toutenburg* and *C. Heumann*
- Size-biased Poisson-Lindley distribution and its application pp. 299-311
*M. E. Ghitany* and *D. K. Al-Mutairi*
- Two-stage restricted adaptive cluster sampling pp. 313-327
*E. Rocco*
- Unbiased variance estimation in estimating P (X > Y) for one and two parameter exponential populations pp. 329-339
*S. Sengupta*
- Method of trimmed moments for robust fitting of parametric failure time models pp. 341-360
*R. Bajorunaite* and *V. Brazauskas*

**Volume LXVI, issue 2, 2008**

- Distributions of scan statistics in a sequence of Markov Bernoulli trials pp. 135-155
*R. L. Shinde* and *K. S. Kotwal,*
- Using Markov chains for marginal modelling of binary longitudinal data in an exact likelihood approach pp. 157-181
*M. H. Goncalves* and *A. Azzalini*
- Imputing and jackknifing scrambled responses pp. 183-204
*S. Singh –*, *J.-M. Kim* and *I. Singh Grewal*
- The distribution of the sum of a normal and a t random variable with arbitrary degrees of freedom pp. 205-208
*Giovanni Forchini*
- On auto-regression type dynamic mixed models for binary panel data pp. 209-221
*B. C. Sutradhar*
- The role of lower partial moments in stochastic modeling pp. 223-242
*S. M. Sunoj* and *S. S. Maya*
- Comments on a-decomposability pp. 243-252
*N. Bouzar* and *S. Satheesh*
- Accounting for interviewer variability in small area estimation pp. 253-262
*B. Liu*

**Volume LXVI, issue 1, 2008**

- Methodological advances in official statistics pp. 1-3
*Mauro Scanu (Guest Ed.)*
- Another look at ridge calibration pp. 5-20
*Jean-Francois Beaumont* and *Cynthia Bocci*
- Towards small area estimation at Statistics Netherlands pp. 21-49
*Harm Jan Boonstra*, *Jan A. Van Den Brakel*, *Bart Buelens*, *Sabine Krieg* and *Marc Smeets*
- Propensity to respond and nonresponse bias pp. 51-73
*J. Michael Brick* and *Michael E. Jones*
- A multiple imputation method for non-Gaussian data pp. 75-90
*Marco Di Zio* and *Ugo Guarnera*
- Evaluation of some approximate variance estimators under the Rao-Sampford unequal probability sampling design pp. 91-108
*David Haziza*, *Fulvia Mecatti* and *J.N.K. Rao*
- Data disclosure limitation as a decision problem pp. 109-134
*Mario Trottini*