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2012 - 2017

Continuation of The American Statistician.

Current editor(s): Eric Sampson

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Volume 71, issue 3, 2017

A Note on the Inverse Birthday Problem With Applications pp. 191-201 Downloads
Wen-Han Hwang, Richard Huggins and Lu-Fang Chen
Sufficiency Revisited: Rethinking Statistical Algorithms in the Big Data Era pp. 202-208 Downloads
Jarod Y. L. Lee, James J. Brown and Louise M. Ryan
Statistical Engineering: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? pp. 209-219 Downloads
Roger W. Hoerl and Ronald D. Snee
Strategies for Success: Early-Stage Collaborating Biostatistics Faculty in an Academic Health Center pp. 220-230 Downloads
Heidi Spratt, Erin E. Fox, Nawar Shara and Madhu Mazumdar
All Data are Wrong, but Some are Useful? Advocating the Need for Data Auditing pp. 231-235 Downloads
Sitsofe Tsagbey, Miguel de Carvalho and Garritt L. Page
On the Use of the Concentration Function in Medical Fraud Assessment pp. 236-241 Downloads
Tahir Ekin, Francesca Ieva, Fabrizio Ruggeri and Refik Soyer
Coherent Hypothesis Testing pp. 242-248 Downloads
Victor Fossaluza, Rafael Izbicki, Gustavo Miranda da Silva and Luís Gustavo Esteves
Resolving a Multi-Million Dollar Contract Dispute With a Latin Square pp. 249-258 Downloads
William B. Fairley, Peter J. Kempthorne, Julie Novak, Scott McGarvie, Steve Crunk, Bee Leng Lee and Alan J. Salzberg
Bayes and MCMC for Undergraduates pp. 259-264 Downloads
Jeff Witmer
Convergence of Known Distributions to Limiting Normal or Non-normal Distributions: An Elementary Ratio Technique pp. 265-271 Downloads
Subhash Bagui and K. L. Mehra
A Useful Pivotal Quantity pp. 272-274 Downloads
Panagiotis (Panos) Toulis
Comparing Two Tests for Two Rates pp. 275-281 Downloads
Chunpeng Fan, Lin Wang and Lynn Wei
Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials pp. 282-289 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 71, issue 2, 2017

Reversals of Least-Square Estimates and Model-Invariant Estimation for Directions of Unique Effects pp. 97-105 Downloads
Brian Knaeble and Seth Dutter
Approximate Bayesianity of Frequentist Confidence Intervals for a Binomial Proportion pp. 106-111 Downloads
Shaobo Jin, Måns Thulin and Rolf Larsson
The Target Parameter of Adjusted R-Squared in Fixed-Design Experiments pp. 112-119 Downloads
Hillel Bar-Gera
Wallet Game: Probability, Likelihood, and Extended Likelihood pp. 120-122 Downloads
Yudi Pawitan and Youngjo Lee
Multivariate Chebyshev Inequality With Estimated Mean and Variance pp. 123-127 Downloads
Bartolomeo Stellato, Bart P. G. Van Parys and Paul J. Goulart
A Statistical Inference Course Based on -Values pp. 128-136 Downloads
Ryan Martin
A Bayesian Analysis of Synchronous Distance Learning versus Matched Traditional Control in Graduate Biostatistics Courses pp. 137-144 Downloads
Jo A. Wick, Hung-Wen Yeh and Byron J. Gajewski
Explaining Normal Quantile-Quantile Plots Through Animation: The Water-Filling Analogy pp. 145-147 Downloads
Robert A. Stine
The Quality of Pitches in Major League Baseball pp. 148-154 Downloads
Philippa Swartz, Mike Grosskopf, Derek Bingham and Tim B. Swartz
The Current Landscape of Teaching Analytics to Business Students at Institutions of Higher Education: Who is Teaching What? pp. 155-161 Downloads
Amy L. Phelps and Kathryn A. Szabat
An Empirical Comparison of Multiple Imputation Methods for Categorical Data pp. 162-170 Downloads
Olanrewaju Akande, Fan Li and Jerome Reiter
Efficient Computation of Reduced Regression Models pp. 171-176 Downloads
Stuart R. Lipsitz, Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, Debajyoti Sinha, Nathanael Hevelone, Edward Giovannucci, Quoc-Dien Trinh and Jim C. Hu
Closed-Form Estimators for the Gamma Distribution Derived From Likelihood Equations pp. 177-181 Downloads
Zhi-Sheng Ye and Nan Chen
Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials pp. 182-186 Downloads
The Editors
Models for count data pp. 187-190 Downloads
Iain L. MacDonald
Non-Asymptotic Mean and Variance Also Approximately Satisfy Taylor's Law pp. 187-187 Downloads
Michael P. Cohen
Reply pp. 190-190 Downloads
Kimberly F. Sellers, Darcy S. Morris, Galit Shmueli and Li Zhu

Volume 71, issue 1, 2017

What is Mentoring? pp. 1-2 Downloads
Aarti Shah
Mentoring in the ASA: A Commentary pp. 3-4 Downloads
David Morganstein
Mentoring in the ASA: A Rejoinder pp. 5-5 Downloads
Mary Kwasny
Statistical Mentoring at Early Training and Career Stages pp. 6-14 Downloads
Christine M. Anderson-Cook, Michael S. Hamada, Leslie M. Moore and Joanne R. Wendelberger
The Big Tent for Statistics: Mentoring Required pp. 15-22 Downloads
Eric A. Vance, Donna E. LaLonde and Lin Zhang
An Eight-Step Guide to Creating and Sustaining a Mentoring Program pp. 23-29 Downloads
Eric A. Vance, Erin Tanenbaum, Amarjot Kaur, Mark C. Otto and Richard Morris
Building Bridges: The Role of an Undergraduate Mentor pp. 30-33 Downloads
Mark Daniel Ward
Re-Defining the, and of Mentoring for Professional Statisticians pp. 34-37 Downloads
Lauren Vollmer, Aparna Keshaviah, Dmitriy Poznyak, Sharon Zhao, Fei Xing and Nicholas Beyler
Developing a Career in the Practice of Statistics: The Mentor's Perspective pp. 38-46 Downloads
Kim Love, Eric A. Vance, Frank E. Harrell,, Dallas E. Johnson, Michael H. Kutner, Ronald D. Snee and Doug Zahn
Mentoring Faculty Women in Statistics: Exploring Challenges and Opportunities for Leadership Development pp. 47-54 Downloads
Amanda L. Golbeck
Mentoring to Achieve Diversity in Graduate Programs pp. 55-60 Downloads
Jacqueline M. Hughes-Oliver
Experience Simpson's Paradox in the Classroom pp. 61-66 Downloads
Jiangtao Gou and Fengqing (Zoe) Zhang
An Intuitive Geometric Approach to the Gauss Markov Theorem pp. 67-70 Downloads
Leandro da Silva Pereira, Lucas Monteiro Chaves and Devanil Jaques de Souza
Bridging the Gap: A Generalized Stochastic Process for Count Data pp. 71-80 Downloads
Li Zhu, Kimberly F. Sellers, Darcy Steeg Morris and Galit Shmueli
Point Estimates of Test Sensitivity and Specificity from Sample Means and Variances pp. 81-87 Downloads
Richard G. Spencer, Benjamin D. Cortese, Vanessa A. Lukas and Nancy Pleshko
Response to the ASA’s Statement on -Values: Context, Process, and Purpose pp. 88-89 Downloads
Edward L. Ionides, Alexander Giessing, Yaacov Ritov and Scott E. Page
Letter to the Editor: Average Entropy Does Not Measure Uncertainty pp. 89-90 Downloads
Susan E. Hodge
Response to "Average Entropy Does Not Measure Uncertainty" pp. 91-91 Downloads
Omar A. Kittaneh
Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials pp. 92-96 Downloads
Reza Ramezan

Volume 70, issue 4, 2016

Assessing Equality of Means Using the Overlap of Range-Preserving Confidence Intervals pp. 325-334 Downloads
Kimihiro Noguchi and Fernando Marmolejo-Ramos
How the Maximal Evidence of -Values Against Point Null Hypotheses Depends on Sample Size pp. 335-341 Downloads
Leonhard Held and Manuela Ott
Improving the Big East Conference Basketball Tournament pp. 342-349 Downloads
Christopher Abdul-Chani and Jesse Frey
Understanding the Ensemble Kalman Filter pp. 350-357 Downloads
Matthias Katzfuss, Jonathan R. Stroud and Christopher K. Wikle
Bias Introduced by Rounding in Multiple Imputation for Ordered Categorical Variables pp. 358-364 Downloads
Yan Xia and Yanyun Yang
Interval Estimation for the “Net Promoter Score” pp. 365-372 Downloads
Brendan Rocks
How Robust Are Multirater Interrater Reliability Indices to Changes in Frequency Distribution? pp. 373-384 Downloads
David Quarfoot and Richard A. Levine
Weighing Evidence “Steampunk” Style via the Meta-Analyser pp. 385-394 Downloads
Jack Bowden and Chris Jackson
Computation of Two- and Three-Dimensional Confidence Regions With the Likelihood Ratio pp. 395-398 Downloads
Adam Jaeger
Statistics of Primes (and Probably Twin Primes) Satisfy Taylor's Law from Ecology pp. 399-404 Downloads
Joel E. Cohen
Meeting Student Needs for Multivariate Data Analysis: A Case Study in Teaching an Undergraduate Multivariate Data Analysis Course pp. 405-412 Downloads
Amy Wagaman
Sojourning With the Homogeneous Poisson Process pp. 413-423 Downloads
Piaomu Liu and Edsel A. Peña
Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials pp. 424-433 Downloads
The Editors
Letter to the Editor pp. 434-434 Downloads
Lawrence M. Lesser
Editorial Collaborators pp. 435-437 Downloads
The Editors
Editorial Board EOV pp. ebi-ebi Downloads
The Editors

Volume 70, issue 3, 2016

On Galton's Change From “Reversion” to “Regression” pp. 227-231 Downloads
Prakash Gorroochurn
A Unified Approach to Authorship Attribution and Verification pp. 232-242 Downloads
Xavier Puig, Martí Font and Josep Ginebra
Data-Driven Confidence Interval Estimation Incorporating Prior Information with an Adjustment for Skewed Data pp. 243-249 Downloads
Albert Vexler, Li Zou and Alan D. Hutson
Calibrated Bayes Factors in Assessing Genetic Association Models pp. 250-256 Downloads
J. G. Liao, Duanping Liao and Arthur Berg
The Class Joke Contest: Encouraging Creativity and Improving Attendance pp. 257-259 Downloads
John C. Wierman
Teaching and Learning Data Visualization: Ideas and Assignments pp. 260-269 Downloads
Deborah Nolan and Jamis Perrett
Mean, What do You Mean? pp. 270-274 Downloads
Miguel de Carvalho
The Number of MCMC Draws Needed to Compute Bayesian Credible Bounds pp. 275-284 Downloads
Jia Liu, Daniel J. Nordman and William Q. Meeker
Case Study in Evaluating Time Series Prediction Models Using the Relative Mean Absolute Error pp. 285-292 Downloads
Nicholas G. Reich, Justin Lessler, Krzysztof Sakrejda, Stephen A. Lauer, Sopon Iamsirithaworn and Derek A. T. Cummings
On the Conditional Distribution of the Multivariate Distribution pp. 293-295 Downloads
Peng Ding
Visualizing Count Data Regressions Using Rootograms pp. 296-303 Downloads
Christian Kleiber and Achim Zeileis
Visualizing Mean, Median, Mean Deviation, and Standard Deviation of a Set of Numbers pp. 304-312 Downloads
Jyotirmoy Sarkar and Mamunur Rashid
Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials pp. 313-322 Downloads
The Editors
Corrigendum pp. 323-323 Downloads
Ben O'Neill

Volume 70, issue 2, 2016

The ASA's Statement on p -Values: Context, Process, and Purpose pp. 129-133 Downloads
Ronald L. Wasserstein and Nicole A. Lazar
Confidence Intervals for the Scale Parameter of Exponential Family of Distributions pp. 134-137 Downloads
Hossein Hoshyarmanesh, Amirhossein Karami and Adel Mohammadpour
Explaining the Importance of Variability to Engineering Students pp. 138-142 Downloads
Pere Grima, Lourdes Rodero and Xavier Tort-Martorell
A Note on the Relationship Between the Phi Coefficient and the Tetrachoric Correlation Under Nonnormal Underlying Distributions pp. 143-148 Downloads
Hakan Demirtas
Training the Next Generation of Statisticians: From Head to Heart pp. 149-151 Downloads
Henry S. Lynn
A Statistical Approach to Crime Linkage pp. 152-165 Downloads
Michael D. Porter
Analogies for Helping Clinicians and Investigators Better Understand the Principles and Practice of Biostatistics pp. 166-170 Downloads
Martin L. Lesser, Meredith B. Akerman and Nina Kohn
Simple Estimation Intervals for Poisson, Exponential, and Inverse Gaussian Means Obtained by Symmetrizing the Likelihood Function pp. 171-180 Downloads
Eloísa Díaz-Francés
Statistical Modeling to Inform Optimal Game Strategy: Markov Plays H-O-R-S-E pp. 181-186 Downloads
Thaddeus Tarpey and R. Todd Ogden
Best Practices for Biostatistical Consultation and Collaboration in Academic Health Centers pp. 187-194 Downloads
Susan M. Perkins, Peter Bacchetti, Cynthia S. Davey, Christopher J. Lindsell, Madhu Mazumdar, Robert A. Oster, Peter N. Peduzzi, David M. Rocke, Kyle D. Rudser and Mimi Kim
A Simple Two-Sample Bayesian t -Test for Hypothesis Testing pp. 195-201 Downloads
Min Wang and Guangying Liu
Variations of Q -- Q Plots: The Power of Our Eyes! pp. 202-214 Downloads
Adam Loy, Lendie Follett and Heike Hofmann
Confidence Intervals and the Within-the-Bar Bias pp. 215-220 Downloads
Christopher S. Pentoney and Dale E. Berger
Letter to the Editor pp. 224-224 Downloads
Saralees Nadarajah

Volume 70, issue 1, 2016

Samurai Sudoku-Based Space-Filling Designs for Data Pooling pp. 1-8 Downloads
Xu Xu, Peter Z. G. Qian and Qing Liu
Characterizing Dirichlet Priors pp. 9-17 Downloads
Marcio A. Diniz, Jasper De Bock and Arthur Van Camp
Average Entropy: A New Uncertainty Measure with Application to Image Segmentation pp. 18-24 Downloads
Omar A. Kittaneh, Mohammad A. U. Khan, Muhammed Akbar and Husam A. Bayoud
The Advantages of Using Group Means in Estimating the Lorenz Curve and Gini Index From Grouped Data pp. 25-32 Downloads
Merritt Lyon, Li C. Cheung and Joseph L. Gastwirth
The p -Value You Can’t Buy pp. 33-38 Downloads
Eugene Demidenko
Evaluating the Validity of Post-Hoc Subgroup Inferences: A Case Study pp. 39-46 Downloads
Joseph J. Lee and Donald B. Rubin
The Central Role of Bayes’ Theorem for Joint Estimation of Causal Effects and Propensity Scores pp. 47-54 Downloads
Corwin Matthew Zigler
A New Approach to ANOVA Methods for Autocorrelated Data pp. 55-62 Downloads
Robert Lund, Gang Liu and Qin Shao
Misunderstood and Unattributed: Revisiting M. H. Doolittle's Measures of Association, With a Note on Bayes’ Theorem pp. 63-73 Downloads
Timothy W. Armistead
Self-Calibrating Quantile--Quantile Plots pp. 74-90 Downloads
R. Wayne Oldford
k -POD: A Method for k -Means Clustering of Missing Data pp. 91-99 Downloads
Jocelyn T. Chi, Eric C. Chi and Richard G. Baraniuk
Bootstrapping a Universal Pivot When Nuisance Parameters are Estimated pp. 100-107 Downloads
John E. Angus
An Example of an Improvable Rao--Blackwell Improvement, Inefficient Maximum Likelihood Estimator, and Unbiased Generalized Bayes Estimator pp. 108-113 Downloads
Tal Galili and Isaac Meilijson
Even More Direct Calculation of the Variance of a Maximum Penalized-Likelihood Estimator pp. 114-118 Downloads
Iain L. MacDonald and Brendon M. Lapham
Privacy, Big Data, and the Public Good: Frameworks for Engagement pp. 119-119 Downloads
Philip B. Stark
Letter to the Editor pp. 127-127 Downloads
Stephen M. Stigler
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