Contributed sessions


CPS002 Sampling Design Using Remote Sensing in Korea

Sampling Design Using Remote Sensing in Korea
Pyong Namkung, Jong-Seok Byun, Joon-Suk Lee, Chan-soo Lim      Abstract       Paper

Estimation of the True Intake Distribution from Recall Data with Measurement/Response Errors
Timo Alanko      Abstract       Paper

Principal Component Regression with Survey Data Application on the French Media Audiance
Camelia Goga, Muhammad Ahmed Shehzad, Aurelie Vanheuverzwyn      Abstract       Paper

Nonparametrics for Complex Parameters Estimation in Finite Population. Application to the Estimation of the Gini Index with Survey Data
Camelia Goga, Anne Ruiz-Gazen      Abstract       Paper

Empirical Likelihood Ratio Confidence Intervals for Unequal Probability Sampling
Yves G. Berger, Omar De La Riva      Abstract       Paper

A Semiparametric Propensity Score Weighting Method To Adjust for Nonresponse Using Multivariate Auxiliary Information
Damiao N. da Silva, Chris Skinner      Abstract       Paper

Efficiency of Sampling Designs with Respect to the Multinomial Design
Imbi Traat      Abstract      


CPS003 On the Estimation of Periodic ARMA Models with Uncorrelated but Dependent Errors

On the Estimation of Periodic ARMA Models with Uncorrelated but Dependent Errors
Christian Francq, Roch Roy, Abdessamad Saidi      Abstract       Paper

Stationarity Domains of Power Threshold GARCH Time Series with Heavy Tailed Generator Processes
Esmeralda Gonçalves, Joana Leite, Nazare Mendes-Lopes      Abstract       Paper

Wavelets, Long Memory and Bootstrap – An Approach to Detecting Discontinuities
Jan Beran, Yevgen Shumeyko      Abstract       Paper

Segmentation of Time Series with Heteroskedastic Components
Christian Derquenne      Abstract       Paper

Modeling Swedish Electricity Prices for 2005-2009
Kristi Kuljus, Bo Ranneby      Abstract      


CPS004 Maximum Entropy Estimators To Assess Technical Efficiency with State-Contingent Production Frontiers

Maximum Entropy Estimators To Assess Technical Efficiency with State-Contingent Production Frontiers
Pedro Macedo, Elvira Silva, Manuel Scotto      Abstract       Paper

Adjusting for Nonignorable Nonresponse Using a Latent Modeling Approach
Alina Matei, Giovanna Ranalli      Abstract       Paper

Sensitivity Analysis for Critical Control Points Determination and Uncertainty Analysis To Establish a Link between FSO and Process Criteria: Methodology and Application to QMRA Model of L. monocytogenes in Soft Cheese
Matieyendou Lamboni, Moez Sanaa, Fanny T. Aziza      Abstract      

Disclosing Diversity in Populations with Large Number of Subclasses
Kalev Pärna, Mihhail Juhkam      Abstract      

Confidence Bands for Horvitz-Thompson Estimators of Sampled Noisy Functional Data
Hervé Cardot, David Degras, Etienne Josserand      Abstract       Paper

The Effect of Shape: Comparing Different Presentations of Response
Maria do Carmo Botelho, Madalena Ramos, Teresa Calapez      Abstract       Paper


CPS005 On the Pickands stochastic process

On the Pickands stochastic process
Adja Mbarka Fall, Gane Samb Lo      Abstract       Paper

Marshall-Olkin Family of Distributions and Their Applications in Reliability Theory, Time Series Modelling and Stress-Strength Analysis
Jose K. Kanichukattu      Abstract       Paper

Characterising the Shape of the Generalized Lamba Distribution Using LQ Moments
Robert A.R. King      Abstract      

Regression Quantiles Methodology and the Peak-over-Threshold Method in Climate Change Simulations
Jan Picek, Jan Kysely, Martin Schindler      Abstract      


CPS006 Regional Variation of Seasonal Behaviour for Indoor Radon Levels

Regional Variation of Seasonal Behaviour for Indoor Radon Levels
Órlaith Burke, Patrick Murphy      Abstract       Paper

A Hierarchical Spatio-Temporal Dynamical Model for Predicting Precipitation Occurrence and Accumulation
Ali Arab, Tolessa Deksissa      Abstract      

Validity of Homogeneity Tests for Meteorological Time Series Data: A Simulation Study
Ceylan Yozgatligil, Ceyda Yazici, Vilda Purutcuoglu, Inci Batmaz      Abstract       Paper

Statistical Aspects of Analysing Effects of Rainfall on Water Quality
Spiridon Penev, Daniela Leonte, Zdravetz Lazarov      Abstract       Paper

Some Nonparametric Regression Problems for Gaussian Subordinated Time Series Observations with Long-Memory
Sucharita Ghosh      Abstract       Paper

Historical Temperature Reconstruction with a Computationally Efficient Stochastic Model
Finn Lindgren, Peter Guttorp, Håvard Rue      Abstract      

Using PCA and Global Smoothing To Explore Differences between Global Vegetation Models
Johan Lindström, Anders Ahlström, Emma Blom      Abstract       Paper


CPS007 Transforming Survey Processing at a Federal Statistical Agency

Transforming Survey Processing at a Federal Statistical Agency
Jack Nealon      Abstract       Paper

A New Framework for Development of Japanese Official Statistics
Hirotaka Kato      Abstract       Paper

Coding of Survey Responses – Quality Assurance Efforts at Statistics Sweden
Jörgen Svensson      Abstract       Paper

Checking the Usefulness and Initial Quality of Administrative Data
Frank Verschaeren      Abstract       Paper

Dissemination of Official Statistics as Open Government Data Strategy
Peter Lohauss      Abstract       Paper

A Note on Assessing the Quality of Imputation for a Population Census Application
Pedro L.D.N. Silva      Abstract      

The Use of Handheld Computers in the 2010 Population Census: An Evaluation of Timing and Quality of the Results
Alicia M. Bercovich      Abstract      

Estimation Methods for Business Statistics Variables That Cannot Be Obtained from Administrative Data Sources
Pete Brodie      Abstract       Paper


CPS009 Analysis of 3-Way Interactions in Contingency Table with One Dichotomous Response Category

Analysis of 3-Way Interactions in Contingency Table with One Dichotomous Response Category
Njoku O. Ama, D.K. Shangodoyin, K. Setlhare, L. Gabaitiri, K. Sediakgotla      Abstract      

The Theoretical Development of a New Multivariate beta Distribution
Karien Adamski, Schalk W. Human, Andriette Bekker      Abstract       Paper

Bivariate Beta Distributions and Beyond
Rianne Jacobs, Andriette Bekker, Schalk W. Human      Abstract       Paper

Comparison of the Singular Spectrum Analysis and ARIMA Models
Mohammad Zokaei, Rahim Mahmoudvand, Nader Najari      Abstract       Paper

The Distribution of the Product of Beta Determinants
René Ehlers, Andriëtte Bekker, J.J.J. Roux, Mohammad Arashi      Abstract       Paper

On Wishart Ratios with Dependent Structure
Andriëtte Bekker, M. Arashi, J.J.J. Roux      Abstract       Paper

The Role of the Real Representation – In Quaternion Distribution Theory
M.T. Loots, A. Bekker, M. Arashi, J.J.J. Roux      Abstract       Paper


CPS010 Reinterview: A Modified Approach

Reinterview: A Modified Approach
Dhiren Ghosh      Abstract       Paper

Estimation for Ranked Set Sampling Under Complete and Censored Data
Didem Egemen, Sibel Balci, Baris Surucu      Abstract       Paper

Alternative Determination of Cut-Off Point Based on MSE
Sang Eun Lee, Key-Il Shin      Abstract       Paper

On Studying the Relationship between the Ratio and the Regression Estimators for a Population Proportion
Juan F. Muñoz, Antonio Arcos, Encarnaciόn Άlvarez      Abstract       Paper

Quantile Model-Assisted Estimation Approach for Survey Data
Jose F. Zea, Leonardo Trujillo      Abstract       Paper

Model Assisted Design Based Estimation of a Spatial Mean
Giuseppe Cicchitelli, Giorgio E. Montanari      Abstract       Paper


CPS011 Factors Influencing Employee Retention in South African National Government Departments

Factors Influencing Employee Retention in South African National Government Departments
Sagaren Pillay      Abstract       Paper

Consumer Empowerment in Europe: Challenges Met in Measuring It
Luca Pappalardo, Michela Nardo      Abstract       Paper

Measuring Business Cycles for Pacific Island Countries
Willie Lahari      Abstract       Paper

Service Delievery in Postapartheid South Africa: What Has Changed? Measuring on Relative Basis
Remigius C. Nnadozie      Abstract       Paper

Modeling West African Total Precipitation Depth: A Statistical Approach
Simon Sovoe      Abstract       Paper

Measuring Well-Being by TOPSIS (Tecnique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution) Method: Empirical Evidence for Italian Regions
Isabella Carbonaro      Abstract       Paper

The Efficiency of Small Sized Farm Producers of Burkina Faso
Kabore Waog-Wendé Theophile      Abstract       Paper


CPS012 Is One Week Sufficient? On Measurements Errors in the Norwegian Consumer Expenditure Survey

Is One Week Sufficient? On Measurements Errors in the Norwegian Consumer Expenditure Survey
Øyvin Kleven, Bjørn Are Holth, Frode Berglund, Bente Hole      Abstract       Paper

Exploratory Non-Parametric and Graphical Procedures for Top-k Ranked Lists
Michael G. Schimek      Abstract       Paper

Demographic Estimates and Projections Using Multiple Data Sources: A Bayesian Approach
John Bryant, Patrick Graham      Abstract       Paper

Mapping out a Region of Interacting Standards
Wendy L. Thomas      Abstract       Paper

Some Remarks on Pictorial Statistics
Klaus Rehkaemper      Abstract       Paper

Development-Driven Recovery of Tropical Forests: The Tropical Forest Transition with Implications for REDD+
Sean P. Sloan      Abstract       Paper


CPS013 Time Series Sampling Rates for Wind Energy Forecasting

Time Series Sampling Rates for Wind Energy Forecasting
Idris A. Eckley, Guy P. Nason      Abstract       Paper

Inference for Parameter Instability in Time Series Via Trending Regressions
Marie Huskova, Alexander Aue, Lajos Horvath      Abstract       Paper

Bayesian Change-Point Mixed Models Applied to Data on Outpatient Antibiotic Use in Europe
Girma Minalu, Niel Hens, Marc Aerts, Samuel Coenen, Arno Muller, Niels Adriaenssens, Philippe Beutels, Geert Molenberghs, Herman Goossens      Abstract       Paper

Efficient Detection of Multiple Changepoints within an Oceanographic Time Series
Rebecca Killick, Idris A. Eckley, Phil Jonathan      Abstract       Paper

A Study on a Dynamic Stochastic Process for Traffic Congestion
Saebom Jeon, Yousung Park      Abstract       Paper


CPS014 Invariant Theory for Hypothesis Testing on Graphs

Invariant Theory for Hypothesis Testing on Graphs
Carey E. Priebe, Glen A. Coppersmith, Andrey Rukhin      Abstract       Paper

A Multivariate Lifetime Model of Marshal-Olkin Type
Manuel Franco, Debasis Kundu, Juana-Maria Vivo      Abstract      

Rate of Decay of the Tail Dependence Coefficient and Modeling for Bivariate Financial Returns Distributions
Thomas Fung, Eugene Seneta      Abstract       Paper

A Note on the Adaptive Choice of the Optimal Threshold in Extreme Value Analysis
M. Ivette Gomes, Dinis Pestana      Abstract       Paper

False Discovery Rate and Related Analyses for Scan Statistics
David O. Siegmund      Abstract      

On Semiparametric Tail Index Estimation Using Exponential Families
Dieter Schell, Jan Beran      Abstract       Paper


CPS015 Establishment of an Equilibrium Model for Analyzing Sectoral Agricultural Policy in Benin: The Role of National Agricultural Census and the Need for a National System for Collecting Agricultural Statistics

Establishment of an Equilibrium Model for Analyzing Sectoral Agricultural Policy in Benin: The Role of National Agricultural Census and the Need for a National System for Collecting Agricultural Statistics
Felicien Accrombessy      Abstract       Paper

Testing and Constraining Inter-Regional Trade Flows Using Supply and Use Framework
Steve MacFeely      Abstract       Paper

The Importances of Water Quality Statistics for Decisions Makers
Abdel Aziz B. Ibrahim      Abstract      

Water Quality Assessment in Nigeria: Statistical Perspective
Edith Uzoma Umeh, Edith Uzoma Umeh      Abstract       Paper

Modeling Dry and Wet Spells of Central Anatolia Region of Turkey
Özlem Türker Bayrak, Fetih Yildirim      Abstract       Paper

Modeling Irrigation Water Consumption at Microdata Level in the Census of Agriculture 2009 (Spain)
Jorge Saralegui, Fernando Celestino-Rey      Abstract       Paper


CPS016 How Do Fixed Costs Affect a Survivor's Welfare in Germany?

How Do Fixed Costs Affect a Survivor's Welfare in Germany?
Vera Hofer      Abstract       Paper

A Weighted Score Derived from a Multiple Correspondence Analysis Solution
Márcio L.M. Souza, Ronaldo R. Bastos, Marcel De Toledo Vieira      Abstract       Paper

The New Methodology for the UN Human Development Index: A Critique
Christopher Tofallis      Abstract      

A Fay-Herriot Model for Estimating the Proportion of Households in Poverty in Brazilian Municipalities
Viviane Quintaes, Nícia Hansen, Denise Silva, Djalma Pessoa, Pedro Silva      Abstract       Paper

Estimating the Three Parameters of Zenga's Distribution for Income by Size
Michele Zenga, Alberto Arcagni      Abstract       Paper


CPS017 A Statistical Registration of Scale-Changing and Moving Objects with Application to the Human Gait Authentication

A Statistical Registration of Scale-Changing and Moving Objects with Application to the Human Gait Authentication
Kosuke Okusa, Toshinari Kamakura      Abstract       Paper

A Study on Human Activity Recognition Based on Acceleration-Angular Velocity Data and Link Mechanism
Yohei Sawai, Toshinari Kamakura      Abstract       Paper

Bayesian Ranking Responses in Multiple Responses Questions
Hsiuying Wang, Shao-Yuan Chang      Abstract       Paper

Bayes Linear Estimation for Finite Population with Emphasis on Categorical Data
Kelly C.M. Gonçalves, Fernando A.S. Moura, Helio S. Migon      Abstract       Paper

Bayesian Sampling Plans for the Exponential Distribution with Adaptive Progressive Hybrid Censoring
Chien-Tai Lin, Yen-Lung Huang      Abstract       Paper

Developing Local Environmental Decision Tools Using Bayesian Belief Networks
Rognvald I. Smith, Jan M. Dick      Abstract       Paper


CPS018 A General Continuous Auction System in Presence of Insiders

A General Continuous Auction System in Presence of Insiders
José M. Corcuera      Abstract       Paper

On the First Exit Time of a Nonnegative Markov Process Started at a Quasistationary Distribution
Moshe Pollak, Alexander G. Tartakovsky      Abstract       Paper

Simulation of Tail Dependence in Cot-copula
Azam Pirmoradian, Aishah Hamzah      Abstract       Paper

On Approximation of Correlations Using Bernstein Copula and Probabilistic Tools
Fentaw Abegaz, Vidhyadhar Mandrekar, Uttara V. Naik-Nimbalkar      Abstract       Paper

Comparison of Approximations for Compound Poisson Processes
Christine Choirat, Raffaello Seri      Abstract       Paper

Does Regime Switching in Pricing Kernel Help Explain Changes in Risk Behavior?
Wolfgang K. Härdle, Maria Grith      Abstract      


CPS019 Statistical Tests To Compare k Survival Analysis Functions Involving Recurrent Events

Statistical Tests To Compare k Survival Analysis Functions Involving Recurrent Events
Carlos M. Martinez, Guillermo Ramirez, Maura L. Vasquez      Abstract       Paper

Mis-Specification Analysis of gamma and Inverse Gaussian Degradation Models
Sheng-T. Tseng      Abstract      

Reliability Studies of Bivariate Log-Normal Distribution
Pushpa L. Gupta      Abstract       Paper

Random Effect Bivariate Survival Models and Stochastic Comparisons
Ramesh C. Gupta      Abstract       Paper

Bootstrap-Based Bias Correction for Graphical Estimators from Probability Plots with Complete and Right-Censored Data
Anupap Somboonsavatdee      Abstract       Paper


CPS021 A Unifying Approach to the Shape and Changepoint Hypotheses

A Unifying Approach to the Shape and Changepoint Hypotheses
Chihiro Hirotsu      Abstract       Paper

Application of Lifting Transform To Detect Change Points
Arunendu Chatterjee      Abstract       Paper

Asymptotic Equivalence for Continuously and Discretely Sampled Jump-Diffusion Models
Irene G. Becheri, Feike C. Drost, Bas J.M. Werker      Abstract       Paper

An Approach for Reference Curve Selection in Curve Registration
Yu-Hsiang Cheng, Tzee-Ming Huang      Abstract       Paper


CPS022 Continued Statistics Teachers' Formation at Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades, Mexico

Continued Statistics Teachers' Formation at Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades, Mexico
Hugo M. Hernandez, Roberto Avila, Veronica Y. Kataoka      Abstract       Paper

Developing Web-Based Tools for the Teaching of Statistics: Our Wikis and the German Wikipedia
Sigbert Klinke      Abstract       Paper

A Critical View on Indicator-Based Educational Reporting in Germany
Ulrike Rockmann      Abstract       Paper

Teaching Styles Revisited – Teaching Statistical Modelling in R
John Hinde      Abstract       Paper

Training Statisticians for Africa: Has the Programme Succeeded?
James P.M. Ntozi      Abstract       Paper

Fourth Graders Engaged in Activities Involving Sampling: A Case Study
Eun-Sung Ko, Min-Sun Park      Abstract       Paper

A New Family of Generalized Power Transformations and the Educational Ambassador ASA Program
Diana M. Kelmansky, Elena J. Martínez      Abstract       Paper


CPS023 Unit Non-Response in a Finnish Security Survey by Three Survey Modes

Unit Non-Response in a Finnish Security Survey by Three Survey Modes
Seppo S. Laaksonen      Abstract       Paper

Evaluating Methodologies To Increase Internet Responses in Mixed-Mode Surveys
Virginia M. Lesser      Abstract       Paper

The “Frequency Divide” on Web Surveys: Opinions, Behaviours and Demographics Differences among Internet Users
Paula Vicente, Elizabeth Reis      Abstract       Paper

World Wide Web: Information Source or Computer Infection Hazard?
Natallia V. Katenka, Tom Britton, Eric D. Kolaczyk, Mark Crovella      Abstract      

Usage of Internet for Looking for a Job in European Countries: Multiple Regression and Cluster Analysis
Ksenija Dumicic      Abstract       Paper


CPS024 Principal Component Analysis Applied to Polytomous Quadratic Logistic Regression

Principal Component Analysis Applied to Polytomous Quadratic Logistic Regression
Inácio Andruski-Guimarães      Abstract       Paper

Probabilistic Principal Component Analysis for 2D Data
Jianhua Zhao, Philip L.H. Yu, James T. Kwok      Abstract       Paper

Variable Selections and Their Applications for Data Analysis in Principal Canonical Correlation Analysis
Toru Ogura, Yasunori Fujikoshi, Takakazu Sugiyama      Abstract       Paper

High-Dimensional Approximations of the Coefficients on Linear Discriminant Functions and Canonical Correlation Variates
Yasunori Fujikoshi      Abstract       Paper

Clustering High Dimension Low Sample-Size Data with Fuzzy Cluster-Based Principal Component Analysis
Mika Sato-Ilic      Abstract       Paper

Validity of an Efficient Approach for Principal Component Analysis in High Dimensional Data with Mixed Variable Structure
Susumu Okada, Takakazu Sugiyama      Abstract       Paper

Classification of Relevant Document Using the Multinomial Model
Jung Jin Lee      Abstract      


CPS025 Asymptotic Frameworks for High-Dimensional Two-Group Classification

Asymptotic Frameworks for High-Dimensional Two-Group Classification
Pedro Duarte Silva      Abstract       Paper

Stochastic Differential Equations General Models of Individual Growth in Uncertain Environments and Application to Profit Optimization in Livestock Production
Carlos A. Braumann, Patrícia A. Filipe, Clara Carlos, Carlos J. Roquete      Abstract       Paper

Adaptive Nonparametric Detection in Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Mikhail A. Langovoy, Michael Habeck, Bernhard Schoelkopf      Abstract       Paper

On the Asymptotic Distribution of Likelihood Ratio Test When Both Nuisance Parameters and Parameters of Interest Lie on the Boundary
Leonid Kopylev, Bimal Sinha      Abstract      

Stochastic Modeling of the Earth's Crust and Upper Mantle with Genetic Algorithms: Real or Binary Valued Algorithms?
K.B. Boomer, Richard A. Brazier      Abstract       Paper


CPS026 Asymptotic Distribution for Latent Root of Covariance Matrix under Two-Step Monotone Incomplete Data

Asymptotic Distribution for Latent Root of Covariance Matrix under Two-Step Monotone Incomplete Data
Shinichi Tsukada, Tomoya Yamada      Abstract       Paper

Estimation on the Number of Shared Species Via a Jackknife Procedure
Tsung-Jen Shen, Wen-Han Hwang, Chia-Jui Chuang      Abstract       Paper

A Volume-of-Tube Based Test for Penalized Splines Estimators
Manuel Wiesenfarth, Tatyana Krivobokova, Stefan Sperlich      Abstract       Paper

On Information Criteria for Estimating the Number of Knots in Splines with Fractional Residuals
Jan Beran, Arno Weiershäuser      Abstract       Paper

Determination of the Number of Clusters and Validation of Clustering through the Matrix of Distances
Luis F. Rivera-Galicia      Abstract      


CPS028 An Assessment of the Impact of Two Distinct Survey Design Modifications on Health Care Utilization Estimates in a National Longitudinal Healthcare Survey

An Assessment of the Impact of Two Distinct Survey Design Modifications on Health Care Utilization Estimates in a National Longitudinal Healthcare Survey
Steven B. Cohen, Trena M. Ezzati-Rice      Abstract       Paper

Optimal Weighting and Overlap for Composite Estimation in Repeated Surveys
Farhad Mehran, Zoreh Fallah      Abstract       Paper

Models for Survival in Matched Pairs
Per K. Andersen, Mette Gerster, Mia Madsen      Abstract       Paper

The Use of Coxian Phase-Type Distribution To Model the University Student Progression and Drop out Rates: The Case of a Italian University
Adele H. Marshall, Mariangela Zenga, Filippo Domma, Sabrina Giordano      Abstract       Paper

Fitting Regression Models to Complex Survey Data – Gelman's Estimator Revisited
Moshe Feder, Danny Pfeffermann      Abstract       Paper

Estimation and Confidence Bands for the Mean Electricity Consumption Curve: A Comparison of Unequal Probability Sampling Designs and Model Assisted Approaches
Hervé Cardot, Alain Dessertaine, Etienne Josserand, Pauline Lardin      Abstract       Paper

Estimation of Change in a Rotation Panel Design
Claes Andersson, Karin Andersson, Peter Lundquist      Abstract       Paper


CPS029 A Valid Matern Class of Cross-Covariance Functions for Multivariate Random Fields with Any Number of Components

A Valid Matern Class of Cross-Covariance Functions for Multivariate Random Fields with Any Number of Components
Tatiyana V. Apanaosvich, Marc G. Genton, Ying Sun      Abstract      

Effective Sample Size in Spatial Modeling
Ronny O. Vallejos      Abstract       Paper

Estimating a Representative Value of Overall Air Quality and Its Effect on Human Health
Helen L. Powell, Duncan Lee      Abstract       Paper

The Dynamic Coregionalization Model in Air Quality Modeling and Risk Assessment
Francesco Finazzi, Marian E. Scott, Alessandro Fassò      Abstract       Paper

Spatio-Temporal Analysis for Small Area Data of Suicide in Japan
Takafumi Kubota, Fumio Ishioka, Makoto Tomita, Toshiharu Fujita      Abstract       Paper


CPS030 Housing Needs Framework and Its Operationalization Using Census Data

Housing Needs Framework and Its Operationalization Using Census Data
Mary Ann C. Magtulis      Abstract       Paper

Last Population Census in Russia: Progress or Stagnation
Irina I. Eliseeva      Abstract       Paper

Small Area Estimation Strategy for the 2011 UK Census
Bernard Baffour, Denise Silva, Christine Sexton, Alan Taylor, Alinne Veiga      Abstract       Paper

A System Developed for Solving the Matching Problem in the Brazilian Census Evaluation Research
Vinicius L. Xavier, Djalma G. Pessoa, Fabio Figueiredo, Andrea Diniz      Abstract       Paper

A Study on Census Supporting Method Using Aerial Image System
Kibong Park      Abstract       Paper


CPS031 Nonparametric Principal Components Regression

Nonparametric Principal Components Regression
Erniel B. Barrios, Jennifer D. Umali      Abstract       Paper

Hyper-Parameter Estimation Involving High Dimensional Gaussian Distributions
Erlend Aune, Daniel P. Simpson      Abstract       Paper

An Adjusted Maximum Likelihood Estimator for the Intra-Cluster Correlation Coefficient
Siegfried Gabler, Matthias Ganninger, Partha Lahiri      Abstract       Paper

Generalised Confidence Intervals for Meta-Regression
Thomas Friedrich, Guido Knapp      Abstract       Paper

Deciphering the Complexities in the Perception, Performance and Related Comparison of Musical Phrases Via Statistical Shape Analysis of the Fractal Nature of Music (Data)
Makarand V. Ratnaparkhi      Abstract       Paper

Grade of Membership and Principal Components Analysis: A Comparative Empirical Study
Abdul Suleman      Abstract       Paper


CPS032 Detection of Delays at the Registration of Events of a Point Process

Detection of Delays at the Registration of Events of a Point Process
Franz Streit      Abstract       Paper

First Passage Times and Breakthrough Curves Associated with Interfacial Phenomena
Edward C. Waymire, Vrushali Bokil, Enrique Thomann, Brian Wood, Thilanka Appuhamillage      Abstract       Paper

A Higher Order Approximation to the Distribution of a Non-Central t-Statistic under Non-Normality
Nao Ohyauchi, Masafumi Akahira, Shinichi Kawai      Abstract       Paper

Asymptotic Optimality for Sliced Inverse Regression
François Portier, Bernard Delyon      Abstract       Paper

On Cycle Representatins of Random Walks in Fixed, Random Environments
Chrysoula Ganatsiou      Abstract       Paper

Parameter Estimation in Generalized Linear Models through Modified Maximum Likelihood
Evrim Oral      Abstract       Paper

Outlier Detection for Covariance Estimation Via Feature Selection Algorithms
Rajiv S. Menjoge, Roy E. Welsch      Abstract       Paper


CPS033 The Role of Parity Order and Other Socio-Demographic Characteristics in the Nutritional Status of Under-Five Children in Lesotho

The Role of Parity Order and Other Socio-Demographic Characteristics in the Nutritional Status of Under-Five Children in Lesotho
Sasha A.P. Frade-Bekker, Chiweni Chimbwete, Clifford Odimegwu      Abstract      

Some Small Response Surface Designs for Three-Factor Experiments
Virgilio D. Espina, Rosadelima V. Lopez, Daisy Lou L. Polestico      Abstract       Paper

Modeling Irrigation Water Consumption at Microdata Level in the Census of Agriculture 2009 (Spain)
Jorge Saralegui, Fernando Celestino-Rey      Abstract      

Research on Chinese Classification of Activities for Time Use Statistics
Fengdan Shi, Qingzhe Lv      Abstract      

Impact of Productivity and Real Effective Exchange Rate on the Competitiveness of Manufacturing Exports: The Case of Cameroon
Bodel Gnintedem Aymele      Abstract       Paper


CPS034 Robust Nonparametric Inference for the Median under a New Neighborhood Determined by Three Parameters

Robust Nonparametric Inference for the Median under a New Neighborhood Determined by Three Parameters
Itsuro Kakiuchi, Miyoshi Kimura      Abstract       Paper

Robust Estimator Using Regression Depth in Logistic Regression Model
Mie Fujiki      Abstract       Paper

A Nonparametric Approach of Estimating the Number of True Null Hypotheses in Multiple Testing
Mi-Chia Ma, Weng-Chang Chao      Abstract       Paper

Monitoring Profiles Based on Simultaneous Confidence Bands for Penalized Spline Regression
Longcheen Huwang      Abstract       Paper

Reparametrizing the Two-Parameter Gnedin-Fisher Partition Model in a Bayesian Perspective
Annalisa Cerquetti      Abstract       Paper


CPS035 The Identification of the Nonprofit Sector in the Statistical Business Register of Germany – A Feasibility Study

The Identification of the Nonprofit Sector in the Statistical Business Register of Germany – A Feasibility Study
Natalie Rosenski      Abstract       Paper

An Overview of the Use of Administrative Data for Business Statistics in Europe
Luigi Costanzo, Grazia Di Bella, Elizabeth Hargreaves, Humberto J. Pereira, Sofia Rodrigues      Abstract       Paper

Statistical Advocacy Tools Found Effective in a Developing Country
Romulo A. Virola, Lina V. Castro      Abstract       Paper

A Meta-Analysis Method Based on Simulated Individual Patient Data
Yusuke Yamaguchi, Wataru Sakamoto, Shingo Sirahata, Masashi Goto      Abstract       Paper

Progress in Statistical Harmonization in the MERCOSUR
María T. Carré, Patricio E. Repetto      Abstract       Paper

Dual Frame Implementation for the Colombian National Agricultural Survey
Oscar F. Merchan, Cristiano Ferraz, Leonardo Trujillo      Abstract       Paper

Measuring and Monitoring the Administrative Burden Caused by Official Statistics in Germany: Developing the Barometer of Burdens
Florian Spengler, Daniel Vorgrimler, Gorja Bartsch      Abstract       Paper


CPS036 Beyond Fisher's Linear Discriminant Analysis – New World of Discriminant Analysis

Beyond Fisher's Linear Discriminant Analysis – New World of Discriminant Analysis
Shuichi Shinmura      Abstract       Paper

Predictive Performance of Bayesian Model Diagnostics
Naoki Isogawa, Masashi Goto      Abstract       Paper

Balanced Arrays and Fractional Factorial Designs
Dharam V. Chopra, Richard M. Low      Abstract       Paper

Numerical Computation on Distribution of Statistics Expressed by Generalized Hypergeometric Function
Yuichi Takeda, Hiroki Hashiguchi, Takakazu Sugiyama      Abstract       Paper

Random Deformation of Gaussian Fields with an Application to Lagrange Models for Asymmetric Ocean Waves
Georg Lindgren, Finn Lindgren      Abstract       Paper


CPS037 Considerations on the UK Re-Arrest Hazard Data Analysis (How Model Selection Can Alter Conclusions for Policy Development)

Considerations on the UK Re-Arrest Hazard Data Analysis (How Model Selection Can Alter Conclusions for Policy Development)
Brett Houlding, Simon P. Wilson      Abstract       Paper

Assessing the Impact of Financial Aids to Firms: Causal Inference in the Presence of Interference
Bruno Arpino, Alessandra Mattei      Abstract       Paper

Multidimensional Predictive Path Modeling
Laura Trinchera, Giorgio Russolillo, Vincenzo Esposito Vinzi      Abstract       Paper

Identifying Causal Effects in the Presence of Missing Outcome Values
Alessandra Mattei, Fabrizia Mealli, Barbara Pacini      Abstract       Paper

Analyis of Observational Studies – An Example Using Data from the Irish Cancer Registry
Cara Dooley, John Hinde, John Newell      Abstract       Paper

Actual Causation
Tim De Craecker      Abstract       Paper

A Revisit to the Global Warming Phenomenon
Satyabrata Pal, Subhabaha Pal      Abstract       Paper


CPS038 Successful Co-Operation on Official Statistics: 30 Years' Experience in Connecting Administrative Registers

Successful Co-Operation on Official Statistics: 30 Years' Experience in Connecting Administrative Registers
Mikko Pellinen, Vesa Ylönen      Abstract       Paper

Modernisation of Statistics Production Process – The Case of Finnish National Accounts
Hilkka Vihavainen, Ari Tyrkkö      Abstract       Paper

Trying To Improve the Efficiency of Statistical Production Processes through Selective Data Editing Methods
Pedro Revilla, Ignacio Arbués      Abstract      

Statistical Process Assessment and Re-Engineering – A Framework for Meeting Challenges of Statistical Production
Swaraj Kumar Nath      Abstract      

Experiences from the Participation-Oriented Quality Audit System and Its Extension to the Training Programme in Statistical Skills of Statistics Finland
Pasi Piela      Abstract       Paper

Innovative Techniques That Can Be Used To Reduce Response Errors in Household Based Surveys
Dion D. Pietersen      Abstract       Paper

Challenges of the Moldovan Official Statistics on the Implementation of the European Statistics Code of Practice
Oleg Cara      Abstract       Paper


CPS040 Globalization, Innovation and Productivity in Chinese Firms: A Micro Study of Four Manufacturing Sectors

Globalization, Innovation and Productivity in Chinese Firms: A Micro Study of Four Manufacturing Sectors
Feng Zhen      Abstract       Paper

Ordanova: The Analysis of Ordinal Variation
Tamar Gadrich, Emil Bashkansky      Abstract       Paper

Statistical Inference on Constant Stress Accelerated Life Tests under Generalized Gamma Lifetime Distributions
Tsai-Hung Fan, Yi-Jun Chen      Abstract       Paper

Optimal Sample Size Allocation for Multi-Level Stree Testing with Exponential Regression under Type I Censoring
Ping Shing Chan, Hon Yiu So, N. Balakrishnan, Hon Keung Ng      Abstract      

A Test for Variability in the Two-Sample Case
Tzee-Ming Huang      Abstract       Paper

How Ordinal Is Ordinal in Ordinal Data Analysis?
Vahid Nassiri, Jacques Tacq      Abstract       Paper


CPS042 Evaluation of Proficiency Test in the Area of Seeds by Z-Score Method and Cluster Analysis

Evaluation of Proficiency Test in the Area of Seeds by Z-Score Method and Cluster Analysis
Verônica Yumi Kataoka, Marcelo Silva de Oliveira, Maria Laene Moreira de Carvalho      Abstract       Paper

T2 Control Charts with Variable Dimension
Francisco Aparisi, Eugenio Epprecht      Abstract       Paper

A New VSI EWMA Loss Chart
Su-Fen Yang      Abstract       Paper

Control Charts for Health Care Monitoring under Intermittent Out-of-Control Behavior
Willem Albers      Abstract       Paper

Guaranteed Conditional Performance of Control Charts Via Bootstrap Methods
Axel Gandy, Jan Terje Kvaløy      Abstract      


CPS043 In Service Elementary School Teachers' Conceptions of the Arithmetic Mean

In Service Elementary School Teachers' Conceptions of the Arithmetic Mean
Evanthis Chatzivasileiou, Ioannis Michalis, Christina Tsaliki, Io Sakelariou      Abstract       Paper

Improving Statistical Literacy through Graduate Programs in Ethiopia: The Case of North-South-South Collaborative Project in Jimma University
Yehenew Getachew Kifle, Luc Ducheatu      Abstract      

Misconceptions on the Use of Statistical Tools in Agricultural Researches in Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines: Basis for Professional Development
Craig N. Refugio, Craig N. Refugio      Abstract       Paper

Towards Statistical Literacy
Liliana C. Severino, Nora M. Lac Prugent      Abstract       Paper

What First Comes to Mind … with Basic Statistical Terms?
Ioannis Michalis, Evanthis Chatzivasileiou, Io Sakellariou, Cristina Tsaliki      Abstract       Paper

The Census Data Wealth Index: An Application To Predict Education Outcomes in Developing Countries
Rodrigo Lovaton Davila, Dorothy Gondwe, Aine S. McCarthy, Phatta Kirdruang, Uttam Sharma      Abstract       Paper


CPS044 Modelling Satisfaction with Leisure Activities over Time Using Graphical Chain Models

Modelling Satisfaction with Leisure Activities over Time Using Graphical Chain Models
Maria de Fatima Salgueiro, Peter W.F. Smith      Abstract       Paper

Legislation and Smoking: Assessing the Impact of the English Smoking Ban on Smoking Behaviours
Carol M. Desousa      Abstract       Paper

The Adjust and Unadjusted Medical Cost Estimators – An Application in Coloratal Cancer
Yi-Ting Hwang, Wan-Ling Yeh      Abstract       Paper

Interviewer Effects on Wave Non-Response in a Longitudinal Survey: A Multilevel Analysis
Rebecca Vassallo, Gabriele B. Durrant, Peter W.F. Smith      Abstract       Paper

Com-Poisson Model with AR(1)-Type Correlation Structure for Longitudinal Count Response Data
Vandna Jowaheer, Naushad Ali Mamode Khan      Abstract       Paper

Joint Modelling of Longitudinal and Survival Data: A Comparison of Joint and Independent Models
Lisa McCrink, Adele Marshall, Karen Cairns      Abstract       Paper

How To Predict Latent Variables
Esben Budtz-Jørgensen, Janne Petersen, Karen Bandeen-Roche      Abstract      


CPS045 The Optimal Cut-Off Point for Predictive Classification of Ungrouped Data with Binary Logistic Regression Model

The Optimal Cut-Off Point for Predictive Classification of Ungrouped Data with Binary Logistic Regression Model
Supol Durongwatana      Abstract       Paper

Improving the Way We Measure Progress of Society: The Philippine Happiness Index among the Poor and the Unhappy
Romulo A. Virola, Jessamyn O. Encarnacion, Mark C. Pascasio      Abstract       Paper

Using Register Information from Multiple Aggregation Levels for the Prediction of Small Area Counts and Means in the Swiss Structural Survey
Jan Pablo Burgard, Ralf T. Münnich      Abstract       Paper

Short Term Turnover Estimates with Incomplete VAT Data
Pieter A. Vlag      Abstract      

Guidelines for Design and Analysis of Sample Surveys for Small Area Estimation
Stephen J. Haslett      Abstract      

An Imputation Method for Missing Covariate Data
Chiara Bocci, Emilia Rocco      Abstract       Paper

Small Area Estimation of HIV Prevalence using National Survey data: South Africa case study
Lwando O. Kondlo, Samuel Manda      Abstract       Paper

New Bootstrap Bias Correction with Application to MSE Estimation under a Basic Small Area Model
Solange Correa, Danny Pfeffermann      Abstract      


CPS046 Optimal Stein Rule in Spherical Models

Optimal Stein Rule in Spherical Models
Mohammad Arashi      Abstract       Paper

Wrapped Weighted Exponential Distributions
Shongkour Roy, Mian Arif Shams Adnan      Abstract       Paper

Aspects of Responsive Design for the Swedish Living Conditions Survey
Peter M. Lundquist, Carl-Erik Särndal      Abstract       Paper

Jackknife Variance Estimation for Functions of Horvitz-Thompson Estimators under Unequal Probability Sampling without Replacement
Emilio L. Escobar, Yves G. Berger      Abstract       Paper

A Bayesian Hierarchical Model with Spatial Variable Selection: The Effect of Precipitations on Insurance Claims
Arnoldo Frigessi, Ida Scheel      Abstract      

Estimation of Distortion Risk Measures
Hideatsu Tsukahara      Abstract       Paper

Developments on Coordinated Poisson Sampling
Lionel Qualité      Abstract       Paper


CPS047 Vertex Nomination Via Attributed Random Dot Product Graphs

Vertex Nomination Via Attributed Random Dot Product Graphs
Carey E. Priebe, David J. Marchette, Glen Coppersmith      Abstract       Paper

Multivariate Time Series Model with Hierarchical Structure for Over-Dispersed Discrete Outcomes
Nobuhiko Terui, Masataka Ban, Toshihiko Maki      Abstract       Paper

A Proposed Discrete Distribution for the Statistical Modeling of Likert Data
Martin Kidd, Nico F. Laubscher      Abstract       Paper

A Tree-Form Constant Market Share Analysis for Modeling Growth Causes in International Trade
Yuanhua Feng, Zhichao Guo, Christian Peitz, Xiangyong Tan      Abstract       Paper

Graphical Diagnostic Methods in GEE
Maria del Carmen Pardo, Rosa Alonso      Abstract       Paper

Avoiding Overfit by Restricted Model Search in Tree-Based EEG Classification
Jan Klaschka      Abstract       Paper

Sensitivity Analysis for Multiple Similarity Method and Its Application
Kuniyoshi Hayashi, Yutaka Tanaka      Abstract       Paper


CPS048 Simultaneous-Equations Model for Global-Flow-Funds Analysis

Simultaneous-Equations Model for Global-Flow-Funds Analysis
Nan Zhang      Abstract       Paper

Did the Financial Regulators Appreciate the Meaning of the Data in the Sec V. Goldman Sachs Case?
Joseph L. Gastwirth      Abstract       Paper

Implementation of International Standard “Government Finance Statistics” in Practice of Developing Countries (Ukraine as an Example)
Ruslan Motoryn, Tetiana Motoryna      Abstract       Paper

Data Visualisation and Official Statistics: Providing New Evidence and Enhancing Understanding
Sharleen D. Forbes      Abstract       Paper

Aggregate Properties of Two-Staged Price Indices
Jens Mehrhoff      Abstract       Paper


CPS049 Mining Quasar Candidates from Large Sky Surveys

Mining Quasar Candidates from Large Sky Surveys
Yanxia Zhang, Ali Luo, Yongheng Zhao      Abstract       Paper

Rare Objects Found in LAMOST Spectra by Data Mining
A-Li Luo, Yan-Xia Zhang, Jian-Nan Zhang, Liang-Ping Tu, Yue Wu, Bin Jiang      Abstract      

On Seemingly Unrelated Semiparametric Models
Mahdi Roozbeh, Mohammad Arashi      Abstract       Paper

Statistical Estimation the Age of the Universe
Jørgen H. Petersen, Klaus K. Holst, Esben Budtz-Jørgensen      Abstract       Paper

The 1905 Einstein Equation in a General Mathematical Analysis Model of Quasars II
Byron E. Bell      Abstract      


CPS052 On Asymptotic Higher-Order Expansions by a Two-Stage Procedure

On Asymptotic Higher-Order Expansions by a Two-Stage Procedure
Chikara Uno, Eiichi Isogai      Abstract       Paper

Application of Sequential Methods to Testlet Based Educational Testings
Yuan-chin I. Chang      Abstract       Paper

Simultaneous Selection and Estimation of the Largest Normal Mean
Yoshikazu Takada      Abstract       Paper

A Comparison of Three Approaches for Constructing Robust Experimental Designs
Vincent K. Agboto, William Li, Christopher Nachtsheim      Abstract       Paper

Multivariate Outlier Detection for Regression – Imputation and Aggregation Weight Calibration by IRLS
Kazumi Wada, Yutaka Abe      Abstract       Paper


CPS053 Path Analysis for Recursive Generalized Linear Model Systems

Path Analysis for Recursive Generalized Linear Model Systems
Nobuoki Eshima, Minoru Tabata, Tetsuji Ohyama      Abstract       Paper

Bootstrap Information Criteria for Linear Mixed Models
Yiping Tang, Jinfang Wang      Abstract       Paper

Discovering Interaction in Structural Equation Models through a Diagnostic Plot
Giovanni C. Porzio, Maria P. Vitale      Abstract       Paper

Principal Component Analysis of Model-Valued Data with Constant Numerical Characteristics
Huiweng Wang, Meiling Chen, Nan Li, Lanhui Wang      Abstract       Paper

Dynamic Visualization of Changes in Association Patterns
Francesco Palumbo, Alfonso Iodice D'Enza      Abstract       Paper

Predicting Ordinal Classes Via Classification Trees
Claudio G.E. Borroni, Paolo Radaelli, Mariangela Zenga      Abstract       Paper


CPS054 The Fitting of Subject-Specific Curves to Grouped Longitudinal Data

The Fitting of Subject-Specific Curves to Grouped Longitudinal Data
Viani B. Djeundje, Iain D. Currie      Abstract       Paper

Statistical Estimation of the Gap of Decomposability for the General Poverty Index by Intervals Confidence
Mohamed Cheikh Haidara, Gane Samb Lo      Abstract       Paper

Statistical Estimation of Poverty Bridging with Longitudinal Data or Pseudo-Panel Data
Pape Djiby Mergane, Gane Samb Lo      Abstract      

Price Rigidity in the Italian Grocery Retailing Sector: Evidence from Scanner Data
Raffaele Santioni, Isabella Carbonaro      Abstract       Paper

Is HIV/AIDS Funding Justified in Developing Countries?
Casment C.S. Mahlwele, Casment C.S. Mahlwele      Abstract       Paper

Past Challenges and Emerging Advances of Statistics of Tourism Labour and Employment
Igor Chernyshev, Scott M. Meis      Abstract       Paper


CPS055 Human Capital and the Process of Integrating Young People into the Labor Market: The Case of the Township of Aboisso

Human Capital and the Process of Integrating Young People into the Labor Market: The Case of the Township of Aboisso
Ibrahima Camara      Abstract       Paper

Standard Error of an Estimated Difference between Countries When Countries Have Different Sample Designs: Issues and Solutions
Peter J. Lynn, Olena Kaminska      Abstract       Paper

Statistical Approaches for Detecting Strategists and Non-Strategists in Austrian Enterprises
Christine Duller      Abstract      

The Impact of Labor Market Trends on the Employment Rates Using Time Series Analysis by SPSS Program
Embareka F. Abouellil      Abstract       Paper

Creating a Business Sophistication Index for Small and Micro Businesses
Jacky S. Galpin      Abstract       Paper

Research on Urban Poverty in Vietnam
Loan Thi Thanh Le      Abstract       Paper


CPS056 Purchasing Power Parities between Japan and China by Industry

Purchasing Power Parities between Japan and China by Industry
Yanjuan Dai, Jie Li, Hiroshi Izumi      Abstract       Paper

New Industrial Confidence Indicators and Croatian Industrial Production
Mirjana Cizmesija, Natasa Erjavec, Vlasta Bahovec      Abstract       Paper

Are Randomized Double-Blind Experiments Everything?
Frank Hampel      Abstract       Paper

Analysis of HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Treatment Progress in Uganda
Alex Kagumba, Emile Kateregga      Abstract       Paper

Estimation Accuracy of CPI: High Income Households' Expenditure Patterns Approach
Nataliia M. Romanchuk      Abstract      


CPS057 Copula Based Probabilistic Measures of Uncertainty with Applications

Copula Based Probabilistic Measures of Uncertainty with Applications
Pranesh Kumar      Abstract       Paper

Prediction of Finite Population Total under Nonignorable Nonresponse Using Response and Nonresponse Distributions
Abdulhakeem A.H. Eideh      Abstract       Paper

Markov Switching Regular Vine Copulas
Jakob Stöber, Claudia Czado      Abstract       Paper

Pair-Copula Constructions for Non-Gaussian DAG Models
Alexander Bauer, Claudia Czado, Thomas Klein      Abstract       Paper

A Review of Tweedie Asymptotics for Lévy Processes
Bent Jørgensen      Abstract       Paper

A Power Transformation Method for Incomplete Two Way Contingency Tables with Nonignorable Nonrespose
Seongyong Kim, Boseung Choi, Yousung Park      Abstract       Paper

Fitting Skewed Distributions to Data: Estimation and Testing Problems
Tõnu Kollo      Abstract      


CPS058 Noncentral Limit Theorems for Statistical Functionals Based on Long-Memory Sequences

Noncentral Limit Theorems for Statistical Functionals Based on Long-Memory Sequences
Henryk Zähle      Abstract       Paper

Estimation of the Time between Repeated Events under Different Sampling Patterns
Niels Keiding      Abstract       Paper

Inference for the Coefficient Parameters of the Logistic Regression from a Small Sample
Toshinari Kamakura      Abstract       Paper

Using Counting Processes To Estimate the Number of Ozone Exceedances: An Application to Mexico City Ozone Measurements
Jorge A. Achcar, Eliane R. Rodrigues, Mario H. Tarumoto      Abstract       Paper

Score Tests for Zero-Inflation and Overdispersion in Two-Level Count Data
Hwa-Kyung Lim, Juwon Song, Byoung Cheol Jung, Kee-Hoon Kang      Abstract       Paper

Incorporating Covariates in the Analysis of Capture-Re-Encounter Data
Byron J.T. Morgan      Abstract       Paper

Central Limit Theorem for Functions of Weakly Dependent Variables with Applications to Hidden Markov Models
Jens L. Jensen      Abstract       Paper


CPS060 Optimal DNA Pooling for the Detection of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Using New Generation Genome Sequencers

Optimal DNA Pooling for the Detection of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Using New Generation Genome Sequencers
David M. Ramsey, Andreas Futschik      Abstract       Paper

The Analysis of Single-Index Models with Scale Mixture of Normals Errors and Using Bayesian P-Splines
Pedro A. Morettin, Marcelo M. Taddeo      Abstract       Paper

Gene Coancestry in Pedigrees and Populations
Elizabeth A. Thompson, Chris Glazner      Abstract       Paper

An Assessment of Deviations from Conditional Independence in Binary Data Fusion
Elsabe Smit      Abstract       Paper

Propensity Score Matching and Genetic Matching: Monte Carlo Results
Laurent Donzé, Peychyn Lai      Abstract       Paper

Mineral Rights Investment Risk Management Model and Software Implementation
Liming Liu, Wensi Wang, Huang Hengjun      Abstract       Paper

On the Estimation of Entropy for Markov Chains
Valerie Girardin      Abstract       Paper


CPS061 Derivation of Indicators To Measure the Achievement of Equality in the Field of Employment from a Gender Perspective: Case Study of the Palestinian Territory

Derivation of Indicators To Measure the Achievement of Equality in the Field of Employment from a Gender Perspective: Case Study of the Palestinian Territory
Saleh M.L. Alkafri      Abstract       Paper

Main Life Concerns of Elderly in Urban Slums of Surat City, Gujarat, India
Ajay B. Pawar, Naresh C. Jain, Rajkumar R. Bansal      Abstract       Paper

Helsinki Region Infoshare – Open Access to Urban and Regional Statistics
Asta Manninen      Abstract       Paper

A Proposal for the Treatment of Non Response To Improve the Quality of Business Census-Like Data in Italian National Accounts Estimations
Augusto Puggioni, Giuseppe Sacco      Abstract       Paper

Factors That Influence Women's Employment Status in South Africa
Ziyanda Ntlebi      Abstract       Paper


CPS062 Age-Period-Environment Model for Analyzing Consumer Survey Data for Marketing Research

Age-Period-Environment Model for Analyzing Consumer Survey Data for Marketing Research
Nobutane Hanayama      Abstract       Paper

No 'One Best Way' – Error Assessment of Imputation for Agricultural Production Data in FAOSTAT
Onno Hoffmeister, Mariana Campeanu, Hansdeep Khaira, Nicola Sakoff      Abstract       Paper

Mixed Time Series, and Cross Section Analyses of Number of Mainland U.S. Visitors to Hawaii during Years 1993-2007
Larry A. Nelson      Abstract       Paper

Comparing the Linear and Non-Linear Principal Component Analysis over Likert-Type Items: An Empirical Study Based on Balanced Bootstrap
Teresa Calapez, Madalena Ramos, Maria C. Botelho      Abstract       Paper

Constructing and Updating a Cost-of-Living Index for the Purpose of Ensuring Purchasing Power Parity of the Remuneration of Expatriate Officials
Ibrahim S. Yansaneh, Roberto Pagan      Abstract       Paper

Assessing the Effect of R&D Contributions to Luxembourgish Firms: A Non Parametric Approach through the Application of Spline and Kernel Estimators
Michela Bia, Alessandra Mattei      Abstract       Paper


CPS063 Quality and Level of Birth Registration in South Africa: 1998-2008

Quality and Level of Birth Registration in South Africa: 1998-2008
Mosidi S. Nhlapo      Abstract       Paper

Determinants of Behaviour in Risky Situations
Manfred Borovcnik, Ramesh Kapadia      Abstract       Paper

On Scenario Methods in Statistical Analysis and Decision Making
Thompson O. Ojo      Abstract      

The Long Run Sociodemographic Determinants of National Saving in the Countries of West African Economic and Monetary Union
Ariane Wakap Tchagang, Paul Brice Kenfac Dongmezo      Abstract      

HIV Prevalence Estimation in the Presence of Missing Data: A Bounding Approach
Bruno Arpino, Elisabetta De Cao, Franco Peracchi      Abstract       Paper

Structured Expert Elicitation in the Medical Field: A Case Study on Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-Related Virus (XMRV)
Susie ElSaadany      Abstract      


CPS064 Bivariate Wavelet-Based Method for Estimating Copula Function

Bivariate Wavelet-Based Method for Estimating Copula Function
Nargess Hosseinioun      Abstract      

A Nonparametric Dependence Measure for Random Variables Based on the One-to-One Correspondence between Copulas and Markov Operators
Wolfgang Trutschnig      Abstract       Paper

Realized Copulae
Matthias R. Fengler, Ostap Okhrin      Abstract       Paper

Volatility of High-Frequency Returns on Foreign Exchange and Stable Innovations
Ece Oral, Evrim Oral      Abstract       Paper

The Use of Copulas To Model Conditional Expectation for Multivariate Data
Meelis Käärik, Anne Selart, Ene Käärik      Abstract       Paper


CPS065 Simultaneous Confidence Regions in a Flexible Linear Regression for Random Intervals: A Bootstrap Approach

Simultaneous Confidence Regions in a Flexible Linear Regression for Random Intervals: A Bootstrap Approach
Angela Blanco-Fernandez, Ana Colubi, Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez      Abstract       Paper

A Consistent Bootstrap Linearity Test for a Regression Model with an Imprecise Response
Maria Brigida Feraro, Gil Gonzalez Rodriguez, Ana Colubi      Abstract       Paper

A New Method for Means-End Chain Analysis: Genetic Algorithm-Based Fuzzy Association Mining (GAFAM) Rules
Nai-Hua Chen, Stephen C.T. Huang, Chi-Hsun Lee      Abstract       Paper

Testing Empty Intersection between the Expected Value of a Random Interval and a Given Interval
Ana Belén Ramos-Guajardo, Gil González-Rodríguez, Ana Colubi, María Άngeles Gil      Abstract       Paper

Lasso-Based Linear Regression for Interval Valued Data
Paolo Giordani      Abstract       Paper

A Function To Calculate the Median of a Sample of Fuzzy Numbers in R
Beatriz Sinova, M. Asunciόn Lubiano, Wolfgang Trutschnig      Abstract       Paper


CPS066 On Performance of Transformed ϕ-Divergence Goodness-of-Fit Statistic for Testing Logistic Regression Model

On Performance of Transformed ϕ-Divergence Goodness-of-Fit Statistic for Testing Logistic Regression Model
Nobuhiro Taneichi, Yuri Sekiya, Jun Toyama      Abstract       Paper

Measuring an Equivalency about Purchasing Intervals Based on the Gini Index
Hiroyasu Abe, Yoshikazu Terada, Hiroshi Yadohisa      Abstract       Paper

Robust Statistical Modelling Using the Multivariate Skew t Distribution with Complete and Incomplete Data
Tsung-I. Lin, Tzy-Chy Lin      Abstract       Paper

Smoothing Parameter Selection for Spline Based Estimators
Tatyana Krivobokova      Abstract      

Analysis of Circular Data from Cell Cycle Transcripts Using Order Restricted Statistical Procedures
Miguel A. Fernández, Sandra Barragán, Cristina Rueda, Shyamal D. Peddada      Abstract       Paper

Accurate and Powerful Multivariate Outlier Detection
Andrea Cerioli, Marco Riani, Francesca Torti      Abstract       Paper

Hierarchical Bayes Analysis of the Lognormal Distribution under Quadratic Loss
Enrico Fabrizi, Carlo Trivisano      Abstract       Paper


CPS067 Emerging Economies and Developing

Emerging Economies and Developing
Sylvie Senguet Tchana      Abstract       Paper

Work and Schooling for Children Aged 5-17 in Togo: Approached by Recursive Bivariate Probit
Eric T.K. Tchawalassou      Abstract       Paper

Impact of HIV/AIDS in the Workplace in South Africa
Anele Z. Sigcau, Zuko April      Abstract       Paper

Measuring the Economic Contribution Ofvolunteer Work: The Philippine Experience
Romulo A. Virola, Christopher M. Reyes      Abstract       Paper


CPS069 Statistical Models for Biomarkers of Susceptibility for Treatment Decision

Statistical Models for Biomarkers of Susceptibility for Treatment Decision
Wei-Jiun Lin, James J. Chen      Abstract       Paper

Access to and Utilzation of Reproductive Health Services by Women with Disabilities in Rural Uganda
John Mushomi Atwebembeire      Abstract       Paper

Health Data Mosaic from Lesotho: What Do We Need for Impact Evaluation of the Rehabilitation of Health Centers and Outpatient Department?
Safaa R. Amer, Arantxa Colchero      Abstract      

White Blood Cells and the Metabolic Syndrome – A Factor Analysis in Elderly from the General Population
John Ohrvik      Abstract       Paper

Perceptions towards Human Rights and Sexual and Reproductive Health Services by Internally Displaced Persons in Northern Uganda
Juliet Faith Aporomon, Christopher Garimoi Orach, Annelie Rostedt, Nelson Musoba, Byamukama Nathan      Abstract       Paper


CPS071 A Case Study on Using Generalized Additive Models To Fit Credit Rating Scores

A Case Study on Using Generalized Additive Models To Fit Credit Rating Scores
Marlene Müller      Abstract       Paper

Optimal Stopping for American Type Options
Dmitrii Silvestrov      Abstract      

A Regression for Modeling Credit Defaults: The Generalized Extreme Value Model
Raffaella Calabrese, Silvia Osmetti      Abstract       Paper

Some Preliminary Considerations about Volatility and Hedging Effectiveness for Crude Oil Market
Andre A. Salles      Abstract       Paper

Forecasting the Indonesian Government Securities Yield Curve Using Neural Networks and Vector Autoregressive Model
Dedi Rosadi, Yoga Aji Nugraha      Abstract       Paper


CPS072 Diagnosing Outbreaks: Multivariate, Spatio-Temporal Anomaly Detection for Presentations to Hospital Emergency Departments

Diagnosing Outbreaks: Multivariate, Spatio-Temporal Anomaly Detection for Presentations to Hospital Emergency Departments
Sarah Bolt, Ross Sparks, Chris Okugami, James Lind      Abstract       Paper

Approximating Physiological Nonlinear Genotype-Phenotype Models by Linear-Bilinear Models
Paulo C. Rodrigues, Fred A. van Eeuwijk      Abstract      

Attacking Complex, Unstructured Problems with Statistical Engineering
Roger W. Hoerl      Abstract      

Monitoring of Volatility Forecasting Models
Vasyl Golosnoy, Iryna Okhrin, Wolfgang Schmid      Abstract       Paper

A Bayesian Functional Data Model for Predicting Forest Variables Using High-Dimensional Waveform LiDAR over Large Geographic Domains
Andrew O. Finley, Sudipto Banerjee, Bruce Cook      Abstract      

Evaluating the Utility of ROC Analysis in Blinded Evaluation of an Ongoing Clinical Trial
Daniel C. Bonzo, Amy Bian, Tosh Kameda      Abstract       Paper


CPS073 Macroeconomic Indicators' Relations in the Light of Developmental Changes

Macroeconomic Indicators' Relations in the Light of Developmental Changes
Richard Hindls, Stanislava Hronova      Abstract       Paper

Improvement of Data Access on the Way to Remote Data Access in Germany
Tim Hochguertel      Abstract       Paper

A Note on FISIM
Itsuo Sakuma      Abstract       Paper

CSO's Large Cases Unit – A Strategy for Dealing with Multinationals and Globalisation
Michael K. Connolly      Abstract       Paper

Monetary Aggregates Forecasting of WAEMU for Inflationary Risks Analysis
Iris M. Konan      Abstract       Paper


CPS074 Assessing GEE Models with Longitudinal Ordinal Data by Global Odds Ratio

Assessing GEE Models with Longitudinal Ordinal Data by Global Odds Ratio
Kuo-Chin Lin, Yi-Ju Chen      Abstract       Paper

Prediction of the Future Risk of Endoleak Complications Based on Statistical Method
Fumio Ishioka, Hazuki Nakatamari, Hiroshi Suito, Takuya Ueda, Koji Kurihara      Abstract       Paper

Evaluation of Variatal and Moisture Content Efftect on Angle of Repose and 1000 Grain Weight of Cowpea Variety (Vigna Unguiculata (L) Walp)
Thomas A. Adegbulugbe, Olugbemi A. Olujimi      Abstract       Paper

Extending Bartlett Correction for the Two-Sample Empirical Likelihood Method
Sandra Vucane, Janis Valeinis      Abstract      

Random Forest Based on Pseudo-Values for Competing Risks Analysis
Ulla B. Mogensen, Thomas A. Gerds      Abstract      

Likelihood Ratio Test for the Nonnegative Polynomial Cone Hypotheses and Associated Confidence Bands
Naohiro Kato, Satoshi Kuriki      Abstract       Paper

Two-Sample Plug-in Empirical Likelihood Method with Applications to Structural Relationship Models
Janis Valeinis      Abstract      


CPS075 Identifying Multivariate Extremes on the Basis of Depth Functions

Identifying Multivariate Extremes on the Basis of Depth Functions
Fateh Chebana, Taha B.M.J. Ouarda      Abstract      

Classes of Multivariate Extreme Value Distributions
John P. Nolan      Abstract      

River Flow Series; Dynamics, Interdependences and Extremes
Lászlό Márkus      Abstract      

Estimation of the Third Order Parameter in Extreme Value Statistics
Yuri Goegebeur, Tertius de Wet      Abstract       Paper

Strong Large Deviations for Arbitrary Sequences of Random Variables
Cyrille J. Joutard      Abstract       Paper

Probabilities of Extreme Half-Spaces and Other Marginal Parameters of Multivariate Distributions
Stephan Morgenthaler      Abstract      


CPS076 Informative Retesting Procedures To Assay High Volume Clinical Specimens

Informative Retesting Procedures To Assay High Volume Clinical Specimens
Christopher R. Bilder, Joshua M. Tebbs      Abstract       Paper

Structural Changes in Models for I(1) and I(2) Converging Series
Giuliana Passamani      Abstract       Paper

Estimating the Impact of Climatic Shocks on the Agricultural Production and the Income of Households in Burkina Faso
Dramane Bako      Abstract      

Using Ordinal Logistic Regression To Predict Terms of Payment in Shipbuilding Industry
Ante Rozga, Ante Luetic      Abstract       Paper

Importance Estimation of the Aspects of a Concept in a Stratified Importance-Performance Analysis
Luigi Fabbris, Giovanna Boccuzzo      Abstract       Paper

Adaptive Use of TRIPS (Transportation Resource Integrated Planning System) to Modeling Transport Planning and Management in a Manufacturing Firm
Joshua A. Magbagbeola, Jonathan A. Adetoso      Abstract       Paper

Robustness of Likelihood Methods for Longitudinal Binary and Ordinal Data
Nina Breinegaard      Abstract      


CPS077 A Least-Absolutes Approach to Multiple Fuzzy Regression

A Least-Absolutes Approach to Multiple Fuzzy Regression
Jalal Chachi, S. Mahmoud Taheri      Abstract       Paper

Statistical Graphics for Aggregated Symbolic Data
Yoshikazu Yamamoto, Junji Nakano      Abstract       Paper

Principal Component Analysis on Interval-Valued Data Based on Complete Information in Hypercubes
Huiwen Wang, Rong Guan      Abstract      

A New Linear Regression Model for Histogram-Valued Variables
Sόnia Dias, Paula Brito      Abstract       Paper

The Data Accumulation Method for Symbolic Principal Component Analysis
Manabu Ichino, Paula Brito      Abstract       Paper

Clustering for Histogram-Valued Observations – A Perspective
L. Billard, Jaejik Kim      Abstract       Paper

Modeling Interval Time Series with Space-Time Processes
Paulo C. Teles, Paula M. Brito      Abstract