Recent and Forthcoming Publications by Members of the Chair of Statistics



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2003

Kuonen, D. (2003). Numerical integration in S-PLUS or R: A survey. Journal of Statistical Software, 8 (13), 1-14.
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Kuonen, D. (2003). Is Data Mining for Gold `Statistical déjà vu'? Bulletin of the Swiss Statistical Society, 44, 5-9.
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Kuonen, D. (2003). Studentized bootstrap confidence intervals based on M-estimates. Submitted.

Kuonen, D. (2003). Saddlepoint approximations to studentized bootstrap distributions based on M-estimates. Submitted.

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2002

Davison, A. C. and Kuonen, D. (2002). An introduction to the bootstrap with applications in R. Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics Newsletter, 13 (1), 6-11. Click here to download the PDF version.

Kuonen, D. (2002). Review of `Regression Modeling Strategies: With Applications to Linear Models, Logistic Regression, and Survival Analysis' by F. E. Harrell, Jr., New York: Springer-Verlag. Bulletin of the Swiss Statistical Society, 43, 11. Click here to download the PDF version.

Kuonen, D. (2002). Review of `Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics: An Introduction' by W. J. Ewens and G. Grant, New York: Springer-Verlag. To appear in Journal of Applied Statistics.

Kuonen, D. (2002). Review of `Regression Modeling Strategies: With Applications to Linear Models, Logistic Regression, and Survival Analysis' by F. E. Harrell, Jr., New York: Springer-Verlag. To appear in Statistical Methods in Medical Research.

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2001

Kuonen, D. (2001). Introduction au data mining avec R : vers la reconquête du `knowledge discovery in databases' par les statisticiens. Bulletin of the Swiss Statistical Society, 40, 3-7. Click here to read the online version, and here to download the PDF version.

Kuonen, D. (2001). Computer-intensive statistical methods: saddlepoint approximations with applications in bootstrap and robust inference. PhD Thesis N. 2449, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. Click here to get more information about this thesis.

Kuonen, D. and Furrer, R. (2001). Data mining avec R dans un monde libre. Flash Informatique Spécial Été, 45-50. Click here to read the online version, and here to download the PDF version.

Furrer, R. and Kuonen, D. (2001). GRASS GIS et R : main dans la main dans un monde libre. Flash Informatique Spécial Été, 51-56. Click here to read the online version, and here to download the PDF version.

Glenz, C., Massolo, A., Kuonen, D. and Schlaepfer, R. (2001). A wolf habitat suitability prediction study in Valais (Switzerland). Landscape and Urban Planning, 55, 55-65. Click here to read the abstract.

Giovannetti, A., Mazzetta, F., Coviello, R., Casadei, A.M., Mattia, S., Marziali, M., Pierdominici, M., Kuonen, D., Pesce, A.M., Fiorilli, M., Aiuti, F. and Quinti, I. (2001). T-cell immune activation in children with vertically transmitted hepatitis C virus infection. Viral Immunology, 14 (2), 169-179.

Davison, A. C. and Firth, D. (2001). Report of the Editors - 2000. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, series B, 63 , 1-2.

Davison A. C. (2001). Biometrika Centenary: Theory and general methodology. Biometrika, 88 , 13-52.

Davison, A. C. (2001). Regression diagnostics. In Encyclopedia of Environmetrics (eds. A. H. El-Shaarawi and W. W. Piegorsch), volume ? , ?-?. New York: Wiley.

Chavez-Demoulin, V. and Davison, A. C. (2001). Generalized additive models for sample extremes. Submitted to Applied Statistics. Click here to download the article.

Caffo, B., Booth, J. G. and Davison, A. C. (2001). Empirical suprejection sampling. Submitted to Biometrika.

Candolo, C., Davison, A. C. and Demetrio, C. G. B. (2001). On model uncertainty in linear regression. Submitted to The Statistician.

Giovannetti, A., Pierdominici, M., Mazzetta, F., Salemi, S., Marziali, M., Kuonen, D., Iebba, F., Lusi, E.A., Cossarizza, A. and Aiuti, F. (2001). T cell responses to highly active antiretroviral therapy defined by chemokine receptors expression, cytokine production, T cell receptor repertoire and anti-HIV T-lymphocyte activity. Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 124 (1), 21-31. Click here to read the abstract.

Kuonen, D. and Chavez-Demoulin, V. (2001). R - un exemple du succès des modèles libres. Flash Informatique, 2, 3-7. Click here to read the online version, and here to download the PDF version.

Kuonen, D. (2001). Introduction to S-PLUS for UNIX (with exercises) - Fourth Edition. Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. To accompany the two-day course Introduction to S-PLUS for Unix. Download the compressed postscript version here.

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2000

Kuonen, D. (2000). Review of `Medical Statistics at a Glance' by A. Petrie and C. Sabin, Blackwell Science. To appear in Journal of Applied Statistics.

Kuonen, D. (2000). Review of `Stochastic Processes for Insurance and Finance' by T. Rolski {\it et al.}, New York: Wiley. To appear in Journal of Applied Statistics.

Canty, A. J. and Davison, A. C. (2000). Contribution to the discussion of `The estimating function bootstrap' by F. Hu and J. D. Kalbfleisch. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 28, 488-493.

Ramesh, N. I. and Davison, A. C. (2000). Local models for exploratory analysis of hydrological extremes. Journal of Hydrology, to appear. Click here to download the article.

Davison, A. C. and Wang, S. (2000). Saddlepoint approximations as smoothers. Under revision for Biometrika

Canty, A. J., Davison, A. C., Hinkley, D. V. and Ventura, V. (2000). Bootstrap diagnostics.

Davison, A. C. and Ramesh, N. I. (2000). Local likelihood smoothing of sample extremes. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, series B, 62, 191-208.

Davison, A. C. and Louzada-Neto, F. (2000). Inference for the poly-Weibull model. The Statistician, 49, 189-196.

Percival, D. B., Sardy S. and Davison, A. C. (2000). Wavestrapping time series: Adaptive wavelet-based bootstrapping, in Nonlinear and Nonstationary Signal Processing, edited by W. J. Fitzgerald, R. L. Smith, A. T. Walden and P. C. Young. Cambridge University Press, 442-471.

Davison, A. C. and Sardy, S. (2000). The partial scatterplot matrix. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 9, 750-758.

Kuonen, D. (2000). A saddlepoint approximation for the collector's problem. The American Statistician, 54, 165-169. Click here to read the abstract.

Giovannetti, A., Pierdominici, M., Mazzetta, F., Salemi, S., Marziali, M., Kuonen, D., Iebba, F., Lusi, E.A. and Aiuti, F. (2000). Contemporary evaluation of T cell subsets, chemokine receptors expression, cytokine production, anti-HIV cytotoxic activity and TCR V-beta repertoire in HIV-1-infected individuals during HAART. Journal on Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 12, 196.

Kuonen, D. (2000). Introduction to S-PLUS for UNIX (with exercises) - Third Edition. Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. To accompany the two-day course Introduction to S-PLUS for Unix. Download the compressed postscript version here.

Kuonen, D. and Roehrl, A. S. A (2000). Was France's World Cup win pure chance? Student, 3, 153-166.

Giovannetti, A., Kuonen, D., Mazzetta, F., Iebba, F., Lusi, E.A., Rosso, P., Pierdominici, M. and Aiuti, F. (2000). Improvement of CD4, but not CD8, TCR BV repertoire after HAART. Proceedings of the XIII International AIDS Conference, July 9-14, 2000, Durban, South Africa.

Giovannetti, A., Pierdominici, M., Mazzetta, F., Salemi, S., Marziali, M., Kuonen, D., Iebba, F., Lusi, E.A. and Aiuti, F. (2000). T cell responses to highly active antiretroviral therapy defined by chemokine receptors expression, cytokine production, T cell receptor repertoire and anti-HIV T-lymphocyte activity. Proceedings of the conference Highlights in Immunology, Oncology and Virology. AIDS, Cancer and Hepatitis: chientific and ethical challenges, June 14-17, 2000, Republic of San Marino.

Giovannetti, A., Pierdominici, M., Mazzetta, F., Salemi, S., Marziali, M., Kuonen, D., Iebba, F., Lusi, E.A. and Aiuti, F. (2000). Contemporary evaluation of T cell subsets, chemokine receptors expression, cytokine production, anti-HIV cytotoxic activity and TCR V-beta repertoire in HIV-1-infected individuals during HAART. Proceedings of the Joint Symposium SI-SIIIC, BCG and EAACI, June 7-10, 2000, Ferrara, Italy.

Kuonen, D. (2000). Intervalles de confiance bootstrap studentisés basés sur des M-estimateurs robustes utilisant des approximations de point de selle. Actes des XXXIIèmes Journées de Statistique, 15-19 Mai, Fès, Maroc, 501-502.

Kuonen, D., Roehrl, A. S. A., Schmiedl, S. and Verasani, T. (2000). WAPux - der moderne Pinguin: Auch Pinguine wollen mit WAP-Handys spielen! Coverstory of Linux Magazin, 5, 36-43. Click here to read the online version, and here to see its cover.

Kuonen, D. and Roehrl, A. S. A. (2000) Lessons learnt from current statistics packages and a proposal for a new system for the new millennium. Technical Report 2000.1, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Kuonen, D. and Roehrl, A. S. A. (2000). Review of `Introductory Statistics with Applications in General Insurance (Second Edition)' by I. B. Hossack et al., Cambridge University Press. Journal of Applied Statistics, 27, 133.

Chavez-Demoulin, V., Roehrl, A. S. A., Roehrl, R. A. and Weinberg, A. (2000). The WEB archives: A time-machine in your pocket! To appear in Proceedings of the Internet Archive Colloquium 2000, March 8-9, 2000, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA.

Capkun, G., Davison, A. C., Musy, A. (2000). A Robust Rainfall-Runoff Transfer Model. Water Resources Research, to appear.

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1999

Davison, A. C. (1999). Bootstrap theory and resampling methods. Discussion of papers by J. G. Booth and B. Presnell, P. Buhlmann and A. T. A. Wood. In Proceedings of the 52nd Session of the International Statistical Institute, Helsinki, 3, 95-96.

Canty, A. J. and Davison, A. C. (1999). Implementation of saddlepoint approximations in resampling problems. Statistics and Computing, 9, 9-15.

Canty, A. J. and Davison, A. C. (1999). Resampling-based variance estimation for labour force surveys. The Statistician, 48, 379-391.

Kuonen, D. (1999) Saddlepoint approximations for distributions of quadratic forms in normal variables. Biometrika, 86, 929-935. Click here to read the abstract, and here to download the full-text PDF (restricted to subscribers of Biometrika's online services).

Brazzale, A. R. (1999). Interfacing symbolic computation and numerical calculation. Proceedings of the 52nd ISI Session, Helsinki, August 10-18, 1999.

Kuonen, D. (1999). Introduction to S-PLUS for UNIX (with exercises) - Second Edition. Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. To accompany the two-day course Introduction to S-PLUS for Unix. Download the compressed postscript version here.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A. R. (1999). Higher-order likelihood-based inference in nonlinear regression. To appear in Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Graz 1999.

Roehrl, A. S. A. (1999). Review of `Multi-Agent Rationality' by Magnus Boman and Walter Van de Velde (eds.), Lecure Notes in Artificial Intelligence, No. 1237, Subseries of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Verlag, Berlin. To appear in Journal of Artifical Societies and Social Simulation.

Kuonen, D. and Roehrl, A. S. A. (1999). Review of `Frontiers of Research in Economic Theory: The Nancy L. Schwartz Memorial Lectures, 1983-1997' by Nancy L. Schwart et al. (eds.), Econometric Society Monographs, No. 29, Cambridge University Press. To appear in Journal of Applied Statistics.

Davison, A. C. (1999). The bootstrap: A tutorial. To appear in Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Graz 1999.

Kuonen, D. (1999). Introduction to S-PLUS for UNIX (with exercises) - First Edition. Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Capkun, G., Davison, A. C. and Musy, A. (1999). A statistical approach to small catchment rainfall-runoff modelling. Proceedings of the 2nd Inter-Regional Conference on Environment-Water 99, Lausanne. Paper here. (Word document)

Kuonen, D. and Roehrl, A. S. A. (1999). Review of `Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection' by Mick P. Couper et al. (eds.), Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics, John Wiley, New York. To appear in Journal of Applied Statistics.

Capkun, G. and Davison, A. C. (1999). An autoregressive rainfall-runoff transfer model. Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, 460-463, Graz, Austria. Paper here.

Furrer, R., Kuonen, D. and Picasso, M. (1999). La rédaction de documents scientifiques avec LaTeX. Flash Informatique 2/99, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. Click here to read the online version, and here to download the PDF version.

Roehrl, A. S. A. (1999). Review of `The Mathematica Primer ' by Kevin R. Coombes, Brian R. Hunt, Ronald L. Lipsman, John E. Osborn and Garrett K. Stuck, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. To appear in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series D (The Statistician).

Kuonen, D. and Roehrl, A. S. A. (1999). Review of `Applied Regression Analysis' (Third Edition) by N. R. Draper and H. Smith, Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics, John Wiley, New York. To appear in Journal of Applied Statistics.

Chavez-Demoulin, V. (1999). Bayesian inference for small-sample capture-recapture data. To appear in Biometrics.

Kuonen, D., Chavez-Demoulin, V., Roehrl, A. S. A. and Chavez, E. (1999). La France, championne du monde de football: qui l'eût cru? Technical Report 99.1, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. Click here to download the compressed postscript version.

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1998

Davison, A. C. (1998). Contribution to the discussion of `Bayesian analysis of agricultural field experiments' by J. Besag and D. Higdon. J. R. Statist. Soc B, 61 , 729-730.

Davison, A. C. (1998). Contribution to the discussion of `Some algebra and geometry for hierarchical models' by J. S. Hodges. J. R. Statist. Soc B, 60 , 529-530.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A. R. (1998). On the implementation of approximate conditional inference. Submitted to Statistica Applicata.

Brazzale, A. R. (1998). Conditional simulations for regression-scale models (in Italian). To appear in Proceedings of the XXXIXth Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society.

Roehrl, A. S. A. and Cerutti, B. (1998). Fast, Parallel, Scalable and Predictable Monte Carlo Integration. Submitted to `Parallel Computing´.

Kuonen, D. and Roehrl, A. S. A. (1998). Identification of key steps to evaluate statistical software. InterStat, October, #2.

Roehrl, A. S. A. (1998). Fast, Portable, Parallel and Scalable Exact Simulation Using Markov Chains. Submitted to `Parallel Processing and Statistics`, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis.

Kuonen, D. (1998). Saddlepoint approximation for testing a linear relationship. Prague Stochastics '98: Joint Session of 6th Prague Symposium on Asymptotic Statistics and 13th Prague Conference on Information Theory, Statistical Decision Functions and Random Processes, Abstracts, 52.

Chavez-Demoulin, V. (1998). Etude du paramètre de survie dans un problème de capture-recapture: ajustement de la vrasemblance profile et approche par méthodes bootstrap. Technical Report 98.3, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Roehrl, A. S. A. (1998). Short reflection on programming and a C introduction Technical Report 98.2, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Canty, A. J. and Davison, A. C. (1998). Implementation of saddlepoint approximations in resampling problems. To appear in Statistics and Computing. Click here to download the article.

Roehrl, A. S. A. (1998). Interactive Virtual Reality Quality Testing of Random Number Generators in VRML. Technical Report 98.4 , Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Canty, A. J. (1998). An S-Plus Library for Resampling Methods. To appear in Computing Science and Statistics: Proceedings of the 30th Symposium on the Interface. A postscript preprint of the paper is available here.

Roehrl, A. S. A. (1998). Fast, Portable, Predictable and Scalable Bootstrapping. To appear in Computing Science and Statistics: Proceedings of the 30th Symposium on the Interface.

Capkun, G. (1998). A Simple Stochastic Rainfall-Runoff Model. Master thesis, Groupe de Statistique, Université de Neuchatel, Suisse. Postscript version here.

Capkun, G. and Davison, A. C. (1998). A Simple Stochastic Rainfall-Runoff Model. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, 477-482, Pula, Croatia. Paper here (Word document).

Kuonen, D. (1998) Saddlepoint approximations for bootstrap distributions. Undergraduate Thesis and Technical Report 98.1, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. Click here to download the compressed postscript version.

Brazzale, A. R. (1998). Approximate conditional inference in logistic and loglinear models. Winner of the 1998 ASA Statistical Computing Section Student Paper Competition. To appear in Statistics and Computing.

Canty, A. J. and Davison, A. C. (1999). Resampling-based variance estimation for labour force surveys. To appear in The Statistician. Click here to download the article.

Davison, A. C. (1998) Extreme values. In Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), volume 2, 1463-1467. New York: John Wiley.

Davison, A. C. (1998) Normal scores. In Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), volume 4, 3167-3069. New York: John Wiley.

Davison, A. C. and Dorsaz, F. (1998) Order statistics. In Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), volume 4, 3181-3184. New York: John Wiley.

Ventura, V., Davison, A. C. and Boniface, S. J. (1998) Statistical inference for the effect of magnetic brain stimulation on a motoneurone. Applied Statistics, 47, 77-94.

Stafford, J. E. and Davison, A. C. (1998) The score function and a comparison of various adjustments of the profile likelihood. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 26, 139-148.


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1997

Davison, A. C. (1997). Contribution to the discussion of `Proper dispersion models' by B. Jorgensen. REBRAPE, 11, 130-132.

Chavez-Demoulin, V. (1997) Ajustement de vraisemblance selon McCullagh et Tibshirani. Technical Report 97.1, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Roehrl, A.S.A (1997) The Bulk Synchronous Parallel Model - An Introduction. Technical Report 97.4, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A. R. (1997). A computer algebra package for approximate conditional inference. Submitted to Statistics and Computing. Software (in REDUCE) is available here.

Canty, A. J. (1997) An S-Plus library for resampling methods, to accompany Davison and Hinkley (1997), can be downloaded from here.

Davison, A. C. and Hall, P. (1997) On kernel density estimation without bumps in the tails. Click here to download the article, and here for the pictures.

Davison, A. C. and Hinkley, D. V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods and Their Application. Cambridge University Press.

Louzada-Neto, F. and Davison, A. C. (1997) A note on Bayesian analysis of the poly-Weibull model. Click here to download the article.

Kuonen, D. and Marazzi, A. (1997) Robust testing between two asymmetric distributions: a simulation study. Technical Report 97.2, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. Click here to download the compressed postscript version.

Kuonen, D. (1997) Statistical models for knock-out soccer tournaments. Technical Report 97.3, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. Click here to download the compressed postscript version.


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1996

Brazzale, A. R. (1996) Calcolo Simbolico e Inferenza Asintotica per Modelli Lineari Generalizzati. Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Statistical Science, University of Padua, Italy.

Brazzale, A. R. (1996) A computer algebra package for approximate conditional inference in multiparameter exponential families. Working Paper No. 1996.15, University of Padua, Italy.

Canty, A. J. and Davison, A. C. (1996) Implementation of saddlepoint approximations to bootstrap distributions. Computing Science and Statistics; Proceedings of the 28th Symposium on the Interface, 248-253.
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Canty, A. J., Davison, A. C. and Hinkley, D. V. (1996) Contribution to discussion of "Bootstrap confidence intervals" by DiCiccio, T. J. and Efron, B. Statistical Science, 11, 214-219.

Kuonen, D. (1996) Modelling the success of soccer teams in European championships. Technical Report 96.1, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne. Click here to download the compressed postscript version.

Davison, A. C. and Ramesh, N. I. (1996) Some models for discretized series of events. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 91, 601-609.

Ross, S. M. (1996) Initiation aux Probabilities, 4th edition. Translated from the American by C. Hofer and F. Dorsaz. Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes.


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1995

Demoulin, V. (1995) Test de permutation de l'indépendance dans un tableau de contingence 2×2. Technical Report 95.1, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH-1015 Lausanne.

Canty, A. J. (1995) A System to Test for Convergence of the Gibbs Sampler. PhD Thesis, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto, Canada.
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1994

Canty, A. J. (1994) Applied convergence diagnostics for the Gibbs sampler. Computing Science and Statistics; Proceedings of the 26th Symposium on the Interface, 319-323.
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Demoulin, V. (1994) Développement de Méthodes Statistiques pour l'Analyse de Données Toxicologiques. Undergraduate Thesis , Department of Mathematics, EPFL, Switzerland.


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