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(2006)An algorithm that dynamically incorporates expert opinion in this way has two potential advantages, each improving with the quality of the expert. First, by deemphasizing certain subsets of variables during the estimation ...
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(2005)Partly linear models are useful as an extension to linear regression when the response cannot be easily parameterized in terms of all covariates. Their flexibility in keeping some linear terms, while at the same time ...
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(2005)In this thesis, we consider a family of parametric power transformations for the dependent variable such that a linear or partially linear quantile regression model holds after transformation. The two models being considered ...
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(2008)Key words: Ordinal data; Quantile regression; Nonparametric transformation model; Second Longitudinal Study of Aging.
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(20140916)Quantile autoregression (QAR) provides an alternative way to study asymmetric dynamics and local persistence in time series. It is particularly attractive for censored data, where the classical autoregressive models are ...
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(1995)The thesis consists of six chapters and focus on two topics: quantile regression and survival analysis. Firstly, direct use of regression quantiles to construct confidence intervals and confidence bands for conditional ...
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(2003)Quantile regression extends the statistical quantities of interest beyond conditional means. The regression has been well developed for linear models but less explored for nonparametric models. In this thesis, we consider ...
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(2009)Keywords. Survival Analysis; Quantile Regression; KaplanMeier; the Cox Proportional Hazards Model; Accelerated Failure Time Model.
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(1999)The remainder of my thesis studies multivariate symmetry. Several wellstudied parametric and nonparametric tests for univariate symmetry are extended to multivariate settings. We study the asymptotic distributions of these ...
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(1991)Recursive methods for solving the nonparametric regression problem in the GLIMs and computing the Best Linear Unbiased Predictors are discussed here. An iterated state space algorithm is introduced to compute the generalized ...
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(1996)The topics of this thesis stem from two EPA/NISS (Environmental Protection Agency/National Institute of Statistical Sciences) projects, which require the use of available data to make risk assessment, estimate uncertainty ...
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(2005)The wellknown "curse of dimensionality" makes highdimensional data analysis unusually challenging. Dimension reduction plays a valuable role in enabling certain statistical analyses performed in a parsimonious way. The ...
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(20100831)Data do not always obey the normality assumption, and outliers can have dramatic impacts on the quality of the least squares methods. We use Huber's loss function in developing robust methods for timecourse multivariate ...
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Sampling for conditional inference on contingency tables, multigraphs, and high dimensional tables (20160708)We propose new sequential importance sampling methods for sampling contingency tables with fixed margins, loopless, undirected multigraphs, and highdimensional tables. In each case, the proposals for the method are ...
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(20160714)The innovation of modern technologies drives research and development on highdimensional data analysis in diverse fields, where variable selection plays a pivotal role to ensure credible model estimation. We focus on ...
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(20100831)Semiparametric and nonparametric modeling and inference have been widely studied during the last two decades. In this manuscript, we do statistical inference based on semiparametric and nonparametric models in several ...
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(1995)We propose a fully sequential procedure for constructing a fixed width confidence band for an unknown density on a finite interval and show the procedure has the desired coverage probability asymptotically as the width of ...
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(1987)In this thesis we study sequential procedures for constructing onesided and bounded sequential confidence sets with $\beta$protection and coverage probability at least 1 $$ $\alpha$ for the mean of a distribution in the ...
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(1987)We consider a class of invariant sequential procedures for constructing onesided and twosided confidence sets for a parameter $\gamma$ in R$\sp{k}$, with the property that they have a coverage probability at least 1  ...
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