Poster Sessions

CPS101: Poster spotlight (1)

Child labor in agricultural households in Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Mali: Test of the luxury axiom by a fuzzy sets theory approach
Kodzovi Senu Abalo      Abstract      

Measuring inclusive growth in developing countries using micro-based pseudo-panel data
Arturo Martinez      Abstract      

Youth situation and its effect on future of the world
Behzad Mahmoodi      Abstract       Paper      

Survival analysis of time to treatment resumption for chronic HIV-1 patients interrupting highly actively antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
Berhanu Anagaw Wubie, Fentaw Abegaz      Abstract      

Urban and rural trends in South Africa
Sharthi Laldaparsad      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring the extent of gender segregation in labour market of South Africa
Akhona Nkenkana, Desiree Manamela      Abstract      

Comparative study on the importance of the civil registration statistics
Patrick Nshimiyimana      Abstract       Paper      

Healthiness in Cameroon: Typology of housings in urban areas
Adrien Deungoua Kouanda      Abstract      

The impact of the economic recession on long-term unemployment in Central-European countries
Tomas Pavelka, Tomas Löster      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis of the evolution of education inequality in Cameroon
Guillaume Gustave Dongmo Nandong, Pierre Joubert Nguetse      Abstract       Paper      

Risk factors to the health of adolescents: Results of national survey of adolescent's health in Brazil
Sandra Pereira, Marco Andreazzi, Fatima Madeira, Maria Goreth Santos      Abstract      

Assessment of policy implementation of Ubudehe Program and its impact on the lives of VUP beneficiaries in Ngororero District, Rwanda
Francisca Mujawase      Abstract       Paper      

Trends in the South African labor market from 1996 - 2011: Insights from Censuses
Moses Mafika Sithole, Yakubu A. Yakubu      Abstract      

CPS102: Poster spotlight (2)

Sampling methods in price indices for calculating elementary aggregates
Ebrahim Nasirifar      Abstract       Paper      

Impact of rising oil prices on the living cost in Burkina Faso
Ouedraogo Alexandre      Abstract       Paper      

Relationship between the price of oil and the cost of living in Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Senegal: A modeling with variable coefficients
Jean-Claude Nguemeni      Abstract       Paper      

The role of informal sector in alleviating youth unemployment in Hawassa City, Ethiopia
Tefera Darge Delbiso      Abstract       Paper      

The best stratification to impute missing values of turnover in economic surveys
Takayuki Ito, Yutaka Abe, Tatsuo Noro      Abstract       Paper      

The impact of the fluctuations in oil prices on overall economic growth
Rehab Abd Elgillil Mohamed Abo Kahla      Abstract      

Influence of mathematical models on warrant pricing with fractional Brownian Motion as numerical method
Mukhethwa Londani      Abstract       Paper      

Factors affecting use of modern family planning methods among women in Hoima town council
Ivan None Kayigwa      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical bodies in Egypt: An overall view
Fayez Mourad Mina Tanious      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation the yield curve of Nelson-Siegel model and its extensions by L-BFGS-B method optimization approach
Muslim, Dedi Rosadi, Gunardi, Abdurakhman      Abstract       Paper      

On rapid increase of households in South Africa and implications on delivery of basic services
Remigius Chidozie Nnadozie      Abstract      

The link between unemployment and inflation using Johansen's co-integration approach and vector error correction modelling
Sagaren Pillay      Abstract       Paper      

Sleep time in the time use survey
Benedek Kovács      Abstract       Paper      

Calibrated estimation of a nonparametric income distribution from a few percentiles
Stefan Sperlich, Jing Dai, Ignacio Moral-Arce      Abstract       Paper      

From complex unstructured heterogeneous massive data to symbolic data analysis
Edwin Diday      Abstract      

CPS103: Poster spotlight (3)

Over-reporting of household consumption expenditure estimates in the fifth round of Ghana living standards survey
Nicholas N.N. Nsowah-Nuamah, L. Munyakazi, J. Dede Anum      Abstract       Paper      

Sectoral concentration in industry statistics - Opportunities and challenges
Kaisy King-Chi Hung      Abstract       Paper      

Revision studies of Balance of Payments and International Investment Position statistics of Hong Kong
Matthew Tsz-Lim Wong, Kin Cheong Chan      Abstract       Paper      

The Philippine statistical capacity building initiatives: Past and future
Jesusa Acab Pe Benito, Mary Ann C. Magtulis      Abstract       Paper      

Seasonally adjusted time series
Mohamed Abd Elfattah      Abstract      

Better targeting of social programs based on statistical evidence: An experimental approach
José E. Vila, José L. Cervera-Ferri, Penélope Hernández      Abstract      

Right censored Rayleigh model: Shrinkage and reliability estimators
Johan Ferreira, A. Bekker, J.J.J. Roux, M. Arashi      Abstract       Paper      

Management of public finance and sustainable growth in a developing country: The case of Cameroon
Ernestine Christine Alima Ndongo      Abstract      

The development of methodologies to better get information from health services in Brazil
Marco Antonio Ratzsch Andreazzi, Fatima Maderia, Sandra Pereira      Abstract      

HIV/AIDs in peadiatrics: What has majorly caused its prevalence in rural Uganda?
Naiga Sarah Noah      Abstract      

Cross-census assessment of age-sex ratios
Lara L. Cleveland      Abstract       Paper      

The IPUMS International Census Microdata Project
Matthew Sobek, Patricia Kelly Hall, Lara L. Cleveland      Abstract       Paper      

Exploristica - Adventures in statistics: A new itinerant exhibition for teaching and learning statistics
Pedro Moreira Campos      Abstract       Paper      

Maximally robust designs for two-level main-effect plans
Shin-Fu Tsai, Chen-Tuo Liao      Abstract       Paper      

Statistics education for 4-9th students by developing a software K-Plots
Jung Jin Lee      Abstract       Paper      

An analysis of online ratings data
Chiu-Hsing Weng, Chien-Lang Su, Sun-Hao Chang      Abstract       Paper      

Data processing's role and issues in the 2010 round of Population and Housing Censuses: The case of Ghana
Kwadwo B. Danso-Manu, Samilia E. Mintah      Abstract       Paper      

Principal subsets analysis
Maryam Tayefi Nasrabadi, Sharad Gore      Abstract       Paper      

CPS104: Poster spotlight (4)

Impact of gender wage differentials on poverty and inequalities in Cameroon: A distributional approach
Pierre Joubert Nguetse Tegoum, Luc Nembot Ndeffo, Justin Bem, Sandra Kendo      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling cassava production in Nigeria using Box-Jenkins approach
Oludare Samuel Ariyo, Samuel O. Akweagbo      Abstract      

A discussion of the upper limit of human longevity based on study of data for oldest old survivors and deaths in Japan
Nobutane Hanayama      Abstract       Paper      

The role of statistics in promoting good governance in Nigeria's democracy
Yusuf Adamu      Abstract       Paper      

Youth labor market information system (YLMIS)
Salahideen M. Alhaj      Abstract      

Evaluating response based segmentation in PLS path modeling
Jacob Eskildsen, Rick Edgeman, Dan Mønster, John Vestergaard Olesen      Abstract       Paper      

Measures of portfolio credit risk by applying asymptotic single-risk factor model
Kevin Chan, Andrew Kai Ming Kwan, Ted Yu      Abstract       Paper      

A study on the variation of main industry for Korean enterprises using the panelized Survey of Business Activities data
Hyun Kyung Kim      Abstract       Paper      

Liability dollarization in corporate sector and real exchange rate balance sheet effect in Turkey
Bengu Alp, Erdal Ozmen      Abstract      

An econometric analysis of corporate financial condition and wage structure based on Japanese firm-level microdata
Shinsuke Ito, Takahisa Dejima      Abstract       Paper      

Impact of integrated village saving and loan program: Empirical evidences from the northern part of Ethiopia
Fekadu Nigussie Deresse, Germán Calfat      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating counterfactual distributions through reweighting methods
Laurent Donzé      Abstract       Paper      

International comparison of productivity growth in China, Japan and South Korea
Hiroshi Izumi, Yanjuan Dai, Jie Li      Abstract       Paper      

Improving the accuracy of time-driven activity-based costing by stochastic modelling
Lea Vermeire, Sophie Hoozée, Werner Bruggeman      Abstract       Paper      

A new complexity measure to classify ambulatory patients in rehabilitation facilities for financing purposes
Dália Nogueira, Elizabeth Reis, Abdul Suleman, José G. Dias, Claudia M. Borges      Abstract       Paper      

The research on connotation and measurement of technology innovation capability of city
Jingli Xing, Zhongliang Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

CPS105: Poster spotlight (5)

Analysis of frailty-based competing risk data from repairable systems
Anupap Somboonsavatdee      Abstract       Paper      

Determinants of child survival chances in rural Ethiopia
Ermias Dessie Buli      Abstract       Paper      

Meta-analysis of the evidence-based practices research reports in social services in Hong Kong (1998-2012)
Ka-Shi Kwong      Abstract       Paper      

Poverty and safeguarding of the environment
Arouna Sow      Abstract       Paper      

Dynamic causal modelling and structural equation models on fMRI experiments. A meta-analytic approach
Joan Guàrdia-Olmos, Maribel Peró-Cebollero, Esteve Gudayol-Ferré      Abstract       Paper      

Using SEM library of R software to analyze exploratory structural equation models
Maribel Pero-Cebollero, Joan Guàrdia-Olmos, Sonia Benítez-Borrego, John Fox      Abstract       Paper      

A discussion of association between the risks on breast and liver cancer for women based on data given by age and period
Katsuya Harigae, Nobutane Hanayama      Abstract       Paper      

Effect of behavior and clinical factors on pregnancy
Rashid Nguama Adrama      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis of indicators of perceived happiness of Venezuelan households
Johana Valera, José Ruette      Abstract       Paper      

Time series analysis of births at Iganga Hospital (2008-2012) in Uganda
Joseph Waiswa Akuze, Peter Waiswa      Abstract      

Software reliability for multi-type defects: Application to modern bug databases
Anup Dewanji, Vignesh T.L. Subrahmaniam, Bimal K. Roy      Abstract       Paper      

A methodology to interpret multivariate T squared control chart signals
Teodoro R. García León, Maura L. Vásquez, Guillermo Ramírez, Carolina Pérez      Abstract       Paper      

Impact evaluation framework for government-based projects
Ana Julia Javier Macaraig, Arturo Y. Pacificador, Jr, Mary Ann C. Magtulis      Abstract       Paper      

CPS106: Poster spotlight (6)

Analysis of food self-sufficiency in rice in Senegal
Adjélé Latzey Wilson      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation of golf course ratings from player scores
Peter Francis Preston      Abstract       Paper      

Creative class formation: International comparisons, statistical evaluation and forecast
Maria Vladimirovna Frolova, Elena V. Zarova      Abstract       Paper      

Trends of cluster malnutrition prevalence and hunger pattern in Kazaure local government area of Jigawa State, north-eastern Nigeria (2010 - 2012)
Anthony Ekpo, Enobong F. Udoumoh      Abstract       Paper      

Generalization of the mixture model using a copula function
Luiz K. Hotta, Rodrigo Tsai      Abstract       Paper      

Multiple imputation reducing outlier effect by weight adjustment method
Jinyoung Kim, Key-Il Shin      Abstract       Paper      

Longitudinal analysis of the cognitive function of the elderly in Taiwan
Hsing-Yi Chang, Ting-Yu Chen      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis of longitudinal data under complex surveys
Abdulhakeem A.H. Eideh      Abstract      

Survey nonresponse adjustments in the application of methods for the treatment of sensitive questions
Leonardo Trujillo, Luz Mery Gonzalez      Abstract       Paper      

Increasing survey statistics precision using split questionnaire design: An application of small area estimation
Saeideh Kamgarsangari, Hamidreza Navvabpour      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation of population mean when the population mean of auxiliary character is not known
Manish Kumar Sharma, Sharad Bhatnagar      Abstract       Paper      

Does our culture promote abuse? Bridewealth and domestic violence in Ghana
Kamil Fuseini      Abstract       Paper      

A visit to modelling field jute variety trials - Indian perspective
Kalyan Kumar Goswami, Satyabrata Pal      Abstract       Paper      

Reproducibility and its impact on power in microRNA experiments
Christian Dehlendorff, Julia S. Johansen, Nicolai A. Schultz, Klaus K. Andersen      Abstract      

Exponential ratio type estimators of population mean under non response
Paramdeep Kaur, Lovleen Kumar Grover      Abstract       Paper      

Indirect sampling using dual frame surveys
Manuela Maia      Abstract      

Questionnaire design and response propensities for employee income micro data
Reza Che Daniels      Abstract       Paper      

Underlying motivational indicators behind voting behavior in major elections: A statistical methodology
Dhiren Ghosh      Abstract       Paper      

Segmentation by bayesian edge detection applied to medical ultrasound images
Mulugeta Tesfa      

CPS107: Poster spotlight (7)

On decomposition of point-symmetry in square contingency tables
Kouji Tahata      Abstract       Paper      

United statistical algorithms, LP comoments, copula density, nonparametric modeling
Emanuel Parzen, Subhadeep Mukhopadhyay      Abstract       Paper      

Is there a best kernel density estimator?
Kairat T. Mynbaev, Saralees Nadarajah, Christopher S. Withers, Aziza S. Aipenova      Abstract       Paper      

An overview of the generalized multivariate beta type II distribution and its extensions
Karien Adamski, Andriëtte Bekker, Schalk Human, Kotie Roux      Abstract      

Epidemiological model of female caregiver burden in low income areas in Cape Town - South Africa
A. Yakubu Almumin Yakubu, de Wet Schutte      Abstract      

Search for top-k consensus objects in multiple ranked lists: TopKInference versus other recent procedures
Vendula Svendova, Michael G. Schimek      Abstract       Paper      

Made in Italy firms competitiveness: A multilevel longitudinal model on export performance
Matilde Bini, Margherita Velucchi      Abstract       Paper      

Respondent-driven sampling and random walks on directed networks
Jens Malmros, Tom Britton      Abstract      

Asymptotic concentration probabilities of the Pitman estimator and weighted estimators in the non-regular case
Nao Ohyauchi      Abstract       Paper      

Iterative estimation for conditional estimating equations
Weiyu Li, Valentin Patilea      Abstract       Paper      

CPS108: Poster spotlight (8)

Spatial analysis of women equalities and women's empowerment in Egypt
Eman Ahmed Oriby      Abstract       Paper      

On phase II nonparametric CUSUM exceedance control charts for unknown location
Marien Alet Graham, Subhabrata Chakraborti, Amitava Mukherjee      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling the residual error variance in two-level random-coefficient multilevel models
George Leckie      Abstract       Paper      

The determinants of birth interval in rural Ethiopia
Wondiber Nega Melese, Eshetu Woncheko      Abstract       Paper      

Spline estimation of functional coefficient regression models for nonlinear time series with correlated errors
Chang Chiann, Michel H. Montoril, Pedro A. Morettin      Abstract       Paper      

Bootstrap variable selection for tobit and logistic regressions to predict left ventricular contractility after acute myocardial infarction with a new panel of microRNAs
Olivier Collignon, Yvan Devaux, Melanie Vausort, Gerry P. Mccann, Dominic Kelly, Leong L. Ng, Daniel R. Wagner, Iain B. Squire      Abstract      

Modelling clustered survival data with cured fraction
Angela Dela Paz Nalica, Iris Ivy M. Gauran, Erniel B. Barrios      Abstract       Paper      

Special coxian phase-type distributions discovered for modelling patient length of stay in hospital
Adele H. Marshall      Abstract      

Testing for unimodality in mortality trends
Maria Dolores Ugarte, Cristina Rueda, Ana F. Militino      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating relative potency based on multivariate risk/benefit assessment
Daniel Cruz Bonzo      Abstract       Paper      

Frequency analysis of heavy-tailed phenomena
Yuwei Zhao, Thomas Mikosch      Abstract       Paper      

Propensity score matching for multiple treatments comparison in observational studies
Yuan Liu, Dana Nickleach, Joseph Lipscomb      Abstract       Paper      

An adaptive estimation method for dimension reduction with application to functional response data
Heng-Hui Lue      Abstract      

Performance of robust estimators: Sampling, variables and dimensions
Elizabeth Reis, Maria Do Carmo Botelho      Abstract       Paper      

CPS109: Poster spotlight (9)

Estimates for the spatial locations of the indoor objects by radial distributions
Toshinari Kamakura, Kosuke Okusa      Abstract       Paper      

Automatic interaction detection for longitudinal data
Jacky Galpin      Abstract       Paper      

Visualization for areal data of suicide in Japan
Takafumi Kubota, Makoto Tomita, Fumio Ishioka, Hiroe Tsubaki      Abstract       Paper      

Data visualisation and its application in official statistics
Olivia Or      Abstract       Paper      

Efficiency of parametric bootstrap Kriging variance estimators
Elmanani Simamora, Subanar, Sri Haryatmi Kartiko      Abstract      

Modeling vague status by fuzzy logistic regression: Application in evaluating the effect of folic acid on child's appetite status
Mahshid Namdari, S. Mahmoud Taheri, Alireza Abadi, Mansour Rezaei, Naser Kalantari      Abstract       Paper      

Enhancing feature selection with feature maximization metric
Jean-Charles Lamirel      Abstract       Paper      

Functional genome wide association studies using sparse group Lasso
Qing Pan, Tatiyana Apanasovich      Abstract      

Extensions for DD-plot
Jang Dae-Heung      Abstract       Paper      

An extension of parallel coordinate plot for visualizing aggregated symbolic data
Yoshikazu Yamamoto, Junji Nakano      Abstract       Paper      

Cloud based self service analytics
Andrew Naish      Abstract       Paper      

Sample size formulas for non-inferiority clinical trials with time-to-event data
Han Dong, Chen Zheng      Abstract       Paper      

Age-specific disease network for the major disease in Korea
Lee Tae Rim, Hongseok Kim      Abstract      

CPS110: Poster spotlight (10)

Economic chromatography analysis method: Innovative theory and method of interdisciplinary research - Based on the reference of statistics to chemistry
Shibing You, Zhenghua Su, Lili Bao, Bi Wu      Abstract       Paper      

Mills ratios of skew-t distribution and their applications
Tingting Li, Yubo Zhang, Xin Liao      Abstract       Paper      

Study on the hierarchical difference among credit of rural household, fiscal expenditure and farmer's income in counties of China
Tao Wen, Xiaohua Wang, Dingxiang Wang, Yuyu Wang, Hongpan Yin      Abstract       Paper      

Bayesian sampling plans with interval censoring
Wanbo Lu, Tzong-Ru Tsai      Abstract       Paper      

Researches on methods of revising the historical data of city and county GDPs
Caifeng Su      Abstract       Paper      

The study on the application of scanner data in the compilation of price index
Yawen Liu      Abstract       Paper      

Matrix transformation technique based forecast modeling of input-output table
Cheng Wang, Huiwen Wang, Haitao Zheng, Haoyun Feng, Wen Long      Abstract       Paper      

A study of existing public opinion survey models used by statistic authority - Based on empirical statistic surveys by Beijing Xicheng District Government
Huanhui Xia, Qixing Guo, Kunpeng Li      Abstract       Paper      

Income inequality: Objective measurement and subjective evaluation - An empirical research based on microdata
Chao Cai, Li Li, Qi-Fa Xu      Abstract       Paper      

Studying on the trend of the ageing population of Lanzhou City and countermeasures
Wei Ma, Shengjing Yang      Abstract       Paper      

Measure on dependent structure of financial markets under international diversification with application to emerging markets of the BRIC
Lu Wang      Abstract       Paper      

Difference analysis of the accounting for accounting income and taxable income
Yun Gao      Abstract       Paper      

Comparative study on within-household sampling methods in household survey
Ping Lv      Abstract       Paper      

CPS111: Poster spotlight (11)

Research on theoretical innovation and implementation on modern enterprise's statistical functions in China
Yanming Wang, Zhonghui Wang, Jing Yuan      Abstract       Paper      

Crime and corruption: An international empirical study
Huaiyu Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

The differences of micro data and macro data used in statistical analysis: C-D production function
Wangyue Li, Ting Dai      Abstract       Paper      

The application of statistical methods in Chinese Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Fang Lin, Ya Fang      Abstract      

System dynamic models in the economic evaluation of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: A review of recent progress
Xiaobin Song, Ya Fang      Abstract      

An international comparative study on the degree of difficulty of primary school mathematics textbooks
Kong-Xiu Kuang, Nai-Qing Song, Qing-You Cai      Abstract       Paper      

On the true face of the economic statistics
Yu Zhu, Xiaoru Chen, Lei Wang      Abstract       Paper      

After higher education expansion the college wage premium is increased or decreased?
Xu Sun, Ji Luo      Abstract       Paper      

Multilevel models for network meta-analysis
Ning Li, Yaoguang Lao, Siu-Wai Leung      Abstract       Paper      

The grey system analysis of energy consumption structure change in Xinjiang in the context of low-carbon economy
Yue Wang, Han Ke      Abstract       Paper      

The comparison of sampling precision under the cost fixed condition
Zhiqiang Pang, Lixia Wang      Abstract       Paper      

A method for detecting outliers in survey data by ratio tests
Bangwen Cheng, Hongjin Yang, Linfen Shi, Yali Wang, Ji Xu      Abstract       Paper      

The research of intrinsic mechanism of economic development - Empirical analysis of Jiangsu economic development
Rongrong Zhou      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical methods applied in physics
Boyuan Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

Construction of evaluation model of equilibrium allocation of basic education resources in Chongqing
Yali Zhu, Naiqing Song      Abstract      

CPS201: Poster display Day 1

Specifying asymmetric STAR models with linear and nonlinear GARCH innovations: Monte Carlo approach
Olaoluwa Simon Yaya      Abstract       Paper      

The establishment of Chinese elderly men physique comprehensive evaluation model
Shuxiang Zhao      Abstract       Paper      

The economic impact of political instability: A case study of Côte d’Ivoire
Jean Stéphane Koffi      Abstract      

Urbanization and poverty reduction interventions: A case study of Kiandutu Slum, Kenya
Lucy Njeri Kiarie      Abstract       Paper      

The old people in Egypt, case study (Ismailia Governorate)
Mohamed Hassan Ahmed Talaat      Abstract       Paper      

Professional awards in statistics: Chipping away at gender disparities in the USA
Amanda L. Golbeck, Craig A. Molgaard      Abstract       Paper      

Evaluation of optimal linear discriminant function by 100 fold cross validation
Shuichi Shinmura      Abstract       Paper      

Return of higher education with the backdrop of wage convergence
Boya Lai      Abstract      

Socio-demographic factors associated with contraceptive use among young women in comparison with older women in Uganda
John Mushomi Atwebembeire, John Bosco Asiimwe, Patricia Ndugga      Abstract       Paper      

Economic growth, inequality and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of Cameroon and the Ivory Coast
Cyrille Guy Patrick Mepoui A Mpe      Abstract      

Operationalising financial inclusion index as a policy lever: Uttar Pradesh (in India) - A case study
Puneet Verma, Rabi N. Mishra, Sanket Bose      Abstract       Paper      

Côte d'Ivoire: Towards education for all in 2015? Analysis of indicators for the monitoring of Ivorian education system progress
Seke Kouassi de Syg      Abstract      

Joint modeling of longitudinal CD4 cell count and time-to-default from highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV/AIDS patients in Ethiopia: A comparison of separate and joint models
Yehenew Getachew Kifle, Awol Seid      Abstract       Paper      

Use of the area under a receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curve in medical research
Safia Awan      Abstract      

Using LQAS for baseline surveys and regular performance monitoring in health care
Gertrude Tracy Namutebi      Abstract       Paper      

Model-based clustering of time-course RNA-seq data
Man-Kee Maggie Chu, Wenqing He      Abstract       Paper      

Designs for the difference between two estimated responses in a trigonometric regression model
Shahariar Huda      Abstract      

Use 2D unstructured mesh finite volume method for simulating structural dynamics
Yong Zhao, Yao Cao, Xiaohui Su      Abstract      

A new method of detecting the power of misspecified link functions in logistic regression model
Shibru Temesgen Wakweya      Abstract      

Estimation of demographic statistics in the Cambodian Socio-Economic Survey (CSES) 2004-2011
Pen Socheat      Abstract       Paper      

Subjective Bayesian analysis of the elliptical model
Janet Van Niekerk, A. Bekker, M. Arashi, J.J.J. Roux      Abstract       Paper      

Small area estimation for the 2011 Population Census of Hong Kong
John Hon Kwan Lam      Abstract       Paper      

Sobol's sequence based method for fitting nonlinear mixed effects model: A comparative view
Rashedul Hoque, Mahbub A.H.M. Latif      Abstract       Paper      

The relationship between housing conditions and house owner's occupation - A study based on the correspondence analysis
Yuxin Jiao, Ping Jiang      Abstract       Paper      

Weight of health expenditures on household income in Cameroon
Joseph Parfait Owoundi      Abstract      

Semi-parametric Bayesian analysis of binary responses with a continuous covariate subject to non-random missingness
Carlos Daniel Paulino, Frederico Z. Poleto, Julio M. Singer, Geert Molenberghs      Abstract       Paper      

The factorial structure of the Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST) in Australia: An exploratory factor analysis
Petra Graham, Ayse Aysin Bilgin, Tamas Gantner      Abstract      

Probability of default in credit risk based on discrete trinomial structure
Di Asih I Maruddani, Dedi Rosadi, Gunardi, Abdurakhman      Abstract       Paper      

Study on probability of incidence of disease through point process modeling
Nurtiti Sunusis, Nurdin      Abstract       Paper      

Nonparametric inference for controlled branching processes with deterministic function
Ines Maria Del Puerto, Miguel González, Carmen Minuesa      Abstract       Paper      

Generalized p-values for comparing regression lines
Tsai-Yu Lin, Chi-Rong Li      Abstract       Paper      

Evaluation on the effect size of rare variants based on genome-wide association studies in WTCCC data
Shu-Hui Wen      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical data quality control study under the conditions of direct reporting for internal statistics package by network
Keqin Li      Abstract       Paper      

Assessing the trade and poverty nexus in the Philippines
Teresita Lubrico Cadiben, Mary Ann C. Magtulis, Ivan Cassidy F. Villena      Abstract       Paper      

Simple visualization techniques and statistical data analysis in prenatal diagnosis
Paula Barroso Rolha, Teresa Oliveira, Amílcar Oliveira, Avelino Rolha      Abstract       Paper      

Model-based methods for missing data in surveys with post-stratification information
Sahar Zohouri Zangeneh, Roderick J.A. Little      Abstract       Paper      

A robust uncertainty treatment with bias correction in model calibration for better predictability
Quanxi Shao, John A. Taylor      Abstract      

CPS202: Poster display Day 2

On the estimation of a scaled Weibull distribution of rainfall data of south west Nigeria
Taofik Oyedele Dauda, Nurain A. Akintoye, Adewale O. Adetayo      Abstract      

A historical note on the Harvard College Observatory Announcement Cards: Elizabeth L. Scott at the intersection of statistics and astronomy
Dan G. Molgaard, Amanda L. Golbeck      Abstract       Paper      

Using the cross sectional survey design to determine knowledge levels in ways of preventing HIV, rejecting major misconceptions and the correct steps on condom use in Uganda
Annet Namunane, Grace Nekesa      Abstract      

Demographic and socio-economic predictors of awareness about condom use in four regions of Ethiopia
Yonas Kassa Kerago      Abstract       Paper      

Academic history and disciplinary development of Chinese statistics of education
Celi Liang      Abstract       Paper      

HIV risk behaviours among teachers in Uganda
Lillian Ayebale, Lynn Atuyambe, William Bazeyo, Erasmus Otolok Tanga      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating the resilience of crops to climate change using agricultural statistics
Dramane Bako      Abstract      

The shortcut of diagnosis and correction of heteroscedastic model studies based on the software of Eviews
Ting Shan Song, Siliang Guo      Abstract       Paper      

Attitude towards abortion and contraception in Nigerian academic institutions
Samuel Oluwaseun Adeyemo, F.N. Nwobi      Abstract      

Survival analysis of loan repayment rate of customers of Hawassa District Commercial Bank
Cheru Atsmegiorgis Kitabo      Abstract       Paper      

Assessing awareness of organizations about millennium development goals and the role of statistics in them: The case of eastern Hararghe, Oromiya, Ethiopia
Abdi Mohammed Musse, Adem K. Geleto      Abstract       Paper      

Underlying determinants of stunting among under-5 children in Ugandan cattle corridors
Gilbert Habaasa      Abstract       Paper      

Infant morbidity assessment in South Africa
Evidence Simbarashe Matangi      Abstract       Paper      

Research on inclination of migrant workers for urbanization in China from 1989 to 2010
Yixiang Huang, Xiaoyang Li, Yunlei Peng, Turki Ghassan      Abstract       Paper      

Factors associated with increasing number of street children in Kampala
Kevin Adikini      Abstract       Paper      

A new family of quantiles estimators with P-auxiliary information in successive sampling
Hulya Cingi, Nursel Koyuncu      Abstract       Paper      

Correlates of sanitation coverage among rural households in southern Ethiopia
Alehegn Worku Engdaw      Abstract      

Assessing factors affecting breast feeding status among children aged below five years in western Uganda
Jonan Natamba      Abstract       Paper      

Electricity consumption and GDP growth in Hong Kong
Wai Lok Chan, Wai Hung Fan, Lam Li      Abstract       Paper      

Willingness-to-pay for improved sanitation among rural communities in Kabarole district
Agaba Francis      Abstract       Paper      

Modification of CHF and BIC coefficients for evaluation of clustering with mixed type variables
Tomas Löster, Tomas Pavelka      Abstract       Paper      

Challenges of improving the statistical literacy and skills in Sri Lanka: Small country experiences
Thenuwara Archachige Dharmaratne      Abstract       Paper      

Regional disparities of unemployment rates in regions of Slovakia and Czech Republic
Silvia Megyesiová, Vanda Lieskovská      Abstract       Paper      

Use of spatial analysis for woman participation in labor market
Reem Ismail Elsybaey, Mahmoud Mohamed Elsarawy      Abstract       Paper      

Best practices in user participation: Recent experiences at the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics
Andrea Diniz Da Silva, Elizabeth Belo Hypolito, Flavio Pinto Bolliger      Abstract       Paper      

Quality of midwifery care provided in Soroti district, Uganda
Resty Nansubuga      Abstract       Paper      

A class of multivariate extreme value distributions with heterogeneous margins
Salvatore Bologna      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical power analysis for construct validity
Wei Chen, Jingfu Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

Determinants of utilization of antenatal care offered by health professionals in sub-Saharan Africa. A case study of central Uganda
Farouk Ssekisaka      Abstract       Paper      

Testing methods of mean difference for longitudinal data based on stationary bootstrap
Hirohito Sakurai, Masaaki Taguri      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical analysis of patient's satisfaction with hospital services: A case study at Shashmene and Hawassa University Referral Hospitals, Ethiopia
Tariku Tesfaye Haile      Abstract       Paper      

Predicting rainfall and drought at least a year in advance in Zimbabwe using climatic determinants (Darwin and Southern Oscillation Indices)
Delson Chikobvu, Retius Chifurira      Abstract       Paper      

Documentation metatadata of household survey based on DII and DCMI standards (the experience of CAPMAS in this field)
Waleed Abdelkhalik Mohammed Abfdan/Ameen      Abstract       Paper      

Performance bounds for the distribution-generated universal portfolio
Choon Peng Tan      Abstract       Paper      

Statistics education exploration in elementary education of mathematics
Yangkai Zhang      Abstract      

Completion of a full course of primary schooling among all children everywhere by 2015: A case of sub-Saharan Africa
Robert Wamala      Abstract       Paper      

On modeling and estimation of response probabilities when missing data are not missing at random
Michail Sverchkov      Abstract       Paper      

Determining the number of clusters in a data set via repeated data clustering into two clusters
Jerzy Korzeniewski      Abstract      

Outlier robust block bootstrap fitting of linear mixed models
Payam Mokhtarian      Abstract       Paper      

Fractal geometry of a dendrogram
Francisco Casanova-Del-Angel      Abstract       Paper      

Generalizations of Tukey distributions
Czeslaw Domanski, Katarzyna Bolonek-Laso?      Abstract       Paper      

Estimation of dimension based on certain information criterion in correspondence analysis
Toru Ogura, Yasunori Fujikoshi      Abstract       Paper      

Evaluation of hotspot detection method based on echelon structure
Fumio Ishioka, Koji Kurihara      Abstract       Paper      

The decomposition income inequality according to Fields method and the Shapley value approach
Rosalba Manna, Regoli Andrea      Abstract      

Synchronized rebasing of price indices in the Philippines
Madeline Dumaua Cabauatan, Eleanore V. Ramos      Abstract       Paper      

CPS203: Poster display Day 3

Investigation and statistics on status quo of China's selective schools: A perspective from empirical study
Li Tan, Qinqiong Zhang      Abstract      

Management and utilization of health management information system in Busia district, Uganda
Irene Nakazzi      Abstract      

The contribution of microfinance institutions to poverty eradication in Uganda
Alex Ronald Kagumba, Kateregga Emile      Abstract      

Civil registration and vital statistics system in Egypt challenges and opportunities
Mohamed Galal Eldean Embaby      Abstract       Paper      

People with disabilities: Some analyzes of the results of the 2010 Population Census and new challenges
Paulo Meira Oliveira      Abstract       Paper      

Intergenerational differences in current contraceptive use among currently married women in Uganda
Sarah Mukisa Wablembo      Abstract      

Technical conversion factors for agricultural statistics: Sank into oblivion? The case of Tanzania livestock statistics
Longin Nsiima, Ugo Pica-Ciamarra, Derek Baker, Gabriel Simbila      Abstract       Paper      

Measuring trade in value added for China based on the firm-level data
Jinmei Ge, Minxue Gao      Abstract       Paper      

An statistical investigation of professional identity of medical students
Hongwei Ruan      Abstract      

Mean value formulae of one-dimensional stationary line-segment processes
Albert K.L. Tsang      Abstract       Paper      

Spatial analysis of South African crime data
Elsabe Smit      Abstract       Paper      

Spatial variations in under-five mortality in South Africa
Sulaiman Salau      Abstract       Paper      

Development of drinking water and sanitation facilities in Cambodia since 2000 observed in the Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey (CSES)
Mao Po      Abstract       Paper      

Acceleration and re-start of the alternating least squares algorithm for non-linear principal components analysis
Masahiro Kuroda, Yuichi Mori, Masaya Iizuka, Michio Sakakihara      Abstract       Paper      

The determinants of time-related underemployment in South Africa
Nelson Inocent Mathebula      Abstract       Paper      

Dynamics of development in rural communities
Genelyn Ma Ferry Sarte, Erniel B. Barrios      Abstract       Paper      

Preferences in areas of professional performance of young students of statistics close to graduating from the Central University of Venezuela
Karen Elizabeth Tizado, Jhoner L.V. Perdomo      Abstract       Paper      

The prediction of teacher's demand in the primary and high schools in Chongqing
Li Wang, Shaowei Li      Abstract      

Proposal for evaluation of money laundering and terrorist financing country risk in Latin America
Jhoner Luis Perdomo, Karen E. Tizado V., Guillermo G. Lara      Abstract       Paper      

Use of the method of L-moments of parameter estimation on economic data
Diana Bilkova      Abstract      

Rationality testing of the weights of universities ranking
Yun Zhuang, Pingsheng Dai      Abstract      

Length frequency analysis: Maximum likelihood estimation of finite mixture model via EM algorithm and Bayesian approach
Tony Sai-Ho Chung      Abstract       Paper      

Bayesian regression analysis of correlates of modern contraceptive method usage: A case study in Hawassa City, Ethiopia
Habtamu Kiros Gebreselassie      Abstract       Paper      

The business demography of sole proprietorships in Japan
Mikio Suga, Hiromi Mori, Tamaki Miyauchi, Kozo Miyagawa      Abstract       Paper      

Asymptotic properties of some estimators for income inequality measures - A simulation study
Alina Jedrzejczak      Abstract       Paper      

Forecasting of short term electricity load demand in Cameroon using semi parametric model
Ngamou Tchuana William      Abstract       Paper      

Test dimensionality assessment: A general approach based on the use of complementary statistical methods
Thierry Rocher, Aurélie Nardy, Maryse Bianco, Pascal Bressoux      Abstract      

Diagnostic and treatment for linear mixed models
Julio M. Singer, Francisco M.M. Rocha, Juvêncio S. Nobre      Abstract       Paper      

Welfare indicators calculated with multiple correspondence techniques from IV the National Survey on Family Budgets of Venezuela 2008-2009
José Antonio Ruette, María Eugenia García Fernández      Abstract      

Study of latent classes with welfare indicators obtained from the IV National Survey of Family Budgets 2008-2009 in Venezuela
María Eugenia García, Johana Rosaly Valera Puche      Abstract      

A predictive ability based model selection method
Evdokia Xekalaki, Stavros Degiannakis      Abstract      

XKOS: An SKOS extension for statistical classifications
Wendy Thomas, Franck Cotton, Richard Cyganiak, R.T.A.M. Grim, Daniel W. Gillman      Abstract       Paper      

Sample design for impact evaluation of welfare programs: The Yemen case
Cristiano Ferraz, Marcel de Toledo Vieira      Abstract       Paper      

Variable selection based on certain information criterion in correspondence analysis
Takakazu Sugiyama, T. Ogura, T. Kan, Y. Fujikoshi      Abstract      

Perturbation analysis for similarity based on entropy in a linear subspace method
Kuniyoshi Hayashi, Fumio Ishioka, Hiroshi Suito, Koji Kurihara      Abstract       Paper      

Imputation of income data with generalized calibration procedure and GB2 law: Illustration with SILC data
Eric Andre Graf, Yves Tillé      Abstract       Paper      

The reporting of HIV/AIDS deaths in South Africa
Gomolemo Teo      Abstract      

Association rule generation and mining approach to concept space for collective documents
Ken Nittono      Abstract       Paper      

Factors associated with high risk sexual behaviors among youth In Rwanda: A behavioral surveillance survey
Muhammed Semakula      Abstract       Paper      

To what extent does age at first marriage influence the vulnerability of young women in regards to reproductive health issues
Vivienne Musabe Najjemba, Richard Musabe, Viola Nampeera      Abstract      

Is there a correlation between the increasing mean age of women at childbirth and the declining total fertility rates?
Vanda Lieskovská, Silvia Megyesiová      Abstract       Paper      

Elementary school teacher's comprehension of graphical representations of data
Ioannis Michalis, Evanthis Chatzivasileiou      Abstract       Paper      

Statistica Nova - Theory and software of statistical functions mobiles
Ionel Dorofte, Ionelia Iftimie      Abstract       Paper      

Factors which affect the pass rates in South African schools and in Africa
Themba Mhlebi      Abstract       Paper      

Use of Çinlar Velocity Fields as a subgrid model
Rukiye Kara, Mine Ça?lar      Abstract       Paper      

First all-Ukrainian statistical Olympiad: Organization and results
Yakiv Yakovich Karchev, Volodimir L. Karpov      Abstract      

Electricity consumption nexus economic growth: A bounds test approach
Gildas Mahena Anago      Abstract       Paper      

Graphical determination of groups and outliers in distance-based cluster analysis
Luis F. Rivera-Galicia      Abstract       Paper      

Simultaneous fuzzy clustering with multiple correspondence analysis
Masaki Mitsuhiro, Hiroshi Yadohisa      Abstract       Paper      

Regression with autocorrelated errors using design-adapted Haar Wavelets
Elisete Conceicao Quintaneiro Aubin, Rogério F. Porto, Pedro A. Morettin      Abstract      

Multivariate analysis of exogenous variables for blood donation system in some European countries - Logistics approach
Sebastian Twaróg, Gra?yna Trzpiot, Anna Ojrzy?ska, Jacek Szo?tysek      Abstract       Paper      

CPS204: Poster display Day 4

The demolition rate of residential buildings in Iran
Banafsheh Najafi      Abstract       Paper      

Application of generalized linear mixed models to study the surface activity of scorpions
Fernando Casanoves, Mónica F. Nime, Raúl E. Macchiavelli, Camilo I. Mattoni      Abstract      

Spatial aspects of community well-being. Analyzing contextual and individual sources of variation using multilevel modeling
Wlodzimierz Okrasa      Abstract      

Life-styles: Relationship with the buying behavior and consumption of individuals
Liliana Carmen Severino      Abstract       Paper      

Modelling and analysis of forest fire data in Portugal
Giovani Loiola Da Silva, Maria Inês Dias      Abstract       Paper      

Fertility differentials by level of educational attainment in the context of economic crisis and tempo effects in Korea
Eunkoo Lee      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical challenges in modern economics
Wei Luo, Yonghong Zhou      Abstract       Paper      

Use of item response theory in the mathematic test
Shaowei Li, Li Wang      Abstract      

Modeling the distribution of intensity and duration of rainfall data with a polynomial copula
Ronald Robert Van Nooijen, Emna Gargouri-Ellouze, Alla G. Kolechkina      Abstract      

Food statistics of Sri Lanka: Issues in a market economy
Wijitapure Wimalaratana      Abstract       Paper      

Investigating outliers detection methods for the Iranian manufacturing establishment survey data
Zahra Rezaei Ghahroodi, Taban Baghfalaki, Mojtaba Ganjali      Abstract       Paper      

Innovation and productivity in Chinese firms: A micro study of four manufacturing sectors
Feng Zhen      Abstract       Paper      

Mapping the prevalence of non-communicable disease in Ghana: 2003-2007
Henry Tagoe      Abstract      

The effect of business demography on index numbers calculation
Roberto Gismondi      Abstract       Paper      

Stages of statistical strategy in mobility household surveys. Challenges addressed
Maria Florencia Alvarez Picco, Alicia María Picco, Clyde Charre      Abstract       Paper      

The new face of HIV/AIDS: What new information needs to be given to the young people
Viola Nampeera, Vivienne Najjemba, N. Miiro Flavia, Richard Musabe      Abstract      

Search for the best operating conditions of a soft drink bottling process through optimum designs of experiments
Marta Ruggieri, Lucía Noelia Hernández, José A. Pagura, Cristina R. Puigsubirá      Abstract       Paper      

Accounting for spatially varying directional effects in spatial covariance structures
Joaquim Henriques Vianna Neto, Alexandra M. Schmidt, Peter Guttorp      Abstract       Paper      

Manufacturing sector, natural resources and economic growth in Africa
Marc Luc Akplogan      Abstract       Paper      

Trans-border non-institutional economic activities: Multilevel assessment of their impact on community well-being - Case of Poland and neighboring countries
Pawel Markocki, Wlodzimierz Okrasa, Marek Cierpial-Wolan      Abstract       Paper      

Dynamic study of rural poverty in Senegal
Lao Guy Kenao      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating the efficiency of innovation in banking industry
Irina Yakivna Karcheva, Anna T. Karcheva      Abstract      

Measuring perceptions of diarrhoeal disease risk in a climate sensitive environment
Mumuni Abu      Abstract      

Compare the evaluating methods of variance of estimate on complex two-phase sampling with different sampling units on each phase
Young Jin, Sang Eun Lee, Key Il Shin      Abstract       Paper      

Developing the innovative ability of the youth by reforming statistical teaching methods
Yan Shi Luo      Abstract      

The comparative analysis of competitiveness of human resources of 59 countries and regions based on IMD data
Rufei Zhang, Lijun Liu      Abstract       Paper      

Fund flows in Hong Kong: A balance of payment's perspective
Wing Hung, Ricky Choi      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis of the behavioral mechanisms with structural equation model: Based on experimental study of student's exercise behavior in junior high school
Daoling Fu      Abstract      

Statistical methods in assessment of the European structural funds impact on standard of living in Poland - Regional approach
Kamil Kruszy?ski, Waclawa Starzynska      Abstract      

Comparisons between Cigarette Smoking and Alcoholic Drinking Behavior Survey and Global Adult Tobacco Survey in Thailand
Jason Hsia, Hataichanok Puckcharern      Abstract       Paper      

Evaluation of the effect of outliers on the GFI quality adjustment index in structural equation models and proposal of alternative quality indices
Lucia Pereira Barroso, Marcelo Angelo Cirillo      Abstract       Paper      

A clustering-based test for non-additivity in an unreplicated two-way layout
Waqas Ahmed Malik, Jens Möhring, Hans-Peter Piepho      Abstract      

Approximate Bayesian computation for model choice
Anthony Nicholas Pettitt, Christopher C. Drovandi, Xing Ju Lee      Abstract      

Constraints and restraints in analysis and design of experiments with the roles defined algebraically in detail
Tadao Shibayama      Abstract       Paper      

Automated outlier detection in singular spectrum analysis
Jacques de Klerk      Abstract       Paper      

Comparative health-education output and economic growth in Nigeria
Timothy Olabisi Olatayo, Moses C. Ekperiware      Abstract       Paper      

Identifying the differentially expressed genes with RNA-Seq data
Huey-Miin Hsueh, Hung-Ting Lu      Abstract       Paper      

Statistical disclosure risk assessment in remote analysis systems
Bronwyn Loong, Christine M. O'Keefe      Abstract      

Competing risks survival analysis with recurrent events
Carlos Miguel Martinez      Abstract       Paper      

Maximum likelihood estimation for mixtures of skew Student-t-normal distributions through practical EM-type algorithms
Tsung-I Lin      Abstract      

Death won't wait: Cancer deaths around birthdays and religious holidays
Holger Leerhoff, Ulrike Rockmann      Abstract       Paper      

Inference for multivariate T linear mixed models with damped exponential correlation errors
Wan-Lun Wang      Abstract      

Asymptotic variance of sample vector variance of standardized variables
Erna Tri Herdiani, Maman A. Djauhari, Saleh A. F., Annisa, Nasrah Sirajang      Abstract       Paper      

Towards better statistics on well-being and societal progress - The European framework for measuring progress
Marina Signore, Donatella Fazio      Abstract       Paper      

Additive hazard model with additive frailty for semi-competing risks data
Jinheum Kim, Youn Nam Kim, Chung Mo Nam, Yang-Jin Kim      Abstract       Paper      

Nonparametric tilted density function estimators
Hassan Doosti, Peter Hall      Abstract      

Bayesian estimation of the spatial variation of the completeness magnitude for the Venezuelan seismic catalogue
Raquel Vasquez, Lelys Bravo de Guenni      Abstract       Paper      

Correlation between seismic events and active faults in Venezuela
Carolina Granado, Raquel Vasquez      Abstract      

CPS205: Poster display Day 5

Are there working children and child labour in Uganda when it's a signatory to the UN convention and having universal primary education?
Dorothy Mubuuke, Yovani A.M. Lubaale      Abstract       Paper      

Distributional impact of agricultural technology adoption on rice farmers’ expenditure: Case of Nerica in Benin
Didier Alia, Aliou Diagne      Abstract       Paper      

Multivariate analysis of life-long learning in European countries
Ksenija Dumicic      Abstract       Paper      

The analysis of the international competitiveness of China's new energy industry
Dezhi Liu, Rufei Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

An analysis on the creativity of university students view of environmental factors
Lijun Liu, Rufei Zhang      Abstract       Paper      

Application of system dynamics model in control of over-increasing medical care expenditure
Yanbing Zeng, Ya Fang      Abstract      

Towards a usable set of leading indicators for Hong Kong
Wai Yip William Chow      Abstract       Paper      

The power of tail independence tests in extreme value models. An application for stock exchange markets
Justyna Majewska, Gra?yna Trzpiot      Abstract       Paper      

Calibration of expansion factors in a multilevel sampling survey
Maria Angelica Ferrandi, Nora Daruich, Sabrina Balbi, Juliana Merello      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis of recurrent infections in Danish children diagnosed with cancer
Luise Cederkvist Kristiansen, Jeanette F. Winther, Kirsten Frederiksen, Jørgen H. Olsen, Klaus K. Andersen      Abstract      

Measuring and monitoring balance of response set
Imbi Traat, Nora Roosileht      Abstract       Paper      

Inferential tests and modelling of functional trait convergence along environmental gradients
Chaitanya Joshi, Paul T. Brown, Daniel C. Laughlin      Abstract       Paper      

Intestinal parasite infection amongst preschool-age children in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A multilevel analysis
Ngianga Ii Kandala, Ho Ming Yuen      Abstract       Paper      

Happiness, ideal happiness, and reference point
Yoshiaki Takahashi      Abstract      

Calculation and estimation of the variance effective population size when age class sizes fluctuate
Fredrik Olsson, Ola Hössjer      Abstract      

Multilevel logistic modelling: Issues when working with large datasets
Scott Harris, Edith Man Ying Cheng      Abstract       Paper      

Semiparametric regression analysis of free air CO2 enrichment
Dongwen Luo, P.C.D. Newton, K.R. Tate      Abstract      

Some statistical quantities of random walk simulation on the prime numbers with the twin, cousin and sexy prime numbers
Ryuichi Sawae, Yoshiyuki Mori, Daisuke Ishii      Abstract      

L-moments based on two-step regression quantiles
Jan Picek      Abstract      

Recommendations for master's degree programs in statistics and biostatistics
A. John Bailer, Roger Hoerl, David Madigan, Jill Montaquila, Tommy Wright      Abstract       Paper      

The undeclared value added due to the value added tax evasion of sole proprietors
Ildiko Ritzlne Kazimir      Abstract       Paper      

Modeling currency crises in Nigeria: An Application of logit model
Samson Babatunde Omotosho      Abstract       Paper      

International merchandise trade statistics - Is there a need for paradigmatic shift?
Akos Gerencser      Abstract       Paper      

Youth of South Africa: Comparing those in education, training and employment with those who are socially excluded
Reratile Mathibe, Michael Medupi, Ros Hirschowitz      Abstract       Paper      

Quality assurance in the Portuguese Census 2011: The alert indicators system
Alvaro Augusto Rosa, Elizabeth Reis, Paula Vicente      Abstract      

The interest of society - The responsibility of statisticians
Tamas Varsanyi      Abstract      

Hypothesis testing in multilevel models with block-invariant covariance matrices
Yuli Liang, Tatjana Von Rosen, Dietrich Von Rosen      Abstract      

Local influence in two-treatment balanced cross-over designs
Chengcheng Hao, Dietrich Von Rosen, Tatjana Von Rosen      Abstract      

Access to official statistical micro data at the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia and cooperation with the Slovenian Social Science Data Archives
Irena Imperl Krizman      Abstract       Paper      

What causes hunger in the Philippines?
Eleanore Villarias Ramos      Abstract       Paper      

Analysis of measurement error models using parametric fractional imputation
Emily J. Berg, Jae-Kwang Kim      Abstract      

The marginal and joint influence in nonlinear regression
Karin Stål      Abstract      

Modeling covariate-contingent correlation and tail-dependence with copulas
Feng Li      Abstract      

Bayesian versus frequentist estimators for a non-linear mixed effects model : Application to a population pharmacokinetic model
Wilfried Noudehouenou Bonou, Philippe Lambert, Astrid Jullion, Marion Bouillon-Pichault, Bruno Boulanger      Abstract      

On the estimation of parameters of variograms of spatial stationary isotropic random processes
Sourav Das, Tata Subba Rao, Georgi N. Boshnakov      Abstract       Paper      

Estimating the parameters of multiple chirp signals
Ananya Lahiri, Debasis Kundu, Amit Mitra      Abstract       Paper      

Air passenger forecasting by using a hybrid seasonal decomposition and least squares support vector regression approach
Gang Xie, Shouyang Wang, Kin Keung Lai      Abstract       Paper      

Beyond balanced incomplete block designs: Addressing challenges, connections, applications and R
T.A. Oliveira, A. Oliveira, H. Correia      Abstract       Paper      

The influence of ratios and combined ratios on the distribution of the product of two independent Gaussian random variables
Amilcar Oliveira, Teresa A. Oliveira, José A. Seijas-Macias      Abstract       Paper      

Regional initiative to improve population and social statistics in Asia and the Pacific
Gemma Van Halderen, Sairi Hasbullah      Abstract      

Statistical modelling of the survival of HIV/AIDS patients and identification of early mortality changepoints after initiation of art: A case study at Hawassa University Referral Hospital
Denekew Bitew      Abstract