Recent Developments in Modeling and Applications in Statistics

ISBN: 978-3-642-32418-5 (Print) 978-3-642-32419-2 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Sampling and Modeling

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      Pages 1-1

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      Using Latent Variables in Model Based Clustering: An E-Government Application

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      Pages 13-20

      Cross-Lagged Structural Equation Models vs Latent Growth Curve Models:A Study of Material Deprivation in Portugal with ICOR

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      Pages 21-29

      A Finite Mixture Approach to Uncover the Heterogeneity in the Relationship Between Visit Motivation and Activity Preferences

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      Pages 31-38

      An Application of Structural Equation Modeling of Test Dispositional Optimism as Mediator or Moderator in Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Disease

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      Pages 39-46

      Longitudinal Modeling of Job Satisfaction Using Portuguese Data from the European Community Household Panel

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      Pages 47-57

      Estimation of Underrepresented Strata in Preelection Polls: A Comparative Study

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      Pages 59-68

      Medication and Polymedication in Portugal

  3. Estimation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-80

      Improved Shape Parameter Estimation in a Discrete Weibull Model

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      Pages 81-88

      DPOT Methodology: An Application to Value-at-Risk

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      Pages 89-96

      Estimation of the Extremal Index Function in Case of Asymptotically Independent Markov Chains and Its Application to Stock Market Indices

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      Pages 97-105

      Generated Covariates in Nonparametric Estimation: A Short Review

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      Pages 107-113

      A Generator of Heavy-Tailed Search Trees

  4. Extremes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-125

      Adaptive PORT-MVRB Estimation of the Extreme Value Index

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      Pages 127-137

      A Note on the Port Methodology in the Estimation of a Shape Second-Order Parameter

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      Pages 139-147

      A Class of Semi-parametric Probability Weighted Moment Estimators

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      Pages 149-156

      Third Order Conditions and Max-semistability

  5. Testing statistical hypothesis

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      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-167

      Generalized p Values and Random p Values When the Alternative to Uniformity Is a Mixture of a Beta(1,2) and Uniform

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      Pages 169-177

      The Block-Matrix Sphericity Test: Exact and Near-Exact Distributions for the Test Statistic

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      Pages 179-189

      Extensions of Dorfman’s Theory

  6. Models with Stochastic Differential Equations

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      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-201

      Prediction for Individual Growth in a Random Environment

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