Torelli, Nicola

Advances in Theoretical and Applied Statistics

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Table of contents

Part I. Statistical Theory

1. Default Priors Based on Pseudo-Likelihoods for the Poisson-GPD Model
Stefano Cabras

2. Robustness, Dispersion, and Local Functions in Data Depth
Mario Romanazzi, Claudio Agostinelli

3. New Distribution-Free Plotting Position Through an Approximation to the Beta Median
Pasquale Erto, Antonio Lepore

4. On Gaussian Compound Poisson Type Limiting Likelihood Ratio Process
Sergueï Dachian, Ilia Negri

5. Archetypal Symbolic Objects
M. R. D’Esposito, F. Palumbo, G. Ragozini

6. Lorenz Zonoids and Dependence Measures: A Proposal
Emanuela Raffinetti, Paolo Giudici

7. Algebraic Generation of Orthogonal Fractional Factorial Designs
Roberto Fontana, Giovanni Pistone

Part II. Methods for Time Series, Spatial and Functional Data

8. A Functional Spatio-Temporal Model for Geometric Shape Analysis
Lara Fontanella, Luigi Ippoliti, Pasquale Valentini

9. Vector Threshold Moving Average Models: Model Specification and Invertibility
Marcella Niglio, Cosimo Damiano Vitale

10. A Regionalization Method for Spatial Functional Data Based on Variogram Models: An Application on Environmental Data
Elvira Romano, Antonio Balzanella, Rosanna Verde

11. Spectral Decomposition of the AR Metric
Maria Iannario, Domenico Piccolo

12. Nonlinear Nonstationary Model Building by Genetic Algorithms
Francesco Battaglia, Mattheos K. Protopapas

13. Using the Autodependogram in Model Diagnostic Checking
Luca Bagnato, Antonio Punzo

Part III. Statistical Modelling and Data Analysis

14. Refined Estimation of a Light Tail: An Application to Environmental Data
M. Ivette Gomes, Lígia Henriques-Rodrigues, Frederico Caeiro

15. Model-Based Classification of Clustered Binary Data with Non-ignorable Missing Values
Francesco Lagona

16. A Model for Correlated Paired Comparison Data
Manuela Cattelan, Cristiano Varin

17. Closed Skew Normal Stochastic Frontier Models for Panel Data
Roberto Colombi

18. How Far Can Man Go?
Isabel Fraga Alves, Laurens Haan, Cláudia Neves

19. Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and Time-to-Event Data: Challenges and Future Directions
Dimitris Rizopoulos

20. A Class of Linear Regression Models for Imprecise Random Elements
Renato Coppi, Maria Brigida Ferraro, Paolo Giordani

21. A Model-Based Dimension Reduction Approach to Classification of Gene Expression Data
Luca Scrucca, Avner Bar-Hen

22. Exploiting Multivariate Outcomes in Bayesian Inference for Causal Effects with Noncompliance
Alessandra Mattei, Fabrizia Mealli, Barbara Pacini

23. Fuzzy Composite Indicators: An Application for Measuring Customer Satisfaction
Sergio Zani, Maria Adele Milioli, Isabella Morlini

Part IV. Survey Methodology and Official Statistics

24. Symmetric Association Measures in Effect-Control Sampling
Riccardo Borgoni, Donata Marasini, Piero Quatto

25. Spatial Misalignment Models for Small Area Estimation: A Simulation Study
Matilde Trevisani, Alan Gelfand

26. Scrambled Response Models Based on Auxiliary Variables
Pier Francesco Perri, Giancarlo Diana

27. Using Auxiliary Information and Nonparametric Methods in Weighting Adjustments
Emilia Rocco

28. Open Source Integer Linear Programming Solvers for Error Localization in Numerical Data
Gianpiero Bianchi, Renato Bruni, Alessandra Reale

29. Integrating Business Surveys
Maria Caterina Bramati

Part V. Social Statistics and Demography

30. A Measure of Poverty Based on the Rasch Model
Maria Cristiana Martini, Cristiano Vanin

31. Chronic Poverty in European Mediterranean Countries
Daria Mendola, Annalisa Busetta

32. Do Union Formation and Childbearing Improve Subjective Well-being? An Application of Propensity Score Matching to a Bulgarian Panel
Emiliano Sironi, Francesco C. Billari

33. Health and Functional Status in Elderly Patients Living in Residential Facilities in Italy
Giulia Cavrini, Claudia Di Priamo, Lorella Sicuro, Alessandra Battisti, Alessandro Solipaca, Giovanni Girolamo

34. Dementia in the Elderly: Health Consequences on Household Members
V. Egidi, M. A. Salvatore, L. Gargiulo, L. Iannucci, G. Sebastiani, A. Tinto

35. Asset Ownership of the Elderly Across Europe: A Multilevel Latent Class Analysis to Segment Countries and Households
Omar Paccagnella, Roberta Varriale

36. The Longevity Pattern in Emilia Romagna, Italy: A Spatio-temporal Analysis
Giulia Roli, Rossella Miglio, Rosella Rettaroli, Alessandra Samoggia

37. Material Deprivation and Incidence of Lung Cancer: A Census Block Analysis
Laura Grisotto, Dolores Catelan, Annibale Biggeri

38. Mining Administrative Health Databases for Epidemiological Purposes: A Case Study on Acute Myocardial Infarctions Diagnoses
Francesca Ieva, Anna Maria Paganoni, Piercesare Secchi

Part VI. Economic Statistics and Econometrics

39. Fractional Integration Models for Italian Electricity Zonal Prices
Angelica Gianfreda, Luigi Grossi

40. A Generalized Composite Index Based on the Non-Substitutability of Individual Indicators
Matteo Mazziotta, Adriano Pareto

41. Evaluating the Efficiency of the Italian University Educational Processes through Frontier Production Methods
Luigi Biggeri, Tiziana Laureti, Luca Secondi

42. Modeling and Forecasting Realized Range Volatility
Massimiliano Caporin, Gabriel G. Velo

43. Clusters and Equivalence Scales
Gustavo Santis, Mauro Maltagliati

44. The Determinants of Income Dynamics
Gustavo Santis, Giambattista Salinari

45. Benchmarking and Movement Preservation: Evidences from Real-Life and Simulated Series
Tommaso Di Fonzo, Marco Marini

46. Cumulation of Poverty Measures to Meet New Policy Needs
Vijay Verma, Francesca Gagliardi, Caterina Ferretti

47. Long Memory in Integrated and Realized Variance
Eduardo Rossi, Paolo Santucci Magistris

Keywords: Statistics, Statistical Theory and Methods, Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance, Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences, Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and Law, Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Sciences

Publication year
Studies in Theoretical and Applied Statistics
Page amount
19 pages
Natural Sciences

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