Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Statistics - Statistical Theory and Methods | Advances in Regression, Survival Analysis, Extreme Values, Markov Processes and Other Statistical Applications

Advances in Regression, Survival Analysis, Extreme Values, Markov Processes and Other Statistical Applications

Lita da Silva, J., Caeiro, F., Natario, I., Braumann, C. (Eds.)

2013, XVII, 471 p. 92 illus., 13 illus. in color.

Available Formats:

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.


(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-642-34904-1

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF and EPUB

download immediately after purchase

learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items


Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.


(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-642-34903-4

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days

add to marked items

  • A broad scope of theoretical, methodological as well as application-oriented articles in domains such as:
  • Linear Models and Regression
  • Survival Analysis
  • Extreme Value Theory
  • Statistics of Diffusions, Markov Processes and other Statistical Applications

This volume of the Selected Papers from Portugal is a product of the Seventeenth Congress of the Portuguese Statistical Society, held at the beautiful resort seaside city of Sesimbra, Portugal, from September 30 to October 3, 2009. It covers a broad scope of theoretical, methodological as well as application-oriented articles in domains such as: Linear Models and Regression, Survival Analysis, Extreme Value Theory, Statistics of Diffusions, Markov Processes and other Statistical Applications.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Probability Theory - Statistical Inference - Statistical Modeling - Stochastic Processes - Testing Statistical Hypothesis

Related subjects » Statistical Theory and Methods

Table of contents 

Part I Invited Sessions: Youden Square with Split Units (Stanisław Franciszek Mejza and Shinji Kuriki).- Likelihood and PLS Estimators for Structural Equation Modeling: an Assessment of Sample Size, Skewness and Model Misspecification Effects (Manuel J. Vilares and Pedro S. Coelho).- Part II Communications: A Parametric Cure Model with Covariates (Ana M. Abreu and Cristina S. Rocha).- Survival Analysis Applied to the Study of Time from Diagnosis of HIV-1 Infection to AIDS in Portugal (Marta Alves, Cristina S. Rocha and Maria Teresa Paixão).- A new Independence Test for VaR Violations (P. Araújo Santos and M. I. Fraga Alves).- Discrimination Between Parametric Survival Models for Removal Times of Bird Carcasses in Scavenger Removal Trials at Wind Turbines Sites (Regina Bispo, Joana Bernardino, Tiago A. Marques and Dinis Pestana).- Uniformity (M. F. Brilhante, M. Malva, S. Mendonça, D. Pestana, F. Sequeira and S. Velosa).- Asymptotic Comparison at Optimal Levels of Minimum-Variance Reduced-Bias Tail Index Estimators (Frederico Caeiro and M. Ivette Gomes).- Extremal Behavior of the Generalized Integer-valued Random Coefficient Autoregressive Process (Luísa Canto e Castro, Dulce Gomes and Maria da Graça Temido).- Models of Individual Growth in a Random Environment: Study and Application of First Passage Times (Clara Carlos, Carlos A. Braumann and Patrícia A. Filipe).- Generalized Linear Mixed Effects Model in the Analysis of Longitudinal Discrete Data (Eunice Carrasquinha, M. Helena Gonçalves and M. Salomé Cabral).- Risk Assessment on Campylobacter in Broiler Meat at Slaughter Level in Portugal (Marta Castel-Branco, Marília Antunes, Patrícia Inácio and Miguel Cardo).- Predicting and Treating Missing Data with Boot.EXPOS (Clara Cordeiro and M. Manuela Neves).- Bayesian Genetic Mapping of Binary Trait Loci (César Correia, Nuno Sepúlveda and Carlos Daniel Paulino).- Concomitant Latent Class Models Applied to Mathematics Education (Maria Eugénia Ferrão and José G. Dias).- Evaluating Discriminant Analysis Results (Ana Sousa Ferreira and Margarida Cardoso).- Distribution of the Number of Losses in Busy-periods of MX /G/1/n Systems (Fátima Ferreira, António Pacheco and Helena Ribeiro).- Misleading Signals in Simultaneous Residual Schemes for the Process Mean and Variance of AR(1) Processes: A Stochastic Ordering Approach (Patrícia Ferreira Ramos, Manuel Cabral Morais and António Pacheco).- Conditional EVT for VAR Estimation: Comparison with a new Independence Test (M. I. Fraga Alves and P. Araújo Santos).- Asymptotic Distribution of the Maximum for a Chaotic Economic Model (Ana Cristina Moreira Freitas).- Adaptive Choice of Thresholds and the Bootstrap Methodology: An Empirical Study (M. Ivette Gomes, Fernanda Figueiredo and M. Manuela Neves).- Distributional Properties of Generalized Threshold ARCH Models (E. Gonçalves and N. Mendes-Lopes).- Preliminary Results on Confidence Intervals for Open Bonus Malus (Gracinda R. Guerreiro, João T. Mexia and Maria F. Miguens).- Study of the Electrocardiographic Fluctuations on Brugada Syndrome Screening (Carla Henriques, Ana Cristina Matos and Luís Ferreira dos Santos).- Circulatory System Diseases and Neoplasms Mortality on Older Portuguese Population: A Spatio-temporal Analysis by Age and Sex (Sandra Lagarto, Carla Nunes, Dulce Gomes and Maria Filomena Mendes).- Absolute Diffusion Process: Sensitivity Measures (Manuela Larguinho, José Carlos Dias and Carlos A. Braumann).- Scaling Exponents in Heart Rate Variability (Argentina Leite, Maria Eduarda Silva and Ana Paula Rocha).- Prediction of Dementia Patients: A Comparative Approach Using Parametric vs. non Parametric Classifiers (João Maroco, Dina Silva, Manuela Guerreiro, Alexandre de Mendonça and Isabel Santana).- Pareto Scale Mixtures (Miguel Martins Felgueiras).- Fitting Johnson’s SB distribution to Forest Tree Diameter (Ayana Mateus and Margarida Tomé).- On a Continuous Time Stock Price Model With two Mean Reverting Regimes (Pedro P. Mota).- Generalized F Tests in Models With Random Perturbations: The Truncated Normal Case (Célia Nunes, Dário Ferreira, Sandra Ferreira and João T. Mexia).- Generalized Linear Models, Generalized Additive Models and Neural Networks: Comparative Study in Medical Applications (Ana Luisa Papoila, Cristina Rocha, Carlos Geraldes and Patricia Xufre).- Joint Regression Analysis and Incorporation of Environmental Variables in Stochastic Frontier Production Function: An Application to Experimental Data of Winter Rye (Dulce Gamito Pereira and Ana Sampaio).- On the Maximum and Minimum of a Stationary Random Field (Luísa Pereira).- Publication Bias and Meta-analytic Syntheses (D. Pestana, M. L. Rocha, R. Vasconcelos and S. Velosa).- Self-perception of Health Status and Socio-economic Differences in the Use of Health Services (Alexandra Pinto, Victor Lobo, Fernando Bação and Helena Bacelar-Nicolau).- Comparison of Modal Variables Using Multivariate Analysis (Isabel Pinto Doria, Áurea Sousa, Helena Bacelar-Nicolau and Georges Le Calvé).- Disentangling the Relationship Between Entrepreneurship and Job Creation by Poisson Mixture Regressions (Leandro P. Pontes and José G. Dias).-Simulation Study of the Calibration Technique in the Extremal Index Estimation  (D. Prata Gomes, João T. Mexia and M. Manuela Neves).- Semi-parametric Building of the Optimal Screening Region in Supervised Classification (Sandra Ramos, Maria Antónia Amaral Turkman and Marília Antunes).- An Application of Statistical Methods of Indirect Estimation and Projection of Internal Migration Flows Within the Portuguese Mainland  (Maria FilomenaMendes, Antonio Caleiro, Sandra Lagarto and Filipe Ribeiro).- Robust Clustering Method for the Detection of Outliers: Using AIC to Select the Number of Clusters (Carla M. Santos-Pereira and Ana M. Pires).- HLA Allele and Haplotype Frequencies of the Portuguese Bone Marrow Donors Registry (Ricardo São João, Ana Luisa Papoila, Dário Ligeiro and Hélder Trindade).- Independent Component Analysis for Extended Time Series in Climate Data (Fernando Sebastião and Irene Oliveira).- Life Satisfaction: a MIMIC Approach With a Discrete Latent Variable (Patrícia Serra, José G. Dias and Maria de Fátima Salgueiro).- An Application of MRMC ROC Curves on Radiology (Carina Silva-Fortes, Maria Antónia Amaral Turkman, Luis Lança, Ricardo Silva and Gonçalo Marques).- Some Remarks About Gibbs Variable Selection Performance (Júlia Teles and Maria Antónia Amaral Turkman).- Dependence of Multivariate Extremes (C. Viseu, L. Pereira, A.P. Martins and H. Ferreira).

Popular Content within this publication 



Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Statistical Theory and Methods.