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Publications by Department Members


Rudick R, Antel J, Confavreux C, Cutter G, Ellison G, Fischer J, et al. Recommendations from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society clinical outcomes assessment task force. Annals of Neurology. Wiley Online Library; 1997; 42: 379–382.
Sitter RR, Chen J, Feder M. Fractional Resolution and Minimum Aberration in Blocked 2 n—k Designs. Technometrics. Taylor & Francis Group; 1997; 39: 382–390.
Yohai VJ, Zamar RH. Optimal locally robust M-estimates of regression. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. Elsevier; 1997; 64: 309–323.
Zidek JV. Discussion of ``Predicting multivariate responses in multiple linear regression'' (Authors. Breiman, L. and Friedman, J.). Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B. 1997; 59: 42–43.
Zidek JV. Interpolating air pollution for health impact assessment. Barnett V, Feridun Turkman K, editors. Statistics for the environment. 1997; 3: 251–68.


Adair-Bischoff CE, Sauve RS, Kimberley B, Brant R. Smoking and middle ear disease. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1996; 114: 837–840.
Campbell NR, Hull RD, Brant R, Hogan DB, Pineo GF, Raskob GE. Aging and heparin-related bleeding. Arch. Intern. Med. 1996; 156: 857–860.
Chen J, Kalbfleisch JD. Penalized minimum-distance estimates in finite mixture models. Canadian Journal of Statistics. Wiley Online Library; 1996; 24: 167–175.
Chen J. On the conditional and mixture model approaches for matched pairs. Journal of statistical planning and inference. North-Holland; 1996; 55: 319–329.
Dawid AP, Stone M, Zidek JV. Critique of ET Jaynes's "Paradoxes of probability theory". Department of Statistics, University College London; 1996.
Field SK, Underwood M, Brant R, Cowie RL. Prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in asthma. Chest. 1996; 109: 316–322.
Gao F, Sacks J, Welch WJ. Predicting urban ozone levels and trends with semiparametric modeling. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics [Internet]. 1996;: 404–425. URL:
Gustafson P, Srinivasan C, Wasserman L. Local sensitivity analysis. Bayesian statistics. Oxford University Press; 1996; 5: 197–210.
Gustafson P. Local sensitivity of posterior expectations. Annals of Statistics. 1996; 24: 174-195. DOI: 10.1214/aos/1033066205
Gustafson P. Local sensitivity of inferences to prior marginals. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 1996; 91: 774-781. DOI: 10.2307/2291672
Gustafson P. Aspects of Bayesian Robustness in Hierarchical Models [With Discussion and Rejoinder]. Lecture Notes-Monograph Series. JSTOR; 1996;: 63–80.
Gustafson P. The effect of mixing-distribution misspecification in conjugate mixture models. Canadian Journal of Statistics. Wiley Online Library; 1996; 24: 307–318. DOI: 10.2307/3315741
Gustafson P. Model influence functions based on mixtures. Canadian Journal of Statistics. Wiley Online Library; 1996; 24: 535–548. DOI: 10.2307/3315332
Gustafson P. Robustness considerations in Bayesian analysis. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. SAGE Publications; 1996; 5: 357–373. DOI: 10.1177/096228029600500403
Harvey S, Jarrell J, Brant R, Stainton C, Rach D. A randomized, controlled trial of nurse-midwifery care. Birth. 1996; 23: 128–135.
Heckman NE, Li B. Nonparametric tests for bounds on the derivative of a regression function. ANNALS OF THE INSTITUTE OF STATISTICAL MATHEMATICS. SPUIBOULEVARD 50, PO BOX 17, 3300 AA DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS: KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL; 1996; 48: 315-336. DOI: 10.1007/BF00054793
Hogan DB, Campbell NR, Jennett P, MacLeod N, Brant R. Increased use of cardiovascular medications in seniors prescribed non-ASA non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Clin Invest Med. 1996; 19: 46–54.
Joe H, Hu T. Multivariate distributions from mixtures of max-infinitely divisible distributions. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 1996; 57: 240-265. DOI: 10.1006/jmva.1996.0032
Joe H. Families of $m$-variate distributions with given margins and $m(m-1)/2$ bivariate dependence parameters. In: Rüschendorf L, Schweizer B, Taylor MD. Distributions with Fixed Marginals and Related Topics. Hayward, CA: Institute of Mathematical Statistics; 1996. pp. 120-141. DOI: 10.1214/lnms/1215452614
Joe H, Steyn DG, Susko E. Analysis of trends in tropospheric ozone in the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia. Atmospheric Environment. 1996; 30: 3413-3421. DOI: 10.1016/1352-2310(96)00045-3
Le ND, Petkau AJ, Rosychuk R. Surveillance of clustering near point sources. Statistics in Medicine. Wiley Online Library; 1996; 15: 727–740.
Li B, Zamar RH. M-estimates of regression when the scale is unknown and the error distribution is possibly asymmetric: A minimax result. The Canadian Journal of Statistics/La Revue Canadienne de Statistique. JSTOR; 1996;: 193–206.
Macnab KA, Gill MJ, Sutherland LR, Murphy A, Brant R. Zidovudine absorption and small intestinal function in HIV seropositive patients. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 1996; 37: 825–829.
Mirnazari MT, Welch WJ. Robust design for censored exponential data [Internet]. University of Waterloo; 1996. URL:
Pena D, Zamar RH. On Bayesian robustness: an asymptotic approach. Springer; 1996.
Petkau AJ. Statistical and design considerations for multiple sclerosis clinical trials. In Multiple Sclerosis: Advances in Clinical Trial Design, Treatment and Future Perspectives. London: Springer-Verlag; 1996. pp. 63–103.
Rudick R, Fischer J, Antel J, Confavreux C, Cutter G, Ellison G, et al. Clinical outcomes assessment in multiple sclerosis. Annals of Neurology. Wiley Online Library; 1996; 40: 469–479.
Russell ML, Preshaw RM, Brant RF, Bultz BD, Page SA. Disease-specific quality of life: the Gallstone Impact Checklist. Clin Invest Med. 1996; 19: 453–460.
Sandham JD, Hull RD, Brant RF. Pulmonary artery flow directed catheter: the evidence. Lancet. 1996; 348: 1324.
Sapijaszko MJ, Brant R, Sandham D, Berthiaume Y. Nonrespiratory predictor of mechanical ventilation dependency in intensive care unit patients. Crit. Care Med. 1996; 24: 601–607.
Welch WJ, Buck RJ, Sacks J, Wynn HP, Morris MD, Schonlau M. Response to James M. Lucas. Technometrics [Internet]. 1996; 38: 199–203. URL:
Zidek JV, Wong HUBERT, Le ND, Burnett R. Causality, measurement error and multicollinearity in epidemiology. Environmetrics. London [Ont.]: Envirometrics Press, 1990-; 1996; 7: 441–451.


Brauer M, Duddek C, Hornby S, Le ND, Stevens J, Sun W, et al. An assessment of pNEM: a computer package for assessing population level exposures to air pollution. Health Canada; 1995.
Chen J. Optimal rate of convergence for finite mixture models. The Annals of Statistics. Institute of Mathematical Statistics; 1995;: 221–233.
Duddek C, Le ND, Zidek JV, Burnett RT. Multivariate imputation in cross-sectional analysis of health effects associated with air pollution. Environmental and ecological statistics. Springer; 1995; 2: 191–212.
Dunphy BC, Anderson-Sykes S, Brant R, Pattinson HA, Greene CA. Human embryo implantation following in-vitro fertilization: is there a seasonal variation?. Hum. Reprod. 1995; 10: 1825–1827.
Fan J, Heckman NE, Wand MP. Local polynomial kernel regression for generalized linear models and quasi-likelihood functions. Journal of the American Statistical Association. Taylor & Francis Group; 1995; 90: 141–150.
Fan J, Heckman NE, Wand MP. Local polynomial kernel regression for generalized linear models and quasi-likelihood functions. Journal of the American Statistical Association [Internet]. 1995; 90: 141–150. URL:
Gustafson P, Wasserman L, others . Local sensitivity diagnostics for Bayesian inference. The Annals of Statistics. Institute of Mathematical Statistics; 1995; 23: 2153–2167. DOI: 10.1214/aos/1034713652
Gustafson P. A Bayesian analysis of bivariate survival data from a multicentre cancer clinical trial. Statistics in medicine. Wiley Online Library; 1995; 14: 2523–2535. DOI: 10.1002/sim.4780142303
Hu T, Joe H. Monotonicity of positive dependence with time for stationary reversible Markov chains. Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences. Cambridge Univ Press; 1995; 9: 227–237. DOI: 10.1017/S026996480000382X