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Publications by James V. Zidek FRSC, O.C.


Fan S, Wong SW;K, Zidek JV. Knots and their effect on the tensile strength of lumber. Journal of Quality Technology. 2022. p. Submitted.
Lee TYoon, Zidek JV, Heckman N. Nondimensionalizing physical and statistical models: a unified approach. Electronic Journal of Statistics. 2022. p. Submitted.
Dean CB, El-Shaarawi AH, Esterby SR, Flemming JMills, Routledge RD, Taylor SW, et al. Canadian contributions to environmetrics. Canadian Journal of Statistics [Internet]. 2022; n/a. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/cjs.11743 URL: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cjs.11743


Pan S, Fan S, Wong S, Zidek JV, Rhodin H. Ellipse Detection and Localization with Application to Knots in Sawn Lumber I. 2021 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV). 2021.
Chen J, Li P, Liu Y, Zidek JV. Composite empirical likelihood for multisample clustered data. J Nonparametric Statistics. 2021;: Accepted Apr 2021.
Chen J, Li P, Liu Y, Zidek JV. Permutation tests under a rotating sampling plan with clustered data. Journal of nonparametric statistics. 2021; 33: 60-81.
Wang Y, Le ND, Zidek JV. Approximately Optimal Subset Selection for Statistical Design and Modelling. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 2021;: 1-13.


Wang Y, Le ND, Zidek JV. Approximately Optimal Spatial Design: How Good is it?. Spatial Statistics. 2020;: To appear.
Thomas ML, Shaddick G, Simpson D, de Hoogh K, Zidek JV. Spatio-temporal downscaling for continental scale estimation of air pollution concentrations. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C. 2020;: Submitted.
Pan S, Fan S, Wong SWK, Zidek JV, Rhodin H. Ellipse Detection and Localization with Applications to Knots in Sawn Lumber Images. arXiv preprint arXiv:2011.04844. 2020 .
Lee TYoon, Zidek JV, Heckman N. Dimensional Analysis in Statistical Modelling. Statistical Science. 2020;: Submitted.
Lee TYoon, Zidek JV. Scientific versus statistical modelling: a unifying approach. arXiv preprint arXiv:2002.11259. 2020 .


Yang C-H, Zidek JV, Wong SWK. Bayesian analysis of accumulated damage models in lumber reliability. Technometrics. 2019; 61: 1-14.
Wong SWK, Zidek JV. The duration of load effect in lumber as stochastic degradation. IEEE Transactions on Reliability. 2019;: 410-419.
Jun S-H, Wong SWK, Zidek JV, Bourchard-Cote A. Sequential decision model for inference and prediction on non-uniform hypergraphs with application to knot matching from computational forestry. Annals of Applied Statistics. 2019; 13: 1678-1707 .
Watson J, Zidek JV, Shaddick G. A General Theory for Preferential Sampling in Environmental Networks. Annals of Applied Statistics. 2019;: Accepted.


Zidek JV, LUM CONROY. Statistical challenges in assessing the engineering properties of forest products. Annual review of statistics and its application - invitation only. 2018; 5: 237-264.
Kondo Y, Zidek JV, Taylor CG, van Eeden C. Bayesian subset selection procedures with an application to lumber strength properties. Sankhya Ser A. 2018;: Accepted Aug 08, 2018.
Wong S, Zidek JV. Dimensional and statistical foundations for accumulated damage models. Wood Science and Technology. 2018; 52: 45-65.
Liu Y, Salibian-Barrera M, Zamar R, Zidek JV. Using artificial censoring to improve extreme tail quantile estimates. Applied Statistics. 2018;: Accepted Dec 4, 2017.
Shaddick G, Thomas M, Jobling A, Brauer M, van Donkelaar A, Burnett R, et al. Data Integration Model for Air Quality: A HierarchicalApproach to the Global Estimation of Exposures to Ambient Air Pollution. Applied Statistics. 2018; 67: 231-253.
Kondo Y, Zidek JV, Taylor CG, van Eeden C. Subset selection procedures with an application to lumber strength properties. Sanhkya Ser B. 2018; 80: 146-172.
Resende-Casquilho C, Le ND, Zidek JV. Design of Monitoring Networks using k-Determinantal Point Processes. Environmetrics. 2018; 29: Accepted Oct 14, 2017.


Jun S-H, Bouchare-Cote A. Sequential graph matching with sequential monte carlo. Wonlg SWK. 20th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics. Fort Lauderdale, Florida: AISTATS; 2017.
Casquilho-Resende CM, Le ND, Zidek JV. Spatio-temporal modelling of temperature fields in the Pacific Northwest. Environmetrics. 2017;: Resubmitted.


Cheng L, Wu L, Lum C, Zidek JV, Yu T. Wood Property Relationships and Survival Models in Reliability. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry. 2016; 32: 792-803.
Liu Y, Zidek JV, Trites A, Battaile B. Bayesian Data Fusion Approaches to Predicting Spatial Tracks: Application to Marine Mammals. Annals of Applied Statistics. 2016;: Accepted.
Shaddick G, Zidek JV, Liu Y. Mitigating the effects of preferentially selected monitoring sites for environmental policy and health risk analysis. Spatial and Spatio-temporal epidemiology. 2016; 18: 44-52.
Cai Y, Zidek JV. Estimating the damage caused by proof loading lumber products. 2016 . Report No.: 277.


Liu Y, Battaile BC, Trites AW, Zidek JV. Bias correction and uncertainty characterization of Dead-Reckoned paths of marine mammals. Animal Biotelemetry. BioMed Central; 2015; 3: 1.
Zidek JV, others . Discussion of ``Optimal design in geostatistics under preferential sampling '' Ferreira and Gamerman. Bayesian Analysis. International Society for Bayesian Analysis; 2015; 10: 749–752.
Shaddick G, Zidek JV. Spatio-Temporal Methods in Environmental Epidemiology. CRC Press; 2015.
Cai S, Chen J, Zidek JV. Hypothesis testing in the presence of multiple samples under a density ratio model. Statistica Sinica. 2015;: Accepted.
Wong SWK, LUM CONROY, WU LANG, Zidek JV. Quantifying uncertainty in lumber grading and strength prediction: a Bayesian approach. Technometrics. Taylor and Francis; 2015; 58: 236-243.
Liu Y, Shaddick G, Zidek JV. incorporating high-dimensional exposure modelling into studies of air pollution and health. Statistics in Biosciences. 2015;: Accepted.


Cai S, Zidek JV, Newlands NK, Neilsen D. Statistical modeling and forecasting of fruit crop phenology under climate change. Environmetrics. Wiley Online Library; 2014; 25: 621–629.
Liu Y, Battaile BC, Zidek JV, Trites AW. Bayesian melding of the dead-reckoned path and GPS measurements for an accurate and high-resolution path of marine mammals. arXiv preprint arXiv:1411.6683. 2014.
Shaddick G, Zidek JV. A case study in preferential sampling: Long term monitoring of air pollution in the UK. Spatial Statistics. Elsevier; 2014; 9: 51–65.
Zidek JV, Shaddick G, Taylor CG, others . Reducing estimation bias in adaptively changing monitoring networks with preferential site selection. The Annals of Applied Statistics. Institute of Mathematical Statistics; 2014; 8: 1640–1670.


WANG BRADJIANHE, ZHANG HONGBIN, WU LANG, HUANG SUYONG, Zidek JV, LU JIANXIONG. Property Modeling of Changbai Larch Veneers in Relation to Stand and Tree Variables. Vancouver, BC: Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia; 2013.
Cai S, Chen J, Zidek JV. Hypothesis testing in the presence of multiple samples under density ratio models. Statistica Sinica. 2013;: To appear.


Bornn L, Shaddick G, Zidek JV. Modeling nonstationary processes through dimension expansion. Journal of the American Statistical Association. Taylor and Francis; 2012; 107: 281–289.
Shaddick G, Zidek JV. Preferential sampling in long term monitoring of air pollution: a case study. Vancouver, BC: Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia; 2012.
Dou Y, Le ND, Zidek JV. Temporal forecasting with a Bayesian spatial predictor: Application to ozone. Advances in Meteorology. Hindawi Publishing Corporation; 2012; 2012.
Hu F, Zidek JV. Likelihood With Applications. Empirical Bayes and Likelihood Inference. Springer Science and Business Media; 2012; 148: 211.
ZHAI YONGLIANG, Heckman N, LUM CONROY, PIRVU CIPRIAN, WU LANG, Zidek JV. A review of dynamic duration of load models for lumber strength. Vancouver, BC: Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia; 2012.
van Eeden C, Zidek JV, others . Multiagent estimators of an exponential mean. In Contemporary Developments in Bayesian Analysis and Statistical Decision Theory: A Festschrift for William E. Strawderman. Institute of Mathematical Statistics; 2012. pp. 131–153.
Zidek JV, Le ND, Liu Z. Combining data and simulated data for space–time fields: application to ozone. Environmental and ecological statistics. Springer; 2012; 19: 37–56.
Shaddick G, Zidek JV. Unbiasing estimates from preferentially sampled spatial data. Vancouver, BC: Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia; 2012.
Hosseini R, Le ND, Zidek JV. Time-varying markov models for binary temperature series in agrorisk management. Journal of agricultural, biological, and environmental statistics. Springer; 2012; 17: 283–305.