Publications

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  • A General Estimation Method Using Spacings (with K. Ghosh),  Jour. of Statistical Planning and Inference, (2001),93, 71-82. [PDF]
  • Geometry and Optimal Unconditional Tests for the Mean Direction of the von Mises Distribution (with A. SenGupta),  Stochastic Modelling and Applications, (2001), 4, 16-37.
  • A test of Exponentiality based on the Mean Residual Life Characterization (with E. Taufer), Proc. of the Italian Statistical Soc., Univ. of Milan, Italy (2002), 511-514.
  • Unimodality in Circular data- A Bayes test (with S. Basu), Advances on Methodological  and Applied Aspects of Probability and Statistics, (Ed. Balakrishnan, N. et al), Taylor and Francis, New York. (2002), 141-153.
  • Advances on Methodological  and Applied Aspects of Probability and Statistics, (Editor with N. Balakrishnan et al),  Taylor and Francis, New York. (2002).
  • A Saddlepoint Approximation for testing Exponentiality against some Increasing Failure rate   Alternatives (with R. Gatto), Statistics and Probability Letters, (2002), 58, 71-81. [PDF]
  • Nonparametric Estimation for Middle-censored data, (with M. Vasudaven),  Jour. of Nonparametric Statistics, (2003),15, No.2, 253-265. [PDF]
  • Semiparametric Bayesian Techniques for Problems in Circular Data, (with K. Ghosh  and R.C. Tiwari), Jour. of Appld. Statist., (2003), 30, No.2, 145-161. [PDF]
  • Inference for Wrapped Symmetric Alpha-stable Circular Models (with R. Gatto), Sankhya, (2003), 65, 333-355. [PDF]
  • A New Family of Circular Models: The Wrapped Laplace Distributions, (with T. Kozubowski),  Advances and Applications in Statistics, (2003), 3, No.1, 77-103.
  • A simple Estimate of the Index of Stability for Symmetric Stable Distributions, (with S. Iyer),  Stochastic Modelling and Applications, (2003), 6 , No.1, 9-19.
  • Testing Exponentiality by comparing the Empirical Distributions Function of the Normalized Spacings  with that of the original data, (with E. Tauffer),  Jour. Nonparametric Statistics, (2003), 15, No.6, 719-729. [PDF]
  • Approximate self-consistency for middle-censored Data, (with S. Iyer), Jour. of Statistical Planning and Inferenc, (2004), 124, 75-86. [PDF]
  • A test of goodness-of-fit based on Gini’s Index of Spacings, (with M.N. Goria), Statistics and Probability Letters, (2004), 68, 177-187. [PDF]
  • New Families of wrapped distributions for modeling skew circular data (with T. Kozubowski), Comm. in Statistics- Theory and Methods, (2004), 33, No.9, 2059-2074. [PDF]
  • The Maximum Spacing Estimation for Multivariate Observations, (with Bo Ranneby and A. Teterukovskiy), Jour. of Statistical Planning and Inference, (2005), 129, 427-446. [PDF]
  • Small sample asymptotics for higher-order spacings, (with R. Gatto), in “Advances in Distribution Theory, Order Statistics, and Inference,” (2006), (Eds. Balakrishnan, N., Castillo, E., and Sarabia, J.M.), Birkhauser, 239-252. [PDF]
  • Use of Mean Residual Life in testing departures from Exponentiality, (with E. Tauffer), Jour. of Nonparametric Statistics, (2006), 18, 277-292. [PDF]
  • Higher order Cumulants of Random Vectors, Differential Operators, and Applications to Statistical Inference and Time series (with Gyorgy Terdik and T. Subba Rao), Sankhya, (2006), 68, 326-356. [PDF]
  • The effect of wind direction on Ozone levels- a case study (with U. Lund), Environmental and Ecological Statistics, (2006), 13, 287-298. [PDF]
  • An Asymptotically distribution-free test of symmetry, (with M. Ekstrom), Jour. of Statist. Planning and Inference, (2007), 137, 799-810. [PDF]
  • On Multivariate Nonlinear Regression Models with Stationary Correlated Errors, (with Gyorgy Terdik and T. Subba Rao), Jour. of Statist. Planning and Inference, (2007), 137, 3793-3814. [PDF]
  • The Generalized von Mises Distribution (with R. Gatto), Statistical Methodology, (2007), 4, 341-353. [PDF]
  • Generalized Mixture Models, Semi-supervised Learning, and Unknown Class Inference (with S. Frame), Advances in Data Analysis and Classification, (2007), 1, 23-38. [PDF]
  • Inclusion and Exclusion of Data or Parameters in the General Linear Model (with D. Sengupta), Statistics and Probability Letters, (2007), 77, 1235-1247. [PDF]
  • Analysis of Middle-censored data with Exponential Lifetime Distributions (with S.K. Iyer and D. Kundu), Jour. of Statist, Planning and Inference, (2008), 138, 3550-3560. [PDF]
  • Towards Reliable Reputations for Dynamic Networked Systems (with G. Swamynathan, B.Y. Zhao, K.C. Almeroth), Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2008), Naples, Italy, 2008. [PDF]
  • Addendum to “An Asymptotically Distribution-free test of Symmetry, Jour of Statistical Planning and Inference (2007), 137, 799-810” (with M. Ekstrom), Jour. of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2009, 139, 1569-1571. [PDF]
  • Building Asymmetry into Circular Distributions (with D. Umbach), Statistics and Probability Letters, 2009, 79, 659-663. [PDF]
  • A General Censoring Scheme for Circular Data (with M. Vasudevan), Statistical Methodology, 2009, 6, 280-289. [PDF]
  • Analysis of Microtubule Dynamics using Growth Curve Models (with Ghosh, K. and Siddiqi, M. A.), Journal of Applied Statistics, 2009, 36, 621-631. [PDF]
  • Optimal Text Space Representation of Student Essays using Latent Semantic Analysis (with Alex Villacorta), in Advances in Multivariate Statistical methods, Indian Statistical Institute Platinum Jubilee Volume (Ed. A. SenGupta), World Scientific Press, 2009, 107-130.[PDF]
  • Some moment properties of skew-symmetric circular distributions (with Dale Umbach), in METRON,International Journal of Statistics, 2010, 3, 265-273.[PDF]
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