Research Recent Publications
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Accepted for Publication
Du J, Ma C (2012) Variogram matrix functions for vector random fields with second-order increments. Math. Geosci., 44: 411-425
Edwin A. Ndum, Jeffrey M. Albert, Gary L. Gadbury (in press). Individual treatment heterogeneity in a three period two treatment cross-over design. JP Journal of Biostatistics.
Gary L. Gadbury and David B. Allison (in press). Inappropriate fiddling with statistical analyses to obtain a desirable p-value: Tests to detect its presence in published literature. PLoS ONE.
Yao, W. (2012). Bayesian Mixture Labeling and Clustering. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 41, 403-421.
Cao, J., Yao, W. (2012). Semiparametric Mixture of Binomial Regression with a Degenerate Component. Statistica Sinica, 22, 27-46.
Yao, W. (2012). A Bias Corrected Nonparametric Regression Estimator. Statistics and Probability Letters, 82, 274-282.
Yao, W. (2012). Model Based Labeling for Mixture Models. Statistics and Computing, 22, 337-347.
Bello N. M., J. S. Stevenson and R. J. Tempelman. "Invited review: Milk Production and Reproductive Performance - Modern Multidisciplinary Insights into an Enduring Axiom". Journal of Dairy Science. Aug 2012. Epub ahead of print.
Cull, C. A, Z. D. Paddock, T.G. Nagaraja, N. M. Bello, A. H. Babcock and D. G. Renter. 2012. "Efficacy of a vaccine and a direct-fed microbial against fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a randomized pen-level field trial of commercial feedlot cattle". Vaccine 30(43): 6210 – 6215.
Sundar, R. P., L. Bix, N. M. Bello and M. W. Becker. 2012. “Quantifying Age-Related Differences in Information Processing Behaviors when Viewing Prescription Drug Labels”. PLoS One 7(6):e38819. June 2012. Epub ahead of print.
Bursian, S. J., J. Moore, J. L. Newsted, J. E. Link, S. D. Fitzgerald, N. M. Bello, V. S. Bhat, D. Kay, X. Zhang, S. Wiseman, R. A. Budinsky, J. P. Giesy and M. J. Zwiernik. "Incidence of jaw lesions and activity and gene expression of hepatic P4501A enzyme in mink (Mustela vison) exposed to dietary 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzofuran and 2,3,4,7,8-pentachlorodibenzofuran". Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Accepted for publication. June 2012. In press.
Rankin, A. J., L. Sebbag, N. M. Bello, W.R. Crumley and R. A. Allbaugh. "Inhibition of paracentesis-induced blood-aqueous barrier breakdown by oral administration of anti-inflammatory medications in normal cats". American Journal of Veterinary Research. Accepted for publication June 2012. In press.
Singer C., N. M. Bello and B. A. Snyder. "Characterizing prevalence and ecological impact of non-native terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea) in tallgrass prairie". Crustaceana. Accepted for publication May 2012. In press.
Pucket, J. D., R. A. Allbaugh, A. J. Rankin, Z. Ou and N. M. Bello. "Comparison of efficacy and duration of topical anesthetics on corneal sensitivity in clinically normal horses". American Journal of Veterinary Research. Accepted for publication. May 2012. In press.
Bello, N. M., J. P. Steibel and R. J. Tempelman. 2012. “Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of Heterogeneous Cluster and Subject Level Associations between Continuous and Binary Outcomes in Dairy Production”. Biometrical Journal 54(2): 230-248.
Bello, N. M., J.P. Steibel, R. J. Erskine and R. J. Tempelman. 2012. “Inferring upon Heterogeneous Associations in Dairy Cow Performance using a Bivariate Hierarchical Model". Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics (JABES) 17(1): 142-161.
Reid-Bush, T., L. Bix, N. M Bello and J. Fair. 2012. "Differences in kinematics of restrained and unrestrained conditions of opening for two sizes of glass jars". Packaging Technology and Science. Article first published online: 29 MAR 2012. DOI: 10.1002/pts.1965.
Hollmann M., W. J. Powers, A. C. Fogiel, J. S. Liesman, N. M. Bello and D. K. Beede. 2012. "Enteric methane emissions and lactational performance of Holstein cows fed different concentrations of coconut oil". Journal of Dairy Science 95(5): 2602-2615
Savarino P., M. Borgarelli, A. Tarducci, S. Crosara, N. M. Bello and M. L. Margiocco. 2012. "Diagnostic performance of P wave duration in the identification of left atrial enlargement in dogs". Journal of Small Animal Practice 53(5): 267-272.
Rezac, D. J., K. N. Grigsby, N. M. Bello and B. J. Bradford. 2012. "Effects of varying rates of tallgrass prairie hay and wet corn gluten feed on productivity of lactating dairy cows". Journal of Dairy Science. 95 (2):842-849.
Forsythe, P.S., J. A. Crossman, N. M. Bello, E. A. Baker and K. T. Scribner. 2012. “Individual-based analyses reveal high repeatability in timing and location of reproduction in lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)”. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69 (1):60-72.
Coetzee J. F., L. N. Edwards, R. A. Mosher, N. M. Bello, A. M. O'Connor, B. Wang, B. KuKanich and D. A. Blasi. 2012. "Effect of oral meloxicam on health and performance of beef steers relative to bulls castrated upon arrival at the feedlot". Journal of Animal Science 90: 1026-1039.
Granger L. A., L. J. Armburst, D. C. Rankin, R. Ghering, N. M. Bello and K. Alexander. 2012. "Estimation of glomerular filtration rate in healthy cats using single-slice dynamic computed tomography and Patlak plot analysis". Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound 53(2): 181-188.
Loop, M.S., Wood, A.C., Thomas, A.S., Dhurandhar, E.J., Shikany, J.M., Gadbury, G.L., and Allison, D.B (2012). Submitted for Your Consideration: Potential Advantages of a Novel Clinical Trial Design and Initial Patient Reaction. Frontiers in Genetics: Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics, 3:145.
Robert S. Poulson, Gary L. Gadbury, David B. Allison. Treatment heterogeneity and individual qualitative interaction. American Statistician, 66, 16 – 24.
Huang, M. and Yao, W. (2012). Mixture of Regression Models with Varying Mixing Proportions: A Semiparametric
Approach. Journal of American
Statistical Association, 107, 711-724.
Yao, W. and Li, R. (2012). New Local Estimation Procedure for Nonparametric Regression Function of Longitudinal Data. To appear at Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Ser B.
Yao, W. (2012). A Simple Solution to Bayesian Mixture Labeling. To appear at Communication in Statistics--Simulation and Computation.
Yao, W., Lindsay, B. G., and Li, R. (2012). Local modal regression. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 24, 647-663.
Bai, X., Yao, W.and Boyer, J. E. (2012). Robust Mixture of Regression. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 56, 2347-2359.
Zhao, Z. and Yao, W. (2012). Sequential design for nonparametric inference. The Canadian Journal of Statistics, 40, 362-377.
Larrabe, B., H. M. Scott and N. M. Bello. "Ordinary Least Squares Regression of Ordered Categorical Data: Inferential Implications for Practice". 2011 Proceedings of the Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture. Manhattan, Kansas. May 2011.
Stevenson, J.S. and N. M. Bello. "Production and reproduction in dairy cattle—what have we learned?" 2011 Proceedings of the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Annual Meeting. Kansas City, Missouri. November 2011.
Robert Makowsky, T. Mark Beasley, Gary L. Gadbury, Jeffrey M. Albert, Richard Kennedy, David B. Allison (2011). The validity and power of extreme sampling schemes for mediation analysis. Frontiers in Genetics: Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics, 2:75.
Yao, W. (2011). A Bias Corrected Nonparametric Regression Estimator. To appear in Statistics and Probability Letters.
Yao, W.and Zhao, Z. (2011). Kernel Density Based Linear Regression Estimates. To appear at Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods.
Chen, K., Chan, K. S. and Stenseth, N. R. (2011). Reduced-rank stochastic regression with a sparse singular value decomposition. To appear in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series B).
Chen, K., Chan, K. S., Bailey, K., Aydin, K. and Ciannelli, L. (2011). A hybrid cellular automata approach for predator-prey interactions. To appear in Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.
Chen, K. and Chan, K. S. (2011). Subset ARMA model selection via the adaptive Lasso. Statistics and Its Interface, Vol. 4, 197-205.
Xuxia Wu, Amit Patki, Cristina Lara-Castro, Xiangqin Cui, Kui Zhang, R. Grace Walton, Michael V. Osier, Gary L. Gadbury,David B. Allison, Mitchell Martin, and W. Timothy Garvey (2011). Genes and Biochemical Pathways in Human Skeletal Muscle Affecting Resting Energy Expenditure and Fuel Partioning. Journal of Applied Physiology. 110: 746-755.
Song, W.X., Du, J. A note on testing the functional forms for regression functions via nonparametric smoothing. Canadian Journal of Statistics (2011), 39(1), 108-125.
Samarakoon, N., Song, W.X.. Minimum distance conditional variance function checking in heteroscedastic regression models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. (2011) 120(3)579-600.
Li, X., Zhu, C.S., Lin, Z.W., Wu, Y., Zhang, D.B., Bai, G.H., Song, W.X., Ma, J.X., Muehlbauer, G.J., Scanlon, M.J., Zhang, M., Yu, J.M. The pattern and dynamics of genome and chromosome size variation. Molecular Biology and Evolution.(2011) 28(6),1901-1911.
Song, W.X. Distribution-free test in Tobit mean regression model. (2011) Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 141 (8), 2891-2901.
Song, W.X., Yao, W.X., A lack-of-fit test to Tobit errors-in-variables regression model. Statistics and Probability Letters.(2011) 81(12), 1792-1801.
Wang, Q. and Yao, W. (2011). An adaptive estimation of MAVE. Journal of Multivariate Data Analysis, 104, 88-100.
Du, J. and Ma, C.(2011). Spherically Invariant Vector Random Fields in Space and Time. IEEE Trans. Signal Process. forthcoming
Song, W.X. and Du, J. (2011). A Note on Testing the Regression Functions via Nonparametric Smoothing. The Canadian Journal of Statistics. Vol. 39, 108-125.
Bello, N. M., J. P. Steibel and R. J. Tempelman. 2010. “Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling of Random and Residual Variance-Covariance Matrices in Bivariate Mixed Effects Models”. Biometrical Journal 52 (3): 297-313.
Yao, W. (2010). Bayesian mixture labeling and clustering. To appear in Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods.
Cao, J., Yao, W. (2010). Semiparametric mixture of binomial regression with a degenerate component. To appear in Statistica Sinica.
Yao, W. (2010). Model based labeling for mixture models. To appear in Statistics and Computing.
Song, W.X. Empirical likelihood confidence intervals for density function in errors-in-variables model. To appear in the Journal of Statistical Research.
Koul, H.L., Song, W.X. Bickel-Rosenblatt type goodness-of-fit tests in errors-in-variables model. To appear in the Journal of French Statistics Society.
D. Berardelli, M. Desmond, and L. Murray (2010). Reproductive success of burrowing owls in urban and grassland habitats in southern New Mexico. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 122, To appear March 2010.
A.H. Babcock, D.G. Renter, B.J. White, S.R. Dubnicka, and H.M. Scott (2010). Temporal distributions of respiratory disease events with cohorts of feedlot cattle and associations with cattle health and performance indices. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, in revision.
H. Wang and M. Akritas, M. (2010a). Asymptotically distribution free tests in deteroscedastic unbalanced high dimensional ANOVA. To appear in Statistica Sinica.
A.H. Babcock, D.G. Renter, B.J. White, S.R. Dubnicka, D.U. Thomson, S.E. Ives, and H.M. Scott (2010). Quantifying the effects of common risk factors for combined mortality and culling risk in feedlot cattle populations using a mixed effects count model. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, in review.
K. Zhang and H. Wang (2010). Nonparametric tests for longitudinal array comparative genomic hybridization data. To appear in Statistics and Its Interface.
A.C. Bathke, S.W. Harrar, H. Wang, K. Zhang, and H. Piepho (2010). Series of randomized complete block experiments with non-normal data. To appear in Computational Statistics and Data Analysis.
W.X. Song and J. Du (2010). Distribution-Free Lack-of-Fit Tests in Balanced Mixed Models. Accepted by Statistics and Probability Letters.
H. Wang, S. Tolos and S. Wang (2010). A distribution free nonparametric test to detect dependence between a response variable and covariate in presence of heteroscedastic treatment effects. To appear in Canadian Journal of Statistics.
Chen, K., Jiang, W. and Tanner, M. A. (2010). A note on some algorithms for the Gibbs posterior. Statistics & Probability Letters, 80 (15-16), 1234-1241.
Jumpponen, A., Keating, K., Gadbury, G., Jones K.L., Mattox, J.D. (2010). Multi-element fingerprinting in high throughput sequencing identify multiple elements that affect fungal communities in Quercus macrocarpa foliage. Plant Signaling & Behavior. 5, 1157-1161.
Song, W.X. and Du, J. (2010). Distributional Free Lack-of-Fit Tests in Balanced Mixed Models. Statistics and Probability Letters. Vol. 80, 1378-1387.
A. Al-Lawati, C. Pierce, L. Murray and I. Ray (2010). Combining ability and heterosis for forage yield among elite alfalfa core collection accessions with different fall dormancy responses. Crop Science, 50:1-9.
H. Wang and M. Akritas (2010c). Rank test for heteroscedastic functional data. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 101:1791-1805.
G.N. Sun, C.S. Zhu, M.H. Kramer, S.S. Yang, W.X. Song, H.P. Peipho and J. Yu (2010). Variation Explained in Mixed-Model Association Mapping. Heredity, doi:10.1038/hdy.2010.11.
W. Yao (2010). A Profile Likelihood Method for Normal Mixture with Unequal Variance. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 140:2089-2098.
W.X. Song and H.L. Koul (2010). Conditional variance model checking. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 140(4):1056-1072.
W.X. Song (2010). Moderate deviations for deconvolution kernel density estimators with ordinary smooth measurement errors. Statistics and Probability Letters, 80:169-176.
X. Liu, C.E. Williams, J.A. Nemacheck, H. Wang, S. Subramanyam, C. Zheng and M. Chen 2010). Reactive oxygen species is involved in plant defense against a Gall Midge. Plant Physiology, 152:985-999.
H. Wang, J. Higgins and D. Blasi (2010). Distribution-Free tests for no effect of treatment in heteroscedastic functional data under both weak and long range dependence. Statistics and Probability Letters, 80:390-402.
X. Hu, G.L. Gadbury, Q. Xiang and D.B. Allison (2010). Illustrations on using the distribution of a p-value in high dimensional data analysis. Advances and Applications in Statistical Science, 1:191-213.
H. Wang and M. Akritas (2010b). Inference from heteroscedastic functional data. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 22:2, 149-168.
S.R. Dubnicka (2010). Kernel density estimation with missing data: misspecifying the missing data mechanism. In Nonparametric Statistics and Mixture Models: A Festschrift in Honor of Thomas P. Hettmansperger, ed. D.R. Hunter, D.St.P. Richards, and J.L. Rosenberger. Word Press, in press.
G.L. Gadbury (2010). Subject – Treatment Interaction. In Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, Third Edition, Revised and Expanded. Edited by Shein-Chung Chow. Informa Healthcare, London. p. 1316 – 1321.
W.X. Song and H.L. Koul (2009+). Model checking in partial linear regression models with Berkson measurement error. Statistica Sinica (accepted).
J. Du, H. Zhang and V. S. Mandrekar (2009). Fixed-domain asymptotic properties of tapered maximum likelihood estimators. The Annals of Statistics, 37(6A):3330-3361.
J. J. Kaplan and J. Du (2009). Question format and representations: do heuristics and biases apply to statistics students? Statistics Education Research Journal, 8(2):56-73.
W.X. Song, H. Wang and W. Yao (2009). On the adaptive robust modal local polynomial regression. International Journal of Statistical Sciences, 9:217-231.
H. Wang and M. Akritas (2009b). Rank tests in heteroscedastic multi-way HANOVA. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 21(6):663-681.
G. von Borries and H. Wang (2009). Partition clustering of high dimensional low sample size data based on p-values. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 53:3987-3998.
M.S. Chen, E. Echegaray, R.J. Whitworth, H. Wang, P.E. Sloderbeck, A. Knutson, K.L. Giles and T.A. Royer (2009). Virulence analysis of Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) populations from Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Journal of Economic Entomology, 102(2): 74-780.
M.S. Chen, X.M. Liu, H. Wang and M. El Bouhssini (2009). Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) interactions with barley, rice, and wheat seedlings. Journal of Economic Entomology, 102(4):1663-1672.
G.L.Gadbury, K.G. Garrett and D.B. Allison (2009). Challenges and Approaches to Statistical Design and Inference in High Dimensional Investigations. Plant Systems Biology. Series in Methods in Molecular Biology, Belostotsky D (ed). Totowa, NJ: Humana Press Inc., 181-206.
M. May, M. Quinn, C. Reinhardt, L. Murray, M. Gibson, K. Karges, and J. Drouillard, J. (2009). Effects of dry-rolled or steam-flaked corn finishing diets with or without twenty-five percent dried distiller's grains on ruminal fermentation and apparent total tract digestion. Journal of Animal Science, 87:3630-3638.
C. Fiore, J. Schroeder, L. Murray, S. Thomas and I. Ray. (2009). Root-knot nematode-resistant alfalfa suppresses subsequent crop damage from the nutsedge-nematode pest complex. Journal of Agronomy, 101(4):754-763.
M.P. Anderson and S.R. Dubnicka (2009). Sequential Bayesian classification: DNA barcodes. Proceedings of the Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture [CD-ROM], Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
S.R. Dubnicka (2009). Kernel density estimation with missing data and auxiliary variables. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 51:247-270.
W. Yao and B.G. Lindsay (2009). Bayesian Mixture Labeling by Highest Posterior Density. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104:758-767
W.X. Song (2009). Relative potency estimation in direct bioassy with measurement errors, The 2009 Proceedings of Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture.
Q. Kang and P.I. Nelson (2009). Permutation tests from biased samples for the equality of two distributions. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 21(3):305-319.
W.X. Song (2009). Lack-of-fit testing in errors-in-variable model with validation data. Statistics and Probability Letters, 79:765-773.
Q. Kang and P.I. Nelson (2009). Permutation tests from biased samples for the equality of two distributions. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 21(3):305-319.
W.X. Song and H. Liang (2009). Improved estimation in multiple linear regression models with measurement error and general constraint. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 100:726-741.
W.X. Song and H.L. Koul (2009). Minimum distance regression model checking with Berkson error. Annals of Statistics, 37(1):132-156.
F.R. Miller and J.W. Neill (2008). General Lack of Fit Tests Based on Families of Groupings. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 138:2433-2449.
H. Wang, J.W. Neill and F.R. Miller (2008). Nonparametric clustering of functional data. Statistics and Its Interface, 1:47-62.
G.L. Gadbury, X. Qinfang, L. Yang, S. Barnes, G.P. Page and D.B. Allison (2008). Evaluating statistical methods using plasmode data sets in the age of massive public databases: An illustration using false discovery rates. Plos Genetics, 4(6): e1000098.
H. Zhang and J. Du (2008). Covariance Tapering in Spatial Statistics. In Positive definite functions: From Schoenberg to space-time challenges, (eds) J. Mateu and E. Porcu. Gráficas Castañ, Spain. (ISBN: 978-84-612-8282-1)
G.L. Gadbury, T. Supapakorn, C.S. Coffey, S.W. Keith and D.B. Allison (2008). Application of potential outcomes to an intentional weight loss latent variable problem. Statistics and Its Interface, 1:87-98.
L.D. Hunter, G.L. Gadbury and Y. Huang (2008). Atrazine exposure and breast cancer incidence: An ecological study of Missouri counties. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, 90:367-376.
Z. Ou, L. Murray, S. Thomas, J. Schroeder and J. Libbin (2008). Nutsedge counts predict Meloidogyne inconita juvenile counts in an integrated management system. Journal of Nematology, 40(2):99-108.
Q. Kang and P.I. Nelson (2008). Nonparametric tests for the median from a size-biased sample. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 20(1):19-37.
M.S. Agudelo, M. Desmond, and L. Murray (2008). Influence of desertification on site occupancy by grassland and shrubland birds during the non-breeding season in the northern Chihuahuan desert. Studies in Avian Biology, 37:101-112.
W. Lindemann, M. Tahboub, and L. Murray (2008). Chemical and physical properties of soil amended with pecan wood chips. Horicultural Science, 43(3):891-896.
M. Tahboub, S. Sanogo, P. Bosland, and L. Murray (2008). Heat level in chile pepper in relation to root and fruit infection by Phytophthora capsici. Horticultural Science, 43(6):1846-1851.
W.X. Song and H.L. Koul (2008). Model checking with Berkson measurement error. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 138:1615-1628.
W.X. Song (2008). Model checking in errors-in-variables regression. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 99:2406-2433.