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Volume 54, Number 1, February, 2000
Volume 54, Number 2, May, 2000
Volume 54, Number 3, August, 2000
Volume 54, Number 4, November, 2000
Volume 55, Number 1, February, 2001
Volume 55, Number 2, May, 2001
Volume 55, Number 3, August, 2001
Volume 55, Number 4, November, 2001
Volume 56, Number 1, February, 2002
Volume 56, Number 2, May, 2002
Volume 56, Number 3, August, 2002
Volume 56, Number 4, November, 2002
Volume 57, Number 1, February, 2003
Volume 57, Number 2, May, 2003
Volume 57, Number 3, August, 2003
Volume 57, Number 4, November, 2003
Volume 58, Number 1, February, 2004
Volume 58, Number 2, May, 2004
Volume 58, Number 3, August, 2004
Volume 58, Number 4, November, 2004
Volume 59, Number 1, February, 2005
Volume 59, Number 2, May, 2005
Volume 59, Number 3, August, 2005
Volume 59, Number 4, November, 2005
Volume 60, Number 1, February, 2006
Volume 60, Number 2, May, 2006
Volume 60, Number 3, August, 2006
Volume 60, Number 4, November, 2006
Volume 61, Number 1, February, 2007
Volume 61, Number 2, May, 2007
Volume 61, Number 3, August, 2007
Volume 61, Number 4, November, 2007
Volume 62, Number 1, February, 2008
Volume 62, Number 2, May, 2008
Volume 62, Number 3, August, 2008
Volume 62, Number 4, November, 2008
Volume 63, Number 1, February, 2009
Volume 63, Number 2, May, 2009
Volume 63, Number 3, August, 2009
Volume 63, Number 4, November, 2009
Volume 67, Number 2, 2013
Volume 69, Number 3, 2015


The American Statistician
Volume 54, Number 1, February, 2000

     Christopher H. Morrell and   
                 Larry J. Brant   Lines in Random Effects Plots From the
                                  Linear Mixed-Effects Model . . . . . . . 1--4
             Jitendra Ganju and   
                 James M. Lucas   Analysis of Unbalanced Data From an
                                  Experiment With Random Block Effects and
                                  Unequally Spaced Factor Levels . . . . . 5--11
                     Ted Jaditz   Are the Digits of $ \pi $ an Independent
                                  and Identically Distributed Sequence?    12--16
                   Scott Menard   Coefficients of Determination for
                                  Multiple Logistic Regression Analysis    17--24
                Silvia N. Elian   Simple Forms of the Best Linear Unbiased
                                  Predictor in the General Linear
                                  Regression Model . . . . . . . . . . . . 25--28
                   Magne Aldrin   Multivariate Prediction Using Softly
                                  Shrunk Reduced-Rank Regression . . . . . 29--34
            Rebecca A. Betensky   Alternative Derivations of a Rule for
                                  Early Stopping in Favor of $ H_0 $ . . . 35--39
                        V. Solo   A Simple Derivation of the Smoothing
                                  Spline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40--43
Ramón V. León and   
                William C. Parr   Use of Course Home Pages in Teaching
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--48
       John P. Holcomb, Jr. and   
             Rochelle L. Ruffer   Using a Term-Long Project Sequence in
                                  Introductory Statistics  . . . . . . . . 49--53
                   Yudi Pawitan   A Reminder of the Fallibility of the
                                  Wald Statistic: Likelihood Explanation   54--56
             Telba Z. Irony and   
    Carlos A. de B. Pereira and   
                  Ram C. Tiwari   Analysis of Opinion Swing: Comparison of
                                  Two Correlated Proportions . . . . . . . 57--62
                J. Jack Lee and   
            Kenneth R. Hess and   
                  Joel A. Dubin   Extensions and Applications of Event
                                  Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--70
                   Joseph Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 71--71
          Reinhard Bergmann and   
              John Ludbrook and   
          Will P. J. M. Spooren   Different Outcomes of the
                                  Wilcoxon--Mann--Whitney Test From
                                  Different Statistics Packages  . . . . . 72--77
                 George W. Cobb   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 78--81
                  Victoria Chen   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 81--82
                Kenneth N. Berk   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 82--82
                Kenneth N. Berk   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 82--83
                   Gina F. Reed   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 83--83
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 83--84
                   Heejoon Kang   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 84--84
        Douglas R. Langbehn and   
               Vance Berger and   
           James J. Higgins and   
          R. Clifford Blair and   
           Colin L. Mallows and   
              John Ludbrook and   
          Hugh A. F. Dudley and   
          Carles M. Cuadras and   
            David Rindskopf and   
               Alan Agresti and   
                    Brent Coull   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 85--88
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 54, Number 2, May, 2000

          Russell G. Almond and   
              Charles Lewis and   
              John W. Tukey and   
                     Duanli Yan   Displays for Comparing a Given State to
                                  Many Others  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89--93
               Paramjit S. Gill   Late-Game Reversals in Professional
                                  Basketball, Football, and Hockey . . . . 94--99
              Xiao-Hua Zhou and   
                     Sujuan Gao   One-Sided Confidence Intervals for Means
                                  of Positively Skewed Distributions . . . 100--104
                     Y. H. Wang   Fiducial Intervals: What Are They? . . . 105--111
             Graham J. G. Upton   Conditional Independence,
                                  Mantel--Haenszel Test, and the Yates
                                  Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--115
                Thaddeus Tarpey   A Note on the Prediction Sum of Squares
                                  Statistic for Restricted Least Squares   116--118
          Nozer D. Singpurwalla   The Point Process Paradox: Where Should
                                  We Extend the Conversation?  . . . . . . 119--120
             Dennis D. Boos and   
    Jacqueline M. Hughes-Oliver   How Large Does $n$ Have to be for $Z$
                                  and $t$ Intervals? . . . . . . . . . . . 121--128
            Thaddeus Tarpey and   
                   John Holcomb   Spline Bottles . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129--135
                   Paul H. Kvam   The Effect of Active Learning Methods on
                                  Student Retention in Engineering
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136--140
                    M. Alvo and   
                     P. Cabilio   Calculation of Hypergeometric
                                  Probabilities Using Chebyshev
                                  Polynomials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141--144
              Lih-Yuan Deng and   
               Dennis K. J. Lin   Random Number Generation for the New
                                  Century  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145--150
                  Allan Rossman   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics You
                                  Can't Trust: a Friendly Guide to Clear
                                  Thinking About Statistics in Everyday
                                  Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--151
              Edward C. Wallace   Book Review: \booktitleA Basic Course in
                                  Statistics, 4th edition  . . . . . . . . 151--151
          Richard A. Levine and   
                   Juanjuan Fan   Book Review: \booktitlePractical
                                  Statistics by Example Using Microsoft
                                  Excel  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151--153
                   Robert Stine   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics with
                                  Mathematica  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--153
           Peter A. Lachenbruch   Book Review: \booktitleA Handbook of
                                  Statistical Analyses Using Stata . . . . 153--154
                Kenneth N. Berk   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 154--155
                      Anonymous   Applied Multivariate Statistics with SAS
                                  Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
             Matthew A. Carlton   Book Review: \booktitleData Analysis:
                                  Statistical and Computational Methods
                                  for Scientists and Engineers . . . . . . 155--155
         Steven D. Stellman and   
          David A. Harville and   
        Michael F. Driscoll and   
             H. J. Keselman and   
               James Algina and   
        Rhonda K. Kowalchuk and   
          Ravindra Khattree and   
                 Ananda Sen and   
            Robert M. Hamer and   
              Lyle V. Jones and   
             Bryan E. Adams and   
             Amber G. Adams and   
              Hui-Min Chang and   
                Carol Etzel and   
                Jo-Kang Kuo and   
           Jorge Montemayor and   
            William R. Schucany   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 156--160
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 156
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 54, Number 3, August, 2000

             Boris Freidlin and   
            Joseph L. Gastwirth   Should the Median Test Be Retired From
                                  General Use? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--164
                   Diego Kuonen   A Saddlepoint Approximation for the
                                  Collector's Problem  . . . . . . . . . . 165--169
           Derek R. Bingham and   
                  Tim B. Swartz   Equitable Handicapping in Golf . . . . . 170--177
                  Li-Chun Zhang   Post-Stratification and Calibration ---
                                  a Synthesis  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178--184
          Walter A. Rosenkrantz   Confidence Bands for Quantile Functions:
                                  a Parametric and Graphic Alternative for
                                  Testing Goodness of Fit  . . . . . . . . 185--190
                    Wei Pan and   
            Thomas A. Louis and   
                John E. Connett   A Note on Marginal Linear Regression
                                  With Correlated Response Data  . . . . . 191--195
           Marsha C. Lovett and   
             Joel B. Greenhouse   Applying Cognitive Theory to Statistics
                                  Instruction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196--206
              Bernard Flury and   
                    Alice Zoppe   Exercises in EM  . . . . . . . . . . . . 207--209
       Oliver Schabenberger and   
        Timothy G. Gregoire and   
                    Fanzhi Kong   Collections of Simple Effects and Their
                                  Relationship to Main Effects and
                                  Interactions in Factorials . . . . . . . 210--214
              George D. Kesling   The Mighty Bonus Point . . . . . . . . . 215--216
              J. Scott Long and   
                Laurie H. Ervin   Using Heteroscedasticity Consistent
                                  Standard Errors in the Linear Regression
                                  Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217--224
             Christine Franklin   Book Review: \booktitleIntermediate
                                  Statistics: A Modern Approach (2nd ed.)  225--225
               Andrew Schaffner   Book Review: \booktitleRevealing
                                  Statistical Principles . . . . . . . . . 225--226
             Christine Franklin   Book Review: \booktitleIntermediate
                                  Statistics: A Modern Approach (2nd ed.)  225
   Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka   Book Review: \booktitleStatistical
                                  Distributions in Engineering . . . . . . 226--226
          Syed N. U. A. Kirmani   Book Review: \booktitleEngineering
                                  Statistics and Applied Statistics and
                                  Probability for Engineers (2nd ed.)  . . 226--226
        Douglas R. Langbehn and   
         Rafe M. J. Donahue and   
           Klaus Hinkelmann and   
       Russell D. Wolfinger and   
           Walter W. Stroup and   
                   Dan Voss and   
          Antonio Martin Andres   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 227--230
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 227
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 54, Number 4, November, 2000

               Teddy Schall and   
             Gary Smith General   Do Baseball Players Regress Toward the
                                  Mean?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231--235
         Lawrence M. Leemis and   
         Bruce W. Schmeiser and   
                 Diane L. Evans   Survival Distributions Satisfying
                                  Benford's Law  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236--241
               Helge Blaker and   
                 Emil Spjotvoll   Paradoxes and Improvements in Interval
                                  Estimation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242--247
           Bruce G. Lindsay and   
                 Prasanta Basak   Moments Determine the Tail of a
                                  Distribution (But Not Much Else) . . . . 248--251
                 W. J. Owen and   
                   D. Sinha and   
                M. H. Capozzoli   A Paired-Data Analysis for a Lifetime
                                  Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252--256
            Peter G. Bryant and   
          Olga I. Cordero-Brana   Model Selection Using the Minimum
                                  Description Length Principle . . . . . . 257--268
                 Denis G. Janky   Teacher's Corner: Sometimes Pooling for
                                  Analysis of Variance Hypothesis Tests: a
                                  Review and Study of a Split-Plot Model   269--279
               Alan Agresti and   
                    Brian Caffo   Simple and Effective Confidence
                                  Intervals for Proportions and
                                  Differences of Proportions Result from
                                  Adding Two Successes and Two Failures    280--288
             David P. Doane and   
                Ronald L. Tracy   Using Beam and Fulcrum Displays to
                                  Explore Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289--290
             Ross S. Sparks and   
               John B. F. Field   Using Deming's Funnel Experiment to
                                  Demonstrate Effects of Violating
                                  Assumptions Underlying Shewhart's
                                  Control Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291--302
              Donald M. Waldman   Estimation in Discrete Choice Models
                                  With Choice-Based Samples  . . . . . . . 303--306
          Prashant Sansgiry and   
                    Olcay Akman   Transformations of the Lognormal
                                  Distribution as a Selection Model  . . . 307--309
              Dale L. Zimmerman   Statistical Computing Software Reviews:
                                  Viewing the Correlation Structure of
                                  Longitudinal Data Through a PRISM  . . . 310--318
                   Joseph Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 319--319
                James W. Hardin   Book Review: \booktitleLogXact 4.1 for
                                  Windows  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 320--321
                 Richard Cleary   Book Review: \booktitleHow to Think
                                  About Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . 322--322
                Robert M. Hamer   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics in
                                  Psychiatry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322--323
                Marcello Pagano   Book Review: \booktitleStatConcepts: a
                                  Visual Tour of Statistical Ideas . . . . 323--324
                 Richard Cleary   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics: An
                                  Introduction, 5th edition  . . . . . . . 324--324
             Robert G. Lehr and   
             Telba Z. Irony and   
    Carlos A. de B. Pereira and   
              Ram C. Tiwari and   
           Michael P. Cohen and   
          Carles M. Cuadras and   
            Lloyd S. Nelson and   
                    M. Alvo and   
                 P. Cabilio and   
              Simo Puntanen and   
         George P. H. Styan and   
            Hans Joachim Werner   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 325--328
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 325
                      Anonymous   2000 Editorial Collaborators . . . . . . 329--330
                      Anonymous   Volume Information . . . . . . . . . . . 331--332
                      Anonymous   Index of Volume 54 . . . . . . . . . . . 331
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??


The American Statistician
Volume 55, Number 1, February, 2001

                 David S. Moore   Undergraduate Programs and the Future of
                                  Academic Statistics  . . . . . . . . . . 1--6
               G. Rex Bryce and   
               Robert Gould and   
            William I. Notz and   
                   Roxy L. Peck   Curriculum Guidelines for Bachelor of
                                  Science Degrees in Statistical Science   7--13
            Mary Ann Ritter and   
         Robert R. Starbuck and   
                 Robert V. Hogg   Advice From Prospective Employers on
                                  Training BS Statisticians  . . . . . . . 14--18
             John M. Hoenig and   
               Dennis M. Heisey   The Abuse of Power: The Pervasive
                                  Fallacy of Power Calculations for Data
                                  Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--24
              Geert Verbeke and   
             Bart Spiessens and   
              Emmanuel Lesaffre   Conditional Linear Mixed Models  . . . . 25--34
            Elizabeth A. Stasny   How to Get a Job in Academics  . . . . . 35--40
                 Jim Albert and   
            Patricia Williamson   Using Model/Data Simulations to Detect
                                  Streakiness  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41--50
              Yadolah Dodge and   
               Valentin Rousson   On Asymmetric Properties of the
                                  Correlation Coefficient in the
                                  Regression Setting . . . . . . . . . . . 51--54
            John P. Wendell and   
                   Josef Schmee   Likelihood Confidence Intervals for
                                  Proportions in Finite Populations  . . . 55--61
              Thomas Sellke and   
              M. J. Bayarri and   
                James O. Berger   Calibration of $p$ Values for Testing
                                  Precise Null Hypotheses  . . . . . . . . 62--71
             Rafael A. Irizarry   Local Regression With Meaningful
                                  Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72--79
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitle[Introduction to
                                  Design and Analysis of Experiments]  . . 80--81
            Walter W. Piegorsch   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics and
                                  Experimental Design for Toxicologists
                                  (3rd ed.)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--81
           W. Robert Stephenson   Book Review: \booktitleIntroduction to
                                  Probability and Statistics for Engineers
                                  and Scientists (2nd ed.) . . . . . . . . 81--82
                   Roger Nelsen   Book Review: \booktitleProbability and
                                  Random Variables: a Beginner's Guide . . 82--83
                     Ann Cannon   Book Review: \booktitleEssential
                                  Statistics (3rd ed.) . . . . . . . . . . 83--83
                William B. Owen   Book Review: \booktitleIntroduction to
                                  Business Statistics: a Computer
                                  Integrated, Data Analysis Approach . . . 83--84
                Richard Verrall   Book Review: \booktitleIntroduction to
                                  Statistics With Applications in General
                                  Insurance  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84--84
            Roger L. Berger and   
           Basil W. Coutant and   
                 Don G. Wardell   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 85--85
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 85
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 55, Number 2, May, 2001

                   Lynne Stokes   Editor's Report  . . . . . . . . . . . . 87--88
                  Zhen Chen and   
                       Lynn Kuo   Statistical Practice: a Note on the
                                  Estimation of the Multinomial Logit
                                  Model With Random Effects  . . . . . . . 89--95
              Ronald H. Randles   Statistical Practice: On Neutral
                                  Responses (Zeros) in the Sign Test and
                                  Ties in the Wilcoxon--Mann--Whitney Test 96--101
            Melanie M. Wall and   
                 James Boen and   
                Richard Tweedie   An Effective Confidence Interval for the
                                  Mean With Samples of Size One and Two    102--105
               Kenneth F. McCue   The Statistical Foundations of the EI
                                  Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106--110
                   Boris Mirkin   Eleven Ways to Look at the Chi-Squared
                                  Coefficient for Contingency Tables . . . 111--120
                   Gwowen Shieh   The Inequality Between the Coefficient
                                  of Determination and the Sum of Squared
                                  Simple Correlation Coefficients  . . . . 121--124
               Chi-tsung Wu and   
         Marcia L. Gumpertz and   
                 Dennis D. Boos   Comparison of GEE, MINQUE, ML, and REML
                                  Estimating Equations for Normally
                                  Distributed Data . . . . . . . . . . . . 125--130
                  Frank Lad and   
              Romano Scozzafava   Distributions Agreeing With Exchangeable
                                  Sequential Forecasting . . . . . . . . . 131--139
             Beth L. Chance and   
               Allan J. Rossman   Teacher's Corner: Sequencing Topics in
                                  Introductory Statistics: a Debate on
                                  What to Teach When . . . . . . . . . . . 140--144
              W. M. Bolstad and   
                Lyn A. Hunt and   
            Judith L. McWhirter   Teacher's Corner: Sex, Drugs, and Rock &
                                  Roll Survey in a First-Year Service
                                  Course in Statistics . . . . . . . . . . 145--149
            James A. Hanley and   
            Lawrence Joseph and   
            Robert W. Platt and   
               Moo K. Chung and   
                Patrick Belisle   Teacher's Corner: Visualizing the Median
                                  as the Minimum-Deviation Location  . . . 150--152
                       Mai Zhou   Teacher's Corner: Understanding the Cox
                                  Regression Models With Time-Change
                                  Covariates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153--155
             Andrew G. Glen and   
             Diane L. Evans and   
             Lawrence M. Leemis   APPL: a Probability Programming Language 156--166
                     Paul Hyden   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleStatistical Quality Assurance
                                  Methods for Engineers  . . . . . . . . . 167--167
              Richard J. Cleary   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleQuantitative Investigations in
                                  the Biosciences using MINITAB\TM . . . . 167--168
           Jacqueline B. Miller   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleAn Electronic Companion to
                                  Statistics, by G. W. Cobb; J. A. Witmer;
                                  J. D. Cryer; \booktitleAn Electronic
                                  Companion to Biostatistics, by A. A.
                                  Afifi; M. Lee; G. W. Cobb; \booktitleAn
                                  Electronic Companion to Business
                                  Statistics by J. D. Cryer; G. W. Cobb;
                                  J. A. Witmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168--169
                   Joseph Hilbe   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleXploRe: Learning Guide . . . . 169--170
          Peter S. Gartside and   
        Joseph L. Gastwirth and   
             Boris Freidlin and   
             W. Fred Webber and   
      Walter A. Rosenkrantz and   
           Sander Greenland and   
               Alan Agresti and   
            Herman Callaert and   
          Reinhard Bergmann and   
                     I. J. Good   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 171--174
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 55, Number 3, August, 2001

                  M. Hamada and   
                H. F. Martz and   
                C. S. Reese and   
                   A. G. Wilson   Statistical Practice: Finding
                                  Near-Optimal Bayesian Experimental
                                  Designs via Genetic Algorithms . . . . . 175--181
         Nathaniel Schenker and   
              Jane F. Gentleman   Statistical Practice: On Judging the
                                  Significance of Differences by Examining
                                  the Overlap Between Confidence Intervals 182--186
               Russell V. Lenth   Statistical Practice: Some Practical
                                  Guidelines for Effective Sample Size
                                  Determination  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--193
                 Don Dawson and   
                   Lonnie Magee   The National Hockey League Entry Draft,
                                  1969--1995: An Application of a Weighted
                                  Pool-Adjacent-Violators Algorithm  . . . 194--199
             Robert G. Newcombe   Logit Confidence Intervals and the
                                  Inverse Sinh Transformation  . . . . . . 200--202
            Sandy D. Balkin and   
               Colin L. Mallows   An Adjusted, Asymmetric Two-Sample $t$
                                  Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203--206
             Glen A. Satten and   
                  Somnath Datta   The Kaplan--Meier Estimator as an
                                  Inverse-Probability-of-Censoring
                                  Weighted Average . . . . . . . . . . . . 207--210
                    Abram Kagan   Another Look at the Cramer--Rao
                                  Inequality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211--212
      Nozer D. Singpurwalla and   
                   Andrew Swift   Network Reliability and Borel's Paradox  213--218
            Daniel R. Jeske and   
                     Hoang Pham   On the Maximum Likelihood Estimates for
                                  the Goel--Okumoto Software Reliability
                                  Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219--222
              Paul R. Rosenbaum   Replicating Effects and Biases . . . . . 223--227
                 P. Cabilio and   
                  P. J. Farrell   Teacher's Corner: a Computer-Based Lab
                                  Supplement to Courses in Introductory
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228--232
               N. I. Fisher and   
                     P. Switzer   Graphical Assessment of Dependence: Is a
                                  Picture Worth 100 Tests? . . . . . . . . 233--239
             Graham J. G. Upton   A Toroidal Scatter Diagram for Ternary
                                  Variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240--243
         Nicholas J. Horton and   
              Stuart R. Lipsitz   Statistical Computing Software Reviews:
                                  Multiple Imputation in Practice:
                                  Comparison of Software Packages for
                                  Regression Models With Missing Variables 244--254
              Deborah J. Rumsey   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleStatistics and Data Analysis:
                                  From Elementary to Intermediate  . . . . 255--255
             Margaret Mackisack   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleChance Encounters: a First
                                  Course in Data Analysis and Inference,
                                  by Christopher J. Wild; George A. F.
                                  Seber  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255--256
               Russell V. Lenth   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleSo Much Data So Little Math:
                                  How to Predict Data Trends, $5$ Easy
                                  Profitable Methods . . . . . . . . . . . 256--256
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 256--257
                     Jay Devore   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleStat Labs: Mathematical
                                  Statistics Through Applications, by
                                  Deborah Nolan; Terry Speed . . . . . . . 257--258
              Patti B. Collings   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleFathom: Dynamic Systems
                                  Software, by William Finzer; Tim
                                  Erickson; Jill Bunker  . . . . . . . . . 258--259
                Ita G. G. Kreft   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleStatistical Concepts:
                                  Education and Behavioral Sciences (2nd
                                  ed.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259--259
                 Ananda Sen and   
              W. Jason Owen and   
             Sunil K. Sapra and   
       Robert M. Price, Jr. and   
                   Alan Agresti   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 260--261
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 55, Number 4, November, 2001

                   L. Denby and   
             J. M. Landwehr and   
                  C. L. Mallows   Statistical Practice: An Exercise in the
                                  Real World of Design and Analysis  . . . 263--271
         Thomas A. McCready and   
             Neil C. Schwertman   Statistical Practice: The Statistical
                                  Paleontology of Charles Lyell and the
                                  Coupon Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272--278
            Lawrence Barker and   
                Henry Rolka and   
              Deborah Rolka and   
                   Cedric Brown   Statistical Practice: Equivalence
                                  Testing for Binomial Random Variables:
                                  Which Test to Use? . . . . . . . . . . . 279--287
               B. M. Cesana and   
                   G. Reina and   
                    E. Marubini   Statistical Practice: Sample Size for
                                  Testing a Proportion in Clinical Trials:
                                  a ``Two-Step'' Procedure Combining Power
                                  and Confidence Interval Expected Width   288--292
              Richard H. Browne   Statistical Practice: Using the Sample
                                  Range as a Basis for Calculating Sample
                                  Size in Power Calculations . . . . . . . 293--298
             George Casella and   
             Michael Lavine and   
            Christian P. Robert   Explaining the Perfect Sampler . . . . . 299--305
               Jonathan Shuster   Dependence in Simulation: a Case Study
                                  From the Game of Contract Bridge . . . . 306--309
                Gary L. Gadbury   Randomization Inference and Bias of
                                  Standard Errors  . . . . . . . . . . . . 310--313
                    Li Yang and   
          Anastasios A. Tsiatis   Efficiency Study of Estimators for a
                                  Treatment Effect in a Pretest-Posttest
                                  Trial  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 314--321
              Eric Langford and   
            Neil Schwertman and   
                 Margaret Owens   Is the Property of Being Positively
                                  Correlated Transitive? . . . . . . . . . 322--325
                   Rob Root and   
                  Trisha Thorme   Teacher's Corner: Community-Based
                                  Projects in Applied Statistics: Using
                                  Service-Learning to Enhance Student
                                  Understanding  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326--331
         Sterling C. Hilton and   
          Scott D. Grimshaw and   
              Genan T. Anderson   Teacher's Corner: Statistics in
                                  Preschool  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332--336
          Michael Henderson and   
                  Mary C. Meyer   Teacher's Corner: Exploring the
                                  Confidence Interval for a Binomial
                                  Parameter in a First Course in
                                  Statistical Computing  . . . . . . . . . 337--344
             Philip Iversen and   
              Mervyn Marasinghe   Teacher's Corner: Dynamic Graphical
                                  Tools for Teaching Experimental Design
                                  and Analysis Concepts  . . . . . . . . . 345--351
                D. R. Bellhouse   The Central Limit Theorem Under Simple
                                  Random Sampling  . . . . . . . . . . . . 352--357
       Enrique Del Castillo and   
                  Suntara Cahya   A Tool for Computing Confidence Regions
                                  on the Stationary Point of Response
                                  Surface  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--365
                 J. G. Liao and   
                      Ori Rosen   Fast and Stable Algorithms for Computing
                                  and Sampling From the Noncentral
                                  Hypergeometric Distribution  . . . . . . 366--369
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 370--370
            Norean Radke Sharpe   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleStatistics for Management and
                                  Economics, Fifth Edition, by Gerald
                                  Keller; Brian Warrack  . . . . . . . . . 370--371
               Russell V. Lenth   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleA First Course in the Design
                                  of Experiments: a Linear Models Approach 370
                   Namwon Hyung   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleElements of Forecasting, 2nd
                                  Edition, by Francis X. Diebold . . . . . 371--372
                     John Haigh   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleMathematics of Chance  . . . . 372--372
   Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 372--372
   Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka   Book Review: \booktitle[untitled]  . . . 372--372
   Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleThe Nothing That Is: a Natural
                                  History of Zero  . . . . . . . . . . . . 372--372
   Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleStatistics in Psychology: An
                                  Historical Perspective, Second Edition   372
           Terry E. Dielman and   
            Roger L. Berger and   
                  Jimmy Doi and   
             Robert G. Lehr and   
             Rand R. Wilcox and   
                   Paul Vos and   
               Josef Schmee and   
                   John Wendell   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 373--376
                      Anonymous   2001 Editorial Collaborators . . . . . . 377--377
                      Anonymous   Volume Information . . . . . . . . . . . 378--380
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??


The American Statistician
Volume 56, Number 1, February, 2002

          Robert L. Winkler and   
             James E. Smith and   
              Dennis G. Fryback   Statistical Practice: The Role of
                                  Informative Priors in Zero-Numerator
                                  Problems: Being Conservative Versus
                                  Being Candid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--4
                 Michael P. Fay   Measuring a Binary Response's Range of
                                  Influence in Logistic Regression . . . . 5--9
                Chris White and   
                    Scott Berry   Tiered Polychotomous Regression: Ranking
                                  NFL Quarterbacks . . . . . . . . . . . . 10--21
         Kenneth C. Bessant and   
             Eric D. MacPherson   Thoughts on the Origins, Concepts, and
                                  Pedagogy of Statistics as a ``Separate
                                  Discipline'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--28
       Leonard A. Stefanski and   
                 Dennis D. Boos   The Calculus of $M$-Estimation . . . . . 29--38
               R. L. Eubank and   
                    Suojin Wang   The Equivalence Between the Cholesky
                                  Decomposition and the Kalman Filter  . . 39--43
         André Khuri and   
                 George Casella   The Existence of the First Negative
                                  Moment Revisited . . . . . . . . . . . . 44--47
            John R. Michael and   
            William R. Schucany   The Mixture Approach for Simulating
                                  Bivariate Distributions With Specified
                                  Correlations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48--54
                     M. P. Wand   Vector Differential Calculus in
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55--62
             Michael P. Fay and   
               Dean A. Follmann   Designing Monte Carlo Implementations of
                                  Permutation or Bootstrap Hypothesis
                                  Tests  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63--70
                   Joseph Hilbe   Statistical Computing Software Reviews:
                                  Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 71--71
                   Micah Altman   Statistical Computing Software Reviews:
                                  a Review of JMP 4.03 With Special
                                  Attention to its Numerical Accuracy  . . 72--75
               Russell V. Lenth   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleStatistics on the Table: The
                                  History of Statistical Concepts and
                                  Methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76--76
              Bradley A. Warner   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleBasic Engineering Data
                                  Collection and Analysis, by Stephen B.
                                  Vardeman; J. Marcus Jobe . . . . . . . . 76--77
              Mohsen Pourahmadi   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleA Course in Time Series
                                  Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--77
     Pamela A. Ohman Strickland   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleSPSS for Windows: An
                                  Introduction to Use and Interpretation
                                  in Research  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77--77
                  Kevin D. Rees   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials:
                                  \booktitleWorkshop Statistics: Discovery
                                  With Data, A Bayesian Approach . . . . . 77--78
             Susan E. Hodge and   
                 Jian Huang and   
                   Paul Vos and   
         Knut M. Wittkowski and   
                Melanie M. Wall   Wall, M. M., Boen, J., and Tweedie, R.
                                  (2001), ``An Effective Confidence
                                  Interval for the Mean with Samples of
                                  Size One and Two,'' The American
                                  Statistician, \bf 55, 102-105. Comments
                                  by Hodge and Huang, Vos, and Wittkowski
                                  and Reply  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79--80
          Alan M. Zaslavsky and   
               David A. van Dyk   Chen, Z., and Kuo, L. (2001), ``A Note
                                  on the Estimation of the Multinomial
                                  Logit Model with Random Effects,'' The
                                  American Statistician, \bf 55, 89--95:
                                  Comment by Zaslavsky and van Dyk . . . . 80--81
                 John J. Bartko   Schenker, N., and Gentleman, J. F.
                                  (2001), ``On Judging the Significance of
                                  Differences by Examining the Overlap
                                  between Confidence Intervals,'' The
                                  American Statistician, \bf 55, 182-186:
                                  Comment by Bartko  . . . . . . . . . . . 81--81
              Douglas W. Levine   Hanley, J. A., Joseph, L., Platt, R. W.,
                                  Chung, M. K., and Bélisle, P. (2001),
                                  ``Visualizing the Median as the
                                  Minimum-Deviation Location,'' The
                                  American Statistician, \bf 55, 150-152:
                                  Comment by Levine  . . . . . . . . . . . 81--82
                  Lynn Friedman   Shieh, G. (2001), ``The Inequality
                                  between the Coefficient of Determination
                                  and the Sum of Squared Simple
                                  Correlation Coefficients,'' The American
                                  Statistician, \bf 55, 121-124: Comment
                                  by Friedman  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82--82
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 56, Number 2, May, 2002

                   Lynne Stokes   Editor's Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
                Lawrence Barker   A Comparison of Nine Confidence
                                  Intervals for a Poisson Parameter When
                                  the Expected Number of Events is $5$ . . 85
    J. René van Dorp and   
                    Samuel Kotz   The Standard Two-Sided Power
                                  Distribution and its Properties: With
                                  Applications in Financial Engineering    90
                Malay Ghosh and   
                 Bimal K. Sinha   A Simple Derivation of the Wishart
                                  Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
                 Tapan K. Nayak   Rao--Cramer Type Inequalities for Mean
                                  Squared Error of Prediction  . . . . . . 102
             Thomas E. Love and   
            David K. Hildebrand   Statistics Education and the Making
                                  Statistics More Effective in Schools of
                                  Business Conferences . . . . . . . . . . 107
       Thomas E. Bradstreet and   
               Milton N. Parnes   Illustrating the Neyman--Pearson Lemma
                                  With a Stopping Rule of Order $k$  . . . 113
              Andrew Gelman and   
          Cristian Pasarica and   
                   Rahul Dodhia   Let's Practice What We Preach: Turning
                                  Tables into Graphs . . . . . . . . . . . 121
       Richard M. Heiberger and   
                    Paulo Teles   Displays for Direct Comparison of ARIMA
                                  Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
              Robert F. Bordley   Representing Trees Using Microsoft
                                  Doughnut Charts  . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
                   Joseph Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 148
        Michael R. Chernick and   
               Christine Y. Liu   The Saw-Toothed Behavior of Power Versus
                                  Sample Size and Software Solutions:
                                  Single Binomial Proportion Using Exact
                                  Methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
                      Anonymous   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials  156
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 159

The American Statistician
Volume 56, Number 3, August, 2002

          Elizabeth N. King and   
                 Thomas P. Ryan   A Preliminary Investigation of Maximum
                                  Likelihood Logistic Regression versus
                                  Exact Logistic Regression  . . . . . . . 163
                        Wei Pan   A Note on the Use of Marginal Likelihood
                                  and Conditional Likelihood in Analyzing
                                  Clustered Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171
              Roger D. Peng and   
          Nicolas W. Hengartner   Quantitative Analysis of Literary Styles 175
                    B. K. Ghosh   Probability Inequalities Related to
                                  Markov's Theorem . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
                 Chiara Sabatti   Measuring Dependency With Volume Tests   191
            Sandip Sinharay and   
                   Hal S. Stern   On the Sensitivity of Bayes Factors to
                                  the Prior Distributions  . . . . . . . . 196
       Bhaskar Bhattacharya and   
                Desale Habtzghi   Median of the $p$ Value Under the
                                  Alternative Hypothesis . . . . . . . . . 202
              M. J. Bayarri and   
                  A. M. Mayoral   Bayesian Design of ``Successful''
                                  Replications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207
          K. Krishnamoorthy and   
                Jessica Thomson   Hypothesis Testing About Proportions in
                                  Two Finite Populations . . . . . . . . . 215
          Mark F. Schilling and   
             Ann E. Watkins and   
                William Watkins   Is Human Height Bimodal? . . . . . . . . 223
       William M. Duckworth and   
           W. Robert Stephenson   Beyond Traditional Statistical Methods   230
                   Joseph Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 234
                Robert A. Oster   An Examination of Statistical Software
                                  Packages for Categorical Data Analysis
                                  Using Exact Methods  . . . . . . . . . . 235
                     Jay Devore   Book Review: \booktitleA First Course in
                                  Probability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247
         Stergios B. Fotopoulos   Book Review: \booktitleApplied
                                  Probability Models . . . . . . . . . . . 248
           Ginger Holmes Rowell   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics for
                                  Psychologists: An Intermediate Course    248
                Calvin Williams   Book Review: \booktitleApplied
                                  Multivariate Data Analysis (2nd Edition) 248
                  Ulric J. Lund   Book Review: \booktitleUnderstanding
                                  Statistical Concepts Using S-Plus  . . . 249
                 John H. Walker   Book Review: \booktitleContemporary
                                  Business Statistics with Microsoft Excel 250
   Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka   Book Review: \booktitleApplied
                                  Nonparametric Statistical Methods, 3rd
                                  Edition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 252
                      Anonymous   Corrections  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258

The American Statistician
Volume 56, Number 4, November, 2002

               Lynne Stokes and   
                James H. Albert   Editor's Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . 261
                Iain Pardoe and   
                 R. Dennis Cook   A Graphical Method for Assessing the Fit
                                  of a Logistic Regression Model . . . . . 263
          Elena A. Erosheva and   
        Patricia D. Kroboth and   
             Joel B. Greenhouse   Characterizing the Diurnal Rhythm of
                                  DHEA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
            Jeremy Aldworth and   
              Wherly P. Hoffman   Split-Plot Model With Covariate: a
                                  Cautionary Tale  . . . . . . . . . . . . 284
                 Gerald J. Hahn   Deming and the Proactive Statistician    290
            Maya Bar-Hillel and   
                   Yigal Attali   Seek Whence: Answer Sequences and Their
                                  Consequences in Key-Balanced
                                  Multiple-Choice Tests  . . . . . . . . . 299
                    M. C. Jones   On Khintchine's Theorem and its Place in
                                  Random Variate Generation  . . . . . . . 304
              Andrew Gelman and   
                  Deborah Nolan   You Can Load a Die, But You Can't Bias a
                                  Coin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308
             James E. Brady and   
              Theodore T. Allen   Case Study Based Instruction of DOE and
                                  SPC  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312
               Michael Friendly   Corrgrams: Exploratory Displays for
                                  Correlation Matrices . . . . . . . . . . 316
                   Joseph Hilbe   Statistical Computing Software Reviews:
                                  Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 325
                Joseph M. Hilbe   XPro 5.1: Exact Procedures for
                                  Parametric Statistical Inference . . . . 326
                James H. Albert   Calculated Bets: Computers, Gambling,
                                  and Mathematical Modeling to Win . . . . 329
            C. M. Anderson-Cook   Book Review: \booktitleStatistical
                                  Consulting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329
                   Jessica Utts   Book Review: \booktitleNews and Numbers:
                                  A Guide to Reporting Statistical Claims
                                  and Controversies in Health and Related
                                  Fields, (2nd Ed.)  . . . . . . . . . . . 330
               Robert D. Abbott   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics at
                                  Square Two: Understanding Modern
                                  Statistical Applications in Medicine . . 331
                   Arthur Cohen   Book Review: \booktitleAn Introduction
                                  to Probability Theory and Mathematical
                                  Statistics, (2nd ed.)  . . . . . . . . . 331
         Carolyn Pillers Dobler   Book Review: \booktitleMathematical
                                  Statistics: Basic Ideas and Selected
                                  Topics (vol. 1, 2nd ed.) . . . . . . . . 332
                    Robert Lund   Book Review: \booktitleStochastic
                                  Processes. An Introduction . . . . . . . 332
               Elayne Reiss and   
              Lorrie L. Hoffman   Book Review: \booktitleThe Elements of
                                  Statistics: With Applications to
                                  Economics and the Social Sciences  . . . 333
                     Boxin Tang   Book Review: \booktitleExperimental
                                  Design With Applications in Management,
                                  Engineering, and the Sciences  . . . . . 333
                Ghanshyam Gupta   Book Review: \booktitleA Handbook of
                                  Statistical Analyses using SAS, 2nd ed   334
               Marjorie E. Bond   Book Review: \booktitleTeach/Me Data
                                  Analysis CD: Single User Edition . . . . 335
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 337


The American Statistician
Volume 57, Number 1, February, 2003

                Kirk Wolter and   
             Diana Jergovic and   
              Whitney Moore and   
                 Joe Murphy and   
          Colm O'Muircheartaigh   Reliability of the Uncertified Ballots
                                  in the 2000 Presidential Election in
                                  Florida  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
                    John Lawson   One-Step Screening and Process
                                  Optimization Experiments . . . . . . . . 15
        Stephen B. Vardeman and   
                  Max D. Morris   Statistics and Ethics: Some Advice for
                                  Young Statisticians  . . . . . . . . . . 21
             Ronald Christensen   Significantly Insignificant $F$ Tests    27
               Rongrong Xie and   
                 Paul I. Nelson   Separation Among Distributions Related
                                  by Linear Regression . . . . . . . . . . 33
                James H. Albert   College Students' Conceptions of
                                  Probability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
       Jürgen Symanzik and   
           Natascha Vukasinovic   Teaching Experiences With a Course on
                                  ``Web-Based Statistics'' . . . . . . . . 46
           Jeffrey D. Blume and   
              Richard M. Royall   Illustrating the Law of Large Numbers
                                  (and Confidence Intervals) . . . . . . . 51
                  Henry S. Lynn   Suppression and Confounding in Action    58
            Daniel R. Jeske and   
                 Ashwin Sampath   A Real Example That Illustrates
                                  Interesting Properties of Bootstrap Bias
                                  Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
              Richard J. Cleary   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics with
                                  Confidence (2nd ed.) . . . . . . . . . . 66
                 Shaun S. Wulff   Book Review: \booktitleA First Course in
                                  Design and Analysis of Experiments . . . 66
                     X. Joan Hu   Book Review: \booktitleGeneralized
                                  Linear Models: With Applications in
                                  Engineering and the Sciences . . . . . . 67
   Sreenivasa Rao Jammalamadaka   Book Review: \booktitleIntroduction to
                                  Linear Regression Analysis (3rd ed.) . . 67
               Richard Gonzalez   Book Review: \booktitleApplied
                                  Multivariate Statistics for the Social
                                  Sciences (4th ed.) . . . . . . . . . . . 68
                     John Haigh   Book Review: \booktitleRisk-Benefit
                                  Analysis (2nd ed.) . . . . . . . . . . . 69
                 George Terrell   Book Review: \booktitleAll the
                                  Mathematics You Missed [But Need to Know
                                  for Graduate School] . . . . . . . . . . 69
               Robert Gentleman   Book Review: \booktitleResampling
                                  Methods: A Practical Guide to Data
                                  Analysis (2nd ed.) . . . . . . . . . . . 70
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 71

The American Statistician
Volume 57, Number 2, May, 2003

                   Jessica Utts   Special Section on Statistical Literacy:
                                  How You Can Help . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
                   Jessica Utts   What Educated Citizens Should Know About
                                  Statistics and Probability . . . . . . . 74
                       Iddo Gal   Teaching for Statistical Literacy and
                                  Services of Statistics Agencies  . . . . 80
               Philip J. Boland   Promoting Statistical Thinking Among
                                  Secondary School Students in the
                                  National Context . . . . . . . . . . . . 85
                  Eric R. Sowey   The Getting of Wisdom: Educating
                                  Statisticians to Enhance Their Clients'
                                  Numeracy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
                James H. Albert   A New Column in \booktitleThe American
                                  Statistician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
                 Fritz Scheuren   Looking Back So We Can Look Forward  . . 94
            Peter C. Austin and   
            Lawrence J. Brunner   Type I Error Inflation in the Presence
                                  of a Ceiling Effect  . . . . . . . . . . 97
             Lewis H. Shoemaker   Fixing the $F$ Test for Equal Variances  105
        Vasilis Theoharakis and   
                   Mary Skordia   How Do Statisticians Perceive Statistics
                                  Journals?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
              David J. Hand and   
             Veronica Vinciotti   Local Versus Global Models for
                                  Classification Problems: Fitting Models
                                  Where it Matters . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
              Paul R. Rosenbaum   Exact Confidence Intervals for
                                  Nonconstant Effects by Inverting the
                                  Signed Rank Test . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
               Yosef Rinott and   
                    Michael Tam   Monotone Regrouping, Regression, and
                                  Simpson's Paradox  . . . . . . . . . . . 139
              Richard J. Cleary   Book Review: \booktitleStatistical Rules
                                  of Thumb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
         Carolyn Pillers Dobler   Book Review: \booktitleThe Practice of
                                  Statistics: Putting the Pieces Together  142
              Richard J. Cleary   Book Review: \booktitleThe First
                                  Measured Century . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
                    Paul Roback   Book Review: \booktitleWeighing the
                                  Odds: A Course in Probability and
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
              Johannes Ledolter   Book Review: \booktitleThe Statistical
                                  Sleuth (2nd ed.) . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
                  Judith Manola   Book Review: \booktitleA Handbook of
                                  Statistical Analyses using S-Plus (2nd
                                  ed.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 147
                      Anonymous   Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

The American Statistician
Volume 57, Number 3, August, 2003

                James H. Albert   Editor's Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
                 Havi Murad and   
            Anat Fleischman and   
            Siegal Sadetzki and   
                 Orna Geyer and   
           Laurence S. Freedman   Small Samples and Ordered Logistic
                                  Regression: Does it Help to Collapse
                                  Categories of Outcome? . . . . . . . . . 155
                 J. G. Liao and   
                      Dan McGee   Adjusted Coefficients of Determination
                                  for Logistic Regression  . . . . . . . . 161
           Robert A. Parker and   
                Nancy G. Berman   Sample Size: More Than Calculations  . . 166
            Raymond Hubbard and   
                  M. J. Bayarri   Confusion Over Measures of Evidence
                                  ($p$'s) Versus Errors ($ \alpha $'s) in
                                  Classical Statistical Testing  . . . . . 171
                Kenneth N. Berk   Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
             Matthew A. Carlton   Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
        Clifford Spiegelman and   
                    Eun Sug Ark   Nearly Nonparametric Multivariate
                                  Density Estimates That Incorporate
                                  Marginal Parametric Density Information  183
                      Anonymous   Rejoinder  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
           Amanda Wachsmuth and   
           Leland Wilkinson and   
               Gerard E. Dallal   Galton's Bend: a Previously Undiscovered
                                  Nonlinearity in Galton's Family Stature
                                  Regression Data  . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
                 Xiuhong Li and   
       Jennifer M. Buechner and   
        Patrick M. Tarwater and   
            Alvaro Muñoz   A Diamond-Shaped Equiponderant Graphical
                                  Display of the Effects of Two
                                  Categorical Predictors on Continuous
                                  Outcomes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
                   Joseph Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 200
                Robert A. Oster   An Examination of Statistical Software
                                  Packages for Categorical Data Analysis
                                  Using Exact Methods --- Part II  . . . . 201
                Herman Callaert   Comparing Statistical Software Packages:
                                  The Case of the Logrank Test in StatXact 214
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Book review: \booktitleThe A to Z of
                                  Mathematics: A Basic Guide . . . . . . . 218
              Richard J. Cleary   Book Reviews: \booktitleDuelling Idiots
                                  and Other Probability Puzzlers and
                                  \booktitleWhat are the Chances? Voodoo
                                  Deaths and Office Gossip and Other
                                  Adventures in Probability  . . . . . . . 218
         Carolyn Pillers Dobler   Book Review: \booktitleProblems in
                                  Probability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
              Stephen J. Miller   Book Reviews: \booktitleBasic Statistics
                                  and Data Analysis (with InfoTrac and
                                  CD-ROM) (1st ed.),
                                  \booktitleIntroduction to Probability
                                  and Statistics (11th ed.) and
                                  \booktitleJust the Essentials of
                                  Elementary Statistics (3rd ed.)  . . . . 219
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 221
                      Anonymous   Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227

The American Statistician
Volume 57, Number 4, November, 2003

         Nicholas J. Horton and   
          Stuart R. Lipsitz and   
                 Michael Parzen   A Potential for Bias When Rounding in
                                  Multiple Imputation  . . . . . . . . . . 229
          Douglas G. Bonett and   
                    Edith Seier   Confidence Intervals for Mean Absolute
                                  Deviations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233
          Daniel Y. T. Fong and   
                 C. W. Kwan and   
                  K. F. Lam and   
                Karen S. L. Lam   Use of the Sign Test for the Median in
                                  the Presence of Ties . . . . . . . . . . 237
                    David Mease   A Penalized Maximum Likelihood Approach
                                  for the Ranking of College Football
                                  Teams Independent of Victory Margins . . 241
              A. S. Hedayat and   
                 Bikas K. Sinha   On a Sampling Design for Estimation of
                                  Negligible Accident Rates Involving
                                  Electronic Toys  . . . . . . . . . . . . 249
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
             David B. Hitchcock   A History of the Metropolis--Hastings
                                  Algorithm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254--257
                  Peter K. Dunn   What Happens When a $ 1 \times 1 \times
                                  r $ Die is Rolled? . . . . . . . . . . . 258
         Timothy E. O'Brien and   
                 Gerald M. Funk   A Gentle Introduction to Optimal Design
                                  for Regression Models  . . . . . . . . . 265
      Nicholas J. Barrowman and   
                Ransom A. Myers   Raindrop Plots: a New Way to Display
                                  Collections of Likelihoods and
                                  Distributions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268
           Christian Genest and   
              Jean-Claude Boies   Detecting Dependence With Kendall Plots  275
             Martin L. Hazelton   A Graphical Tool for Assessing Normality 285
                   Joseph Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 289
         Dominique Haughton and   
             Joel Deichmann and   
           Abdolreza Eshghi and   
                Selin Sayek and   
           Nicholas Teebagy and   
                    Heikki Topi   A Review of Software Packages for Data
                                  Mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290
                Joseph M. Hilbe   A Review of Current SPSS Products: SPSS
                                  12, SigmaPlot 8.02, SigmaStat 3.0, Part
                                  1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 310
            Mary Kathryn Cowles   Book Review: \booktitleAn R and S-PLUS
                                  Companion to Applied Regression  . . . . 316
                   Brian Jersky   Book Review: \booktitleHyperstat (2nd
                                  ed.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316
 Christine M. Anderson-Cook and   
                Marcus M. Alley   Book Review: \booktitleStatistical
                                  Methods in Agricultural and Experimental
                                  Biology (3rd ed.)  . . . . . . . . . . . 317
                      Anonymous   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 319
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 319
                      Anonymous   Corrections  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322


The American Statistician
Volume 58, Number 1, February, 2004

            James H. Albert and   
                James E. Gentle   Special Section: Teaching Computational
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
                James E. Gentle   Courses in Statistical Computing and
                                  Computational Statistics . . . . . . . . 2
                   John Monahan   Teaching Statistical Computing at North
                                  Carolina State University  . . . . . . . 6
                  Kenneth Lange   Computational Statistics and
                                  Optimization Theory at UCLA  . . . . . . 9
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
           C. Chandra Sekar and   
              W. Edwards Deming   On a Method of Estimating Birth and
                                  Death Rates and the Extent of
                                  Registration (Excerpt) . . . . . . . . . 13
                     Xu Guo and   
              Bradley P. Carlin   Separate and Joint Modeling of
                                  Longitudinal and Event Time Data Using
                                  Standard Computer Packages . . . . . . . 16
          James F. Troendle and   
             Edward L. Korn and   
                Lisa M. McShane   An Example of Slow Convergence of the
                                  Bootstrap in High Dimensions . . . . . . 25
            David R. Hunter and   
                  Kenneth Lange   A Tutorial on MM Algorithms  . . . . . . 30
      Reid Dorsey-Palmateer and   
                     Gary Smith   Bowlers' Hot Hands . . . . . . . . . . . 38
               Samuel S. Wu and   
                Mark C. K. Yang   Evaluation of the Current Decision Rule
                                  in Figure Skating and Possible
                                  Improvements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
               Justin L. Tobias   Assessing Assessments of School
                                  Performance: The Case of California  . . 55
           Ricardo J. Rodriguez   First Significant Digit Patterns From
                                  Mixtures of Uniform Distributions  . . . 64--71
             Daniel Gervini and   
               Valentin Rousson   Criteria for Evaluating
                                  Dimension-Reducing Components for
                                  Multivariate Data  . . . . . . . . . . . 72
            Donna F. Stroup and   
         Richard A. Goodman and   
              Ralph Cordell and   
              Richard Scheaffer   Teaching Statistical Principles Using
                                  Epidemiology: Measuring the Health of
                                  Populations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
                   Joseph Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 85
             Elaine T. McDonald   Intro Stats  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
              Stephen J. Miller   Book Review: \booktitleFifty Fathoms:
                                  Statistics Demonstrations for Deeper
                                  Understanding  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
              Stephen J. Miller   Book Review: \booktitleCAST
                                  (Computer-Assisted Statistics Teaching)  87
              Samantha C. Bates   Book Review: \booktitleIntroductory
                                  Statistics with R  . . . . . . . . . . . 88
            Mary Kathryn Cowles   Book Review: \booktitleSAS for Linear
                                  Models (4th ed.) . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
            Mary Kathryn Cowles   Book Review: \booktitleStatistical
                                  Computing: An Introduction to Data
                                  Analysis using SPlus . . . . . . . . . . 89
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 90

The American Statistician
Volume 58, Number 2, May, 2004

            James H. Albert and   
            Joseph M. Hilbe and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Editor's Report for \booktitleThe
                                  American Statistician, Volume 57 (2003)  91--92
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Statistical Computing Software Reviews   92--92
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Reviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92--92
             Michael Hamada and   
                   Randy Sitter   Statistical Research: Some Advice for
                                  Beginners  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93--101
               Daniel Barry and   
               Philip J. Boland   Debating the Use of Statistical Evidence
                                  in Allegations of Age Discrimination . . 102--109
             R. Dennis Cook and   
               Sanford Weisberg   Partial One-Dimensional Regression
                                  Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110--116
              Howard Wainer and   
                  Lisa M. Brown   Two Statistical Paradoxes in the
                                  Interpretation of Group Differences:
                                  Illustrated with Medical School
                                  Admission and Licensing Data . . . . . . 117--123
                Weiwen Miao and   
            Joseph L. Gastwirth   The Effect of Dependence on Confidence
                                  Intervals for a Population Proportion    124--130
            Peter C. Austin and   
                     Jack V. Tu   Bootstrap Methods for Developing
                                  Predictive Models  . . . . . . . . . . . 131--137
               Holger Dette and   
             Timothy E. O'Brien   Efficient Experimental Design for the
                                  Behrens--Fisher Problem With Application
                                  to Bioassay  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138--143
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144--144
                 Sharon L. Lohr   Statistical Frontiers in Survey Sampling 145--149
     Dimitris Hatzinikolaou and   
              Kosmas Ferentinos   On the Role of Semielasticity in
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150--151
                 Hwan Chung and   
                 Eric Loken and   
              Joseph L. Schafer   Difficulties in Drawing Inferences with
                                  Finite-Mixture Models: a Simple Example
                                  with a Simple Solution . . . . . . . . . 152--158
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 159--159
             Paul T. von Hippel   Biases in SPSS 12.0 Missing Value
                                  Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160--164
            Willard C. Losinger   A Review of the GUM Workbench  . . . . . 165--167
                Joseph M. Hilbe   A Review of SPSS 12.01, Part 2 . . . . . 168--171
               Amy K. Ferketich   Book Review: \booktitleIntroductory
                                  Biostatistics for the Health Sciences:
                                  Modern Applications Including Bootstrap,
                                  by Michael R. Chernick; Robert H. Friis  172--172
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Book Review: \booktitleRegression and
                                  ANOVA: An Integrated Approach Using SAS
                                  Software, by Keith E. Muller; Bethel A.
                                  Fetterman  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172--173
         Carolyn Pillers Dobler   Book Review: \booktitle101 Special
                                  Practice Problems in Probability and
                                  Statistics, by Paul D. Berger; Samuel C.
                                  Hanna; Robert E. Maurer  . . . . . . . . 173--173
         Carolyn Pillers Dobler   101 Special Practice Problems in
                                  Probability and Statistics . . . . . . . 173--173
                 Robert B. Lund   Book Review: \booktitleElementary
                                  Probability Theory with Stochastic
                                  Processes and an Introduction to
                                  Mathematical Finance, by Kai Lai Chung;
                                  Farid Aitsahlia  . . . . . . . . . . . . 173--174
                 Montserrat Rue   Book Review: \booktitleStatistical
                                  Methods for the Analysis of Biomedical
                                  Data, by Robert F. Woolson; William R.
                                  Clarke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174--174
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitleMathematical
                                  Diamonds, by Ross Honsberger . . . . . . 175--175
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitleEnvironmental
                                  Mathematics in the Classroom, by B. A.
                                  Fusaro; P. C. Kenschaft  . . . . . . . . 175--175
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitleInternational
                                  Mathematical Olympiads 1986--1999, by
                                  Marcin E. Kuczma; Mathematical Olympiads
                                  2003--2001: Problems and Solutions From
                                  Around the World by Titu Andreescu;
                                  Zuming Feng; George Lee, Jr. . . . . . . 175--175
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitleCommon
                                  Statistical Methods for Clinical
                                  Research with SAS Examples, by Glenn A.
                                  Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175--175
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitleNonparametric
                                  Statistical Inference, by Jean Dickinson
                                  Gibbons; Subhabrata Chakraborti  . . . . 175--175
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitleElementary
                                  Probability, by David Strizaker  . . . . 175--175
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 175--175
              David Rothman and   
                    David Mease   Mease, D. (2003), ``A Penalized Maximum
                                  Likelihood Approach for the Ranking of
                                  College Football Teams Independent of
                                  Victory Margins,'' ``The American
                                  Statistician, \bf 57, 241--248: Comment
                                  by Rothman and Reply . . . . . . . . . . 176--176
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 176--177
                M. C. Jones and   
             Martin L. Hazelton   Hazelton, M. L. (2003), ``A Graphical
                                  Tool for Assessing Normality,'' The
                                  American Statistician,`` \bf 57,
                                  285--288: Comment by Jones and Reply . . 176--177
                      Anonymous   Corrections  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178--178
              Douglas G. Bonett   Corrections: Confidence Intervals for
                                  Mean Absolute Deviations . . . . . . . . 178--178
             Martin L. Hazelton   Corrections: a Graphical Tool for
                                  Assessing Normality  . . . . . . . . . . 178--178
               Russell V. Lenth   Corrections: CAST (Computer-Assisted
                                  Statistics Teaching) . . . . . . . . . . 178--178
                Donna L. Stroup   Corrections: Teaching Statistical
                                  Principles Using Epidemiology: Measuring
                                  the Health of Populations  . . . . . . . 178--178
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 58, Number 3, August, 2004

               Hal S. Stern and   
             Kenneth Massey and   
          David A. Harville and   
        Richard Billingsley and   
                 Wes Colley and   
                    David Mease   Statistics and the College Football
                                  Championship [with Discussions, with
                                  Reply] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179--185
                 Kenneth Massey   Discussion: Statistics and the College
                                  Football Championship  . . . . . . . . . 185--187
              David A. Harville   Discussion: Statistics and the College
                                  Football Championship  . . . . . . . . . 187--189
            Richard Billingsley   Discussion: Statistics and the College
                                  Football Championship  . . . . . . . . . 190--190
                    Wes Colleys   Discussion: Statistics and the College
                                  Football Championship  . . . . . . . . . 191--192
                    David Mease   Discussion: Statistics and the College
                                  Football Championship  . . . . . . . . . 192--194
                      Anonymous   Reply: Statistics and the College
                                  Football Championship  . . . . . . . . . 194--195
                Donald B. Rubin   On Advice for Beginners in Statistical
                                  Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196--197
                Alan E. Gelfand   Discussion of ``Statistical Research:
                                  Some Advice for Beginners'' by M. Hamada
                                  and R. Sitter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197--198
             Elizabeth Thompson   The Importance of ``Why?'' . . . . . . . 198--198
               Deepak B. Khatry   Statistical Contributions in
                                  Biotechnology and Nonclinical
                                  Drug-Discovery Research  . . . . . . . . 199--199
            Willard C. Losinger   How to do Statistical Research . . . . . 200--200
        Elizabeth A. Stasny and   
             Michael Hamada and   
                   Randy Sitter   Some Random Thoughts on Doing Research
                                  [with Response]  . . . . . . . . . . . . 200--202
             Michael Hamada and   
                   Randy Sitter   Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202--202
        Patrick J. Cantwell and   
               Howard Hogan and   
             Kathleen M. Styles   The Use of Statistical Methods in the
                                  U.S. Census: ``Utah v. Evans'' . . . . . 203--212
                   Neil H. Timm   Estimating Effect Sizes in Exploratory
                                  Experimental Studies When Using a Linear
                                  Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--217
                   Scott Menard   Six Approaches to Calculating
                                  Standardized Logistic Regression
                                  Coefficients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218--223
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224--224
Gábor J. Székely and   
         Donald St. P. Richards   The St. Petersburg Paradox and the Crash
                                  of High-Tech Stocks in 2000  . . . . . . 225--231
          Michael J. Rovine and   
            Douglas R. Anderson   Peirce and Bowditch: An American
                                  Contribution to Correlation and
                                  Regression . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232--236
                James A. Hanley   ``Transmuting'' Women into Men: Galton's
                                  Family Data on Human Stature . . . . . . 237--243
           Robert G. Easterling   Teaching Experimental Design . . . . . . 244--252
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 253--253
             Jamie D. Mills and   
               Elisa L. Johnson   An Evaluation of ActivStats for SPSS for
                                  Teaching and Learning  . . . . . . . . . 254--258
              Kristin A. Duncan   Book Review: \booktitleGrade Inflation:
                                  A Crisis in College Education, by Valen
                                  E. Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259--259
              Stephen J. Miller   Book Review: \booktitleStatistics in
                                  Action: Understanding a World of Data,
                                  by Anne E. Watkins; Richard L.
                                  Schaeffer; George W. Cobb  . . . . . . . 259--260
                     Grace Chan   Book Review: \booktitleSAS Programming:
                                  The One-Day Course, by Neil H. Spencer   260--260
                    Robert Lund   Book Review: \booktitleStochastic
                                  Processes and Their Applications, by
                                  Frank E. Beichelt; L. Paul Fatti . . . . 261--261
                    Robert Lund   Stochastic Processes and Their
                                  Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261--261
 Christine M. Anderson-Cook and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Book Review: \booktitleStep-by-Step
                                  Basic Statistics Using SAS: Student
                                  Guide, by Larry Hatcher; Step-by-Step
                                  Basic Statistics Using SAS: Exercises by
                                  Larry Hatcher  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262--262
                      Anonymous   Applied Statistics: Analysis of Variance
                                  and Regression by Ruth M. Mickey; Olive
                                  Jean Dunn; Virginia A. Clark . . . . . . 262--262
                      Anonymous   Designing Experiments and Analyzing
                                  Data: a Model Comparison Perspective by
                                  Scott E. Maxwell; Harold D. Delaney  . . 262--262
                      Anonymous   Math through the Ages: a Gentle History
                                  for Teachers and Others by William P.
                                  Berlinghoff; Fernando Q. Gouvêa; Sherlock
                                  Holmes in Babylon and Other Tales of
                                  Mathematical History by Marlow Anderson;
                                  Victor Katz; Robin Wilson  . . . . . . . 262--262
                      Anonymous   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 262--263
                      Anonymous   Writing Projects for Mathematics
                                  Courses: Crashed Clowns, Cars, and
                                  Coffee to Go by Annalisa Crannell; Gavin
                                  Larose; Thomas Ratliff; Elyn Rykken  . . 262--263
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??

The American Statistician
Volume 58, Number 4, November, 2004

       Richard L. Scheaffer and   
            Elizabeth A. Stasny   The State of Undergraduate Education in
                                  Statistics: a Report from the CBMS 2000  265--271
          Marshall M. Joffe and   
         Thomas R. Ten Have and   
          Harold I. Feldman and   
              Stephen E. Kimmel   Model Selection, Confounder Control, and
                                  Marginal Structural Models: Review and
                                  New Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . 272--279
            H. Dean Johnson and   
               Dennis A. Warner   Factors Relating to the Degree to Which
                                  Statistical Consulting Clients Deem
                                  Their Consulting Experiences to be a
                                  Success  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280--289
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290--291
           Morris H. Hansen and   
             William N. Hurwitz   The Problem of Nonresponse in Sample
                                  Surveys  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292--294
                Leslie Kish and   
                     Irene Hess   A ``Replacement'' Procedure for Reducing
                                  the Bias of Nonresponse  . . . . . . . . 295--297
                Donald B. Rubin   The Design of a General and Flexible
                                  System for Handling Nonresponse in
                                  Sample Surveys . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298--302
               Michele Dipietro   Bayesian Randomized Response as a Class
                                  Project  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303--309
             Lynn A. Fisher and   
         Donald St. P. Richards   Random Walks as Motivational Material in
                                  Introductory Statistics and Probability
                                  Courses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 310--316
                    Iain Pardoe   Multidimensional Scaling for Selecting
                                  Small Groups in College Courses  . . . . 317--321
            Daniel R. Jeske and   
                Todd Blessinger   Tunable Approximations for the Mean and
                                  Variance of the Maximum of Heterogeneous
                                  Geometrically Distributed Random
                                  Variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322--327
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 328--329
            Mary Kathryn Cowles   Review of WinBUGS 1.4  . . . . . . . . . 330--336
               Patrick J. Kelly   A Review of Software Packages for
                                  Analyzing Correlated Survival Data . . . 337--342
         Nicholas J. Horton and   
         Elizabeth R. Brown and   
                   Linjuan Qian   Use of R as a Toolbox for Mathematical
                                  Statistics Exploration . . . . . . . . . 343--357
              Richard J. Cleary   Book Review: \booktitleTeaching
                                  Statistics Using Baseball, by Jim Albert 358--358
            Richard J. C. Leary   Teaching Statistics Using Baseball. Jim
                                  Albert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--358
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Book Review: \booktitleCommon Errors in
                                  Statistics (and How to Avoid Them), by
                                  Phillip I. Good; James W. Hardin . . . . 359--359
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Common Errors in Statistics (and How to
                                  Avoid Them)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--359
            Judith Schwartzbaum   Book Review: \booktitleActivEpi 1.1 (2nd
                                  ed.), by David G. Kleinbaum; ActivEpi
                                  Companion Textbook: A Supplement for Use
                                  with the ActivEpi CD-ROM by David G.
                                  Kleinbaum; Kevin M. Sullivan; Nancy D.
                                  Barker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--360
                       D. Glass   Book Review: \booktitleProofs That
                                  Really Count: The Art of Combinatorial
                                  Proof, by Arthur T. Benjamin; Jennifer
                                  J. Quinn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360--360
      Clyde H. Schoolfield, Jr.   Book Review: \booktitleElements of
                                  Stochastic Modeling, by K. Borovkov  . . 360--361
             Lawrence M. Lesser   Wainer, H., and Brown, L. M. (2004),
                                  ``Two Statistical Paradoxes in the
                                  Interpretation of Group Differences:
                                  Illustrated with Medical School
                                  Admission and Licensing Data,'' The
                                  American Statistician, \bf 58, 117--123:
                                  Comment by Lesser  . . . . . . . . . . . 362--362
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 362--363
             W. Fred Webber and   
                 Hwan Chung and   
                 Eric Loken and   
              Joseph L. Schafer   Chung, H., Loken, E., and Schafer, J. L.
                                  (2004), ``Difficulties in Drawing
                                  Inferences with Finite-Mixture Models: A
                                  Simple Example with a Simple Solution,''
                                  ``The American Statistician'', \bf 58,
                                  152--158: Comment by Webber and Reply    362--363
                      Anonymous   Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 364--364
                   Scott Menard   Correction: Six Approaches to
                                  Calculating Standardized Logistic
                                  Regression Coefficients  . . . . . . . . 364--364
                      Anonymous   2004 Editorial Collaborators . . . . . . 365--368
                      Anonymous   Back Matter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Front Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ??
                      Anonymous   Volume Information . . . . . . . . . . . ??


The American Statistician
Volume 59, Number 1, February, 2005

                 David S. Moore   Preparing Graduate Students to Teach
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--3
                  Andrew Gelman   A Course on Teaching Statistics at the
                                  University Level . . . . . . . . . . . . 4--7
            Amy G. Froelich and   
       William M. Duckworth and   
           W. Robert Stephenson   Training Statistics Teachers at Iowa
                                  State University . . . . . . . . . . . . 8--10
             W. L. Harkness and   
              J. L. Rosenberger   Training Graduate Students at Penn State
                                  University in Teaching Statistics  . . . 11--13
           Jeffrey B. Birch and   
                   J. P. Morgan   TA Training at Virginia Tech . . . . . . 14--18
        Javier Girón and   
              Josep Ginebra and   
                      Alex Riba   Bayesian Analysis of a Multinomial
                                  Sequence and Homogeneity of Literary
                                  Style  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--30
              Martin A. Koschat   A Case for Simple Tables . . . . . . . . 31--40
                Stefan Niermann   Optimizing the Ordering of Tables With
                                  Evolutionary Computation . . . . . . . . 41--46
         Richard N. McGrath and   
                  Arthur B. Yeh   A Quick, Compact, Two-Sample Dispersion
                                  Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47--53
                Abram Kagan and   
              Lawrence A. Shepp   A Sufficiency Paradox  . . . . . . . . . 54--56
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57--57
                 Allyn A. Young   National Statistics in War and Peace . . 58--61
                    Carl Snyder   The Problem of Prosperity  . . . . . . . 62--67
                Helen M. Walker   The Role of the American Statistical
                                  Association  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--71
                Mirjam Moerbeek   Randomization of Clusters Versus
                                  Randomization of Persons Within Clusters 72--78
         Lurdes Y. T. Inoue and   
            Donald A. Berry and   
            Giovanni Parmigiani   Relationship Between Bayesian and
                                  Frequentist Sample Size Determination    79--87
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 88--88
             Angelique Davi and   
         Dominique Haughton and   
                  Nada Nasr and   
                Gaurav Shah and   
            Maria Skaletsky and   
                     Ruth Spack   A Review of Two Text-Mining Packages . . 89--103
                Joseph M. Hilbe   A Review of Systat 11  . . . . . . . . . 104--110
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Review of SigmaPlot 9.0  . . . . . . . . 111--112
                   John. Hansen   Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh:
                                  Analyzing and Understanding Data . . . . 113--113
                Daniel L. McGee   An Introduction to Survival Analysis
                                  Using Stata (rev.) . . . . . . . . . . . 113--113
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
               Russell V. Lenth   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 114--115
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 116--118
                      Anonymous   Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119--119

The American Statistician
Volume 59, Number 2, May, 2005

             Ronald Christensen   Testing Fisher, Neyman, Pearson, and
                                  Bayes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121--126
              Lynn Friedman and   
                   Melanie Wall   Graphical Views of Suppression and
                                  Multicollinearity in Multiple Linear
                                  Regression . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--136
                Paul W. Vos and   
                 Suzanne Hudson   Evaluation Criteria for Discrete
                                  Confidence Intervals . . . . . . . . . . 137--142
              Luc Duchateau and   
                   Paul Janssen   Understanding Heterogeneity in
                                  Generalized Mixed and Frailty Models . . 143--146
              Paul R. Rosenbaum   Heterogeneity and Causality  . . . . . . 147--152
            Andrew R. Solow and   
                Woollcott Smith   How Surprising is a New Record?  . . . . 153--155
           Jen\Ho Reiczigel and   
Ildikó Zakariás and   
             Lajos Rózsa   A Bootstrap Test of Stochastic Equality
                                  of Two Populations . . . . . . . . . . . 156--161
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162--163
                  John Ludbrook   R. A. Fisher's Life and Death in
                                  Australia, 1959--1962  . . . . . . . . . 164--165
                     Brian Bull   Exemplar Sampling  . . . . . . . . . . . 166--172
                Mirjam Moerbeek   Randomization of Clusters Versus
                                  Randomization of Persons Within Clusters 173--179
         Matthew A. Carlton and   
          William D. Stansfield   Making Babies by the Flip of a Coin? . . 180--182
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 183--184
                Joseph M. Hilbe   A Review of SPSS, Part 3 . . . . . . . . 185--186
                Joseph M. Hilbe   SigmaStat 3.1  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187--191
              Klaus Langohr and   
         Guadalupe Gómez   Likelihood Maximization Using Web-Based
                                  Optimization Tools . . . . . . . . . . . 192--202
               James J. Cochran   The Numbers Game: Baseball's Lifelong
                                  Fascination with Statistics  . . . . . . 203--203
             Peter F. Craigmile   All of Statistics: a Concise Course in
                                  Statistical Inference  . . . . . . . . . 203--204

The American Statistician
Volume 59, Number 3, August, 2005

                James H. Albert   Editor's Report for \booktitleThe
                                  American Statistician, Volume 58 (2004)  205--206
                     Jesse Frey   A Ranking Method Based on Minimizing the
                                  Number of In-Sample Errors . . . . . . . 207--216
              Ian R. Harris and   
                 Brent D. Burch   Measuring Relative Importance of Sources
                                  of Variation Without Using Variance  . . 217--222
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223--223
                 Ian Spence and   
                  Howard Wainer   William Playfair and His Graphical
                                  Inventions: An Excerpt From the
                                  Introduction to the Republication of His
                                  Atlas and Statistical Breviary . . . . . 224--229
                 G. A. McIntyre   A Method for Unbiased Selective
                                  Sampling, Using Ranked Sets  . . . . . . 230--232
                   Susan Belden   Discussion: Moving Beyond the St.
                                  Petersburg Paradox to Understand Growth
                                  Stock Valuation  . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--234
    Gabor J. Székely and   
         Donald St. P. Richards   Response: Remain Steadfast With the St.
                                  Petersburg Paradox to Quantify
                                  Irrational Exuberance  . . . . . . . . . 235--239
   Jorge Larreamendy-Joerns and   
             Gaea Leinhardt and   
                Javier Corredor   Six Online Statistics Courses:
                                  Examination and Review . . . . . . . . . 240--251
          Mithat Gönen and   
          Wesley O. Johnson and   
                Yonggang Lu and   
              Peter H. Westfall   The Bayesian Two-Sample $t$ Test . . . . 252--257
               Jeff T. Terpstra   Some Illustrative Classroom Examples
                                  Regarding Sums of Discrete Random
                                  Variables With Finite Support  . . . . . 258--265
               James J. Cochran   Can You Really Learn Basic Probability
                                  by Playing a Sports Board Game?  . . . . 266--272
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 273--273
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Book Review: \booktitleThe Chicago Guide
                                  to Writing About Numbers . . . . . . . . 274--274
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   More Damned Lies and Statistics: How
                                  Numbers Confuse Public Issues and
                                  Chance: a Guide to Gambling, Love, the
                                  Stock Market, & Just About Everything
                                  Else . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274--275
              Richard J. Cleary   Teaching Statistics: a Bag of Tricks . . 275--275
        Samantha C. Bates Prins   Statistical Analysis and Data Display:
                                  An Intermediate Course with Examples in
                                  S-Plus, R, and SAS . . . . . . . . . . . 275--276
        Samantha C. Bates Prins   Linear Models with R . . . . . . . . . . 276--276
                  Dave H. Annis   Probability and Statistics: The Science
                                  of Uncertainty . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276--277
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 278--278
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 279--279
                      Anonymous   Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280--280

The American Statistician
Volume 59, Number 4, November, 2005

                James H. Albert   Editor's Report for \booktitleThe
                                  American Statistician, Volume 59 (2005)  281--281
           Peter J. Danaher and   
             Bruce G. S. Hardie   Bacon With Your Eggs? Applications of a
                                  New Bivariate Beta-Binomial Distribution 282--286
              Steve Verrill and   
                     Mark Durst   The Decline and Fall of Type II Error
                                  Rates  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--291
          Hans-Peter Piepho and   
               Katharina Emrich   Simultaneous Confidence Intervals for
                                  Two Estimable Functions and Their Ratio
                                  Under a Linear Model . . . . . . . . . . 292--300
          Steven M. Snapinn and   
                   Qi Jiang and   
                 Boris Iglewicz   Illustrating the Impact of a
                                  Time-Varying Covariate With an Extended
                                  Kaplan--Meier Estimator  . . . . . . . . 301--307
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308--308
               Herbert A. David   Tables Related to the Normal
                                  Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309--311
                Joan Fisher Box   A Reminiscence of R. A. Fisher . . . . . 312--314
                 Fritz Scheuren   Multiple Imputation  . . . . . . . . . . 315--319
                 David H. Annis   Rethinking the Paper Helicopter  . . . . 320--326
                David R. Hunter   Teaching Computing in Statistical Theory
                                  Courses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327--333
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 334--334
                Joseph M. Hilbe   A Review of Stata 9.0  . . . . . . . . . 335--348
              Richard J. Cleary   Gauss: Titan of Science and Karl
                                  Pearson: The Scientific Life in a
                                  Statistical Age  . . . . . . . . . . . . 349--349
               Izabela E. Annis   PROC SQL: Beyond the Basics Using SAS    350--350
                  E. David Ford   A Primer of Ecological Statistics  . . . 350--350
                 Alexandra Dias   Statistical Analysis of Financial Data
                                  in S-Plus  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351--351
             Jeffrey Rosoff and   
         Carolyn Pillers Dobler   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 352--352
           Raymond. Hubbard and   
                  M. J. Bayarri   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 353--354
                      Anonymous   2005 Editorial Collaborators . . . . . . 355--358


The American Statistician
Volume 60, Number 1, February, 2006

                 Peter Westfall   Editorial  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--2
             Brian J. Reich and   
            James S. Hodges and   
          Bradley P. Carlin and   
                  Adam M. Reich   A Spatial Analysis of Basketball Shot
                                  Chart Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3--12
              Gary A. Simon and   
            Jeffrey S. Simonoff   ``Last Licks'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13--18
               Matthew J. Gurka   Selecting the Best Linear Mixed Model
                                  Under REML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19--26
            Donald A. Berry and   
               Gregory D. Ayers   Symmetrized Percent Change for Treatment
                                  Comparisons  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27--31
                 Fritz Scheuren   Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32--33
              W. Edwards Deming   On Errors in Surveys (An Excerpt)  . . . 34--38
                    S. S. Wilks   Undergraduate Statistical Education  . . 39--45
           Herbert A. David and   
             Donald F. Morrison   Samuel Stanley Wilks (1906--1964)  . . . 46--49
                John F. Monahan   Professor C. R. Mudgeon and the
                                  ``Order,'' or Writing Regression
                                  Questions So That Students Do Not Need a
                                  Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50--52
             Dean P. Foster and   
                Robert A. Stine   Being Warren Buffett . . . . . . . . . . 53--60
            James A. Hanley and   
                   Dana Teltsch   The PDF of a Function of a Random
                                  Variable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61--67
            Jonathan J. Shuster   Using a Two-Player Coin Game Paradox in
                                  the Classroom  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68--70
             Nitis Mukhopadhyay   MVUE for the Mean With One Observation   71--74
           Enrique R. Villa and   
                Luis A. Escobar   Using Moment Generating Functions to
                                  Derive Mixture Distributions . . . . . . 75--80
            Philip L. H. Yu and   
        Jennifer S. K. Chan and   
                   Wing K. Fung   Statistical Exploration from SARS  . . . 81--91
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 92--92
            James W. Hardin and   
                Joseph M. Hilbe   A Review of Scientific WorkPlace 5.5 . . 93--96
                 David H. Annis   Baseball's All-Time Best Hitters: How
                                  Statistics Can Level the Playing Field
                                  and Baseball's All-Time Best Sluggers:
                                  Adjusted Batting Performance from
                                  Strikeouts to Home Runs  . . . . . . . . 97--97
                 Mark Schilling   Understanding Probability: Chance Rules
                                  in Everyday Life . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--98
            Mary Kathryn Cowles   Probability and Statistics for Computer
                                  Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98--98
              Deborah J. Rumsey   Introduction to Bayesian Statistics  . . 98--99
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   The Challenge of Developing Statistical
                                  Literacy, Reasoning and Thinking . . . . 99--99
              Richard J. Cleary   Innovations in Teaching Statistics and
                                  Achieving Quantitative Literacy: An
                                  Urgent Challenge for Higher Education    99--100
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 101--103

The American Statistician
Volume 60, Number 2, May, 2006

             Ronald L. Iman and   
            Mark E. Johnson and   
         Charles C. Watson, Jr.   Statistical Aspects of Forecasting and
                                  Planning for Hurricanes  . . . . . . . . 105--121
               Fulvio De Santis   Power Priors and Their Use in Clinical
                                  Trials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122--129
       Christina M. Gullion and   
                   Nancy Berman   What Statistical Consultants Do  . . . . 130--138
                Brian Caffo and   
               Michael Griswold   A User-Friendly Introduction to
                                  Link-Probit-Normal Models  . . . . . . . 139--145
                  Andrew Gelman   The Boxer, the Wrestler, and the Coin
                                  Flip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146--150
             David H. Annis and   
                   Samuel S. Wu   A Comparison of Potential Playoff
                                  Systems for NCAA I-A Football  . . . . . 151--157
                 Eric Loken and   
              Michael J. Rovine   Peirce's 19th Century Mixture Model
                                  Approach to Rater Agreement  . . . . . . 158--161
                    H. A. David   The Introduction of Matrix Algebra into
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162--162
                Arnab Maity and   
                Michael Sherman   The Two-Sample T Test With One Variance
                                  Unknown  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--166
              Dale J. Cohen and   
                      Jon Cohen   The Sectioned Density Plot . . . . . . . 167--174
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 175--175
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Mathematica 5.2  . . . . . . . . . . . . 176--186
                Joseph M. Hilbe   A Review of LIMDEP 9.0 and NLOGIT 4.0    187--202
              Richard J. Cleary   Working with Numbers and Statistics: a
                                  Handbook for Journalists . . . . . . . . 203--203
                   Linda Pickle   Graphic Discovery: a Trout in the Milk
                                  and Other Visual Adventures  . . . . . . 203--203
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Book Review: \booktitleThe Chicago Guide
                                  to Writing About Multivariate Analysis   203--204
                    Rudy Guerra   Dicing With Death: Chance, Risk, and
                                  Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204--204
                    Enno Mammen   Statistical Models . . . . . . . . . . . 204--205
               Steven F. Arnold   Design of Experiments with MINITAB . . . 205--205
                     David Lane   Statistics Without Math  . . . . . . . . 205--206
      Carter Cleveland Rakovski   Regression With Social Data: Modeling
                                  Continuous and Limited Response
                                  Variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206--206
     Carolyn Pillers Dobler and   
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 207--207
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 208--211
                      Anonymous   Correction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212--212

The American Statistician
Volume 60, Number 3, August, 2006

             Roderick J. Little   Calibrated Bayes . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--223
                 A. F. Karr and   
               C. N. Kohnen and   
                 A. Oganian and   
               J. P. Reiter and   
                    A. P. Sanil   A Framework for Evaluating the Utility
                                  of Data Altered to Protect
                                  Confidentiality  . . . . . . . . . . . . 224--232
               N. D. Pearce and   
                     M. P. Wand   Penalized Splines and Reproducing Kernel
                                  Methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233--240
               Valerie Hyde and   
              Wolfgang Jank and   
                  Galit Shmueli   Investigating Concurrency in Online
                                  Auctions Through Visualization . . . . . 241--250
                   Yulei He and   
      Trivellore E. Raghunathan   Tukey's $ g h $ Distribution for
                                  Multiple Imputation  . . . . . . . . . . 251--256
            Torsten Hothorn and   
                Kurt Hornik and   
        Mark A. van de Wiel and   
                  Achim Zeileis   A Lego System for Conditional Inference  257--263
                Sourish Das and   
                   Dipak K. Dey   On Bayesian Analysis of Generalized
                                  Linear Models Using the Jacobian
                                  Technique  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264--268
            Spyros Missiakoulis   Plutarch and Lucullus' Applied Sampling  269--270
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 271--271
         Dominique Haughton and   
               Arnold Kamis and   
               Patrick Scholten   A Review of Three Directed Acyclic
                                  Graphs Software Packages . . . . . . . . 272--286
                     J. C. Nash   Spreadsheets in Statistical Practice:
                                  Another Look . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287--289
              Richard J. Cleary   Probability is the Very Guide of Life:
                                  The Philosophical Uses of Chance . . . . 290--290
                     Jay Devore   Probability, Statistics, and Stochastic
                                  Processes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290--290
              Stanley Wasserman   Analyzing Categorical Data . . . . . . . 291--292
         Carolyn Pillers Dobler   The Essence of Multivariate Thinking:
                                  Basic Themes and Methods . . . . . . . . 292--292
                   Michael Kahn   Data Matters: Conceptual Statistics for
                                  a Random World . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292--293
               Lawrence D. Ries   Statistical Methods For Communication
                                  Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293--293
             Nicholas J. Horton   Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling
                                  Using Stata  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293--294
         Carolyn Pillers Dobler   SAS Guide to Report Writing: Examples    294--294
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 295--297

The American Statistician
Volume 60, Number 4, November, 2006

              David A. Freedman   On The So-Called ``Huber Sandwich
                                  Estimator'' and ``Robust Standard
                                  Errors'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299--302
               Monnie McGee and   
                Nora V. Bergasa   Analysis of a Pilot Study for
                                  Amelioration of Itching in Liver Disease 303--308
                David J. Finney   Calibration Guidelines Challenge Outlier
                                  Practices  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309--314
             Ralph deLaubenfels   The Victory of Least Squares and
                                  Orthogonality in Statistics  . . . . . . 315--321
                Avital Lann and   
                      Ruma Falk   Tell Me the Method, I'll Give You the
                                  Mean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322--327
              Andrew Gelman and   
                      Hal Stern   The Difference Between ``Significant''
                                  and ``Not Significant'' is not Itself
                                  Statistically Significant  . . . . . . . 328--331
               Leland Wilkinson   Revising the Pareto Chart  . . . . . . . 332--334
         Òyvind Langsrud   Explaining Correlations by Plotting
                                  Orthogonal Contrasts . . . . . . . . . . 335--339
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 340--340
                 David Berengut   Statistics for Experimenters: Design,
                                  Innovation, and Discovery  . . . . . . . 341--342
                     Jay Devore   Statistics for Business and Economics    342--343
              Peter C. Kiessler   Probability and Statistics for Engineers
                                  and Scientists . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343--343
                      Jo Hardin   Introduction to Statistics Through
                                  Resampling Methods and R/S-PLUS  . . . . 343--344
                     Jay Devore   Essential Mathematics and Statistics for
                                  Science  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344--345
               Izabela E. Annis   Statistics in Market Research  . . . . . 345--345
                Ryan E. Wiegand   Statistical Analysis of Medical Data
                                  Using SAS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345--346
                George Cotsonis   Sharpening Your SAS Skills . . . . . . . 346--346
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 347--349
                      Anonymous   2006 Editorial Collaborators . . . . . . 350--353


The American Statistician
Volume 61, Number 1, February, 2007

                    D. Tim Holt   The Official Statistics Olympic
                                  Challenge  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--8
              Gordon Brackstone   Discussion: The Official Statistics
                                  Olympic Challenge  . . . . . . . . . . . 9--12
               Janet L. Norwood   Discussion: The Official Statistics
                                  Olympic Challenge  . . . . . . . . . . . 13--15
              Nancy K. Torrieri   America is Changing, and So is the
                                  Census . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16--21
          Geert Molenberghs and   
                  Geert Verbeke   Likelihood Ratio, Score, and Wald Tests
                                  in a Constrained Parameter Space . . . . 22--27
              Helmut Finner and   
              Markus Roters and   
              Thorsten Dickhaus   Characterizing Density Crossing Points   28--33
                Thaddeus Tarpey   Linear Transformations and the $k$-Means
                                  Clustering Algorithm . . . . . . . . . . 34--40
           Herbert A. David and   
                Wayne A. Fuller   Sir Maurice Kendall (1907--1983) . . . . 41--46
       Alexander M. Strasak and   
               Qamruz Zaman and   
           Gerhard Marinell and   
           Karl P. Pfeiffer and   
                    Hanno Ulmer   The Use of Statistics in Medical
                                  Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47--55
          Bryan E. Shepherd and   
           Peter B. Gilbert and   
              Devan V. Mehrotra   Eliciting a Counterfactual Sensitivity
                                  Parameter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--63
                      Xiaomi Hu   Multivariate Analysis Without ``vec''
                                  and ``$ \otimes $''  . . . . . . . . . . 64--66
         Gauri Sankar Datta and   
                    Malay Ghosh   Characteristic Functions Without Contour
                                  Integration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67--70
          Cherié Alf and   
                    Sharon Lohr   Sampling Assumptions in Introductory
                                  Statistics Classes . . . . . . . . . . . 71--77
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Statistical Computing Software Reviews   78--78
         Nicholas J. Horton and   
                Ken P. Kleinman   Much Ado About Nothing . . . . . . . . . 79--90
                Joseph M. Hilbe   STATISTICA 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--94
               Joseph Cavanaugh   Seeing Through Statistics and Mind on
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95--95
              Mervyn Marasinghe   A First Course in Statistical Methods    95--97
                     Jay Devore   Introduction to Business Statistics  . . 97--97
               Joseph Cavanaugh   Statistics: The Exploration and Analysis
                                  of Data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97--98
                Jerry L. Moreno   Investigating Statistical Concepts,
                                  Applications, and Methods  . . . . . . . 98--99
                  J. Wade Davis   A Crash Course in SPSS for Windows:
                                  Updated for Versions 10, 11, 12 And 13   99--99
             Hadley Wickham and   
                    Dianne Cook   R Graphics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99--100
            Martin Mächler   Statistics: An Introduction using R  . . 100--101
                John C. Kern II   Introduction to Regression Analysis  . . 101--101
            Donald Richards and   
 Christine M. Anderson-Cook and   
                    Alina Kline   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 102--102

The American Statistician
Volume 61, Number 2, May, 2007

              Peter H. Westfall   Editor's Report  . . . . . . . . . . . . 103--104
                     Jesse Frey   Is an $ .833 $ Hitter Better Than a $
                                  .338 $ Hitter? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105--111
                   S. A. Sisson   Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112--119
         Richard E. Kennedy and   
           Sharon D. Yeatts and   
           Kellie J. Archer and   
             Chris Gennings and   
       Viswanathan Ramakrishnan   Opportunities for Biostatistics Students 120--126
               Lori E. Dodd and   
                 Edward L. Korn   The Bootstrap Variance of the Square of
                                  a Sample Mean  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127--131
           Andrea Capotorti and   
                  Frank Lad and   
            Giuseppe Sanfilippo   Reassessing Accuracy Rates of Median
                                  Decisions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132--138
           Ulrike Grömping   Estimators of Relative Importance in
                                  Linear Regression Based on Variance
                                  Decomposition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139--147
                 Jeroen de Mast   Agreement and Kappa-Type Indices . . . . 148--153
Diamandopoulos A. Athanasios and   
           Goudas C. Pavlos and   
        Kassimatis I. Theodoros   Early Evidence-Based Medicine  . . . . . 154--158
                  Lingyun Zhang   Sample Mean and Sample Variance  . . . . 159--160
                Andrew Rosalsky   A Simple and Probabilistic Proof of the
                                  Binomial Theorem . . . . . . . . . . . . 161--162
           Leonard A. Stefanski   Residual (Sur)Realism  . . . . . . . . . 163--177
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 178--178
                Joseph M. Hilbe   ePrint 5 Professional Conversion Utility 179--180
                Alan T. Arnholt   Statistics: The Art and Science of
                                  Learning From Data . . . . . . . . . . . 181--182
                    Yolande Tra   Even You Can Learn Statistics: a Guide
                                  for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182--182
                Phillip Edwards   Essentials of Statistics for Business
                                  and Economics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182--183
                     Ying Zhang   Fundamentals of Biostatistics  . . . . . 183--183
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Quality By Experimental Design . . . . . 183--184
               Michael Minnotte   Book review: \booktitleIntroduction to
                                  Modern Nonparametric Statistics, by
                                  James J. Higgins . . . . . . . . . . . . 184--184
                 Shaun S. Wulff   SAS for Mixed Models . . . . . . . . . . 184--185
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Six Sigma Quality Improvement with
                                  MINITAB  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185--185
                      Anonymous   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 186--186
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 187--188

The American Statistician
Volume 61, Number 3, August, 2007

                    Robert Lund   Revenge of the White Swan  . . . . . . . 189--192
          Peter H. Westfall and   
                Joseph M. Hilbe   The Black Swan . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193--194
                    Aaron Brown   Strong Language on Black Swans . . . . . 195--197
          Nassim Nicholas Taleb   Black Swans and the Domains of
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198--200
                     Jesse Frey   Bayesian Inference on a Proportion
                                  Believed to be a Simple Fraction . . . . 201--206
              Lisa J. Strug and   
           Charles A. Rohde and   
                  Paul N. Corey   An Introduction to Evidential Sample
                                  Size Calculations  . . . . . . . . . . . 207--212
            Christopher M. Rump   Capital Growth and the St. Petersburg
                                  Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213--217
           Wendy K. Tam Cho and   
                Brian J. Gaines   Breaking the (Benford) law: statistical
                                  fraud detection in campaign finance  . . 218--223
          Hans-Peter Piepho and   
           Joseph Ochieng Ogutu   Simple State-Space Models in a Mixed
                                  Model Framework  . . . . . . . . . . . . 224--232
     Garrett M. Fitzmaurice and   
          Stuart R. Lipsitz and   
                 Michael Parzen   Approximate Median Regression via the
                                  Box--Cox Transformation  . . . . . . . . 233--238
        Scott R. Kuindersma and   
                 Brian S. Blais   Teaching Bayesian Model Comparison With
                                  the Three-Sided Coin . . . . . . . . . . 239--244
         Nathaniel Schenker and   
         Katherine L. Monti and   
             George W. Cobb and   
            Ronald S. Fecso and   
                 Joan S. Chmiel   Combining Features of a Frequency Table
                                  and a Stem-and-Leaf Plot to Summarize
                                  the American Statistical Association's
                                  Strategic Activities . . . . . . . . . . 245--247
          Sangit Chatterjee and   
                    Aykut Firat   Generating Data with Identical
                                  Statistics but Dissimilar Graphics . . . 248--254
               Thomas P. Turiel   Quantum Random Bit Generators  . . . . . 255--259
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 260--261
                 A. Talha Yalta   The Numerical Reliability of GAUSS 8.0   262--268
                Joseph M. Hilbe   GenStat 9  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--273
                  Page C. Moore   Statistics Explained: An Introductory
                                  Guide for Life Scientists  . . . . . . . 274--274
                     Bruce Weir   Introduction to Statistics for Forensic
                                  Scientists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274--274
            Timothy J. Robinson   Design of Experiments for Agriculture
                                  and the Natural Sciences . . . . . . . . 275--275
                    Sylvie Mrug   Experimental Design And Statistics for
                                  Psychology: a First Course . . . . . . . 275--276
             David R. Bellhouse   Sampling Methods: Exercises and
                                  Solutions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276--276
                     John Haigh   Probability: Modeling and Applications
                                  to Random Processes  . . . . . . . . . . 276--277
                   Philip Dixon   The Little SAS Book for Enterprise Guide
                                  3.0  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277--277
                  Ulric J. Lund   Book Review: \booktitleA Handbook of
                                  Statistical Analyses Using R . . . . . . 277--278
           M. Bridget Zimmerman   SAS Programming and Data Analysis: a
                                  Theory and Program-Driven Approach . . . 277--278
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Visual Statistics: Seeing Data with
                                  Dynamic Interactive Graphics . . . . . . 278--278
                      Anonymous   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 279--279
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 280--284

The American Statistician
Volume 61, Number 4, November, 2007

            B. J. T. Morgan and   
               K. J. Palmer and   
                   M. S. Ridout   Negative Score Test Statistic  . . . . . 285--288
              Geert Verbeke and   
              Geert Molenberghs   What Can Go Wrong With the Score Test?   289--290
              David A. Freedman   How Can the Score Test Be Inconsistent?  291--295
               Bruce E. Barrett   Detecting Bias in Jury Selection . . . . 296--301
             Andreas Krause and   
           José Pinheiro   Modeling and Simulation to Adjust p
                                  Values in Presence of a Regression to
                                  the Mean Effect  . . . . . . . . . . . . 302--307
               J. Keith Ord and   
              Harvey J. Iglarsh   The Estimation of Conditional
                                  Distributions From Large Databases . . . 308--314
                Arthur Spirling   ``Turning Points'' in the Iraq Conflict  315--320
                   Micha Mandel   Censoring and Truncation ---
                                  Highlighting the Differences . . . . . . 321--324
      José R. Berrendero   The Bagged Median and the Bragged Mean   325--330
             S. Chakraborti and   
                          J. Li   Confidence Interval Estimation of a
                                  Normal Percentile  . . . . . . . . . . . 331--336
     Christopher S. Withers and   
             Saralees Nadarajah   A Recurrence Relation for Moments of the
                                  Noncentral Chi Square  . . . . . . . . . 337--338
                 Boris Iglewicz   Einstein's First Published Paper . . . . 339--342
            Stuart G. Baker and   
              Barnett S. Kramer   Peirce, Youden, and Receiver Operating
                                  Characteristic Curves  . . . . . . . . . 343--346
          Gregory K. Miller and   
           Stephanie L. Fridell   A Forgotten Discrete Distribution?
                                  Reviving the Negative Hypergeometric
                                  Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 347--350
              Herbert K. H. Lee   Chocolate Chip Cookies as a Teaching Aid 351--355
          Lutz Dümbgen and   
                   Hans Riedwyl   On Fences and Asymmetry in
                                  Box-and-Whiskers Plots . . . . . . . . . 356--359
                Lin-Yee Hin and   
           Vincent J. Carey and   
                   You-Gan Wang   Criteria for
                                  Working-Correlation-Structure Selection
                                  in GEE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360--364
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 365--366
                     Jay Devore   Applied Regression Analysis: a Second
                                  Course in Business and Economic
                                  Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367--367
                     Gary Simon   Applied Regression Modeling: a Business
                                  Approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367--368
                  Kerrie Nelson   Introduction to Mixed Modelling: Beyond
                                  Regression and Analysis of Variance  . . 368--369
               Jeffrey C. Sklar   Understanding Business Statistics  . . . 369--370
                    Brian Wiens   Handbook of Statistical Distributions
                                  with Applications  . . . . . . . . . . . 370--370
                     Jay Devore   Making Sense of Data: a Practical Guide
                                  to Exploratory Data Analysis and Data
                                  Mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 370--371
                 David H. Annis   Dyadic Data Analysis . . . . . . . . . . 371--371
            Timothy J. Robinson   Introduction to Computer-Intensive
                                  Methods of Data Analysis in Biology  . . 371--371
                      Anonymous   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 372--372
                Michael Sherman   Probabilities: The Little Numbers That
                                  Rule Our Lives . . . . . . . . . . . . . 372--372
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 373--373
                      Anonymous   2007 Editorial Collaborators . . . . . . 374--379


The American Statistician
Volume 62, Number 1, February, 2008

     William F. Christensen and   
            Lindsay W. Florence   Predicting Presidential and Other
                                  Multistage Election Outcomes Using
                                  State-Level Pre-Election Polls . . . . . 1--10
              John McCarthy and   
         Howard Stanislevic and   
              Mark Lindeman and   
              Arlene S. Ash and   
            Vittorio Addona and   
                   Mary Batcher   Percentage-Based versus
                                  Statistical-Power-Based Vote Tabulation
                                  Audits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11--16
          Mary M. Whiteside and   
                  Mark E. Eakin   A Better Estimate of the Number of Valid
                                  Signatures on a Petition . . . . . . . . 17--21
              Russell A. Boyles   The Role of Likelihood in Interval
                                  Estimation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22--26
               David Afshartous   Sample Size Determination for Binomial
                                  Proportion Confidence Intervals  . . . . 27--31
             Denis Larocque and   
              Ronald H. Randles   Confidence Intervals for a Discrete
                                  Population Median  . . . . . . . . . . . 32--39
                 Frank Tuyl and   
            Richard Gerlach and   
               Kerrie Mengersen   A Comparison of Bayes--Laplace,
                                  Jeffreys, and Other Priors . . . . . . . 40--44
         Lawrence M. Leemis and   
         Jacquelyn T. McQueston   Univariate Distribution Relationships    45--53
           Mark L. Berenson and   
               Jessica Utts and   
            Karen A. Kinard and   
          Deborah J. Rumsey and   
                Albyn Jones and   
              Leonard M. Gaines   Assessing Student Retention of Essential
                                  Statistical Ideas  . . . . . . . . . . . 54--61
            Michael A. Proschan   The Normal Approximation to the Binomial 62--63
            James A. Hanley and   
            Marilyse Julien and   
             Erica E. M. Moodie   Student's $z$, $t$, and $s$: What if
                                  Gosset had R?  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64--69
               Herbert A. David   The Beginnings of Randomization Tests    70--72
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 73--73
            Robert A. Oster and   
                Joseph M. Hilbe   An Examination of Statistical Software
                                  Packages for Parametric and
                                  Nonparametric Data Analyses Using Exact
                                  Methods  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74--84
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Hawkes Learning Systems  . . . . . . . . 85--89
              Richard J. Cleary   Fundamentals of Probability and
                                  Statistics for Engineers, Statistical
                                  Techniques for Data Analysis and
                                  Statistics: An Introduction  . . . . . . 90--91
                    Xiaogang Su   Data Mining Methods and Models . . . . . 91--91
                      Phil Wood   Confirmatory Factor Analysis for Applied
                                  Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91--92
                Charles L. Liss   Multivariable Analysis: a Practical
                                  Guide for Clinicians and Study Design
                                  and Statistical Analysis: a Practical
                                  Guide for Clinicians . . . . . . . . . . 92--92
             Gregory E. Gilbert   A Pocket Guide to Epidemiology . . . . . 92--93
                      Anonymous   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 94--94
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 95--96

The American Statistician
Volume 62, Number 2, May, 2008

                         Mu Zhu   Kernels and Ensembles  . . . . . . . . . 97--109
              David A. Freedman   Survival Analysis  . . . . . . . . . . . 110--119
              Joshua Landon and   
          Nozer D. Singpurwalla   Choosing a Coverage Probability for
                                  Prediction Intervals . . . . . . . . . . 120--124
             Recai M. Yucel and   
                   Yulei He and   
              Alan M. Zaslavsky   Using Calibration to Improve Rounding in
                                  Imputation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125--129
           Leonard A. Stefanski   The North Carolina Lottery Coincidence   130--134
                 Jesse Frey and   
                Osvaldo Marrero   A Surprising MLE for Interval-Censored
                                  Binomial Data  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135--137
      José Luis Palacios   On the Simple Symmetric Random Walk and
                                  its Maximal Function . . . . . . . . . . 138--140
             Gauri S. Datta and   
                Sanat K. Sarkar   A General Proof of Some Known Results of
                                  Independence Between Two Statistics  . . 141--143
                  Robin Willink   A Unique Property of the Normal
                                  Distribution Associated With Perturbing
                                  a General Random Variable  . . . . . . . 144--146
             Georgios Skoulakis   A Recursive Formula for Computing
                                  Central Moments of a Multivariate
                                  Lognormal Distribution . . . . . . . . . 147--150
              Jack Brimberg and   
                   W. J. Hurley   Is the Overtime Period in an NHL Game
                                  Long Enough? An Example for Teaching
                                  Estimation and Hypothesis Testing in the
                                  Presence of Censored Data  . . . . . . . 151--154
       Richard C. Bell, Jr. and   
                 Andrew G. Glen   Experiences Teaching Probability and
                                  Statistics with Personal Laptops in the
                                  Classroom Daily  . . . . . . . . . . . . 155--160
                 Nick J. Broers   Helping Students to Build a Conceptual
                                  Understanding of Elementary Statistics   161--166
            Ching-Hui Chang and   
              Jyh-Jiuan Lin and   
                Nabendu Pal and   
               Miao-Chen Chiang   A Note on Improved Approximation of the
                                  Binomial Distribution by the Skew-Normal
                                  Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167--170
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 171--172
            Robert A. Oster and   
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Rejoinder to ``An Examination of
                                  Statistical Software Packages for
                                  Parametric and Nonparametric Data
                                  Analyses Using Exact Methods'' . . . . . 173--176
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Systat 12.2  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177--178
                Jane L. Harvill   Fundamental Probability: a Computational
                                  Approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179--180
           Thomas E. Bradstreet   Graphics of Large Datasets: Visualizing
                                  a Million  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180--181
                 Ralph P. Russo   Intuitive Probability and Random
                                  Processes using MATLAB . . . . . . . . . 181--182
               Margie R. Gurwit   Learning SAS by Example: a Programmer's
                                  Guide  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182--183
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Book Review: \booktitleA Quick Course in
                                  Statistical Process Control  . . . . . . 183--183
           Thomas E. Bradstreet   Pharmaceutical Statistics Using SAS: a
                                  Practical Guide  . . . . . . . . . . . . 183--183
              Richard J. Cleary   Statistics: Informed Decisions Using
                                  Data and An Introduction to Statistical
                                  Analysis for Business and Industry: a
                                  Problem Solving Approach . . . . . . . . 183--184
                Lakshmi Padgett   Variations on Split Plot and Split Block
                                  Experiment Designs . . . . . . . . . . . 184--184
                      Anonymous   Brief Reviews of Teaching Materials  . . 185--185
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 186--187
                      Anonymous   Corrections  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188--188

The American Statistician
Volume 62, Number 3, August, 2008

              Peter H. Westfall   Editor's Note  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189--189
          Byron J. Gajewski and   
               Stephen D. Simon   A One-Hour Training Seminar on Bayesian
                                  Statistics for Nursing Graduate Students 190--194
            Greg M. Allenby and   
                 Peter E. Rossi   Teaching Bayesian Statistics to
                                  Marketing and Business Students  . . . . 195--198
               Jessica Utts and   
                 Wesley Johnson   The Evolution of Teaching Bayesian
                                  Statistics to Nonstatisticians . . . . . 199--201
                  Andrew Gelman   Teaching Bayes to Graduate Students in
                                  Political Science, Sociology, Public
                                  Health, Education, Economics, \ldots . . 202--205
                   Stephen Senn   A Note Concerning a Selection
                                  ``Paradox'' of Dawid's . . . . . . . . . 206--210
               Lynn Roy LaMotte   Sufficiency in Finite Parameter and
                                  Sample Spaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211--215
                      Xiaomi Hu   A Three-Condition Characterization of
                                  the Moore--Penrose Generalized Inverse   216--218
          Áureo De Paula   Conditional Moments and Independence . . 219--221
          Deborah N. Peikes and   
             Lorenzo Moreno and   
             Sean Michael Orzol   Propensity Score Matching  . . . . . . . 222--231
             Rajdeep Grewal and   
           James A. Dearden and   
                Gary L. Llilien   The University Rankings Game . . . . . . 232--237
             Chad R. Bhatti and   
           Jennifer L. Wightman   Conditional Probability and HIV Testing  238--241
          Duncan J. Murdoch and   
               Yu-Ling Tsai and   
                   James Adcock   $P$-Values are Random Variables  . . . . 242--245
             Stephen M. Stigler   Statistics at Harvard? A Toast to the
                                  Harvard Statistics Department  . . . . . 246--250
                 Ronald D. Snee   W. Edwards Deming's ``Making
                                  AnotherWorld'' . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251--255
             David W. Scott and   
                Warren R. Scott   Smoothed Histograms for Frequency Data
                                  on Irregular Intervals . . . . . . . . . 256--261
           Paul L. Speckman and   
          Jeffrey N. Rouder and   
           Richard D. Morey and   
              Michael S. Pratte   Delta Plots and Coherent Distribution
                                  Ordering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262--266
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 267--267
                  J. Wade Davis   Handbook of Univariate and Multivariate
                                  Data Analysis and Interpretation with
                                  SPSS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268--268
                  Samiran Sinha   Introduction to Bayesian Statistics  . . 268--268
                 Eric D. Foster   Introduction to Bioinformatics . . . . . 268--269
               Pallavi Chitturi   Introduction to Business Statistics  . . 269--269
                JonDavid Sparks   Missing Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269--270
     Christine M. Anderson-Cook   Book Review: \booktitleModern
                                  Engineering Statistics . . . . . . . . . 270--271
                  J. Wade Davis   Multidimensional Nonlinear Descriptive
                                  Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--271
             Matthew A. Carlton   Probability and Statistics for Computer
                                  Scientists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271--272
            Timothy J. Robinson   The R Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272--273
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 274--278

The American Statistician
Volume 62, Number 4, November, 2008

               Daniel E. Ho and   
                 Kevin M. Quinn   Improving the Presentation and
                                  Interpretation of Online Ratings Data
                                  with Model-Based Figures . . . . . . . . 279--288
              Patricia Grambsch   Regression to the Mean, Murder Rates,
                                  and Shall-Issue Laws . . . . . . . . . . 289--295
         Ronald Christensen and   
             Timothy Hanson and   
                 Alejandro Jara   Parametric Nonparametric Statistics  . . 296--306
        Richard F. Potthoff and   
               Susan Halabi and   
     Joellen M. Schildkraut and   
                    Beth Newman   Flexible Frames and Control Sampling in
                                  Case-Control Studies . . . . . . . . . . 307--313
              Andrew J. Vickers   Decision Analysis for the Evaluation of
                                  Diagnostic Tests, Prediction Models, and
                                  Molecular Markers  . . . . . . . . . . . 314--320
          Gillian Z. Heller and   
           Andrew B. Forbes and   
           Keith B. G. Dear and   
                  Erica Jobling   Biostatistics @ Distance . . . . . . . . 321--328
              M. C. Busstra and   
                  A. Geelen and   
              E. J. Feskens and   
            R. J. M. Hartog and   
                 P. van 't Veer   Design and Development of Digital
                                  Learning Material for Applied Data
                                  Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329--339
         Christopher H. Jackson   Displaying Uncertainty With Shading  . . 340--347
                Samuel Kotz and   
                    Edith Seier   Visualizing Peak and Tails to Introduce
                                  Kurtosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348--354
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Note  . . . . . . . . . 355--355
              Herbert K. H. Lee   Bayesian Methods: a Social and
                                  Behavioral Sciences Approach . . . . . . 356--356
                Ryan E. Wiegand   Data Preparation for Analytics Using SAS 356--357
                Jessica Chapman   Elementary Statistics: Picturing the
                                  World  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 357--358
                   James Stamey   Modern Mathematical Statistics with
                                  Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358--358
           Frederick M. Pratter   SAS Graphics for Java: Examples Using
                                  SAS AppDev Studio and the Output
                                  Delivery System  . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--359
           Gideon (K. D.) Zamba   Statistical Development of Quality in
                                  Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359--360
         Mario V. Wüthrich   Statistical and Probabilistic Methods in
                                  Actuarial Science  . . . . . . . . . . . 360--360
          Gilbert W. Fellingham   Statistical Thinking in Sports . . . . . 360--361
                  M. G. M. Khan   Statistics for Real-Life Sample Surveys:
                                  Non-Simple-Random Samples and Weighted
                                  Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361--361
                  J. Wade Davis   Medical Statistics: a Textbook for the
                                  Health Sciences  . . . . . . . . . . . . 362--362
                 Daniel B. Hall   Analyzing Receiver Operating
                                  Characteristic Curves With SAS . . . . . 362--362
                   Raquel Prado   Introduction to Design of Experiments    362--362
               F. Michael Speed   SAS Programming for Enterprise Guide
                                  Users  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362--362
                     Jay Devore   Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 362--363
       Carol A. Gotway Crawford   Unlocking the Census with GIS  . . . . . 363--363
                Mary Richardson   Workshop Statistics: Discovery With Data 363--363
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 364--365
                      Anonymous   2008 Editorial Collaborators . . . . . . 366--367
                      Anonymous   Index to volume 62 . . . . . . . . . . . 368--370


The American Statistician
Volume 63, Number 1, February, 2009

              Andrew Gelman and   
                  David K. Park   Splitting a Predictor at the Upper
                                  Quarter or Third and the Lower Quarter
                                  or Third . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1--8
                Ming T. Tan and   
             Guo-Liang Tian and   
                   Man-Lai Tang   Sample Surveys With Sensitive Questions:
                                  a Nonrandomized Response Approach  . . . 9--16
                  Keming Yu and   
                  Abdallah Ally   Improving Prediction Intervals: Some
                                  Elementary Methods . . . . . . . . . . . 17--19
                  Roger Koenker   The Median Is the Message: Wilson and
                                  Hilfertys Experiments on the Law of
                                  Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20--25
                  R. M. Fewster   A Simple Explanation of Benford's Law    26--32
           Rebecca Graziani and   
                 Piero Veronese   How to Compute a Mean? The Chisini
                                  Approach and Its Applications  . . . . . 33--36
                Charles Hagwood   An Application of the Residue Calculus:
                                  The Distribution of the Sum of
                                  Nonhomogeneous Gamma Variates  . . . . . 37--39
                    Lei Shi and   
                     Gemai Chen   Influence Measures for General Linear
                                  Models With Correlated Errors  . . . . . 40--42
               Leng-Cheng Hwang   A Simple Proof of the Binomial Theorem
                                  Using Differential Calculus  . . . . . . 43--44
             Saralees Nadarajah   PDFs and Dual PDFs . . . . . . . . . . . 45--48
                   Jaechoul Lee   A Reformulation of Weighted Least
                                  Squares Estimators . . . . . . . . . . . 49--55
           Michael Friendly and   
                    Ernest Kwan   Where's Waldo? Visualizing Collinearity
                                  Diagnostics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56--65
               Martin S. Ridout   Statistical Applications of the
                                  Complex-Step Method of Numerical
                                  Differentiation  . . . . . . . . . . . . 66--74
                Joseph M. Hilbe   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 75--77
                   Chris Barker   The Mean, Median, and Confidence
                                  Intervals of the Kaplan--Meier Survival
                                  Estimate --- Computations and
                                  Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78--80
         Dominique Haughton and   
             Pascal Legrand and   
                   Sam Woolford   Review of Three Latent Class Cluster
                                  Analysis Packages: Latent Gold, poLCA,
                                  and MCLUST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81--91
                      Anonymous   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials  92--101
                      Anonymous   Letter to the Editor . . . . . . . . . . 102--103

The American Statistician
Volume 63, Number 2, May, 2009

             Emery N. Brown and   
                 Robert E. Kass   What Is Statistics?  . . . . . . . . . . 105--110
                 Iain Johnstone   Comment: What Is Statistics? . . . . . . 111--111
               Alison Gibbs and   
                     Nancy Reid   Comment: What Is Statistics? . . . . . . 112--113
              David Madigan and   
                  Andrew Gelman   Comment: What Is Statistics? . . . . . . 114--114
              Samad Hedayat and   
                   John Stufken   Comment: What Is Statistics? . . . . . . 115--116
              Deborah Nolan and   
             Duncan Temple Lang   Comment: What Is Statistics? . . . . . . 117--121
             Emery N. Brown and   
                 Robert E. Kass   Rejoinder: What Is Statistics? . . . . . 122--123
            John W. Emerson and   
               Miki Seltzer and   
                      David Lin   Assessing Judging Bias: An Example From
                                  the 2000 Olympic Games . . . . . . . . . 124--131
                Kenneth J. Ryan   Approximate Confidence Intervals for $p$
                                  When Double Sampling . . . . . . . . . . 132--140
                Jack G. Gambino   Design Effect Caveats  . . . . . . . . . 141--146
             Carolyn Lauzon and   
                    Brian Caffo   Easy Multiplicity Control in Equivalence
                                  Testing Using Two One-Sided Tests  . . . 147--154
          Elizabeth Koehler and   
            Elizabeth Brown and   
     Sebastien J.-P. A. Haneuse   On the Assessment of Monte Carlo Error
                                  in Simulation-Based Statistical Analyses 155--162
                 Reid D. Landes   Passing on the Passion for the
                                  Profession . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163--172
  Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux and   
                  Benoit Liquet   Understanding Convergence Concepts: a
                                  Visual-Minded and Graphical
                                  Simulation-Based Approach  . . . . . . . 173--178
           Leland Wilkinson and   
               Michael Friendly   The History of the Cluster Heat Map  . . 179--184
               Herbert A. David   A Historical Note on Zero Correlation
                                  and Independence . . . . . . . . . . . . 185--186
                Robert A. Oster   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 187--188
                      Anonymous   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials  189--196
                      Anonymous   Letters to the Editor  . . . . . . . . . 197--199
                      Anonymous   Errata . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200--200

The American Statistician
Volume 63, Number 3, August, 2009

                   John Stufken   An Invitation: Editor's Introduction to
                                  ``Desired and Feared --- What Do We Do
                                  Now and Over the Next 50 Years?''  . . . 201--201
                   Xiao-Li Meng   Desired and Feared --- What Do We Do Now
                                  and Over the Next 50 Years?  . . . . . . 202--210
               Micha Mandel and   
                   Yosef Rinott   A Selection Bias Conflict and
                                  Frequentist versus Bayesian Viewpoints   211--217
                 Aiyou Chen and   
           Thomas Bengtsson and   
                     Tin Kam Ho   A Regression Paradox for Linear Models:
                                  Sufficient Conditions and Relation to
                                  Simpson's Paradox  . . . . . . . . . . . 218--225
         Marios G. Pavlides and   
             Michael D. Perlman   How Likely Is Simpson's Paradox? . . . . 226--233
          Daniel J. Nordman and   
        Stephen B. Vardeman and   
             Melissa A. Bingham   Uniformly Hyper-Efficient Bayes
                                  Inference in a Class of Nonregular
                                  Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234--238
             Arne C. Bathke and   
       Oliver Schabenberger and   
          Randall D. Tobias and   
             Laurence V. Madden   Greenhouse--Geisser Adjustment and the
                                  ANOVA-Type Statistic: Cousins or Twins?  239--246
             Carl N. Morris and   
                   Kari F. Lock   Unifying the Named Natural Exponential
                                  Families and Their Relatives . . . . . . 247--253
            Andrew R. Solow and   
             Woollcott K. Smith   A Statistical Problem Concerning the Mar
                                  Saba Letter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254--257
       Per Gösta Andersson   A Simple Correlation Adjustment
                                  Procedure Applied to Confidence Interval
                                  Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258--262
            Amy G. Froelich and   
       William M. Duckworth and   
                Jessica Culhane   Does Your iPod Really Play Favorites?    263--268
                  Halvor Mehlum   The Island Problem Revisited . . . . . . 269--273
             Scott M. Lesch and   
                Daniel R. Jeske   Some Suggestions for Teaching About
                                  Normal Approximations to Poisson and
                                  Binomial Distribution Functions  . . . . 274--277
              Anthony Y. C. Kuk   A New Way to Derive Locally Most
                                  Powerful Rank Tests  . . . . . . . . . . 278--280
                      Anonymous   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials  281--293
                     Frank Tuyl   Letter to the Editor . . . . . . . . . . 294--294
             G. G. Hamedani and   
                  H. W. Volkmer   Letter to the Editor . . . . . . . . . . 295--295

The American Statistician
Volume 63, Number 4, November, 2009

                   Hua Zhou and   
                  Kenneth Lange   Rating Movies and Rating the Raters Who
                                  Rate Them  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297--307
           Ulrike Grömping   Variable Importance Assessment in
                                  Regression: Linear Regression versus
                                  Random Forest  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308--319
            Robert H. Lyles and   
                   Ying Guo and   
                 Andrew N. Hill   A Fresh Look at the Discriminant
                                  Function Approach for Estimating Crude
                                  or Adjusted Odds Ratios  . . . . . . . . 320--327
         Ceylan Yozgatligil and   
              William W. S. Wei   Representation of Multiplicative
                                  Seasonal Vector Autoregressive Moving
                                  Average Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . 328--334
          Wayne A. Woodward and   
              Henry L. Gray and   
             James R. Haney and   
                Alan C. Elliott   Examining Factors to Better Understand
                                  Autoregressive Models  . . . . . . . . . 335--342
              Shonda Kuiper and   
                  Linda Collins   Guided Labs That Introduce Statistical
                                  Techniques Used in Research From
                                  Multiple Disciplines . . . . . . . . . . 343--347
           Marlene A. Smith and   
                Peter G. Bryant   Managing Case Discussions in
                                  Introductory Business Statistics
                                  Classes: Practical Approaches for
                                  Instructors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348--355
 Patricia Pepple Williamson and   
              Darcy P. Mays and   
      Ghidewon Abay Asmerom and   
                  Yingying Yang   Revisiting the Classical Occupancy
                                  Problem  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356--360
          Stefan H. Steiner and   
                 R. Jock MacKay   Teaching Variation Reduction Using a
                                  Virtual Manufacturing Environment  . . . 361--365
                       Tue Tjur   Coefficients of Determination in
                                  Logistic Regression Models --- a New
                                  Proposal: The Coefficient of
                                  Discrimination . . . . . . . . . . . . . 366--372
        Björn Bornkamp and   
                 Katja Ickstadt   A Note on B-Splines for Semiparametric
                                  Elicitation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373--377
               Jan Serroyen and   
          Geert Molenberghs and   
              Geert Verbeke and   
                 Marie Davidian   Nonlinear Models for Longitudinal Data   378--388
              Christel Faes and   
          Geert Molenberghs and   
                 Marc Aerts and   
              Geert Verbeke and   
             Michael G. Kenward   The Effective Sample Size and an
                                  Alternative Small-Sample
                                  Degrees-of-Freedom Method  . . . . . . . 389--399
                Robert A. Oster   Section Editor's Notes . . . . . . . . . 400--400
                      Anonymous   Reviews of Books and Teaching Materials  401--405
                      Anonymous   Letter to the Editor . . . . . . . . . . 406--406
                      Anonymous   2009 Editorial Collaborators . . . . . . 407--408
                      Anonymous   Index to Volume 63 . . . . . . . . . . . 409--411


The American Statistician
Volume 67, Number 2, 2013

                Brian Caffo and   
             Carolyn Lauzon and   
            Joachim Röhmel   Correction to ``Easy Multiplicity
                                  Control in Equivalence Testing Using Two
                                  One-Sided Tests''  . . . . . . . . . . . 115--116


The American Statistician
Volume 69, Number 3, 2015

               Emil M. Friedman   Nontransitivity, Correlation, and
                                  Causation: Langford, E., Schwertman, N.,
                                  and Owens, M. (2001), ``Is the Property
                                  of Being Positively Correlated
                                  Transitive?'' The American Statistician,
                                  \bf 55, 322--325: Comment by Friedman    257--257