Research Papers - Dennis Boos

Research Papers - Dennis Boos


Note: the tech report versions of some of the papers are available as postscript or pdf files.


  • Boos, D. D., and Stefanski, L. A. (2011), "P-Value Precision and Reproducibility," The American Statistician, 65, 213-221.

  • Tamura, R. N., Huang, X., and Boos, D. D. (2011), "Estimation of Treatment Effect for the Sequential Parallel Design," Statistics in Medicine, 30, 3496-3506.

  • Crews, H. B., Boos, D. D., Stefanski, L. A. (2011), "FSR Methods for Second-Order Regression Models," [View pdf] Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 55, 2026-2037.

  • Boos, D. D., Stefanski, L. A. (2010), "Efron's Bootstrap," Significance, 7, 186-188.

  • Boos, D. D., Stefanski, L. A., Wu, Y. (2009), "Fast FSR Variable Selection with Applications to Clinical Trials,"Biometrics, 65, 692-700.[View pdf]

  • Wang, Q., Stefanski, L. A., Genton, M. G., and Boos, D. D. (2009), "Robust Time Series Analysis via Measurement Error Modeling," Statistica Sinica, 19, 1263-1280.

  • Boos, D. D., Hoffman, D., Kringle, R., Zhang, J. (2007), "New Confidence Bounds for QT Studies," Statistics in Medicine, 26, 3801-3817.

  • Wu, Y., Boos, D. D., and Stefanski, L. A. (2007), "Controlling Variable Selection by the Addition of Pseudovariables," Journal of the American Statistical Association, 102, 235-243. [View pdf]

  • Luo, X., Stefanski, L. A., and Boos, D. D. (2006), "Tuning Variable Selection Procedures by Adding Noise,"Technometrics, 48, 165-175. [View pdf]

  • Johnson, B. A. and Boos, D. D. (2005), "A Note on the Use of Kernel Functions in Inverse Weighted Estimators," Statistics and Probability Letters, 72, 345-355.

  • Isik, F., Boos, D. D., Bailian, Li (2005), "The Distribution of Genetic Parameter Estimates and Confidence Intervals from Small Disconnected Diallels," Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Vol. 110, 1236-1243.

  • Boos, D. D., and Brownie, C. (2004), "Comparing Variances and Other Measures of Dispersion," Statistical Science, Vol. 19, 571-578. [View pdf]

  • Luo, X., Boos, D. D., and Tamura, R. N. (2004), "Score Tests for Dose Effect in the Presence of Non-Responders," Statistics in Medicine, Vol. 23, 3581-3591.

  • Presnell, B., and Boos, D. D. (2004), "The In-and-Out-of-Sample (IOS) Likelihood Ratio Test for Model Misspecification," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 99, 216-227. Original tech report is [View pdf]

  • Kim, H.-J., and Boos, D. D. (2004), "Variance Estimation in Spatial Regression Using a Nonparametric Semivariogram Based on Residuals," Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 31, 387-401. Original tech report is [View pdf]

  • Boos, D. D. (2003), "Introduction to the Bootsrap World," Statistical Science, Vol. 18, 168-174.

  • Stefanski, L. A., and Boos, D. D. (2002), "The Calculus of M-Estimation," The American Statistician, Vol. 56, 29-38. Original technical report is [View pdf]

  • Wu, C. T., Gumpertz, M. L., Boos, D. D. (2001), "Comparison of GEE, MINQUE, ML, and REML Estimating Equations for Normally Distributed Data," The American Statistician, Vol. 55, 125-130.

  • Boos, D. D. (2000), Comment on ``P Values for Composite Null Models'' by Bayarri and Berger and ``Asymptotic Distribution of P Values in Composite Null Models'' by Robins, van der Vaart, and Ventura, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 95, 1163-1164.

  • Hardy, S. W., Nychka, D. W., Boos, D. D., Haaland, P. D. (2000), "Variable Selection for Response Surface Modeling Using R-Splines," Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2526. [View postscript]

  • Green, C. L., Brownie, C., Boos, D. D., Lu, J.-C., Krucoff. M. W. (2000), "Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Time to First Event when Data Gaps and Multiple Events are Possible," unpublished manuscript.

  • Boos, D. D., and Zhang, Ji (2000), "Monte Carlo Evaluation of Resampling-Based Hypothesis Tests," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 95, 486-492. Original technical report is Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2512: [ View pdf]

  • Boos, D. D., and Hughes-Oliver, J. M. (2000), "How Large Does n Have to Be for Z and t Intervals?," The American Statistician, Vol. 54, 121-128. Original technical report is Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2506. [ View postscript]

  • Berger, R. L., and Boos, D. D., (1999), "Confidence Limits for the Onset and Duration of Treatment Effect," Biometrical Journal Vol. 41, No. 5, p. 517-531. Original technical report is Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2502. [ View postscript]

  • Boos, D. D., and Hughes-Oliver, J. M. (1998), "Applications of Basu's Theorem," The American Statistician Vol. 52, No. 3, p. 218-221. Original technical report is Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2290: [ View postscript]

  • Boos, D. D. (1998), "Bartlett's Test," Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, Vol. 1, p. 252-253.

  • Zhang, Jie, and Boos. D. D. (1997), "Mantel-Haenszel test statistics for correlated binary data," Biometrics, Vol. 53, 1185-1198. Original technical report is Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2274: [ View postscript]

  • Zhang, Jie, and Boos. D. D. (1997), "Generalized Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel test statistics for correlated categorical data," Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, Vol. 26, Issue 8, 1813-1837. Original technical report is Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2284: [ View pdf]

  • Boos, D. D., Brownie, C., Zhang, Jie, (1996), "Estimating the magnitude of interaction," Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2285. [ View postscript]

  • Lamb, R. H., Boos, D. D., and Brownie, C, (1996), "Testing for effects on variance with fractional factorial treatment structure and nested errors," Technometrics, Vol. 38. 170-177.

  • Boos, D. D., and Brownie, C. (1995), "ANOVA and rank tests when the number of treatments is large," Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 23, 183-191.

  • Berger, R. L., and Boos, D. D. (1994), "Letter to the Editor" on "The difference between two normal means" by Sprott and Farewell (1993, The American Statistician), The American Statistician, Vol. 48, 268.[ View postscript]]

  • Berger, R. L., and Boos, D. D. (1994), "P-values maximized over a confidence set for the nuisance parameter," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 89, 1012-1016 . [ View postscript][ View abstract]

  • Zhang, Ji, and Boos, D. D. (1994), "Adjusted power estimates in Monte Carlo experiments," Communications in Statistics--Simulation, Vol. 23, 165-173. [ View pdf]]

  • Brownie, C., and Boos, D. D., (1994), "Type I error robustness of ANOVA and ANOVA on ranks when the number of treatments is large," Biometrics,Vol. 50, 542-549.

  • Lau, L. C., Boos. D. D. (1994), "A fast and Low-storage algorithm for finding quantiles," Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #2268.

  • Zhang, Ji, and Boos, D. D. (1993), "Testing hypotheses about covariance matrices using bootstrap methods," Communications in Statistics, Vol. 22, 723-739.

  • Boos, D. D. (1993), "Analysis of dose response data in the presence of extra-binomial variation," Applied Statistics, JRSS C, Vol. 42, 173-183. [ View postscript][

  • Dinse, G. E., Boos, D. D., Piegorsch, W. W. (1993), "Confidence statements about the time range over which survival curves differ," Applied Statistics, JRSS C, Vol. 42, 21-30.

  • Boos, D. D. (1992), "On generalized score tests," The American Statistician, Vol. 46, 327-333.

  • Zhang, Ji, and Boos, D. D. (1992), "Bootstrap critical values for testing homogeneity of covariance matrices," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 87, 425-429.

  • Monahan, J. F., and Boos, D. D. (1992), "Proper likelihoods for Bayesian analysis," Biometrika, Vol. 79, 271-278.

  • Boos, D. D., and Brownie, C. (1992), "A rank-based mixed model approach to multisite clinical trials," Biometrics, Vol. 48, 61-72.

  • Hudson, R. R., Boos, D. D., and Kaplan, N. (1991), "A Statistical test for detecting geographic subdivision," Molecular Biology and Evolution, Vol. 9, 138-151.

  • Boos, D. D., and Brownie, C. (1991), "Mixture models for continuous data in dose-response studies when some animals are unaffected by treatment," Biometrics, Vol. 47, 1489-1504.

  • Zhang, Ji, Pantula, S. G., and Boos, D. D. (1991), "Robust methods for testing the pattern of a single covariance matrix," Biometrika, Vol. 78, 787-795.

  • Brownie, C., Boos, D. D., and Hughes-Oliver, J. (1990), "Modifying the t and ANOVA F tests when treatment is expected to increase variability relative to controls," Biometrics, Vol. 46, 259-266.

  • Boos, D. D., Janssen, P., and Veraverbeke, N. (1989), "Resampling from centered data in the two-sample problem," Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol. 21, 327-345.

  • Boos, D. D. and Brownie, C. (1989), "Bootstrap methods for testing homogenity of variances," Technometrics, Vol. 31, No. 1, 69-82. Planning and Inference, Vol. 21, 327-345.

  • Berger, R., Boos, D. D., and Guess, F. (1988), "Tests and confidence sets for comparing two mean residual life functions," Biometrics, Vol. 44, 103-115.

  • Boos, D. D. (1987), "Detecting skewed errors from regression residuals," Technometrics, Vol. 29, No. 1, 83-90.

  • Boos, D. D. (1986), "Rates of convergence for the distance between distribution function estimators," Metrika, Vol. 33, 197-202.

  • Boos, D. D. (1986), "Comparing k populations with linear rank statistics," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 81, No. 396, 1918-1925.

  • Boos, D. D. and Brownie, C. (1986), "Testing for a treatment effect in the presence of non-responders," Biometrics, Vol. 42, 191-197.

  • Boos, D. D. and Monahan, J. F. (1986), "Bootstrap methods using prior information," Biometrika, Vol. 73, No. 1, p. 77-83.

  • Tamura, R. and Boos, D. D. (1986), "Minimum Hellinger distance estimation for multivariate location and covariance," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 81, No. 393, 223-229.

  • Boos, D. D. (1985), "L-statistics," The Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences edited by N. L. Johnson and S. Kotz, Vol. 5, 161-166.

  • Boos, D. D. (1985), "A converse to Scheffe's theorem," Annals of Statistics, Vol. l3, No. 1, 423-427.

  • Boos, D. D. (1984), "Using extreme value theory to estimate large percentiles," Technometrics, Vol. 26, No. 1, 33-39.

  • Boos, D. D. and Monahan, J. F. (1983), "The Bootstrap for robust Bayesian analysis: An adventure in computing," in Computer Science and Statistics: Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Symposium on the Interface, Troy, NY.

  • Boos, D. D. (1982), "Minimum Anderson-Darling estimation," Communications in Statistics, Vol. 11, No. 24, 2747-2774.

  • Boos, D. D. (1982), "A test for asymmetry associated with the Hodges-Lehmann estimator," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 77, No. 379, 647-651.

  • Boos, D. D. (1981), "Minimum distance estimators for location and goodness-of-fit," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol.76, No. 375, 633-670.

  • Boos, D. D. and Serfling, R. J. (1980), "A note on differentials and the CLT and LIL for statistical functions, with application to M-estimates," Annals of Statistics, Vol. 8, No. 3, 618-625.

  • Boos, D. D. (1980), "A new method for constructing approximate confidence intervals from M-estimates," Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 75, No. 369, 142-145.

  • Boos, D. D. (1979), "A differential for L-statistics," Annals of Statistics, Vol. 7, No. 5, 955-959.

    Unpublished Research Papers:

  • Boos, D. D., and Brownie, C. (1988), "Bootstrap p-values for tests of nonparametric hypotheses," Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #1919.

  • Boos, D. D. (1982), "Estimating nonparametric parameters from stratified samples."

  • Boos, D. D. and Serfling, R. J. (1979), "On Berry-Esseen rates for statistical functions, with application to L-estimates," Florida State University Statistics Report M499.

  • Boos, D. D. (1978), "Gini's mean difference as a nonparametric measure of scale," Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #1166.

  • Boos, D. D. (1977), "Limiting second order distributions for first order functionals, with application to L- and M-statistics," Institute of Statistics Mimeo Series #1152.

  • Boos, D. D. and Serfling, R. J. (1976), "Development and comparison of M-estimators for location on the basis of the asymptotic variance functional," Florida State University Statistics Report M380.


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