RSS discussion


Nicholas T. Longford


  • Discussion of A. Gelman and C. Hennig, Beyond subjective and objective in statistics.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser.\ A 180, 1012-1013, 2017.

  • Discussion of C. Varin, M. Cattelan and D. Firth, Statistical modelling of citation exchange between statistics journals.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 179, 55, 2016.

  • Discussion of C. Hennig and T. Liao, How to find an appropriate clustering for mixed-type variables with application to socio-economic stratification.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C 62, 351, 2013.

  • Discussion of K. Imai, D. Tingley and T. Yamamoto, Experimental designs for identifying causal mechanisms.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A 177, 42, 2013.

  • Discussion of D. Spiegelhalter et al., Statistical methods for healthcare regulation: rating, screening and curveillance.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A 176, 36-37, 2012.

  • Discussion of Fan, J., and Lv, J., Sure independence screening or ultrahigh dimensional feature space.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B 70, 899, 2008.

  • Discussion of P. McCullagh, Sampling bias and logistic models.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B 70, 664-666, 2008.

  • Discussion of J. Curtice and D. Firth, Exit polling in a cold climate: the BBC-ITV experience in Britain in 2005.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A 171, 537, 2008.

  • Discussion of P. Diggle, D. Farewell and R. Henderson, Analysis of longitudinal data with drop-out: objectives, assumptions and a proposal.
    Applied Statistics 56, 537--538, 2007.

  • Discussion of D. Zeng and D.Y. Lin, Maximum likelihood estimation in semiparametric regression models with censored data.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B 69, 554, 2007.

  • Discussion of Handcock, M. S., Raftery, A. E., and Tantrum, J. M. Model-based clustering for social networks.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 170, 329, 2007.

  • Discussion of Farrington, C. P., and Whittaker, H. J., Semiparametric analysis of case series data.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. C 55, 586, 2006.

  • Discussion of Brien, C.J., and Bailey, R.A. Multiple randomizations.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 68, 603-604, 2006.

  • Discussion of Copas, J., and Eguchi, S. Local model uncertainty and incomplete-data bias.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 67, 498, 2005.

  • Discussion of Rigby, R. A., and Stasinopoulos, D. Generalized additive mixed models for location, variation and shape.
    Applied Statistics 54, 549-550, 2005.

  • Discussion of S. Greenland, Multiple-bias modelling for analysis of observational data.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 168, 299, 2005.

  • Discussion of P. Redfern, An alternative view of the 2001 census and future census taking.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 167, 240-241, 2004.

  • Discussion of P. Smith, M. Pont and T. Jones, Developments in business survey methodology in the Office for National Statistics, 1994-2000.
    The Statistician Ser. A 52, 289, 2003.

  • Discussion of D. J. Spiegelhalter, P. Aylin, N. G. Best, S. J. W. Evans and G. D. Murray,
    Commissioned analysis of surgical performance using routine data: lessons from the Bristol inquiry.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 165, 223-224, 2002.

  • Discussion of S. Lewis and A. Dean, Detection of interactions in experiments on large numbers of factors.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 63, 663-664, 2001.

  • Discussion of A. Harvey and C.-H. Chung, Estimating the underlying change in unemployment in the UK.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 163, 333, 2000.

  • Discussion of F. Domenici, J. M. Samet and S. Zeger, Combining evidence on air pollution and daily mortality
    from the 20 largest US cities: a hierarchical modelling strategy.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 163, 287, 2000.

  • Discussion of S. Senn, Concensus and controversy in pharmaceutical statistics.
    The Statistician 49, 169-170, 2000.

  • Discussion of A. P. Verbyla et al, The analysis of designed experiments and longitudinal data by using smoothing splines.
    Applied Statistics 48, 306, 1999.

  • Discussion of J. K. Lindsey, Some statistical heresies.
    The Statistician 48, 33-34, 1999.

  • Discussion of A. R. Thatcher, The long-term pattern of adult mortality and the highest attained age.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 162, 38, 1999.

  • Discussion of I. H. Langford and T. Lewis, Outliers in multilevel data.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 161, 158-159, 1998.

  • Discussion of J. S. Hodges, `Some algebra and geometry for hierarchical models, applied to diagnostics'.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 160, 527, 1998.

  • Discussion of the papers by J. B. Kadane and L. J. Wolfson, A. O'Hagan, and P. S. Craig et al. on elicitation.
    The Statistician 47, 57, 1998.

  • Discussion of the papers by D. Firth and K. E. Bennett and D. Pfefferman et al. on survey sampling.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 60, 44, 1998.

  • Discussion of the papers by J. J. Forster and P. W. F. Smith and D. Clayton et al. on survey sampling.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 60, 89-90, 1998.

  • Discussion of S. Richardson and P. J. Green, On Bayesian analysis of mixtures with an unknown number of components.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 59, 772, 1997.

  • Discussion of J. Haigh, The statistics of the National Lottery, and P. Moore, The development of the UK National Lottery: 1992-96.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 160, 229, 1997.

  • Discussion of J. B. Copas and H. G. Li, Inference for non-random samples.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 59, 88, 1997.

  • Discussion of H. Goldstein and D. Spiegelhalter, League tables and their limitations: statistical issues in comparisons of institutional performance.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. A 159, 428-429, 1996.

  • Discussion of Y. Lee and J. A. Nelder, Hierarchical generalized linear models.
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Ser. B 58, 660, 1996.


    February 2018