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Submissions from 2013

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More Efficient Approximation of Multiple Integration Using Steady State Ranked Simulated Sampling, Hani Samawi and Robert L. Vogel

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A Spatial-Temporal Analysis of Low Birth Weight Prevalence in Georgia, USA, Jia Tian, Wei Tu, Stuart H. Tedders, and Dongmei Chen

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Analysis of Subgroup Data of Clinical Trials, Kao-Tai Tsai and Karl E. Peace

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A Merged Model of Quality Improvement and Evaluation: Maximizing Return on Investment, Lynn D. Woodhouse, Russ Toal, Trang Nguyen, DeAnna Keene, Laura H. Gunn, Andrea Kellum, Gary Nelson, Simone M. Charles, Stuart H. Tedders, Natalie Williams, and William C. Livingood

Report from the office of International Chinese Statistical Association, Lili Yu

Report from the office of International Chinese Statistical Association, Lili Yu

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Weighted Least-Squares Method for Right-Censored Data in Accelerated Failure Time Model, Lili Yu, Liang Liu, and Dinggeng Chen

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Body Mass Index and Suicidal Behaviors: A Critical Review of Epidemiological Evidence, Jian Zhang, Fei Yan, Yanfeng Li, and Robert E. McKeown

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Revealing the Ubiquitous Effects of Quantum Entanglement-Toward a Notion of God Logic, Wen-Ran Zhang and Karl E. Peace

Submissions from 2012

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Rickettsia felis in Cat Fleas, Ctenocephalides felis Parasitizing Opossums, San Bernardino County, California, Kyle F. Abramowicz, J. W. Wekesa, C. N. Nwadike, Maria L. Zambrano, Sandor E. Karpathy, D. Cecil, J. Burns, R. Hu, and Marina E. Eremeeva

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Bias and its Remedy in Interval Censored Time-to-Event Applications, Ding-Geng Chen, Lili Yu, Karl E. Peace, and Jianguo Sun

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Health Insurance Coverage Diabetic Adults from Three Major Ethnic Groups in the United States, Linda I. Ekperi, Shamola Greene, Ahmed Dehal, and Jian Zhang

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Rickettsial (Spotted & typhus fevers) & related infections (Anaplasmosis & ehrlichiosis), Marina Eremeeva

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Molecular Epidemiology of Rickettsial Diseases in North America, Marina E. Eremeeva

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Rickettsial (Spotted And Typhus Fevers) and Related Infections (Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis), Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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Tick-borne Agents: Can You Predict Whether a New Rickettsia Is a Human Pathogen?, Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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Two Pathogens and One Disease: Detection and Identification of Flea-Borne Rickettsiae in Areas Endemic for Murine Typhus in California, Marina Eremeeva, Sandor E. Karpathy, Laura Krueger, Erica K. Hayes, Ashley M. Williams, Yamitzel Zaldivar, Stephen Bennett, Robert Cummings, Art Tilzer, Robert K. Velten, Nelson Kerr, Gregory A. Dasch, and Renjie Hu

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The Effect of Music Listening Interventions on the Volume, Fat Content and Caloric Content of Breast Milk Produced by Mothers of Premature and Critically Ill Infants, Douglas R. Keith, Barbara S. Weaver, and Robert L. Vogel

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Bartonella and Bartonella Infections in China: From the Lab to the Clinic, Qiyong Liu, Marina Eremeeva, and Dongmei Li

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Association Between Increased BMI and Severe School Absenteeism Among US Children and Adolescents: Findings from a National Survey, 2005–2008, Yanfeng Li, Swati Raychowdhury, Stuart H. Tedders, Rodney S. Lyn, Ana López-De Fede, and Jian Zhang

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One Country, Two Worlds – Health Disparity in China, Qingue Meng, Jian Zhang, Fei Yan, Edward J. Hoekstra, and Jiatong Zhuo

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Mercury and Environmental Justice Issues, J. Nriagu, R. Charles, and Simone M. Charles

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A Comparison of Two Methods for Generating Data That Follow The Lindley Distribution, Macaulay Okwuokenye and Karl E. Peace

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An Assessment of America’s Tobacco-Free Colleges and Universities, Sara S. Plaspohl, Anthony V. Parrillo, Robert L. Vogel, Stuart H. Tedders, and Andrew Epstein

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Calcium Montmorillonite Clay Reduces Urinary Biomarkers of Fumonisin B₁ Exposure in Rats and Humans, Abraham Robinson, Natalie M. Johnson, A. Strey, John F. Taylor, Alicia Marroquin-Cardona, N. J. Mitchell, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Nii-Ayi Ankrah, Jonathan H. Williams, Jia-Sheng Wang, Pauline E. Jolly, R. J. Nachman, and Timothy D. Phillips

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Steady State Gibbs Sampler, Hani Samawi, Martin Dunbar, and Din Chen

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General Pivotal Goodness of Fit Test Based on Kernel Density Estimation, Hani M. Samawi and Robert L. Vogel

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Disparities of Childhood Limited Abilities and Special Health Care Needs in Georgia Comparing with Other States, James H. Stephens, Hani Samawi, Gerald R. Ledlow, and Rohit Tyagi

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Rickettsia felis in Ctenocephalides felis from Guatemala and Costa Rica, Adriana Troyo, Danilo Alvarez, Lizeth Taylor, Gabriela Abdalla, Olger Calderon-Arguedas, Maria L. Zambrano, Gregory A. Dasch, Kim A. Lindblade, Laya Hun, Marina Eremeeva, and Alejandra Estevez

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Spatial Variations in the Associations of Birth Weight with Socioeoncomic, Environmental, and Behavioral Factors in Georgia, U.S.A., Wei Tu, Jun Tu, and Stuart H. Tedders

Report from the office of International Chinese Statistical Association, Lili Yu

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Spline Nonparametric Quasi-Likelihood Regression Within the Frame of the Accelerated Failure Time Model, Lili Yu and Karl E. Peace

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Extended Quasi-Likelihood in the Generalized Linear Model for Right-Censored Data, Lili Yu, Ruifeng Yu, Liang Liu, and Dinggeng Chen

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The Incoherence of China’s National Health Development Strategies, Jian Zhang, Fei Yan, and Shenglan Tang

Submissions from 2011

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Fish Consumption and Severe Depressed Mood, Findings from the First National Nutrition Follow-Up Study, Qi Dai, Yanfeng Li, Linda I. Ekperi, Ahmed Dehal, and Jian Zhang

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Anaplasma Phagocytophilum, Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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Anaplasmataceae as Human Pathogens : Biology, Ecology and Epidemiology, Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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Epidemic Typhus (Rickettsia prowazekii), Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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Rickettsia rickettsii, Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Rickettsia rickettsii), Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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The Genus Rickettsia: Microbiology, Diversity and Taxonomy, Marina E. Eremeeva and Gregory A. Dasch

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Body Mass Index and Death Rate of Colorectal Cancer among a National Cohort of U.S. Adults, Tiatiannia Garrett, Ahmed Dehal, Stuart H. Tedders, Cassandra Arroyo, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, and Jian Zhang

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On Inference of Overlapping Coefficients in Two Lomax Populations Using Different Sampling Methods, Amal Helu and Hani M. Samawi

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Nonparametric Overlap Coefficient Estimate Using Ranked Set Sampling, Amal Helu, Hani Samawi, and Robert L. Vogel

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Estimating Species Trees from Unrooted Gene Trees, Liang Liu and Lili Yu

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A Bayesian Model for Gene Family Evolution, Liang Liu, Lili Yu, Venugopal Kalavacharla, and Zhanji Liu

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Rickettsia and Coxiella, Robert F. Massung, Marina E. Eremeeva, and Gregory A. Dasch

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Early Cardiac Pacemaker Placement for Life-Threatening Bradycardia in Traumatic Spinal-Cord Injury, Jacob R. Moerman, Benjamin D. Christie, Leon N. Sykes, Robert L. Vogel, Tracy L. Nolan, and Ashley W. Dennis

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Case Study in Optimal Dosing in Duodenal Ulcer, Karl E. Peace

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Clinically Optimal Dosing in the Treatment of Duodenal Ulcers: A Case Study of a Phase III SNDA Clinical Program, Karl E. Peace

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Varied Set Size Ranked Set Sampling with Application to Mean and Ratio Estimation, Hani Samawi

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Distribution-Free Runs Test for Conditional Symmetry, Hani M. Samawi and Amal Helu

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Nonparametric Test of Symmetry Based on Overlapping Coefficient, Hani M. Samawi, Amal Helu, and Robert L. Vogel

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Tests of Homogeneity for Partially Matched-Pairs Data, Hani Samawi and Robert L. Vogel

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Low Serum Cholesterol is Associated with Depression among Household US Population, T. Stuart, F. Kunuwo, L. Parker, W. Cholrelia, and Jian Zhang

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Low Cholesterol is Associated with Depression among US Household Population, Stuart H. Tedders, Kunuwo D. Fokong, Lindsey E. McKenzie, Cholrelia Wesley, Lili Yu, and Jian Zhang

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Genetic Matching: A Better Algorithm for Adjusting Covariate Imbalance for Statistical Data Analysis and Modeling, Kao-Tai Tsai and Karl E. Peace

Joint Modeling of the Treatment Effect in Clinical Trials with Time-to-Event Endpoint and Safety Covariates, Kao-Tai Tsai and Karl E. Peace

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Dietary Protein and Protein-Rich Food in Relation to Severely Depressed Mood: A 10 Year Follow-Up of a National Cohort, Allen R. Wolfe, Cassandra Arroyo, Stuart H. Tedders, Yanfeng Li, Qi Dai, and Jian Zhang

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Nonparametric Quasi-Likelihood for Right Censored Data, Lili Yu

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Epidemiological Link Between Low Cholesterol and Suicidality: A Puzzle Never Finished, Jian Zhang

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MentalSquares − A Generic Bipolar Support Vector Machine for Mental Disorder Classification, Diagnostic Analysis, and Neurobiological Data Mining, Wen-Rang Zhang, Anand K. Pandurangi, Karl E. Peace, and Yan-Qing Zhang

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Impact of Mass Immunization Campaign in Measles-Endemic Areas: A Case-Study from Guangxi, China, Jiatong Zhuo, Edward J. Hoekstra, Wenkui Geng, Zhigang Zheng, Xiaofeng Liang, and Jian Zhang

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Innovatively Using Surveillance Data to Harness Political Will to Accelerate Measles Elimination: Experience from Guangxi, China, Jiatong Zhuo, Edward Hoekstra, Ge Zhong, Wei Lui, Zhigang Zheng, and Jian Zhang

Submissions from 2010

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Estimating Odds Using Moving Extreme Ranked Set Sampling, Mohammad F. Al-Saleh and Hani Samawi

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Brominated Flame Retardants in Offices in Michigan, USA, Stuart A. Batterman, Sergei Chernyak, Chunrong Jia, and Simone M. Charles

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Interval-Censoring in Biomedical and Biopharmaceutical Clinical Trials, Ding-Geng Chen, Karl E. Peace, Lili Yu, Y. L. Lio, and Yibin Wang

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Sources and Migration of VOCs in Mixed- Use Buildings, Chunrong Jia, Christopher Godwin, Stuart A. Batterman, Simone M. Charles, and J. Y. Chin

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An R Package for Species Tree Analysis, Liang Liu and Lili Yu

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A Maximum Pseudo-Likelihood Approach for Estimating Species Trees under the Coalescent Model, Liang Liu, Lili Yu, and Scott V. Edwards

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Legume Consumption and Severe Depressed Mood, the Modifying Roles of Gender and Menopausal Status, Yanfeng Li, Qi Dai, Stuart H. Tedders, Cassandra Arroyo, and Jian Zhang

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Personal Responsibility Among Adolescents, Anne McGuire and Jian Zhang

Foreword by Karl E. Peace, Karl E. Peace

Improve Membership in the APHA Statistics Section, Karl E. Peace

Letter to the Editor, Re: Make a Plan and Follow it, Karl E. Peace

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Stratified Ranked Set Sample, Hani M. Samawi

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An Optimal Sing Test for One-sample Bivariate Location Model Using an Alternative Bivariate Ranked Set Sample, Hani M. Samawi, Mohammed Al-Haj Ebrahem, and Noha Al-Zubaidin

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On the Optimality of Bivariate Ranked Set Sample Design for Matched Pairs Sign Test, Hani M. Samawi and Mavis Pararai

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On Distribution-Free Runs Test for Symmetry Using Extreme Ranked Set Sampling with an Application Involving Base Deficit Score, Hani M. Samawi, Robert L. Vogel, and Christopher K. Senkowski

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Characteristics of Problem Drinking in an Urban South American Indigenous Population, Paul J. Seale, Sylva Shellenberger, Neila Sanchez, Robert L. Vogel, Elibeth Villalobos, Fred S. Girton, Dana M. Seale, and Ike S. Okosun

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HIV and Hepatocellular and Esophageal Carcinomas Related to Consumption of Mycotoxin-Prone Foods in Sub-Saharan Africa, Jonathan H. Williams, Jessica A. Grubbs, Jerry W. Davis, Jia-Sheng Wang, Pauline E. Jolly, Nii-Ayi Ankrah, William O. Ellis, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu, Natalie M. Johnson, Abraham G. Robinson, and Timothy D. Phillips

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On the Eigenstructures of Functional K-Potent Matrices and Their Integral Forms, Yan Wu and Daniel F. Linder

Submissions from 2009

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Concentrations and Emissions of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers from U.S. Houses and Garages, Stuart A. Batterman, Sergei Chernyak, Chunrong Jia, Christopher Godwin, and Simone M. Charles

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Coalescent methods for estimating multilocus phylogenetic trees, Liang Liu, Lili Yu, Laura S. Kubatko, Dennis K. Pearl, and Scott V. Edwards

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Estimating Species Phylogenies Using Coalescence Times among Sequences, Liang Liu, Lili Yu, Dennis Pearl, and Scott V. Edwards

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Maximum tree: a consistent estimator of the species tree, Liang Liu, Lili Yu, and Dennis K. Pearl

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Comparative Health Systems: Jordan, H. Madanat and Hani M. Samawi

Monitoring Adverse Experiences in Clinical Drug Development, Karl E. Peace

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Overview of Time-to-Event Endpoint Methodology, Karl E. Peace

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Time-to-Event Endpoint Methods in Antibiotic Trials, Karl E. Peace

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Bivariate or Composite Plots of Endpoints, Karl E. Peace and Kao-Tai Tsai

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Overview of Parametric Based Inferential Methods for Time-to-Event Endpoints, Karl E. Peace and Kao-Tai Tsai

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No Association between Cognitive Achievements, Academic Performance and Serum Cholesterol Concentrations among School-Aged Children, Lewis A. Perry, Cagney B. Stigger, Barbara E. Ainsworth, and Jian Zhang

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HIV Rates in the State of Georgia: A Growing Threat among Predominately African American Populations, Swati Raychowdhury and Stuart H. Tedders

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The Matched Pairs Sign Test Using Bivariate Ranked Set Sampling Based on Different Ranking Schemes, Hani Samawi and Mohammad F. Al-Saleh

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Multivariate Dose Response Test, Kao-Tai Tsai and Karl E. Peace

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An Easy and Convenient Method for Constructing Contrasts, Robert L. Vogel

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Intake of Linoleic and Oleic Fatty Acids in Relation to Severe Depressed Mood: 10 Year Follow-Up of a National Cohort, Allen R. Wolfe, Ekeoma M. Ogbonna, Sokny Lim, Yanfeng Li, and Jian Zhang

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Complete Identification of Permissible Sampling Rates for First-Order Sampling of Multi-Band Bandpass Signals, Yan Wu and Daniel F. Linder

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Chapter 18: The LASSO method in variable selection for right censored time-to-event data with specific application to Chronic Myelogonous Leukemia, Lili Yu and Dennis K. Pearl