**Contents of volume 14, 2012 (DOWNLOAD)**

**L. ANDERLUCCI, C. HENNIG**

Clustering of categorical data: a comparison of different approaches

**F. ANDREIS, P. A. FERRARI**

Multidimensional extensions of IRT models and their application to customer satisfaction evaluation

**R. ARBORETTI, S. BONNINI**

Advances on inferential methods for heterogeneity comparisons

**S. BACCI, F. BARTOLUCCI**

Mixtures of equispaced Normal distributions and their use for testing symmetry in univariate data

**F. BARTOLUCCI, F. PENNONI, G. VITTADINI**

Evaluation of the graduation effect on the work path by a latent variable causal model

**F. BASSI, J. G. DIAS**

Longitudinal patterns of financial product ownership: a latent growth approach

**D. BELGRAVE, A. SIMPSON, I. BUCHAN, A. CUSTOVIC**

Bishop Bayesian machine learning approaches for longitudinal latent class modelling to define wheezing phenotypes to elucidate environmental associates

**R. BERNI, V. SCARANO, F. BERTOCCI, M. CATELANI**

Mixed response surface models and bayesian analysis of variance components for electrically conductive adhesives

**L. BERTOLI-BARSOTTI, A. PUNZO**

Generalizing the Rasch model to account for omitting behavior

**A. BIANCHI, S. BIFFIGNANDI**

Measuring and analyzing performance in longitudinal data

**S. BIANCONCINI**

Asymptotic properties of adaptive Gauss-Hermite based estimators in latent variable models

**S. BIANCONCINI, S. CAGNONE, D. RIZOPOULOS**

Approximate iikelihood inference in latent variable models for categorical data

**L. BISAGLIA, A. CANALE**

Bayesian nonparametric predictions for count time series

**A. BONANOMI, M. NAI RUSCONE, S. A. OSMETTI**

Reliability measurement for polytomous ordinal items: the empirical polychoric ordinal Alpha

**C. CAPPELLI, F. DI IORIO, P. D´URSO**

Regression trees for change point analysis of ordinal time series

**M. CARPITA, E. CIAVOLINO**

Using the GME estimator with the Rasch analysis in the multigroup SEM

**E. CARROZZO, I. CICHI, L. CORAIN, L. SALMASO**

Permutation-based control charts for ordered categorical response variables with application to monitoring of customer satisfaction

**P. CERCHIELLO, P. GIUDICI**

Non parametric models for credit rating assessment

**L. CORAIN, L. SALMASO, V. DE GIULI, R. ZECCHIN**

Multivariate permutation and combination-based composite indicators with application to the evaluation of indoor environment

**M. CORDUAS, L. CINQUANTA, C. IEVOLI**

A statistical analysis of consumer perception of wine attributes

**C. DAL BIANCO, O. PACCAGNELLA, R. VARRIALE**

Purchasing in European Union: a multilevel latent class application

**L. DELDOSSI, R. PAROLI**

Bayesian covariate selection in CUB model: some considerations

**L. DELDOSSI, D. ZAPPA**

Evaluating R&R of ordinal classifications with CUB model

**E. DUPUIS-LOZERON, M. P. VICTORIA-FESER**

Simulation based estimation for Generalized Latent Linear

**D. DURANTE**

Qualitative latent variables: a comparison between SEM and LCA

**M. FATTORE, M. PELAGATTI, G. VITTADINI**

Globally-optimized latent variable extraction in formative-reflective models

**S. FIGINI, C. GIGLIARANO, P. MULIERE**

Making classifier performance comparisons when Receiver Operating Characteristic curves intersect

**B. FRANCIS, R. DITTRICH, R. HATZINGER**

Latent class mixed effects models for partially ranked preferences – examining changes in postmaterialism over time

**A. FRENDA**

Estimating sectoral and smoothed European growth by generalized dynamic factor model

**G. GALANTE, B. PIETRANGELI, D. DAVOLOS, O. MAGGI, E. SCEPI, R. COTRONEO, S. D. CICALA**

CCA analysis: A statistical approach applied to ecological process. Relationships among decomposition rates, biological diversity and substrate fractal dimension

**M. GALLO, A. BUCCIANTI**

A three-way analysis for compositional data: insights on Arno river (Tuscany, central Italy) water chemistry

**S. GHOSH, A. ELOYAN**

A semiparametric approach to source separation using Independent component analysis

**S. GOLIA**

Evaluate the magnitude of non uniform DIF for Rasch model: the polytomous case

**L. GRILLI, C. RAMPICHINI, R. VARRIALE**

University admission test and students´ careers: evidence from the School of Economics in Florence

**M. IANNARIO**

CUBE models for interpreting ordered categorical data with overdispersion

**G. H. JANG**

Parameter estimation for a copy number variation detection based on Log R ratio and B allele frequency using latent variable methods

**M. LA ROCCA, C. PERNA**

A two-step procedure for neural network modeling

**L. MANCINI, L. VALENTINO, F. BORRELLI, L. MARCONE**

Record linkage between large datasets: evidence from the 15th Italian population census

**M. MAROZZI**

Nonparametric testing for agreement among several judges

**A. MATTEI, F. MEALLI, B. PACINI**

Identification of causal effects in the presence of nonignorable missing outcome values

**M. MATTEUCCI, S. MIGNANI**

A comparison of multidimensional IRT models for assessing test dimensionality

**F. MATTIELLO, M. BOLZAN, L. RAVAROTTO**

Assessing perceived food chemical risk by means of an educational project analysed with permutation tests

**L. MODUGNO, S. GIANNERINI, S. CAGNONE**

A multilevel model with time series components for the analysis of tribal art prices

**A. MONOD**

Modelling count panel data with a zero-inflated Posson model

**M. NIGLIO, C. D. VITALE**

On the stationarity of threshold models with multiple variables

**E. OTRANTO**

The factorial asymmetric multiplicative error model: preliminary results

**P. PALMITESTA, C. PROVASI**

Copula component analysis for dependence modelling

**G. PISTONE, S. RUFFA, G. VICARIO**

Analysis of the covariance structure in manufactured parts

**S. POLETTINI, F. DE ICCO**

A mixture model for predicting football teams´ performance

**G. ROLI, P. MONARI**

Hierarchical Bayesian models for the estimation of correlated effects in multilevel data: a simulation study to assess model performance

**H. THOMAS**

Estimating psychometric reliability with one observation per subject

**M. C. ZANAROTTI, L. PAGANI**

Ordinal longitudinal data analysis using multilevel Rasch model in the context of chemotherapy side effects