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Reviewing statistics in papers

For some of us, refereeing papers is part of the job. When refereeing statistical methodology papers, I think advice from other subject areas is fairly useful, i.e. computer science and Maths. This ...
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Recommendation for peer-reviewed open-source journal?

I have a manuscript on a bootstrap method for testing hypotheses of one mean, and I would like to send it for publication, but I have a moral dilemma. I have signed on to the protest against Elsevier ...
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As a reviewer, can I justify requesting data and code be made available even if the journal does not?

As science must be reproducible, by definition, there is increasing recognition that data and code are an essential component of the reproduciblity, as discussed by the Yale Roundtable for data and ...
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Good examples of statistics sections in applied academic journal articles

I am a biostatistician working in an applied field and I am responsible for writing the statistics methods section for the papers I collaborate on. In reading a lot of academic papers I've come ...
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Review paper on particle filter

I have found online a draft of an excellent review paper by Zhe Chen entitled "Bayesian Filtering: From Kalman Filters to Particle Filters, and Beyond". According to Google Scholar, the citation for ...
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Acceptance Rate of Statistical Journals

I am interested to know if there is any list that indicates the Acceptance Rate (i.e. Total # of submitted manuscripts / total # of accepted manuscripts) of the Statistical Journals? By Statistical ...
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Expected value of $X^{-1}$, $X$ being a noncentral $\chi^2$. Cannot understand a step of a equation in a paper

I am reading the following paper: Mudholkar GS, Chaubey YP, Ching-Chuong L (1976). Approximations for the doubly noncentral-$F$ distribution. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 5(1):...
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Alternatives to Journal of Statistical Software?

I have developed an R package for a general class of regression models with applications in survival analysis. I have prepared a paper describing the package and the methods, and the applications. One ...
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Measures of publication “importance” in statistics?

I am looking through articles citing an article I'm reading - and I wish to judge how much that citing article is "important" or "good" by itself. one way of knowing would be if I had known how "...
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Most important journals in data mining/ML, NLP and IR?

Can you please provide with me with the names of the most important journals in data mining, machine learning, natural language processing and information retrieval?
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Examples of “Textbook” Retrospective Studies

I am a physician and have never had any formal training in statistics/biostatistics. However every time I come across a journal article, specifically on retrospective studies, I cannot help but feel a ...
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What are the top five journals in statistics? [closed]

I recently read this article analyzing the top five journals in economics using bibliometrics. I was very interested, and as I'm a PhD student who wants to start publishing, I thought a good project ...
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Are there any scientific journals about meta-analysis?

I'm searching about scientific journals which are oriented only about meta-analysis. I knew there were some but i can't find any both searching google and http://www.scimagojr.com/journalrank.php Are ...
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Scientific papers using “entry” level Econometric procedures

I am studying Econometrics on a Masters' level. I have a pretty good grasp of the theoretical aspect of different processes, from dummy variables to time series, stationarity or simultaneous models (...
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How to present fixed effects in a linear mixed effects model for a journal? [closed]

When reporting the output for fixed effects in a linear mixed effects model for a journal publication, should I (1) include the coefficient estimates and p-values for the fixed effects (2) a Type III ...
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Outlet for short communication

I have written an 8-pages technical paper (more theoretical than applied) in statistics. I only know of two journals (Biometrika and Statistics and Probability Letters) that publish such short ...
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Is there a statistical journal that publishes such a kind of papers?

Just out of curiosity, I find it interesting to know if there is a statistical journal potentially considering publishing articles of this type to be introduced in the following. As far as I am aware, ...
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Do major statistics/machine learning journals accept article submission without data access?

I work for a health insurance company and am planning on conducting a predictive modeling analysis on our claims data. I'm thinking about publishing any interesting findings. However, since the data ...