Statistical Methodology Papers

    24. Nathoo, F.S., Kong, L., Zhu, H., A Review of Statistical Methods in Imaging Genetics. Canadian Journal of Statistics, under revision. Preprint available on arXiv here.

    23. *Song, Y., Nathoo, F.S.,  Babul A., The Analysis of Face Perception MEG and EEG Data Using a Potts-Mixture Spatiotemporal Joint Model.  Canadian Journal of Statistics, under revision. Preprint available on arXiv here.
    22. *Teng, M., Nathoo, F.S., Johnson, T.D., Bayesian Analysis of fMRI data with Spatially-Varying Autoregressive Orders. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C, under revision. Preprint available on arXiv here.
    21. *Teng, M., Johnson, T.D., Nathoo, F.S. Time Series Analysis of fMRI Data: Spatial Modeling and Bayesian Computation. Statistics in Medicine, under revision. Preprint available on arXiv here.

    20. *Greenlaw, K., Szefer, E., Graham, J., Lesperance, M.L., Nathoo, F.S. (2017). A Bayesian Group Sparse Mutli-Task Regression Model for Imaging Genetics. Bioinformatics, DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btx215. The R package 'bgsmtr' implemeting the model is available on CRAN. Preprint available on arXiv here.

    19. Szefer, E., Lu, D., Nathoo, F.S., M.F. Beg, Graham, J., (2017). Multivariate association between single-nucleotide polymorphisms in Alzgene linkage regions and structural changes in the brain: discovery, refinement and validation. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology,  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sagmb-2016-0077. Preprint available on bioRXiv here.

    18. *Teng, M., Nathoo, F.S., Johnson, T.D. (2017). Bayesian Computation for Log Gaussian Cox Processes: A Comparative Analysis of Methods. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, DOI: 10.1080/00949655.2017.1326117. Preprint available on arXiv here.

    17. Moss, A., Juarez-Colunga, E., Nathoo, F.S., Wagner, B., Sagel, S. (2016) Comparison of Change Point Models: A Simulation and Case Study in Modeling Lung Function in Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Statistics in Medicine, DOI: 10.1002/sim.6845.

    16. Nathoo, F.S., *Greenlaw, K., Lesperance, M.L. (2016). Regularization parameter selection for a Bayesian multi-level group lasso regression model with application to imaging genomics.  Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging (PRNI), 2016 International Workshop on. IEEE, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/PRNI.2016.7552328. Preprint available on arXiv here.

    15. *Croteau, N., Nathoo, F.S., Cao, J., Budney, R. (2016) High-dimensional classification for brain decoding. Big and Complex Data Analysis: Statistical Methodologies and Applications, Springer, Edited Volume. Preprint available on arXiv here.

    14. Lesperance, M.L., *Sabelnykova V., Nathoo F.S., Lau, F., Downing, G.M. (2015) A Joint Model for Interval-Censored Functional Decline Trajectories Under Informative Observation. Statistics in Medicine, doi: 10.1002/sim.6582.

    13. Nathoo, F.S. and Masson, E.J. M. (2015), Bayesian Alternatives to Null-Hypothesis Significance Testing for Repeated Measures Designs. Journal of Mathematical  Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmp.2015.03.003. As of September, 2015, this paper is on the list of 'Most Downloaded Journal of Mathematical Psychology Articles'.

    12. Nathoo, F.S., Babul, A., Moiseev, A. Virji-Babul, N., Beg, M.F. (2013). A Variational Bayes Spatiotemporal Model for Electromagnetic Brain Mapping. Biometrics, DOI: 10.1111/biom.12126.

    11. Nathoo, F.S., and Ghosh, P. (2012). "Skew-Elliptical Spatial Random Effect Modeling for Areal Data with Application to Mapping Health Utilization Rates." Statistics in Medicine, DOI: 10.1002/sim.5504.

    10. Nathoo, F.S., Lawson, A.B., Dean, C.B. (2012). Guest editors' introduction to the special issue on spatial statistics for neuroimaging. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, DOI: 10.1177/0962280212448971.

    9. Nathoo, F.S., Lesperance, M.L., Lawson, A.B., Dean, C.B. (2012). "Comparing Variational Bayes with Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Bayesian Computation in Neuroimaging." Statistical Methods in Medical Research, DOI: 10.1177/0962280212448973. 

    8. *Ismail, S., Sun, W., Nathoo, F.S., Babul, A., Moiseev, A., Beg, M.F. Virji-Babul, N. (2012). "A Skew-t Space-Varying Regression Model for the Spectral Analysis of Resting State Brain Activity." Statistical Methods in Medical Research, DOI: 10.1177/0962280212448974.

    7. Ghosh, P., Nathoo F.S., Gonenn, M.,  and Tiwari, R.C. (2010). "Assessing noninferiority in a three-arm trial using the Bayesian approach." Statistics in Medicine, 30, 1795-1808.

    6. Nathoo, F.S. (2010). "Joint spatial modeling of recurrent infection and growth with processes under intermittent observation." Biometrics, 66, 336-346.

    5. Nathoo, F.S. (2010). "Space-time regression modeling of tree growth using the skew-t distribution." Environmetrics, DOI: 10.1002/env.1057. The R code to fit the process convolution model is available in two files: file1 and file2. The WinBUGS code to fit the Markov random field model is available here.

    4. Nathoo, F.S. and Dean, C.B. (2008). "Spatial multi-state transitional models for longitudinal event data." Biometrics, 64, 271-279.

    3. Dean, C.B., Nathoo, F.S. and Nielson, J.D. (2007). "Spatial and mixture models for recurrent event processes." Enivronmetrics, 18, 713-725.

    2. Nathoo, F.S. and Dean, C.B. (2007). "A mixed mover-stayer model for spatio-temporal two-state processes." Biometrics, 63, 881-891.

    1. Nathoo, F.S., Ainsworth, L., Gill, P. and Dean, C.B. (2006). "Codling moth incidence in Okanagan orchards." Canadian Journal of Statistics, 34, 493-530.


    Application Papers

    12. Bourbonnais ML, Nelson TA, Stenhouse GB, Wulder MA, White JC, Hobart GW,Hermosilla T, Coops NC, Nathoo F.S., Darimont C. (2017). Characterizing spatial-temporal patterns of landscape disturbance and recovery in western Alberta, Canada using a functional data analysis approach. Ecological Informatics, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2017.04.010.

    11. *Song, Y., Nathoo, F.S., Masson, M.E.J. (2017). A Bayesian approach to the mixed effects analysis of repeated measures accuracy studies. Journal of Memory and Language, DOI: 10.1016/j.jml.2017.05.002. R software implementing the methods in this paper is available here.

    10. Fitterer, J., Nelson, T.A., and Nathoo, F.S. (2014).  Predictive crime mapping. Police Practice and Research, DOI: 10.1080/15614263.2014.972618.

    9. Robertson, C., Long, J.A., Nathoo, F.S., Nelson, T.A., and Plouffe, C.C.F. (2014). Assessing quality of spatial models using the structural similarity index and posterior predictive checks. Geographical Analysis, 46, 53-74.

    8. Nathoo, F.S. and Babul, A. (2014), Statistical Modeling of Electromagnetic Neuroimaging data (invited note). Notes of the Canadian Mathematical Society, 46, no 2, 13-14.

    7. Long, JA, Nelson, TA, Nathoo, F.S. (2013). Towards a kinetic based probabilistic time geography. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2013.818151.

    6. Long, J.A., Robertson, C., Nathoo, F.S., and Nelson, T.A. (2012). "A Bayesian Space-Time Model for Discrete Spread Processes on a Lattice." Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology, DOI: 10.1016/j.sste.2012.04.008.

    5. Morrison, K.T., Nelson, T.A., Nathoo, F.S., Ostry A.S. (2011). "Application of Bayesian spatial smoothing models to assess agricultural self-sufficiency." International Journal of Geographical Information Science, DOI:10.1080/13658816.2011.633491.

    4. Robertson, C., Sawford, K., Gunawardena, S., Nelson, T.A., Nathoo, F.S., Stephen, C. (2011). "A hidden Markov model for analysis of frontline veterinary data for emerging zoonotic disease surveillance." PLoS ONE 6(9): e24833. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024833.

    3. Swartz, T. B., Tennakoon, A., Nathoo, F.S., Tsao, M., *Sarohia, P. (2011). "Playoff Series: Psychological Ups and Downs." Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, Vol. 7: Iss. 4, Article 3. DOI: 10.2202/1559-0410.1372.

    2. Virji-Babul, N., Watt, K., Nathoo, F.S. and Johnson, P (2011). "Dynamic facial expression recognition in Down syndrome." Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, DOI: 10.3109/01942638.2011.653626.

    1. Nathoo, F.S. and Dean, C.B. (2005). "Spatial multi-state models with application to revascularization intervention in Quebec." Geomatica, 59, 335-343.

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