Alessandra R. Brazzale

publications



Books

Brazzale, A.R., Davison, A.C. and Reid, N. (2006) Applied Asymptotics: Case Studies in Small-Sample Statistics. Cambridge University Press. To appear. More information here.

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In journals

Guolo, A., Brazzale, A.R. and Salvan, Ale. (2006). Improved inference on a scalar fixed effect of interest in nonlinear mixed-effects models. To appear in Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, available online since 19 June 2006.

Parazzini, M., Galloni, P., Brazzale, A.R., Tognola, G., Marino, C. and Ravazzani, P. (2006). Quantitative indices for the assessment of the repeatability of distortion product otoacoustic emissions in laboratory animals. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 53, 1550-1556.

Brazzale, A.R. (2005). hoa: An R package bundle for higher order likelihood inference. R News, 5/1, May 2005, 20-27. Available here.

Chèvre, N., Brazzale, A.R., Becker-van Slooten, K., Behra, R., Tarradellas, J. and Guettinger, H. (2005). Modelling the concentration-response function of the herbicide dinoseb on Daphnia magna (survival time, reproduction) and Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata (growth). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 62, 17-25.

Mari, A., Pacini, G., Brazzale, A.R., Ahrén, B. (2005). Comparative evaluation of simple insulin sensitivity methods based on the oral glucose tolerance test. Diabetologia, 48, 748-751.

Brazzale, A.R., Salvan, Alb. and Roletti, S. (2004). A hierarchical modeling approach for measuring reliability and agreement of two types of magnetic field dosimeters. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C (Applied Statistics), 53 261-278.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (2003). Higher-order asymptotics unleashed: Software design for nonlinear heteroscedastic models. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 12, 682-697.

Chèvre, N., Becker-van Slooten, K., Tarradellas, J., Brazzale, A.R., Behra, R. and Guettinger, H. (2002). Effects of dinoseb on the entire life-cycle of Daphnia magna. Part II: Modelling of survival and proposal of an alternative to No-Observed-Effect-Concentration (NOEC). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 21, 828-833.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (2001). A computer algebra package for approximate conditional inference. Statistics and Computing, 11, 17-24.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (1999). On the implementation of approximate conditional inference. Statistica Applicata, 11, 251-271.

Brazzale, A.R. (1999). Approximate conditional inference in logistic and loglinear models. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 8, 653-661.

Brazzale, A.R. (1999). Conditional simulation for regression-scale models. Journal of the Italian Statistical Society, 8, 101-114.

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In proceedings

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (2006). Restricted likelihood inference for generalized linear mixed models. Book of Abstracts, International Conference on “Statistical Latent Variables Models in the Health Sciences”, Perugia, September 6-8, 2006, 13-14.

Guolo, A. and Brazzale, A.R. (2006). Empirical evaluation of measurement error correction techniques for matched case-control studies. Abstract Book, International Conference on Environmental Epidemiology & Exposure, ISEA-ISEE 2006, Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, la Vilette, Paris, September 2-6, 2006, 421.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (2005). Restricted likelihood inference for generalized linear mixed models. Final Programme and Abstracts, 25th European Meeting of Statisticians, Oslo, July 24-28, 2005, P-040, 477.

Guolo, A. and Brazzale, A.R. (2005). Advances in small sample parametric inference for linear mixed effects models. Proceedings of the S.Co. 2005 Workshop (C. Provasi ed.), Cleup Editrice, Brixen, September 15-17, 2005, 103-108.

Guolo, A. and Brazzale, A.R. (2005). Comparative evaluation of measurement error correction techniques for matched case-control studies. Final Programme and Abstracts, 25th European Meeting of Statisticians, Oslo, July 24-28, 2005, P-023, 461.

Guolo, A. and Brazzale, A.R. (2005). Effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields: Measurement problems and correction techniques. Statistics and Environment, Proceedings of the 2005 Intermediate Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Cleup Editrice, Messina, September 21-23, 2005, 129-132.

Brazzale, A.R., Salvan, Alb. and Parazzini, M. (2004). Assessing reliability and agreement of repeated measurements by hierarchical modeling. Proceedings of the 19th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (A. Biggeri, E. Dreassi, C. Lagazio and M. Marchi eds.), Firenze University Press, Firenze, July 4-8, 2004, 335-338.

Galloni, P., Barone, F., Brazzale, A.R., Parazzini, M., Pinto, R., Piscitelli, M., Ravazzani, P. and Marino, C. (2004). Functional and morphological effects on auditory system of rats exposed to 900 and 1800 MHz electromagnetic fields. Proceedings of the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2004), Pisa, March 28-31, 2004.

Galloni, P., Brazzale, A.R., Parazzini, M., Piscitelli, M., Ravazzani, P. and Marino, C. (2004). Effects of GSM-related electromagnetic fields on cochlear outer hair cells in Sprague-Dawley rats. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Meeting of the Bioelectromagentics Society (BEMS 2004), Washington, June 20-24, 2004.

Mari, A., Pacini, G., Brazzale, A.R. and Ahrén, B. (2004). Comparative evaluation of simple OGTT insulin sensitivity methods. Proceedings of the 64th Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association, Florida, June 4-8, 2004. Published in Diabetes, 53 (Suppl. 2), A350.

Brazzale, A.R. and Ventura, L. (2003). Considerazioni pratiche sugli stimatori di tipo M ottimali. Giornate Scientifiche in ricordo di Antonio C. Capelo, Cleup Editrice, Padova, January 10-11, 2003, 51-60.

Carrere, N., Galloni, P., Hondarrague, Y., Lovisolo, G., Parazzini, M., Brazzale, A., Tognola, G., Aran, J.-M., Marino, C. and Ravazzani, P. (2003). Study of the effects of exposure of the hearing system of Sprague-Dawley rats and Guinea pigs to GSM radiofrequency fields. XVII IERASG -- Biennial Symposium, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife Canary Islands, June 8-12, 2003, p. 64.

Galloni, P., Brazzale, A.R., Caarrere, N., Dulou, P.E., Hondarrague, Y., Parazzini, M., Piscitelli, M., Tognola, G., Veyret, B., Aran, J.-M., Marino, C. and Ravazzani, P. (2003). GUARD project. GSM cellular phones and the hearing system: effects of exposure of Sprague-Dawley rats and combined effects of gentamicin and microwaves exposure in Guinea pigs. Progress report. Proceeding of the 6th International Congress of the European Bioelectromagnetics Association (EBEA), Budapest, November 13-15, 2004, p. 90.

Marino, C, Galloni, P., Piscitelli, M., Parazzini, M., Brazzale, A., Tognola, G. and Ravazzani, P. (2003). GUARD Project: Effects of GSM cellular phones on the inner auditory system of Sprague-Dawley rats. 6th International Congress of the European Bioelectromagentics Association (EBEA), Budapest, Hungary, 13-15 novembre 2003, p. 90.

Brazzale, A.R., Salvan, Alb. and Roletti, S. (2002). On the use of hierarchical models in method comparison studies. Collection of Abstracts, 2002 Conference on Environmetrics, Genoa, June 18-22, 2002, p. 12.

Brazzale, A.R., Salvan, Alb., Roletti, S. and Pons O. (2002). Use of mixed effects models in assessing reliability and agreement of ELF-EMF dosimeters (37.11). Final Program and Abstracts, 2002 ISEA-ISEE Conference, Vancouver, August 11-15, 2002, p. 160.

Brazzale, A.R. and Ventura, L. (2002). Hampel estimation for extreme value distributions. Proceedings of the XLIth Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, University of Milano-Bicocca, June 5-7, 2002, 613-616.

Guolo, A. and Brazzale A.R. (2002). Second-order likelihood-based inference in nonlinear mixed effects models. Proceedings of the 17th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (M. Stasinopoulos and G. Touloumi eds.), Chania, July 8-12, 2002, 323-328.

Bellio, R., Brazzale, A.R. and Ventura, L. (2001). Adjusted quasi-profile likelihoods and robustness. Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (B. Klein and L. Korsholm eds.), Odense, July 2-6, 2001, Part III: Posters, 413-416.

Brazzale, A.R. and Ventura, L. (2001). How robust is conditional inference? Proceedings of the 16th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (B. Klein and L. Korsholm eds.), Odense, July 2-6, 2001, Part III: Posters, 417-420.

Brazzale, A.R. (2000). Higher-order asymptotics in practice. Proceedings of the Scientific Meeting ``Probabilità e procedure per l'inferenza statistica e le decisioni'' (S. Holzer ed.), Trieste, October 27-29, 2000, 79-82.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (1999). Higher-order likelihood-based inference in nonlinear regression. Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling (H. Friedl, A. Berghold and G. Kauermann eds.), Graz, July 19-23, 1999, 440-443.

Brazzale, A.R. (1999). Advances in the implementation of higher-order asymptotics. Proceedings of the Scientific Meeting ``Probabilità e procedure per l'inferenza statistica e le decisioni'' (W. Racugno ed.), Cagliari, October 22-25, 1999, 19-21.

Brazzale, A.R. (1999). Interfacing symbolic computation and numerical calculation. Proceedings of the 52nd ISI Session, Helsinki, August 10-18, 1999, 2, p. 167.

Brazzale, A.R. (1998). Simulazioni condizionate per famiglie di regressione e scala (in Italian). Proceedings of the XXXIXth Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, Sorrento, April 14-17, 1998, 509-515.

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Technical reports

Brazzale, A.R., Galloni, P., Parazzini, M., Marino, C. and Ravazzani, P. (2005). Assessing the repeatability and reproducibility of distortion product otoacoustic emissions in Sprague-Dawley rats by hierarchical modeling. Rapporto Interno, 03/03, ISIB-CNR.

Brazzale, A.R. and Salvan, Alb. (2005). Reliability and agreement of ELF magnetic field dosimeters: An analysis based on calibration data. Rapporto Interno, 05/05, ISIB-CNR.

Guolo, A. and Brazzale, A.R. (2004). Simulazione di uno studio caso-controllo multicentrico di popolazione (in Italian). Rapporto Interno, 02/04, ISIB-CNR.

Guolo, A. and Brazzale, A.R. (2004). Un confronto fra tecniche di correzione per la presenza di errori di misura in studi di tipo caso-controllo (in Italian). Rapporto Interno, 03/04, ISIB-CNR.

Brazzale, A.R. (2002). Valutazione dell'intercambiabilità ed affidabilità della strumentazione EMDEX utilizzata nello studio SETIL (in Italian). Rapporto Interno, 02/02, LADSEB-CNR.

Guolo, A., Brazzale, A.R. and Salvan, Alb. (2002). Modelli statistici ed inferenza in presenza di errore di misura. Una rassegna dei metodi proposti in letteratura con particolare riguardo all'ambito epidemiologico (in Italian). Rapporto Interno, 10/02, ISIB-CNR.

Brazzale, A.R. and Chèvre, N. (2000). Measures of the environmental impact of a pollutant from aquatic chronic ecotoxicity tests. Technical Report, 2000.3, Chair of Statistics (Prof. A.C. Davison), Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne.

Brazzale, A.R. (1996). A computer algebra package for approximate conditional inference in multiparameter exponential families. Working Papers, 1996.15, Department of Statistics, University of Padova.

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Other manuscripts

Bellio, R., Brazzale, A.R., Pace, L. and Salvan, Ale. (2000). A Short Course on Likelihood Asymptotics. Part II: S-PLUS Tutorials. Tutorial accompanying the short course "Metodi asintotici per l'inferenza basata sulla verosimiglianza e applicazioni".

Brazzale, A.R. (1996). AMCA.glm: A REDUCE package for approximate conditional inference in multiparameter exponential families. User's Manual for the AMCA.glm REDUCE package.

Brazzale, A.R. (2000). Practical Small-Sample Parametric Inference. Ph.D. Thesis N. 2230, Department of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne.

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Work in progress

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. Restricted likelihood inference for discrete generalized linear mixed models. Manuscript.

Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. Testing zero variance components. Manuscript.

Brazzale, A.R. and Davison, A.C. Practical small-sample parametric inference. Manuscript.

Chevre, N. and Brazzale, A.R. Model fitting of survival time of Daphnia magna under dinoseb stress: Cost-effective experimental plan. Manuscript.

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Last updated on October 17, 2006