International Journal of Statistics and Probability

International Journal of Statistics and Probability (ISSN: 1927-7032;  E-ISSN: 1927-7040) is an open-access, international, double-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. This journal, published quarterly (February, May, August and November) in both print and online versions, keeps readers up-to-date with the latest developments in all areas of statistics and probability.ijsp

The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics: computational statistics, design of experiments, sample survey, statistical modelling, statistical theory, probability theory.

This journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail (


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What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.

We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a) Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b) Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c) Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d) The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e) After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f) E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



Call for Papers


We are now seeking submissions for Vol. 4, No. 2, May 2015 issue. Submission deadline: March 31, 2015.

Please find the journal’s profile at and submit your manuscripts online.

Authors are strongly encouraged to use the LaTeX style files to prepare their manuscript. You may submit your manuscript in the format of PDF or MS-Word to be reviewed, but if the paper is accepted to be published, you are required to provide the LaTeX source files or MS-Word.

Please find the LaTeX template here (Paper Template, Title Page Template) and the MS-Word template (Paper Template, Title Page Template)

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Publishing Statistics in 2014 Released


2014: Articles Received: 105; Accepted: 58; Rejected: 51; Published: 42; Retracted: 0

2014 Q4: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 8; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2014 Q3: Articles Received: 22; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 14; Published: 8; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 22; Accepted: 12; Rejected: 8; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 33; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 20; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

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We are recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, we welcome you to join us. Please find the application form and details at and e-mail the completed application form to

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Vol 4, No 1 (2015)

International Journal of Statistics and Probability, Vol. 4, No. 1, February 2015

Table of Contents


Polynomially Adjusted Saddlepoint Density Approximations PDF
Serge B. Provost, Susan Z. Sheng p1
Evaluation of Academic Level of Sci-tech Journals Based on Rough Set and TOPSIS PDF
Nie He, Yuan-Biao Zhang, Zhen Zhang, Xin-Guang Lv p12
Exact Simulation for Fork-Join Networks with Heterogeneous Service PDF
Hongsheng Dai p19
Dose Finding Method in Joint Modeling of Efficacy and Safety Endpoints in Phase II Studies PDF
Aiyang Tao, Yong Lin, Jose Pinheiro, Weichung Joe Shih p33
Flexible Bivariate Binary Models for Estimating the Efficacy of Phototherapy for Newborns with Jaundice PDF
Giampiero Marra, Rosalba Radice p46
Characterization of the Skew-Normal Distribution Via Order Statistics and Record Values PDF
M. Gharib, M.M. Mohie El-Din, A. Sharawy p59
The Explicit Solution and Precise Distribution of CKLS Model under Girsanov Transform PDF
Yunjiao Hu, Guangqiang Lan, Chong Zhang p68
Large Deviation Principle for the Empirical Degree Measure of Preferential Attachment Random Graphs PDF
K. Doku-Amponsah, F. O. Mettle, E. N. N. Nortey p76
Independence Distribution-preserving Covariance Structures for the Likelihood Ratio Test for LXB=0 in the General Linear Model PDF
Phil Dean Young p87
Large Deviation Result for the Empirical Locality Measure of Typed Random Geometric Graphs PDF
Kwabena Doku-Amponsah p94
College Basketball Coach Evaluation Based on Dynamic DHGF Evaluation Model PDF
Si-Jing Meng, Yuan-Biao Zhang, Gui-Sen Xu, Jun-Ta Wu p100
The Burr XII Negative Binomial Distribution with Applications to Lifetime Data PDF
Manoel Wallace A. Ramos, Ana Percontini, Gauss M. Cordeiro, Ronaldo V. da Silva p109
Visualizing and Testing the Multivariate Linear Regression Model PDF
David J. Olive, Lasanthi C. R. Pelawa Watagoda, Hasthika S. Rupasinghe Arachchige Don p126
Reweighted Nadaraya-Watson Estimator of the Regression Mean PDF
Raid B. Salha, Hazem I. El Shekh Ahmed p138
Estimating Explained Variation of a Latent Scale Dependent Variable Underlying a Binary Indicator of Event Occurrence PDF
Dinesh Sharma, Amanda Miller, Caroline Hollingsworth p148
A Robust Approach to Identifying Differential Circulating miRNAs in Breast Cancer PDF
Sanjoy K. Sinha, Abdus Sattar p155
Random Fuzzy Decision Models for Pharmaceutical R&D Project Investment under Uncertainty PDF
Changsheng Yi, Qiumei Jin p170
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Statistics and Probability, Vol. 4, No. 1 PDF
Wendy Smith p182

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