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Office  WSC 280 
Phone  5196613624 ext 83624 
Email  provost@uwo.ca 


Provost, S. B. and Ha, H. . . (2016). Distribution approximation and modelling via orthogonal polynomial sequences. Statistics, 50 (2):
454470.

Saboor, A., Provost, S. B. and Pogány, T. K. (2015). The Marshall–Olkin exponential Weibull distribution. Hacettepe Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 44 (6):
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Provost, S. B. and Ha, H. . . (2015). Differentiated logdensity approximants. Statistical Methodology, 26:
6171.

Provost, S. B., Ahmad, M. and Saboor, A. (2015). A confluent hypergeometric generalized inverse Gaussian distribution. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 31 (1):
2132.

Provost, S. B. and Jiang, M. (2014). A hybrid bandwidth selection methodology for kernel density estimation. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 84 (3):
614627.

Ren, J., Provost, S. B. and Jin, T. (2014). Momentbased density approximations for aggregate losses. Scandinavian Actuarial Journal,
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Provost, S. B. and Mohsenipour, A. A. (2013). On approximating the distribution of quadratic forms in uniform and beta order statistics. Metron, 71 (2):
123138.

Provost, S. B. and Mathai, A. M. . (2013). Generalized Boltzmann factors induced by Weibulltype distributions. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 392 (4):
545551.

Provost, S. B. and Mabrouk, I. (2013). The exact density function of a sum of independent gamma random variables as an inverse Mellin transform. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 41 (11):
114.

Provost, S. B. and Ha, H. . . (2013). An accurate approximation to the distribution of a linear combination of noncentralchisquarerandomvariables. Revstat Statistical Journal, 11 (3):
231254.

Jiang, M. and Provost, S. B. (2012). Orthogonal polynomial density estimates: Alternative representation and degree selection. International Journal of Computational and Mathematical Sciences, 6 (1):
1724.

Sanjel, D., Sheng, S. Z. and Provost, S. B. (2012). On the distribution of the Peña Rodríguez portmanteau statistic. Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research, 8 (3):
415432.

Provost, S. B., Ahmad, M. and Saboor, A. (2012). The moment generating function of a bivariate gammatype distribution. Applied Mathematics and Computation, 218 (24):
1191111921.

Provost, S. B. and Mohsenipour, A. A. (2012). Approximating the distributions of singular quadratic expressions and their ratios. Journal of the Iranian Statistical Society, 11 (2):
147171.

Provost, S. B., Ahmad, M. and Saboor, A. (2011). The gammaweibull distribution. IEEE Transactions on Reliability , 27 (2):
111131.

Provost, S. B. and Jiang, M. (2011). Orthogonal polynomial density estimates: Alternative representation and degree selection. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 55:
10741081.

Provost, S. B. and Jiang, M. (2011). Improved orthogonal polynomial density estimates. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 81 (11):
14951516.

Provost, S. B., Khan, H. and Singh, A. (2010). Predictive inference from a twoparameter rayleigh life model given a doubly censored sample. Communications in Statistics  Theory and Methods , 39 (7):
12371246.

Provost, S. B. and Mabrouk, I. (2010). A generalized exponentialtype distribution. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 26 (1):
97110.

Ha, H. . ., Jiang, M. and Provost, S. B. (2009). Momentbased approximations of probability mass functions with applications involving order statistics. Communications in Statistics  Theory and Methods , 38 (12):
19691981.

Provost, S. B. and Tae Ha, H. (2009). On the inversion of certain moment matrices. Linear Algebra and Its Applications , 430 (10):
26502658.

Stanford, D., Yu, K. and Provost, S. B. (2009). An accurate approximation for distance distributions arising in airtanker positioning and related problems. Forest Science, 55 (4):
293309.

Provost, S. B. (2009). On approximating the distribution of indefinite quadratic forms. Statistics, 43 (6):
597609.

Provost, S. B., Stanford, D. and Yu, K. (2008). On approximating the distribution of random distances within and between certain regions of space. INFOR (Information Systems and Operational Research) , 45(2)
5164.

Provost, S. B., Faysel, M. A. . and Khan, H. (2008). A Bayesian approach to measure mRNA quality levels for microarray experiments. Communications in Statistics  Simulation and Computation, 1
125133.

Provost, S. B. (2008). A biographical sketch of Professor Mir Maswood Ali. Journal of Statistical Research, 42 (2)
15.

Sanjel, D., Ha, H. . . and Provost, S. B. (2008). On the distribution of a statistics for detecting first order serial correlation. The Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 10(1)
8795.

Provost, S. B. and Jiang, M. (2008). A gravitational approach to density estimation. Journal of Statistical Research, 42(2)
181194.

Khan, H., Hegele, R. A. . and Provost, S. B. (2007). Bayesian applications in cytogenetic studies. Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 2
157172.

Provost, S. B. and Ha, H. . . (2007). A viable alternative to resorting to statistical tables. Communications in Statistics  Simulation and Computation, 36(6)
11351151.

Provost, S. B., Haddad, J. N. . and Sanjel, D. (2007). A relationship between the YuleWalker and the maximum likelihood estimator of the AR(1) coefficient. International. International Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science , 2(1)
1124.

Provost, S. B. and Rudiuk, E. M. . (2007). An Introduction to Multivariate Statistical Inference. Custom Course Textbook No. M8602, The University of Western Ontario. 100 pages,
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Khan, H., Haq, M. S. . and Provost, S. B. (2006). Predictive inference for future responses given a doubly censored sample from a two parameter exponential distribution. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 136(9)
31563172.

Mathai, A. M. . and Provost, S. B. (2006). On qlogistic and related models. IEEE Transactions on Reliability , 55(2)
237244.

Khan, H., Haq, M. S. . and Provost, S. B. (2006). Bayesian prediction for the lognormal model under type II censoring. Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, 5(2)
141160.

Mathai, A. M. . and Provost, S. B. (2006). Generalizations to the type1 and inverted Dirichlet distributions: properties and applications. Statistical Methods, 8(2)
142163.

Khan, H., Haq, M. S. . and Provost, S. B. (2005). Predictive inference for future responses from two component systems. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 21(1)
2741.

Provost, S. B. (2005). Differentiated logdensity approximants. Proceedings of the 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings. Salt Lake City. Section on Nonparametric Statistics,
16061609.

Provost, S. B. (2005). Density Estimation and Orthogonal Polynomials. Chapter 2, Lecture Notes of the Third SERC School on Special Functions and Functions of Matrix Arguments: Recent Developments and Applications in Statistics and Astrophysics, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Pala,
5570.

Provost, S. B. (2005). Momentbased density approximants. The Mathematica Journal , 9
727756.

Sanjel, D., Provost, S. B. and MacNeill, I. B. . (2005). On approximating the distribution of an alternative statistic for detecting lagk serial correlation. Journal of Probability and Statistical Science , 3(2)
229239.

Provost, S. B. and Cheong, Y. . . (2005). On approximating the distribution of the DurbinWatson test statistic from its moments obtained recursively.. American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences , 25
207220.

Provost, S. B. and Mathai, A. M. . (2005). Some complex matrixvariate statistical distributions on rectangular matrices. Linear Algebra and Its Applications , 410
198216.

Sanjel, D. and Provost, S. B. (2005). Inference about the 1rstorder autoregressive coefficient. Communications in Statistics  Theory and Methods , 34
11831201.

Haq, M. S. ., Khan, H. and Provost, S. B. (2005). Predictive inference for future responses from two component systems. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 21 (1)
2741.
