**American Journal of Mathematics and Statistics**

American Journal of Mathematics and Statistics is to publish well-written original research articles and studies describing the latest research and developments in the field of mathematics and statistics. This is a broad-based journal covering all branches of mathematics, statistics and interdisciplinary research.

**p-ISSN:**2162-948X**e-ISSN:**2162-8475**Website:**http://journal.sapub.org/ajms

## Xuewen Lu

**Editorial Board Member of**

*American Journal of Mathematics and Statistics*Associate Professor, University of Calgary, Canada

**Research Areas**

Survival Analysis, Biostatistics

### Education

1997 | Ph.D | University of Guelph |

1990 | M.Sc | Peking University |

1987 | B.Sc | Hunan Normal University |

### Experience

2008-present | Associate Professor (tenured) Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary, Canada |

2008-2009 | Visiting Associate Professor Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US |

2002-2007 | Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary, Canada |

2004-present | Adjunct Professor Department of Mathematics, Hunan Normal University, China |

2000-2003 | Adjunct Professor (The Special Graduate Faculty)Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph, Canada |

1998-2002 | Biostatistician Food Research Program, Guelph, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada |

1997-1998 | Research Scientist in Applied Statistics Atlantic Food and Horticulture Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada |

1995-1997 | Statistics Teaching and Research Assistant University of Guelph, Canada |

1990-1994 | Statistics Lecturer Department of Mathematics, Hunan Normal University, China |

### Membership

Member, Statistical Society of Canada, 1998 |

Life Member, International Chinese Statistical Association, 2004 |

Life Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2004 |

Member, Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety, 1999 |

### Publications: Journals

[1] | Ding, H. and Lu, X. (2011). Empirical analysis of impact of conversion of convertible bonds on corporate performance of different industries in China. American Open Journal of Statistics. In press. |

[2] | Liu, W. and Lu, X. (2011). Empirical likelihood for density-weighted average derivatives. Statistical Papers. 52, 391-412. [SCI] |

[3] | Lu, X., Nan, B., Song, P. X.-K. and Sowers, M. R. (2010). Longitudinal data analysis with event time as a covariate. Statistics in Biosciences. 2, 65-80. [SCI] |

[4] | Cheng, T.L. Lu, H.H., Lu, X. and Sun, J.W. (2010). Censored regression with error-prone predictors for partially linear single-index models. Journal of Chinese Statistical Association. 48, 108-126. |

[5] | Xiao, Q., Liu, Z., Balakrishnan, N. and Lu, X. (2010). Estimation of the Birnbaum-Saunders regression model with current status data. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 54, 326-332. [SCI] |

[6] | Lu. X.(2010). Asymptotic distributions of two "synthetic data" estimators for censored single-index models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 101, 999-1015. [SCI] |

[7] | Hsieh, H.-N., Su, H.-Y. and Lu, X. (2009). A generalized inference on assessment of similarity between dissolution profiles. Advances and Applications in Statistics. 12, 163-190. |

[8] | Yang, J.-Q., Lu, X. and Singh, R.S. (2009). Estimation for two-sample location-scale models under Type I censorship. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods. 39, 1932-1950. [SCI] |

[9] | Liu, W. and Lu, X. (2009). Weighted least squares method for censored linear. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics. 21, 787-799. [SCI] |

[10] | Lu, X. (2009). Empirical likelihood for heteroscedastic partially linear models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis. 100, 387–396. [SCI] |

[11] | Sun, J., Kopciuk, K.A. and Lu, X. (2008). Polynomial spline estimation of partially linear single-index proportional hazards regression models. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 53, 176-188. [SCI] |

[12] | Lu, X. and Burke, M.D. (2008). Nonparametric estimation of linear functionals of a bivariate distribution under univariate censoring. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 138, 3238-3256. [SCI] |

[13] | Xie, C., Singh, R.S., Desmond, A.F., Lu, X. and Ormsby, E. (2008). Hierarchical quasi-likelihood approach to bioavailability and bioequivalence analysis. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods. 37, 1641-1658. [SCI] |

[14] | Cheng, T.L., Ho, H.C. and Lu, X. (2008). Asymptotic normality of kernel estimations for linear random fields on Z2. Journal of Theoretical Probability. 21, 267-286. [SCI] |

[15] | Desmond, A.F., Rodríguez-Yam, G.A. and Lu, X. (2008). Estimation of parameters for a Birnbaum-Saunders regression model with censored data. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 11, 983-997. [SCI] |

[16] | Lu, X., Sun, J. and Qi, Y. (2008). Empirical likelihood for average derivatives of hazard regression functions. Metrika, 67, 93-112. [SCI] |

[17] | Cheng, T.L. and Lu, X. (2007). An efficient algorithm on boundary detection. Journal of Chinese Statistical Association. 45, 372-385. |

[18] | Liu, W.R. and Lu, X. (2007). Asymptotical Properties of Sample Versions of Type a Statistical Depth Functions. Journal of Natural Science of Hunan Normal University. 30, 1-5. |

[19] | Lu, X. and Cheng, T.L. (2007). Randomly censored partially linear single-index models. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 98, 1895-1922. [SCI] |

[20] | Lu, X., Singh, R. S. and Desmond, A. F. (2007). Estimation for location-scale models with censored Data. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 36, 1069-1089. [SCI] |

[21] | Lu, X. and Qi, Y. (2006). Chover's law of the iterated logarithm for trimmed sums. Sankhyā, 68, 488-502. (In MathSciNet) |

[22] | Lu, X. and Qi, Y. (2006). Empirical likelihood for average derivatives. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics. 18, 315-331. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[23] | Wang, Z., Desmond, A. F. and Lu, X. (2006). Modified censored moment estimation for the two-parameter Birnbaum-Saunders distribution. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 50, 1033-1051. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[24] | Lu, X., Chen, G., Singh, R. S. and Song, P. X.-K. (2006). A class of partially linear single-index survival models. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 34, 97-112. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[25] | Lu, X. and Burke, M. D. (2005). Censored multiple regression by the method of average derivatives. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 95, 182-205. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[26] | Xie, C., Singh, R.S., Smith, B. and Lu, X. (2005). Generalized separation theorems for singular values of a matrix and their applications in canonical correlation analysis. Probability and Mathematical Statistics, 25, 223-229. (In MathSciNet) |

[27] | Lu, X. and Qi, Y. (2004). A note on asymptotic distribution of products of sums. Statistics and Probability Letters, 68, 407-413. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[28] | Lu, X. and Qi, Y. (2004). Empirical likelihood for the additive risk model. Probability and Mathematical Statistics, 24, 419-431. (In MathSciNet) |

[29] | Li, Q., Lu, X. and Ullah, A. (2003). Multivariate local polynomial regression for estimating average derivatives. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 15, 607-624. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[30] | Lu, X., Singh, R. S. and Desmond, A. F. (2001). A kernel smoothed semiparametric survival model. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 98, 119-135. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[31] | Singh, R.S. and Lu, X. (2000). Asymptotic normality of estimators for the parameters in the location-scale models with randomly-censored data. Journal of Statistical Research, 35, 133-141. (In MathSciNet) |

[32] | Singh, R.S. and Lu, X. (1999). Nonparametric synthetic data regression estimation for censored survival data. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 11, 13-31. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[33] | Singh, R.S. and Lu, X. (1998). Large sample theory for estimators of the moments based on 'synthetic data' under randomly right-censoring. Applied Statistical Science, III, Nonparametric Statistics and Related Topics, S.E. Ahmed, M. Ahsanullah and B.K. Sinha, Eds., Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Commack, New York. 127-141. (In MathSciNet) |

[34] | Liu, Z. and Lu, X. (1997). Root N consistent semiparametric estimation of partially linear models based on K NN method. Econometric Reviews, 16, 411-420. [SCI] (In MathSciNet) |

[35] | Lu, X. (1996). Regression function kernel estimation based on synthetic data under random censorship. Chinese Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 12, 29-36. (In MathSciNet). |

[36] | Lu, X. (1995). Almost sure L_1 norm convergence of nonparametric estimation of conditional probability densities of stationary processes. Acta. Sci. Nat. Uni. Norm. Hunan, 18, 10 15. (In MathSciNet) |

[37] | Lu, X. (1995). Asymptotic optimality of CV and GCV criterions in nonparametric regression estimation. (Chinese) Journal of Mathematical Statistics and Applied Probability, 10, 56 66. |

[38] | Lu, X. (1994). Estimation of the parameters in the location scale model under randomly right censoring. Chinese Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 10, 272 277. (In MathSciNet) |

[39] | Lu, X. (1993). Use the methods of CV and GCV to estimate nonparametric regression function. Chinese Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 9, 70 81. (In MathSciNet) |

[40] | Lu, X. (1992). The nearest neighbour estimator of nonparametric function for dependent observation. Acta. Sci. Nat. Uni. Norm. Hunan, 15, 199 205. (In MathSciNet) |

[41] | Zhong, M., Hunt, J.D. and Lu, X. (2008). Studying differences of household weekday and weekend activities: a duration perspective. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2054, 28-36. [SCI] |

[42] | Liu, Q., Lu, X. and Yada, R. (2005). The effect of various potato cultivars at different times during growth on starch content determined by differential scanning calorimetry. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 79, 13-18. [SCI] |

[43] | McKellar, R.C. and Lu, X. (2005). Development of a global stochastic model describing the relationship between the distribution of individual cell physiological states and population physiological state. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 100, 33-40. [SCI] |

[44] | McKellar, R.C., Rupasinghe, V.H.P., Lu, X. and Knight, K.P. (2005). The electronic nose as a tool for the classification of fruit and grape wines from different Ontario wineries. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 85, 2391-2396. [SCI] |

[45] | McKellar, R.C., McGarvey, B.D., Tsao, R., Lu, X. and Knight, K.P. (2005). Application of the electronic nose to the classification of resistance to Western flower thrips in chrysanthemums. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31, 2439-2450. [SCI] |

[46] | Vulicevic, I.R., Abdel-Aal, E-S.M., Mittal, G.S. and Lu, X. (2004). Quality and storage life of par-baked frozen breads. Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft und Technologie, 37, 205-213. |

[47] | McKellar, R., Odumeru, J., Zhou, T., Harrison, A.D., Mercer, D.G., Young, J.C., Lu, X., Boulter, J., Piyasena, P. and Karr, S. (2004). Influence of a commercial warm chlorinated water treatment and packaging on the shelf-life of ready-to-use lettuce. Food Research International, 37, 343-354. [SCI] |

[48] | Zhou, T., Harrison, A.D., McKellar, R., Young, J.C., Odumeru, J., Piyasena, P. and Lu, X., Mercer, D.G. and Karr, S. (2004). Measurement of acceptability and shelf life of ready-to-use lettuce by digital image analysis. Food Research International, 37, 875-881. [SCI] |

[49] | Young, J.C., Chu, C.L.G., Lu, X. and Zhu, H. (2004). Ester variability in apple varieties as determined by solid-phase microextraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 52, 8086-8093. [SCI] |

[50] | Odumeru, J.A., Boulter, J., Knight, K., Lu, X. and McKellar, R.C. (2003). Assessment of a wash treatment with warm chlorinated water to extend the shelf-life of ready-to-use lettuce. Journal of Food Quality, 26, 197-209. [SCI] |

[51] | Burgher, K.L., Jamison, A.R. and Lu, X. (2002). Genetic relationships among lowbush blueberry genotypes as determined by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA analysis. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 127, 98-103. [SCI] |

[52] | McKellar, R.C., Lu, X. and Knight, K.P. (2002). Proposal of a novel parameter to describe the influence of pH on the lag phage of Listeria monocytogenes. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 73, 127-135. [SCI] |

[53] | McKellar, R.C., Lu, X. and Knight, K.P. (2002). Growth pH does not affect the initial physiological state parameter (p0) of listeria monocytogenes. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 73, 137-144. [SCI] |

[54] | Yan, W., Hunt, L.A., Johnson, P., Steward, G. and Lu, X. (2002). On-farm strip trials vs. replicated performance trials for cultivar evaluation. Crop Science, 42, 385-392. [SCI] |

[55] | Li Wan Po, J.M., Piyasena, P., McKellar, R., Bartlett, F.M., Mittal, G., Lu, X. (2002). Influence of simulated apple cider composition on the heat resistance of Escherichia Coli O157:H7. Lebensmittel Wissenschaft und Technologie, 35, 295-304. |

[56] | Chambers, J.R. and Lu, X. (2002). Probiotics and maternal vaccination for salmonella control in broiler chickens. Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 11, 320-327. [SCI] |

[57] | Zhou, T., Northover, J., Schneider, K.E. and Lu, X. (2002). Interaction between Pseudomonas syringae MA-4 and cyprodinil in the control of blue mold and gray mold of apples. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 24. 154-161. [SCI] |

[58] | McKellar, R.C., Young, J.C., Johnston, A., Knight, K.P., Lu, X. and Buttenham, S. (2002). Use of the electronic nose and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry to determine the optimum time for aging of beer. Technical Quarterly, Master Brewers Association of the Americas, 39, 99-105. |

[59] | McKellar, R.C., Lu, X., Delaquis, P.J. (2002). A probability model describing the interface between survival and death of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a mayonnaise model system. Food Microbiology, 19, 235-247. [SCI] |

[60] | Reynolds, W.D., Bowman, B.T., Drury, C.F., Tan, C.S., Lu, X. (2002). Indicator of good soil physical quality: density and storage parameters. Geoderma, 110, 131-146. [SCI] |

[61] | Hildebrand, P.D., McRae, K.B. and Lu, X. (2001). Factors affecting flower infections and disease severity of lowbush blueberry by Botrytis cinerea. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 23. 364-370. [SCI] |

[62] | McKellar, R.C., Lu, X. (2001). A probability growth model for Escherichia coli O157:H7 as a function of temperature, pH, acetic acid, and salt. Journal of Food Protection, 64, 1922-1928. [SCI] |

[63] | Atlin, G.N., Baker, R.J., McRae, K.B. and Lu, X. (2000). The effect of subdividing a target region on selection response. Crop Science, 40, 7-13. [SCI] |

[64] | Sturz, A.V., Stewart, J.G., McRae, K.B., Diamond, J.F. Lu, X. and Singh, R.P. (2000). Assessment of the importance of seed cutting, in-season cultivation and the passage of rom equipment in the spread of PVY0 in potatoes. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 22, 166 173. [SCI] |

[65] | Hildebrand, P.D., Nickerson, N.L., McRae, K.B. and Lu, X. (2000). Incidence and impact of red leaf disease caused by Exobasidium vaccinii in lowbush blueberry fields in Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 22. 364-367. [SCI] |

[66] | Atlin, G.N., McRae, K.B. and Lu, X. (2000). Genotype environment interaction for two-row barley yield in Canada. Crop Science, 40, 1-6. [SCI] |

[67] | Charmley, E., Savoie, P., McRae, K. B. and Lu, X. (1999). Effects of maceration at mowing on silage conservation, voluntary intake, digestibility and growth rate of steers fed precision chopped or round bale silages. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 79, 195-202. [SCI] |

[68] | Kalt, W., McDonald, J.E., Ricker, R.D. and Lu, X. (1999). Anthocyanin content and profile within and among blueberry species. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 79, 617 623. [SCI] |

[69] | Hildebrand, P.D., Braun, K.B., McRae, K.B. and Lu, X. (1998). Role of the biosurfactant viscosin in broccoli head rot caused by a pectolytic strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens. Canadian Journal Plant Pathology, 20, 296-303. [SCI] |

### Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1] | Lu, X. (2010). Longitudinal data analysis with event time as a covariate. The American Statistical Association 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings Proceedings, P. 186. Vancouver, BC. Canada, July 31-August 5, 2010. |

[2] | Zhu, Y., Wu, J. and Lu, X. (2010). Minimum Hellinger distance estimation for a semiparametric mixture model with Two-sample censored data. The American Statistical Association 2010 Joint Statistical Meetings Proceedings. Vancouver, BC. Canada, July 31-August 5, 2006. |

[3] | Lu, X. (2010). Direct estimation for density-weighted average derivatives when responses are missing at random. The 38th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada Proceedings, P. 199-200. Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec. May 23-26, 2010. |

[4] | Lu. X. (2009). Asymptotic distributions of two "synthetic data" estimators for censored single-index models. 2009 International Conference on Financial Statistics and Financial Econometrics-Nonparametric Statistical Method and Its Application Proceedings, P. 34. (Invited talk). Chengdu, Sichun, China. July 8-11, 2009. |

[5] | Lu. X. (2009). Asymptotic distributions of two "synthetic data" estimators for censored single-index models. The International Chinese Statistical Association 2009 Applied Statistics Symposium Proceedings, P. 351-352. (Invited talk). Westin Hotel, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 21-24, 2009. |

[6] | Lu, X., Song, P. X.-K. and Kalbfleisch, J.D. (2009). Efficient estimation in the partly additive hazards regression model with current status data. International Biometrical Society Eastern North American Region (ENAR) 2009 Spring Meeting Proceedings, P.188. Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas. March 16-18, 2009. |

[7] | Lu. X. (2008). Weighted least squares method for censored linear models. IMS-China International Conference on Statistics and Probability proceedings. Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China. June 11-13, 2008. |

[8] | Lu. X. and He, Z. (2008). Estimation for censored heteroscedastic linear regression. International Biometrical Society Eastern North American Region (ENAR) 2008 Spring Meeting Proceedings, P. 125. Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Arlington, VA. March 16-19, 2008. |

[9] | He, Z. and Lu. X. (2008). On estimation of censored single-index models. The American Statistical Association 2008 Joint Statistical Meetings Proceedings, P. 52. Denver, Colorado, USA. August 3-7, 2008. |

[10] | Lu, X. and Burke, M.D. (2007). Nonparametric estimation of linear functionals of a bivariate distribution under univariate censoring. The 35th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada Proceedings, P. 131. Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland. June 10-13, 2007. |

[11] | Lu, X. (2007). Empirical likelihood for density-weighted average derivatives. The 15th International Conference of Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics on Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Statistical Techniques Proceedings, P. 59-60. Shanghai, China. May 20-23, 2007. |

[12] | Lu, X. (2006). Estimation for two-sample location-scale models under Type I censorship. The American Statistical Association 2006 Joint Statistical Meetings Proceedings, P. 351-352. Seattle, Washington, USA. August 6-10, 2006. |

[13] | Lu, X. and Sun, J. (2006). Efficient semiparametric estimation in a class of conditional single-index survival models. The 34th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada Proceedings, P. 91. University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. May 28-31, 2006. |

[14] | Lu, X. (2006). Partially linear single-index models for survival data. The 28th Annual Alberta Statisticians' Meeting, oral presentation. University of Alberta. October 14, 2006. |

[15] | Lu, X. and Liu, W. (2005). Local linear estimators of the conditional variance function under random censorship. The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada Proceedings, P.152. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. June 12-15, 2005. |

[16] | Lu, X. and Liu, W. (2005). Local linear estimators of the conditional variance function under random censorship. The Joint Meeting of the Chinese Society of Probability and Statistics and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics Proceedings, P.122. Peking University, Beijing, China. July 9-12, 2005. |

[17] | Lu, X., Chen, G., Singh, R. S. and Song, P. X.-K. (2005). A class of partially linear single-index survival models. Pacific Northwest Statistics Meeting, poster. University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia. October 1, 2005. |

[18] | Lu, X., Desmond, A. F. and Wang, Z. (2004). Estimation for the Birnbaum-Saunders distribution under random censorship. The 6th International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) International Conference Proceedings, P. 74. National University of Singapore, Singapore. July 21-23, 2004. |

[19] | Lu, X. and Burke, M. D. (2004). Censored regression by the method of average derivatives. The American Statistical Association 2004 Joint Statistical Meetings Proceedings, P. 471. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. August 8-12, 2004. |

[20] | Lu, X. and Singh, R.S. (2003). On a partially linear single-index survival model. The 31st Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada Proceedings, P.227. University of Dalhousie, Halifax, Nova Scotia. June 8-11, 2003. |

[21] | Lu, X. and Singh R.S. (2003). On a partially linear single-index survival model. The Third North-South Dialogue, oral presentation. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, June 28, 2003. |

[22] | Lu, X. and Singh, R.S. (2001). One-step estimation for the partially linear proportional hazards model. The 4th Conference in Applied Statistics, Montreal, Canada, 2001. Proceedings were published by Imperial College Press, London. |

[23] | Chambers, J.R. and Lu, X. (2001). Probiotics and maternal vaccination for Salmonella control in Broilers. Annual AAFC Food Network Meeting, June, 2001, Guelph, Ontario. |

[24] | Lu, X. (2001). A partially linear proportional hazards model. XXVIIIth Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada Proceedings, P.56. Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, 2001. |

[25] | McKellar, R.C., Lu, X. and Knight, K.P. (2000). Proposal of a novel parameter to describe the influence of pH on the lag phage of listeria monocytogenes. The 3rd International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. |

[26] | McKellar, R.C., Lu, X. and Knight, K.P. (2000). Growth pH does not affect the initial physiological state parameter (p0) of listeria monocytogenes. The 3rd International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. |

[27] | McKellar, R.C., Lu, X., Delaquis, P.J. (2000). A probability model describing the interface between survival and death of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a mayonnaise model system. Annual AAFC Food Network Meeting, September, 2000, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. |

[28] | Lu, X. and Singh, R.S. (1999). Nonparametric analysis of the additive risk model. XXVIIth Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada Proceedings, P.81. University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, 1999. |

[29] | Lu, X. and Singh, R.S. (1998). Local likelihood and profile likelihood in semiparametric hazard regression model. XXVIth Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada Proceedings, P. 69-70. University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, 1998. |

[30] | Lu, X. (1992). Strong consistency of CV and GCV estimators in nonparametric regression estimation. Hunan Association for Science and Technology Proceedings, P. 490 491. First Academic Annual Meeting of Youths, Changsha, China, 1992. |

### Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1] | Lu, X. and Singh, R.S. (2002). Semiparametric location-scale regression models for survival data. Advances on Methodological and Applied Aspects of Probability and Statistics. IISA 1998 Conference Proceedings Volume, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Vol. I, 305-324. N. Balakrishnan et al., Eds., Taylor and Francis, London. |

[2] | Singh, R.S. and Lu, X. (2002). Censored additive regression models. Handbook of Applied Economics and Statistical Inference. 143-157. Ullah, Wan and Chaturvedi Eds., Marcel Dekker, New York. |

[3] | Lu, X. and Singh, R.S. (2002). One-step estimation for the partially linear proportional hazards model. Recent Advances in Statistical Methods. Proceedings of the 4th Conference in Applied Statistics, Montreal, Canada, 2001. 169-185. Y.P. Chaubey Ed., Imperial College Press, London. |

[4] | Singh, R.S. and Lu, X. (1998). Large sample theory for estimators of the moments based on 'synthetic data' under randomly right-censoring. Applied Statistical Science, III, Nonparametric Statistics and Related Topics, 127-141. S.E. Ahmed et al. Eds., Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Commack, New York. |

[5] | Book: Modeling Microbial Responses in Food, edited by McKellar, R.C. and Lu, X., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2003. |

[6] | McKellar, R.C. and Lu, X. (2003). Development of a global stochastic model describing the relationship between the distribution of individual cell physiological states and population physiological state. Predictive Modelling in Foods Conference Proceedings, Van Impe, J.F.M., Geeraerd, A.H., Leguerinel, I. and Mafart, P. Eds., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven/BioTec, Belgium. |

[7] | McKellar, R.C. and Lu, X. (2003). Primary Models. Modeling Microbial Responses in Food, 21-62. McKellar, R.C. and Lu, X. Eds., CRC Press. |

[8] | Sewalem, A., Desmond, A.F., Singh, R.S. and Lu, X. (2011). Analysis of calf survival data using partially linear single-index survival model. In progress. |

[9] | Lu, X. and Song, X.-K. (2011). A new efficient estimation in additive hazards regression with current status data. In progress. |

[10] | Liu, W., Lu, X., Qi, Y. (2010). Local polynomial modelling of the additive risk model. In revision. |

[11] | Lu, X., Lian, H. and Liu, W. (2010). Semiparametric estimation for inverse density weighted expectations when responses are missing at random. In revision. |

[12] | Liu, W., Lu, X. and Xie, C. (2010). Direct estimation for weighted average derivatives when responses are missing at random. Submitted. |

[13] | Desmond, A.F., Cintora Gonzalez, C.L., Singh, R.S. and Lu, X. (2010). A mixed effects log-linear model for the Birnbaum-Saunders distribution. In revision. |