Ao Yuan’s Publications

  1. Yuan, A., Yin, Y., Tan, M.T. (2019). Enhanced Robust Procedure for Causal Inference. Statistics in Bioscience, In peer review (minor revision).
  2. Yuan, A., Guo, Y., Shara, N.M., Howard, B.V., Tan, M.T. (2017). An additive Cox model for coronary heart disease study. Journal of Applied Statistics, In press.
  3. Han, G., Huang, Y., Yuan, A. (2017). Bayesian-frequentist hybrid approach for skew-normal nonlinear mixed-effects joint models in the presence of covariates measured with errors. Statistics and Its Interface, In press.
  4. Zheng, G., Xiong, J., Li, Q., Xu, J., Yuan, A., Gastwirth, J. (2017). Evaluating the accuracy of small p-values in genetic association studies using Edgeworth expansions. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, In press.
  5. Tang, L., Yuan, A., Collins, J., Che, X., Chan, L. (2017). Unified least squares methods for the evaluation of diagnostic tests with the gold standard. Cancer Informatics, 16, DOI:10.1177/1176935116686063
  6. Wang, S., Yuan, A., Tang, L., Fang, H.B., Tan, M.T., Chan, L. (2017). ROC analysis for phase II group sequential basket clinical trial. International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research, 6, 22-33.
  7. Zhou, W., Yuan, A., Thieu, T., Fang, H.B., Tan, M.T. (2017). Phase II basket group sequential clinical trial with binary responses. Austin Biometrics and Biostatistics, 4(1), id1033.
  8. Yuan, A., Giurcanu, M., Luta, G., Tan, M.T. (2017). U-statistics with conditional kernels for incomplete data models. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 69, 271-302.
  9. He, S., Yue, Q., Yuan, A. (2016). Integrative analysis of multi-platform genomics data. JSM Proceedings, Statistics for Health and Health Policy Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association. 3902-3915.
  10. Wang, Z., Yuan, A., Tan, M.T. (2016). Computation of the properties of multi-stage clinical trial design based on SCPRT. Journal of Clinical Trials, 6: 274. doi:10.4172/2167- 0870.1000274.
  11. Yuan, A., Zheng, Y., Huang, P., Tan, M.T. (2016). A nonparametric test for the evaluation of group sequential clinical trials with covariate information. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 152, 82-99.

  1. Yue, Q., Yuan, A., Che, X., Huynh, M., Zhou, C. (2016). Batch model for batched timestamps data analysis with application to the SSA disability program. Proceeding of the 22nd Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) International Conference, San Francisco, USA. 343-352. doi: 10.1145/2939672.2939706
  2. Zheng, G., Zhang, W., Xu, J., Yuan, A., Li, Q., Gastwirth, J. (2016). Genetic risks and genetic model specification.Journal of Theoretic Biology, 403, 68-74.
  3. Yuan, A., Ahn, J. (2016). Some genetic regression models for multiple quantitative endpoints data. Austin Biometrics and Biostatistics. 3(1), id1029.
  4. De Gooijer, J., Yuan, A. (2016). Nonparametric Portmanteau tests for detecting nonlinearities in high dimensions,Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 45, 385-399.
  5. Yuan, A., Xiong, M., Tan, M.T. (2016). U-Statistics for some nonparametric incomplete data models with side information. International Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 17(1), 91-112.
  6. Yuan A, Fang HB, and Tan M. Adaptive Design for Staggered-Start Clinical Trial. Int. J. of Biostatistics. 16(2). 2016. DOI:,
  7. Yuan, A., Zhang, X., Gang, H. (2015). Review of hybrid Bayesian inference and its applications. Annals of Biometrics and Biostatistics, 2(3): 1023.
  8. Zheng, G., Zhang, W., Li, Q., Xu, J., Yuan, A., Gastwirth, J.L. (2015). Analysis of genetic association studies incorporating prior information of genetic models, Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 20(2), 173-191.
  9. Chen, G., Yuan, A., Shriner, D., Tekola-Ayele, F., Zhou, J., Bently, A.R., Zhou, Y., Wang, C., Davey, G., Newport, M.J., Adebowale, A., Rotimi, C.N. (2015). An Improved Fst estimator. PLOS ONE. August 28, 2015. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135368.
  10. Thas, O., Yuan, A., Ng, H.K.T., Zheng, G. (2015). A proportional score test over the nuisance parameter space: Properties and applications, Statistics and Probability Letters, 106, 295-300.
  11. Yuan A, Giurcanu M, Luta G, Tan M. (2015) U-statistics with conditional kernels for incomplete data models. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, doi: 10.1007/s10463-015-0537-6.
  12. Zheng, G., Li, Q., Yuan, A. (2014). Some statistical properties of efficiency robust tests with applications to genetic association studies, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 41, 762-774.
  13. Yuan, A., Zhong, X., Bonney, G. (2014). A likelihood model for linkage analysis of genetic traits, Austin Biometrics and Biostatistics, 1(1):7.
  14. Yuan, A., Dromerick, A., Tan, M.T. (2014). Phase II multi-arm clinical trial designs and randomization with covariates via empirical weighting, Journal of Clinical Trials, 4, 181. doi: 10.4172/2167-0870.1000181
  15. Yuan, A., Zhang, Z., Liu, G., Chen, G. (2014). On the estimation of mutation rate based on coalescence genealogy, Journal of Advanced Bioinformatics Applications and Research, 5(2), 56-71.
  16. Yuan, A., Wei, Y., Makambi, K., Wang, H. (2014). Approximate nonparametric maximum likelihood estimation for interval censoring model case II, International Journal of Statistics and Probability, 3 (3), 44-64.
  17. Yuan, A., Zheng, G., Qin, J., Li, Q. (2014). Analysis of case-control genetic association studies incorporating prior summary statistics, Statistics and Its Interface, 7, 43-50.
  18. Yuan, A. and De Gooijer, J. (2014). Asymptotically informative prior for Bayesian analysis, Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 43, 3080-3094.
  19. Li, Z., Yuan, A., Han, G., Gao, G., Li, Q. (2014). Rank-based tests for identifying multiple genetic variants associated with quantitative traits, Annals of Human Genetics, 78(4), 306-310.
  20. Chen, L., Yuan, A., Liu, A., Chen, G. (2014). Longitudinal data analysis using Bayesian- frequentist hybrid random effects model, Journal of Applied Statistics, 41, 2001-2010.
  21. Yuan, A., Qin, G., He, W., Li, Q. (2014). On coalescence analysis using genealogy rooted trees, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Article ID 194202.
  22. Yuan, A., He, W., Qin, G., Li, Q. (2014). Statistical Genetics and its applications in medical studies, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Article ID 712073,
  23. Yuan, A., Xu, J., Zheng, G. (2014). On empirical likelihood statistical functions, Journal of Econometrics, 178, 613-623.
  24. Yuan, A., Li, Q. (2013). Convolution representation in practice, Journal of Statistics: Advances in Theory and Applications, 9 (2), 105-133.
  25. Xu, J., Zheng, G., Yuan, A. (2013). Case-control genome-wide joint association study using semiparametric empirical model and approximate Bayes factor, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 83, 1191-1203.
  26. Zheng, G., Xu, J., Yuan, A., Wu, C. (2013). Impact on modes of inheritance and relative risks of using extreme sampling when designing genetic association studies. Annals of Human Genetics, 77, 80-84.