Aims to provide in-depth descriptions of the latest developments in multiple comparison methods and selection procedures, while emphasizing biometry. This text is published in honour of the 70th birthday of Charles W. Dunnett - a pioneer in statistical methodology.
Contents. Preface. Contributors. 1. A Conversation with Charles W. Dunnett. 2. Whither Biometry? PART A. MULTIPLE COMPARISONS. 3. Probability Inequalities and Dunnett's Test. Multiple Comparisons in Split Block and Split-Split Plot Designs. 5 Multiple Comparisons with a Control in Response Surface Methodology: The Problem, Examples, and Relative Efficiency Results. 6. One-Sided Multiple Comparisons of Response Rates.with a Control. 7 Distribution-Free and Asymptotically Distribution-Free Comparisons with a Control in Blocked Experiments. 8. Plackett's Identity, Its Generalizations, and Their Uses. Some Minimax Test Procedures for Comparing Several Normal Means. 10 Approximate Simultaneous Confidence Intervals. Stepwise Multiple Comparisons of Repeated Measures Means Under Violations of Multis-ample Sphericity. 12. Where Should Multiple Comparisons Go Next? PARTB SELECTION. 13. Performances of Selection Procedures for 2-Factor Additive Normal Populations with Common Known Variance. 14 Multi-Factor Extensions of Paulson's Procedures for Selecting the Best Normal Population15. The Least Favorable Configuration of a Two-Stage Procedure for Selecting the Largest Normal Mean. 16 A Bayesian Approach to Comparing Treatments with a Control. Ajit C. Tamhane and G.V.S. Gopal 17. Nonlinear Renewal Theory and Beyond: Reviewing the Roles in Selection and Ranking 18 One-Sided Sequential Tests to Establish Equivalence Between Treatments with Special Reference to Normal and Binary Responses.19. Subset Selection Procedures for Binomial Models Based on a Class of Priors and Some Applications.20. A Two-Stage Procedure for Selecting the 8* -Optimal Guaranteed Lifetimes in the Two-Parameter Exponential Model. 21. A Note on Selection Procedures and Selection Constants. 22. Sharpening Subset Selection of Treatments Better than a Control. PARTC. BIOMETRY AND DESIGN. 23. Interim Analyses in Clinical Trials. 24. A New Procedure for Assessing Acute Oral Toxicity. 25 Estimating Risks of Progression to AIDS Using Serially Measured Immunologic Markers. 26 Some Statistical Methods for Follow up Studies of Disease with Intermittent Monitoring.27 Exact Solutions to the Behrens-Fisher Problem.28 An Easy Way to Use Dunnett t with SAS Least Squares Means. 29 Future Directions for National Health Information Systems. 30. Concomitants of Order Statistics: Review and Recent Developments. 31 Residual Plots for Minimal Resolution IV Designs. 32. An Optimal Stopping Rule for Multinomial Inverse Sampling Problems. Publications of Charles W. Dunnett