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. 3, August 2015 issue. Submission deadline: June 30, 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 TemplateTitle Page Template)

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2015 Q1: Articles Received: 34; Accepted: 22; Rejected: 13; Published: 16; Retracted: 0

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

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Recruitment for Reviewers


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 2 (2015)

International Journal of Statistics and Probability, Vol. 4, No. 2, May 2015

Table of Contents


Model Selection for Poisson Regression via Association Rules Analysis PDF
Pannapa Changpetch, Dennis K. J. Lin p1
A Bayesian Mixture Model Accounting for Zeros and Negatives in the Loss Triangle PDF
Michelle Xia, David P. M. Scollnik p10
On Some Properties of the Reversed Variance Residual Lifetime PDF
Bander Al-Zahrani, Mashail Al-Sobhi p24
Estimation of P(Y < X) for a Two-parameter Bathtub Shaped Failure Rate Distribution PDF
Ammar M. Sarhan, Bruce Smith, David C. Hamilton p33
Nonparallel Regressions with Indicator Variables PDF
Timothy G. Gregoire p46
Quantile Plots of the Prediction Variance for Partially Replicated Central Composite Design PDF
Ngozi C. Umelo-Ibemere, Harrison O. Amuji p55
Inequalities and Approximations of Weighted Distributions by Lindley Reliability Measures, and the Lindley-Cox Model with Applications PDF
Broderick O. Oluyede, Macaulay Okwuokenye, Karl E. Peace p61
Comparison of Two Means of Two Log-Normal Distributions When Data is Singly Censored PDF
Abou El-Makarim A. Aboueissa p73
Minimal Generalized Extreme Value Distribution and Its Application in Modeling of Minimum Temperature PDF
Farnoosh Ashoori, Malihe Ebrahimpour, Atena Gharib, Abolghasem Bozorgnia p87
Comparative Study of the Quick Convergent Inflow Algorithm (QCIA) and the Modified Quick Convergent Inflow Algorithm (MQCIA) PDF
M. P. Iwundu, I. E. Ndiyo p95
Characterizations of the Weibull-X and Burr XII Negative Binomial Families of Distributions PDF
M. Ahsanullah, A. Alzaatreh, I. Ghosh, G. G. Hamedani p113
Assessing Relative Importance Using RSP Scoring to Generate Variable Importance Factor (VIF) PDF
Daniel Koh p123
Best Predictive Generalized Linear Mixed Model with Predictive Lasso for High-Speed Network Data Analysis PDF
Kejia Hu, Jaesik Choi, Alex Sim, Jiming Jiang p132
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Statistics and Probability, Vol. 4, No. 2 PDF
Wendy Smith p149

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