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Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wollongong, 14/12/1999

Research

Research keywords

  • Goodness of Fit
  • Physical Science

Research expertise

Goodness of Fit & Ranking Methods for Experimental Design

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
010400Statistics70
080200Computation Theory And Mathematics20
019900Other Mathematical Sciences10
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Publications

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Book (1 outputs)

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2009Rayner JC, Thas O, Best DJ, Smooth Tests of Goodness of Fit: Using R, John Wiley & Sons (Asia), Singapore, 272 (2009) [A3]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

Journal article (26 outputs)

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2014Best DJ, Rayner JCW, Allingham D, 'A note on formulae for CMH statistics for JAR data', Food Quality and Preference, 31 19-21 (2014) [C1]
2014Best DJ, Rayner JCW, 'An Alternative to Page's Test Permitting Both Tied and Missing Data', Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, (2014)
2013Rayner JCW, Best DJ, 'Extended Anova And Rank Transform Procedures', Australian & New Zealand Journal Of Statistics, 55 305-319 (2013) [C1]
2012Thas O, Best DJ, Rayner JC, 'Using orthogonal trend contrasts for testing ranked data with ordered alternatives', Statistica Neerlandica, 66 452-471 (2012) [C1]
2012Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Comparison of some tests of fit for the inverse Gaussian distribution', Advances in Decision Sciences, 2012 150303 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2011De Boeck B, Thas O, Rayner JC, Best DJ, 'Smooth tests for the gamma distribution', Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 81 843-855 (2011) [C1]
2011De Boeck B, Thas O, Rayner JC, Best DJ, 'Generalised smooth tests for the generalised Pareto distribution', Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 5 737-750 (2011) [C1]
2011Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Easily appled tests of fit for the Rayleigh distribution', Sankhya B - Applied and Interdisciplinary Statistics, 72 254-263 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2011Rayner JC, Thas O, Best DJ, 'Smooth tests of goodness of fit', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 3 397-406 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2011Best DJ, Rayner JC, Allingham D, 'A statistical test for ranking data from partially balanced incomplete block designs', Journal of Sensory Studies, 26 81-84 (2011) [C1]
2010Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Four tests of fit for the beta-binomial distribution', Journal of Applied Statistics, 37 1547-1554 (2010) [C1]
2010Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Moment tests of fit for some discrete distributions with ecological applications', International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, 17 1-15 (2010) [C1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2010Rayner JCW, Thas O, Best DJ, 'Smooth Tests of Goodness of Fit: Using R: Second Edition', Smooth Tests of Goodness of Fit: Using R: Second Edition, (2010)
2009Rayner JC, Best DJ, Thas O, 'Generalised smooth tests of goodness of fit', Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 3 665-679 (2009) [C1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2009Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Anscombe's Tests of fit for the negative binomial distribution', Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 3 555-565 (2009) [C1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2009Thas O, Rayner JC, Best DJ, De Boeck D, 'Informative statistical analyses using smooth goodness of fit tests', Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 3 705-733 (2009) [C1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2009Rayner JC, Best DJ, Thas O, 'Guest editors', Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 3 (2009) [C2]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2009Rayner JC, Thas O, Best DJ, 'Introduction to modern goodness of fit methods', Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 3 537-541 (2009) [C3]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2008Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Comparison of some tests of fit for the Laplace distribution', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 52 5338-5343 (2008) [C1]
2008Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'X-2 and its components as tests of normality for grouped data', Journal of Applied Statistics, 35 481-492 (2008) [C1]
2008Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Tests of fit for the logarithmic distribution', Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, 2008 463781 (2008) [C1]
2007Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Comparison of five tests of fit for the extreme value distribution', Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 1 89-99 (2007) [C1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2007Szczerbanik MJ, Scott KJ, Paton JE, Best DJ, 'Susceptibility of Japanese pears to low concentrations of ethylene during storage', Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 47 1480-1483 (2007) [C1]
2007Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Goodness of fit for the zero-truncated Poisson distribution', Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 77 585-591 (2007) [C1]
2007Best DJ, Rayner JC, 'Chi-squared components for tests of fit and improved models for the grouped exponential distribution', Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 51 3946-3954 (2007) [C1]
2006Thas O, Best DJ, Rayner JC, 'Nonparametric analysis of blocked ordered categories data: some examples revisited', Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, 2006 (2006) [C1]
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Conference (4 outputs)

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2011Rayner JC, Best DJ, 'Nonparametric tests for two factor designs with an application to latin squares', Proceedings of the 4th Applied Statistics Education and Research Collaboration (ASEARC) Conference, Parramatta, NSW (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2011Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Smooth tests of fit for a mixture of two Poisson distributions', Proceedings of the 4th Applied Statistics Education and Research Collaboration (ASEARC) Conference, Parramatta, NSW (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2009Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Nonparametric tests for randomized block data with ties and ordered alternatives', ASEARC: Proceedings of the Third Annual ASEARC Research Conference, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

2008Best DJ, Rayner JC, Thas O, 'Tests of fit for the beta binomial distribution', JSM 2008 Abstract Book, Denver, CO (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: JOHN RAYNER

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Conjoint Associate Professor Donald (John) Best

Work Phone(02) 4921 5515
Fax(02) 4921 6898
Email
PositionConjoint Associate Professor
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaStatistics
Office
E1.12,
Science Offices,
Ourimbah
10 Chittaway Road
Ourimbah NSW 2258
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/john-best