**
International Journal of Statistics and Systems**

** Volume
1
Number 1 (2006)**

*
CONTENTS*

**On the Bayesian Dtection of a
Change in the Arrival Rate of a Poisson Process Monitores at Discrete Epochs**

pp.
1-13 (13)

**Authors:**
*Marlo Brown and Shelemyahu Zacks*

**A simple Stochastic Model of
Disease Spread in a Small Population**

pp. 15-27 (13)

**Authors:**
*Bret Hanlon*

**Extreme Point Results for Robust
Stability of Nested Polynomial Families with**

**Real Coefficients
**

pp. 29-55 (27)

**Authors:**
*
Senjian An, Wanquan Liu and Jonathan H. Mantom*

**PVF Frailty Models with a
Flexible Baseline Hazard**

pp. 57-80 (24)

**Authors:**
*Madhuja Mallick and Nalini Ravishanker*

**Exact confidence bounds for the coefficient of variation of a normally distributed population**

pp. 81-86 (6)

**Authors:**
*Wei Liu, Wan-Kai Pang and Wei-Kwang Huang*

**Variance Reduction in Hazard Function Estimation**

pp. 87-110 (24)

**Authors:**
*Ming-Yen Cheng, Liang Peng and Shan Sun*