Douglas Jones

Publications with PhD Students and Alumni:

Jones, Douglas H. & Mendez, Francis. (2007) A Bayesian Method forRecord-Based Disclosure Control. Decision Science Institute Proceeding.

Jones, Douglas H. & Mendez, Francis. A BAYESIAN METHOD FOR QUERYAPPROXIMATION. Submitted to Journal of Applied Statistics.

Jones, Douglas H. & Mendez, Francis.  (2005).  Creating Artificial Datasets for Association Rules Algorithm Evaluation.  Proceedings of the Decision Science Institute, November 2005.  7pp.

Greyserman, Alexander; Jones, Douglas H. & Strawderman, William E.(2005). Portfolio Selection Using Hierarchical Bayesian Analysis andMCMC Methods. Journal of Banking and Finance. 25 pp. In press, Available on-line 8 August 2005.

Jones, Douglas H. & Nediak, Mikhail. (2005). Optimal On-lineCalibration of Testlets. In M. Berger and W.K. Wong (Ed.s), AppliedOptimal Designs. London: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 21-43.

Armstrong, Ronald D., Jones, Douglas H., Koppel, Nicole B. & Pashley,Peter J. (2004). Computerized Adaptive Testing With Multiple-FormStructures, Applied Psychological Measurement, May 2004; 28: 147 -164.

Jones, Douglas H., and Mendez, Francis. (2003). Strategicresource-allocation decision in pharmaceutical research anddevelopment. Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Science Institute,March-2003. 7pp.

Armstrong, Ronald D., Jones, Douglas H., & Wang, Zhaobo. (1998).Optimization of classical reliability in test construction. Journal ofEducational and Behavioral Statistics, 23, 1-17.

Armstrong, R.D., Jones, D.H., and Cordova, M.J. (1997). Mathematicalprogramming approaches to computerized adaptive testing, Presented tothe American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Illinois,March-1997.

Jones, Douglas H., Chiang, J., & Jin, Z. (1997).  Optimal designs forsimultaneous item estimation. Nonlinear Analysis, Methods &Applications, Vol. 30: No. 7 pp. 4051-4058.

Armstrong, Ronald D., Jones, Douglas H., Li, Xuan, & Wu, Ing-Long.(1996). A study of a network-flow algorithm and a non-correctingalgorithm for test assembly.  Applied Psychological Measurement, 20,89-98.

Armstrong, Ronald D., Jones, Douglas H., & Wang, Zhaobo.  (1995).Network procedures to optimize test information curves with sideconstraints. In K. D. Lawrence (ed.), Volume 8, Applications ofManagement Science: Network Optimization Applications. Greenwich,Conn.: JAI Press Inc., pp. 189-212.

Jones, Douglas H. & Jin, Zhiying. (1994). Optimal sequential designsfor on-line item estimation. Psychometrika, 59, 57-75.

Armstrong, Ronald D., Jones, Douglas H., & Wang, Zhaobo. (1994).Automated parallel test construction using classical test theory.Journal of Educational Statistics, 19, 73-90.

Armstrong, Ronald D., Jones, Douglas H., & Wu, Ing-Long. (1992). Anautomated procedure for test development of tests parallel to a seedtest.  Psychometrika, 57, 256-271.

Selzer, Martin B., Jones, Douglas H., & Lucken, Jack. (1990).Heteroskedasticity in validation of personnel selection models.Proceedings of the American Statistical Association Annual Meeting,202-208.

Dissertations Supervised:

Name: Mendez, Francis
Graduation Date: 2006/May
Thesis Title: Updating Algorithms for Data Warehouses.

Name: Berliner, Nicole
Graduation Date: 2000/May
Thesis Title: Curve Fitting with Applications to Optimal Test
Assembly. (Co-directed with R. D. Armstrong)

Name: Cordova, Mario.
Graduation Date: 1997/May
Thesis Title: Computerized Adaptive Testing. (Co-directed with R. Armstrong.)

Name: Li, Xuan
Graduation Date: 1996/May
Thesis Title: Optimization Methods in Computerized Adaptive Testing.
(Co-directed with R. Armstrong.)

Name: Greyserman, Alexander
Graduation Date: 1996/May
Thesis Title: Empirical Bayes Methodology in Optimal Financial Portfolios.

Name: Chiang, Junn-Yih
Graduation Date: 1996/May
Thesis Title: Optimal Designs for Simultaneous Item Estimation

Name: Wang, Zhaobo
Graduation Date: 1992/October
Thesis Title: The Generation of Standardized Tests Using Integer Programming

Name: Wu, Ing-Long
Graduation Date: 1992/October
Thesis Title: Test Construction with Item Matching Procedures

Name: Katsebekis, Demitrios
Graduation Date: May/1993
Thesis Title: Market Efficiency in the Presence of "Informed Outsider"
Trading (Co-directed with David Witcomb)

Name: Selzer, Martin
Graduation Date: 1992/May
Thesis Title: Modeling Heteroskedasticity Using Quasi-Likelihood and
Ordinary Least Squares Residuals with Applications to Personnel
Selection Models

Name: Wang, Yuchung
Graduation Date: May/1980
Thesis Title: Log-Linear Models for Partially Ordered Data.