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Publications, Papers, and Presentations


Data Point Research is committed to helping the survey research community maintain robust methodological and statistical procedures.

 

Part of that commitment includes writing articles and making presentations for scientific journals and associations.  Listed below are some of the more recent papers written by Data Point Research associates:

  "Some binary maximin distance designs"

     William Duckworth 
     Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference

     (2000) 

 "Asymptotic properties of backfitting estimators"

     Jean Opsomer  

     Journal of Multivariate Analysis

     (2000)

"Retaining Good Interviewers: Characteristics that affect interviewer turnover and retention in a CAPI survey"

     Williams   

     Proceedings of the American Statistical Association  

     Section on Survey Research Methods

     (1999)

"Kriging with nonparametric variance function estimation"

     Jean Opsomer (with M.P. Ruppert, Wand, U. Holst, and

     O. Hossjer)

     Biometrics

     (1999) 

"Government Steering and Program Diversity: Evaluating the Changes in U.S. and Dutch Higher Education Systems

     Christopher Morphew (with J. Huisman) 

     Higher Education Policy

     (1998)

"Using Non-monetary Incentives: Can Their Effects Be Replicated?"  

     Williams

     Paper presented at the annual conference of the 

     American Association for Public Opinion Research

     St. Louis, MO

     (1998) 

"Book Review: Social Sciences in Actual Practice

     Christopher Morphew (with L.E. Wolf-Wendel)  

     Management Learning

     (1998)

"Using Electronic Mail to Assess Undergraduates' Experiences"

     Christopher Morphew and Andrew Williams

     The Journal of Computing in Higher Education

     (1998)

"Fitting a Bivariate Additive Model by Local Polynomial Regression"

     Jean Opsomer (with D. Ruppert)

     The Annals of Statistics

     (1997)

"Trials and Tribulations in Using Electronic-mail for Conducting Surveys." 

     Andrew Williams, Christopher Morphew, (with S.N. Nusser)

     Paper presented at the annual International Field  

     Directors and Field Technologies Conference

     Norfolk, VA

     (May 1997)

"Some Considerations for Conducting an Electronic Mail Study with University Students"  

     Andrew Williams, Christopher Morphew (with S.N. Nusser)

     Paper presented at the annual conference of the

     American Association for Public Opinion Research

     Norfolk, VA

     (May 1997)

"Statewide Governing Boards and Program Duplication: A Remedy?" 

     Christopher Morphew

     Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for

     the Study of Higher Education

     Orlando, Florida

     (November 1995)

"An Application of Locally Weighted Regression to Airborne Mercury Deposition around an Incinerator Site"

     Jean Opsomer (with J. Agras, A. Carpi and G. Rodrigues)

     Environmetrics

     (1995)

"The Effects of Interviewer Experience on Response Rates"

     Williams

     Paper presented at the annual conference of the

     American Association for Public Opinion Research

     Fort Lauderdale, FL

     (1995)