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  1. Holzmann, H., Klar, B. (2024). Robust performance metrics for imbalanced classification problems. Preprint.
  2. Eberl, A., Klar, B. (2024). Measuring the Dispersion of Discrete Distributions. Preprint.
  3. Klar, B. (2024). A Pareto tail plot without moment restrictions. Preprint.

Recent Publications

  1. Holzmann, H., Klar, B. (2024). Lancaster correlation - a new dependence measure linked to maximum correlation. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics. Online Article, Preprint.
  2. Eberl, A., Klar, B. (2024). Measures of kurtosis: inadmissible for asymmetric distributions?. Metrika. Online Article
  3. Iwashita, T., Klar, B. (2024). A gamma tail statistic and its asymptotics. Statistica Neerlandica 78, 264-280. Published Article, Preprint.
  4. Eberl, A., Klar, B. (2024). Centre-free kurtosis orderings for asymmetric distributions. Statistical Papers 65, 415–433. Published Article, Preprint.
  5. Ebner, B., Eid, L., Klar, B. (2024). Cauchy or not Cauchy? New goodness-of-fit tests for the Cauchy distribution. Statistical Papers 65, 45–78. Published Article, Preprint.
  6. Holzmann, H., Klar, B. (2023). Using Proxies to Improve Forecast Evaluation. Annals of Applied Statistics 17, 2236-2255. Published Article, Preprint.
  7. Eberl, A., Klar, B. (2023). Stochastic orders and measures of skewness and dispersion based on expectiles. Statistical Papers 64, 509-527. Published Article, View-Only Version, Preprint.
  8. Eberl, A., Klar, B. (2022). Expectile based measures of skewness. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 49, 373-399. Published Article, Preprint.
  9. Hanebeck, A., Klar, B. (2021) Smooth Distribution Function Estimation for Lifetime Distributions using Szasz-Mirakyan Operators. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics 73, 1229–1247. Published Article, Extended Technical Report.
  10. Betsch, S., Ebner, B., Klar, B. (2021) Minimum L^q-distance estimators for non-normalized parametric models. The Canadian Journal of Statistics 49, 514-548. Published Article, Preprint.
  11. Eberl, A., Klar, B. (2021). A note on a measure of asymmetry. Statistical Papers 62, 1483-1497. Published Article, Preprint.
  12. Fry, J., Smart, O., Serbera, J.-P., Klar, B. (2021) A Variance Gamma model for Rugby Union matches. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports 17, 67-75. Published Article.

Peer-reviewed Publications in Statistics & Probability Journals

  1. Iwashita, T., Klar, B. (2020). A necessary test for elliptical symmetry based on the uniform distribution over the Stiefel manifold. SUT Journal of Mathematics 56, 129-145. Published Article.
  2. Eberl, A., Klar, B. (2020). Asymptotic distributions and performance of empirical skewness measures. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 146, 106939. Published Article, Preprint.
  3. Eberl, A., Klar, B. (2019). On the skewness order of van Zwet and Oja. Mathematical Methods of Statistics 28, 262-278. Published Article, view-only version, Preprint.
  4. Klar, B., Müller, A. (2018). On Consistency of the Omega Ratio with Stochastic Dominance Rules. In Innovations in Insurance, Risk- and Asset Management, World Scientific Publishing Co., 367–380. Published Article
  5. Ebner, B., Klar, B., Meintanis, S.G. (2018). Fourier inference for stochastic volatility models with heavy-tailed innovations. Statistical Papers 59, 1043–1060. Published Article, view-only version, Preprint.
  6. Bellini, F., Klar, B., Müller, A. (2018). Expectiles, Omega Ratios and Stochastic Ordering. Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability 20, 855–873 (Special Issue: In Honor of Moshe Shaked). Published Article, view-only version, Preprint.
  7. Holzmann, H., Klar, B. (2017). Focusing on regions of interest in forecast evaluation. Annals of Applied Statistics 11, 2404-2431. Published Article, Preprint, Supplement. Preceding Preprint: Weighted scoring rules and hypothesis testing.
  8. Holzmann, H., Klar, B. (2017). Discussion of "Elicitability and backtesting: Perspectives for banking regulation" by Nolde and Ziegel. Annals of Applied Statistics 11, No. 4, 1875–1882. Published Article, Preprint.
  9. Iwashita, T., Klar, B., (2017). A Test Procedure for Uniformity over Stiefel Manifold Based on Projection. Statistics and Probability Letters 128, 89-96. Published Article, Preprint.
  10. Frank, J., Klar, B. (2016) Methods to test for equality of two normal distributions. Statistical Methods & Applications 25, 581-599. Published Article, Preprint.
  11. Holzmann, H., Klar, B. (2016). Expectile Asymptotics. Electronic Journal of Statistics 10, 2355-2371. Published Article, Preprint
  12. Holzmann, H., Klar, B. (2016). Discussion on "Of quantiles and expectiles: consistent scoring functions, Choquet representations and forecast rankings" by Werner Ehm, Tilmann Gneiting, Alexander Jordan and Fabian Krüger. J. R. Statist. Soc. B 78, 545-546. Published Article, Preprint.
  13. Klar, B. (2015). A note on gamma difference distributions. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 85, 3708-3715. Published Article, Preprint.
  14. Goldmann, G., Klar, B., Meintanis, S.G. (2015). Data transformations and goodness-of-fit tests for type-II right censored samples. Metrika 78, 59-83. Published Article, Preprint, Extended Technical Report.
  15. Iwashita, T., Klar, B., (2014). The joint distribution of Studentized residuals under elliptical distributions. J. Multivariate Anal. 128, 203–209. Published Article, Preprint.
  16. Bellini, F., Klar, B., Müller, A., Gianin, E.R. (2014). Generalized quantiles as risk measures. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics 54, 41–48. Published Article, Preprint.
  17. Klar, B., Meintanis, S.G. (2012). Specification tests for the response distribution in generalized linear models. Computational Statistics 27, 251-267. Published Article, Preprint.
  18. Klar, B., Lindner, F., Meintanis, S.G. (2012). Specification tests for the error distribution in GARCH models. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 56, 3587–3598. Published Article, Preprint.
  19. Klar, B., Parthasarathy, P.R., Henze, N. (2010). Zipf and Lerch Limit of Birth and Death Processes. Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences 24, 129-144. Published Article, Preprint
  20. Ketterer, F., Klar, B., Henze, N. (2009). The use of Isotones for comparing Tests of Normality against Skew Normal Distributions. Journal of Statist. Th. and Practice 3, 613-626. Published Article, Preprint.
  21. Henze, N., Klar, B., Zhu, L.X. (2005). Checking the Adequacy of the Multivariate Semiparametric Location Shift Model. J. Multivariate Anal. 93, 238-256.
  22. Klar, B. (2005). Tests for exponentiality against the M and LM classes of life distributions. TEST 14, 543-565.
  23. Klar, B., Meintanis, S.G. (2005). Tests for normal mixtures based on the empirical characteristic function. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 49, 227-242.
  24. Burger, M., Klar, B., Müller, A., Schindlmayr, G. (2004). A spot market model for the pricing of derivatives in electricity markets. Quantitative Finance 4, 109-122.
  25. Gupta, A.K., Henze, N., Klar, B. (2004). Testing for affine equivalence of elliptically symmetric distributions. J. Multivariate Anal. 88, 222-242.
  26. Klar, B. (2003) On a test for exponentiality against Laplace order dominance. Statistics 37, 505-515.
  27. Henze, N., Klar, B., Meintanis, S.G. (2003). Invariant tests for symmetry about an unspecified point based on the empirical characteristic function. J. Multivariate Anal. 87, 275-297.
  28. Klar, B., Müller, A. (2003). Characterizations of classes of lifetime distributions generalizing the NBUE class. Journal of Applied Probability 40, 20-32.
  29. Klar, B. (2002) A note on the L-class of life distributions. Journal of Applied Probability 39, 11-19.
  30. Henze, N., Klar, B. (2002). Goodness-of-Fit Tests for the Inverse Gaussian Distribution Based on the Empirical Laplace Transform. Ann. Inst. Statist. Math. 54, 425-444.
  31. Klar, B. (2002). A treatment of multivariate skewness, kurtosis and related statistics. J. Multivariate Anal. 83, 141-165.
  32. Henze, N., Klar, B. (2001). Testing exponentiality against the L-class of life distributions. Math. Methods of Statistics 10, 232-246.
  33. Klar, B. (2001). Goodness-of-fit tests for the exponential and the normal distribution based on the integrated distribution function. Ann. Inst. Statist. Math. 53, 338-353.
  34. Klar, B. (2000). Diagnostic smooth tests of fit. Metrika 52, 237-252.
  35. Klar, B. (2000). Bounds on Tail Probabilities of Discrete Distributions. Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences 14, 161-171.
  36. Henze, N., Klar, B. (2000). ARD-Lotto-Show - Zwei stochastische Probleme. Der Mathem.-Naturw. Unterr. 53, 151-153.
  37. Klar, B. (2000). A Class of Tests for Exponentiality against HNBUE Alternatives. Statistics & Probability Letters 47, 199-207.
  38. Klar, B. (1999). Model Selection for a Family of Discrete Failure Time Distributions. Austral. & New Zealand J. Statist. 41, 337-352.
  39. Klar, B. (1999). Goodness-of-fit tests for discrete models based on the integrated distribution function. Metrika 49, 53-69.
  40. Henze, N., Klar, B. (1996). Properly rescaled components of smooth tests of fit are diagnostic. Austral. Journ. Statist. 38, 61-74.
  41. Henze, N., Klar, B. (1995). Bootstrap based goodness of fit tests for the Generalized Poisson Model. Commun. Statist.-Theor. Meth. 24, 1875-1896.

Peer-reviewed Interdisciplinary Publications

  1. Schildge, J., Frank, J., Klar, B. (2016). Der Stellenwert der bronchoalveolären Lavage bei der Diagnostik der idiopathischen Lungenfibrose -- eine Analyse unter Berücksichtigung des Proteingehaltes. Pneumologie 70, 435-441. Published Article.
  2. Weclawski, U., Heitlinger, E.G., Baust, T., Klar, B., Petney, T., Han, Y., Taraschewski, H. (2014). Rapid evolution of Anguillicola crassus in Europe: species diagnostic traits are plastic and evolutionarily labile. Frontiers in Zoology 2014, 11:74. Published Article.
  3. Weclawski, U., Heitlinger, E.G, Baust, T., Klar, B., Petney T., Han, Y.S., Taraschewski, H. (2013). Evolutionary divergence of the swim bladder nematode Anguillicola crassus after colonization of a novel host, Anguilla anguilla. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:78.
  4. Klar, B., Petney, T.N., Taraschewski, H. (2010). Quantifying differences in parasite numbers between samples of hosts. Journal of Parasitology 96, 856-861. Published Article, Extended Technical Report.
  5. Ruchter, M., Klar, B., Geiger, W. (2010). Comparing the effects of mobile computers and traditional approaches in environmental education. Computers & Education, 54, 1054-1067. Published Article.
  6. Kempf, H.D., Klar, B., Stockschläder, U., Ruckenbrod, J. (2010). Rückengesundheit in der Grundschule. Erfahrungen und Konsequenzen eines Modellkurses "Gesunder Schülerrücken". Die Säule 20, 10-15.
  7. Mitra, S., Klar, B., Huson, D.H. (2009). Visual and Statistical Comparison of Metagenomes. Bioinformatics 25, 1849-1855. Published Article.
  8. Vogel, M., Klar B., Müller, H.S. (2009). Modelling the abrasive wear of concrete for probabilistic service life prediction of hydraulic structures. Proceedings of the 2nd International RILEM Workshop: Concrete Durability and Service Life Planning - ConcreteLife'09, 7-9 September 2009, Haifa, Israel, 400-407.
  9. Münderle, M., Taraschewski, H., Klar, B., Chang, C.W., Shiao, J.C., Shen, K.N., He, J.T., Lin, S. H., Tzeng, W.N. (2006). Occurrence of Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda: Dracunculoidea) in Japanese eels Anguilla japonica of a river and in an aquaculture unit in SW Taiwan. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 71, 101-108. Published Article.
  10. Schildge, J., Klar, B. (2005). Sarkoidose der Lunge - klinische und bronchoskopische Befunde in Abhängigkeit vom radiologischen Stadium. Pneumologie 59, 282-287. Published Article.
  11. Klar, B., Sures, B. (2004) A nonlinear model of stress hormone levels in rats - the interaction between pollution and parasites. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 59, 23-30. Published Article.
  12. Schildge, J., Klar, B., Hardung-Backes, M. (2003). Die Mastzelle in der bronchoalveolären Lavage bei interstitiellen Lungenerkrankungen. Pneumologie 57, 202-207. Published Article.
  13. Schymik, G., Hess, M., Klar, B., Mehmel, H.C. (2002). Cardiogenic shock: which clinical and interventional parameters affect mortality. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 39, Supplement B, 98-99.
  14. Sures, B., Scheef, G., Klar, B., Kloas, W., Taraschewski, H. (2002) Interaction between cadmium exposure and infection with the intestinal parasite Moniliformis moniliformis (Acanthocephala) on the stress hormone levels in rats. Environmental Pollution 119, 333-340. Published Article.
  15. Schildge, J., Klar, B., Gaiser, R. (2001). Die Bestimmung der bronchialen Sensitivität - ist die Widerstandsmessung mittels Unterbrechermethode ein zuverlässiges Verfahren? Pneumologie 55, 425-430. Published Article.
  16. Schymik, G., Hess, M., Vorderbrügge, U., Kretschmer, S., Schlick, M., Klar, B., Mehmel, H.C. (2001). Der kardiogene Schock: Determinanten des PTCA-Erfolges und der In-Hospitalletalität. German Journal of Cardiology 90, Supplement 2, 109.
  17. Walther, W., Klar, B. (2001). Evidenzgestützte Einschätzung prognostischer Faktoren der prothetischen Therapieplanung - eine multivariate Analyse. Deutsche Zahnärztliche Zeitschrift 56, 676-679.
  18. Schildge, J., Klar, B., Weinstock, N. (2000). Wert der Bestimmung der alkalischen Phosphatase (AP) und des AP/Albumin-Quotienten in der bronchoalveolären Lavage (BAL) für die Diagnostik interstitieller Lunkenkrankheiten. Pneumologie 54 , 385-391. Published Article.