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[1] Brazzale, A.R., Davison, A.C. and Reid, N. (2007). Applied Asymptotics: Case Studies in Small-Sample Statistics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. More information here.

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[27] Costantin, D., Menardi, G., Brazzale, A.R., Bastieri, D. and Fan, J.H. (2020). A novel approach for pre-filtering event sources using the von Mises-Fisher distributionAstrophysics and Space Science365, 53
Serafini, S., Sperti, C., Brazzale, A.R., Pierobon, E.S., Ponzoni, A., Valmasoni, M. and Moletta, L. (2020).  The role of positron emission tomography in the clinical management of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms of the pancreasCancers, 12, 807.
[25] Brazzale, A.R., Küchenhoff, H., Krügel, S., Schiergens, T.S., Trentzsch, H. and Hartl, W. (2019). Nonparametric change point estimation for survival distributions with a partially constant hazard rate. Lifetime Data Analysis, 25, 301321.
Lavezzo, E., Berselli, M., Frasson, I., Perrone, R., Palù, G., Brazzale A.R., Richter, S. and Toppo, S. (2018). G-quadruplex forming sequences in the genome of all known human viruses: a comprehensive guide. PLoS Computational Biology, 14, e1006675.
Mameli, V. and Brazzale, A.R. (2016). Modern likelihood inference for the maximum/minimum of a bivariate normal vector. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 86, 1869–1890.
[22] Sperti, C., Pozza, G., Brazzale, A.R., Buratin, A., Moletta, L., Beltrame, V. and Valmasoni, M. (2016). Metastatic tumors to the pancreas: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Minerva Chirurgica, 71, 337344.
Tellaroli, P., Bazzi, M., Donato, M., Brazzale, A.R., Draghici, S. (2016). Cross-Clustering: A partial clustering algorith with automatic estimation of the number of clusters. PLoS ONE, 11, e0152333.
Kautzky-Willer, A., Brazzale, A.R., Moro, E., Vrbíková, J., Bendlova, B., Sbrignadello, S., Tura, A. and Pacini, G. (2012). Influence of increasing BMI on insulin sensitivity and secretion in normotolerant men and women of a wide age span. Obesity, 8, 1966-1973.
[19] Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (2011). Restricted likelihood inference for generalized linear mixed models. Statistics and Computing, 21, 173-183.
[18] Brazzale, A.R., Galloni, P., Parazzini, M., Marino, C. and Ravazzani, P. (2010). Assessing repeatability and reproducibility using hierarchical modeling: a case-study of distortion product otoacoustic emissions. Statistical Methods & Applications, 19, 567-585.
[17] Roden, M., Mariz, S., Brazzale, A.R. and Pacini, G. (2009). Free fatty acid kinetics during long-term treatment with pioglitazone added to sulfonylurea or metformin in Type 2 diabetes. Journal of Internal Medicine, 265, 476–487.
[16] Brazzale, A.R. and Davison, A.C. (2008). Accurate parametric inference for small samples. Statistical Science, 23, 465–484.
[15] Chèvre, N. and Brazzale, A.R. (2008). Cost-effective experimental design to support modeling of concentration-response functions. Chemosphere, 72, 803–810.
[14] Guolo, A. and Brazzale, A.R. (2008). A simulation-based comparison of techniques to correct for measurement error in matched case-control studies. Statistics in Medicine, 27, 3755–3775.
[13] Parazzini, M., Brazzale, A.R., Paglialonga, A., Tognola, G., Collet, L., Moulin, A., Lutman, M.E., Bell, S.L., Thomas, N.A., Uloziene, I., Uloza, V., Thuroczy, G., Tavartkiladze, G., Tsalighopoulos, M., Kyriafinis, G. and Ravazzani, P. (2007). Effects of GSM cellular phones on human hearing: The European Pro ject "GUARD". Radiation Research, 168, 608–613.
[12] Guolo, A., Brazzale, A.R. and Salvan, Ale. (2006). Improved inference on a scalar fixed effect of interest in nonlinear mixed-effects models. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 51, 1602–1613.
[11]] Parazzini, M., Galloni, P., Brazzale, A.R., Tognola, G., Marino, C. and Ravazzani, P. (2006). Quantitative indices for the assessment of the repeatability of distortion product otoacoustic emissions in laboratory animals. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 53, 15501556.
[10] Brazzale, A.R. (2005). hoa: An R package bundle for higher order likelihood inference. R News, 5/1, May 2005, 2027. Available
[9] Chèvre, N., Brazzale, A.R., Becker-van Slooten, K., Behra, R., Tarradellas, J. and Guettinger, H. (2005). Modelling the concentration-response function of the herbicide dinoseb on Daphnia magna (survival time, reproduction) and Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata (growth). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 62, 1725.
[8] Mari, A., Pacini, G., Brazzale, A.R., Ahrén, B. (2005). Comparative evaluation of simple insulin sensitivity methods based on the oral glucose tolerance test. Diabetologia, 48, 748751.
[7] Brazzale, A.R., Salvan, Alb. and Roletti, S. (2004). A hierarchical modeling approach for measuring reliability and agreement of two types of magnetic field dosimeters. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C (Applied Statistics), 53, 261278.
[6] Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (2003). Higher-order asymptotics unleashed: Software design for nonlinear heteroscedastic models. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 12, 682697.
[5] Chèvre, N., Becker-van Slooten, K., Tarradellas, J., Brazzale, A.R., Behra, R. and Guettinger, H. (2002). Effects of dinoseb on the entire life-cycle of Daphnia magna. Part II: Modelling of survival and proposal of an alternative to No-Observed-Effect-Concentration (NOEC). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 21, 828833.
[4] Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (2001). A computer algebra package for approximate conditional inference. Statistics and Computing, 11, 1724.
[3] Bellio, R. and Brazzale, A.R. (1999). On the implementation of approximate conditional inference. Statistica Applicata, 11, 251271.
[2] Brazzale, A.R. (1999). Approximate conditional inference in logistic and loglinear models. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 8, 653661.
[1] Brazzale, A.R. (1999). Conditional simulation for regression-scale models. Journal of the Italian Statistical Society, 8, 101113. 

Under revision

[1] Costantin, D., Sottosanti, A., Brazzale, A.R., Bastieri, D. and Fan, J.H. (2020). Bayesian mixture modelling of the high energy photon counts collected by the Fermi Large Area telescope.
[2] Mameli, V. and Brazzale, A.R. (2020). Likelihood asymptotics in nonregular settings: A review with emphasis on the likelihood ratio. 


[1] Pedrazzoli, S. and Brazzale, A.R. (2020).  Systematic review of surgical drains management in patients with pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy.  Draining-tract-targeted management works better than standard management
[2] Serafini, S., Brazzale, A.R., Burantin, A., Valmasoni, M., Ponzoni, A., Pierobon, E.S., Moletta, L. and Sperti, C. (2020). Systematic review and meta-analysis of surgical treatment for pancreatic cancer recurrence




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