American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics

Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Comparative Study of INGARCH and SARIMA in Modeling and Forecasting Dengue Cases

    Frasiah Wambui Kariuki*, Anthony Kibira Wanjoya, Bonface Miya Malenje

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 150-160
    Received: Oct. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 26, 2023
    Published: Nov. 07, 2023
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    Abstract: A crucial focus of public health surveillance systems is to provide reliable forecasts of epidemiological time series. This work utilized data collected through a national public health surveillance system in Thailand to evaluate and compare the performance of a seasonal autoregressive integrated moving average and an Integer generalized autoregres... Show More
  • Research Article

    Early Diagnosis of Pneumonia from Chest X-Rays Using a Capsule Network Model: Enhancing Accuracy and Efficiency in Automated Image Classification

    Mbae Karwitha Maureen, Thomas Mageto, Anthony Wanjoya

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 161-173
    Received: Oct. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2023
    Published: Nov. 09, 2023
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    Abstract: Pneumonia is a significant public health concern worldwide, causing substantial morbidity and mortality. Early, accurate diagnosis is vital in ensuring timely treatment and improving patient outcomes. Chest X-ray analysis is the standard procedure used most frequently to diagnose pneumonia, but the accurate and timely interpretation of these images... Show More
  • Research Article

    Modelling Stroke Risk Factors Using Classical and Bayesian Quantile Regression Models

    Kirui Dennis*, Charity Wamwea, Bonface Malenje, Levi Bor

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 174-179
    Received: Oct. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 25, 2023
    Published: Nov. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: The assessment of stroke risk and mortality, the second leading global cause of death, is of paramount importance. Stroke prediction is a vital pursuit due to its multifactorial nature, involving variables like age, sex, gender, hypertension, BMI and heart disease, which introduce considerable complexity. These diverse factors often lead to substan... Show More
  • Research Article

    Estimating the Determinants of Firm Innovation Inefficiency Through the Conditional Mean of Innovation Inefficiency Given a Composite Error

    Vasilios Kanellopoulos

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 180-186
    Received: Oct. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Nov. 03, 2023
    Published: Nov. 11, 2023
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    Abstract: The present paper demonstrates that the estimations of the determinants of firm innovation inefficiency can be obtained through the conditional mean of innovation inefficiency given a composite error. We extract the estimations of the determinants of firm innovation inefficiency by replacing the true parameters in the equation of the conditional me... Show More
  • Research Article

    Determinants of Climate Smart Agriculture Technology Practices in Ghana: Application of Multinomial Logistic Regression

    Ibrahim Hashim, Abukari Alhassan, Richard Puurbalanta*, Edward Akurugu, Yahaya Iddrisu, Salifu Hussein

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 187-194
    Received: Nov. 19, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 09, 2023
    Published: Dec. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: The study primarily examined the determinants of Climate Smart Agriculture technology practices on maize production. Data on socio-demographic and farming characteristics were obtained from the Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Partnership for Up Scaling the project’s targeted communities (Bompari, Dazuuri and Toto) in the Lawra municip... Show More