Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018

  • Binary Logistic Regression Analysis of Identifying Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Factors that Affect Fertility Among Women of Child bearing Age in Ethiopia

    Desalegn Dargaso Dana

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 65-73
    Received: 26 March 2018
    Accepted: 12 April 2018
    Published: 1 June 2018
    Abstract: Fertility is one of the elements in population dynamics that has a significant contribution towards changing population size and structure overtime. The aim of objective of this study is to identify Demographic, Socio-economic, and Cultural factors that affect Fertility level among women of childbearing age in Ethiopia. The data for this study were... Show More
  • Computer Simulation-Based Designs for Industrial Engineering Experiments

    Dongyu Zhou, Weihua Guo, Hengzhen Huang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 74-80
    Received: 27 April 2018
    Accepted: 19 May 2018
    Published: 7 June 2018
    Abstract: Computer simulations have been receiving a lot of attention in industrial engineering as the rapid growth in computer power and numerical techniques. In contrast to physical experiments which are usually carried out in factories, laboratories or fields, computer simulations can save considerable time and cost. From the statistical perspective, the ... Show More
  • The Mutual Nearest Neighbor Method in Functional Nonparametric Regression

    Xingyu Chen, Dirong Chen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 81-89
    Received: 18 July 2018
    Published: 19 July 2018
    Abstract: In recent decades, functional data have become a commonly encountered type of data. Its ideal units of observation are functions defined on some continuous domain and the observed data are sampled on a discrete grid. An important problem in functional data analysis is how to fit regression models with scalar responses and functional predictors (sca... Show More
  • Determination of Optimal Public Debt Ceiling for Kenya Using Stochastic Control

    Millicent Kithinji, Lucy Muthoni

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 90-98
    Received: 13 May 2018
    Accepted: 19 June 2018
    Published: 23 July 2018
    Abstract: Public debt is a key economic variable. It is the totality of public and publicly guaranteed debt owed by any level of government to either citizens or foreigners or both. Due to recent debt crises in countries such as Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain, debt control has become a key important fiscal policy of every government. In this stud... Show More
  • Application of Factor Analysis in the Assessment of Solid Waste Management in Bolgatanga Municipality of Ghana

    Edward Akurugu, Abdul-Majeed Issahaku, Abdul-Samed Aliou

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2018
    Pages: 99-109
    Received: 27 June 2018
    Accepted: 9 July 2018
    Published: 6 August 2018
    Abstract: The issue of waste management has become a daunting challenge for many countries particularly for developing countries. The adverse effects of waste on human lives and the environment have reached scary levels that call for a thorough assessment of waste management systems across the globe and in particular developing countries. In Bolgatanga munic... Show More