
Yosef Rinott: Publications
 Azriel, D., and Rinott Y. (2014). On measuring and comparing usefulness of statistical models. Center for
Rationality Discussion paper 669.
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 Mandel, M., and Rinott Y. (2014) Estimation from CrossSectional Samples under Bias and Dependence.
Biometrika 101, 719725
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Full Text A version appeared as Center for Rationality Discussion paper 614.
 Rinott, Y., Scarsini, M., and Yu, Y. (2012). A Colonel Blotto Gladiator Game.
Mathematics of Operations Research 37, 574590.
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A version appeared as Center for Rationality Discussion paper 571.
 Azriel, D., Mandel, M., and Rinott Y. (2012). Optimal allocation to maximize
power of twosample tests for binary response. Biometrika 99,
101113. Full Text
A version of this paper entitled On optimal allocation in binary response trials;
is adaptive design really necessary? appeared as Center for
Rationality Discussion paper 568.
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 Goldstein, L., Rinott, Y. and Scarsini, M. (2012). Stochastic comparisons of symmetric sampling designs. Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability 14, 407420. Full Text
 Azriel, D., Mandel, M., and Rinott Y. (2011). The treatment versus experimentation dilemma in dosefinding studies . Center for Rationality Discussion paper 559. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 141, 27592768. Full Text
 Malinovsky, Y., and Rinott Y. (2011). Best invariant and minimax estimation of quantiles in finite populations. Center for Rationality Discussion paper 553. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 141, 26332644. Full Text
 Sattath S, Elyashiv E, Kolodny O, Rinott Y, Sella G (2011). Pervasive adaptive protein evolution apparent in diversity patterns around amino acid
substitutions in Drosophila simulans. PLoS Genet 7: e1001302.
 Goldstein, L., Rinott, Y. and Scarsini, M. (2011). Stochastic comparisons of stratified sampling techniques for some Monte Carlo estimators. Bernoulli 17, 592608. Full Text
 Eyal Elyashiv, Kevin Bullaughey, Shmuel Sattath, Yosef Rinott, Molly Przeworski and Guy Sella (2010).
Shifts in the intensity of purifying selection: An analysis of genomewide polymorphism data from two closely related yeast species. Genome Research 20, 1558  1573.
 Bartroff, J., Goldstein, L., Rinott, Y., and SamuelCahn, E. (2010). On optimal allocation of a continuous resource using an
iterative approach and total positivity. Advances in Applied Probability 42, 795815. Full Text
 Malinovsky, Y., and Rinott Y. (2010). Prediction of ordered random effects in a simple small area model.
Statistica Sinica 20, 697714. Full Text
 Malinovsky, Y., and Rinott Y. (2009). On stochastic orders of absolute value of order statistics in symmetric distributions.
Statistics and Probability Letters 79 20862091. Full Text
 Mandel, M. and Rinott Y. (2009). A Selection bias conflict and Frequentist versus
Bayesian viewpoints. The American Statistician 63 211217.
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 Di Serio, C., Rinott Y., and Scarsini, M. (2009). Simpson's paradox in survival models. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 36, 463480. Full Text
 Rinott, Y. (2009). Some decisiontheoretic aspects in finite population sampling. In Handbook of Statistics 29B. Sample Surveys: Inference and Analysis,
edited by D. Pfeffermann and C.R. Rao. 523558. Full Text
 Hart, S. , Rinott, Y., and Weiss, B. (2008). Evolutionarily Stable Strategies of Random Games, and the Vertices of Random Polygons. Annals of Applied Probability 18 259287. Full Text
 Mandel, M. and Rinott Y. (2007). On statistical inference under selection bias. .Center for Rationality Discussion paper 473. Full Text
 Goldstein, L. and Rinott, Y. (2007). Functional BKR Inequalities, and their Duals, with Applications. Journal of Theoretical Probability 20, 275293. Full Text
 Rinott, Y. and Shlomo, (2006). Variances and Confidence Intervals for Sample Disclosure Risk Measures. Invited paper for Proceedings of ISI2007 Lisbon conference. Full Text
 Rinott, Y. and Shlomo, N. (2006). A generalized Negative Binomial smoothing
model for sample disclosure risk estimation. PSD'2006 Privacy in Statistical
Databases, Springer LNCS proceedings, pp. 8293
 Rinott, Y. and Shlomo, N. (2007) A smoothing model for sample disclosure risk estimation. Complex Datasets and Iverse Problems. IMS Lecture NotesMonograph Series Vol 54, R Liu, W. Strawderman, and CH Zhang eds. pp. 161171. Full Text
 Rinott, Y. and Shlomo, N. (2005) A neighborhood regression model for sample
disclosure risk estimation. In Proceedings of the Joint UNECE/Eurostat work
session on statistical data confidentiality Geneva, Switzerland, pp. 7987.
 Rinott, Y. and Scarsini, M (2006). Total positivity order and the normal distribution. Journal of Multivariate Analysis 97 12511261. Full Text
 Goldstein, L. and Rinott, Y. (2003/4). A permutation test for matching and its
asymptotic distribution. Metron 61 (2003), no. 3, 375388 (2004).
 Rinott, Y. (2003). On models for statistical disclosure risk estimation, In Proceedings of the joint ECE/Eurostat Work Session on Statistical Data Confidentiality, Luxembourg 2003, pp. 275285.
 Rinott, Y. and Tam, M. (2003). Monotone regrouping, regression, and Simpson's
paradox. American Statistician 57, 139141. http://ratio.huji.ac.il/dp/dp305.pdf
 Rinott, Y. and Rotar, V. (2003). On Edgeworth expansions for dependency
neighborhoods chain structures and Stein's method. Probability Theory and
Related Fields, 126 528  570.
 Rinott, Y. and Rotar, V. (2001). A Remark on Quadrant Normal Probabilities in High Dimensions. Statistics and Probability Letters, 51, 4751.
 Rinott, Y. and Rotar, V. (2000). Normal approximations by Stein's method. Decisions In Economics And Finance, 23 1529.
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 Rinott, Y. and Scarsini, M. (2000) On The Number of Pure Strategy Nash Equilibria in Random Games. Games and Economic Behavior 33, 274293. Full Text
 Rinott, Y. and Rotar, V. (1999). Some bounds on the rate of convergence in the CLT for martingales II. Theory Of Probability And Its Applications 44: (3) 523536.
 Rinott, Y. and Rotar, V. (1998). Some estimates for the rate of convergence in the CLT for martingales. Theory of Probability Appl. 43, 604619.
 Krieger, M., Pfeffermann, D. and Rinott, Y. (1998). Parametric distributions of complex survey data under informative probability sampling. Statistica Sinica 8,
1087114. Full Text
 Rinott, Y. and Rotar, V. (1997). On coupling constructions and rates in the CLT for dependent summands with applications to the antivoter model and weighted Ustatistics.
Ann. Applied Probability 7, 10801105. Full Text
 Lann, A., Mosheiov, G., and Rinott, Y. (1998). Asymptotic optimality in probability of a heuristic schedule for open shops with job overlaps. Oper. Res. Lett. 22 6368.
 Rinott, Y. and Rotar, V. (1997). A multivariate CLT for local dependence with n^1/2 log n rate. J. Multivariate analysis 56 (1996) 333350.
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 Goldstein, L. and Rinott, Y. (1996). Multivariate normal approximations by Stein's method and size bias couplings. Journal of Applied Probability 33, (1996) 117. Full Text
 Dembo, A. and Rinott Y. (1996). Some examples of Normal approximations by Stein's method.
In Random Discrete Structures, IMA volume 76, 2544. Aldous, D. and
Pemantle, R. Eds., Springerverlag.
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 Rinott, Y. and SamuelCahn E. (1994). Covariance between variables and their order statistics for multivariate normal variables. Statistics and Probability Letters 21, 153155.
 Rinott, Y. (1994). On normal approximation rates for certain sums of dependent random variables. J.
Computational and Applied Math. 55 135143.
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 Rinott, Y. and Saks, M. (1993). Correlation inequalities and a conjecture for permanents. Combinatorica, 13, 269277.
 Rinott, Y. and SamuelCahn E. (1992). Optimal stopping and prophet inequalities for some dependent random variables.
Proceedings of the 1991 AMSIMSSIAM Joint Summer Research on Stochastic Inequalities, IMS Lecture Series, M. Shaked and Y.L. Tong, eds. 343358.
 Rinott, Y. and Saks, M. (1992). On FKGtype and permanental inequalities. In Proceedings of the 1991 AMSIMSSIAM Joint Summer Research Conference on Stochastic
Inequalities, IMS Lecture Series, M. Shaked and Y.L. Tong, eds., 332342.
 Rinott, Y. and SamuelCahn E. (1991). Ordering of optimal stopping values and prophet inequalities for certain multivariate distributions. J. Multivariate Analysis,
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 Baldi, P., Rinott, Y. and Stein, C (1990). On the distribution of the number of local minima of a random function on a graph. In Advances in Neural Information Process
ing Systems 2, David S. Touretzky ed., M. Kaufmann Publishers, San Mateo,
CA , 727732.
 Baldi, P., Rinott, Y. and Stein, C. (1989). A normal approximations for the number of local maxima of a random function on a graph. in Probability, Statistics and Mathematics, Papers in Honor of Samuel Karlin. T. W. Anderson, K.B. Athreya and
D. L. Iglehart eds., Academic Press, 5981. Full Text
 Baldi, P. and Rinott, Y. (1989) On normal approximations of distributions in terms of dependency graphs. Annals of Probability 17, 16461650.
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 Baldi, P. and Rinott, Y. (1989) Asymptotic normality of some graph related statistics J. Applied Probability, 26, 171175.
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 Karlin, S, and Rinott, Y. (1988). Generalized CauchyBinet formula with applications to total positivity and majorization J. Multivariate Analysis, 27, 284299.
 Rinott, Y. and SamuelCahn E. (1987). Comparison of optimal stopping values and prophet inequalities for negatively dependent random variables. Ann. Statist. 15,
14821490.
 Brown, L. D. and Rinott, Y. (1988). Inequalities for multivariate infinitely divisible processes. Ann. Probability 16, 642657.
 Karlin, S., Michelli, C. A. and Rinott, Y. (1986). Multivariate splines: a probabilistic perspective. J. Multivariate Analysis. 20, 6990.
 Newman, C.M. and Rinott, Y. (1985). Nearest Neighbors and Voronoi volumes in high dimensional point processes with various distance functions. Adv. Appl. Prob. 17, 794809.
 Karlin, S., Michelli, C. A. and Rinott, Y. (1985). Some probabilistic aspect in multivariate splines. In Proceedings of the Fifth Symposium on Multivariate Analysis (P. R.
Krishnaiah, editor), 355360).
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1984).Random replacement schemes and multivariate majorization. In Nebraska Symposium on Inequalities ( Y. L. Tong, editor), 3540.
 Rinott, Y. (1983) Expected patterns of interresponse correlation coefficients. (An appendix to a paper by D. Friedlander). Demography 20, 269270.
 Newman, C.M., Rinott, Y. and Tversky, A. (1983). Nearest neighbors and Voronoi regions in certain point processes. Adv. Appl. Prob. 15,726751.
 Newman, C.M., Rinott, Y. and Tversky, A. (1983). Nearest neighbor analysis of point processes: applications to multidimensional scaling . J. Math. Psychol. 27, 235250.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1983). Mmatrices as covariance matrices of multinormal distributions. Linear Algebra Appl. 52/53, 419438.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1983). Comparisons of measures, multivariate majorization and applications to statistics. in Studies in Econometrics, Time Series, and Multivariate
Statistics (S. Karlin, T. Amemiya, L. A. Goodman, eds.). Academic Press, San
Diego, 465489.
 Modan, B., Modan. M., Peritz, H., Rinott, Y., Ron, E., Yaar, I. and Yaar M. (1982). Long lasting cerebral functional changes following moderate dose X radiation
treatment to the scalp in childhood. An electroencephalographic study. J. Neurology,
Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 45, 166169.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1982). Unbiasedness in the sense of Lehmann in naction decision problems. In A Festschrift for Erich L. Lehmann (P. J. Bickel, K. Doksum, J. L.
Hodges, Jr., eds.). Wadsworth Publ. Co., 261185.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1982). Applications of ANOVA type decompositions for comparisons of conditional
variance statistics including jackknife estimates. Ann. Statist. 10,485501.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1981). Univariate and multivariate total positivity, generalized convexity and related
inequalities. In Generalized Concavity in Optimization and
Economics, S. Schaible and W. T. Ziemba, eds. Academic Press.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1981). Total positivity properties of absolute value multinormal variables with applications to confidence interval estimates and related probabilistic inequalities. The Annals of Stat. 9, 10351049.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1981). Total positivity properties of absolute value multinormal variables with applications to confidence interval estimates and related probabilistic inequalities. The Annals of Stat. 9, 10351049.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1981). Entropy inequalities for classes of probability distributions II. The multivariate
case. Adv. Appl. Prob. 325351.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1981). Entropy inequalities for classes of probability distribution I. The univariate case. Adv. Appl. Prob. 13, 93112.
 Karlin, S. and Rinott, Y. (1980). Classes of orderings of measures and related correlation inequalities. M. Multivariate reverse rule distributions. J. Mult. Analysis 10,
499516.
 Fletcher, S., Ravei, J., Rinott, Y., Shomrat, N., Streifler, M. and Vardi, J. (1978) Therapeutic efficacy of Sinemet in Parkinsonian patients in prolonged Anticholinergic therapy. Current Therapeutic Research 24, 403414.
 Donagi, A. E., Ganor E., Kuklianski, I. and Rinott, Y. (1979). Statistical forecasting models for maximum Ozone concentrations in Tel Aviv. Proceedings of the Tenth Scientific Conference, Israel Ecological Society, B11B18.
 Bentin, S., Cooper J., Lavy S., Melamed E. and Rinott Y. (1990). Reduction of regional blood flow during normal aging in man. Stroke 11, 3135.
 Bentin, S., Cooper J., Lavy S., Melamed E. and Rinott Y. (1979).Regional cerebral blood flow in patients with Parkinson's disease. Arch.of Neurology 36, 344348.
 Bentin, S., Cooper J., Lavy S., Melamed E. and Rinott Y. (1978). Bihemispheric decrease of regional cerebral blood flow in dementia. Comparison
with agematched normal controls. Annals of Neurology 4, 445450.
 DeJong, P., Klausner, Y., Neginsky, E., Rigbi, M., Rinott, Y. and Ticho, T. (1978). The interaction of aN(pToluenesulphonyl)pguandinoLphenylalanine Methyl
Ester with Thromsin and Trypsin. Biochem. J. 169, 157167.
 Rinott, Y. (1980). Convexity and optimization in certain problems in statistics. In Recent Results in Stochastic Programming. Ed. P. Kall and A. Prekopa, Springer Verlag,
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 Pollak, M. and Rinott, Y. (1980). A stochastic ordering induced by a concept of positive dependence and monotonicity of asymptotic test sizes. Ann. Stat. 8, 190198.
 Rinott, Y. (1978). On twostage selection procedures and related probabilityinequalities. Comm.
in Stat. 8, 799811.
 Izenman, A. J and Rinott, Y. (1977). Sequential designs for replacement in exponential life tests. Technometrics 19 455459.
 Rinott, Y. and Santner, T. J. (1977). An inequality for multivariate normal probabilities with application to a design
problem. Ann. Stat. 5, 12281234.
 Rinott, Y. (1976). On convexity of measures. Ann. Prob. 4, 10201026.
 Rinott, Y. (1973). Multivariate majorization and rearrangement inequalities with some applications to probability and statistics. Israel J. of Math. 15, 6077.
 Rinott, Y. (1974). Some multivariate concepts of monotonicity, convexity, and total positivity with applications to probability inequalities. Ph.D. Thesis, Weizmann Institute of Science .
