John Kloke
Assistant Scientist
Clinical Trials Statistical Data Analysis Center
Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin-Madison


R packages See also GitHub

Rfit : an R package for rank-based estimation
jrfit v0.03 jrfit v0.04 jrfit v0.05 : early versions of an R package for methods developed in Kloke, et. al. (2009).
hbrfit v0.01 (alpha) a modified version of ww.r originally developed by Terpstra & McKean (2005)

Recent Publications

Kloke, J.D. & McKean, J.W. (2012), Rfit: Rank-based estimation for linear models, R Journal, Accepted. [PDF]

Rashid, M., McKean, J.W., and Kloke, J.D. (2011), R Estimates for Mixed Models with Covariates in a Multi-Center Clinical Trial, Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research, In Press. [PDF] [CODE]

Kloke, J.D. and McKean, J.W. (2011), Rank-based estimation for Arnold transformed data. In Festschrift in Honor of Thomas P Hettmansperger, Word Press. [PDF] <[LINK]>

McKean, J.W, Terpstra, J., and Kloke, J.D. (2009), Computational Rank-Based Statistics, in Yasmin H. Said ed., Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1, 2:132-140. [LINK]

Kloke, J.D., McKean, J.W., and Rashid, M. (2009), Rank-Based Estimation and Associated Inferences for Linear Models with Cluster Correlated Errors, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104, 485: 384-390. [PDF]

Recent Presentations

``Small Sample Properties of JR Estimators" at JSM in Montreal, Canada. [PDF]

``R packages for Rank-Based Estimates", July 2013 at useR! in Albacete, Spain. [PDF]

``Nonparametric Covariate-Adjusted Hypothesis Tests Using R Estimation", May 2013 at the Society for Clincal Trials in Boston, MA. [PDF]

``Aligned Rank Tests: An Application to Clinical Trials", August 2012 at the Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego, CA. [PDF]

``R Estimation for Linear Models for Cluster Correlated Data", March 2012 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Statistics Seminar. [PDF]

``Reproducible Research in an Academic Environment", August 2011 at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami Beach, FL. [PDF]

``A Comparison of Rank-Based Methods for Mixed Models", August 2010 at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, BC. [PDF]

``Adaptive Nonparametric Statistics with Applications to Gene Expression Data" at useR!, July 2010 hosted by NIST in Gaithersburg, MD. [PDF]

``Rank Based Analyses for a Linear Mixed Model" at Penn State University, October 2008 in State College, PA. [PDF]

``Rfit: An R Package for Rank Estimates" at useR!, August 2008 in Dortmund, Germany. [PDF]

``Simple Location Models for Microarray Data" Poster Presentation at Current and Future Trends in Nonparametrics, October 2007 in Columbia, SC. [PDF]

``Diagnostics for Rank Estimates for a Mixed Model" at the Joint Statistical Meetings, July 2007 in Salt Lake City, UT .