Rosa Arboretti Giancristofaro

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In this paper we propose some extensions and applications of the nonparametric combination of dependent rankings (see Pesarin and Lago). This methodology is applied to Conjoint Analysis in order to aggregate (ex ante) preferences from a group of individuals. Furthermore, a new global association test (GAT) is introduced in order to test for the association(More)
To describe and explore the association between proxy-reported sleep bruxism (SB) and quality of life (QoL) in a population of Colombian children belonging to different social layers. The parents of 1556, 6–13-year-old school children, were administered the Pediatric Inventory of Quality of Life (PedsQL4.0™) and an evaluation of their sociodemographic and(More)
In social sciences researchers often meet the problem of determining if the distribution of a categorical variable is more concentrated in population X1 than in population X2. For example the effectiveness of two different PhD programs can be evaluated in terms of the heterogeneity of the set of job opportunities. The job opportunities are nominal(More)