Dr. Paul J. van Staden

Tel: +2712 420 3544

Email: [email protected] 

Position: Senior lecturer

Academic qualifications: PhD (UP); MCom (UP)

Subjects lectured: STC122 (Statistics 122);TRA 880 (Analysis of time series 880)

Research interests:

 

DISTRIBUTION THEORY

Collaborators:

Professor N. Balakrishnan (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Canada)

Dr Robert A.R. King (School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Newcastle, Australia)

Dr H.Y. So (Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Canada)

Ms Brenda V. Mac’Oduol (Department of Statistics, University of Pretoria)

Ms Trystan J. Wragg (Department of Statistics, University of Pretoria)

Recent publications:

Mac’Oduol, B.V., van Staden, P.J. and King, R.A.R. (2019). Asymmetric generalizations of symmetric univariate probability distributions obtained through quantile splicing, Accepted in Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods.

van Staden, P.J. and King, R.A.R. (2016). Kurtosis of the logistic-exponential survival distribution. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, 45(23), 6891–6899.

van Staden, P.J. and King, R.A.R. (2015). The quantile-based skew logistic distribution. Statistics and Probability Letters, 96, 109–116.

 

STATISTICS IN SPORT

Collaborators:

Professor James Albert (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, United States of America)

Professor James J. Cochran (Department of Information Systems, Statistics, and Management Science, University of Alabama, United States of America)

Recent publications:

van Staden, P.J. (2017). Cricket, in The Oxford Anthology of Statistics in Sports: Volume 1: 2000-2004, eds. J.J. Cochran, J. Bennett, and J. Albert, Oxford University Press.

Editorial position:

Associate editor: Journal of Quantitative Analysis of Sports (JQAS), an official journal of the American Statistical Association (ASA)

 

TIME SERIES ANALYSIS

Collaborators:

Ms Claire L. Bezuidenhout (Department of Statistics, University of Pretoria)

STATISTICAL CONSULTATION

Collaborators:

Professor Herman Bernitz (Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology, University of Pretoria)

Professor Marthán N. Bester (Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria)

Professor Gerhard Steenkamp (Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, University of Pretoria)

Recent publications:

Bernitz, H., van Staden, P.J., Rossouw, S.H. and Jordaan, J. (2019). Tongue position and its relation to the cause of death and sequential stages of body decomposition observed during 608 forensic post mortems, International Journal of Legal Medicine, 133(4), 1279–1283.

Steenkamp, G., Schmidt, M.J., van Staden, P.J. and Bester, M.N. (2019). Longitudinal radiographic study of cranial bone growth in young cheetah, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6(256), 1–8.

Steenkamp, G., Boy, S.C., van Staden, P.J. and Bester, M.N. (2018). Oral, maxillofacial and dental diseases in captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus), Journal of Comparative Pathology, 158, 77–89.

Steenkamp, G., Boy, S.C., van Staden, P.J. and Bester, M.N. (2017). How the cheetahs’ specialized palate accommodates its abnormally large teeth, Journal of Zoology, 301(4), 290–300.

Visser, J., van Staden, P.J., Soma, P., Buys, A.V. and Pretorius, E. (2017). The stabilizing effect of an oligomeric proanthocyanidin on red blood cell membrane structure of poorly controlled Type II diabetes, Nutrition & Diabetes, 7(e275), 1–8.

Reinprecht, S., van Staden, P.J., Jordaan, J. and Bernitz, H. (2017). An analysis of dental intercanine distance for use in court cases involving bite marks, International Journal of Legal Medicine, 131(2), 459–464.

Nel, J.J., Kat, C.-J., Coetzee, G.L. and van Staden, P.J. (2017). Biomechanical comparison between pins and polymethylmethacrylate and the SOP locking plate system to stabilize canine lumbosacral fracture-luxation in flexion and extension, Veterinary Surgery, 46(6), 789–796.

Lippi, G. and van Staden, P.J. (2017). The use of cyproterone acetate in a forensic psychiatric cohort of male sex offenders and its associations with sexual activity and sexual functioning, South African Journal of Psychiatry, 23, 1–8.

Schnetler R., Steyn H. and van Staden, P.J. (2015). Characteristics of matrix structures, and their effects on project success, South African Journal of Industrial Engineering, 26(1), 11–26.

Bernitz, H., van Staden, P.J., Cronjé, C.M. and Sutherland, R. (2014). Tongue protrusion as an indicator of vital burning, International Journal of Legal Medicine, 128(2), 309–312.

 

 

 

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