## Loukas Sotirios

#### Professor

of the Probability, Statistics and Operations Research Section

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#### Education

- Undergraduate Studies:
- Department Of Mathematics, University of Ioannina.
- Postgraduate Studies:
- 1)M.Sc. in Probability & Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Sussex, England, 1976.

2)Ph.D. in Statistics, Department of Mathematics, University of Bradford, England, 1979.

#### Scientific Interests

Statistical Distributions, Statistical Inference, Simulation, Survival Analysis, Non-Parametric Statistics, Data Analysis.#### Publications

- "The Computer Generation of Bivariate Discrete Random Variables" (with C.D. Kemp). Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 1978, 141, 513-519.
- "Some Methods of Estimation for the Bivariate Hermite Distribution" (with H. Papageorgiou and C. D. Kemp). Biometrika, 1983, 70, 479-484.
- "Simple Methods for Computer Generation of Bivariate Beta Random Variables". Journal of Statistical Computation & Simulation, 1984, 18, 145-152.
- "On Estimating the Parameters of a Bivariate Probability Model Applicable to Traffic Accidents" (with H. Papageorgiou). Biometrics, 1988, 44, 495-504.
- "ML Estimation in the Bivariate Poisson Distribution in the Presence of Missing Values via the EM Algorithm" (with K. Adamidis). Journal of Statistical Computation & Simulation, 1994, 50, 163-172.
- "A Lifetime Distribution with Decreasing Failure Rate" (with K. Adamidis). Statistics & Probability Letters, 1998, 39, 35-42.
- "Bivariate Distributions with Pearson Type VII Conditionals" (with A. Kottas and K. Adamidis). Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 1999, 51, 331-344.
- "On a Generalization of the Exponential Geometric Distribution" (with K. Adamidis and T. Dimitrakopoulou). Statistics & Probability Letters, 2005, 73, 259-269.