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Since 2015, I've written blog posts on movies playing at Nelson's Civic Theatre:

In 2005, I developed a statistical model to predict the winners of the main four categories in the annual Academy Awards (Oscars): Best Picture, Director, Lead Actor, and Lead Actress. Since then, I've published three research articles discussing this work and continue to use the model to predict these four Oscar winners each year. The predictions and links to the research articles are available here.

In 2012, Wiley published the second edition of my regression textbook, Applied Regression Modeling. The book offers a practical, concise introduction to regression analysis for upper-level undergraduate students of diverse disciplines including, but not limited to statistics, the social and behavioral sciences, business, and vocational studies. The book's overall approach is strongly based on an abundant use of illustrations, examples, graphics, and case studies. It develops regression methods in an intuitive fashion so that a strong mathematical background is not needed to master the material.

The website for the book includes the preface, table of contents, information on ordering the book, data files for the examples and problems, information on major statistical software packages that can be used with the book, presentation slides, information on obtaining a solutions manual for all the problems in the book, and additional problems not included in the book.