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L.-P. Rivest & S.-A. Savard. Are Population Size Estimates Obtained in Multiple System Estimation Reliable?




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148-L.-P. Rivest (2021).  Limiting properties of an equiprobable sampling scheme for 0-1 matrices.  Statistics and Probability Letters.  109047 pdf


147-L.-P. Rivest & S. Baillargeon (2020) Discussion of a paper by B. W. Silverman entitled "Multiple-systems analysis for the quantification of modern slavery: classical and Bayesian approaches"Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A , 183, Part 3 729-731

146-R. Adekpedjou, J.Haesebaert, D. Stacey, N. Brière, A. Freitas, L.-P. Rivest, & F. Légaré, F. (2020). Variations in factors associated with healthcare providers’ intention to engage in interprofessional shared decision making in home care: results of two cross-sectional surveys. BMC Health Services Research20(1), 1-11.

145-L.-P. Rivest & S. E. Ebouele (2020). Sampling a two dimensional matrix. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 106971. pdf



144-MC Prima, T Duchesne, A Fortin, LP Rivest, P Drapeau, MH St‐Laurent, D, Fortin (2019). A landscape experiment of spatial network robustness and space‐use reorganization following habitat fragmentation, Functional Ecology 33 (9), 1663-1673

143-S. D. Plouvier, P. Bernillon, K. Ligier, D. Theis, P.-H. Miquel, D. Pasquier & L.-P. Rivest (2019) Completeness of a newly implemented general cancer registry in northern France: Application of a three-source capture-recapture method. Revue d'Épidémiologie et de Santé Publique, 67, 239-245 

142- L.-P. Rivest & S. Kato (2019).  A random effects model for clustered circular data.Canadian Journal of Statistics, 47, 712-728  pdf

141-J.-F. Quessy, L.-P. Rivest & M.-H. Toupin (2019).Goodness of fit tests for the for the family of multivariate chi-square copulas . Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 140, 21-40

140- M. Yauck, L.-P. Rivest  (2019). On the estimation of population sizes in capture-recapture experiments, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 173, 512-524

139-R. Adekpedjou,  D. Stacey, N. Brière, A. Freitas, M. M. Garvelink, M. J. Dogba, P. J. Durand, S. Desroches, J. Croteau, L.-P. Rivest &F. Légaré (2019). Engaging caregivers in health-related housing decisions for older adults with cognitive impairment: A cluster randomized trial, Gerontologist, , Vol. XX, No. XX, 1–11 doi:10.1093/geront/gnz045

138-M. Yauck, L.P. Rivest & G. Rothman (2019). Capture-recapture methods for data on the activation of applications on mobile phones, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 114,105-114


137- K. Oualkacha & L.-P. Rivest (2018)  On modeling SE(3) objects, in Applied Directional Statistics: Modern Methods and Case Studies, Ed. by C. Ley & T. Verdebout , chapter 6, CRC Press

136- M.-C. Prima, T. Duchesne, L.-P. Rivest & D. Fortin (2018). Combining network theory and reaction-advection-diffusion modelling for predicting animal distribution in dynamic environments. Methods in Ecology and Evolution,  9 (5), 1221-1231

135-C. Genest, J. Neslehova  & L.-P. Rivest (2018). The class of multivariate max-id copulas with l1-norm symmetric exponent measure.  Bernouilli, 24, 3751-3790

134-C. Hasler, R. Craiu & L.-P. Rivest (2018). Vine copulas for imputation of monotone non-response.  International Statistical Review,  86, 488-511

133- I. Ousmane Ida, G. Daigle & L.-P. Rivest (2018).  Using balanced sampling in creel surveys.  Survey Methodology, 44, 239-252  pdf



132-S. Décary,  M. Dion,  L.-P. Rivest, J.-S. Renaud, H. Robitaille & F. Légaré (2017). Decisional conflict screening for a diversity of primary care decisions:  Are we SURE yet.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology , 89, 238-239,

131-A. Nicosia, T. Duchesne, L.-P. Rivest & D. Fortin (2017). A Multi-State Conditional Logistic Regression Model for the Analysis of Animal Movement.  Annals of Applied Statistics, 11,  1537-1560.

130-A. Nicosia, T. Duchesne, L.-P. Rivest & D. Fortin (2017). A general hidden state random walk model for animal movement. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 105, 76-95


129- F. Légaré, N. Brière, D. Stacey, G. Lacroix, S. Desroches, S. Dumont, K. D. Fraser,9 L.-P. Rivest, P. J. Durand, S. Turcotte, M. Taljaard, H. Bourassa, L. Roy, G. Painchaud-Guérard (2016). Implementing shared decision-making in interprofessional home care teams the IPSDM-SW study): protocol for a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial.  BMJ Open 6, pdf

128- J.-F. Quessy, L.-P. Rivest & M.-H. Toupin (2016).On the family of multivariate chi-square copulas . Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 152,40-60

127-L.-P. Rivest, F. Verret, S. Baillargeon. Unit level small area estimation with copulas (2016). Canadian Journal of Statistics, 44 397-415

126- N. Savard, P. Levallois, L.-P. Rivest & S. Gingras (2016). Association Between Prenatal Care and Small for Gestational Age Birth: an Ecological Study in Quebec, Canada. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, 36:7, 121-129 pdf

125- L.-P. Rivest, T. Duchesne, A. Nicosia & D. Fortin. (2016) A general angular regression model for the analysis of data on animal movement in ecology. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, series C, 65, 445-463


124- L.-P. Rivest, F. Verret & S. Baillargeon (2015). Estimation of the parameters in copula models for small areas. 2015 Proceedings of the Survey Method Section of the Statistical Society of Canada  pdf

123-A.-A. Vallée, B. Raymond-Ferland, L.-P. Rivest & Y. Tillé (2015) Incorporating Spatial and Operational Constraints in the Sampling Designs for Forest Inventories. Environmetrics, 26; 557–570

122- J.-F. Quessy, L.-P. Rivest & M.-H. Toupin (2015). Semi-parametric pairwise inference methods in spatial models based on copulas. Spatial Statistics, 14,472-490

121- F. Tounkara & L.-P. Rivest (2015). Mixture regression models for closed population capture-recapture data. Biometrics, 71, 721-730

120- T. Duchesne, D. Fortin & L.-P. Rivest. (2015) Equivalence between step selection functions and biased correlated random walks forstatistical inference on animal movement. pdf

119- F. Légaré, N. Brière, D. Stacey, H. Bourassa, S. Desroches, S. Dumont, K. Fraser, A. Freitas, L.-P. Rivest,  L. Roy (2015). Improving Decision making On Location of Care with the frail Elderly and their caregivers (the DOLCE study): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial.  Trials, 16:50  doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0567-7

118-S. Turcotte, M. Guerrier, M. Labrecque, H. Robitaille, L.-P. Rivest, B. Hess & F. Légaré (2015). Dyadic validity of the decisional conflict scale: identifying common patient/physician measures of patient uncertainty.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 68, 920-927


117-L.-P. Rivest & P. Bada (2014) The detection and treatment of outliers in survey data, in honour of Michel Hidiroglou. Proceedings of Statistics Canada Symposium 2013, 294-300 pdf

116- F. Tounkara & L.-P. Rivest (2014) Some New Random Effect Models for Correlated Binary Responses. Dependence Modeling, 73-87 

115- H. Romdhani, L. Lakhal-Chaieb, L.-P. Rivest (2014) An exchangeable Kendall’s tau for clustered data, Canadian Journal of Statistics, 42, 384-403

114- H. Romdhani, L. Lakhal-Chaieb, L.-P. Rivest (2014) Kendall's tau for hierarchical data. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 128, 210-225

113- C. Bordet & L.-P. Rivest (2014)  A stochastic Pella Tomlinson model and its maximum sustainable yield. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 360, 46-53

112- L.-P. Rivest & S. Baillargeon (2014) Capture-Recapture methods for estimating the size of a population: dealing with variable capture probabilities.  Statistics in Action. A Canadian Outlook.  J. F. Lawless Ed., p. 289-304  

111- N. Savard, P. Levallois, L.-P. Rivest & S. Gingras (2014) Incidence des caractéristiques individuelles et des caractéristiques du contexte sur les nouveau-nés de faible poids : une étude d'observation au Québec. Maladies chroniques et blessures au Canada. vol 34 No 1 


110- L.-P. Rivest (2013) Théorie et applications des modèles de capture-recapture. Bulletin de l'AMQ, 53, no 2, 65-78

109-Guerrier M, Légaré F, Turcotte S, Labrecque M, Rivest L-P (2013) Shared Decision Making Does Not Influence Physicians against Clinical Practice Guidelines. PLoS ONE 8(4): e62537. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062537


108-C. Genest, A. Nikoloulopoulos, L.-P. Rivest & M. Fortin (2013) Predicting dependent binary outcomes through logistic regressions and meta-elliptical copulas. Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics, 27, 3, 265-284


107-K. Oualkacha & L.P. Rivest On the estimation of a mean displacement. Biometrika, 99,585-598

106-N. Savard, P. Levallois, L.-P. Rivest & S. Gingras. A study of the association between contextual variables and the risk of Small for Gestational Age births among term and preterm births in Quebec, Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 103, 152-157

105-P. Lavallée & L.P. Rivest (2012) Capture-recapture sampling and indirect sampling. Journal of Official Statistics, 28, 1-27


104-T. Duchesne & L.P. Rivest Probabilité, statistiques et populations de poissons. Accromath, 6, 14-19

103-L.-P. Rivest A lower bound estimator for multiple record systems estimation with heterogeneous catchability. The International Journal of Biostatistics. Volume 7, issue 1, article 23  pdf

102-Baillargeon S. & Rivest L.-P. The construction of stratified designs in R with the package stratification. Survey Methodology, 37, 53-65 pdf


101-Rivest, L.-P. & Bernier P. Aspects statistiques de la gestion forestière. Accromath, 6, 22-27


100- Haddou, M. Rivest, L.-P. and Pierrynowski, M. A non-linear mixed effects directional model for the estimation of the rotation axes of the human ankle. Annals of Applied Statistics, 4, 1892-1912

99-Bousquet, N. Cadigan, N. Duchesne, T. and Rivest, L.-P. Detecting and correcting underreported catches in fish stock assessment. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 67, 1247-1261

98-P.Y Bernier, G.Daigle, L.-P. Rivest, C. H. Ung, F. Labbé, C. Bergeron, A. Patry( 2010) From plots to landscape: A k-NN-based method for estimating stand-level merchantable volume in the Province of Québec, Canada. The Forestry Chronicle, 86, 461-468


97-Said, M., Ghazzali, N. & Rivest, L.-P. Some semi-parametric score tests of independence for competing risk models. Lifetime Data Analysis, 15, 413-444

96-Beaumont, J.-F. et Rivest, L.-P. (2009) Dealing with outliers in survey data. Article sollicité pour Handbook of Statistics, Vol 29A, Sample Surveys, Design Methods and Applications, édité par C. R. Rao et D. Pfefferman, 247-280

95-Baillargeon. S., Rivest, Louis-Paul (2009) A general algorithm for univariate stratification, International Statistical Review. 77, 331-344

94-Lakhal, Lajmi; Rivest, Louis-Paul; and Beaudoin, David (2009) "IPCW Estimator for Kendall's Tau under Bivariate Censoring," The International Journal of Biostatistics: Vol. 5 : Iss. 1, Article 8. pdf

93-Oualkacha, K., & Rivest L.-P. (2009) A new statistical model for random unit vectors. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 100, 70-80


92-C. Genest & L.-P. Rivest (2008). Comment compter les cerfs? Accromath, 3 (2), 2-7.

91-Rivest, L.-P, Baillargeon, S. (2008) Intégration de deux sources de données dans les inventaires forestiers du Québec. Méthodes de sondage : applications aux enquètes longitudinales, à la santé, aux enquètes électorales et aux enquètes dans les pays en développement, Y. Tillé editeur, Dunod, Paris,344-348

90-Bousquet, N., Duchesne, T. & Rivest, L.-P. (2008) Redefining the maximum sustainable yield for the Schaefer population model including multiplicative environmental noise. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 254, Issue 1, 65-75

89-Rivest, L.-P. (2008) Why a time effect often has a limited impact on capture-recapture estimates in closed populations. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 36 (1), 75-84.

88-Rivest, L.-P, Baillargeon, S. & Pyerrinowski, M. (2008) A Directional Model for the Estimation of the Rotation Axes of the Ankle Joint. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 103, 1060-1069

87-Lakhal-Chaieb, L., Rivest, L.-P. & Abdous, B. (2008) Estimating survival and association in a semicompeting risks model, Biometrics, 64 (1), 180-188.


86-Baillargeon, S., Rivest, L.-P. & Ferland, M. (2007) Stratification en enquètes entreprises : Une revue et quelques avancées. Recueil du groupe des méthodes d'enquète, Congrès annuel 2007 de la SSC.

85-Baillargeon, S. & Rivest, L.-P. (2007) Rcapture: Loglinear models for capture-recapture in R. Journal of Statistical Software. 19 (5),

84-Rivest, L.-P. & Baillargeon, S. (2007) Applications and extensions of Chao's moment estimator for the size of a closed population. Biometrics, 63 (4), 999-1006.

83-Sutherland ,J., Schwarz, C.J. & Rivest L.-P. (2007) Multilist population estimation with incomplete and partial stratification. Biometrics, 63 (3), 910-916.

82- Saïd, M., Ghazzali, N. & Rivest, L.-P. (2007). Score Tests for Independence in Parametric Competing Risks Models. Test, 16 (3), 547-564. .


81-Lavallée, P. & Rivest L.-P. (2006) Méthodes d'enquètes et sondages. Pratiques européenne et nord-américaine. Dunod : Paris (432 pages, Comptes-rendus du Quatrième colloque francophone sur les sondages, éditeur).

80-Lakhal-Chaieb, L., Rivest, L.-P. & Abdous, B. (2006) Estimating survival under a dependent truncation. Biometrika, 93 (3), 655-669.

79-Rivest, L.-P. & Chang, T. (2006) Regression and correlation for 3x3 rotation matrices. Canadian Journal of Statistics, 34 (2), 187-202.

78- Daigle, G., Duchesne, T., Reny-Nolin, E. & Rivest, L.-P. (2006). étude de l'influence de la topographie et des caractéristiques des vergers sur l'efficacité du programme d'épandange d'insectes stériles. Revue canadienne de statistique, 34 (3), 511-521.

77- Leòn, C., Massé, J.-C. & Rivest, L.-P. (2006). A distribution for random rotations. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 97, 412-430.


76- Daigle, G., Reny-Nolin, E., Rivest, L.-P., Mailhot, Y. & Legault, M. (2005). Rapport I: La pàªche sportive au lac Saint-Pierre en 2003. Pèche sur la glace: effort de pèche, succès et récolte des principales espèces de poissons. Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune du Québec, Direction de la recherche sur la faune. Université Laval, Service de consultation statistique, 67p.

75- Daigle, G., Reny-Nolin, E., Rivest, L.-P., Mailhot, Y., Legault, M. & Bélanger, B. (2005). Rapport II: La pêche sportive au lac Saint-Pierre 2003. Pèche en eau libre: effort de pêche, succès et récolte des principales espèces de poissons. Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune du Québec, Direction de la recherche sur la faune, Québec, 97p.

74- Etcheverry, P., Crète, M., Ouellet, J.-P., Rivest, L.-P. & al. (2005). Population dynamics of showshoe hares in relation to furbearer harvest. Journal of Wildlife Management, 69 (2), 771-781.

73- Juby, H., Le Bourdais, C., Marcil-Graton, N. & Rivest, L.-P. (2005). Pauvreté des familles monoparentales. Recherches sociographiques, XLVI, 217-243.

72- Rivest, L.-P. & Ruben-Bleuer, S. (2005). Accreditation of professional statisticians in Canada. Invited presentation, 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sidney, Australia.

71- Rivest, L.-P. & Daigle, G. (2005). Using log-linear models in mark-recapture experiments: Some recent developments. Invited presentation, 55th session of the International Statistical Institute, Sidney, Australia.

70- Rivest, L.-P. (2005). A correction for axis misalignment in the joint angle curves representing knee movement in gait analysis. Journal of Biomechanics, 38 (8), 1604-1611.


69- Potvin, F., Breton, L. & Rivest, L.-P. (2004). Aerial surveys for white-tail deer with the double-count technique in Quebec: two 5-year plans completed.
Wildlife Society Bulletin, 32 (4), 1099-1107.

68- Rivest, L.-P. & Hidiroglou, M. (2004). Outlier treatment for disaggregated estimates. 2004 Proceedings of the Section on Survey Methods Research of the American Statistical Association, 4248-4256.

67- Baillargeon, S., Pouliot, J., Rivest, L.-P., Fortin, V. & Fitzback, J. (2004). Interpolation statistique multivariable de données de précipitations dans un cadre de modélisation hydrologique. Actes du Colloque Géomatique 2004.

66- Rivest, L.P. & Crépeau, H. (2004). La stratificiation dans les enquàªtes-entreprises: une généralisation de l'algorithme de Lavallée et Hidiroglou. Échantillonnage et Méthodes d'Enquètes, P. Ardilly editeur, Dunod, Paris, p. 162-168.

65- Rivest, L.P. & Daigle, G. (2004). Loglinear models for the robust design in mark-recapture experiments. Biometrics, 60 (1), 100-107.pdf


64- Rivest, L.P. & Vandal, N. (2003). Mean squared error estimation for small areas when the small area variances are estimated. Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Survey Sampling, Technical Report #386 of the Laboratory for Research in Statistics and Probability, Carleton University-University of Ottawa, pp. 197-206, July 2003. pdf

63- Stenson, G. B., Rivest, L.-P., Hammill, M. O., Gosselin, J. F. & Sjare, B. (2003). Estimating pup production of harp seals, Pagophilus groenlandicus, in the Northwest Atlantic. Marine Mammal Science, 19 (1),141-160.pdf

62- Saïd, M., Ghazzali, N. and Rivest, L.-P. (2003). Score test for dependent censoring with survival data, in Mathematical Statistics and Applications: Festschrift for Constance van Eeden, IMS Lecture Notes Monogr. Ser., vol. 42, Moore, M., Froda, S., Léger, C., éd., Hayward, CA, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 435-461.


61- Potvin, F., Breton, L., & Rivest, L.-P. (2002). Testing a double-count aerial survey technique for white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, in Quebec. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 116 (3), 488-496.

60- Potvin, F., Breton, L. & Rivest, L.-P. (2002). La technique du double inventaire aérien pour mesurer l'abondance des populations de cerfs de virginies : ses fondements scientifique. Société de la faune et des parcs du Québec. pdf

59- Rivest, L.-P. (2002). Une généralisation de l'algorithme de Lavallée et Hidiroglou pour la stratification dans les enquàªtes auprès des entreprises. Techniques d'enquètes, 28 (2), 207-214.
version française,
english version,
final draft,
base de donnes sur la Suède,
macro SAS pour l'allocation de puissance,
macro SAS pour l'allocation de Neyman,

58- Richer, M.-C., Cràªte, M., Ouellet, J.-P., Rivest, L.-P. & Huot, J. (2002). The low performance of forest versus rural coyotes in northeastern North America: Inequality between presence and availability of prey. Ecoscience, 9 (1), 44-54.


57- Rivest, L.-P. & Lévesque, T. (2001). Improved log-linear model estimators of abundance in capture-recapture experiments. Revue canadienne de statistique, 29 (4), 555-572.

56- Bégin, à?., Bégin, J, Bélanger, L., Rivest, L.-P. & Tremblay, S. (2001). Balsam fir self-thining relationship and its constancy among different ecological regions. Canadian Journal of Forestry Research, 31 (6), 950-959. pdf

55- Chang, T. & Rivest, L.-P. (2001). M-estimation for location and regression parameters in group models: A case study using Stiefel manifolds. Annals of Statistics, 29 (3), 784-814.

54- Rivest, L.-P. (2001). A directional model for the statistical analysis of movement in three dimensions. Biometrika, 88 (3), 779-791.

53- Genest, C. & Rivest, L.-P. (2001). On the multivariate probability integral transformation. Statistics & Probability Letters, 53 (4), 391-399.

52- Rivest, L.-P. & Wells, M. T. (2001). A martingale approach to the copula-graphic estimator for the survival function under dependent censoring. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 79 (1), 138-155.


51-Rivest, L.-P. & Belmonte, E. (2000). Une erreur quadratique moyenne conditionnelle des estimateurs régionaux. Techniques d'enquàªte, 26 (1), 79-90.pdf

50- Rancourt, D., Rivest, L.-P. & Asselin, J. (2000). Using orientation statistics to investigate variations in human kinematics. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C-Applied Statistics, 49, 81-94 Part 1.




49- Rivest, L.-P. (1999). Stratum jumpers: Can we avoid them? Proceedings of the Section on Survey Methods Research of the American Statistical Association, 64-72. pdf

48- Rivest, L.-P. (1999). Some linear model techniques for analyzing small-circle spherical data. Revue canadienne de statistique, 27 (3), 623-638. pdf


47- Genest, C., Ghoudi, K. & Rivest, L.-P. (1998). Invited discussion to "Understanding relationship using copulas" by Frees and Valdez, North American Actuarial Journal, 2, 143-149. pdf

46- Rivest, L.-P., Couturier, S. & Crépeau, H. (1998). Statistical Methods for estimating caribou abundance using postcalving aggregations detected by radio telemetry. Biometrics, 54 (3), 865-876. pdf

45-Rivest, L.-P. (1998). Some linear models for estimating the motion of rigid bodies with applications to geometric quality assurance. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 93 (442), 632-642. pdf


44- Plante, N., Rivest, L.-P. & Tremblay, G. (1998). Stratified capture-recapture estimation of the size of a closed population. Biometrics, 54 (1), 47-60.

43- Ghoudi, K., Khoudraji, A. & Rivest, L.-P. (1998). Propriétés statistiques de copules de valeurs extrèmes bidimensionelles. Revue canadienne de statistique, 26 (1), 187-197. pdf


42- Rivest, L.-P., Crépeau, H. & Couturier, S. (1997). A two phase sampling plan for estimating the size of a caribou herd. Proceedings of the Survey Methods Section, 1997 SSC Annual Meeting, 159-165.

41- Rivest, L.-P. (1997). A decentred predictor for circular-circular regression. Biometrika, 84 (3), 717-726. pdf



40- Couturier, S., Courtois, R., Crépeau, H. and Rivest L.P. & Stuart L. (1996). Calving photocensus of the Rivière George Caribou Herd and comparison with an independent census. Rangifer, Special Issue number 9, 283-296.


39- Rivest, L.-P. (1995). A composite estimator for the provincial undercount in the Canadian Census. Proceedings of the Survey Methods Section, 1995 SSC Annual Meeting, 33-38.

38- Rivest, L.-P. & Hurtubise, D. (1995). Moyennes winsorisées de Searls pour populations asymétriques. Techniques d'enquàªte, 21, 119-129.

37- Genest, C., Ghoudi, K. & Rivest, L.-P. (1995). A semiparametric estimation procedure for dependence parameters in multivariate families of distributions. Biometrika, 82 (3), 543-552.pdf

36- Rivest, L.-P. (1995). Some local linear models for the assessment of geometric integrity. Invited discussion. Statistica Sinica, 5 (1), 204-210.

35- Rivest, L.-P., Potvin, F., Crépeau, H., & Daigle, G. (1995). Statistical methods for aerial surveys using the double-count technique to correct visibility bias. Biometrics, 51 (2), 461-470. pdf

34- Capéraà , P. & Rivest, L.-P. (1995). On the variance of the trimmed mean. Statistics & Probability Letters, 22 (1), 79-85. pdf


33- Mallet, M. & Rivest, L.-P. (1994). Comment on "Capture-recapture estimation with known sex-ratio". Biometrics, 50 (4), 1219-1221.

32- Genest, C. & Rivest, L.-P. (1994). A statistical look at Saaty's method of estimating pairwise preferences expressed on a ratio scale. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 38 (4), 477-496.

31- Rivest, L.-P. (1994). Statistical properties of winsorized means for skewed distributions. Biometrika, 81 (2), 373-383.


30- Genest, C. & Rivest, L.-P. (1993). Statistical inference procedures for bivariate Archimedean copulas. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 88 (423), 1034-1043. pdf

29- Rivest, L.-P. (1993). La contribution du statisticien à la recherche scientifique telle que vue d'un service de consultation en milieu universitaire, SSC Liaison, 7, 6-7.

28- Rivest, L.-P. (1993). Winsorization of survey data. Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute. Proceedings of the 49th session, book 2, 73-89 et Proceedings of the International Conference on Establishment Surveys, American Statistical Association, 396-401.


27- Potvin, F., Breton, L., Rivest, L.-P. & Gingras, A. (1992). Application of a double-count aerial survey technique for white-tailed deer, Odocoilus virginianus, on Anticosi Island, Québec. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 106 (4), 435-442.

26- Gwet, J.-P. & Rivest, L.-P. (1992). Outlier resistant alternatives to the ratio estimator. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 87 (420), 1174-1182. pdf

25- Daigle, G. & Rivest, L.-P. (1992). A robust biplot. Revue Canadienne de Statistique, 20 (3), 241-255. pdf


24- Cràªte, M., Vandal, D., Rivest, L.-P. & Potvin, F. (1991). Double counts in aerial surveys to estimate polar bear numbers during the ice-free period. Artic, 44 (4), 275-278.

23- Rivest, L.-P. & Rouillard, E. (1991). M-estimators and outlier resistant alternatives to the ratio estimator. 1990 Statistics Canada Symposium, 245-257.

22- Cràªte, M., L.-P. Rivest, D. Le Hénaff, & S. N. Luttich. (1991). Adapting sampling plans to caribou distribution on calving grounds. Rangifer, Proceedings of the Fifth North American Caribou Workshop, 7, 137-150.


21- Rivest, L.-P., Crépeau, H. & Crète, M. (1990). A Two-phase sampling plan for the estimation of the size of a moose population. Biometrics, 46 (1), 163-176. pdf

20- Carmichael, J.-P., Daigle, G. & Rivest, L.P. (1990). L'analyse des préférences des canadiens en matière de bières. Revue Canadienne de Statistique, 18 (2), 99-108.

19- Rivest, L.-P. & Belhouse, D. (1990). L'évaluation des services de consultation statistique. SSC Liaison, 4, 25-26.


18- Genest, C. & Rivest, L.-P. (1989). A characterization of Gumbel's family of extreme value distributions. Statistics & Probability Letters, 8 (3), 207-211. pdf

17- Rivest, L.-P. (1989). De l'unicité des estimateurs robustes en régression lorsque le paramètre d'échelle et le paramètre de la régression sont estimés simultanément. Revue Canadienne de Statistique, 17 (2), 141-153. pdf

16- Rivest, L.-P. (1989). Spherical regression for concentrated Fisher-von Mises distribution. Annals of Statistics, 17 (1), 307-317. pdf


15- Rivest, L.-P. & Plante, N. (1988). L'analyse en composantes principales robustes. Revue de Statistique Appliquée, 36 (1), 55-66.

14- Rivest, L.-P. (1988). A distribution for dependent unit vectors. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 17 (2), 461-483.

13- Rivest, L.-P. (1988). A new scale step for Huber's M-estimators in multiple regression. SIAM Journal on Scientific and Statistical Computing, 9 (1), 164-169.


12- Rivest, L.-P. (1986). Bartlett's, Cochran's, and Hartley's tests on variances are liberal when the underlying distribution is long-tailed. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 81 (393), 124-128.pdf

11- Rivest, L.-P. (1986). Modified Kent's statistics for testing goodness of fit for the Fisher distribution in small concentrated samples. Statistics & Probability Letters, 4 (1), 1-4.

10- Crète, M., Rivest, L.-P., Jolicoeur, H., Brassard, J.-M. & Messier, F. (1986). Predicting and correcting helicopter counts of moose (alces alces) with observations made from fixed wing aircraft in southern Quebec. Journal of Applied Ecology, 23 (3), 751-761. pdf


9- Rivest, L.-P. (1985). Tests based on equivariant estimators. Revue Canadienne de Statistique, 13 (3), 211-216. pdf


8- Rivest, L.-P. (1984). On the information matrix for symmetric distributions on the hypersphere. Annals of Statistics, 12 (3), 1085-1089. pdf

7- Rivest, L.-P. (1984). Symmetric distributions for dependent unit vectors. Annals of Statistics, 12 (3), 1050-1057. pdf


6- Rivest, L.-P. (1982). Some statistical methods for bivariate circular data. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B-Methodological, 44 (1), 81-90. pdf

5- Rivest, L.-P. (1982). Some asymptotic distributions in the location-scale model. Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 34 (2), 225-239.

4- Rivest, L.-P. (1982). Products of random variables and star-shaped ordering. Revue Canadienne de Statistique, 10 (3),219-23.


3- Rivest, L.-P. (1981). On the sum of contaminated normals. American Statistician, 35 (3), 155-156. pdf

2- Rivest, L.-P. (1981). A probabilistic approach to the convolution transform. Canadian Mathematical Bulletin, 24 (2), 205-211.


1- Doyle, A.-B., Connolly, J. & Rivest, L.-P. (1980). The effect of playmate familiarity on the social interactions of young children. Child Development, 51 (1), 217-223. pdf