Some of my Publications

Publications in Statistics
Publications in Other Fields

Publications in Statistics

2014

Farcomeni, A. and Viviani, S. (2014) Longitudinal quantile regression in presence of informative drop-out through longitudinal-survival joint modeling, arXiv:1404.1175
 

Farcomeni, A. (2014) Robust constrained clustering in presence of entry-wise outliers, Technometrics, 56, 102-111  

Farcomeni, A., Marino, M.F. and Ranalli, M. (2014) Discussion on "Analysis of forensic DNA mixtures with artefacts" by Cowell, Graversen, Lauritzen and Mortera, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series C), to appear
 

Farcomeni, A. (2014) Discussion on "Multiscale change point inference" by Frick, Munk and Sieling, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series B), 76, 546-547
 

Francesco Bartolucci, Alessio Farcomeni (2014) Information matrix for hidden Markov models with covariates, Statistics and Computing, to appear
 

Francesco Bartolucci, Alessio Farcomeni, Fulvia Pennoni (2014) Latent Markov models: a review of a general framework for the analysis of longitudinal data with covariates, TEST, to appear as a discussion paper (with rejoinder to discussants)
 

Cerioli, A., Farcomeni, A., and Riani, M. (2014) Strong consistency and robustness of the Forward Search estimator of multivariate location and scatter, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 126, 167-183
 

2013

Farcomeni, A. and Scacciatelli, D. (2013) Heterogeneity and behavioural response in continuous time capture-recapture, with application to street cannabis use in Italy, Annals of Applied Statistics, 7, 2293-2314 (with supplementary material)
 

Bartolucci, F. and Farcomeni, A. (2013) A discrete time event-history approach to informative drop-out in multivariate latent Markov models with covariates, arXiv:1306.1678
 

Farcomeni, A. (2013) Snipping for robust k-means clustering under component-wise contamination, Statistics and Computing, to appear (with C-within-R sample code)  


Farcomeni, A. and Finos, L. (2013) FDR Control with Pseudo-Gatekeeping Based on a Possibly Data Driven Order of the Hypotheses , Biometrics, 69, 606-613 (with supplementary material and R package someMTP, available on CRAN)
 

Bartolucci, F., Farcomeni, A., Scaccia, L. (2013) A nonparametric multidimensional latent class IRT model in a Bayesian framework, SIS 2013 Statistical Conference - Advances in Latent Variables
 


Bartolucci, F. and Farcomeni, A. (2013) Causal inference in paired two-arm experimental studies under non-compliance with application to prognosis of myocardial infarction, Statistics in Medicine, 32, 4348-4366
 


Cerioli, A., Farcomeni, A. and Riani, M. (2013) Robust distances for outlier free goodness-of-fit testing, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 65, 29-45
 


Bartolucci, F., Farcomeni, A. and Pennoni, F. (2013) Latent Markov Models for Longitudinal Data, Chapman & Hall/CRC Press
 

2012


Alessio Farcomeni and Luca Tardella (2012) Identifiability and inferential issues in capture-recapture experiments with heterogeneous detection probabilities , Electronic Journal of Statistics, 6, 2602-2626
 

Alessio Farcomeni (2012) Generalized Augmentation for Control of the k-Familywise Rate International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research, 1, 113-119
 

A. Farcomeni, S. Arima (2012) A Bayesian autoregressive three-state hidden Markov model for identifying switching monotonic regimes in Microarray time course data Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 11 (4), article 3
 


Bartolucci, F., Scaccia, L. and Farcomeni, A. (2012) Bayesian inference through encompassing priors and importance sampling for a class of marginal models for categorical data, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 56, 4067-4080
 

Farcomeni, A. and Ventura, L. (2012) An overview of robust methods in medical research Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 21, 111-133 

Farcomeni, A. (2012) Quantile Regression for longitudinal data based on latent Markov subject-specific parameters Statistics and Computing, 22, 141-152 

Alessio Farcomeni (2012) Testing supremacy or inferiority of multinomial cell probabilities with application to biting preferences of loggerhead marine turtles, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 41, 34-45
 

2011


Finos, L. and Farcomeni, A. (2011) k-FWER control without multiplicity correction, with application to detection of genetic determinants of multiple sclerosis in Italian twins, Biometrics, 67, 174-181 (with supplementary material and R package someKfwer, available on CRAN)
 

Alessio Farcomeni (2011) Recapture models under equality constraints for the conditional capture probabilities, Biometrika, 98, 237-242
 

Alessio Farcomeni and Sara Viviani (2011) Robust estimation for the Cox regression model based on trimming Biometrical Journal, 53, 956-973
 


Farcomeni, A. and Pacillo, S. (2011) A conservative estimator for the proportion of false nulls based on Dvoretzky, Kiefer and Wolfowitz inequality Statistics & Probability Letters, 81, 1867-1870
 


Farcomeni, A. (2011) Hidden Markov Partition Models Statistics & Probability Letters, 81, 1766-1770
 

Bianca Di Lorenzo, Alessio Farcomeni, Natalia Golini (2011) A Bayesian model for presence-only semicontinuous data, with application to prediction of abundance of Taxus Baccata in two Italian regions Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 16, 339-356
 


Cerioli, A. and Farcomeni, A. (2011) Error rates for multivariate outlier detection, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 55, 544-553
 

Alfo, M. and Farcomeni, A. and Tardella, L. (2011) A three component latent class model for robust semiparametric gene discovery Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 10, art. 7 


Farcomeni, A. Nardi, A. and Fabrizi, E. (2011) Joint analysis of occurrence and time to stability after entrance into the Italian labor market: an approach based on a Bayesian cure model with structured stochastic search variable selection Journal of Applied Statistics, 38, 2627-2646
 

2010

Alessio Farcomeni, Silvia Pandolfi (2010) Bayesian multivariate latent Markov models with an unknown number of regimes, Atti della XLV Riunione Scientifica della SIS, Societa' Italiana di Statistica.
 

Alessio Farcomeni (2010) Bayesian Constrained Variable Selection, Statistica Sinica, 20, 1043-1062 (with supplementary material)
 


Farcomeni, A. and Tardella, L. (2010) Reference Bayesian Methods for Alternative Recapture Models with Heterogeneity, TEST, 19, 187-208
 

Francesco Bartolucci and Alessio Farcomeni (2010) A Note on the Mixture Transition Distribution and Hidden Markov Models Journal of Time Series Analysis, 31, 132-138
 


Alessio Farcomeni and Alessandra Nardi (2010) A Two-Component Weibull Mixture to Model Early and Late Mortality in a Bayesian Framework, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 54, 416-428.
 

2009


Francesco Bartolucci and Alessio Farcomeni (2009) A multivariate extension of the dynamic logit model for longitudinal data based on a latent Markov heterogeneity structure, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 104, 816-831 (with Matlab code)
 


Farcomeni, A. (2009) Robust Double Clustering, Journal of Classification, 26, 77-101
 

Alessio Farcomeni (2009) Generalized Augmentation to control the False Discovery Exceedance in Multiple Testing, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 36, 501-517
 


Sara Viviani, Alessio Farcomeni, Gian Luca Di Tanna, Anna Rita Vestri (2009) Validation of two disease-specific quality of life questionnaires comparing a partial credit model and a latent class model ,Biomedical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology, 3, 79-84.
 

Alessio Farcomeni, Gian Luca di Tanna, Annarita Vestri, Sara Viviani (2009) A study on serum calcium and phosphate in dialysis patients via a mixed effects latent Markov model with two outcomes Biomedical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology, 3, 85-92.
 


Farcomeni, A. (2009) An Exact Approach to Sparse Principal Component Analysis Computational Statistics, 24, 583-604
 


Antonella Cuteri, Gabriella Cuteri and Alessio Farcomeni (2009) Partnership dynamics for young American men: a latent Markov approach, Tech.Rep. 24 Department of Statistics, Sapienza - University of Rome
 

2008


Farcomeni, A. (2008) A Review of Modern Multiple Hypothesis Testing, with particular attention to the false discovery proportion, Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 17, 347-388
 


Bartolucci, F. and Farcomeni, A. (2008) A transition model for multivariate categorical longitudinal data In "Atti della XLIV Riunione Scientifica della SIS", Societa' Italiana di Statistica
 


Farcomeni, A. Nardi, A. and Fabrizi, E. (2008) Bayesian cure-models with a logistic reparameterization, with application to Italian labor market analysis In "Atti della XLIV Riunione Scientifica della SIS", Societa' Italiana di Statistica
 


Farcomeni, A. (2008) Parametric assumptions in single and multiple inference: when should we rely on them? Biomedical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology, 2(1): 57-69.
 

2007


Farcomeni, A. and Vichi, M. (2007) Supervised and Unsupervised Model-Based Multi-Partitioning, Tech. Rep. 13 Department of Statistics, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
 


Farcomeni, A. (2007) Some Results on the Control of the False Discovery Rate under Dependence, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 34, 275-297
 


Alfo, M. and Farcomeni, A. and Tardella, L. (2007) Robust semiparametric mixing for detecting differentially expressed genes in microarray experiments, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 51(11) pp: 5253-5265
 


Farcomeni, A. (2007) Some Finite Sample Properties of Negatively Dependent Random Variables, Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, 77, 145-153
 

2006


Farcomeni, A. (2006) More Powerful Control of the False Discovery Rate under Dependence, Statistical Methods & Applications, 15, 43-73
 


Farcomeni, A. and Tardella, L. (2006) Bayesian Methods for Semiparametric Recapture Models. In "Atti della XLIII Riunione Scientifica della SIS", Societa' Italiana di Statistica.


Farcomeni, A. (2006) Information Maximization in Sparse Principal Components Analysis: An Exact Approach for Sparse and Interpretable Dimension Reduction, Tech.Rep. 10 Department of Statistics, University of Rome "La Sapienza"

2002-2004


Farcomeni, A. (2004) Asymptotic control of the FDR under dependence. In "Atti della XLII Riunione Scientifica della SIS", Societa' Italiana di Statistica. Web reference: http://w3.uniroma1.it/sis/pagina.asp?num=3-11.


Farcomeni, A. (2004) Multiple Testing Procedures Under Dependence, With Applications, Ph.D. Thesis, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilita' e statistiche applicate, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza", published by VDM Verlag
 


Farcomeni, A. (2003) Unified Conditional Frequentist and Bayesian Testing: Computations in Practice and Sample Size Determination, Metron - International Journal of Statistics, vol. LXII, 243-266
 


Farcomeni, A. (2002) Sviluppi dell'impostazione unificante per test bayesiani e frequentisti condizionati, Tech. Rep. Serie E, Dipartimento di Statistica, Probabilita' e statistiche applicate, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza"
 

Publications in Other Fields

2014

Roberto Cangemi, Marco Casciaro, Elisabetta Rossi, Camilla Calvieri, Cinzia M. Calabrese, Gloria Taliani, Marco Falcone, Paolo Palange, Giuliano Bertazzoni, Alessio Farcomeni, Stefania Grieco, Pasquale Pignatelli and Francesco Violi; with the SIXTUS study group (2014) Platelet activation is associated with myocardial infarction in patients with pneumonia, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, to appear  

Basili, F.; Tanzilli, G.; Raparelli, V.; Calvieri, C.; Pignatelli, P.; Carnevale, R.; Dominici, M.; Placanica, A.; Arrivi, A.; Farcomeni, A.; Barilla', F.; Mangieri, E.; Violi, F. (2014) Aspirin reload before elective percutaneous coronary intervention: impact on serum thromboxane B2 and myocardial reperfusion indexes Circulation: Cardiovascular Intervention, to appear  

Rubattu S.; De Giusti M.; Farcomeni A.; Abbolito S.; Comito F.; Cangianiello S.; Greco E.S.; Dito E.; Pagliaro B.; Cotugno M.; Stanzione R.; Marchitti S.; Bianchi F.; Di Castro S.; Battistoni A.; Burocchi S.; Caprinozzi M.; Pierelli G.; Sciarretta S.; Volpe M. (2014) T2238C ANP gene variant and risk of recurrent acute coronary syndromes in an Italian cohort of ischemic heart disease patients Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, to appear  

Attorre, F.; Issa, A.; Malatesta, L.; Adeeb, A.; De Sanctis, M.; Vitale, M. and Farcomeni, A. (2014) Analysing the relationship between land units and plant communities: the case of Socotra island (Yemen) Plant Biosystems, to appear 

2013

Pastori, D.; Carnevale, R.; Cangemi, R.; Saliola, M; Nocella, C., Bartimoccia, S.; Vicario, T.; Farcomeni, A.; Violi, F.; Pignatelli, P. (2013) Vitamin E serum levels and bleeding risk in patients receiving oral anticoagulant therapy. A retrospective cohort study. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2:e000364 

Silvia Stirparo, Alessio Farcomeni, Alessandro Laudani, Giorgio Capogna (2013) Mantaining neonatal normothermia during WHO recommended skin-to-skin contact in the setting of cesarean section under regional anesthesia Open Journal of Anesthesiology, 3, 186-188 

Claudio Sandroni, Fabio Cavallaro, Clifton W. Callaway, Sonia D'Arrigo, Tommaso Sanna, Michael Kuiper, Matteo Biancone, Giacomo Della Marca, Alessio Farcomeni, and Jerry P. Nolan (2013) Predictors of poor neurological outcome in adult comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Part 2: Hypothermia, Resuscitation, 84, 1310-1338 

Longo, B. and Campanale, A. and Farcomeni, A. and Santarelli, F. (2013) Long-term sensory recovery of nipple-areola complex following superior-lateral pedicled reduction mammaplasty Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132, 735e-742e 

R. Cangemi, P. Pignatelli, R. Carnevale, G. R. Corazza, D. Pastori, A. Farcomeni, S. Basili, G. Davi, D. Ferro, W. R. Hiatt, G. Licata, G. Y.H. Lip, L. Loffredo, P. M. Mannucci, A. Vestri, F. Violi (2013) Cholesterol-adjusted vitamin E serum levels are associated with cardiovascular events in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation International Journal of Cardiology, 168, 3241-3247 

F. Santanelli, B. Longo, M. Sorotos, A. Farcomeni and G. Paolini (2013) Flaps survival of skin sparing mastectomies type IV: retrospective cohort study of 75 consecutive cases Annals of Surgical Oncology, 20, 981-989 


Paganin, P., Chiarini, L., Bevivino, A., Dalmastri, C., Farcomeni, A. , Izzo, G., Signorini, A., Varrone, C., Tabacchioni, S. (2013) Vertical distribution of bacterioplankton in Lake Averno in relation to water chemistry FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 84, 176-188
 

Fabio Attorre, Michele De Sanctis, Alessio Farcomeni, Alfredo Guillet, Edoardo Scepia, Marcello Vitale, Francesca Pella, Mauro Fasola (2013) On the use of Spatial Ecological Modelling as a tool for improving the assessment of geographic range size of threatened species Journal for Nature Conservation, 21, 48-55
 

Benedetto Longo, Alessio Farcomeni, Germano Ferri, Antonella Campanale, Micheal Sorotos, Fabio Santarelli (2013) The BREAST-V: a unifying predictive formula for volume assessment in small, medium and large breasts Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 132, 1e-7e
 

M. De Sanctis, A. Adeeb, A. Farcomeni, C. Patriarca, A. Saed, F. Attorre (2013) Classification and distribution patterns of plant communities on Socotra Island, Yemen Applied Vegetation Science, 16, 148-165
 


Piovano, S., Farcomeni, A., Giacoma, C. (2013) Do colours affect biting behaviour in loggerhead sea turtles? Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 25, 12-20
 

2012

P. Gazzaniga, A. Gradilone, E. de Berardinis, C. Nicolazzo, A. Petracca, A. Farcomeni, G. M. Busetto, V. Gentile, L. Frati, E. Cortesi (2012) Prognostic value of circulating tumor cells in non muscle invasive bladder cancer: a cellsearch analysis Annals of Oncology, 23, 2352-2356
 

A. S. Senan, F. Tomasetto, A. Farcomeni, R. K. Somashekar, F. Attorre (2012) Determinants of plant species invasions in an arid island: evidence from Socotra Island (Yemen) Plant Ecology, 213, 1381-1392
 


Piovano, S., Farcomeni, A., Giacoma, C. (2012) Effects of chemicals from longline baits on the biting behaviour of loggerhead sea turtles African Journal of Marine Science, 34, 283-287
 


A. Capalbo, F. Sagnella, R. Apa, A. M. Fulghesu, A. Lanzone, A. Morciano, A. Farcomeni, M. F. Gangale, F. Moro, D. Martinez, F. Spettu, A. Cappai, C. Carcassi, G. Neri, and F. D. Tiziano (2012) The 312N variant of luteinizing hormone/choriogonadotropin receptor gene (LHCGR) confers up to 2.7-fold increase of risk of polycystic ovary syndrome in a Sardinian population Clinical Endocrinology, 77, 113-119
 


Elena Fabrizi, Alessio Farcomeni, Valerio Gatta (2012) Modelling work history patterns in the Italian labour market Statistical Methods & Applications, 21, 227-247
 

Giannelli, V.; Giusto, M.; Farcomeni, A.; Ponziani, F.R.; Pompili, M.; Vigano, R.; Iemmolo, R.M.; Donato, M.F.; Rendina, M.; Toniutto, P.; Pasulo, L.; Morelli, M.C.; De Martin, E.; Miglioresi, L.; Di Paolo, D.; Fagiuli, S. and Merli, M. (2012) Treatment of Hepatitis C recurrence is less successful in female than in male liver transplant recipients Transplant International, 25, 448-454 

2011


Capogna, G. and Camorcia, M. and Stirparo, S. and Farcomeni, A. (2011) Programmed intermittent epidural bolus (PIEB) vs continuous epidural infusion (CEI) for labor analgesia: effects on maternal motor function and labor outcome. A randomized, double blind study on nulliparous women. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 113, 826-831
 

Fabio Attorre, Nadim Taleb, Michele De Sanctis, Alessio Farcomeni, Alfredo Guillet and Marcello Vitale (2011) Developing conservation strategies for endemic tree species when faced with time and data constraints: Boswellia spp. on Socotra island (Yemen), Biodiversity and Conservation, 20, 1483-1499
 

2010

G. Capogna, M. Camorcia, S. Stirparo, G. Valentini, A. Garassino, A. Farcomeni (2010) Multidimensional evaluation of pain during early and late labor: a comparison of nulliparous and multiparous women International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia, 19, 167-170
 


Manuela Merli,Michela Giusto, Federica Gentili, Gilnardo Novelli,Giancarlo Ferretti, Oliviero Riggio, Stefano Ginanni Corradini, Maria Siciliano, Alessio Farcomeni, Adolfo Francesco Attili, Pasquale Berloco, Massimo Rossi (2010) Nutritional Status: its influence on the outcome of patients undergoing liver transplantation, Liver International, 30, 208-214.
 

2009


L. Scarnati, F. Attorre, A. Farcomeni, F. Francesconi and M. De Sanctis (2009) Modelling the spatial distribution of tree species with fragmented populations from abundance data, Community Ecology, 10, 215-224
 

Luca Scarnati, Fabio Attorre, Michele De Sanctis, Alessio Farcomeni, Fabio Francesconi, Marco Mancini, Franco Bruno (2009) A multiple approach for the evaluation of the spatial distribution and dynamics of a forest habitat: the case of Apennine beech forests with Taxus baccata and Ilex aquifolium, Biodiversity and conservation, 18, 3099-3113
 


Elisabetta Ferretti, Enrico De Smaele, Agnese Po, L. Di Marcotullio, Emanuele Tosi, Maria Salome B. Espinola, Concezio Di Rocco, Riccardo Riccardi, Felice Giangaspero, Alessio Farcomeni, Italo Nofroni, Pietro Laneve, Ubaldo Gioia, Elisa Caffarelli, Irene Bozzoni, Isabella Screpanti, Alberto Gulino (2009) MicroRNA profiling in human medulloblastoma , International Journal of Cancer, 124, 568-77
 

2008


Oliviero Riggio, Stefania Angeloni, Filippo Maria Salvatori, Adriano De Santis, Federica Cerini, Alessio Farcomeni, Adolfo Francesco Attili and Manuela Merli (2008) Incidence, natural history and risk factors of hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt with polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent-grafts American Journal of Gastroenterology, 103, 2738-2746
 


Luisa Pirone, Alessandra Bragonzi, Alessio Farcomeni, Moira Paroni, Cristina Auriche, Massimo Conese, Luigi Chiarini, Claudia Dalmastri, Annamaria Bevivino and Fiorentina Ascenzioni (2008) Burkholderia cenocepacia strains isolated from cystic fibrosis patients are apparently more invasive and more virulent than rhizosphere strains. Environmental Microbiology, 10, 2773-2784
 


Mazzaferro, S. Pasquali, M. Farcomeni, A. Vestri, A.R. Filippini, A. Romani, A.M. Barresi, G. and Pugliese, F. (2008) Parathyroidectomy as a therapeutic tool for targeting the recommended NKF-K/DOQI ranges for serum calcium, phosphate and parathyroid hormone in dialysis patients, Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, 2008, 23:2319-2323
 


Farcomeni, A. and Serranti, S. and Bonifazi, G. (2008) Nonparametric analysis of infrared spectra for recognition of glass and ceramic glass fragments in recycling plants, Waste Management, 28: 557-564
 

2006-2007


Valentini A, Biancolella M, Amati F, Gravina P, Miano R, Chillemi G, Farcomeni A, Bueno S, Vespasiani G, Desideri A, Federici G, Novelli G, Bernardini S. (2007) Valproic acid induces neuroendocrine differentiation and UGT2B7 up-regulation in human prostate carcinoma cell line. Drug Metabolism and Disposition, 35, 968-972
 


Amati F, Biancolella M, Farcomeni A, Giallonardi S, Bueno S, Minella D, Vecchione L, Chillemi G, Desideri A, Novelli G. (2007) Dynamic changes in gene expression profiles of 22q11 and related orthologous genes during mouse development Gene, 391, 91-102


Gambardella, S.; Biancolella, M.; D'Apice, M.R.; Amati, F.; Sangiuolo, F.; Farcomeni, A.; Chillemi, G.; Bueno, S.; Desideri, A. and Novelli, G. (2006) Gene expression profile study in CFTR mutated bronchial cell lines, Clinical and Experimental Medicine 6:157-165