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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. Published

    Introducing the Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre – a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).

    Abram, B. & Francis, B., 07/2007, In: MSOR Connections. 7, 2, p. 11-15 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  2. Published

    Homicide and the media: identifying the top cases in The Times

    Ackerley, E., Peelo, M. T., Francis, B. J., Soothill, K. & Pearson, J., 1/12/2002, In: The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 41, 5, p. 401-421 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Profiles of crime recruitment: changing patterns over time.

    Ackerley, E., Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 8/04/2004, In: British Journal of Criminology. 44, 3, p. 401-418 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    When do sex offenders stop offending?

    Ackerley, E., Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 1998, In: Home Office Research Bulletin. 39, p. 51-58 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Fitting overdispersed generalized linear models by non-parametric maximum likelihood.

    Aitkin, M. & Francis, B. J., 1995, In: GLIM Newsletter. 25, p. 37-45 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Statistical modelling in GLIM4

    Aitkin, M., Francis, B. J. & Hinde, J., 05/2005, 2nd ed. ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 572 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

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    Statistical modelling in R

    Aitkin, M., Francis, B., Hinde, J. & Darnell, R., 2009, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 568 p. (Oxford Statistical Science Series)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

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    Fitting the Multinomial model with continuous covariates in GLIM.

    Aitkin, M. & Francis, B., 06/1992, In: Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 14, 1, p. 89-97 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Statistical Modelling in GLIM

    Aitkin, M., Anderson, D., Francis, B. & Hinde, J., 1988, Oxford: Clarendon Press. 374 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

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    Une étude comparative d'analyses des correspondances ou de classifications et des modèles de variables latentes ou de classes latentes

    Aitkin, M., Francis, B. & Raynal, N., 1987, In: Revue de Statistique Appliquée. 35, 3, p. 53-82 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    A reanalysis of the Stanford heart transplant data

    Aitkin, M., Laird, N. & Francis, B., 06/1983, In: Journal of the American Statistical Association. 78, 382, p. 264-274 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    A reanalysis of the Stanford heart transplant data: a rejoinder

    Aitkin, M., Laird, N. & Francis, B., 06/1983, In: Journal of the American Statistical Association. 78, 382, p. 291-292 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Interactive regression modelling

    Aitkin, M. & Francis, B., 06/1982, In: Biometrics. 38, 2, p. 511-513 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Statistical modelling of the group structure of social networks

    Aitkin, M., Vu, D. & Francis, B., 07/2014, In: Social Networks. 38, p. 74-87 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    A new Bayesian approach for determining the number of components in a finite mixture

    Aitkin, M., Vu, D. & Francis, B., 21/08/2015, In: Metron. 73, 2, p. 155-175 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Statistical modelling of a terrorist network

    Aitkin, M., Vu, D. & Francis, B. J., 06/2017, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 180, 3, p. 751-768 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Rejoinder

    Aitkin, M., Laird, N. & Francis, B., 1/01/1983, In: Journal of the American Statistical Association. 78, 382, p. 291-292 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    The impact of peatland drain-blocking on dissolved organic carbon loss and discolouration of water : results from a national survey.

    Armstrong, A., Holden, J., Kay, P., Francis, B., Foulger, M., Gledhill, S., McDonald, A. & Walker, A., 5/02/2010, In: Journal of Hydrology. 381, 1-2, p. 112-120 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Controls over nutrient dynamics in overland flows on slopes representative of agricultural land in North West Europe

    Armstrong, A., Quinton, J. N., Francis, B., Heng, B. C. P. & Sander, G. C., 15/08/2011, In: Geoderma. 164, 1-2, p. 2-10 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Patterns of infant mortality in rural England and Wales, 1850-1910

    Atkinson, P. D., Francis, B. J., Gregory, I. N. & Porter, C., 1/11/2017, In: Economic History Review. 70, 4, p. 1268-1290 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Spatial modelling of rural infant mortality and occupation in nineteenth-century Britain

    Atkinson, P. D., Francis, B. J., Gregory, I. N. & Porter, C., 26/04/2017, In: Demographic Research. 36, p. 1337-1360 24 p., 44.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Statistical challenges of administrative and transaction data: Contribution to discussion

    Babb, P., Zhang, L-C., Allin, P., Wallgren, A., Wallgren, B., Blunt, G., Garrett, A., Murtagh, F., Smith, P. W. F., Elliott, D., Nason, G., Powell, B., Moore, J. C., Durrant, G. B., Smith, P. W. F., Smith, P. A., Chambers, R. L., Herzberg, A. M., Pilling, M., Appleby, W. & 36 others, Barnett, A., Bhansali, R., Bharadwaj, N., Dong, Y., van den Brakel, J. A., Budd, L., Doidge, J., Gilbert, R., Francis, B., Frisoli, K., Nugent, R., Garcia Perez, F. J., Lara, L., Porcu, E., Henry, S., Hunt, I., Ieva, F., Gasperoni, F., Jansson, I., Kumar, K., Longford, N., Manninen, A., Mateu, J., McNicholas, P. D., McNicholas, S. M., Tait, P. A., Mehew, J., Oberski, D. L., Ruiz, M., Yohai, V. J., Zamar, R., Stehlik, M., Stehlikova, S., Nunez Soza, L., Towers, J. & Wijayatunga, P., 06/2018, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 181, 3, p. 578-605 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

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    GLIM 3.77 User Guide

    Baker, R., Clarke, M., Francis, B., Green, M., Nelder, J., Payne, C. & Webb, J., 1985, Oxford: Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG).

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  24. Published

    SABRE 2.0: software for the analysis of binary recurrent events.

    Barry, J., Francis, B. & Davies, R., 1989, Statistical modelling: proceedings of GLIM 89 and the 4th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Decarli, A., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Seeber, G. (eds.). Berlin: Springer-Verlag, (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 57).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  25. Published

    Nursing the statistics: a demonstration study of nurse turnover and retention

    Barry, J., Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 07/1989, In: Journal of Advanced Nursing. 14, 7, p. 528-535 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Robust maximum likelihood estimation of latent class models

    Bartolucci, F., Francis, B., Pandolfi, S. & Pennoni, F., 07/2015, Proceedings of the 30th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling: Proceedings Volume 1. Friedl, H. & Wagner, H. (eds.). Linz, Austria: johannes Kepler University, Linz, p. 94-99 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

  27. Published

    Downs-Syndrome - prevalence and ionizing-radiation in an area of north-west England, 1957-1991.

    Bound, J. P., Francis, B. J. & Harvey, P. W., 04/1995, In: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 49, 2, p. 164-170 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  28. Published

    Neural tube defects 1974-96: down but not out.

    Bound, J. P., Francis, B. J. & Harvey, P. W., 05/1997, In: Archives of Disease in Childhood. 76, 3, p. F214

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Involvement of deprivation and environmental lead in neural tube defects: a matched case-control study.

    Bound, J. P., Harvey, P. W., Francis, B. J., Awwad, F. & Gatrell, T., 02/1997, In: Archives of Disease in Childhood. 76, 2, p. 107-112 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Neural tube defects, maternal cohorts and age: a pointer to etiology.

    Bound, J. P., Francis, B. & Harvey, P. W., 10/1991, In: Archives of Disease in Childhood. 66, 10, p. 1223–1226 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Seasonal prevalence of major congenital malformations in the Fylde of Lancaster 1957-1981

    Bound, J. P., Harvey, P. W. & Francis, B., 1989, In: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 43, 4, p. 330-342 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Modelling Change: New Opportunities in the Analysis of Microgenetic Data.

    Cheshire, A., Muldoon, K. P., Francis, B., Lewis, C. N. & Ball, L. J., 02/2007, In: Infant and Child Development. 16, 1, p. 119-134 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  33. Published

    An upbringing to violence? identifying the likelihood of violent crime among the 1966 birth cohort in Denmark.

    Christoffersen, M. N., Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 2003, In: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 14, 2, p. 367-381 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Risk factors for a first-time drink-driving conviction among young men: a birth cohort study of all men born in Denmark in 1966.

    Christoffersen, M. N., Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 06/2008, In: Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 34, 4, p. 415 - 425 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  35. Published

    Violent Life Events and Social Disadvantage: A Systematic Study of the Social Background of Various Kinds of Lethal Violence, Other Violent Crime, Suicide, and Suicide Attempts

    Christoffersen, M. N., Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 2007, In: Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention. 8, 2, p. 157-184 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Who is most at risk of becoming a convicted rapist? the likelihood of a rape conviction among the 1966 birth cohort in Denmark

    Christofferson, M. N., Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 06/2005, In: Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention. 61, 1, p. 39-56 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    The use of computerised records in a university student counselling service

    Corless, C., Francis, B. & Rogers, R., 1984, In: Counselling : the Journal of the British Association for Counselling. 49, p. 7-12 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Gender, ethics and social work : An international study of students' perceptions at entry into social work education

    D'Cruz, H., Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Christie, A., 04/2002, In: International Social Work. 45, 2, p. 149-165 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Fitting bilinear models in GLIM.

    de Falguerolles, A. & Francis, B. J., 1995, In: GLIM Newsletter. 25, p. 9-20 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Algorithmic approaches to fitting bilinear models for two-way contingency tables.

    de Falguerolles, A. & Francis, B., 1994, New Approaches in Classification and Data Analysis: Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization. Diday, E., Lechevallier, Y., Schader, M., Bertrand, P. & Burtschy, B. (eds.). Berlin: Springer Verlag, p. 518-524 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  41. Published

    Fitting power models to two-way contingency tables.

    de Falguerolles, A. & Francis, B., 1994, Compstat 1994: Proceedings in Computational Statistics: 11th Symposium held in Vienna, Austria, 1994. Dutter, R. & Grossman, W. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 470-475 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  42. Published

    Algorithmic approaches for fitting bilinear models.

    de Falguerolles, A. & Francis, B., 1992, Computational Statistics Vol. 1: COMPSTAT Proceedings of the 10th Symposium on Computational Statistics, Neuchatel, Switzerland, August 199. Dodge, Y. & Whittaker, J. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  43. Published

    A paired comparison approach for the analysis of sets of Likert-scale responses.

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B., Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W., 04/2007, In: Statistical Modelling. 7, 1, p. 3 - 28

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Modelling repeated paired comparisons: an example from the British Household Panel Study

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B. & Katzenbeisser, W., 2003, Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Leuven, Belgium. Verbeke, G., Molenberghs, G., Aerts, M. & Fieuws, S. (eds.). Leuven: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, p. 119-124 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  45. Published

    On the treatment of missing observations in paired comparisons experiments

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B., Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W., 2007, Proceedings of the 22nd International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Barcelona, 2-6 July 2007 . del Castillo, J., Espinal, A. & Puig, P. (eds.). Barcelona: l'Institut d'Estadistica de Catalunya, p. 215-220 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  46. Published

    Modelling dependency in multivariate paired comparisons: a log-linear approach.

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B., Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W., 09/2006, In: Mathematical Social Sciences. 52, 2, p. 197-209 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Missing observations in paired comparison data

    Dittrich, R., Francis, B., Hatzinger, R. & Katzenbeisser, W., 04/2012, In: Statistical Modelling. 12, 2, p. 117-143 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  48. Published

    Effects of finger markers on the kinematics of reaching movements in young children and adults.

    Domellof, E., Hopkins, B., Francis, B. & Ronnqvist, L., 11/2007, In: Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 23, 4, p. 315 - 321 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  49. Published

    Non-parametric hazard versus non-parametric frailty distribution in modelling recurrence of breast-cancer.

    dos Santos, D. M., Davies, R. B. & Francis, B. J., 1/10/1995, In: Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 47, 1-2, p. 111-127 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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  51. Published

    Changing crime-mix patterns of offending over the life course: a comparative study in England & Wales and the Netherlands.

    Elliott, A., Francis, B. J., Soothill, K. L. & Blokland, A., 6/03/2017, The Routledge Handbook of Life-Course Criminology. Blokland, A. & van der Geest, V. (eds.). London: Routledge, (Routledge International Handbooks).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  52. Published

    Competing risks, persistence and desistance in analyzing recidivism.

    Escarela, G., Francis, B. J. & Soothill, K. L., 12/2000, In: Journal of Quantitative Criminology. 16, 4, p. 385-414 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  53. Published

    Advances in GLIM and Statistical Modelling: Proceedings of the GLIM92 Conference and the 7th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling

    Fahrmeir, L., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Tutz, G., 1992, Berlin: Springer Verlag. 225 p. (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 78)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  54. Published

    The standard spending assessment as a measure of spending needs in a non-metropolitan district.

    Flowerdew, R., Francis, B. J. & Lucas, S., 1994, In: Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 12, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  55. Published

    Health and education expenditure in the United Kingdom: what priority?

    Forster, D. P., Francis, B., Frost, C. E. B. & Heath, P. J., 03/1981, In: Health Policy and Education. 2, 1, p. 77-84 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  56. Published

    A study of domiciliary physiotherapy in general practice

    Forster, D. P., Francis, B., Frost, C. E. B. & Armstrong, W. D., 1981, In: Community Medicine. 3, p. 14-24 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  57. Published

    Explaining changing patterns of crime: a focus on burglary and age-period-cohort models

    Francis, B. & Soothill, K. J., 2005, Questioning crime and criminology. Peelo, M. & Soothill, K. (eds.). Cullompton: Willan, p. 102-119 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  58. Published

    A new approach for ranking crime seriousness : the use of paired comparison methodology.

    Francis, B. J., Soothill, K. L. & Dittrich, R., 2001, In: British Journal of Criminology. 41, 4, p. 726-737 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  59. Published

    Does sex offending lead to homicide?

    Francis, B. J. & Soothill, K. L., 04/2000, In: Journal of Forensic Psychology. 11, 1, p. 49-61 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  60. Published

    Statistical modelling of university conditional offer requirements.

    Francis, B. J., Barry, J. & Fulton, O., 1993, In: Studies in Higher Education. 18, 1, p. 27-42 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  61. Published

    Visualisation of event histories.

    Francis, B. J. & Fuller, M., 1996, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 159, 2, p. 301-308 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Identifying patterns of offending behaviour: a new approach to typologies of crime.

    Francis, B. J., Fligelstone, R. & Soothill, K., 2004, In: European Journal of Criminology. 1, 1, p. 48-87 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  63. Published

    A latent Markov model for detecting patterns of criminal activity.

    Francis, B. J., Bartolucci, F. & Pennoni, F., 01/2007, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 170, 1, p. 115-132 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  64. Published

    Multiple cohort data, delinquent generations and criminal careers.

    Francis, B. J., Ackerley, E. & Soothill, K., 05/2004, In: Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. 20, 2, p. 103-126 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  65. Published

    Estimation issues and generational changes in modelling criminal career length

    Francis, B. J., Piquero, A. R. & Soothill, K., 01/2007, In: Crime and Delinquency. 53, 1, p. 84-105 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  66. Published

    Analysing partial ranks by using smoothed paired comparison methods: an investigation of value orientation in Europe.

    Francis, B., Dittrich, R., Hatzinger, R. & Penn, R. D., 1/07/2002, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics). 51, 3, p. 319-336 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  67. Published

    Bertin, Lexis and the graphical representation of event histories.

    Francis, B. & Pritchard, J., 06/1998, In: Bulletin du Comite Francais de Cartographie. 156, p. 80-88 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  68. Published

    Using homicide data to assist murder investigations.

    Francis, B., Barry, J., Bowater, R., Miller, N., Soothill, K. & Ackerley, E., 2004, London: Home Office, 58 p. (Home Office Online Report ; vol. 26/04).

    Research output: Working paper

  69. Published

    Modeling heterogeneity in ranked responses by nonparametric maximum likelihood: How do Europeans get their scientific knowledge?

    Francis, B., Dittrich, R. & Hatzinger, R., 2010, In: Annals of Applied Statistics. 4, 4, p. 2181-2202 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  70. Published

    Conceptualising recidivism for prediction and risk

    Francis, B., 05/2011, Recidivism and Reoffending in South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Open Society Foundation, p. 16-21 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  71. Published

    Criminal Lifestyle Specialization: Female Offending in England and Wales

    Francis, B., Liu, J. & Soothill, K., 06/2010, In: International Criminal Justice Review. 20, 2, p. 188-204 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    When do ex-offenders become like non-offenders?

    Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 2009, In: The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 48, 4, p. 373-387 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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    Using the Offenders Index to investigate patterns of offending.

    Francis, B., Liu, J. & Soothill, K., 2008, Proceedings of the 13th Government Statistical Service methodology conference. London: Office of National Statistics, UK

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paperpeer-review

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    The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre CETL: building trust and statistical skills across disciplines

    Francis, B., Abram, B. & Peelo, M., 2007, CETL-MSOR Conference 2006 Loughborough University 11th – 12th September Conference Proceedings. Green, D. (ed.). Birmingham, UK: The Maths, Stats & OR Network

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  75. Published

    Predicting Reconviction Rates in Northern Ireland

    Francis, B., Harman, J. & Humphreys, L., 2005, Belfast: Northern Ireland Office. 16 p. (Research and Statistical Bulletin; vol. 2005, no. 7/2005)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  76. Published

    The Police National Computer and the Offenders Index: can they be combined for research purposes? Full Report

    Francis, B. & Crosland, P., 2002, London: Home Office. 92 p. (Home Office Online Report; vol. 04/02)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

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    The Police National Computer and the Offenders Index: can they be combined for research purposes?

    Francis, B., Crosland, P. & Harman, J., 2002, Home Office. 4 p. (Home Office Research Findings; no. 170)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  79. Published

    Developing Measures of Severity and Frequency of Reconviction

    Francis, B., Soothill, K., Humphreys, L. & Cutajar Bezzina, A., 2005, 86 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  80. Published

    Visualisation of historical events using Lexis pencils: a case study

    Francis, B. & Pritchard, J., 1998, Case studies of visualisation in the social sciences: technical report. Unwin, D. & Fisher, P. (eds.). Bristol: JISC Advisory group on Computer Graphics, 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  81. Published

    The use of visualisation in the examination of work and life histories

    Francis, B., 1997, Visualization and modelling. Earnshaw, R., Vince, J. & Jones, H. (eds.). New York: Academic Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  82. Published

    The use of visualisation in the examination of categorical event histories.

    Francis, B., Fuller, M. & Pritchard, J., 1998, Visualisation of Categorical Data. Blasius, J. & Greenacre, M. (eds.). New York: Academic Press

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  83. Published

    The GLIM System: Release 4 Manual

    Francis, B., Green, M. & Payne, C., 1993, Oxford: Clarendon Press. 840 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  84. Published

    Random effects models for ranked data: an example from a survey of student social workers

    Francis, B. & Dittrich, R., 2000, Social science methodology in the new millennium : proceedings of the fifth international conference on logic and methodology [CDROM]. Blasius, J. (ed.). Cologne: German Social Science Infrastructure Services (GESIS)

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  85. Published

    Model fitting applications in GLIM4

    Francis, B., Green, M. & Clarke, M., 1992, Advances in GLIM and Statistical Modelling. Fahrmeir, L., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Tutz, G. (eds.). Berlin: Springer Verlag

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  86. Published

    NHS nursing: Vocation, career or just a job? An application of latent class analysis.

    Francis, B., Peelo, M. & Soothill, K., 1991, Themes and Perspectives in Nursing. Soothill, K., Hendry, C. & Kendrick, K. (eds.). London: Chapman and Hall, p. 56-75 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  87. Published

    NHS nursing: vocation, career or just a job? An application of latent class analysis.

    Francis, B., Peelo, M. & Soothill, K., 1996, Themes and Perspectives in Nursing. Soothill, K., Hendry, C. & Kendrick, K. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. London: Chapman and Hall, p. 56-75

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  88. Published

    Homicide in England and Wales

    Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 01/2012, Handbook of European homicide research: patterns, explanations, and country studies. Liem, M. & Pridemore, W. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 287-300 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  89. Published

    Visualization of criminal careers

    Francis, B. & Pritchard, J., 28/02/2000, Visual Data Exploration and Analysis VII. Erbacher, R. F., Chen, P. C., Roberts, J. C. & Wittenbrink, C. M. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 3960. p. 96-105 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  90. Published

    A remark on algorithm AS121 - The Trigamma Function,

    Francis, B., 1991, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics). 40, 3, p. 514-515 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  91. Published

    Graphical representation of work histories

    Francis, B., Barry, J. & Walby, S., 1990, In: Quaderni di Statistica e Matematica Applicata alle scienze Economico-Sociali. 12, 1, p. 66-74 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  92. Published

    Software for logistic-normal mixture models

    Francis, B. & Barry, J., 1990, COMPSTAT90: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Computational Statistics. Momirovic, K. & Mildner, V. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 39-40 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  93. Published

    GLIM4 - developments in model fitting

    Francis, B., Green, M. & Bradley, M., 1990, COMPSTAT90: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Computational Statistics. Momirovic, K. & Mildner, V. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 323-326 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  94. Published

    Statistical modelling: proceedings of GLIM 89 and the 4th Internat. Workshop on Statist. Modelling held in Trento, Italy, July 17-21, 1989

    Francis, B., Decarli, A., Gilchrist, R. & Seeber, G., 1989, Berlin: Springer Verlag. 343 p. (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 57)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  95. Published

    GLIM4: structure and development

    Francis, B., Green, M. & Bradley, M., 1989, Statistical Modelling: Proceedings of GLIM 89 and the 4th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Decarli, A., Francis, B., Gilchrist, R. & Seeber, G. (eds.). Berlin: Springer-Verlag, (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 57).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  96. Published

    GLIM3.77 Macro Library Handbook. Software and documentation. Release 1.1 of Library

    Francis, B., 1987, Oxford: Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG).

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  97. Published

    Teaching computational statistics on workstations

    Francis, B. & Whittaker, J., 1986, COMPSTAT 86 : Proceedings in Computational Statistics, Seventh Symposium. Rizzi, A. & Vichi, M. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 477-482 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  98. Published

    Fitting correspondence analysis models in GLIM.

    Francis, B. & Saint Pierre, J., 1986, COMPSTAT 86 : Proceedings in Computational Statistics, Seventh Symposium. Rizzi, A. & Vichi, M. (eds.). Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, p. 255-256 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  99. Published

    GLIM: a developing system

    Francis, B., Hinde, J. & Slater, M., 1982, Computer Science and Statistics: proceedings of the 14th Symposium on the Interface. Heiner, K., Sacher, R. & Wilkinson, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Verlag, p. 190-201 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  100. Published

    Experiences of peer review in an international context – the EUROCORES HumVIB programme

    Francis, B., 2008. 0 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

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