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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. 1995
  2. Published

    Statistical modelling: Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling. Innsbruck, Austria, 10-14 July, 1995

    Seeber, G. (ed.), Francis, B. (ed.), Hatzinger, R. (ed.) & Steckel-Berger, G. (ed.), 1995, Berlin: Springer Verlag. 344 p. (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 104)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsAnthology

  3. 1994
  4. Published

    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)

  5. 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)

  6. Published

    Software for routine record linkage in public health.

    Stott, D., Francis, B. & Wain, R., 1994, Current Perspectives in Healthcare Computing 1994: Conference proceedings.. Weybridge: British Journal of Healthcare Computing, p. 681-686

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

  7. 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

  8. Published

    The use of computer corpora in the textual demonstrability of gradience in linguistic categories.

    Leech, G., Francis, B. & Xu, X., 1994, Continuity in Linguistic Semantics. Fuchs, C. & Victorri, B. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 57-76 20 p. (Lingvisticæ Investigationes Supplementa; vol. 19).

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

  9. Published

    Towards a phenomenology of skill.

    Penn, R. & Francis, B., 1994, Skill and occupational change. Penn, R., Rose, M. & Rubery, J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 223-243 21 p. (Social change and economic life initiative).

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

  10. 1993
  11. Published

    Generalised additive models in GLIM4.

    Stasinopoulos, D. M. & Francis, B. J., 1993, In: GLIM Newsletter. 22, p. 30-36 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Geographic influences on the uptake of infant immunisations: 1: concepts, models and aggregate analyses.

    Senior, M. L., New, S. J., Gatrell, T. & Francis, B. J., 1993, In: Environment and Planning A. 25, 3, p. 425-436 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Geographic influences on the uptake of infant immunisations: 2: disaggregate analyses.

    Senior, M. L., New, S. J., Gatrell, T. & Francis, B. J., 1993, In: Environment and Planning A. 25, 4, p. 467-479 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. 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

  15. Published

    The GLIM System: Release 4 Manual

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

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  16. Published

    The research performance of UK universities: a statistical analysis of the results of the 1989 research Selectivity Exercise

    Johnes, J., Taylor, J. & Francis, B., 1993, In: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A Statistics in Society. 156, 2, p. 271-286 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. 1992
  18. Published

    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

  19. 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

  20. 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)

  21. Published

    Medical applications in GLIM4

    Swan, T. & Francis, B., 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)

  22. 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)

  23. Published

    Statistical modelling: a selection of papers from the 6. International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 15-19 July, 1991

    Van Der Heijden, P., Jansen, W., Francis, B. & Seeber, G., 1992, Amsterdam: Elsevier. 354 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  24. 1991
  25. Published

    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

  26. Published

    Factors influencing herbivory by insects on oak trees in pure stands and paired mixtures.

    Moore, R. & Francis, B., 04/1991, In: Journal of Applied Ecology. 28, 1, p. 305-317 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  27. Published

    Effects of over-winter fumigation with sulfur and nitrogen dioxides on biochemical parameters and spring growth in red spruce

    Wolfenden, J., Pearson, M. & Francis, B., 01/1991, In: Plant, Cell and Environment. 14, 1, p. 35-45 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  28. 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

  29. 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)

  30. Published

    Progress towards the early diagnosis of forest decline.

    Wolfenden, J., Cape, J. N., Francis, B., Melhorn, H. & Wellburn, A., 1991, Acid Depositions in Europe: Environmental Effects, Strategies and Policy Options. Chadwick, M. J. & Hutton, M. (eds.). Stockholm: Stockholm Environment Institute, p. 59-79 21 p.

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

  31. 1990
  32. 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)

  33. 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

  34. 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)

  35. 1989
  36. 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

  37. 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)

  38. 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)

  39. Published

    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

  40. 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

  41. 1988
  42. Published

    Prediction of the probability of forest decline damage to Norway spruce using three simple site-independent diagnostic parameters

    Mehlhorn, H., Francis, B. & Wellburn, A., 12/1988, In: New Phytologist. 110, 4, p. 525-534 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  43. Published

    Use of carotenoid ratios, ethylene emissions and buffer capacities for the early diagnosis of forest decline.

    Wolfenden, J., Robinson, D. C., Cape, J. N., Paterson, I. S., Francis, B., Mehlhorn, H. & Wellburn, A., 05/1988, In: New Phytologist. 109, 1, p. 85-95 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Growth responses and delayed winter hardening in Sitka Spruce following summer exposure to ozone.

    Lucas, P., Cottam, D. A., Sheppard, L. J. & Francis, B., 04/1988, In: New Phytologist. 108, 4, p. 495-504 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Statistical Modelling in GLIM

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

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  46. 1987
  47. 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

  48. Published

    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

  49. 1986
  50. 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)

  51. 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)

  52. 1985
  53. Published

    Generalised linear models: proceedings of the second international conference on Generalised Linear Models

    Gilchrist, R., Francis, B. & Whittaker, J., 1985, Berlin: Springer Verlag. 178 p. (Lecture Notes in Statistics; vol. 32)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  54. Published

    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

  55. 1984
  56. 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

  57. 1983
  58. Published

    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

  59. Published

    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

  60. 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

  61. 1982
  62. Published

    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

  63. 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)

  64. 1981
  65. 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

  66. 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

  67. 1979
  68. Published

    Clinical decision making: a study of general surgery within Trent RHA

    Frost, C. E. B. & Francis, B., 1979, In: Social Science and Medicine. 13, 2A, p. 193-198 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  69. 1978
  70. Published

    Comparison of plasma steroid and gonadotrophin profiles in spontaneous cycles in which conception did and did not occur

    Sobowale, O., Lenton, E. A., Francis, B. & Cooke, I. D., 06/1978, In: BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 85, 6, p. 460-467 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  71. 1977
  72. Published

    Physiotherapist's careers

    Ward, A. W. M., Davison, C. & Francis, B., 1977, In: Physiotherapy. 63, p. 314-315 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  73. Published

    Physiotherapists who trained at Sheffield and St. Thomas' Hospital 1952-1970: Centre eight paper

    Ward, A. W. M., Davison, C. & Francis, B., 1977, In: Health and Social Services Journal. 87, 4567, p. F17-F24 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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