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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. Chapter (peer-reviewed)
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    Latent class approaches for modelling multiple ordinal items

    Francis, B., 11/11/2018, ASMOD 2018 : Proceedings of the Advanced Statistical Modelling for Ordinal Data Conference : Naples, 24-26 October 2018 . Capecchi, S., Di Iorio, F. & Simone, R. (eds.). Napoli: FedOAPress, p. 3-13 10 p. 2

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

  3. 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).

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  4. Published

    Changing prevalence of sex offender convictions: disentangling age, period, and cohort effects over time

    Francis, B., Hargreaves, C. & Soothill, K., 15/08/2015, Sex offenders: a criminal career approach. Blokland, A. & Lussier, P. (eds.). Chichester: Wiley, p. 231-256 26 p.

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  5. 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.

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  6. 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.

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  7. Published

    Considering paradigms of crime reduction in different contexts

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 04/2011, National and international perspectives on crime and policing: Towards a coherent strategy for crime reduction in South Africa beyond 2010. Gould, C. (ed.). Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies, p. 1-17 17 p.

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  8. Published

    Blackmail, kidnapping and threats to kill: Chapter 21

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 2010, Handbook on Crime. Brookman, F., Maguire, M., Pierpoint, H. & Bennett, T. (eds.). Cullompton: Willan, p. 393-414 22 p.

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  9. Published

    SIMPLE: Helping to introduce statistics to social science students

    Fritz, C., Francis, B., Morris, P. & Peelo, M., 2010, Responding to the mathematics problem: The implementation of institutional support mechanisms. Marr, C. M. & Grove, M. J. (eds.). Birmingham, UK: The Maths, Stats & OR Network, p. 51-58 8 p.

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  10. Published

    Developing numeracy in criminology students through crime data.

    Humphreys, L. & Francis, B., 2009, CETL-MSOR Conference 2008 Lancaster University 8th – 9th September Conference Proceedings. Green, D. (ed.). Birmingham, U.K.: The Maths, Stats & OR Network, p. 51-56 6 p.

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  11. Published

    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

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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)

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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

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  18. 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

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  19. Published

    The odds in favour of the genitive: a study of gradience in English

    Leech, G., Francis, B. & Xu, X., 1997, The Locus of meaning: papers in honour of Yoshihiko Ikeganu. Yamanaka, K. & Ohori, T. (eds.). Tokyo: Kuroshi

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  20. 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

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  21. 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).

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  22. 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

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  23. 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.

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  24. 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.

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  25. 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

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  26. 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

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  27. 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

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  28. 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.

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  29. 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.

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  30. 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.

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  31. 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.

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  32. 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).

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  33. 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).

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  34. 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.

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  35. 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.

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  36. 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.

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  37. Chapter
  38. Published

    The Fetal Observable Movement System (FOMS)

    Reissland, N., Francis, B. J. & Buttanshaw, L., 6/04/2016, Fetal development: research on brain and behavior, environmental influences and emerging technologies. Reissland, N. & Kisilevsky, B. (eds.). New York: Springer International Publishing, p. 153-175 23 p.

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  39. 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.

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  40. Published

    Measuring accessibility for remote rural populations.

    Kelly, M., Flowerdew, R., Francis, B. J. & Harman, J. C., 2003, Socio-economic applications of geographical information science.. Kidner, D. B., Higgs, G. & White, S. D. (eds.). London: Taylor and Francis, p. 199-222 24 p.

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  41. Published

    Place of final care and death : patterns and preferences among cancer patients in the Morecambe Bay health authority.

    Morris, S. M., Harman, J. C., Gatrell, A. C., Francis, B. J. & Thomas, C., 04/2002, Proceedings of the palliative care congress. Sheffield

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  42. Published

    Murder and serious sexual assault: what criminal histories can reveal about future serious offending. : Supplementary tables

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J., Ackerley, E., Fligelstone, R. & Ranalli, G., 2002, Murder and serious sexual assault : what criminal histories can reveal about future serious offending. 144 ed. London: Home Office, (Police research series paper).

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  43. Published

    The psychosocial needs in cancer: a patient survey.

    McIllmurray, M., Morris, S. M., Thomas, C., Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 10/2000, Proceedings of the 25th ESMO congress. Hamburg

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  44. Published

    What are the 'needs' of cancer patients and their main carers?

    Thomas, C., Morris, S., McIllmurray, M. B., Soothill, K. L., Ledwith, F. & Francis, B. J., 09/1999, Proceedings of the ECCO European Cancer Conference. Vienna

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  45. Published

    The psychosocial needs of cancer patients and their main carers.

    Thomas, C., Morris, S. M., McIllmurray, M. B., Soothill, K. L., Ledwith, F., Francis, B. J. & Al-Hamad, A., 09/1999, Proceedings of the Lancaster University industry conference. Lancaster: University of Lancaster

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  46. 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).

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  47. Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary
  48. Published

    Blackmail

    Francis, B. J., Peelo, M. & Soothill, K., 26/05/2016, Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology. Huebner, B. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press

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  49. Published

    Sexual recidivism

    Francis, B. & Soothill, K., 11/2013, Encyclopedia of criminology and criminal justice. Bruinsma, G. & Weisburd, D. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 4798-4809 12 p.

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  50. Published

    Modeling Microgenetic Data

    Towse, A., Lewis, C. & Francis, B., 2012, Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Seel, N. (ed.). Berlin: Springer, p. 2317-2320 4 p. (Springer Reference).

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  51. Conference contribution/Paper
  52. 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.

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  53. Published

    Resource Discovery For Teaching Datasets

    Hoti - Llabjani, V., Francis, B. & Lancaster, G., 07/2010, ICOTS 8 proceedings: International Conference on Teaching Statistics 2010 Ljubljana, Slovenia. Reading, C. (ed.). Auckland, New Zealand: International Association for Statistical Education, 4 p.

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  54. Published

    Developing Statistical Consultancy Skills In Post-Graduate Students: a case study

    Sharples, S. J., Yeend, E. N., Francis, B., Ridall, G. & Booth, G., 07/2010, ICOTS 8 Proceedings: International conference on Teaching Statistics, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Reading, C. (ed.). Auckland, New Zealand: International Association for Statistical Education, 4 p.

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