• Bevilacqua M., Caamaño-Carrillo C., Gaetan C. On modeling positive continuous data with spatio-temporal dependence. Environmetrics, in press.
  • Wargocki, P., Porras-Salazar, J., Contreras-Espinoza, S., Bahnfleth, W. The relationships between classroom air quality and children’s performance in school. Building and Environment 173, 106749.
  • Baradit, E., Gatica, C., Yáñez, M., Figueroa, J.C., Guzmán, R., Catalán, C. Surface roughness estimation of wood boards using speckle interferometry. Optics and Lasers in Engineering 128, 106009.
  • Nicolis, O., Mateu, J., Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Wavelet-Based Entropy Measures to Characterize Two-Dimensional Fractional Brownian Fields. Entropy 22(2), 196.
  • Di Giorgi, G., Querales, M., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Pereira, D., Hernández-Santoro, C. Sampling Procedure for Establishing Criteria for Sea Urchin (Loxechinus albus) Proportion under the Legal Minimum Length of landings. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 8(2), 102.
  • Caamaño-Carrillo, C., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., González-Navarrete, M., Sanchez, E. Bivariate superstatistics based on generalized gamma distribution. European Physical Journal B, 93 (3), 43.
  • Bevilacqua M., Caamaño-Carrillo, C., Arellano-Valle R.B., Morales-Oñate V. Non-Gaussian Geostatistical Modeling using (skew) t Processes. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 2020, 1–34.
  • González, B. A., Agapito, A. M., Novoa-Muñoz, F., Vianna, J., Johnson, W. E., Marín, J.C. Utility of genetic variation in coat color genes to distinguish wild, domestic and hybrid South American camelids for forensic and judicial applications. Forensic Science International: Genetics 45, 102226.
  • Maleki, M., Wraith, D., Mahmoudi, M.R., Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Asymmetric heavy-tailed vector auto-regressive processes with application to financial data. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 90(2), 324-340.
  • Canales, T.M., Lima, M., Wiff, R., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Cifuentes, U., Styles, J.M. Endogenous, climatic and fishing effects influence on the population dynamics of small pelagic in the Southern Humboldt Current Ecosystem. Frontiers in Marine Science 7, 82.
  • Faouzi, T., Porcu, E., Bevilacqua, M., Kondrashuk, I. Zastavnyi operators and positive definite radial functions. Statistics & Probability Letters, 157, 108620.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Kahrari, F., Cortés, D.D. On the modified skew-normal-Cauchy distribution: properties, inference and applications. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, in press.


  • Bevilacqua, M., Faouzi, T. Estimation and prediction of Gaussian processes using generalized Cauchy covariance model under fixed domain asymptotics. Electronic Journal of Statistics 13(2), 3025-3048.
  • González-Navarrete, M., Lambert, R. The diffusion of opposite opinions in a randomly biased environment. Journal of Mathematical Physics 60(11), 113301.
  • Idrovo-Aguirre, B.J., Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Backcasting cement production and characterizing cement’s economic cycles for Chile 1991-2015. Empirical Economics 57(5), 1829-1852.
  • Hernández-Santoro, C., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Landaeta, M.F. Intraseasonal variability of the sea surface temperature influences phenological decoupling in anchovy (Engraulis ringens). Journal of Sea Research 152, 101765.
  • Díaz Costa, E., Cano, F., Faouzi, T., Caamaño, C. Modelamiento y estimación del índice de impacto de la investigación sobre la docencia. Revista Interuniversitaria de Formación del Profesorado 22, 211-228.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Maleki, M., Cortés, D.D. Skew-Reflected-Gompertz information quantifiers with application to sea surface temperature records. Mathematics 7(5), 403.
  • Wargocki, P., Porras-Salazar, J., Contreras-Espinoza, S. The relationship between classroom temperature and children’s performance in school. Building and Environment 157, 197-204.
  • Gholizadeh, R., Londono, S.L., Barahona, M.J. Expectation Bayesian estimation of system reliability based on failures. Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability21(1), 367-385.
  • Firinguetti-Limone, L., Pereira-Barahona, M. Bayesian estimation of the shrinkage parameter in ridge regression. Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation, in press.
  • Hoseinzadeh, A., Maleki, M., Khodadadi, Z., Contreras-Reyes, J.E. The Skew-Reflected-Gompertz distribution for analyzing symmetric and asymmetric data. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 349, 132-141.
  • Maleki, M., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Mahmoudi, M.R. Robust mixture modeling based on two-piece scale mixtures of normal family. Axioms 8(2), 38.
  • Arellano-Valle, R.B., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Quintero, F.O.L., Valdebenito, A. A skew-normal dynamic linear model and Bayesian forecasting. Computational Statistics 34(3), 1055-1085.
  • Bevilacqua, M., Furrer, R., Faouzi, T., Porcu, E. Estimation and prediction using generalized wendland covariance functions under fixed domain asymptotics. Annals of Statistics 47(2), 828-856.
  • Novoa-Muñoz, F. Simulation of the temperature of barley during its storage in cylindrical silos. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 157, 1-14.
  • Novoa-Muñoz, F. Goodness-of-fit tests for the bivariate Poisson distribution. Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation.


  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., López Quintero, F.O., Yáñez, A.A. Towards age determination of Southern King Crab (Lithodes santolla) off Southern Chile using flexible mixture modeling. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 6(4), 157.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., López Quintero, F.O., Wiff, R. Bayesian modeling of individual growth variability using back-calculation: Application to pink cusk-eel (Genypterus blacodes) off Chile. Ecological Modelling 385, 145-153.
  • Walker, K., Aranis, A., Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Possible criterion to estimate the juvenile reference length of common sardine (Strangomera bentincki) off central-southern Chile. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 6(3), 82.
  • Valderrama, L., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Carrasco, R. Ecological impact of forest fires and subsequent restoration in Chile. Resources 7(2), 26.
  • López Quintero, F.O., Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Estimation for finite mixture of simplex models: applications to biomedical data. Statistical Modelling 18(2), 129-148.
  • Baradit, E., Aguilera, C., Ibáñez, G., Cuevas, A., Yáñez, M. Measurement of Moisture Content in Cardboard Bales by Microwave. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation 37(4), 76.
  • Forcael, E., Risso, L., Álvarez, P., Gómez, N., Orozco, F. Evaluation of the occupational hazard perception of building construction workers from a psychometric paradigm and considering sociodemographic variables. Journal of Construction 17(3), 436-456.
  • Colihueque, N., Estay, F.J., Yáñez, M. Skin spotting variation associated with biometric and reproductive parameters in naturalized populations of rainbow trout, oncorhynchus mykiss, from southern Chile. Ecology Journal 11, 25-37.
  • Porras-Salazar, J.A., Wyon, D.P., Piderit-Moreno, B., Contreras-Espinoza, S., Wargocki, P. Reducing classroom temperature in a tropical climate improved the thermal comfort and the performance of elementary school pupils. Indoor Air 28(6), 892-904.
  • Contreras-Espinoza, S., Novoa-Muñoz, F. Advantages of ordinal alpha versus Cronbach’s alpha, illustrated using the WHO AUDIT test. Pan American Journal of Public Health 42.
  • González-Navarrete, M., Lambert, R. Non-Markovian random walks with memory lapses. Journal of Mathematical Physics 59(11), 113301.


  • Arellano-Valle, R.B., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Stehlík, M. Generalized skew-normal negentropy and its application to fish condition factor time series. Entropy 19(10), 528.
  • López Quintero, F.O., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Wiff, R. Incorporating uncertainty into a length based estimator of natural mortality in fish populations. Fishery Bulletin 115(3), 355-364.
  • López Quintero, F.O., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Wiff, R., Arellano-Valle, R.B. Flexible Bayesian analysis of the von Bertalanffy growth function with the use of a log-skew-t distribution. Fishery Bulletin 115(1), 13-26.
  • Firinguetti, L., Kibria, G., Araya, R. Study of partial least squares and ridge regression methods. Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation 46(8), 6631-6644.
  • Trebilcock, M., Soto-Muñoz, J., Yañez, M., Figueroa-San Martin, R. The right to comfort: A field study on adaptive thermal comfort in free-running primary schools in Chile. Building and Environment 114, 455-469.
  • Colihueque, N., Corrales, O., Yáñez, M. Morphological analysis of Trichomycterus areolatus Valenciennes, 1846 from southern Chilean rivers using a truss-based system (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae). ZooKeys 2017(695), 135-152.
  • Vidal, M.A., Novoa-Muñoz, F., Werner, E., Torres, C., Nova, R. Modeling warming predicts a physiological threshold for the extinction of the living fossil frog Calyptocephalella gayi. Journal of Thermal Biology 69, 110-117.


  • Barahona, M., Rifo, L., Sepúlveda, M., Torres, S. A simulation-based study on Bayesian estimators for the skew Brownian motion. Entropy18(7), 241.
  • Gholizadeh, R., Barahona, M. J., Khalilpour, M. Fuzzy E-Bayesian and hierarchical bayesian estimations on the Kumaraswamy distribution using censoring data. International Journal of Fuzzy System Applications 5(2), 74-95.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Canales, T.M., Rojas, P.M. Influence of climate variability on anchovy reproductive timing off northern Chile. Journal of Marine Systems 164, 67-75.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Analyzing Fish Condition Factor Index Through Skew-Gaussian Information Theory Quantifiers. Fluctuation and Noise Letters 15(2), 1650013.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Cortés, D.D. Bounds on Rényi and Shannon entropies for finite mixtures of multivariate skew-normal distributions: Application to swordfish (Xiphias gladius Linnaeus). Entropy 18(11), 382.
  • Firinguetti, L., Rubio, H., Chaubey, Y.P. A non stochastic ridge regression estimator and comparison with the James-Stein estimator. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods 45(8), 2298-2310.
  • Gantz, A., Yañez, M. Breeding Biology of the Black-Faced Ibis (Theristicus melanopis) in Southern Chile. Waterbirds 39(4), 346-355
  • Gantz, A., Rau, J.R., Sade, S., Yañez, M. Evaluation of two dietary analysis methods applied in the black-faced ibis theristicus melanopis (Gmelin 1789) and the southern lapwing vanellus Chilensis (molina 1782). Gayana 80(1), 61-66
  • Rudolph, E., Colihueque, N., Yañez, M. Morphological and genetic analysis in morphologically divergent river and lake specimens of the freshwater crayfish Samastacus spinifrons (Philippi, 1882) (Decapoda, Parastacidae). Crustaceana 89(8), 877-899.
  • Novoa-Muñoz, F., Jiménez-Gamero, M.D. A goodness-of-fit test for the multivariate Poisson distribution. SORT 40(1), 113-138.
  • González-Navarrete, M. Type-Dependent stochastic Ising model describing the dynamics of a non-symmetric feedback module. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering 13(5), 981-998.
  • González-Navarrete, M., Pechersky, E., Yambartsev, A. Phase Transition in Ferromagnetic Ising Model with a Cell-Board External Field. Journal of Statistical Physics 162(1), 139-161.
  • González-Navarrete, M. La importancia de los supuestos en la creación y resolución de problemas en la teoría de probabilidad. Revista digital Matemática, Educación e Internet 17(1), 1-22


  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Rényi entropy and complexity measure for skew-gaussian distributions and related families. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 433, 84-91.
  • Barra Salazar, A.M., Gómez Fuentealba, N.M. Comparative analysis between state and non-state universities belonging of chilean regarding its strategic direction. Actualidades Investigativas en Educación 15(2), 131-151.
  • Gantz, A., Yañez, M., Orellana, J.I., Sade, S., Valdivia, C.E. Use of tree species by white-throated treerunner (Pygarrhichas albogularis king) in a secondary native forest of Southern Chile. Iheringia – Serie Zoologia 105(2), 193-198.
  • Gantz, A., Sade, S., Yañez, M., Rau, J.R. Temporal variation in the feeding ecology of the black-faced ibis (theristicus melanopis) in pastures of southern Chile. Ornitologia Neotropical 26(4), 311-323.
  • Huerta Riveros, P.C., Contreras Espinoza, S.E., Almodóvar Martínez, P., Navas López, J.E. Impact of gender on business results of the Chilean firms. Revista de Ciencias Sociales 21(3), 373-385.
  • Costa, E.D., Fernández-Cano, A., Faouzi, T., Henríquez, C.F. Validation of the underlying construct in a rating scale to assess the impact of educational research on teaching practice using confirmatory factor analysis. Revista de Investigacion Educativa 33(1), 47-63.


  • Carvajal-Schiaffino, R., Firinguetti-Limone, L. Petri net based modelling of a career syllabus. International Journal of Computers, Communications and Control 9(4), 397-407.
  • Chiang Vega, M.M., Gómez Fuentealba, N. M., Salazar Botello, C.M. Work Satisfaction and Leadership Styles in Public and Private Education Institutions in Chile. Cuadernos de Administración 30(52), 65-74.
  • Barra Salazar, A.M., Gómez Fuentealba, N.M. The Relationship Between Strategic Plan Inputs and Their Results: A Case Study for the State Chilean Universities. Actualidades Investigativas en Educación 14(3), 382-402.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Asymptotic form of the Kullback-Leibler divergence for multivariate asymmetric heavy-tailed distributions. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 395, 200-208.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Arellano-Valle, R.B., Canales, T.M. Comparing growth curves with asymmetric heavy-tailed errors: Application to the southern blue whiting (Micromesistius australis). Fisheries Research 159, 88-94.
  • Novoa-Muñoz, F., Jiménez-Gamero, M.D. Testing for the bivariate Poisson distribution. Metrika 77(6), 771-793.


  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Palma, W. Statistical analysis of autoregressive fractionally integrated moving average models in R. Computational Statistics 28(5), 2309-2331.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Arellano-Valle, R.B. Growth estimates of cardinalfish (Epigonus crassicaudus) based on scale mixtures of skew-normal distributions. Fisheries Research 147, 137-144.
  • Arellano-Valle, R.B., Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Genton, M.G. Shannon Entropy and Mutual Information for Multivariate Skew-Elliptical Distributions. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics 40(1), 42-62.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E. Nonparametric assessment of aftershock clusters of the Maule earthquake Mw=8.8. Journal of Data Science 11 (4), 623-638.
  • Barra, A.M., Gómez, N.M. Analysis of the Organizational Performance through the Gratton Model. Application to an Undergraduate Career of a Chilean Public University. Formacion Universitaria 6(4), 39-48.
  • Gantz, A., Valdivia, C.E., Yañez, M., Sade, S. Allochthonous and autochthonous components from gizzard grit of theristicus melanopis in anthropogenic pastures of southern chile. Gayana 77(1), 21-25.
  • González-Navarrete, M. Propuestas para la enseñanza de las probabilidades: Un ejemplo basado en la educación media chilena. UNIÓN: Revista Iberoamericana de Educación Matemática 36, 145-163


  • Gutierrez Urzua, M., Yanez Alvarado, M., Umana Hermosilla, B. (2012). Analysis of the policy of dividend payout in Chilean firms. Estudios Gerenciales28, 27-42.
  • Contreras-Reyes, J.E., Arellano-Valle, R.B. Kullback-Leibler divergence measure for multivariate skew-normal distributions. Entropy 14(9), 1606-1626.
  • Huerta, P., Contreras, S., lmodóvar, P., Pedraja-Rejas, L. Explanatory factors for business results: A study of Spanish enterprises. Revista Venezolana de Gerencia 17(57), 39-57.


  • Contreras-Reyes, J., Idrovo, B. En busca de un modelo benchmark univariado para predecir la tasa de desempleo de Chile. Cuadernos de Economia 30(55), 105-125.
  • Firinguetti, L., Bobadilla, G. Asymptotic confidence intervals in ridge regression based on the Edgeworth expansion. Statistical Papers 52(2), 287-307.
  • Huerta Riveros, P.C., Pedraja Rejas, L.M., Contreras Espinoza, S.E., Almodóvar Martínez, P. The quality of life at work and its influence on business results. Revista de Ciencias Sociales 17(4), 658-676.


  • Firinguetti, L., Rubio, H. Some asymptotic properties of ridge regression in a system of seemingly unrelated regression equations. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods 37(15), 2433-2446.
  • Zapata, J., Yáñez, M., Rudolph, E. Thecamoebians (Protozoa: Rhizopoda) of the peatland from Puyehue National Park (40°45′ S; 72°19′ W), Chile. Gayana 72(1), 9-17.


  • Rubio, H., Firinguetti, L. The distribution of stochastic shrinkage parameters in Ridge Regression. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods 31(9), 1531-1547.


  • Firinguetti, L., Rubio, H. A note on the moments of stochastic shrinkage parameters in ridge regression. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods 29(3), 955-970.


  • Firinguetti, L. A Generalized Ridge Regression estimator and its finite sample properties. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods 28(5), 1217-1229.


  • Firinguetti, L. Ridge regression in the context of a system of seemingly unrelated regression equations. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation 56(2), 145-162.
  • Barrientos, A., Firinguetti, L. Predicting wages from transformed wage equations. Applied Economics Letters 4(11), 709-710.


  • Crivelli, A., Firinguetti, L., Montaño, R., Muñóz, M. Confidence intervals in ridge regression by bootstrapping the dependent variable: A simulation study. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation 24(3), 631-652.


  • Trier, A., Firinguetti, L. A time series investigation of visibility in an urban atmosphere. Atmospheric Environment 28(5), 991-996


  • Risco, L., Lolas Stepke, F., Firinguetti, L., Sciolla, A. Periodicities in the longitudinal evaluation of affective status. Acta psiquiátrica y psicológica de América latina 39(2), 129-139.


  • Firinguetti, L. The exact properties of the lawless and wang operational ridge regression estimator in a misspecified regression equation. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation 20(2-3), 689-714.


  • Firinguetti, L., Sciolla, A., Lolas, F., Risco, L., Larraguibel, M. ARIMA modelling of chronopsychometric self-evaluation of drive and mood. Archivos de Biología y Medicina Experimentales 23(4), 307-314.


  • Canals, M., Martínez, L., Firinguetti, L. Ecologic dynamics of infectious diseases. II. Periodic recurrence of epidemics. Revista médica de Chile 117(1), 95-100.
  • Canals, M., Martínez, L., Firinguetti, L. Ecologic dynamics of infectious diseases. I. Seasonal variations. Revista médica de Chile 117(1), 87-94.


  • Firinguetti, L. Exact moments of lawless and wang’s operational ridge regression estimator. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods 16(3), 731-745.