Dr Neil Diamond Publications

 

Chapters in Books

1. Sztendur, E.M. and Diamond, N.T., (2001). "Inequalities for the precision of the path of steepest ascent in response surface methodology," in Cho, Y.J, Kim, J.K., and Dragomir, S.S. (eds.) Inequality Theory and Applications Volume 1, Nova Publications.

 

Journal Articles

1. Diamond, N.T., (1991). "Two visits to Wisconsin," Quality Australia, 7, 30-31.
2 Diamond, N.T., (1991). "The use of a class of foldover designs as search designs," Austral. J. Statist, 33, 159-166.
3 Diamond, N.T., (1995). "Some properties of a foldover design," Austral. J. Statist, 37, 345-352.
4 Watson, D.E.R., Hallett, R.F., and Diamond, N.T., (1995). "Promoting a collegial approach in a multidisciplinary environment for a total quality improvement process in higher education, " Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 20, 77-88.
5 Van Matre, J. and Diamond, N.T., (1996). "Team work and design of experiments," Quality Engineering, 9, 343-348.
6 Diamond, N.T., (1999). "Overlap probabilities and delay detonators," Teaching Statistics, 21, 52-53.  Also published in "Getting the Best from Teaching Statistics", one of the best 50 articles from volumes 15 to 21 of Teaching Statistics.
7 Cerone, P. and Diamond, N.T., (2000). "On summing permutations and some statistical properties," The International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 32, 477-485.
8 Behera, J.M., Diamond, N.T., Bhuta, C.J. and Thorpe, G.R.,(2000). "The impact of job assignment rules for straddle carriers on the throughput of container terminal detectors," Journal of Advanced Transportation, 34, 415-454.
9 Sahama, T. and Diamond, N.T., (2001). "Sample size considerations and augmentation of computer experiments," The Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 68, 307-319.
10 Paul, W. and Diamond, N.T., (2001). "Designing a monitoring program for environmental regulation: Part 1-The operating characteristic curve," Water: Journal of Australian Water Association, October 2001, 50-54.
11 Sztendur, E.M. and Diamond, N.T., (2002). "Extension to confidence region calculations for the path of steepest ascent," Journal of Quality Technology, 34, 288-295.
12 Paul, W. and Diamond, N.T., (2002). "Designing a monitoring program for environmental regulation: Part 2-Melbourne Water case study," Water: Journal of Australian Water Association, February 2002, 33-36.
13 Steart, D.C., Greenwood, D.R., Boon, P.I. and Diamond, N.T., (2002) "Transport of leaf litter in upland streams of Eucalyptus and Nothofagus forests in South Eastern Australia," Archiv Für Hydrobiologie, 156, 43-61.
14 Peachey, T. C., Diamond, N. T., Abramson, D. A., Sudholt, W., Michailova, A., and Amirriazi, S. (2008). "Fractional factorial design for parameter sweep experiments using Nimrod/E,"Sci. Program., 16(2-3), 217-230.
15 Sahama, T.R. and Diamond, N.T. (2009) "Computer Experiment-A case study for modelling and simulation of Manufacturing Systems," Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 7(1), 1-8.
16 Booth, R., Brookes, R., and Diamond, N. (2012) " The declining player share of AFL clubs and league revenue 2001-2009: Where has the money gone?," Labour and Industry 22:4, 433-446.
17 Booth, R., Brookes, R., and Diamond, N. (2012) "Theory and Evidence on Player Salaries and Revenues in the AFL 2001-2009," Accepted for publication in Economics and Labour Relations Review.
18 Chambers, J.D., Bethwaite, B., Diamond, N.T., Peachey, T.C., Ambramson, D., Petrou, S., and Thomas, E.A. (2012) "Parametric computation predicts a multiplicative interaction between synaptic strength parameters controls properties of gamma oscillations," Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience Volume 6, Article 53 doi:103389/fncom.2012.00053.
19 de Bruin, C.L., Deppeler, J.M., Moore, D.W., and Diamond, N.T. (2013) "Public school-based interventions for adolescents and young adults with an autism sprectrum disorder: a meta-analysis," Review of Educational Research prepublished 17 September 2013. DOI: 10.3102/0034654313498621

 

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Behera, J., Diamond, N.T., Bhuta, C. and Thorpe, G., (1999). "Simulation: a decision support tool for improving the efficiency of the operation of road vehicles in container terminals," 9th ASIM Dedicated Conference, Berlin, February 2000, 75-86.
  2. Jutrisa, I., Diamond, N.T. and Cerone. P., (1999). "Frame size effects on throughput and return traffic in reliable satellite broadcast transmission, " 16th International Teletraffic Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  3. Diamond, N.T. and Sztendur, E.M. (2002). "The use of consulting problems in introductory statistics classes", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Teaching of Statistics.
  4. Summitt, R.A., Cerone. P., and Diamond, N.T. (2002). "Simulation Reliability Estimation from Early Failure Data, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, 368-390.
  5. Summitt, R.A., Cerone. P., and Diamond, N.T. (2002). "Simulation Reliability Estimation from Early Failure Data II, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, 391-396.
  6. Sahama, T. And Diamond, N.T. (2008). "Computer Experiment-A case study for modelling and simulation of Manufacturing Systems," 9th Global Conference on Manufacturing and Management.
  7. Jackson, M.L., Diamond, N.T., Sztendur E.M., Bruck, D. (2013). "The Role of Sleep Difficulties in the Subsequent Development of Depression and Anxiety in a Longitudinal Study of Young Australian Women, " American Professional Sleep Societies Scientific Meeting, Baltimore, MA (Selected for an Honorable Mention Award) and 25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association, Brisbane, October.

 

Reports

A number of confidential reports for ICI Australia from 1977-1987.

Victoria University

Diamond, N.T (1990). "Professional Experience Program at the Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement," Footscray Institute of Technology.
Bisgaard, S. and Diamond, N.T (1991). "A discussion of Taguchi's methods of confirmatory trials," Report No. 60. Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Diamond, N.T (1996). "Outside Studies Program at the Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement," Victoria University of Technology.
Diamond, N.T (1996). "Statistical Analysis of EPA compliance of the western treatment plant," prepared for Melbourne Water on behalf of Kinhill Engineers.
Diamond, N.T (1996). "Statistical Analysis of EPA compliance of the western treatment plant," prepared for Melbourne Water on behalf of Kinhill Engineers.
Diamond, N.T (1998). "Statistical Analysis of BOD and SS compliance rates and license limits at ETP and WTP," prepared for Melbourne Water.
Diamond, N.T (1998). "Fate of pollutants at WTP-method for determining safety margins," prepared for Egis consulting group.
Bromley, M. and Diamond, N.T (2002). "The manufacture of Laboratory coreboard using various chip furnishes," prepared for Orica adhesives and resins.

Monash University

Hyndman, R.J, Diamond, N.T. and de Silva, A. (2004). "A review of the methodology for identifying potential risky agents," prepared for the Australian Tax Office.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2005). "Sample Size for Maternal and Child Heath Service Evaluation," prepared for the Department of Human Services.
Diamond, N.T. (2005). "Analysis of Customer Satisfaction Survey 2005," prepared for JD Macdonald.
Diamond, N.T. (2005). "Analysis of 2005 Orientation Survey," prepared for Monash Orientation.
Diamond, N.T. (2005). "Analysis of Before and After and Sequential Monadic Concept Consumer Surveys," prepared for IMI-Research.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2005). "The Monash Experience Questionnaire 2003: First Year Students," prepared for CHEQ, Monash University.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2005). "The Monash Experience Questionnaire 2003: The Best and Worst, " prepared for CHEQ, Monash University.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2005). "The Monash Experience Questionnaire 2003: The Best and Worst for First Year Students," prepared for CHEQ, Monash University.
Diamond, N.T. (2005). "Technical Document for DUKC Uncertainty Study," prepared for Port of Melbourne Corporation.
Diamond, N.T. (2005). "DUKC Uncertainty Study-Summary of Results," prepared for Port of Melbourne Corporation.
Diamond, N.T. (2005). "Number of Ship trials for DUKC Uncertainty Study," prepared for Port of Melbourne Corporation.
Diamond, N.T. (2005). "Threshold Criteria for Touch Bottom Probabilities," prepared for Port of Melbourne Corporation.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2006). "The Monash Experience Questionnaire 2005: The Best and Worst," prepared for CHEQ, Monash University.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2006). "The Monash Experience Questionnaire 2005: The Best and Worst for First Year Students," prepared for CHEQ, Monash University.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2006). "The Monash Experience Questionnaire 2005: A Statistical Analysis," prepared for CHEQ, Monash University.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2006). "The Monash Experience Questionnaire 2005: 2005 vs. Pre-2005 Students," prepared for CHEQ, Monash University.
Diamond, N.T. (2006). "Agreement of 110/116 and 111/117 items by Consultant Physicians," prepared for the Australian College of Consultant Physicians.
Diamond, N.T. (2006). "Analysis of Statistical Issues regarding Cornish v Municipal Electoral Tribunal, " prepared for Agricola, Wunderlich & Associates.
Diamond, N.T. (2006). "Analysis of Parks Victoria Staff Allocation," prepared for Parks Victoria.
Diamond, N.T. and Hyndman, R.J. (2006). "Summary of Results of IPL Sales Forecasting Improvement Project," prepared for Incitec Pivot.
Sztendur, E.M. and Diamond, N.T. (2007) "A model for student retention at Monash University", prepared for University retention committee.
Sztendur, E.M. and Diamond, N.T. (2007) "An extension to a model for student retention at Monash University", prepared for University review of coursework committee.
Sztendur, E.M. and Diamond, N.T. (2007) "A model for student academic performance at Monash University", prepared for University review of coursework committee.
Diamond, N.T. (2007). "Analysis of IB student 1st year results at Monash University 2003-2005", prepared for VTAC.
Diamond, N.T. (2008). "Effect of smoking bans on numbers of clients utilising problem gambling counselling and problem gambling financial counselling", prepared for Department of Justice
Diamond, N.T. (2008). "Development of Indices Based Approach for Forecasting Gambling Expenditure at a Local Government Area Level", prepared for Department of Justice
Diamond, N.T. (2008). "Orientation 2007- Analysis of Quantitative results", prepared for University Orientation committee.
Diamond, N.T. (2008). "Orientation 2007- Analysis of Qualitative results, prepared for University Orientation committee.
Diamond, N.T. (2008). "Analysis of Clients presenting to Problem Gambling Counselling Services-2002/03 to 2005/06", prepared for the Department of Justice.
Diamond, N.T. (2008). "Analysis of Clients presenting to Problem Gambling Financial Counselling Services-2001/02 to 2005/06", prepared for the Department of Justice.
Diamond, N.T. (2008). "Analysis of Clients presenting to Problem Gambling Counselling and Problem Gambling Financial Counselling Services-2006/07", prepared for the Department of Justice.
Diamond, N.T. (2008). "The effect of changes to Electronic Gaming Machine numbers on gambling expenditure", prepared for the Department of Justice.
Diamond, N.T. (2009). "Adjustment of Mark Distributions", prepared for the Faculty of Law.
Diamond, N.T. (2009). "Summary of Results for Dyno Nobel Sales Forecasting Improvement Project," prepared for Incitec Pivot.
Diamond, N. and Brooks, R. (2010). "Determining the value of imputation credits: Multicollinearity and Reproducibility Issues", prepared for the Victorian Electricity Distributors.
Booth, R., Diamond, N., and Brooks, R. (2010). "Financial Analysis of Revenues and Expenditures of the AFL and of the AFL Clubs", prepared for the Australian Football League Players' Association.
Diamond, N. and Brooks, R. (2010). "Determining the value of imputation credits: Sample Selection, and Standard Errors", prepared for the Victorian Electricity Distributors.
Diamond, N. and Brooks, R. (2010). "Determining the value of imputation credits: Joint Confidence Region and Other Multicollinearity Issues", prepared for the Victorian Electricity Distributors.
Diamond, N. and Brooks, R. (2010). "Reconstructing the Beggs and Skeels Data Set", prepared for the Victorian Electricity Distributors.
Diamond, N. and Brooks, R. (2010). "Response to AER Final Decision", prepared for the Victorian Electricity Distributors.
Diamond, N. and Sztendur, E. (2011). "The Student Barometer 2010. Faculty Results", prepared for Victoria University (6 reports).
Diamond, N. and Sztendur, E. (2011). "The Student Barometer 2010. Campus Results", prepared for Victoria University.
Diamond, N. and Sztendur, E. (2011). "The Student Barometer 2010. Qualitative analysis of comments", prepared for Victoria University (17 reports).
Diamond, N. and Brooks, R. (2011). `Review of SFG 2011 Dividend Drop-off Study'. prepared for Gilbert and Tobin on behalf of ETSA.
Diamond, N. (2011). `A review of "Using capture-mark-recapture methods to estimate fire starts in the United Energy distribution area", by Rho Environmetrics Pty.Ltd. and John Field Consulting Pty.Ltd', prepared for United Energy.
Diamond, N., Brooks, R., and Macquarie, L. (2013). `Estimation of Fair Value Curves', prepared for APA Group, Envestra, Multinet Gas, and SP AusNet. 7th February 2013.

ESQUANT Statistical Consulting

Diamond, N.T. and Sztendur, E.M. (2013). "Assistance with Data Mining", prepared for confidential accounting firm. 21 January 2013.
Diamond, N.T. (2013). "A review of NERA's analysis of McKenzie and Partington's EGARCH analysis,' prepared for Multinet Gas. 9 April 2013 and 5 August 2013.
Gray, S., Hall, J., Diamond, N., and Brooks, R. (2013). "Assessing the reliability of regression-based estimates of risk ," prepared for Energy Networks Association in conjuction with SFG Consulting and Monash University Statistical Consulting Service. 17 June 2013.
Gray, S., Hall, J., Diamond, N., and Brooks, R. (2013). `The Vasicek adjustment to beta estimation in the Capital Asset Pricing Model," prepared for Energy Networks Association in conjuction with SFG Consulting and Monash University Statistical Consulting Service. 17 June 2013.
Gray, S., Hall, J., Diamond, N., and Brooks, R. (2013). "Comparison of OLS and LAD regression techniques for estimating beta," prepared for Energy Networks Association in conjuction with SFG Consulting and Monash University Statistical Consulting Service. 26 June 2013.
Diamond, N.T. and Young, D. (2013). "Estimating Benchmark Distributions," For Chorus, in conjuction with Competition Economists Group. 2nd September 2013.
Diamond, N.T. (2013). "Design of Sampling and Testing Program for Particleboard & MDF," for Engineered Wood Products Association of Australia. 6 September 2013.
Diamond, N.T. (2013). "Regression Analysis for Credit Rating," For Competition Economists Group. 17 September 2013.
Diamond, N.T. (2013). "Cross-checking of ERA (WA) beta estimates," For Competition Economists Group. 18 September 2013.
Diamond, N.T. and Brooks, R. (2013). "Review of ERA (WA) yield curve analysis," For United Energy and Multinet Gas. 26 September 2013.
M.L. Jackson, E.M. Sztendur, N.T. Diamond, J.E. Byles, D.Bruck. Chronic sleep difficulties in non-depressed young women: a longitudinal population-based investigation. Sleep Medicine 16(9), 2015.

R Packages (Extensions to R Programming Environment)

Diamond, N.T. (2010), VizCompX, http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/VizCompX