Current Research Interests: 

Time Series Analysis and Applied Statistics; Statistical Computing and Symbolic Algebra Computing; Statistical Research Consulting on Biostatistics, Survey and Research Design.

Refereed Journal Publications:

(*Flag co-authors who are the current or former students.)

A Novel Hierarchical Multinomial Approach to Modelling Age-specific Harvest Data 
Khurram Nadeem and Entao Chen and Ying Zhang (2018)
Quantitative Methods in Environmental and Climate Research (Editors: Michela Cameletti and Francesco Finazzi)
The 27th Annual Conference of the International Environmetrics Society.

Nonparametric confidence intervals for location in time series data 
A. Corkum, P. Cabilio and Y. Zhang (2018)
Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation. DOI: 10.1080/03610918.2017.1410710

The Impact of US FDA and Health Canada Warnings Related to the Safety of High-dose Simvas-tatin 
Anand, K., Sketris, I., Zhang Ying, Levy, A., and Gambe, JM (2017)
Drugs - Real World Outcomes. (2017) 4: 215. 

Improved Seasonal Mann-Kendall Test for Trend Analysis in Water Resources Time Series 
Ying Zhang,  Cabilio, P. and Nadeem, K. (2016)
Advances in Times Series Methods and Applications: the A. Ian McLeod Festschrift(Editors: Wai Keung Li, David Stanford, Hao Yu). Fields Institute Communications 78, 215-229

Trends in Statin Use in Seniors 1999 to 2013: Time Series Analysis 
Laura V. Minard, Amber Corkum, Ingrid Sketris, Judith Fisher, Ying Zhang, Ahmed Saleh (2016)
PLOS ONE. July 19, 2016

Integrating Population Dynamics Models and Distance Sampling Data: A Spatial Hierarchical State Space Approach 
Nadeem, K., Moore, J.E., Zhang, Ying and Chipman, H.(2016)
Ecology. Volume 97, Issue 7, Version of Record online: July 1, 2016

Quantitative changes in proteins responsible for flavonoid and anthocyanin biosynthesis in strawberry fruit at different ripening stages: A targeted quantitative proteomic investigation employing multiple reaction monitoring 
Jun Song, Lina Du, Li Li, Wilhelmina Kalt, Leslie Campbell Palmer, Sherry Fill-more, Ying Zhang, ZhaoQi Zhang, XiHong Li (2015)
J Proteomics. 2015 June 3; 122: 110

Bootstrap Rank Test for Trend in Time Series 
Cabilio, P., Zhang, Y. and Chen, X. (2013)
Environmentrics. Volume 24, Issue 8, pages 537549. December 2013

A Generalized Jonckheere Test Against Ordered Alternatives for Repeated Measures in Randomized Blocks 
Zhang, Y. and Cabilio, P. (2013)
Statistics in Medicine. Volume 32, Issue 10, 1635.1645. 2013

Developments in maximum likelihood unit root tests
Y. Zhang, Hao Yu & Ian McLeod(2013)
Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation. Volume 42, Issue 5, 1088-1103

The effect of an educational intervention on meperidine use in Nova Scotia, Canada: a time series analysis 
Fisher, JE; Zhang, Y; Sketris, I; Johnston, G; Burge, F(2011)
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 2011; DOI: 10.1002/pds.2259

A Mixture Distribution Approach to Assessing Medication Refill Compliance 
Y. Zhang, P. Cabilio, M. Grubisic*, and F. Gwadry-Sridhar(2010)
Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research. May 1, 2010, 2(2): 270-278. doi:10.1198/sbr.2009.0060

Test of Concordance between Groups of Incomplete Rankings 
Y. Zhang, J. Bu* and P. Cabilio(2009)
International Journal of Statistical Science. Vol. 9 (Special Issue), September 2009

A framework for planning and critiquing medication compliance and persistence research using prospective study designs
F. Gwadry-Sridhar, Y. Zhang, et al.(2009)
Clinical Therapeutics. Volume 31, Number 2, 421-35

Analysis of the Growth of the Nova Scotia Blanding's Turtle[nbsp]
Y. C. Huang*, Y. Zhang, P. Cabilio, M. Richard*, and T. Herman(2008)
Atlantic Electronic Journal of Mathematics.  Volume 3, Number 1, Winter 2008, pp.18-29

Improved Subset Autoregression: With R Package 
Y. Zhang and A. I. McLeod(2008)
Journal of Statistical Software. Volume 28, Issue 2, Oct 2008

An Additivity of Maximum Expectations and Its Applications 
Y. Zhang, Z. Chen, M. Davison and M. Reesor(2007)
Control Theory and Related Topics . In Memory of Professor Xunjing Li, FudanUniversity, China 3 - 5 June 2005, edited by Shanjian Tang & Jiongmin Yong. pp. 67, World Scientific

Senior Housing: An Inter-Generational Solution 
Y. Zhang and R. J. Brown(2006)
Journal of Housing for the Elderly, Volume 20(1/2), 75-96

Partial Autocorrelation Parameterization for Subset Autoregression 
Y. Zhang and A. I. McLeod(2006)
Journal of Time Series Analysis. Volume 27, No. 4, 599-612

Fitting MA(q) Models in the Closed Invertible Region 
Y. Zhang and A. I. McLeod(2006)
Statistics and Probability Letters. 76, 1331-1334

Computer Algebra Derivation of the Bias of Linear Estimators of Autoregressive Models 
Y. Zhang and A. I. McLeod (2006)
Journal of Time Series Analysis, Volume 27, No 2, 157-165

A Pilot Study to Determine the Impact of a Multi-Disciplinary Educational Intervention in Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure 
Ying Zhang, F. H. Gwadry-Sridhar, J. O. Arnold, J. E. Brown and G. Marchiori(2005)
American Heart Journal. November.

Multiple Choice Randomization 
Ying Zhang, A. I. McLeod and H. Yu(2003)
Journal of Statistics Education (renamed as Journal of Education and Behavior Statistics), Volume 11, Number 1.