Guogen Shan, UNLV

Contact Information

  • Guogen Shan, PhD
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
    School of Community Health Sciences
    4505 S Maryland Parkway, Box 453064
    Las Vegas, NV 89154
    Office: 702-895-4413
    Fax: 702-895-5573
    Email: guogen.shan@unlv.edu
  • Research Interest

  • Adaptive Clinical trials; Adaptive two stage designs; Exact test; Confidence interval; Categorical data analysis; Empirical likelihood; Nonparametric method; Youden Index; ROC; Copula.
  • Books

    Exact Statistical Inference for Categorical Data, 1st Edition (Guogen Shan, 2016) Available from:    Amazon: Link    Elsevier Store: Link

    Selected Publications

      2016

    1. Guogen Shan and Changxing Ma (2016). Unconditional tests for comparing two ordered multinomials. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 25(1), 241-254.
    2. Guogen Shan, Gregory Wilding, Alan Hutson, and Shawn Gerstenberger (2016). Optimal adaptive two-stage designs for early Phase II clinical trials. Statistics in Medicine. 35(8), 1257-1266.
    3. Guogen Shan (2016). Exact confidence intervals for randomized response strategies. Journal of Applied Statistics. 43(7), 1279-1290.
    4. 2015

    5. Weizhen Wang and Guogen Shan (2015). Exact confidence intervals for the relative risk and the odds ratio. Biometrics. 71, 985-995.
    6. Guogen Shan (2015). Exact unconditional testing procedures for comparing two independent Poisson rates. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. 85(5): 947-955.
    7. Guogen Shan and Gregory Wilding (2015). Unconditional tests for association in 2 by 2 contingency tables in the total sum fixed design. Statistica Neerlandica. 69 (1): 67-83.
    8. Guogen Shan (2015). Improved confidence intervals for the Youden Index. PLOS ONE. 10(7): e0127272.
    9. 2014

    10. Guogen Shan and Changxing Ma (2014). Exact methods for testing the equality of proportions for binary clustered data from otolaryngologic studies. Statistics in Biopharmaceutical Research. 6(1), 115-122.
    11. Guogen Shan (2014). Exact approaches for testing non-inferiority or superiority of two incidence rates. Statistics and Probability Letters, 85 129-134.
    12. Gregory Wilding, Joseph Consiglio and Guogen Shan (2014). Exact approaches for testing hypotheses based on the intra-class kappa coefficient. Statistics in Medicine, 33, 2998-3012.
    13. Guogen Shan, Gregorey E. Wilding (2014). Powerful exact unconditional tests for agreement between two raters with binary endpoints. PLoS ONE 9(5): e97386.
    14. Joseph Consiglio, Guogen Shan, and Gregory Wilding (2014). A Comparison of Exact Tests for Trend with Binary Endpoints using Bartholomew's Statistic. International Journal of Biostatistics.10, 221-230.
    15. 2013

    16. Guogen Shan. More efficient unconditional tests for exchangeable binary data with equal cluster sizes. Statistics and Probability Letters. Volume 83, Pages 644-649, 2013.
    17. Guogen Shan, Changxing Ma, Alan D. Hutson, Gregory E. Wilding. Some tests for detecting trends based on the modified Baumgartner-Weiβ-Schindler statistics Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. Volume 57, pages 246-261, 2013.
    18. Guogen Shan. A note on exact conditional and unconditional tests for Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium. Human Heredity. Volume 76, Pages 10-17, 2013.
    19. Guogen Shan, Changxing Ma, Alan D. Hutson, Gregory E. Wilding. Randomized two-stage phase II clinical trial designs based on Barnard’s exact test. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics. Volume 23, pages 1081-1090, 2013.
    20. Guogen Shan Weizhen Wang. ExactCIdiff: An R Package for Computing Exact Confidence Intervals for the Difference of Two Proportions. The R Journal. 5(2), Pages 62-71, 2013.
    21. 2012

    22. Gregory E. Wilding, Guogen Shan, Alan D. Hutson. Exact two-stage designs for phase II activity trials with rank-based endpoints. Contemporary Clinical Trials, Volume 33, Issue 2, 2012, Pages 332-341.
    23. Guogen Shan, Changxing Ma, Alan D. Hutson, Gregory E. Wilding. An efficient and exact approach for detecting trends with binary endpoints. Statistics in Medicine, Volume 31, Issue 2, pages 155-164, 2012.
    24. Guogen Shan, Alan D. Hutson and Gregory E. Wilding. Two-stage k-sample designs for the ordered alternative problem. Pharmaceutical Statistics, Volume 11, Issue 4, pages 287-294, 2012.

    Technique Report

  • (2012) More efficient unconditional tests for exchangeable binary data with equal cluster sizes
  • (2014) A better confidence interval for the sensitivity at a fixed level of specificity for diagnostic tests with continuous endpoints
  • (2014) Powerful exact unconditional tests for agreement between two raters with binary endpoints, PLoS ONE, 2014
  • Software development

  • (2016) Exact onesided confidence limit for the ratio of two Poisson rates
  • (2015) Weighted rank based test for an ordered alternative in randomized complete block designs
  • (2015) Confidence intervals for the Youden Index
  • (2014) A new powerful nonparametric rank test for ordered alternative problem
  • (2014) Unconditional tests for association in 2 by 2 contingency tables in the total sum fixed design
  • (2012) R package ExactCIdiff: Inductive Confidence Intervals for the difference between two proportions
  • More details about this package, see Professor Weizhen Wang's website, Link
  • (2014) UB