The Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics is an official publication of the Brazilian Statistical Association and is supported by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). Starting in 2012, the Journal will publish four issues a year, in February, May, August and December. The Journal publishes papers in applied probability, applied statistics, computational statistics, mathematical statistics, probability theory and stochastic processes.

ISSN: 0103-0752

Editorial Board

Editors

Mário de Castro (mcastro@icmc.usp.br)
Editor in Chief
Glauco Valle (glauco.valle@im.ufrj.br)
Theory and Methods Editor
Clarice Garcia Borges Demétrio (clarice.demetrio@usp.br)
Applications Editor

Associate Editors

Iddo Ben-Ari Fabio Machado
Márcia  Branco Vinícius D. Mayrink
David Brillinger Thomas Mikosch
Vicente Cancho Rafael de Andrade Moral
Gauss Cordeiro Ernesto Mordecki
Francisco Cribari-Neto Gilberto A. Paula
Víctor Hugo Lachos Dávila Aluísio S. Pinheiro
Aernout van Enter Serguei Popov
Silvia L. P. Ferrari Josemar Rodrigues
Manuel Galea Paulo Canas Rodrigues
Dani Gamerman Pranab K. Sen
Florencia G. Leonardi Giovani Silva
Nancy Lopes Garcia Damiao Nobrega da Silva
Peter Green Michael Sørensen
Daniel Hernández-Hernández Soledad Torres
Luiz Koodi Hotta Jacobo de Uña-Álvarez
Victor Leiva Ronny O. Vallejos
Rosangela Loschi Jun Zhang
Francisco Louzada Fabio Zucca