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

Enrico Colosimo (enricoc@est.ufmg.br)
Editor in Chief
Mário de Castro (mcastro@icmc.usp.br)
Theory and Methods Editor
Luiz Hottahotta@ime.unicamp.br)
Applications Editor

Associate Editors

Michael Akritas Daniel Hernández-Hernández
Renato Assunção Victor Leiva
Iddo Ben-Ari Rosangela Loschi
Heleno Bolfarine Francisco Louzada
Márcia  Branco Fabio Machado
David Brillinger Thomas Mikosch
Vicente Cancho Ernesto Mordecki
Gauss Cordeiro Gilberto A. Paula
Francisco Cribari-Neto Serguei Popov
Víctor Hugo Lachos Dávila Fernando Quintana
Charmaine Dean Josemar Rodrigues
Aernout van Enter Pranab K. Sen
Silvia L. P. Ferrari Giovani Silva
Marco Ferreira Pedro Luís Nascimento Silva
Dani Gamerman Michael Sørensen
Nancy Lopes Garcia Jacobo de Uña-Álvarez
Wenceslao González-Manteiga Glauco Valle
Peter Green Fabio Zucca