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Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin

Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin

Published in Association with Calcutta Statistical Association

Founding Editor
Uttam Bandyopadhyay Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Tathagata Bandyopadhyay Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

eISSN: 24566462 | ISSN: 00080683 | Current volume: 69 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Bi-annually
Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin (CSAB) is the official journal of Calcutta Statistical Association (CSA) which was founded in 1945. The journal has been publishing regularly since (1947(August)) and is published biannually. It is an international journal devoted to reporting significant original contributions in both theory and applications of statistics and probability. The international editorial board of the journal is comprised of scientists with interests in applied, computational, methodological and theoretical aspects of probability and statistics. It ensures that the journal provides an international forum for the discipline of Statistics and Probability.

The journal’s emphasis is on publishing papers containing original research in the field of statistics and probability theory that has direct or potential real-life applications. The journal seeks papers making important contributions that are of interest to a broad group of readers than to a highly specialized group. Original contributions in the interface of statistics and other fields are also published.

Coordinating Editor
Gaurangadeb Chattopadhyay Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Associate Editors
Asis Kumar Chattopadhyay Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Partha Lahiri Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, Maryland, USA
Tirthankar Dasgupta Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, Rutgers University, USA
Bhaswati Ganguli Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
B L S Prakasa Rao CR RAO Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science, Hyderabad, India
Bimal K Sinha Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, USA
Nitis Mukhopadhyay Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, USA
Kalyan Das Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, India
Rahul Mukerjee Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Kashinath Chatterjee Department of Statistics, Visva-Bharati, West Bengal, India
Aditya Chatterjee Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Manisha Pal Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Sreenivasan Ravi Department of Statistics, University of Mysore, India
Tapas Samanta Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Mausumi Bose Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Herwig Friedl Technical University Graz, Austria
Wei-Liem Loh Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Anup Dewanji Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Arindam Sengupta Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Rahul Bhattacharya Department of Statistics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Bani K Mallick Statistics Department, Texas A&M University, USA
Moulinath Banerjee Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, USA
Subhashis Ghoshal Statistics Department, North Carolina State University, USA
Wenge Guo Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Thorsten Dickhaus University of Bremen, Institute for Statistics, Germany
Debashis Ghosh Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado, USA
Tapabrata Maiti Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University, USA
Ayanendranath Basu Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Antar Bandyopadhyay Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India

Submission Guidelines

· Manuscripts and all Editorial correspondence should be addressed to:

· Contributors must provide their affiliations and complete postal address and E-mail addresses with their papers.

· British spelling with ‘-ize’ end should be used unless the root of the word itself has “s” in it, for example, “analyse.”

· Serial commas to be used. For example, “Companies such as HCL, Wipro, and Infosys….” Use comma before and after “i.e.” and “e.g.” In the main text, “that is” and “for example” have to be used, preceded and followed by commas.

· Use double quotes throughout. Single quotes should be used within double quotes.

· Quotations of 45 words or more should be set as an extracted matter or block quotes. Block quotes must have sources from where they have been extracted.

· An abstract of 150–200 words that must be self-contained, understandable and should be free from jargons, formulae, etc. In case of a research abstract, it should describe the purpose of the research, theoretical basis of the hypothesis, analyses and the implications of the findings.

· Four to six keywords beneath the abstract, specific to the article.

· They should be listed as per the Vancouver style of referencing, that is, the numbered system. This system consists in using superscript numbers in the text, with corresponding entries in the reference list. For example,

This co-production was also investigated by Dong, Evans and Zou29 to analyse effect of customer participation in service recovery29.

Would be linked with:
29. Dong B, Evans KR, Zou S. The effects of customer participation in co-created service recovery. J Acad Market Sci. 2008; 36:123–127.

For more details on Vancouver style of referencing please visit: A few examples of various elements of references have been provided below for better understanding:


1. Sheth JN, Uslay C. Implication of the revised definition of marketing: from exchange to value creation. J Publ Pol Market. 2007; 26(2):302–307.

2. Slater SF, Narver JC. Does competitive environment moderate the market orientation-performance relationship?. J Market. 1994; 58(1):46–55.

1. Schneider B, Bowen DE. Winning the service game. Boston: Harvard Business School Press; 1995.

Working papers:
Holger E, Hoyer WD, Krafft M, Soll J-H. Consumer Idea Generation. Working Paper. WHU. Vallendar; 2010.

Conference proceedings:
Kim K, Prabhakar B. Initial trust, perceived risk, and the adoption of internet banking. Proceedings of the twenty first international conference on Information systems International Conference on Information Systems (pp. 537–543). Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; 2000.

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