The Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications (JSTA) is an International Scientific Journal dedicated to the publication of original research papers in the area of the Statistical Sciences. The aim of JSTA is to publish original scientific research papers, review articles and short communications. JSTA invites research articles as well as articles with applications in the area of statistical science. The papers submitted for publication are subject to a strict peer review. The journal has a distinguished editorial board with outstanding international academic qualifications. Authors are advised to suggest with the submission of their paper the names of several possible reviewers of their papers. The final decision of acceptance of any paper is made by the editor-in-chief.