The Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications is dedicated to the publication of original research papers in the area of statistical sciences and related applications. The aim of the journal is to publish theoretical articles as well as articles about applications in the field, reviews and short communications. The journal has a distinguished Editorial Board consisting of Editors with outstanding academic qualifications. All papers submitted for publication are subject to a strict peer review process and Authors are requested to suggest several names of potential referees with the submission of their manuscript. Note that the Editors retain the sole right to decide whether the suggested reviewers will be used or not and that the final acceptance decision of any paper is made by the Editor-in-Chief.