Articles in Refereed Journals

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98. Rogerson, P. 2012. Weight Estimation and Significance Testing for Three Focused Statistics.  Statistical Methods in Medical Research, forthcoming.

97. Rogerson, P. and Plane, D. 2012. The Hoover Index of Population Concentration and the Demographic Components of Change:  A Paper in Memory of Andy Isserman.  International Regional Science Review, forthcoming.

96. Lin, Y.-H., Batta, R., Rogerson, P., Blatt, A.,  Flanigan, M., 2011. Location of temporary depots to facilitate relief operations after an earthquake.  Socioeconomic Planning Sciences, forthcoming.

95. Wieczorek, W.F., Delmerico, A.M., Rogerson, P., and Wong, D. 2011. Clusters in irregular areas and lattices.  Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Computational Statistics, 4: 67-74.

94. Lin, Y.-H., Batta, R., Rogerson, P., Blatt, A.,  Flanigan, M., and Lee, K. 2011. A logistics model for emergency supply of critical items in the aftermath of a disaster.  Socioeconomic Planning Sciences, 45: 132-143.

93. Rogerson, P. and Kedron, P. 2011. Optimal geographic scales for Local Moran’s I.  Geographical Analysis, 44: 121-133.

92. Rogerson, P. 2011. Optimal geographic scales for local spatial statistics.  Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 20: 119-129.

91. Silvan, J., Wang, L., Rogerson, P., Wu, T., Feng, T., and Kamphaus, B. 2010. Assessing fine spatial resolution remote sensing for small area population estimation. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31,21: 5605-5634.

90. Erdemir, E.T., Batta, R., Rogerson, P.A., Blatt, A., and Flanigan, M. 2010. Joint ground and air emergency medical services coverage models: a greedy heuristic solution approach.  European Journal of Operations Research, 736-749.

89. Akella MR, Delmelle EM, Batta R, Rogerson PA, and Blatt A. 2010.  Adaptive cell tower location using geostatistics. Geographical Analysis, 42,3: 227-244.

88. Yamada, I., Rogerson, P., and Lee, G.  2009. GeoSurveillance: GIS-based monitoring system for detection of spatial clusters.  Journal of Geographical Systems, 11,2: 155-173.

87. Akella, Rajan Batta, Moises Sudit, Peter Rogerson and Alan Blatt.  2008. Cellular network configuration with co-channel and adjacent channel interference constraints.  Computers and Operations Research, 35, 12: 3738-3757.

86. Erdemir, ET, Batta, R, Spielman, S, Rogerson, P., Blatt, A., and Flanigan, M. 2008.  Optimization of aeromedical base locations in New Mexico using a model that considers crash nodes and paths.  Accident Analysis and Prevention, 40,3: 1105-1114. Through ScienceDirect at

85. Erdemir, ET, Batta, R, Spielman, S, Rogerson, P., Blatt, A., and Flanigan, M. 2008. Location coverage models with demand originating from nodes and paths: application to cellular network design.  European Journal of Operational Research 190,3: 610-632.

84. Nie J, Beyea J, Bonner MR, Han D, Vena JE, Rogerson P, Vito D, Muti P, Trevisan M, Edge SB, and Freudenheim, JL.  2007. Exposure to Traffic Emissions throughout Life and Risk of Breast Cancer:  The Western New York Exposures and Breast Cancer (WEB) Study.  Cancer Causes and Control, 18: 947-955 (pdf available by request). Through SpringerLink at

83. Bove, GE Jr., Rogerson, P, and Vena, JE. 2007.  Case Control Study of the Effects of Trihalomethanes on Urinary Bladder Cancer Risk.  Archives of Environmental Health 62,1: 39-47. (pdf available by request)

82. Bove, GE Jr., Rogerson, P, and Vena, JE. 2007. Case Control Study of the Geographic Variability of Exposure to Disinfectant Byproducts and Risk for Rectal Cancer. International Journal of Health Geographics, Accessible at 29, 2007)


81. Lee, G. and Rogerson, P. 2007. Monitoring Global Spatial Statistics.  Journal of Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment.  SpringerLink, Online First, 21,5: 545-553.


80.  Akella, M., Batta, R., Sudit, M., Rogerson, P. and Blatt, A. .  2008. Cellular Network Configuration with Co-channel and Adjacent Channel Interference Constraints.  Computers and Operations Research, 35,12: 3738-3757. Through ScienceDirect at

79. *Rogerson, P. and Kim, D. 2006. Population Distribution and Redistribution of the Baby Boom Cohort in the United States: Recent Trends and Implications.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 43: 15319-15324. 


78. *Rogerson, P. 2006. Statistical methods for the detection of spatial clustering in case-control data.  Statistics in Medicine 25: 811-823. Through Wiley InterScience at


77. *(pdf) Rogerson, P. 2006. Formulas for the Design of CUSUM Quality Control Charts.  Communications in Statistics—Theory and Methods, 35: 373-383. (pdf available by request)


76. Rogerson, P., Sinha, G., and Han, D. 2006. Recent changes in the spatial pattern of prostate cancer in the United States.  American  Journal of Preventive Medicine, 30: S50-S59. Through ScienceDirect at 


75. Delmelle, E., Rogerson, P., Akella, M. Batta, R., Blatt, A., and Wilson, G. 2005. A spatial model of received signal strength indicator values for automated collision notification technology.  Transportation Research C, 13: 432-447. Through ScienceDirect at

74. Han, D., Carrow, SS, Rogerson, PA, and Munschauer, FE. 2005. Geographical Variation in Cerebrovascular Disease in New York State: the Correlation with Income.  International Journal of Health Geographics 4: 25.  Accessible at


73. Han, D, Rogerson, PA, Bonner, MR, Nie, J, Vena, JE, Muti, P, Trevisan, M, and Freudenheim, JL. 2005. Assessing Spatio-temporal Variability of Risk Surfaces Using Residential History Data in a Case Control Study of Breast Cancer.  International Journal of Health Geographics, Accessible at


72. Jacquez, G.M., Goovaerts, P.E., and Rogerson, P. 2005. Space-Time Intelligence Systems: Technology, Applications, and Methods.  Journal of Geographical Systems, 7: 1-5. Through SpingerLink at


71.  Bonner, MR, Nie, J, Han D, Vena, JE, Rogerson, P, Muti, P, Trevisan, M, Edge, S,  and Freudenheim, JL. 2005. Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Early Life and the Risk of Breast Cancer.  Cancer Causes and Control, 16,6: 683-689. Through SpringerLink at


70. Babcock, G., Talbot, T., Rogerson, P., and Forand, S. 2005.  Use of CUSUM and Shewart charts to monitor regional trends of birth defects reports in New York State.  Birth Defects Research (Part A) 73: 668-677. Through Wiley InterScience at


69. *Rogerson, P. 2005. A set of associated statistical tests for the detection of spatial clustering.  Ecological and Environmental Statistics, 12, 3: 275-288.


68.  Bonner MB, Han D, Nie J, Rogerson P, Vena JE, Muti P, Trevisan M, Edge S, and Freudenheim JL. 2005. Breast Cancer Risk and Exposure in Early Life to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Using Total Suspended Particulates as a Proxy Measure. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention, Forthcoming.


67. Han, D., Rogerson, P., Nie,  J., Bonner, MR, Vena, JE, Vito, D, Muti, P, Trevisan, M. Edge, SB, and Freudenheim, JL.  2004. Geographic clustering of residence in early life and subsequent risk of breast cancer cases.  Cancer Causes and Control.  15, 9: 921-929.  Through SpringerLink at


*66. Rogerson, P. 2005. Monitoring spatial maxima.  Journal of Geographical Systems.  7: 101-114. Through SpringerLink at


65. Akella, M., Batta, R., Delmelle, E., Rogerson, P., Blatt, A., and Wilson, G. 2005. Base Station Location and Channel Allocation in a Cellular Network with Emergency Coverage Requirements.  European Journal of Operations Research, 164: 301-323. Through ScienceDirect at

64. Rogerson, P. and Yamada, I. 2004. Approaches to Syndromic Surveillance When Data Consist of Small Regional Counts.  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 53 (Supplement): 79-85.


63. *Rogerson, P. and Yamada, I. 2004. Monitoring change in spatial patterns of disease: comparing univariate and multivariate cumulative sum approaches.”  Statistics in Medicine 23: 2195-2214. Through Wiley Interscience at


62. Rogerson, P., Delmelle, E., Batta, R., Akella, R., Blatt, A., and Wilson, G. 2004. Optimal sampling design for variables with varying spatial importance.  Geographical Analysis 36: 177-194.


61. Oyana, T.J., Rogerson, P., and Lwebuga-Mukasa, J.S. 2004. Geographic Clustering of Adult Asthma Hospitalization and Residential Exposure to Pollution Sites in Buffalo Neighborhoods at a U.S.-Canada Border Crossing Point.  American Journal of Public Health, 94: 1250-1257.


60. Bonner, M.B., Han, D., Nie, J., Rogerson, P., Vena, J., and Freudenheim, J.L. 2003. Positional Accuracy of Geocoded Addresses in Epidemiologic Research, Epidemiology, 14: 408-412.


59. Rogerson, P. 2003.  A Cumulative Sum Approach to Syndromic Surveillance in Geographic Regions (abstract).  Journal of Urban Health, 80 (Supplement) 130.


58. *Yamada, I. and Rogerson, P. 2003. An Empirical Comparison of Edge Effect Correction Methods Applied to K-Function Analysis.  Geographical Analysis, 35: 97-109.


57. *Akella, M.R., Bang, C., Beutner, R., Delmelle, E.M., Wilson, G., Blatt, A., Batta, R., and Rogerson, P. 2002. Evaluating the reliability of Automated Collision Notification systems. Accident Analysis and Prevention 35: 349-360. Through ScienceDirect at

56. *Rogerson, P. 2002. Change detection thresholds for remotely sensed images. Geographical Systems 4: 85-97. Through SpringerLink at


55. *Rogerson, P. and Han, D. 2002. The effects of migration on the detection of disease clusters. Social Science and Medicine, 55: 1817-1828 (Through ScienceDirect at

54. *Rogerson, P. 2001. A statistical method for the detection of geographic clustering. Geographical Analysis, 33: 215-27.


53. *Rogerson, P. 2001. Monitoring point patterns for the development of space-time clusters. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 164: 87-96. Through Wiley InterScience at


52.*Rogerson, P. and Sun, Y. 2001. Spatial Monitoring of Geographic Patterns: an Application to Crime Analysis. Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems, 25/6: 539-56. Through ScienceDirect at

51. Getis, A., Drummy, P., Gartin, J., Gorr, W., Harries, K., Rogerson, P., Stoe, D., Wright, R. 2000. Geographic Information Science and Crime Analysis. URISA Journal, 12:7-14.


50. Harwitz, M., Lentnek, B., Rogerson, P., and Smith, T. 2000. Optimal Search on Spatial Paths with Recall: II. Computational Procedures and Examples. Papers in Regional Science, 79: 293-306.


49. *Rogerson, P. 1999. The Detection of Clusters Using A Spatial Version of the Chi-Square Goodness-of-fit Test. Geographical Analysis, 31: 130-47.


48. Rogerson, P. and Yang, Z. 1999. The Effects of Spatial Population Distributions and Political Districting on Minority Representation. Social Science Computer Review, 17: 27-39.


47. *Rogerson, P. 1998. The Geography of Elderly Minority Populations in the United States. International Journal of Geographic Information Systems, 12: 687-98.


46. *Smith, T., Harwitz, M., Lentnek, B., and Rogerson, P. 1998. Optimal Search on Spatial Paths With Recall: I.Theoretical Foundations, Papers in Regional Science, 77: 301-27.


45. *Rogerson, P. and Plane, D. 1998. The Dynamics of Neighborhood Age Composition. Environment and Planning A, 30: 1461-72.


44. *Rogerson, P. 1997. Some Issues in Global Population Modeling. Futures, 29: 381-92. Through ScienceDirect at

43. *Rogerson, P. 1997. Surveillance Systems for Monitoring the Development of Spatial Patterns, Statistics in Medicine, 16: 2081-93. Through Wiley InterScience at


42. *Rogerson, P., Burr, J., and Lin, G. 1997. Changes in Geographic Proximity Between Parents and Their Adult Children. International Journal of Population Geography, 3: 121-36.


41. Rogerson, P. 1997. Estimating the Size of Social Networks. Geographical Analysis, 29: 50-63.


40. *Rogerson, P. 1997. Inconsistencies in League Standings. Journal of Recreational Mathematics, 28: 81-4.


39. Rogerson, P. 1996. Elderly Population Growth in the United States During the Late 1980s. Growth and Change, 27: 75-95.


38.*Rogerson, P. 1996. A Generalization of Hewitt's Test for Seasonality. International Journal of Epidemiology, 25: 644-48.


37. *Rogerson, P. 1995. A Question of Balance. International Regional Science Review, 18: 219-222.


36. Lin, G. and Rogerson, P. 1995. Elderly Parents and the Geographic Availability of Their Adult Children. Research on Aging, 17: 303-31.


35. Rogerson, P. 1994. On the Relationship Between Handedness and Season of Birth for Men. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 79: 499-506.


34. Rogerson, P. and Fotheringham, A.S. 1994. Spatial Analysis and GIS: Introduction. Geographical Systems, 1: 175-77.

33. *Rogerson, P., Weng, R., and Lin, G. 1993. The Spatial Separation Between Parents and Their Adult Children. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 83: 656-71.

32. Rogerson, P. 1993. On the Relationship Between Handedness and Longevity. Social Biology 40: 283-87.

31. *Fotheringham, A. S. and Rogerson, P. 1993. GIS and spatial analytic problems. International Journal of Geographical Information Systems, 7,1: 3-19.

30. *Rogerson, P. 1993. A Maximum Likelihood Estimator for the Intervening Opportunities Model. Transportation Research, 27B: 275-80.

29. *Plane, D. and Rogerson, P. 1991. Tracking the Baby Boom, Baby Bust, and Baby Boom Echo: Implications of Shifting Age Composition for U.S. Mobility and Migration, The Professional Geographer, 43: 416-30.

28. *Rogerson, P. 1991. The Effects of Sex Preselection on the Sex Ratio of Families, Journal of Heredity, 82: 239-43.

27. *Rogerson, P. 1990. Introduction to special issue on The Demography of Aging. Research on Aging, 12: 395-98.

26. *Jackson, R., Rogerson, P., Plane, D., and O'hUallachain, B. 1990. A Causative Matrix Approach to Interpreting Structural Change. Economic Systems Research 2: 261-70.

25. Rogerson, P. 1990. Buffon's Problem with a Square Grid and Medium Size Needle. American Mathematical Monthly, Advanced problem section, 97: 929-30.

24. *Rogerson, P. 1990. Buffon's Needle and the Estimation of Migration Distances. Mathematical Population Studies 2: 229-38.

23. *Rogerson, P. 1990. Spatial Search for the Lowest Price. Geographical Analysis 22: 336-47.

22. *Rogerson, P. 1990. Migration Analysis Using Data With Time Intervals of Differing Widths. Papers of the Regional Science Association 68: 97-106.

21. *Rogerson, P. 1988. Alternative Strategies for Selling Land to the Highest Bidder. Environment and Planning A, 20: 817-28.

20. Rogerson, P. 1988. Reply to a comment by Joel Horowitz on Alternative Strategies for Selling Land to the Highest Bidder. Environment and Planning A, 20: 832.

19. *Lin, Yann-Jou, Peterson G., and Rogerson, P. 1988. A Nested Urban Recreation Site Choice Model. Leisure Sciences, 10: 1-15.

18. *Rogerson, P. 1987. Changes in U.S. Mobility Levels. The Professional Geographer, 39: 344-51.

17. *Rogerson, P. 1987. Probabilities of Choosing Applicants of Arbitrary Rank in the Secretary Problem. Journal of Applied Probability, 24: 527-33.

16. *Rogerson, P. 1986. Parameter Estimation in the Intervening Opportunities Model. Geographical Analysis, 18: 357-60.

15. *Plane, D. and Rogerson, P. 1986. Dynamic Flow Modeling with Interregional Dependency Effects: An Application to Structural Change in the U.S. Migration System. Demography, 23: 91-104.

14. *Rogerson, P. 1985. Disequilibrium Adjustment Processes and Chaotic Dynamics. Geographical Analysis, 17: 185-98.

13. *Plane, D. and Rogerson, P. 1985. Economic/Demographic Models for Forecasting Interregional Migration," Environment and Planning A, 17: 185-98.

12. *Isserman, A., Plane, D., Rogerson, P., and Beaumont, P. 1985. Forecasting Interstate Migration in the United States with Limited Data. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 80: 277-85.

11. *Rogerson, P. and Plane, D. 1984. Modelling Temporal Change in Flow Matrices. Papers of the Regional Science Association, 54: 147-64.

10. *Rogerson, P. 1984. New Directions in the Modeling of Interregional Migration. Economic Geography, 60: 111-21.

9. *Rogerson, P. 1984. The Demographic Consequences of Metropolitan Population Deconcentration in the United States. The Professional Geographer, 36: 307-14.

8. *Plane, D., Rogerson, P., and Rosen, A. 1984. The Cross Regional Variation of In-Migration and Out-Migration. Geographical Analysis, 16: 162-75.

7. *Pickles, A. and Rogerson, P. 1984. Wage Distributions and Spatial Preferences in Competitive Job Search and Migration. Regional Studies, 18: 131-42.

6. Rogerson, P. 1983. Comparisons of Aggregate Variable Forecasts Using Aggregate and Disaggregate Models. Socio-economic Planning Sciences, 17: 373-80.

5. Rogerson, P. and MacKinnon, R. 1982. Interregional Migration Models with Source and Interaction Information. Environment and Planning A, 14: 445-54.    

4. Rogerson, P. 1982. Spatial Models of Search. Geographical Analysis, 14: 217-28.

3. *Rogerson, P. and MacKinnon, R. 1981. A Geographical Model of Job Search, Migration, and Unemployment. Papers of the Regional Science Association, 48: 89-102. Reprinted in Regional Housing and Labour Markets. Ed. M.M. Fischer. Series on Modern Classics in Regional Science. 1996. London: Elgar Publishing.

2. *MacKinnon, R. and Rogerson, P. 1980. Vacancy Chains, Information Filters, and Interregional Migration. Environment and Planning A, 12: 649-58.

1. *Rogerson, P. 1979. Prediction: A Modified Markov Chain Approach. Journal of Regional Science, 19: 469-78.