Technical Reports

  • Heller, Y. and Heller, R.
    Computing the Bergsma Dassios sign-covariance(2016)

  • Bogomolov, M., Heller, R.
    Assessing replicability of findings across two studies of multiple features(2015)

  • Shenhav, L., Heller, R., and Benjamini, Y.
    Quantifying replicability in systematic reviews: the r-value(2015)

  • Gorfine, M. and Heller, R. and Heller, Y.
    Comment on "Detecting Novel Associations in Large Data Sets"(2012)


  • Heller, R., Chatterjee, N., Krieger, A., and Shi, J.
    Post-selection Inference Following Aggregate Level Hypothesis Testing in Large Scale Genomic Data(2017)
    Journal of the American Statistical Association.

  • Sun L., Subar A.F., Bosire C., Dawsey S.M., Kahle L.L., Zimmerman T.P., Abnet C.C., Heller R., Graubard B.I., Cook M.B., and Petrick J.L.
    Dietary Flavonoid Intake Reduces the Risk of Head and Neck but Not Esophageal or Gastric Cancer in US Men and Women.(2017)
    J Nutr, pii: jn251579. doi: 10.3945/jn.117.251579.

  • Eilenberg, R. and Heller, R.
    On the use of balancing scores and matching in testing for exposure effect in case-control studies(2017)
    Statistics and Its Interface, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp.51-60.

  • Sofer, T., Heller, R., Bogomolov, M., Avery, C., Graff, M., North, K., Reiner, A., Thornton, T., Rice, K., Benjamini, Y., Lauriee, C., and Kerr, K.
    A Powerful Statistical Framework for Generalization Testing in GWAS, with Application to the HCHS/SOL(2017)
    Genetic Epidemiology.

  • Karp, N.A., Heller, R., Yaacoby, S., White, J.K., and Benjamini, Y.
    Improving the Identification of Phenotypic Abnormalities and Sexual Dimorphism in Mice When Studying Rare Event Categorical Characteristics(2016)
    Genetics, DOI: 10.1534/genetics.116.195388.

  • Heller, R. and Heller, Y.
    Multivariate tests of association based on univariate tests(2016)
    Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2016, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Heller, R., Heller, Y., Kaufman, S., Brill, B. and Gorfine, M.
    Consistent distribution-free K-sample and independence tests for univariate random variables(2016)
    Journal of Machine Learning Research , Vol. 17.

  • Angelini, C., Heller, R., Volkinshtein, R., and Yekutieli, D.
    Is this the right normalization? A diagnostic tool for ChIP-seq normalization.(2015)
    BMC Bioinformatics, Vol. 16, No. 150.

  • M. Gorfine, B. Goldstein, A. Fishman, R. Heller, Y. Heller, A. Lamm
    Function of cancer associated genes revealed by modern univariate and multivariate association tests(2015)
    PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126544.

  • Heller, R., Bogomolov, M., and Benjamini, Y.
    Deciding whether follow-up studies have replicated findings in a preliminary large-scale “omics’ study”(2014)
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Vol. 111, Pp. 16262-16267.

  • Heller R., Yaacoby S., and Yekutieli D.
    repfdr: A tool for replicability analysis for genome-wide association studies (2014)
    Bioinformatics, doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu434

  • Heller, R. and Yekutieli, D.
    Replicability analysis for genome-wide association studies (2014)
    Annals of Applied Statistics, Vol. 8, No. 1, Pp. 481-498.

  • Bogomolov, M. and Heller, R.
    Discovering findings that replicate from a primary study of high dimension to a follow-up study (2013)
    Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 108, No. 504, Pp. 1480-1492.

  • Heller, R. and Heller, Y. and Gorfine, M.
    A consistent multivariate test of association based on ranks of distances(2013)
    Biometrika, Vol. 100, No. 2, Pp. 503-510.

  • Heller, R. and Gorfine, M. and Heller Y.
    A class of multivariate distribution-free tests of independence based on graphs (2012)
    Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol. 142, No. 12, Pp. 3097–3106.

  • Heller, R.
    Discussion of “Multiple Testing for Exploratory Research” by J. J. Goeman and A. Solari (2012)
    Statistical Science, Vol. 26, No. 4, Pp. 598-600.

  • Heller, R.
    Comment:Correlated z-values and the accuracy of large scale statistical estimates(2010)
    Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 105, No. 491, Pp. 1057-1059.

  • Heller, R. and Rosenbaum, P.R. and Small, D.S.
    Using the cross-match test to appraise covariate balance in matched pairs(2010)
    The American Statistician, Vol. 64, No. 4, Pp. 299-309

  • Heller, R. and Jensen, S.T. and Rosenbaum, P.R. and Small, D.S.
    Sensitivity Analysis for the Cross-Match Test, With Applications in Genomics(2010)
    Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 105, No. 491, Pp. 1005-1013.

  • Benjamini, Y. and Heller, R. and Yekutieli, D.
    Selective Inference in Complex Research(2009)
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, Vol. 367, No. 1906, Pp. 4255-4271 .

  • Heller, R. and Manduchi, E. and Grant, G.R. and Ewens, W.J.
    A flexible two-stage procedure for identifying gene sets that are differentially expressed(2009)
    Bioinformatics, Vol. 25, No. 8, Pp. 1019-1025.

  • Heller, R. and Rosenbaum, P.R. and Small, D.S.
    Split samples and design sensitivity in observational studies(2009)
    Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 104, No. 487, Pp. 1090-1101.

  • Heller, R. and Manduchi, E. and Small, D.S.
    Matching methods for observational microarray studies(2009)
    Bioinformatics, Vol. 25, No. 7, Pp. 904-909.

  • Benjamini, Y. and Heller, R.
    Screening for partial conjunction hypotheses(2008)
    Biometrics, Vol. 64, No. 4, Pp. 1215-1222.

  • Benjamini, Y. and Heller, R.
    False Discovery Rates for Spatial Signals(2007)
    Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 102, No. 480, Pp. 1272-1281.

  • Heller, R. and Golland, Y. and Malach, R. and Benjamini, Y.
    Conjunction group analysis: An alternative to mixed/random effect analysis(2007)
    Neuroimage, Vol. 37, No. 4, Pp. 1178-1185.

  • Heller, R. and Stanley, D. and Yekutieli, D. and Rubin, N. and Benjamini, Y.
    Cluster-based analysis of FMRI data(2006)
    NeuroImage, Vol. 33, No. 2, Pp. 599-608.

  • Abramovich, F. and Heller, R.
    Local functional hypothesis testing(2005)
    Mathematical Methods Of Statistics, Vol. 14, No. 3.