Yoav Benjamini

Current unpublished work

Yoav Benjamini and Asaf Weinstein (2011 version), "Selection Adjusted Condence Intervals with More Power to Determine the Sign" (Conditionally accepted for publication in JASA)

List of Peer-reviewed Publications

L.S. Mayer, Y. Benjamini (1978) Modeling Residential demand for Natural Gas as a function of the coldness of the month. Energy and Buildings 1, No. 3, 301-312.

Y. Benjamini (1983) Is the T-test really conservative when the parent distribution is long-tailed. Journal of the American Statistical Association 78, 383, 645-654.

Y. Benjamini, Y. Benjamini (1986) The choice among medical insurance plans. American Economic Review 76, No. 1, 221-227.

Y. Benjamini, Y. Harpaz (1986) Observational rainfall - runoff analysis for estimating effects of cloud seeding on water resources in Northern Israel. Journal of Hydrology, 83, 299-306.

Y. Benjamini, Y. Benjamini (1988) The choice among medical insurance plans: Reply.American Economic Review 25, 1, 281.

Y. Benjamini (1988) Opening the box of a boxplot. The American Statistician, 42, 4, 257-262.

N. Ahituv, Y. Benjamini, M. Igbaria (1988) A compumetrical approach for analysis and clustering of computer system performance variables. Computers and Operations Research 15, 6, 489-496.

C. Wheeler, Z. Ben-Rafael, Y. Benjamini, L. Blasco, V.M.D. Flickinger, R.W. Tureck, L. Mastroianni (1989) Repetitive ovarian response to gonadotropin stimulation in an in vitro fertilization program. Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation 28, 152-155.

Y. Benjamini, N. Bitterman (1990). Statistical approach to the analysis of sensitivity to CNS oxygen toxicity in rats. Undersea Biomedical Research 17, 3, 213-221 (1990).

Y. Hochberg, Y. Benjamini (1990) More powerful procedures for multiple significance testing. Statistics in Medicine 9, 811-818. (Cited 716 times)

Y. Benjamini, C. Fuchs (1990). Conditional versus unconditional analysis in some regression models. Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods, 19, 12, 4731-4756

Y. Benjamini, M. Igbaria (1991) Clustering categories for better prediction of computer resources utilizations. Applied Statistics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C 40, 2, 295-307.

M. Alcalay, S. Izraeli, R. Wallach-Kapon, Z. Tochner, Y. Benjamini, S. Akselrod (1991). Pharmacological modulation of vagal cardiac control measured by heart rate power spectrum: a possible bioequivalent probe. Neuroscience & Biobehavioural Reviews 15, 51-55.

Z. Labinger, G. Katzir, Y. Benjamini (1991). Prey size choice by captive Pied Kingfishers. Animal Behaviour, 42, 969-975.

Y. Benjamini, A.H. Krieger (1992). Market share paradox and heterogeneous chains. The Annals of Applied Probability 2, 4, 1019-1023.

M. Alcalay, S. Izraeli, R. Wallachkapon, Z. Tochner, Y. Benjamini, S. Akselrod (1992). Paradoxical pharmacodynamic effect of atropine on parasympathetic control - a study by spectral-analysis of heart-rate fluctuations Clinical pharmacology & therapeutics 52: (5) 518-527 (1992).

I. Golani, Y. Benjamini, D. Eilam (1993). Stopping behavior: constraints on exploration in rats (Rattus norvegicus). Behavioural Brain Research, 21-33. (Cited 101 times)

U. Brook, Y. Benjamini (1993). Self-esteem of asthmatic children and adolescents: a pilot study. Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunology, 7, 3, 167-171.

C. Fuchs, Y. Benjamini (1994). Multivariate profile charts for statistical process control. Technometrics, 36, 2, 182-195.

Y. Benjamini, Y. Hochberg (1995). Controlling the False Discovery Rate: a practical and powerful approach to multiple testing. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B, 57, 1, 289-300. (Cited 13,687 times)

Y. Benjamini, A.M. Krieger (1995). On the consistency of tests of symmetry. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, Vol.4, 283-292.

Y. Klipperaurbach, M. Wasserman, N. Braunspiegelweintrob, D. Borstein, S. Peleg, S. Assa, M. Karp, Y. Benjamini, Y. Hochberg, Z. Laron (1995). Mathematical formulas for the prediction of the residual beta-cell function during the first 2 years of disease in children and adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes-mellitus. Medical Hypotheses, 45: (5) 486-490

Abramovich F. Benjamini Y. (1996) Adaptive thresholding of wavelet coefficients Computational Statistics and Data Analysis , 22, 351-361. (Cited 156 times)

Benjamini, Y., Stark P.B. (1996) Nonequivariant simultaneous confidence intervals less likely to contain zero.Journal of the American Statistical Association, 91, 329-337.

Tchernichovski O., Benjamini Y., Golani I. (1996) Constraints and the emergence of order in the ontology of rat exploratory behavior Behaviour, 133, 7-8, 519-539.

N. Kafkafi, S. Levi-Havusha, I. Golani, Y. Benjamini (1996). Coordination of side-to-side head movements and walking in amphetamine-treated rats: a stereotyped motor pattern as a stable equilibrium in a dynamical system. Biological Cybernetics, 74, 487-495.

Benjamini, Y. Hochberg Y. (1997) Multiple hypotheses testing with weights. Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, 24,3,407-419. (Cited 92 times)

Benjamini, Y., Hochberg Y., Stark P.B. (1998). Confidence intervals with more power to determine the sign: two ends constrain the means. Journal of the American Statistical Association 93, 441, 309-317.

Tchernichovski O., Benjamini Y., Golani I. (1998) The dynamics of long term exploration in the rat. Part I: A phase – plane analysis of the relationship between location and velocity Biological Cybernetics 78, 6, 423-432. (Cited 71 times)

Benjamini, Y., Liu W. (1999) A step-down multiple hypotheses testing procedure that controls the false discovery rate under independence. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference,82,163-170. (Cited 136 times)

Yekutieli D. Benjamini Y. (1999) Resampling based False Discovery Rate controlling procedure for dependent test statistics Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 82,171-196. (Cited 239 times)

Drai D., Benjamini Y., Golani, I. (2000) Statistical discrimination of natural modes of motion in rat exploratory behavior. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 96, 119-131. (cited 82 times)

Benjamini, Y., Hochberg Y. (2000) The adaptive control of the false discovery rate in multiple comparison problems. The Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics. 25,1,60-83. (Cited 449 times)

Benjamini, Y., Drai, D. Elmer G., Kafkafi N., Golani I. (2001). Controlling the false discovery rate in behavior genetics research. Behavioural Brain Research, 125 (1-2): 279-284.(Cited 767 times)

Drai D., Kafkafi N., Benjamini Y., Elmer G., Golani I. (2001) Rats and mice share common ethologically relevant parameters of exploratory behavior. Behavioural Brain Research, 125 (1-2): 133-140.

Benjamini Y. Yekutieli D. (2001) The control of the False Discovery Rate in multiple testing under dependency. The Annals of Statistics, 29 (4): 1165-1188. (Cited 1710 times)

Fischel. T, Hermesh. H, Aizenberg, D, Zemishlany. Z, Munitz. H, Benjamini. Y, Weizman A (2001) Cyproheptadine versus propranolol for the treatment of acute neuroleptic-induced akathisia: A comparative double-blind study. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 21(6): 612-615.

Alpert P., et al (2002). The paradoxial increase of Mediterranean extreme daily rainfall in spite of decrease in total values". Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, 11, 31-1 - 31-4.

Snir M, Axer-Siegel R, Bourla D, Kremer I, Benjamini Y, Weinberger (2002). Tactile corneal reflex development in full-term babies. Ophthalmology, Mar;109(3):526-9

Hermesh H, Manor I, Shiloh R, Aizenberg D, Benjamini Y, Munitz H, Weizman A (2002) High serum creatinine kinase level: Possible risk factor for neuroleptic malignant syndrome.J CLIN Psychopharmacology 22 (3): 252-256 .

Benjamini Y., Braun, H. (2002) John Tukey’s contributions to multiple comparisons Annals of Statistics, 30,6,1576-1594.

Reiner A., Yekutieli D. Benjamini Y. (2003) Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes Using False Discovery Rate Controlling Procedures Bioinformatics, 19,3,368-375. (Cited 831 times)

Kafkafi, N., Lipkind, D., Benjamini, Y., Mayo, C.L., Elmer,G.I., Golani I. (2003) SEE locomotor behavior test discriminates C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mouse inbred strains across laboratories and protocol conditions. Behavioral Neuroscience, 117, No. 3, 464–477.

Axer-Siegel R. Bourla D., Erlich R., Dotan G., Benjamini Y., Gavendo S., Weinberger D., Sela B.A. (2004) Association of neovascular age-related macular degeneration and hyperhomocysteimia. American Journal of Opthamology 137 (1) 84-89.

Axer-Siegel R. Erlich R., Yasur Y., Rosenblatt I., Kramer M., Priel E., Benjamini Y., Weinberger D. (2004). Photodynamic therapy for age-related macular degeneration in clinical setting: Visual results and angiographic patterns. American Journal of Opthamology, 137 (2) 258-264.

Hen I., Sakov A., Kafkafi N., Golani I., Benjamini Y. (2004) The dynamics of Spatial behavior: How can robust techniques help? Journal of Neuroscience methods 133 (1-2) 161-172.

Lipkind D, Sakov A, Kafkafi N, et al. (2004) New replicable anxiety-related measures of wall vs. center behavior of mice in the open field. Journal of Applied Physiology 97 (1): 347-359.

Axer-Siegel R, Bourla D, Friling R, Shalev B, Sirota L, Benjamini Y, Weinberger D, Snir M (2005) Intraocular pressure variations after diode laser photocoagulation for threshold retinopathy of prematurity. Opthamology 111 (9): 1734-1738.

Kafkafi N, Benjamini Y, Sakov A, Elmer, GI, Golani, I (2005) Genotype-environment interactions in mouse behavior: A way out of the problem PNAS 102 (12): 4619-4624.

Benjamini, Y., Yekutieli Y. (2005) False discovery rate controlling confidence intervals for selected parameters. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 100,469,71-80.

Benjamini, Y., Yekutieli Y. (2005) Rejoinder to ‘False discovery rate controlling confidence intervals for selected parameters’. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 100,469,90-93.

Benjamini Y. Yekutieli D. (2005) The False Discovery Rate Approach to Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis. Genetics, 171 (2),783-789. (Cited 156 times)

Schnell I., Benjamini Y., Pash D. (2005) Research note: Neighborhoods as territorial units: The case of Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Urban Geography 26 (1): 84-95.

Schnell I., Benjamini Y. (2005) Globalisation and the Structure of Urban Social

Space: The Lesson from Tel Aviv. Urban Studies, 42,13, 2489–2510.

Abramovich F., Benjamini Y., Donoho D., Johnstone I.M. (2006) Adapting to unknown sparsity by controlling the false discovery rate. The Annals of Statistics 34 (2): 584-653. (Cited 260 times)

Horev, G., Sakov, A., Benjamini, Y., Golani, I., (2006) Estimating wall guidance and attraction in mouse free locomotor behavior. Genes Brain and Behavior 6 (1): 30-41.

Benjamini, Y., Krieger, A.M., Yekutieli D. (2006) Adaptive linear step-up procedures that control the false discovery rate. Biometrika 93 (3): 491-507.

Fonio, E., Sakov, A., Benjamini, Y., Golani, I., (2006) Wild mouse Open Field behavior is embedded within the multidimensional data space spanned by laboratory inbred strains. Genes Brain and Behavior 5 (5): 380-388.

Letwin NE, Kafkafi N, Benjamini Y, Mayo C, Frank BC, Luu T, Lee NH, Elmer GI, (2006). Combined application of behavior genetics and microarray analysis to identify regional expression themes and gene-behavior associations. Journal of Neuroscience 26, 5277-5287.

Heller R., Stanley D., Yekutieli D., Rubin N., Benjamini Y. (2006) Cluster-based analysis of FMRI data. Neuroimage 33 (2): 599-608.

Yekutieli D, Reiner-Benaim A, Benjamini Y, Elmer GI, Kafkafi N, Letwin NE, Lee NH (2006) Approaches to multiplicity issues in complex research in microarray analysis. Statistica Neerlandica 60 (4): 414-437.

Golland Y, Bentin S, Gelbard H, Benjamini, Y, Heller R, Nir Y, Hasson U, Malach R (2007). Extrinsic and intrinsic systems in the posterior cortex of the human brain revealed during natural sensory stimulation Cerebral Cortex 17 (4): 766-777. (Cited 100 times)

Gruntman E, Benjamini Y, Golani I (2007) Coordination of steering in a free-trotting quadruped. Journal of Comparative Physiology A-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavoral Physiology 193 (3): 331-345.

Horev G, Benjamini Y, Sakov A, Golani I (2007) Estimating wall guidance and attraction in mouse free locomotor behavior. Genes Brain and Behavior 6 (1): 30-41.

Heller, R., Golland Y., Malach R., Benjamini Y. (2007) Conjunction group analysis: An alternative to mixed/random effect analysis. NeuroImage 1178–1185.

Benjamini, Y., Heller, R. (2007). False discovery rate for spatial data. Journal of the American Statistical Association , 1272-1281.

Reiner-Benaim A, Yekutieli D, Letwin NE, Elmer GI, Lee NH, Kafkafi N, Benjamini Y (2007). Associating quantitative behavioral traits with gene expression in the brain: searching for diamonds in the hay. Bioinformatics,2239-2246.

Benjamini, Y., Heller, R. (2008) Screening for partial conjunction hypotheses. Biometrics, 64,4,1215-1222.

Benjamini, Y.,Cai, TT., Moris, CN., et al. (2008). Comment:Microarrays, empirical Bayes and the two-groups model. Statistical Science, 23,1,23-47.

Kimel, MT, Benjamini, Y., Steinberg, DM. (2008). The false discovery rate for multiple testing in factorial experiments. Technometrics, 50,1,32-39.

Benjamini Y., Gavrilov, Y. (2009). A simple forward selection procedure based on false discovery rate control. Annals of Applied Statistics, 3,1, 179-198.

Benjamini, Y., Heller, R., Yekutieli, Y. (2009). Selective Inference in Complex Research. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 367, 4255-4271.

Axer-Siegel, R., Kremer, I., Snir, M., Herscovici, Z., Hasanreisoglu, M., Benjamini, Y. (2009). Effect of Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) on the Growing Rabbit Eye. Current Eye Research, 34,8,660-665.

Gavrilov, Y., Benjamini, Y., Sarkar, SK. (2009). An adaptive step-down procedure with proven FDR control under independence. Annals of Statistics, 37,2, 619-629.

Dvorkin, A., Benjamini, Y., Golani, I. (2009). Mouse Cognition-Related Behavior in the Open-Field: Emergence of Places of Attraction. PLOS Computational Biology, 4, 2 Article Number: e1000027.

Benjamini, Y., Gavrilov, Y, (2009). A simple forward selection procedure base based on false discovery rate control. Annals of Applied Statistics, 3, 1, 179-198.

Fonio, U., Benjamini, Y., Golani, I. (2009). Freedom of movement and the stability of its unfolding in free exploration of mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, 21335-21340.

Shaul, S., Berel, D., Benjamini, Y. Gaur, D. (2010). Revisiting the Operational RNA Code for Amino Acids: Ensemble Attributes and their Implications. RNA,16, 141-153.

Benjamini, Y. (2010). Discovering the false discovery rate. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B, 72,405-416.

Benjamini, Y., Lipkind, D., Horev, G., Fonio, E., Kafkafi, N. Golani I. (2010). Ten ways to improve the quality of descriptions of whole-animal movement. Neuroscience ana Biobehaviorial Review,1351-1365.

Sakov, A., Golani, I., Lipkind, D., Benjamini, Y. (2010). High Throughput data analysis in behavior genetics. Annals of Applied Statistics, 743-763.

Benjamini, Y. (2010). Simultaneous and selective inference: current successes and future challenges. Biometrical Journal, 708-721.

Benjamini, Y., Fonio, E. Galili, T., Havkin, G.Z. Golani, I. (2011). Quantifying the buildup in extent and complexity of free exploration in mice Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 108, 3, 15580-15587.

Bluvshtein, V., Front, L., Itzkovich, M., Benjamini, Y., Galili T. (and 23 more) Catz, A.(2011). A new grading for easy and concise description of daily task implementation after spinal cord lesions . Spinal Cord (to appear)

Aidinoff, E., Benjamini, Y., Galili, T., Polliack, T., Front, L., Bluvshtein, V., M Itzkovich, M., Hart, J., A Catz, A. (2011) Non-linear formulas for the spinal cord injury Ability Realization Measurement Index (SCI-ARMI). Spinal Cord (to appear)

H-value = 28 Number of citations given for papers with 50 and above citations

Books and Chapters in Books

Benjamini, Y., Bretz, F. , Sarkar, S. (2004)

Recent Developments in Multiple Comparison Procedures

IMS Lecture Notes – Monograph Series, Volume 47. Beachwood, Ohio, USA: Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Benjamini, Y., Leshno, M. Statistical Methods for Data Mining

A chapter in the book:

Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Handbook

Maimon, O. Rocach, L. (2005, 2nd Ed. 2010). Springer.

October 2011