Dr. Robin Antoine

Senior Lecturer in Statistics

 

Contact Information

Department of Mathematics & Statistics
The University of The West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Location: Room 318
Tel: 662-2002 ext 83098
E-mail: robin.antoine@sta.uwi.edu

 

Educational Background
    • Ph.D. (Statistics); Florida State University
    • M.S. (Statistics); Florida State University
    • M.Sc. (Mathematics); The University of the West Indies
    • B.Sc. (Mathematics); The University of the West Indies  
On-going research

Currently working on improvements to the Sharpe Ratio

Recent Publications
  • B. Roopchandsingh, F Ali, I Dialsingh, R Antoine , A. Sahai,   S. Maharaj, S. Panday, F. Mohammed, S. Ali, A.Niamath, C. Persad.  “Barriers to Implementation of performance based management practices in pharmacies in a developing country”. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. IJPSR (2012) Vol 3, Issue 10, 3881 – 3996.
  • Parey, B., Addison, L., Maurice, B., Mark, K. L., Tripathi, V., Wahid, S., Antoine, R., ‘Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Emergency Contraceptives among Tertiary Level Students in Trinidad: A cross-sectional survey’, West Indian Journal of Medicine, 2010.
  • Richards, W. A., Sahai, A., R., Addison, L. and Acharya, M. R., (2010) ‘On Efficient Estimation of the Log-Normal Mean’, Interstat, January 2010, pp 1 - 9.
  • Richards, W. A., Antoine, R., Sahai, A., Acharya, M. R., ‘On Efficient Iterative Estimation Algorithm Using Sample Counterpart of the Searles Normal Mean Estimator with Exceptionally Large but Unknown Coefficient of Variation’, Interstat, May 2010, pp 1 – 11.
  • Antoine, R., Sahai, S., Addison, L., ‘A Two–Phase Iterative Algorithm using the Statistical Perspective For Improved Approximation by Baskakov Operator’, Interstat, May 2010, pp 1 – 9.
  • Antoine, R.A., Sahai, A., ‘An Iterative Algorithm using the Statistical perspective of Bias for Effcient Polynomial Approximation by the Modified MKZ Operator’, Interstat, April 2010, pp 1 – 12.
  • Antoine, R., Sahai, A., Addison, L., ‘On a Two – Phase Iterative – Sandwich Algorithm for Improved Polynomial Approximation by a Modified Lupas Operator using Statistical Perspectives’, International Journal of Eng. And Tech.,Vol 293, 2010, pp 176 – 181.
  • Sahai, A., Antoine, R., Chami, P., ‘A Two – Phase Iterative Algorithm for Improved Approximation by Szasz Operator using Statistical Perspective’, Journal of Mathematics Research’, Vol 2,       2010 , pp 123 – 128.
  • Richards, W. A., Antoine, R., Sahai, A., Acharya, M. R., ‘An Efficient Polynomial Approximation of the Normal Distribution Function and its Inverse’, Journal of Mathematics Research, Vol2, 2010, # 4.
  • Antoine, R., Sahai, A., Richards, W., Acharya, W.R. ‘On Efficient Variance Estimators for Normal Populations with Known Coefficient of Variation’. Bulletin of Economics and Statistics’. Volume 3, Number 9, 2009.
  • African Dust and Asthma in the Caribbean: medical and statistical perspectives M A Monteil, R.M Antoine International Journal of Biometeorology.    Vol 53, # 5, 2009.
  • K. Gyan , W. Henry, S. Lacaille, A.Laloo, C. Lamsee-Ebawes, S Ms KayGulston, R. Antoine ‘Sahara dust clouds and pediatric asthma in the Caribbean Island of Trinidad’ 
  • Chinese Journal of Geochemistry VOL 25 # 1, 2006.
  • Chami, P., Antoine, R., and Sahai, A., ‘On Efficient Confidence Intervals for the Log-Normal Mean’, Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol 7, (13), 1790-1794, 2007.
  • Sahai, A., Antoine, R., Chami, P. and Acharya, R., ‘A Statistical Perspective for Improving Approximation by Modified Szasz Operator’, Journal of Applied Sciences 7 (4): 604-606, 2007.
  • Antoine, R., Sahai, A., and Chami, P., ‘Meta  Analysis of Panel Data Generated by a Set of Randomized Controlled Trials’, Journal of Applied Sciences 7 (7); 951-957, 2007.
  • Michelle Monteil, Gina Joseph, Catherine Chang Kit, Gillian Wheeler and Robin Antoine. ‘A Comparison of Prevalence and Severity of Asthma among Adolescents in the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago: results of a nation-wide Survey’, BMC Public Health 5:96, 2005.
  • Gyan, K., Henry, W., Lacaille, S., Lamsee-Ebanks, C., Mckay, S., Antoine, R.M., Monteil, M.A., ‘African Dust Clouds are Associated with Increased Paediatric Asthma, Accident and Emergency Admissions on the Caribbean Island of Trinidad’, International Journal of Biometereology, 49(6): 371-376, 2005.
  • ‘Smoking at Home and Symptoms of Asthma and Rhinitis in Trinidad and Tobago’ M. Monteil, G. Joseph, C. Chang Kit, G. Wheeler and R. Antoine, Pan American Journal of Public health, Vol 16, No. 3 pp 193-198, 2004.
  • ‘Identifiability in the Autopsy Model of Reliability Theory’, Antoine, R., Doss, H. and Hollander, M., Journal of Applied Probability, Vol 30, 913-930, 1993.
  • ‘A Comparison of Various Estimators in Reliability Models Involving Mutual Censorship of Component Lifelengths’, Antoine, R., Doss, H. and Hollander, M., Advances in Reliability, 1-19, 1992.