Reference Library - Statistics

The links below to references in the literature which include analytical aspects of philately. These may be very important because the name of books and papers are often not indicative of details of their contents.
Absorption/ReflectionColorimetryColorimetry of Overprints
CompositionComputer GraphicsElectron Microscopy
Environmental Effects on Philatelic MaterialsFormulationGum Analysis
Infrared and FTIRInkOverprints, Movable Type
Paper SciencePIXEPhotomicrography/Microsocpy
XRDXRFWet Chemical Analysis
ChromatograhyGas Chromatography-Mass SpecMass Spec
Post MarksVSC 6000/8000Luminescence
Floatation DensityPerforationsPigments

Aceto, Maurizio, Angelo Agostino, Gaia Fenoglio, Monica Gulmini, Valentina Bianco, Eleonora PellizziNon invasive analysis of miniature paintings: Proposal for an analytical protocolSpectrochimica Acta Part A 91 (2012) pp. 352- 359
Billa, E., E. Koutsoula, E.G. KoukiosFluorescence analysis of paper pulpsBioresource Technology 67 (1999) pp. 25-33
Bower, Nathan W., Conor J.K. Blanchet and Michael S. EpsteinNondestructive Determination of the Age of 20th-Century Oil-Binder Ink Prints Using Attenuated Total Reflection Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (ATR FT-IR): A Case Study with Postage Stamps from the Lodz GhettoApplied Spectroscopy 2016, Vol. 70(1) pp 162-173
Castro, Kepa, Benito Abalos, Irantzu Martinez-Arkarazo,Nestor Etxebarria and Juan Manuel MadariagaScientific examination of classic Spanish stamps with colour error, a non-invasive micro-Raman and micro-XRF approach: The King Alfonso XIII (1889-1901 ''Pelon'') 15 cents definitive issueJournal of Cultural Heritage 9 (2008) pp.189-195
Cibulskis, John MResolving the Scanner Dependency in Color MatchingIAP II pp 41-47
Cibulskis, John M.The Colors of the Germany Crown and Eagle Series, Objectifying Their Classification by ColorIAP III
Cibulskis, John M. Towards a Stamp-Oriented Color Guide: Objectifying Classification by ColorIAP II pp 31-39
Dunn, KevinProcess Improvement Using Data pp. 336-383
Gates, Charles E.Prediction of the Number of Existing Copies of Rare Stamps from Auction RecordsAmerican Philatelist Jan 1992, pp. 48-49
Herendeen, David LThe Parcel Post Stamps of the Ivory Coast (Book)Herendeen Enterprises, Harbor City, CA (2001)
Herendeen, David L. and Gary C. WhiteStatistical Estimates of Rare Stamp PopulationsIAP I pp 91-100
Imperio, Eleonora, Gabriele Giancane and Ludovico ValliSpectral Database for Postage Stamps by Means of FT-IR SpectroscopyAnal. Chem. 2013, 85. pp. 7085-7093
Kher, Ashwini, Mary Mulholland, Elinore Green, Brian ReedyForensic classification of ballpoint pen inks using high performance liquid chromatography and infrared spectroscopy with principal components analysis and linear discriminant analysisVibrational Spectroscopy 40 (2006) pp. 270-277
Liston, Edward M.A New Technique for Analyzing The Optical Spectrum of Stamp Inks: A U.S. 1861 Case StudyCollectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 95(4) 2016. pp. 244-250
Liston, Edward M.A New Technique for Analyzing the Optical Spectra of Stamp Inks: U.S. 1861 StampsIAP II pp 135-136
Lyerla, Timothy A.Scanning for Stamp ShadesAmerican Philatelist July 2014. pp. 666-670
Lyerla, Timothy A.The Use of Tonal Histograms for the Study of Stamp ShadesIAP III
Lyerla, Timothy A.Shade Verifications Using Tonal Histogram AnalysesIAP II pp 87-94
McKee, ArchiePaper and Color Varieties of the People's Republic of China 'Workers and Soldiers' Definitive Set of 1955-1961IAP II pp 9-19
Melendez-Perez, Jose Javier, Deleon Nascimento Correa, Vinicius Veri Hernandes, Damila Rodrigues de Morais, Rodrigo Borges de Oliveira, Wanderley de Souza, Jandyson Machado Santos and Marcos Nogueira EberlinForensic Application of X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy for the Discrimination of Authentic and Counterfeit Revenue StampsApplied Spectroscopy 2016, Vol. 70(11). pp. 1910-1915
Miranda, Teresa MR, Adilson R Goncalves and MT Pessoa AmorimUltraviolet-induced crosslinking of poly(vinyl alcohol) evaluated by principal component analysis of FTIR spectraPolymer International 50 (2001) pp. 1068-1072
Mustacich, RobertFreak or Fake? A New Fingerprinting Method for Distinguishing between Original and Fraudulent Extra Perforation of 19th Century Revenue StampsThe American Revenuer, 2014 67(1). pp. 2-19
Mustacich, RobertFake Perforations on 19th Century U.S. Revenue Stamps: A Stroke of LuckThe American Revenuer, 2015 68(4). pp. 90-96
Mustacich, RobertMeasurements of Stamp Separation Features by Digital Image AnalysisIAP II pp 73-85
Mustacich, RobertDigital Image Differencing of High Resolution Stamp ImagesIAP II pp 57-72
Mustacich, Robert V.A Versatile Comparison of Stamps by High Resolution Image DifferencingIAP III
Navas, Natalia, Julia Romero-Pastor, Eloisa Manzano, Carolina CardellBenefits of applying combined diffuse reflectance FTIR spectroscopy and principal component analysis for the study of blue tempera historical paintingAnalytica Chimica Acta 630 (2008) pp. 141-149
Rosi, Francesca, Aviva Burnstock, Klaas Jan Van den Berg, Costanza Miliania, Brunetto Giovanni Brunetti, Antonio SgamellottiA non-invasive XRF study supported by multivariate statistical analysis and reflectance FTIR to assess the composition of modern painting materialsSpectrochimica Acta Part A 71 (2009) pp. 1655-1662
Schwab, Nicolas V., José Augusto Da-Col, Peter Meyer, Maria I. M. S. Bueno and Marcos N. EberlinEnergy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Profile of Some Brazilian Postage StampsJ. Braz. Chem. Soc., 27(7) 2016 pp. 1305-1310
Smith, Lindsay I A tutorial on Principal Components Analysis
Takalo, Jouni, Jussi Timonen, Jouni Sampo, Maaria Rantala, Samuli Siltanen and Matti LassasUsing the fibre structure of paper to determine authenticity of the documents: Analysis of transmitted light images of stamps and banknotesForensic Science International 244 2014 pp. 252-258
Whitbeck, Michael, R.Second Derivative Infrared SpectroscopyApplied Spectroscopy, 35(1) 1981 pp. 93-95
Wold, Svante, Kim Esbensen and Paul GeladiPrincipal Component AnalysisChemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 2 (1987) pp. 37-52