# M.S. Statistics Writing Projects

#### 2018

An Examination of the Kuiper Test - Esther Birch

Predicting Range Expansion of Yellowstone Grizzly Bears - Jacob Dym

Uniform Space-Filling Designs and Their Applications in Designed Experiments - Walker Hopkins

Statistcs Behind the Skill: Cluster Analysis and Data Visualization on Disc Golf Data - Eli Meyer

Investigating Models for Overdispersed Count Data and its Applications - Priscilla Omari-Baah

A Bayesian Mixture Distribution Model for Olympic Weightlifting Scores - Julia Platt

Poststratification: A Case Study - Daniel Quartey

Comparison of Generalized Linear Mixed Model Estimation Methods - Jacob Rich

Predicting the PITCHf/x Pitch Classifier - Christian Stratton

#### 2017

Investigation of ESPN's Total Quarterback Rating - Justin Gomez

Demystifying the Carnegie Classifications: *A Sensitivity Analysis* - Paul Harmon

A Spatial Prediction Map of Selenium Concentrations - Andrea Mack

Finite Population Correction Methods - Moses Obiri

#### 2016

Clustering NFL Quarterbacks using QBR Distributions - Douglas Anderson

Visual Sample Plan and Prior Information - Kenneth Flagg

Comparing Variations of the Neyman-Pearson Lemma - William Johnson

Development of an Adaptive, Statistical Model Based, Optimal Control Algorithm - Eric Loftsgaarden

Bayesian Networks - Matthew Pettigrew

Comparing Classical and Bayesian Abundance Estimates - Claire Rasmussen

Abundance Estimation of Snow Leopards in Eastern Afganistan - Samuel Read

Visualizing and Clustering Data that Includes Circular Variables - Garland Will

A Bayesian Approach to Estimating Mallard Duckling Survival - Wilson Wright

#### 2015

Extension Analysis - Lauren Goodwin

Evaluating Population Trend Models for a Hawaiian Forest Bird Species - Bobby Hsu

An Overview of Accelerated Life Testing - Diana Marie Liley

An Alternative of Modelling in Spatial Statistics - Tao Huang

A Markov Chain Approach to a Game of Chance - Maya Tsidulko

#### 2014

A Multivariate Analysis of Brewery Draft Beer Sales in Bozeman, MT - Chris Barbour

Bokashi Compost Experiment Analysis - Elizabeth Mosher

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Occupant Protection - Alyssa Peck

Exploration of Cross-Validation For Selecting the Number of Clusters - Tan Vinh Tran

Investigating Spatial prediction of Blister Rust Infection Rates in Whitebark Pine - Matt Tyers

#### 2013

Panel Studies: Missing Binary Data in a Survey of Whitebark Pine - Cynthia Hollimon

Biosurveillance: Case-Detection Algorithms and Forecasting Methods

A Review of Adaptive Cluster and It's Applications - Erica Swanson

#### 2012

Posterior Predictive Checks for Model Assessment in Occupancy Modeling - Michael Lerch

KernSmoothIRT: An R Package allowing for Kernel Smoothing in Item Response Theory - Brian McGuire

The Analysis of Square Lattice Designs Using R and SAS - Patchanok Srisuradetchai

Ordinal Response Mixed Models: A Case Study - Jade Schmidt

Causal Inference and Major League Baseball - Jamie Thornton

#### 2011

Movement of Animals in Complex Environments - Michels

#### 2010

GAMM-Trees for Understanding Northern Hemisphere Temperature Trends - Sydney Akapame

Analyzing Right-Censored Data with MLE Techniques - Dustin Dickerson

#### 2009

Glacial Lake Missoula and the Self Censoring Data Problem - Cody Custis

Investigation of a Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Landscape Genetics - Kezia Manlove

Cluster Analysis of Tribal Data - Elizabeth Marra

An Application of Binary Logistic Regression to College Admissions Data - Michael Sulock

A Study of the Dynamics of Eritrean Malaria Cases at he Subzone Level - Ismael Talke

Analysis of Localized Brain Activity - Olga Vsevolozhskaya

#### 2008

Multivariate Statistical Process Control - Beiyi Cai

Cross Validation for Model Selection in Regression - Glenna Gordon

Generating Space-Filling Designs using Meshes - Greta Linse

#### 2007

Power Analysis and Sample Size Determination - Yin Chang

P.L. Chebyshev and Chebyshev Polynomials - J. Anthony Cookson

Logistic Regression for Matched Pairs Data - Eric Meredith

Analyzing Student Data Before Enrollment to Determine Academic Success at MSU - Ben Sharp

Population Viability Analyses for Populations without Age Structure - Rebecca Taylor

Fixed Depth Slice Illustration of Three-Dimensional Ellipsoid - Steve Walsh

#### 2006

#### 2004

Attribute Sampling Plans - Allen Bross

Robustness of Kendall's Tau to Outliers in Sparse Non-zero Count Data - Stacey Hancock

A Bayesian Approach to Hierarchical Model Building - Albert Parker

Random Sum Estimators and their Efficiency - Yurii B. Shvetsov

#### 2003

Impacts of Weather on Rural Highway Operations - Emilie Berglund

Mossmain Truck Classification Study - Melissa Harrington

Bioequivalence Testing - Thomas Oakberg

Estimating Population Trend and Process Variation in the Presence of Sampling Error - David Staples

Utility Analysis in Statistics and Applied Psychology - Jifeng Wang

Smallpox: Disease and Vaccine Resurfacing Concerns - Karen Wesenberg

Multivariate Analysis of Variance Applied to Microbiological Experimental Data - Michele Wolf

#### 2002

Circular Data: An Overview with Discussion of One-Sample Tests - Amanda Scott

Analysis of Edge Effect Transect Data Using Mixed-Effects Models - Alan Swanson

#### 2001

How to Optimize the Drop Plate Method of Enumerating Bacteria - Becky Herigstad

Detection Limits in Microbiology - Julia Sharp

#### 2000

Relative Species Abundance - Kristie Allen

Introduction to Robust Estimation with Applications - Ampai Ussawarujikulchai

#### 1999

Analysis of a Repeated Measures Bacterial Attachment Study - Matthew Austin

A Brief Review of Transformation - Xiaohui Cai

The Introduction to the Analysis of Balanced Lattice Designs Using SAS - Boonorm Chomtee

#### 1998

A Critical Review of Marbled Murrelet Activity Studies - Joan Brenneman

An Introduction to the Analysis of Crossover Designs - Kamolchanok Choochaow

Population Thresholds for Businesses in the State of Montana - Don Harder

An Approach to Specification Setting for the Manufacture of a Diagnostic Immunoassay - Phil Turk

Elementary Statistics: A Workbook - Virginia Weber

#### 1997

Some Basics of Quality Control Charting - Matt Bodoh

Multiple Comparison Procedures - Sharon Cebula

Types I, II, and III Analyses in Linear Models - Scott Cooley

Ridge Regression - Dave Mikelson

#### 1995

Hybridizing Statistics with Genetic Algorithms - Trenton Pamplin

Gambling in Deadwood, South Dakota - Jill Trimble

Binomial Confidence Intervals - Derek Webb

#### 1994

Fisher's Exact Test Versus the x^2 Approximation for the 2X2 Table - Eric Lloyd

D and G Optimality and Efficiency Concerning Response Surface Designs - Shaun Wulff

#### 1993

Remodeling Load Time Variability Data - Michael Amdahl

Sampling Methods for Biological Populations - Kimberly Sinclair

#### 1990

A Consultant's Guide to Sample Size - Karen Summers

#### 1989

A Primer on Confidence Intervals - Scott Alexander

Choosing the Best: Ranking and Selection - Steve Cherry

Confidence Bands for the Survival Curve Based on the Kaplan-Meier Estimate - Ann Walker

#### 1988

A Overview and Illustration of the Em Algorithm - Joe Cavanaugh

#### 1987

A Critical Evaluation of the Statistical Computer Program Spearman - Lisa Bogar