Samuel E. Buttrey

Associate Chair of Instruction
Associate Professor of Operations Research
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA  93943


Buttrey, S., Whitaker, L., and Alt., J.: "Developments in the Statistical Modeling of Military Recruiting," Chance, to appear.

Anglemyer, A., Miller, M., Buttrey, S. and Whitaker, L.: "Suicide Rates and Methods in Active Duty Military Personnel 2005-2011: A Cohort Study," Annals of Internal Medicine, to appear, 2016.

Buttrey, S.: "Beating the Market Betting on NHL Hockey Games," Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 12(2), 2016.

Buttrey, S. and Whitaker, L., "treeClust: an R Package for Tree-Based Clustering Dissimilarities," R Journal, 7 (2), 2015.

Byrne, D., Buttrey, S., Carberry, C., Lydon, S. and O'Connor, P., "Is there a risk profile for the vulnerable junior doctor?", Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2015 (2)

Katz, J., Winter, C., Buttrey, S., and Fadel, J., "Comparison of Acrylamide Intake from Western and Guideline Based Diets Using Probabilistic Techniques and Linear Programming," Food and Chemical Toxicology, 50 (2012), pp. 877-883.

Buttrey, Samuel E.; Washburn, Alan R.; and Price, Wilson L. "Estimating NHL Scoring Rates," Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, Vol. 7 : Iss. 3, Article 24, 2011.

O'Connor, P., Buttrey, S., O'Dea, A., and Kennedy, Q., "Identifying and addressing the limitations of safety climate surveys," Journal of Safety Research, 42 (4), pp. 259-265, 2011.

O'Connor, P., Jones, D., McCauley, M., and Buttrey, S., "An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Crew Resource Management Programme in Naval Aviation," International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, 1(1), pp. 21-40, 2011.

O'Connor, P., O'Dea, A., Kennedy, Q. and Buttrey, S., "Measuring safety climate in the aviation industry: A review and recommendations for the future." Safety Science, Vol. 49, pp. 128-138, 2010.

Buttrey, S.E. "An Excel Add-In for Statistical Process Control Charts," Journal of Statistical Software, 30 (13), 2009.

Kerman, M.C., Jiang W., Blumberg, A.F., and Buttrey, S.E. "The Application of a Quantile Regression Metamodel for Salinity Event Detection Confirmation Within New York Harbour Oceanographic Data, " Journal of Operational Oceanography, 2 (1), 2009, pp. 49-70.

Kerman, M.C., Jiang W., Blumberg, A.F., and Buttrey, S.E. "A Comparison of Robust Metamodels for the Uncertainty Quantification of New York Harbour Oceanographic Data, " Journal of Operational Oceanography, 1 (2), 2008, pp. 3-13.

Buttrey, S.E. "Calling the lp_solve Linear Program Software from R, S-PLUS and Excel," Journal of Statistical Software, 14 (4), 2005.

Buttrey, S.E. and Karo, C., “Using K-Nearest-Neighbor Classification in the Leaves of a Tree,” Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 40, 2002, pp.27-37.

Krebs, W.K., Essock, E.A., Buttrey, S.E., Sinai, M.J., and McCarley, J.S. “An Oblique Effect of Chromatic Gratings Measured by Color Mixture Thresholds,” Perception, Vol. 8, 2000, pp. 927-935.

Krebs,W.K., Essock, E.A., Buttrey, S.E., and Sinai, M.J., “Chromatic oblique effect of contrast sensitivity,” Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, (SUPPL) 39, 771, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 1998.

Buttrey, S.E., “Nearest-Neighbor Classification with Categorical Variables,” Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Vol. 28, No. 2, 1998, pp. 157-169.

Buttrey, S.E. and Buttrey, T.V., “Calculating Ancient Coin Production, Again,” Am. J. of Numismatics, Second Series Vol. 9, 1997, pp. 113-135.

Chavez, F.P., Service, S.K., and Buttrey, S.E., “Temperature-nitrate Relationships in the Central and Eastern Tropical Pacific,” J. Geophysical Research, Vol. 101, Number 9, 1996, pp. 20553-20563.

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