Samuel E. Buttrey

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


Buttrey, Samuel E. and Whitaker, Lyn R.: "A New Approach to Visualizing and Clustering Mixed Categorical and Numeric Data", U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, December 10, 2015

Buttrey, Samuel E.: "Predicting the Winners of Hockey Games" JSM 2015, Seattle, WA, August 11, 2015

Buttrey, Samuel E.: "Looking for Flu Patterns in Twitter Data" INFORMS 2014, San Francisco, CA, November 11, 2014

Buttrey, Samuel E.: "Looking for Flu Patterns in Twitter Data" IFORS 2014, Barcelona, Spain, July 14, 2014

Buttrey, Samuel E.; Henry, James; Whitaker, Lyn R; and Buss, Arnold "DaViTo: An Open-Source Mapping, Graphics, and Analysis Tool," Joint Statistical Meetings, San Diego, CA, August 2 2012

O'Connor, P., Buttrey, S., O'Dea, A., & Kennedy, Q. "An assessment of safety climate in U.S. Naval aviation," In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society conference, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada.

O'Connor, P., Buttrey, S., O'Dea, A., & Kennedy, Q, "Identifying and addressing the limitations of safety climate surveys: Lessons for organisational researchers," In Proceedings of the Irish Academy of Management conference, 2011, Dublin.

Buttrey, Samuel E.; Washburn, Alan R.; and Price, Wilson L.: "Estimating NHL Scoring Rates," Northern California Symposium on Operations Research and Statistics in Sports, Atherton, CA, October 16 2010

Buttrey, Samuel E.: "A Scale-Independent Clustering Method with Automatic Variable Selection Based on Trees," Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, CA, August 9 2006

Kramer, L.A., Richmond, D.A., Jung, C.L., and Buttrey, S.E. "Conducting automated screening of the SF-86 to identify security clearance applicants of counterintelligence concern: A feasibility assessment. Monterey, CA: Defense Personnel Security Research Center" (2006)

Buttrey, S.E. and Carlyle, W.: "Choosing Weights for Nearest-Neighbor Classification with Linear Programming," Interface/CSNA 2005, St. Louis, MO, June 11, 2005

Buttrey, S.E., "Visualizing High-Dimensional Data Through Lattice and Gobi," 2005 INFORMS Conference on OR/MS Practice, Palm Springs, CA, April 17, 2005

Buttrey, S.E. and Rouillard, G., “A Scale-Free Clustering Technique With Application to Fraud Detection,” 72nd MORS Symposium, Monterey, CA, June 22, 2004.

Panel on Profiling, Section on Statistics in Defense and National Security, Joint Statistical Meetings, Toronto, CA, August 10, 2004

António Monteiro, Lyn R. Whitaker, Samuel E. Buttrey, Chris Nelson, "Fraud Detection with Multiple Additive Regression Trees Methodology - A Predictive Data Mining Study," JoCLAD 2003 (X Jornadas de Classificação e Análise de Dados), 10-12 April, 2003, Aveiro, Portugal.

Buttrey, S.E. and Kobayashi, I., "On Strength and Correlation in Random Forests," Joint Statistical Meetings, San Francisco, CA, August 18, 2003.

Buttrey, S.E., “Nested Classifiers,” UCLA Department of Biostatistics Seminar, March 14, 2001.

Buttrey, S.E., Nolan, D., and Temple Lang, D., “Computing in the Mathematical Statistics Course,” Proceedings of the Am. Stat. Assoc. Annual Meeting (2001)

Buttrey, S.E., Nolan, D., and Temple Lang, D., “An Environment for Creating Interactive Statistical Documents,” Proceedings of the 33rd Symposium on the Interface (2001).

Buttrey, S.E. and Karo, C., “Using k-Nearest Neighbor Classification in the Leaves of a Tree,” Interface '99, Schaumburg, IL, June 11, 1999.

Buttrey, S.E., “Tree-based Methods for Forecasting Retention Rates,” MORSS Conference, Monterey, CA, June 23, 1998.

Buttrey, S.E., “Discrimination with Categorical Variables,” Interface '98, Minneapolis, MN, May 16, 1998.

Buttrey, S.E., “Tree-based Methods for Forecasting Retention Rates,” BAFEX Conference, West Point, NY, May 14, 1998.

Buttrey, S.E. and Bradley, G.H., “Dynamic, Interactive Statistical Research Papers on the Web,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Anaheim, CA, August 11, 1997.

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