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Daniel Coster Ph. D.

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Mathematics and Statistics

Professor | Undergraduate Committee Chair

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Animal Science (ANSC) 219
DialPhone: (435) 797-2815
SendEmail: dan.coster@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 1986
MS, Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 1983
Other, Mathematics and Statistics, Cambridge University, 1981
BA, Mathematics, Cambridge University, 1980

Awards

Judy Black Award, 2007


Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Butler, S.M, Black, D.R, Avery, G.A, Kelly, J., Coster, D.C, (2011). Sexual health services questionnaire: Handbook of sexuality-related measures . Routledge

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Hsu, H., Wang, S., Coster, D.C, (2017). New literacy implementation: an investigation of the impact of professional development on middle school students science learnng. International Journal of Information Communication and Technology Education , 13
        • Wang, S., Hsu, H., Campbell, T., Longhurst, M., Coster, D.C, (2015). Investigation of middle school science teachers and students use of technology inside and outside of classrooms: considering whether digital natives are more technology savvy than teachers. Educational Technology Research and Development, 6:2
        • Li, C., Coster, D.C, (2015). Construction of Weak Universal Optimal Block Designs with Various Correlation Structures and Bloaxk Sizes. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 160
        • Campbell, T., Longhurst, M., Wang, S., Hsu, H., Coster, D.C, (2015). Technologies and reformed based science instruction: the examination of a professional edvelopment model. Journal of Science Education and Technology, doi: DOI 10.1007/s10956-015-9548-6
        • Wang, K.S, Hsu, H.Y, Campbell, D.T, Coster, D.C, Longhurst, M., (2014). An investigation of middle school science teachers and students use of technology inside and outside of classrooms: Considering whether digital natives are more technology savvy than their teachers.. Education Technology Research and Development, 62:6, 637-662.
        • Olson, D.D, Bissonette, J.A, Cramer, P.C, Bunnell, K.D, Coster, D.C, Jackson, P.J, (2014). Vehicle collisions cause differential age and sex-specific mortality in mule deer. Advances in Ecology
        • Olson, D., Bissonette, J., Cramer, P.C, Bunnel, K., Coster, D.C, Jackson, P., (2014). Vehicle Collisions Cause Differential Age and Sex-specific Mortality in Mule Deer. Advances in Ecology, 10. doi: Article ID971809
        • Li, C., Coster, D.C, (2014). A simulated annealing algorithm for D-optimal design. Journal of Applied Mathematics, doi: 746914
        • Olsen, D.D, Bissonette, J.A, Cramer, P.A, Green, A.D, Davis, S.T, Jackson, P.J, Coster, D.C, (2014). Monitoring wildlfe collisions in the information age: how smartphones can improve data collection. Plos One, 9, 9 pages.
        • Wang, S., Hsu, H., Reeves, T.C, Coster, D.C, (2014). Professional development to enhance teachers' practices in using information and communication technologies (ICTs) as cognitive tools. Computers and Education, 79, 15 pages.
        • Olson, D., Bissonette, J., Cramer, P.C, Green, A., Davis, S.T, Coster, D., (2014). Monitoring wildlife-vehicle collision in the information age: how smartphones can improve data collection. PLOS, 9. doi: 9(6):e98613/ doi: 10.1371
        • Black, D.R, Dietz, E., Stirrat, A., Coster, D.C, Does Social Media have a Place in Public Health Emergency Recovery?. Journal of Emergency Management
        • Coster, D.C, Dahl, D., Jenson, R.L, (2014). Modeling linear trends in audit fees. International Journal of Auditing, 18:1, 68-75.
        • Olson, D.D, Bissonette, J.A, Cramer, P.C, Koons, D.N, Bunnell, K., Coster, D.C, , How does variation in winter weather affect deer—vehicle collision rates?. Wildlife Biology/Nordic Board for Wildlife Research, 21:2, 80-87.
        • Butler, S.M, Black , D.R, Coster, D.C, (2011). Condom and Safer Sex Product Availability among U.S. College Health Centers. Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 14
        • Kulyukin, V.A, Crandall, W., Coster, D.C, , (2011). Efficiency or Quality of Experience: A Laboratory Study of Three Eyes-Free Touchscreen Menu Browsing User Interfaces for Mobile Phones . Bentham Open, 4, 13-22. doi: DOI: 10.2174/1874943701104010013
        • Ilich , J.Z, Brownbill , R.A, Coster, D.C, (2010). Higher habitual sodium intake is not detrimental for bones in older women with adequate calcium intake. European Journal of Applied of Physiology, 109:4, 745-755.
        • Bonnar-Kidd , K., Black , D.R, Mattson , M., Coster, D.C, (2009). Online Physical Activity Information: Will Typical Users Find Quality Information? . Health Communication, 24:2, 165-175.
        • Nicholson, J., Kulyukin, V.A, Coster, D.C, (2009). Shoptalk: Independent blind shopping through verbal route directions and barcode scans. The Open Rehabilitation Journal, 2, 11-23.
        • Coster, D.C, Abood , D.A, Black , D.R, (2008). Evaluation of a school-based teen obesity prevention minimal intervention. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 40, 168-174.
        • Kukay , B., Barr , P.J, Friel , L., Coster, D.C, Halling , M.W, (2008). Post-fire assessments, methodology, and equations for directly determining wood’s residual flexural properties. Forest Products Journal, 58:1, 40-46.
        • Kulyukin, V.A, Gharpure , C., Coster, D.C, (2008). Robot-assisted navigation for the visually impaired: proof-of-concept design and feasibility evaluation. Journal of Assistive Technology,, 20:2, 86-96.
        • Kukay, B.M, Friel, L., Barr, P.J, Coster, D.C, Halling, M.W, (2008). Fire’s Effect on Flexural Wood Property: Forest Products Journal. , 58:1/2
        • Brooks , Y., Black , D.R, Coster, D.C, Blue , C.L, Abood , D.A, Gretebeck , R.J, (2007). Body mass index/percentage body fat as health indicators for college students. American Journal of Health Behavior, 31:6, 686-700.
        • Delgadillo, L., Erickson, L., Coster, D.C, (2006). Concentrations of subprime lending activities, equity risk factors, and bankruptcy filings.. Housing and Society, 33 (2), 87-107.
        • Abood, D.A, Black , D.R, Coster, D.C, (2005). Loss-framed minimal intervention increases mammography use. Women’s Health Issues, 15:6, 258-264.
        • Coster, D.C, Moon, B.S, (2004). A study of the edge enhancement of X-ray images generated by a gas electron multiplier chamber. International Journal of Fuzzy Logic and Intelligent Systems, 4:2, 155-160.
        • Delgadillo, L., Sorensen , S., Coster, D.C, (2004). An exploratory study of preparation for future care among older Latino’s. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 25, 25-50.
        • Black, D.R, Larkin , L.J, Coster, D.C, Leverenz , L., Abood , D.A, (2003). Physiologic screening test for eating disorders/disordered eating for female athletes. Journal of Athletic Training, 38, 286-297.
        • Beasley, L.B, Zhu, Z., Coster, D.C, (2003). Properties of a covariance matrix with an application to D-optimal design. Electornic Journal of Linear Algebra, 10, 65-76.
        • Black, D.R, Blue, C.L, Coster, D.C, Chrysler, L.M, (2002). Corporate social marketing: message design to recruit program participants. American Journal of Health Behavior, 26:3, 188-199.
        • Abood, D.A, Coster, D.C, Mullis, A.K, Black, D.R, (2002). Evaluation of a “loss-framed” minimal intervention to increase mammography utilization among un- and under-insured women. Cancer Detection and Prevention, 26:5, 394-400.
        • Moscato, S., Black, D.R, Blue , C.L, Mattson , M., Galer-Unti , R.A, Coster, D.C, (2001). Evaluating a fear appeal message to reduce alcohol use among “Greeks.” . American Journal of Health Behavior, 25:5, 481-491.
        • Black, D.R, Blue , C.L, Coster, D.C, (2001). Using social marketing to develop and test tailored health messages. American Journal of Health Behavior, 25:3, 260-271.
        • Nagel , D.L, Black , D.R, Leverenz , L.J, Coster, D.C, (2000). Evaluation of a screening test for female college athletes with eating disorders and disordered eating. Journal of Athletic Training, 35:4, 431-440.
        • Coster, D.C, Black , D.R, Blue , C.L, Kosmoski , K., (2000). Social marketing: developing a tailored message for a physical activity program. American Journal of Health Behavior, 24:5, 323-338.
        • Stolley , D.S, Bissonette , J.A, Kadlec , J.A, Coster, D.C, (1999). Effects of saline drinking water on early gosling development. Journal of Wildlife Management, 63, 990-996.
        • Black , D.R, Taylor , A.M, Coster, D.C, (1998). Accuracy of self-reported body weight: Stepped Approach Model component assessment. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice, 13, 101-107.
        • Black , D.R, Sciacca , J.P, Tobler , N.S, Coster, D.C, (1998). Peer suicide prevention programs: are they harmful and fatal?. The Peer Facilitator Quarterly, 15, 76-79.
        • Wicks , S., Black , D.R, Coster, D.C, (1996). A heuristic illustration of a service credit banking program (SCCP): an elder peer helper application. The Peer Facilitator Quarterly, 13, 14-22.
        • Frauenknecht , M., Black , D.R, Coster, D.C, (1996). Adolescent problem solving, stress, and the stepped approach model (SAM). American Journal of Health Behavior, 20, 30-41.
        • 9. Black , D.R, Coster, D.C, (1996). Interest in a stepped approach model (SAM): identification of recruitment strategies for university alcohol programs. Health Education Quarterly, 23, 98-114.
        • Gries , J.A, Black, D.R, Coster, D.C, (1995). Recruitment to a university alcohol program: evaluation of social marketing theory and stepped approach model. Preventive Medicine, 24, 348-356.
        • Black , D.R, Sciacca , J.P, Coster, D.C, (1994). Extremes in body mass index: probability of healthcare expenditures. Preventive Medicine, 23, 385-393.
        • Freedman, D.A, Wachter, K.W, Coster, D.C, Cutler, D., Klein, S.P, (1993). Adjusting the Census of 1990: the Smoothing Model. Evaluation Review, 17:4, 371-443.
        • Coster, D.C, (1993). Tables of minimum cost, linear trend-free run sequences for two- and three-level fractional factorial designs. Computational Stat. and Data Analysis, 16, 325-336.
        • Coster, D.C, (1993). Trend-free run orders of mixed-level fractional factorial designs. Ann. Statist., 21, 2072-2086.
        • Henderson, T.L, Baumgardner , M.F, Franzmeier , D.P, Stott , D.E, Coster, D.C, (1992). High dimensional reflectance analysis of soil organic matter. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 56, 865-872.
        • Braness , G.A, Coster, D.C, Bennett , G.W, (1991). Logistic models describing the effects of temperature and humidity on residual effectiveness of chlorpyrifos and cyfluthrin formulations against german cockroaches. J. of Economic Entomology, 84:6, 1746-1752.
        • Coster, D.C, Cheng , C.S, (1988). Minimum cost trend-free run orders or fractional factorial designs. Ann. Statist., 16, 1188-1205.
        • Professional Journal

        • Longhurst, M., Wolf, P.G, Duffy, A.M, Coster, D.C, Lee, H., Campbell, D.T, (2016). Multi-year professional development grounded in educative curriculum focused on integrating technology with reformed science teaching principles. School Science and Mathematics, 116:8, 430-441.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                MATH 5560 - Actuarial Financial Mathematics, Spring 2017

                STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Spring 2017

                MATH 5710 - Introduction to Probability, Spring 2017

                STAT 3000 - Statistics for Scientists, Summer 2016

                MATH 5580 - Actuarial Math II, Spring 2016

                STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Spring 2016

                STAT 5940 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2016

                MATH 5560 - Actuarial Financial Mathematics, Fall 2015

                MATH 5570 - Actuarial Math I, Fall 2015

                STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Fall 2015

                MATH 5710 - Introduction to Probability, Summer 2015

                MATH 5560 - Actuarial Financial Mathematics, Spring 2015

                MATH 6910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2015

                STAT 5940 - Directed Reading and Conference, Fall 2014

                MATH 5710 - Introduction to Probability, Fall 2014

                STAT 6910 - Seminar in Statistics, Fall 2014

                STAT 6910 - Seminar in Statistics, Fall 2014

                MATH 5710 - Introduction to Probability, Summer 2014

                MATH 5580 - Actuarial Math II, Spring 2014

                STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Spring 2014

                STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Spring 2014

                MATH 5910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2014

                STAT 5940 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2014

                STAT 6820 - Topics in Statistics (Topic), Spring 2014

                MATH 5570 - Actuarial Math I, Fall 2013

                STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Summer 2013

                STAT 6810 - Topics in Statistics (Topic), Summer 2013

                MATH 5560 - Actuarial Financial Mathematics, Spring 2013

                STAT 6200 - Analysis of Unbalanced Data and Complex Experimental Designs, Spring 2013

                MATH 5710 - Introduction to Probability, Spring 2013

                STAT 5820 - Topics in Statistics, Spring 2013

                STAT 6100 - Advanced Regression Analysis, Fall 2012

                STAT 7730 - Bayesian Statistics and Decision Theory (Topic), Fall 2012

                STAT 7110 - Linear Models (Topic), Fall 2012

                MATH 5570 - Actuarial Math I, Summer 2012

                MATH 5580 - Actuarial Math II, Spring 2012

                STAT 7210 - Experimental Design (Topic), Spring 2012

                MATH 5710 - Introduction to Probability, Spring 2012

                MATH 5570 - Actuarial Math I, Fall 2011

                STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Fall 2011

                STAT 6200 - ANALYSIS UNBAL DATA, Spring 2011

                MATH 5710 - INTRO TO PROBABILITY, Spring 2011

                MATH 5710 - INTRO TO PROBABILITY, Spring 2011

                MATH 5710 - INTRO TO PROBABILITY, Spring 2011

                MATH 5710 - INTRO TO PROBABILITY, Spring 2011

                MATH 5710 - INTRO TO PROBABILITY, Spring 2011

                MATH 5710 - INTRO TO PROBABILITY, Spring 2011

                STAT 6720 - MATHEMATICAL STAT II, Spring 2011

                STAT 6100 - Advanced Regression Analysis, Fall 2010

                STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                C Fawcett , 2008
                C Li , 2008
                J Jin, 2008
                Z Zhu , 2004
                A Bhat , 1995
                RH Wilson , 1995