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Richard Cutler Ph.D.

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Mathematics and Statistics

Professor

Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Animal Science (ANSC) 202
DialPhone: (435) 797-5363
SendEmail: richard.cutler@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Statistics, University of California, 1988
MS, Statistics, University of California, 1985
BS, Mathematics, University of Auckland, 1983

Awards

Teacher of the Year Award, 2008

Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics

Honorary member, 2007

Golden Key International Honor Society

CFP Board Award, 2004

Academic Journal Category of Annual Article Awards Competition

Teacher of the Year Award, 2002

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Utah State University

Teacher of the Year Award, 1992

Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Utah State University

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, 1987

University of California, Berkeley

Senior Prize in Applied Mathematics, 1981

University of Auckland, New Zealand

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Menuz, D.R, Kettenring, K., Hawkins, C.P, Cutler, D., (2015). Non-equilibrium in plant distribution models–only an issue for introduced or dispersal limited species?. Ecography, 38:3, 231–240.
        • Bisrat, S.A, White, M.A, Beard, K.H, Cutler, D., (2012). Predicting the distribution potential of an invasive Puerto Rican frog (Eleutherodactylus coqui) in Hawaii using remote sensing data. Diversity and Distributions, 18:7, 648-660. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00867.x
        • Munger, R.G, Tamura, T., Johnston, K., Felkkamp, M., Pfister, R., Cutler, D., Murtaugh, M., Carey, J., (2011). Oral clefts and maternal biomarkers of folate-dependent one-carbon metabolism in Utah. Birth Defects Researc A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 91:3, 153-161.
        • Barkworth, M.E, Cutler, D., Rollo, J.S, Jacobs, W.L, Rashid, A., (2009). Morphological identification of genomic genera in the Triticeae. Breeding Science, 59, 561-570.
        • Cutler, D., Edwards, T.C, Beard, K.H, Cutler, A., Hess, K.T, Gibson, J., Lawler, J.J, (2007). Random Forests for Classification in Ecology. Ecology, 88:11, 2783-2792.
        • Cutler, D., Edwards, T.C, Beard, K.H, Cutler, A., Hess, K.T, Gibson, J., Lawler, J.J, (2007). Random Forests for Classification in Ecology. Ecology, 88:11, 2783-2792.
        • Edwards, Jr., T.C, Cutler, D., Zimmerman, N.E, Geiser, L., Moisen, G.G, (2006). Effects of sample survey design on the accuracy of classification tree models in species distribution models. Ecological Modelling, 199:2, 132-141.
        • Wengreen, H.J, Cutler, D., Munger, R.G, Willing, M., (2006). Vitamin D Receptor Genotype and Risk of Osteoporotic Hip Fracture in Elderly Women of Utah: An Effect Modified by Parity. Osteoporosis International, 17:8, 1146-1153.
        • Zhang, J., Munger, R.G, West, N.A, Cutler, D., Wengreen, H.J, Corcoran, C.D, (2006). Antioxidant intake and risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in Utah: an effect modified by smoking status. American Journal of Epidemiology, 163:1, 9-17.
        • Cutler, D., Ellis, P.M, (2005). A Simple Model to Predict Loss Ratios in the Domestic Stock Property-Liability Insurance Industry. Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics, 44:3-4, 129-139.
        • Edwards, Jr., T.C, Cutler, D., Zimmerman, N.E, Geiser, L., Alegria, J., (2005). Use of Model-Assisted Designs for Sampling Rare Ecological Events: Lichens as a Case Example. Ecology, 86:5, 1081-1090.
        • Edwards, Jr., T.C, Cutler, D., Geiser, L., Alegria, J., McKenzie, D., (2004). Assessing Rarity and Stand Age Association of Species with Low Detectability: Lichens in Western Oregon and Washington Forests. Ecological Applications, 14:2, 414-424.
        • Wengreen, H.J, Munger, R.G, West, N.A, Cutler, D., Corcoran, C.D, Zhang, J., Sassano, N.E, (2004). Dietary protein intake and risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in elderly residents of Utah.. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 19:4, 537-545.
        • Willing, M., Munger, R.G, Beaty, T., Wengreen, H., West, N., Cutler, D., Corcoran, C.D, (2003). Bone-related genetic markers and risk of osteoporotic hip fracture in Utah men and women. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 73:5, 367.
        • Cutler, D., Brown, L., Powell, J.A, Bentz, B., Cutler, A., (2003). Identifying ‘Redtops’: Classification of Satellite Imagery for Tracking Mountain Pine Beetle Progression through a Pine Forest. Computing Science and Statistics, 35, 711–728.
        • Cutler, D., Brown, L., Powell, J.A, Bentz, B., Cutler, A., (2003). Identifying ‘Redtops’: Classification of Satellite Imagery for Tracking Mountain Pine Beetle Progression through a Pine Forest. Computing Science and Statistics, 35, 711–728.
        • Chou, L., Weimer, B.C, Cutler, D., (2001). Catabolism of Argenine and Lactose in Lactococcus lactis ssp. Lactis ML3. International Dairy Journal, 11, 253-258.
        • Wengreen, H.J, Munger, R.G, Wong, S.S, West, N.A, Cutler, D., (2001). Comparison of a Picture-Sort Food Frequency Questionnaire with 24-Hour Dietary Recalls in an Elderly Utah Population. Public Health and Nutrition, 4, 961-970.
        • Frame, D.D, Hooge, D.M, Cutler, D., (2001). Interactive Effects of Dietary Sodium and Chloride on the Incidence of Spontaneous Cardiomyopathy (Round Heart) in Turkeys. Poultry Science, 80:11, 1572-1577.
        • Cutler, D., Cutler, A., (2000). Minimum Hellinger Distance Estimation for the Beta Distribution. Communications in Statistics, 29:7, 1487-1509.
        • Cutler, D., Cutler, A., (2000). Minimum Hellinger Distance Estimation for the Beta Distribution. Communications in Statistics, 29:7, 1487-1509.
        • Edwards, Jr., T.C, Moisen, G.C, Cutler, D., (1998). Assessing Map Accuracy in an Ecoregion-Scale Cover-Map. Remote Sensing of Environment, 63, 73-83.
        • Freedman, D.A, Wachter, K.W, Cutler, D., Klein, S.P, (1994). Adjusting the Census of 1990: Loss Functions. Evaluation Review, 18:3, 243-280.
        • 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.
        • Cutler, D., (1993). Efficient Block Designs for Comparing Test Treatments to a Control when the Errors are Correlated. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 36, 107-125.
        • Cutler, D., Reilly, I.L, (1990). A Comparison of Hausdorff Notions in Fuzzy Topological Spaces. Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 19:11, 97-104.
        • Mitchell, E.A, Cutler, D., (1984). Paediatric Admissions to Auckland Hospital for Asthma from 1970—1980. The New Zealand Medical Journal, 97:749, 69-70.
        • Mitchell, E.A, Cutler, D., Lewis, S., (1983). Essential Fatty Acids and Maladjusted Behaviour in Children. Prostoglandins, Leukotrienes, and Medicine, 12:3

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Other Reports

            • Edwards, T.C, Cutler, D., Beard, K.H, Gibson, J., (2007). Predicting Invasive Plant Species Occurrences in National Parks: A Process for Prioritizing Prevention.. Final Report to USGS National Park Monitoring Project
            • Cutler, D., Edwards, Jr., T.C, (2003). Abundance and Association Analyses of Survey and Manage Lichen Data from the Pilot Random Grid Survey. Interagency Survey and Manage Program
            • Cutler, D., Edwards, Jr., T.C, (2003). Abundance and Association Analyses of Survey and Manage Bryophyte Data from the Pilot Random Grid.. Interagency Survey and Manage Program
            • Cutler, D., (2003). Strategic Survey Framework for the Northwest Forest Plan Survey and Manage Program: General Technical Report PNW-GTR-573. United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
            • Cutler, D., Edwards, Jr., T.C, Alegria, J., McKenzie, D., Cangelosi, A., (2003). Abundance and Association Analyses for the GOBIG2K Mollusk and Amphibian Surveys with Applications to Survey and Manage. Interagency Survey and Manage Program
            • Cutler, D., Edwards, Jr., T.C, (2002). Abundance and Association Analyses of Survey and Manage Bryophyte and Lichen Data from the Pilot Random Grid Survey. Interagency Survey and Manage Program
            • Edwards, Jr., T.C, Cutler, D., , (2001). Design and Analysis Protocols for Survey and Manage Species under the Northwest Forest Plan. Interagency Survey and Manage Program
            • Edwards, T.C, Cutler, D., Alegria, J., Geiser, L., McKenzie, D., (2000). Analysis Techniques for Survey and Manage Data: An Illustrative Example Using the Lichen Air Quality Surveys. Interagency Survey and Manage Program
            • Coster, D.C, Cutler, D., Freedman, D.A, (1992). Alternative Models for Smoothing Adjustment Factors. Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
            • Moisen, G.G, Cutler, D., Cutler, A., (1990). Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Heteroscedastic Linear Models. Utah State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics Technical Report Series
            • Moisen, G.G, Cutler, D., Cutler, A., (1990). Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Heteroscedastic Linear Models. Utah State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics Technical Report Series
            • Cutler, D., Powers, J.T, Newcomb, T.C, Smith, B.A, (1988). DESIGN2: Duty Cycle-Based Sample Design for Direct Load Control Experiments. Research Project 2342- 8. Quantum Consulting, Inc. Prepared Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Magazine/Trade Publication

              • Cutler, D., Grange, E.V, Hampton, V.L, Cutler, A., Langdon, T.P, Ryan, M.T, (2005). Analysis of Factors Relating to Success on the CFP Certification Examination. Financial Services Review
              • Cutler, D., Grange, E.V, Hampton, V.L, Cutler, A., Langdon, T.P, Ryan, M.T, (2005). Analysis of Factors Relating to Success on the CFP Certification Examination. Financial Services Review
              • Grange, V.E, Hampton, V.L, Cutler, D., Langdon, T.P, Ryan, M.T, (2003). Factors Associated with Success on the CFP Certification Examination. Financial Services Review

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              Scheduled Teaching

              STAT 5100 - Linear Regression and Time Series, Spring 2017

              STAT 5100 - Linear Regression and Time Series, Spring 2017

              STAT 5810 - Topics in Statistics, Spring 2017

              STAT 5120 - Categorical Data Analysis, Fall 2016

              STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Fall 2016

              STAT 5810 - Topics in Statistics, Fall 2016

              STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Summer 2016

              STAT 5600 - Applied Multivariate Statistics, Spring 2016

              STAT 5600 - Applied Multivariate Statistics, Spring 2015

              STAT 5600 - Applied Multivariate Statistics, Spring 2014

              STAT 3000 - Statistics for Scientists, Fall 2013

              STAT 5600 - Applied Multivariate Statistics, Spring 2013

              MATH 4910 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2013

              STAT 6950 - Directed Reading and Conference, Spring 2013

              STAT 5200 - Design of Experiments, Fall 2012

              STAT 5600 - Applied Multivariate Statistics, Spring 2012

              STAT 2000 - Statistical Methods, Fall 2011

              STAT 5600 - APPLIED MULTIV STAT (CI), Spring 2011

              STAT 5100 - Linear Regression and Time Series, Fall 2010


              Graduate Students Mentored

              Jill Lundell, Mathematics & Statistics, May 2016
              Kristi Swainston, Mathematics & Statistics, May 2016
              Brandon Weathers, Mathematics & Statistics, March 2016
              Carla Brookey, Mathematics & Statistics, March 2016
              Maike Holthuijzen, Mathematics & Statistics, August 2015
              John Kidd, Mathematics & Statistics, June 2013 - May 2014
              JD Jones, 2010
              Andrew Merrill, 2009
              Stacey Reynolds, 2009
              Amanda Bakian, 2008
              Margi Dubal, 2008
              Kyle Hess, 2006
              Janeen Ardito, 2005
              Shibru Fufa, 2004
              Ann Kitchen, 2003
              Robert Poulson, 2002
              Huey Yan, 2001
              Aonan Zhang, 2001
              Emily Sim, 2001
              Qian Zhao, 2001
              Gretchen Moisen, 2000