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  1. "Fundamentals of Data Analytics", with Iain Pardoe, Rodney X. Sturdivant, Joel Berrier, & Krista Watts), zyBooks, September 2016 [Available online]

Theses Supervised

  1. "Uncertainty Quantification Using Epi-Splines and s Professional," Stephen E. Hunt, Jr. Naval Postgraduate School, June 2012. [Available online]
  2. "Analysis of Army Contracting Officer Representative Role in Contingency Operations," Marc Nguyen, December 2011. [Available online]
  3. "Using Statistical Modeling to Assess the Influence of Risk-Related Behaviors on Soldier Suicide," Matthew D. Koehler, June 2011 [DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTED]
  4. "Modeling the Project Capacity of the Sacramento District Army Corps of Engineers," Carl W. Koehlinger, June 2011. [Available online]
  5. "Aviation Test Selection Battery Component Predictiveness of Primary Flight Training Outcomes Among Diverse Groups," Ramon A Lopez and Tremain L. Denton, March 2011. [Available online]
DISCLAIMER:This is my personal website and blog. While I am currently an officer in the United States Army, any opinions posted here are my own and do not represent a position of the United States Government, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Army.
scott [at] Nestler Analytics 2014