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### 2024

Tasks for Learning Trigonometry, Sydnee Andreasen

Calculations from On the Existence of Periodic Traveling-Wave Solutions to Certain Systems of Nonlinear, Dispersive Wave Equations, Jacob Daniels

Using the History of Statistics to Teach Introductory Statistics, Melissa Hansen

### 2023

Statistical Graph Quality Analysis of Utah State University Master of Science Thesis Reports, Ragan Astle

A Frobenius-Schur Extension for Real Projective Representation, Levi Gagnon‐Ririe

An Interval-Valued Random Forests, Paul Gaona Partida

Investigating the Effect of Greediness on the Coordinate Exchange Algorithm for Generating Optimal Experimental Designs, William Thomas Gullion

Stressor: An R Package for Benchmarking Machine Learning Models, Samuel A. Haycock

An Integrated Experimental and Modeling Approach to Design Rotating Algae Biofilm Reactors (RABRs) Via Optimizing Algae Biofilm Productivity, Nutrient Recovery, and Energy Efficiency, Gerald Benjamin Jones

Examining Political Discourse on Online 8Kun and Reddit Forums, Braden Mindrum

Using Natural Language Processing to Quantify the Efficacy of Language Simplification as a Communication Strategy, Brian Nalley

Examining Model Complexity's Effects When Predicting Continuous Measures From Ordinal Labels, McKade S. Thomas

### 2022

Statistical Challenges and Methods for Missing and Imbalanced Data, Rose Adjei

The Influence of a Course on Assessment for Inservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers, Natalie M. Anderson

Analyzing Suicidal Text Using Natural Language Processing, Cassandra Barton

Developing Confidence and Interest in Teaching Relevant Mathematical Modeling Lessons, Jacy Beck

Contributions to Random Forest Variable Importance with Applications in R, Kelvyn K. Bladen

A Bayesian Hierarchical Approach for Modeling Virtual Species with Realistic Functional Trait Relationships, Sarah Bogen

Defining Areas of Interest Using Voronoi and Modified Voronoi Tesselations to Analyze Eye-Tracking Data, Joanna D. Coltrin

An Investigation of Active Learning on Students' Understanding of Infinite Series Convergence, Zachary Coverstone

Data Visualization, Dimensionality Reduction, and Data Alignment via Manifold Learning, Andrés Felipe Duque Correa

Power Approximations for Generalized Linear Mixed Models in R Using Steep Priors on Variance Components, Sydney Geisler

Dynamical Systems Analysis in Adaptive and Metapopulation Ecology with Applications to Conservation Management, Guenchik Grosklos

Joint Invariants of Primitive Homogenous Spaces, Illia Hayes

Redefining NBA Basketball Positions Through Visualization and Mega-Cluster Analysis, Alexander L. Hedquist

Dynamic System Discovery with Recursive Physics-Informed Neural Networks, Jarrod Mau

Extensions to the Syrjala Test with Eye-Tracking Data Analysis Applications in R, Eric D. McKinney

Predicting Order Status using XGBoost, Kegan J. Penovich

Geometry- and Accuracy-Preserving Random Forest Proximities with Applications, Jake S. Rhodes

Using the Reshetikhin-Turaev Link Invariant Approach with Non-Semisimple Categories, Adam Robertson

Recognizing and Reducing Ambiguity in Mathematics Curriculum and Relations of θ-Functions in Genus One and Two: A Geometric Perspective, Shantel Spatig

An Introduction to Combinatorics via Cayley's Theorem, Jaylee Willis

Quantum Computing Simulation of the Hydrogen Molecule System with Rigorous Quantum Circuit Derivations, Yili Zhang

### 2021

Transformation Groups and the Method of Darboux, Brandon P. Ashley

The 2020 National Snow Load Study, Brennan L. Bean, Marc Maguire, Yan Sun, Jadon Wagstaff, Salam Al-Rubaye, Jesse Wheeler, Scout Jarman, and Miranda Rogers

Housing Variables and Immigration: An Exploratory and Predictive Data Analysis in New York City, Jhonatan Medri Cobos

Report: Spatial Facilitation-inhibition Effects on Vegetation Distribution and their Associated Patterns, Daniel D'Alessio

Multi-Source AttnGAN for Ground-Level View Scene Generation, Sharad Jones

Studies of Classical Analysis after Whittaker and Watson, Ting-Yao Lee

On the Geometry of the Moduli Space of Certain Lattice Polarized K3 Surfaces and Their Picard-Fuchs Operators, Michael T. Schultz

Tractor Connections for Killing Tensors and Their Generalizations, Benjamin D. Shaw

Three Reports on Investigations into Mathematical Modeling Knowledge for Teaching, William Smith Tidwell

Regionalized Models with Spatially Continuous Predictions at the Borders, Jadon S. Wagstaff

A Phenological Model for a Southern Population of Mountain Pine Beetle, Catherine E. Wangen

GPS-Denied Navigation Using Synthetic Aperture Radar Images and Neural Networks, Teresa White

### 2020

Universal Localizations of Certain Noncommutative Rings, Tyler B. Bowles

Analyzing the von Neumann Entropy of Contact Networks, Thomas J. Brower

Applications of Machine Learning in High-Frequency Trade Direction Classification, Jared E. Hansen

Teaching Students to Communicate with the Precise Language of Mathematics: A Focus on the Concept of Function in Calculus Courses, Derrick S. Harkness

Classification of Jacobian Elliptic Fibrations on a Special Family of K3 Surfaces of Picard Rank Sixteen, Thomas Hill

A Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo Approach to Uncertainty Quantification, Matthew Isaac

Methods in Modeling Wildlife Disease from Model Selection to Parameterization With Multi-Scale Data, Ian McGahan

Semisimple Subalgebras of Semisimple Lie Algebras, Mychelle Parker

'LMshapemaker': Utilizing the 'Rmapshaper' R Package to Modify Shapefiles for Use in Linked Micromap Plots, Braden D. Probst

The Marshmallow Lab: A Project-Based Approach to Understanding Functional Responses, Melissa Pulley

Survival Analysis: An Exact Method for Rare Events, Kristina Reutzel

Social Justice Mathematical Modeling for Teacher Preparation, Patrick L. Seegmiller

Delta Hedging of Financial Options Using Reinforcement Learning and an Impossibility Hypothesis, Ronak Tali

Numerical Approximations of Phase Field Equations with Physics Informed Neural Networks, Colby Wight

Some Examples of the Liouville Integrability of the Banded Toda Flows, Zachary Youmans

### 2019

Interval-Valued Kriging Models with Applications in Design Ground Snow Load Prediction, Brennan L. Bean

A 3D Numerical Study of Interface Effects Influencing Viscous Gravity Currents in a Parabolic Fissure, with Implications for Modeling with 1D Nonlinear Diffusion Equations, Eden Furtak-Cole and Aleksey S. Telyakovskiy; *Fluids*

An Exploration of Automated Narrative Analysis Via Machine Learning, Sharad Jones, Carly Fox, Sandra Laing Gillam, and Ronald B. Gillam; *PLoS One*

Implementation and Effects of University College Algebra Growth Mindset Structured Assessments in Large Lectures, Hannah Mae Lewis

From the Signature Theorem to Anomaly Cancellation, Andreas Malmendier and Michael T. Schultz; *Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics*

Prediction of Stress Increase at Ultimate in Unbonded Tendons Using Sparse Principal Component Analysis, Eric McKinney, Minwoo Chang, Marc Maguire, and Yan Sun; *International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials*

On Fractional Realizations of Tournament Score Sequences, Kaitlin S. Murphy

Feasibility of Multi-Year Forecast for the Colorado River Water Supply: Time Series Modeling, Brian Plucinski

Feasibility of Multi-Year Forecast for the Colorado River Water Supply: Time Series Modeling, Brian Plucinski, Yan Sun, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, Robert R. Gilies, James Eklund, and Chih-Chia Wang; *Water*

Machine Learning Techniques as Applied to Discrete and Combinatorial Structures, Samuel David Schwartz

Methods for Meta–Analyses of Rare Events, Sparse Data, and Heterogeneity, Brinley Zabriskie

### 2018

Rfviz: An Interactive Visualization Package for Random Forests in R, Christopher Beckett

Implementing the Use of Personal Activity Data in an Introductory Statistics Course, Lacy Christensen

Brun's 1920 Theorem on Goldbach's Conjecture, James A. Farrugia

Three Environmental Fluid Dynamics Papers, Eden Furtak-Cole

The Effect of Warmer Winters on the Demography of an Outbreak Insect Is Hidden by Intraspecific Competition, Devin W. Goodsman, Guenchik Grosklos, Brian H. Aukema, Caroline Whitehouse, Katherine P. Bleiker, Nate G. McDowell, Richard S. Middleton, and Chonggang Xu; *Global Change Biology*

Canonical Coordinates on Lie Groups and the Baker Campbell Hausdorff Formula, Nicholas Graner

Jacobian Elliptic Kummer Surfaces and Special Function Identities, Elise Griffin and Andreas Malmendier; *Communications in Number Theory and Physics*

Modeling the Spread of Alfalfa Stem Nematodes: Insights into their Dynamics and Control, Scott G. Jordan

Calculating the Cohomology of a Lie Algebra Using Maple and the Serre Hochschild Spectral Sequence, Jacob Kullberg

Comparing Performance of Gene Set Test Methods Using Biologically Relevant Simulated Data, Richard M. Lambert

Multi-Resolution Analysis Using Wavelet Basis Conditioned on Homogenization, Abibat Adebisi Lasisi

Statistical Methods to Account for Gene-Level Covariates in Normalization of High-Dimensional Read-Count Data, Lauren Holt Lenz

Feature Screening of Ultrahigh Dimensional Feature Spaces With Applications in Interaction Screening, Randall D. Reese

A Series of Papers on Detecting Examinees Who Used a Flawed Answer Key, Marcus W. Scott

A Comparison of R, SAS, and Python Implementations of Random Forests, Breckell Soifua

Surviving a Civil War: Expanding the Scope of Survival Analysis in Political Science, Andrew B. Whetten

### 2017

Statistical Methods for Assessing Individual Oocyte Viability Through Gene Expression Profiles, Michael O. Bishop

Application of Machine Learning and Statistical Learning Methods for Prediction in a Large-Scale Vegetation Map, Carla M. Brookey

Novel Statistical Models for Quantitative Shape-Gene Association Selection, Xiaotian Dai

A Stochastic Model for Water-Vegetation Systems and the Effect of Decreasing Precipitation on Semi-Arid Environments, Shannon A. Dixon

A Comparison of Five Statistical Methods for Predicting Stream Temperature Across Stream Networks, Maike F. Holthuijzen

Real Simple Lie Algebras: Cartan Subalgebras, Cayley Transforms, and Classification, Hannah M. Lewis

Extracting and Visualizing Data from Mobile and Static Eye Trackers in R and Matlab, Chunyang Li

There Has to Be An Easier Way: A Simple Alternative for Parameter Tuning of Supervised Learning Methods, Jill F. Lundell; *JSM Proceedings, Statistical Computing Section*

There Has to Be an Easier Way: A Simple Alternative for Parameter Tuning of Supervised Learning Methods, Jill F. Lundell; *2017 Joint Statistical Meeting*

Prediction of Stress Increase in Unbonded Tendons using Sparse Principal Component Analysis, Eric Mckinney

Extensions and Improvements to Random Forests for Classification, Anna Quach

Exact Approaches for Bias Detection and Avoidance with Small, Sparse, or Correlated Categorical Data, Sarah E. Schwartz