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David Vlieger

David Vlieger



1663 Garrett-Strong


660.562.1188 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2002

Assistant Professor


  • M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1998
  • B.S. Mathematics, Missouri Western State College, 1992

Courses Taught

  • 17-114 General Statistics I
  • 17-316 General Statistics II
  • 17-530 Sampling
  • 17-531 Applied Time Series
  • 17-532 Nonparametric Statistics
  • 17-535 Probability Theory
  • 17-536 Statistical Inference
  • 17-537 Design of Experiments
  • 17-539 Statistical Projects

Academic Interests

  • Linear Models
  • Statistics Education
  • Nonparametric Statistics

Scholarly Activity

  • "Ecology of Cut-leaved Teasel Seeds", paper presented at 51st Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, February 2011. Stephan Eschenbach, George Kegode, and David Vlieger
  • "Emergence Pattern of Cut-leaved Teasel", poster presentation at 2009 North Central Weed Science Society. Stephan Eschenbach, George Kegode, and David Vlieger
  • "Particle Size Influences Preferential Consumption of Hay and Baleage in Total Mixed Dairy Rations" Transactions of the Missouri Academy of Science, Volume 42 (2008), pp. 45-49 Yedilaklil Hunde, Jamie Patton, Dentiis Padgitt, and David Vlieger
  • "Modified Normal Approximations to the Binomial Distribution" Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, 2006. David Vlieger
  • "A Comparison of Prediction Bounds for Binomial and Poisson Random Variables"
    Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Chicago 1996. David Vlieger and V.A. Samaranayake

Other Professional Experiences

  • Reader, AP Statistics, Exam, 2008 - 2011
  • Member of the American Statistical Association


  • Bowling, woodworking, volunteer work at Parkdale Nursing Home, singing in church choir