Exact Statistical Tolerance Limits for Sample Variances

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Tietjen, Gary L.; Johnson, Mark E.   (1979, ASQC and the American Statistical Association)   Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

Technometrics    Vol. 21    No. 1
QICID: 8843    February 1979    pp. 107-110
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Article Abstract

Exact statistical tolerance limits on the population of sample variances and standard deviations arising from a normal distribution are derived. The use of tolerance limits on the variance or standard deviation is motivated by a number of applied problems which we describe. These tolerance limits are discussed in relation to the usual control chart limits.

Keywords

Control charts,Standard deviation


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