Myers, Raymond H.; Khuri, Andre I.; Carter Jr., Walter H. (1989, ASQC and the American Statistical Association) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA; University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Response surface methodology (RSM) is a collection of tools developed in the 1950s for the purpose of determining optimum operating conditions in applications in the chemical industry. This article reviews the progress of RSM in the general areas of experimental design and analysis and indicates how its role has been affected by advances in other fields of applied statistics. Current areas of research in RSM are highlighted, and areas for future research are discussed.
First order design,Optimization,Second-order designs,Sequential methods