Statistics Spotlight

2004

Beyond Sample Size

by Anderson-Cook, Christine

As a statistical consultant who works with scientists and researchers in a number of areas, the question I have answered most frequently is, “How big a sample do I need?”...


Statistical Leadership

by Snee, Ronald D.; Hoerl, Roger W.

Statisticians, as we have known them for almost half a century, may become an endangered species....


Planning Life Tests for Reliability Demonstration

by Meeker, William Q.; Hahn, Gerald J.; Doganaksoy, Necip

How many units do I need to test and for how long to demonstrate high reliability? Engineers and managers ask statisticians this question all the time because they need information about reliability before making important decisions....


Planning life tests for reliability demonstration.

by Meeker, William Q.; Hahn, Gerald J. ; Doganaksoy, Necip

How many units do I need to test and for how long to demonstrate high reliability?? Engineers and managers ask statisticians this question all the time because they need information about reliability before making important decisions....


Salami Slicing

by Hare, Lynne B.

Stop me if you've heard this before. No, don't. Many hear; few listen....


Multivariate Thinking

by Mason, Robert L.; Young, John C.

Statistical thinking has helped industry become more aware of the benefits of using statistical procedures....


Improving an Unstable Process

by Hunter, J. Stuart

When an EVOP program is proposed, you may hear the argument that the process is too unstable or hectic and should be brought under statistical control before any experimental procedure is tried....



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