Measurement and Statistics


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Driven by Metrics

by Okes, Duke

Performance metrics are a necessary part of managing an organization. However, they have good and bad impacts on individual behavior, so organizations need to find ways to maximize the good while minimizing the potential damage....


Statistics Roundtable: A Different Take

by Borror, Connie M.

I still find p-values to be one of the more difficult topics to explain. One definition of a p-value is the probability of obtaining a value of the test statistic that's as large as or larger than the test statistic value obtained from your experiment....


Measuring Confidence

by Shah, Dilip

When a product is manufactured to a specification, it’s measured for compliance at various stages of the process. Learn how confidence in the reported results of physical measurements is derived from the accuracy of the measurement device....


3.4 per Million: MSA in Two Dimensions

by Conklin, Joseph D.

Introducing measurement system analysis (MSA) with single variable examples is good for communicating basic concepts of the subject....


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