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Concentration Diagrams

Basic Tools Taken from the Winter 1993 Newsletter

by Schleusener, Richard;

This paper demonstrates the usefulness of concentration diagrams in providing insights that facilitate solutions...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-01
  • Keywords:Concentration diagram
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In Praise of the Lowly Histogram

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1992 Newsletter

by Kaminsky, Frank C.; Davis, Robert D.; Burke, Richard J.;

This paper provides a detailed guide on constructing histograms...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-09
  • Keywords:Histogram, Maximum likelihood estimation, Probability density function, Lognormal distribution, Goodness-of-fit test
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Normal Probability Plots

Basic Tools Taken from the Fall 1992 Newsletter

by Heyes, Jed;

This article illustrates the construction of normal probability plots and describes the information one can obtain from the plots...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-09
  • Keywords:Normal distribution, Standard deviation, Mean, Probability plot
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Some Aspects of Sampling for Control Charts

by Palm, Andrew;

This paper focuses on producing meaningful sampling plans for control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-06
  • Keywords:X and MR chart, X-bar and R chart, Special cause, Randomization
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Thinking like a Statistician

Mini Paper Taken from the Summer 1992 Newsletter

by Kaminsky, Frank; Davis, Robert; Burke, Richard;

This paper illustrates how to develop an understanding of a system of interest by translating specific situations into basic random experiments...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-06
  • Keywords:Random experiment
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Making Sense Out of Chaos Using Affinity Diagrams

by Bossert, Jim;

Affinity diagrams are used to effectively display ideas generated from a brainstorming session. This article explains how to create an affinity diagram...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-03
  • Keywords:affinity diagrams
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Application of Control Charting to Weibull Data

Mini Paper Taken from the Winter 1992 Newsletter

by Stephens, Paul;

This paper presents an example of one possible use of Weibull statistics for quality control with lot type data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-01
  • Keywords:Weibull distribution, Statistical process control, Maximum likelihood estimation, Normal distribution, Joint density function, Control charts, Sample Size, Normal plots, Wilk-Shapiro test, Moving range chat, Hotelling's T2 distribution, Correlation
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Design, Marketing and Quality Management: Parts of a Whole

Youden Address Appearing in Winter 1992 Newsletter

by Lawton, William;

The successful integration of Quality Management, the marketing function, and en!..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-01
  • Keywords:Preference Models, Conjoint Analysis, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Utility Curve, Fractional factorial
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Cause and Effect Diagram

Basic Tools Taken from the Winter 1992 Newsletter

by Propst, Annabeth;

This article explains how to construct and fully utilize cause and effect diagrams, and it gives an overview of some useful variations of these diagrams...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-01
  • Keywords:Cause-and-effect diagram, affinity diagrams
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Shape-Finder Box Plots

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1991 Newsletter

by Khurshid, Anwer; Heyes, Gerald B.; Aslam, Muhammad;

In this paper the authors propose a new modification to the box plot to reflect the degree of kurtosis in the data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-09
  • Keywords:Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA), Box plot, Kurtosis, Statistical Graphics

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