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Statistical Graphics – A Great Tool-Kit

Basic Tools Taken from the Fall 1991 Newsletter

by Hansen, Edward R.;

This article explains how to use simple graphs and plots to get an overall understanding of the dat!..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-09
  • Keywords:Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA), Stem and Leaf Diagram, Histogram, Normal plots, Box plot, Notched box plot, Standard deviation, Statistical Graphics
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‘Stop Light’ Control - Revisited

Mini Paper Taken from the Summer 1991 Newsletter

by Heaphy, Maureen; Gruska, Gregory;

This paper presents ‘stop light’ control...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-06
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Control charts, Stop light control, Sampling, Double Sampling, Binomial distribution, Poisson distribution, False alarms
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The Great Stem and Leaf Plot Debate

Basic Tools Taken from the Summer 1991 Newsletter

by Troxell, Joseph;

This article discusses the benefits of stem and leaf plots and provides instructions on how to construct them...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-06
  • Keywords:Stem and Leaf Diagram, Histogram, Standard deviation, Normal plots, Normal distribution, Residuals, Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
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Brainstorming

Basic Tools Taken from the Spring 1991 Newsletter

by Propst, Beth; Jorgenson, Eric;

This article explains how to properly conduct a brainstorming session...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-03
  • Keywords:Brainstorming
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SPC and Measurement Quality

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 1991 Newsletter

by Kirsch, Andrew;

This paper considers five common problems of measurement quality, their impact on SPC efforts, their detection, and their remedy...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-03
  • Keywords:Measurement, Measurement system analysis, Statistical process control, Test precision, Test resolution, Test bias, Test delay, Feedback control
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Rediscovery of the Engineering Function as a Critical Factor in Customer Satisfaction

Mini Paper Appearing in Winter 1991 Newsletter

by Emery, Michael B.;

This paper shows how the engineering function can improve the competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing sector...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-01
  • Keywords:Continuous process improvement, , Statistical process control
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Statistical Thinking and Its Contribution to Total Quality

Mini Paper Appearing in Winter 1991 Newsletter

by Snee, Ronald D.;

This paper examines statistical thinking and its role in total quality...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-01
  • Keywords:Total quality, Statistical thinking, sources of variation, Common cause, Special cause
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Synthesis: The Forgotten Methodology

Winter 1991 Youden Address

by Golomski, William A.;

The author addresses what should be the role of statistics in synthesis - bringing diverse ideas together in some meaningful way...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-01
  • Keywords:Analyze, Synthesis, Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
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Quality Audits in Relation to International Business Strategy - What is our National Posture?

Winter 1989 Youden Address

by Marquardt, Don W.;

This address discusses the requirements for succeeding in today's global economy: understand international standard concepts such as ISO8402 and ISO9000, view quality management and external quality assurance as competitive tools for a business, gear the business strategy toward the current global developments in quality assurance, and formulate a business strategy to remain competitive with European-style and Asia/Pacific-style quality competition. Audits are the prime mechanism for providing quality assurance, and there are different styles of using quality as a business strategy. In the European Community, auditing systems are based on reciprocal recognition of quality system registrations among participating nations. This strategy results in a systematic business-government partnership with supporting infrastructure. The benefits are that the audits force systematic quality efforts throughout the economies of all nations. This resultsin a competitive advanta! ge when bidding for a contract

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-12
  • Keywords:Quality control, Quality assurance
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Evaluating a Change to a Production Process

Mini Paper Appearing in the Fall 1989 Newsletter

by Verseput, Richard P.;

This paper provides a guide for conducting an experiment to determine the effects of a process change on product performance...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-09
  • Keywords:Capability, Standard deviation, Statistical process control

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