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Newsletter Archive - full copies of past Division newsletters

Statistics Body of Knowledge - our library content below focuses on the topics in this listing.

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Open Access

Statistical Thinking: Methods and Roles for the Past, Present and Future

by Rodebaugh, William; Hunter, J. Stuart; Snee, Ronald D.

This special publication has a brief introduction and two articles: 1. Fall Technical Conference (FTC) Keynote Address by Stuart Hunter and 2. Methods for Business Improvement - What's on the Horizon...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-04
  • Keywords:Fall Technical Conference, Continuing Education, Business Improvement Methodology
Open Access

Interpreting Power in Mixture DOE – Simplified

Taken from Fall 2006 Newsletter

by Anderson, Mark

This paper addresses the effect of constraints among mixture elements on the power of mixture experiments...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2006-11
  • Keywords:Mini paper, Mixture experiment, Power, Schaffé polynomial, 3D surface, Standard error (SE), Replicates
Open Access

The Five Tier Knowledge Management Taxonomy

Taken from the Summer 2006 Newsletter

by Hicks, Richard; Dattero, Ronald; Galup, Stuart

This paper defines a new a new set of terminology and a five-tier knowledge management hierarchy for Knowledge Management...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2006-09
  • Keywords:Knowledge Management (KM), Knowledge Hierarchy, Data, Information, Knowledge, Innovation, Personal Knowledge
Open Access

The Future of Quality Technology: From a Manufacturing to a Knowledge Economy & from Defects to Innovations

2005 Youden Address

by Bisgaard. Soren

The Address provides some observations about the future of quality technology and where we need to focus our efforts, our professional and educational activities, and our journals. Taken from Winter 2006 Newsletter...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2006-05
  • Keywords:Innovation, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Statistical process control, Reliability, Response surface, Principal components, Discriminant analysis, Regression, Factor analysis
Open Access

Estimation and Testing

by Kowalski, Scott

  • Filetype: zip
  • Publish date: 2006-02
  • Keywords:Narrated Slideshow
Open Access

Availability

Taken from Fall 2005 Newsletter

by Romeu, Jorge

This paper explores the meaning and implications of statistical methods used to measure and assess system availability...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2005-10
  • Keywords:Availability, Uniform distribution, Exponential distribution, Beta distribution, Joint density function, Markov Chain, Geometric Distribution, Transition probability, State diagram matrix
Open Access

Common Practitioner Mistakes in Data Analysis

by Kowalski, Scott

Presentation by Scott Kowalski at the 2005 FTC..

  • Filetype: zip
  • Publish date: 2005-10
  • Keywords:Narrated Slideshow
Open Access

The View from an Ivory Tower

2004 Youden Address

by Woodall, William H.;

This Address discusses four topics: 1. Economic trends affecting the quality profession, 2. Changing academic environment, 3. Use of journal article citation rates, 4. Quality profile monitoring. Taken from Winter 2004 Newsletter!..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2004-12
  • Keywords:Statistical Process Control (SPC), Quality profile monitoring.
Open Access

Must a Process Be in Statistical Control to Perform an Effective Experiment?

Taken from the Fall 2004 Newsletter

by Rand, Daniel R. ;

The paper investigates the potential consequences of implementing an experimental design when the process is not in statistical control...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2004-09
  • Keywords:Fractional factorial, Mean square error, Special cause, confounding, Aliasing, Cpk, Replication, Half-normal plot of effects
Open Access

Statistical Thinking with Six Sigma and Lean

by Rodebaugh, William; Grace, W.R; Ficalora, Joe; Costello, Joe; Renaud, Julien; Breyfogle III, Forrest W.; Pound, Edward S.; Spearman, Mark L.

Includes "Combining Lean and Six Sigma Methodologies"; "Beyond Six Sigma/Lean: Methods to Ensure Your Organization's Health"; and "Productivity, Quality and Measures: Using Factory Physics Principles to Resolve Conflict and Improve Productivity"...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2004-04
  • Keywords:Factory Physics, Capacity, Time, Inventory, Variability, WIP, Utilization

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