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


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Shewhart Charts

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 1993 Newsletter

by Martin, Tripp;

This paper addresses disagreements between proponents of traditional Shewhart control charts and proponents of Pre-Control...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-03
  • Keywords:X-bar and R chart, Individuals and moving range chart, Median and range chart, Pre-control, Statistical process control, Process improvement
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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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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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The Alluring Sugar Crystal

Mini Paper Appearing in the Fall 1989 Newsletter

by Roy, Sumit;

This paper discusses Quality Control Circles...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-09
  • Keywords:Quality Control Circle (QCC), Quality Management, Process improvement
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Applied Poisson Rate Analysis

Mini Paper Appearing in Summer 1989 Newsletter

by Heys, Jed;

This paper presents a real-life application of the “Comparison of Poisson Means” hypothesis test...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-06
  • Keywords:Poisson distribution, Hypothesis Testing, Binomial Test, Chi-squared Test, Comparison of Poisson Means
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The GHOST Box Plot

Mini Paper Appearing in Summer 1988 Newsletter

by Heyes, Gerald B.;

This paper introduces and explains the benefits of GHOST box plots...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1988-06
  • Keywords:Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA), Box plot, Time Series Data
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Process Improvement through Simplex EVOP

Mini Paper Appearing in Summer 1987 Newsletter

by Hahn, Gerald J.;

This paper deals with a useful variation of the classical evolutionary operation (EVOP) approach, known as simplex EVOP...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1987-06
  • Keywords:Evolutionary Operation (EVOP), Simplex Evolutionary Operation
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Process Improvement Using Evolutionary Operation

Mini Paper Appearing in Spring 1987 Newsletter

by Hahn, Gerald J.;

This paper provides a brief description of Evolutionary Operation and the processes for which it is suited...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1987-03
  • Keywords:Control charts, Evolutionary Operation
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Two-Stage Nested Designs

Mini Paper Appearing in Fall 1984 Newsletter

by Pignatiello, Joe;

This paper presents an example illustrating the use of a two-stage nested design...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1984-09
  • Keywords:Nested Design, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Equality of Means

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