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Statistics and Quality: It's Only a Beginning

Spring 1989 Mini-Paper

by Hunter, J. Stuart;

This paper discusses the present and future role of the statistician in the design and manufacture of industrial products and services...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-03
  • Keywords:Concurrent engineering, Designed experiments, Fall Technical Conference, Simultaneous engineering
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Statistics, Quality and the Bottom Line

1988 Youden Address

by Godfrey, A. Blanton;

This address discusses some ways in which statistics and quality can impact the bottom line and help companies gain a competitive advantage in global markets...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1988-12
  • Keywords:Managerial systems, Youden Address
Open Access

Statistics-Aided Manufacturing: A Look into the Future

1988 Youden Address

by Hahn, Gerald J.;

This address defines the challenges that statisticians must face...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1988-09
  • Keywords:Autocorrelation, Automatic process control, Common cause, Control charts, Special cause, Statistical process control, Reliability assurance, Youden Address
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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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The Alpha-Beta Wars: Which Risk Are You Willing to Live with?

Mini Paper Appearing in Spring 1988 Newsletter

by Propst, Annabeth L.;

This issue contains the Mini-Paper "The Alpha-Beta Wars: Which Risk Are You Willing to Live with?" by Annabeth Propst...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1988-03
  • Keywords:Common cause, Hypothesis testing, PDCA (plan-do-check-act) cycle, Shewhart chart, Special cause, Type 1 error, Type 2 error
Open Access

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
Open Access

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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A Tool for Teaching on the Front Lines of Quality

Mini Paper Appearing in Summer 1986 Newsletter

by Griffin, Barry;

A form is presented to assist workers in calculating the control limits on an X bar and R chart...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1986-06
  • Keywords:Control charts, Quality control, X-bar and R chart
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Meeting the Challenge of Total Quality

Winter 1986 Youden Address

by Snee, Ronald D.;

This address presents the management and ingredients of total quality. Statistical methodology is only one component of total quality. Statisticians and other quality professionals must adopt this view and!..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1986-03
  • Keywords:Total quality, Statistical Thinking, Robustness, Statistical process control
Open Access

Optimal Target Settings

Mini Paper Appearing in Summer 1985 Newsletter

by Fine, Benjamin;

This mini paper gives a formula for the optimal weight or volume target setting for a food product process...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1985-06
  • Keywords:Mean, Standard deviation, Optimization

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