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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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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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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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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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Promoting Statistics: On Becoming Valued and Utiliized

Mini Paper Appearing in Summer 1989 Newsletter

by Zahn, Douglas A.; Boroto, Daniel R.;

This paper suggests ways in which statisticians can become valued and utilized by the community...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-06
  • Keywords:Scientific method
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Statisticians: Where Are We Headed?

Spring 1989 Mini Paper

by Snee, Ronald D.;

This paper presents the new roles that statisticians must adopt to stay competitive in a rapidly changing environment...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-03
  • Keywords:Organizational development, Statistical thinking, Total quality

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