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Some Suggestions for Successful Statistical Process Control

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 2001 Newsletter

by Drain, David

This Mini Paper provides suggestions to address three reasons that statistical process control (SPC) implementations sometimes fail...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2001-03
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Out of control action plan, False alarms, Control charts, Measurement systems validation
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Accounting for Measurement System Variability

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1999 Newsletter

by Capone, Sandy

This paper illustrates how to adjust for measurement system variability when evaluating process variability...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-11
  • Keywords:Variability, Measurement system variability, Control charts, X-bar and R chart, Capability, Cpk
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A Perspective on Models and the Quality Sciences: Some Challenges and Future Directions

Winter 1999 Youden Address

by Montgomery, Douglas C.;

This address advocates for the improvement of the outdated Shewhart model used in statistical process control and answers the criticism of those opponents who believe that the Shewhart control chart is the only one needed to fit all situations...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-01
  • Keywords:Control charts, Statistical process control, Time Series Data, Statistical Methods, Industrial experiments, Inductive learning
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Multivariate SPC

by Wold, Svante; Kettaneh, Nouna

AQC Presentation...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1998-06
  • Keywords:Statistics
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Using a Graphical Technique for Determining and Displaying Process Capability

Basic Tool Appearing in Summer 1997 Newsletter

by DeRoeck, Richard;

This article demonstrates how to assess the capability of your process by calculating multiple capability indices (such as Cpk) over time and then plotting them on an XmR control chart along with a histogram of the individual values...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1997-06
  • Keywords:Cpk, I and MR chart, X-bar and R chart
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A Note on EWMA

Mini paper Taken from Summer 1997 Newsletter

by Sengupta, Sumedha;

This Mini Paper gives an overview of the Exponentially Weighted Moving Averages (EWMA) and discusses some of its applications...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1997-06
  • Keywords:Exponentially Weighted Moving Averages (EWMA), Control charts, Control limits, Cumulative sum control chart (CUSUM)
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Using On-Line Process Data to Improve Quality

Youden Address Appearing in Winter 1996 Newsletter

by MacGregor, John F.;

This Youden address identifies the urgency for statisticians to take advantage of the abundance of on-line process data and come up with the next generation of improved multivariate control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1996-01
  • Keywords:Principal components, Projection latent structures (PLS), Control charts, Covariance, Collinearity, Signal-to-noise ratio, Squared prediction error (SPE), Assignable cause, Common cause, Hotelling’s T2 statistic, Control limits, Hypothesis testing
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How Do World Class Organizations Use Statistics? ( A Study of Best Practices)

Mini Paper Taken from the Winter 1995 Newsletter

by Parr, William C.;

This paper outlines the dimensions of an ideal implementation of statistical methods for improving organizational performance...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-12
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Statistical thinking
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Just What Does an EWMA Do (Part 2)?

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1995 Newsletter

by Hunter, Stuart J.;

This paper extends the discussion of EWMA charts presented in the previous newsletter and compares their use with traditional Shewhart control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-10
  • Keywords:Exponentially Weighted Moving Averages (EWMA), Control charts, Shewhart chart, Average run length (ARL), Statistical process control, Automatic process control, Autocorrelation, Variogram
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Just What Does an EWMA Do?

Mini Paper Taken from the Summer 1995 Newsletter

by Wheeler, Donald J.;

This paper describes EWMA charts and compares their use and characteristics with traditional Shewhart control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-06
  • Keywords:Exponentially Weighted Moving Averages (EWMA), Control charts, Shewhart chart, Average run length (ARL), Statistical process control, Automatic process control

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