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Youden Address: Enhancing the Bottom-Line Impact of Statistical Methods

In Vol. 15, No.2 Winter 1995 Statistics Division Newsletter

by Hoerl, Roger;

This Youden address seeks to stimulate changes within the statistics community that will lead statistical methods to reach their full potential bottom-line impact...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-01
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Robust design, Inventory, Managerial systems, Scientific method, Bayesian, Statistical thinking, Systems thinking, Response surface methodology, Interactions, Control charts
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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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Concentration Diagrams

Basic Tools Taken from the Winter 1993 Newsletter

by Schleusener, Richard;

This paper demonstrates the usefulness of concentration diagrams in providing insights that facilitate solutions...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-01
  • Keywords:Concentration diagram
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Some Aspects of Sampling for Control Charts

by Palm, Andrew;

This paper focuses on producing meaningful sampling plans for control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-06
  • Keywords:X and MR chart, X-bar and R chart, Special cause, Randomization
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Application of Control Charting to Weibull Data

Mini Paper Taken from the Winter 1992 Newsletter

by Stephens, Paul;

This paper presents an example of one possible use of Weibull statistics for quality control with lot type data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-01
  • Keywords:Weibull distribution, Statistical process control, Maximum likelihood estimation, Normal distribution, Joint density function, Control charts, Sample Size, Normal plots, Wilk-Shapiro test, Moving range chat, Hotelling's T2 distribution, Correlation
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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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SPC and Measurement Quality

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 1991 Newsletter

by Kirsch, Andrew;

This paper considers five common problems of measurement quality, their impact on SPC efforts, their detection, and their remedy...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-03
  • Keywords:Measurement, Measurement system analysis, Statistical process control, Test precision, Test resolution, Test bias, Test delay, Feedback control
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How Control Charts Indicate Change

Basic Tools Appearing in Summer 1989 Newsletter

by Propst, Beth;

This article explains the fundamental principles used by basic control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1989-06
  • Keywords:Control charts
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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 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

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