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When People Are The Instrument: Sensory Evaluation Methods

by Gengler, Irene;

Measurements using people as the instruments are sometimes necessary. This article addresses how to use methods in tandem with statistical procedures to make the measurements more reliable...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-10
  • Keywords:Sensory evaluation, Descriptive analysis, Acceptance test, Intensity, Liking, Discrimination tests, Difference tests, Sensory questions, Score sheets, Rating scales, Hedonic, Replication, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
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2009 Youden Memorial Address: Perspectives on Prediction Variance and Bias in Developing, Assessing, and Comparing Experimental Designs

37th W. J. Youden Memorial Address

by Piepel, Greg F.;

This Youden Address discusses the importance and need for placing more emphasis in practice on bias properties of an experimental design...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-10
  • Keywords:Prediction Variance, Prediction Bias
Open Access

Making Data Patterns Visible

by Narella, Nadhamuni; Menon, Anil;

This article shows how to make patterns and key information obvious in tables by following simple principles...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2009-05
  • Keywords:Data Patterns, Ordering, Rounding, ORACLE, Normal plots, ANOVA
Open Access

Sequential Experimentation for Meta-Analyses

2008 Youden Address

by Anderson-Cook, Christine;

2008 Youden Address, Sequential Experimentation for Meta-Analyses, by Christine Anderson-Cook...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-10
  • Keywords:Youden Address, Meta-analyses, Bayesian, Sequential experimentation, Data combination, data synthesis, Inductive learning
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Statistical Thinking: Past, Present and Future

by Hlavacek, Doug; Hoerl, Roger; Clark, Gordon; Mitchell, Robert

This panel was part of the 2008 Fall Technical Conference, October 10, 2008...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-10
  • Keywords:Statistics,Statistical Thinking
Open Access

Sample Sizes and Marketing Campaigns

by Ajmani, Vivek

This paper compares two commonly used methods for determining sample sizes in marketing campaigns and provides guidelines for selecting the best method to satisfy business objectives...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2008-01
  • Keywords:Sample Size, Type 1 error, Type 2 error, Confidence interval, Hypothesis testing, Sample cost
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Remembering Jack Youden

2006 Youden Address

by Cornell, John A.

This Youden Address pays tribute to Jack Youden by highlighting his significant contributions to applied statistics. Taken from the Winter 2007 Newsletter...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:One-factor-at-a-time, Two-factor-at-a-time, Youden squares, Linked block designs, Chain block designs, Partially replicated Latin Squares, Calibration designs, Constrained randomization sequences, Youden Diagram, Two-sample chart
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Statistics Roundtable: Different Roads to Take for Data Analysis

Taken from the Spring 2007 Newsletter

by Anderson-Cook, Christine

This article highlights some of the similarities and differences between the frequentist and Bayesian approaches to analyzing data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2007-06
  • Keywords:Frequentist methods, Bayesian, Likelihood function, Maximum likelihood estimation, Least square estimation, Random variables, Sensitivity analysis, Confidence intervals
Open Access

Interpreting Power in Mixture DOE – Simplified

Taken from Fall 2006 Newsletter

by Anderson, Mark

This paper addresses the effect of constraints among mixture elements on the power of mixture experiments...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2006-11
  • Keywords:Mini paper, Mixture experiment, Power, Schaffé polynomial, 3D surface, Standard error (SE), Replicates
Open Access

The Five Tier Knowledge Management Taxonomy

Taken from the Summer 2006 Newsletter

by Hicks, Richard; Dattero, Ronald; Galup, Stuart

This paper defines a new a new set of terminology and a five-tier knowledge management hierarchy for Knowledge Management...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2006-09
  • Keywords:Knowledge Management (KM), Knowledge Hierarchy, Data, Information, Knowledge, Innovation, Personal Knowledge

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