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Statistics and Reality – Part 2

Mini Paper Taken From Winter 2002 Newsletter

by Balestracci, Davis

This Mini Paper shows that the most basic statistical tools usually provide the best insights into processes...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2002-12
  • Keywords:Time plots, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Run charts, Common cause, Special cause
Open Access

Statistical Issues in Measurement

by Stein, Philip

Statistical thinking is crucial in making and understanding measurements, and natural variation is as poorly understood and respected here as in other quality areas. This special publication addresses two rather different topics...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2002-09
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Metrology, Measurement Error, GUM
Open Access

Statistics and Reality – Part 1

by Balestracci, Davis

This Mini Paper shows that the most basic statistical tools usually provide the best insights into processes...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2002-06
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Process-oriented thinking, Data acquisition
Open Access

Accelerating Innovation in Industrial Statistics

Mini Paper Appearing in Winter 2002 Newsletter

by David Drain

This paper describes ways in which industrial statisticians can gain knowledge of innovative statistical techniques through academic-industrial partnerships...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2002-01
  • Keywords:Communication
Open Access

Industrial Statisticians: Our Reputation As Communicators and Teachers

2001 Youden Address

by Myers, Ray;

This Youden Address discusses how the image and reputation of statisticians in industry might be improved...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2002-01
  • Keywords:Communication, Robustness, Scientific method
Open Access

A Call to Action

Winter 2001 Youden Address

by Vining, Geoff

This Youden Address discusses reasons the field of industrial statistics has failed to attain the recognition it deserves...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2001-01
  • Keywords:Response surface methodology, Control charts
Open Access

Statistics and Medicine

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 2000 Newsletter

by Kerridge, David and Sarah

This paper explores the historical link between statistics and medicine...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-10
  • Keywords:Statistics, Medicine, Scientific method, Statistical Thinking,
Open Access

Using the Power of Statistical Thinking

by Leitnaker, Mary G

This paper contains observations on the role of statistics and practitioners in providing guidance to industrial organizations in the use of Statistical Thinking...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-06
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Process management, Measurement, Statistical Methods
Open Access

Designing Experiments – An Overview

Mini Paper Taken from the Spring 2000 Newsletter

by Gruska, Gregory F., Heaphy, Maureen S.

This paper provides an overview of designed experiments and how to best use them...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-04
  • Keywords:Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), PDSA cycle, Replication, Repetition, Randomization, Signal-to-noise ratio, Completely randomized designs, Block designs, Latin square designs, Youden squares, Full factorial, Fractional factorial
Open Access

Improve Performance Using Statistical Thinking

by Doug Hlavacek, Stu Janis, Bob Mitchell, Tom Pohlen

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2000-03
  • Keywords:Statistical Thinking

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