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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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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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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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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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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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