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Statistics Body of Knowledge - our library content below focuses on the topics in this listing.

Webinars

Understanding Data Differences Equals Making Better Decisions

September 2011 Webinar

by Fischer, Wayne G.;

This basic, introductory webinar uses everyday data from real life to discern which differences matter: how to detect them, how to interpret them, and how to use them for process improvement...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2011-09
  • Keywords:Control charts, Control limits, Histogram, I and MR chart, Shewhart chart, Special cause, Common cause, Statistical process control, Variability
Open Access

Candy Exercise – Simple Data Analysis

Taken from Fall 2003 Newsletter

by Mitchell, Bob

This fun filled candy exercise is intended to demonstrate the use of basic statistical tools and Statistical Thinking...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2003-09
  • Keywords:Statistical thinking, Hypothesis Testing, Signal-to-noise ratio, P-value, Chi-squared Test, Control charts, I and MR chart, P chart, ANOVA
Open Access

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
Open Access

Measurement Systems Analysis - Revisited

Basic Tools Taken from the Summer 1993 Newsletter

by Gregory F. Gruska

This paper summarizes a collection of methods to study the stability and variability of measurement systems...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-06
  • Keywords:Measurement system analysis, Metrology, Gage repeatability and reproducibility (Gage R&R, Gauge R&R), PDSA (plan-do-study-act) cycle, Individuals and moving range (X, mR) chart, Linear regression, sources of variation
Open Access

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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