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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

Magnificent Seven Quality Tools Workshop

Basic Tools Appearing in Fall 1993

by Otto Schwartz

This article describes the process for implementing a workshop on the seven tools of quality, and shares the lessons learned from this process...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-09
  • Keywords:Workshop development, Flowchart, Cause-and-effect diagram, Control chart, Histogram, Checksheet, Pareto chart, Scatter plot
Open Access

In Praise of the Lowly Histogram

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1992 Newsletter

by Kaminsky, Frank C.; Davis, Robert D.; Burke, Richard J.;

This paper provides a detailed guide on constructing histograms...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-09
  • Keywords:Histogram, Maximum likelihood estimation, Probability density function, Lognormal distribution, Goodness-of-fit test
Open Access

Statistical Graphics – A Great Tool-Kit

Basic Tools Taken from the Fall 1991 Newsletter

by Hansen, Edward R.;

This article explains how to use simple graphs and plots to get an overall understanding of the dat!..

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-09
  • Keywords:Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA), Stem and Leaf Diagram, Histogram, Normal plots, Box plot, Notched box plot, Standard deviation, Statistical Graphics
Open Access

The Great Stem and Leaf Plot Debate

Basic Tools Taken from the Summer 1991 Newsletter

by Troxell, Joseph;

This article discusses the benefits of stem and leaf plots and provides instructions on how to construct them...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-06
  • Keywords:Stem and Leaf Diagram, Histogram, Standard deviation, Normal plots, Normal distribution, Residuals, Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)

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