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Comments on “A Tutorial on Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Net Package Contents”

Mini Paper Appearing in Spring 1998 Newsletter

by Burke, Charles R.;

This paper demonstrates the implications of controlling the fill accuracy standard deviation of a process...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1998-03
  • Keywords:Standard deviation, Normal distribution
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A Tutorial on Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Net Package Contents

Mini Paper Appearing in Fall 1997 Newsletter

by King, Dennis W.;

This paper demonstrates how to calculate the producer’s risk of being in violation of package fill regulations...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1997-09
  • Keywords:Mean, Standard deviation, Normal distribution, Binomial distribution
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Resampling: Transforming Statistics

Basic Tools Appearing in Winter 1994 Newsletter

by Peter Bruce

This article demonstrates the applications and advantages of resampling, a computationally rich but minimal assumption method for solving statistical problems requiring probabilistic analysis...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-01
  • Keywords:Resampling, Hypothesis Testing, Normal distribution
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Normal Probability Plots

Basic Tools Taken from the Fall 1992 Newsletter

by Heyes, Jed;

This article illustrates the construction of normal probability plots and describes the information one can obtain from the plots...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1992-09
  • Keywords:Normal distribution, Standard deviation, Mean, Probability plot
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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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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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