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Using Analytics: Discovering Variable Relationships that Produce Process and Product Understanding

Mini Paper from the June 2014 Newsletter

by Snee, Ronald;

A framework that enables the effective management and execution of data-rich projects to solve problems and develop process understanding...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2014-06
  • Keywords:Analytics, Data Analysis, Model Building, Process Understanding, Statistical Analysis, Variation
Open Access

The Future of Quality Technology: From a Manufacturing to a Knowledge Economy & from Defects to Innovations

2005 Youden Address

by Bisgaard. Soren

The Address provides some observations about the future of quality technology and where we need to focus our efforts, our professional and educational activities, and our journals. Taken from Winter 2006 Newsletter...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2006-05
  • Keywords:Innovation, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), Statistical process control, Reliability, Response surface, Principal components, Discriminant analysis, Regression, Factor analysis
Open Access

Shape-Finder Box Plots

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1991 Newsletter

by Khurshid, Anwer; Heyes, Gerald B.; Aslam, Muhammad;

In this paper the authors propose a new modification to the box plot to reflect the degree of kurtosis in the data...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1991-09
  • Keywords:Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA), Box plot, Kurtosis, Statistical Graphics
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

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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