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Statistics of Quality

Edited by Subir Ghosh, William R. Schucany, William B. Smith

Series Editor: William R. Schucany

CRC Press – 1996 – 456 pages

Series: Statistics: A Series of Textbooks and Monographs

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    978-0-8247-9763-8
    September 25th 1996

Description

Explains the role of statistics in improving the quality of collecting and analyzing information for a wide variety of applications. The book examines the function of statisticians in quality improvement. It discusses statistical process control, quality statistical tables, and quality and warranty; quality standards in medicine and public health; Taguchi robust designs and survival models; and more.

Contents

Donald Owen's contributions to the statistics of quality; the quality of movement: where it stands and the role of statisticians in its future; a sequential test of some process capability indices; calibration of gasoline flow meters; some aspects of Hotelling's T2 statistic for multivariate quality control; magnetic field quality investigations for superconducting supercollider magnets; real experiments, real mistakes, real learning!; Taguchi's robust design and some alternatives; determining optimum settings of explanatory variables and measuring influence of observations in multiresponse experiments; developing measurement for experimentation; kattice squares; marginally and conditionally specified multivariate survival models: a survey; moments and wavelets in signal estimation; hierarchical Bayes models in contextual spatial classification; asymmetry and outlier detection using correspondence analysis; concrete statistics; numerical methods for use in preparing high-quality statistical tables; modelling quality standards with decision analysis in medicine and public health; quality and warranty: sensitivity of warranty cost models to distributional assumptions; on semiparametric estimation of a probability density; improving survey estimates using rotation design sampling; multicriteria optimization in sampling design.

Name: Statistics of Quality (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: Edited by Subir Ghosh, William R. Schucany, William B. SmithSeries Editor: William R. Schucany. Explains the role of statistics in improving the quality of collecting and analyzing information for a wide variety of applications. The book examines the function of statisticians in quality improvement. It discusses statistical process control, quality...
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