Statistics Spotlight


Statistics Roundtable: Identify and Act

by Doganaksoy, Necip; Hahn, Gerald J.; Meeker, William Q.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2015 recalled 28 million vehicles equipped with Takata airbags due to the rupturing of the airbag inflator during deployment....

Statistics Roundtable: Best Bang for Your Buck—Part 2

by Anderson-Cook, Christine M.; Lu, Lu

In last month’s Statistics Roundtable, we considered four potential designs of varying sizes and a variety of their attributes for an engineering problem involving a screening design with seven factors....

Statistics Roundtable: Best Bang for Your Buck-Part 1

by Anderson-Cook, Christine M.; Lu, Lu

When designing an experiment for a study, there are many choices to make: what design factors to consider, which levels of the factors to use and which model to focus on, for example....

Statistics Roundtable: Painting by the Numbers

by Hare, Lynne B.

Have you ever gone to a paint store to match a color sample? Were you amazed when they produced an exact match of your sample for hue, color and saturation?...

Statistics Roundtable: Plotting for Quality

by Seaman, Julia E.; Allen, I. Elaine

There are many ways to compare new measurement devices to standards or other existing measurements. The most basic way is to compare the raw values between the new device and standards or other devices measuring the same outcomes....

Statistics Roundtable: Maximize, Minimize or Target

by Anderson-Cook, Christine M.; Cao, Yongtao; Lu, Lu

One common goal of running and analyzing a designed experiment is to find a location in the design space that optimizes the response of interest....

Statistics Roundtable: It Isn’t There

by Hare, Lynne B.

"Cats," Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical tells the story of the night a cluster of neighborhood cats decides which among them will ascend to the great beyond....

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