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Title: Quality quandaries: Experiencing the practice of statistics with simple experiments

Abstract

This article illustrates the practice of statistics through simple experiments. In running ex- periments that involve blowing bubbles, collecting rain, and spinning propellers, issues arise that in the practice of statistics require being carefully addressed to correctly apply statisti- cal methods. Addressing these issues involves developing statistical models, simulation, and optimization. Sometimes the solutions require research, i.e., applied research.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1479981
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-30144
Journal ID: ISSN 0898-2112
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Quality Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 30; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0898-2112
Publisher:
American Society for Quality Control
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Hamada, Alexandra J., Hamada, Christina A., Hamada, Masaru, and Hamada, Michael S. Quality quandaries: Experiencing the practice of statistics with simple experiments. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1080/08982112.2018.1482341.
Hamada, Alexandra J., Hamada, Christina A., Hamada, Masaru, & Hamada, Michael S. Quality quandaries: Experiencing the practice of statistics with simple experiments. United States. doi:10.1080/08982112.2018.1482341.
Hamada, Alexandra J., Hamada, Christina A., Hamada, Masaru, and Hamada, Michael S. Thu . "Quality quandaries: Experiencing the practice of statistics with simple experiments". United States. doi:10.1080/08982112.2018.1482341. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1479981.
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author = {Hamada, Alexandra J. and Hamada, Christina A. and Hamada, Masaru and Hamada, Michael S.},
abstractNote = {This article illustrates the practice of statistics through simple experiments. In running ex- periments that involve blowing bubbles, collecting rain, and spinning propellers, issues arise that in the practice of statistics require being carefully addressed to correctly apply statisti- cal methods. Addressing these issues involves developing statistical models, simulation, and optimization. Sometimes the solutions require research, i.e., applied research.},
doi = {10.1080/08982112.2018.1482341},
journal = {Quality Engineering},
number = 4,
volume = 30,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {10}
}

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