Control charts using minima instead of averages

Willem/Wim Albers, W.C.M. Kallenberg

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    Abstract

    Traditional control charts are commonly based on the averages of the inspected groups of observations. It turns out to be quite worthwhile to consider alternative approaches. In particular, a very good proposal is to use instead the group minimum for comparison to some suitable upper limit (and likewise the group maximum for comparison to a lower limit). The power of detection during Out-of-Control of the resulting chart is comparable to that of the standard Shewhart approach, while it offers much better protection to the effects of parameter estimation and/or nonnormality than the traditional methods.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings
    Place of PublicationAlexandria, VA, USA
    PublisherAmerican Statistical Association
    Pages1801-1810
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Print)978-0-9791747-2-8
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    EventJoint Statistical Meetings, JSM 2006 - Seattle, United States
    Duration: 6 Aug 200610 Aug 2006
    https://ww2.amstat.org/meetings/jsm/2006/

    Publication series

    NameASA Conference Proceedings
    PublisherAmerican Statistical Association
    NumberTechnical
    Volume2006

    Conference

    ConferenceJoint Statistical Meetings, JSM 2006
    Abbreviated titleJSM
    CountryUnited States
    CitySeattle
    Period6/08/0610/08/06
    Internet address

    Keywords

    • EWI-8927
    • METIS-237872
    • IR-66828

    Cite this

    Albers, WW., & Kallenberg, W. C. M. (2006). Control charts using minima instead of averages. In Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings (pp. 1801-1810). (ASA Conference Proceedings; Vol. 2006, No. Technical). Alexandria, VA, USA: American Statistical Association.