Standards and Statistics


Standards and Statistics

Can a Moving Average of the Data Be Deceptive?

Sometimes I want to take a
moving average of my data to
reduce the noise I am seeing, but
can I actually fool myself?... more


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Assessing Crack Detection Capability

What statistical procedure is used to determine the typical crack size that can be detected with a given probability?... more


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Easy Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty

How can we easily obtain an estimate of measurement uncertainty?... more


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Testing for Equivalence

What statistical procedures are used to demonstrate that two sets of test results are equivalent?... more


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Quantile Estimation

Q. Which method of quantile estimation should be used? ... more


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How Normal is Normal?

How can I determine if my data comes from a normal distribution?... more


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Statistical Prediction Intervals

What considerations are there with statistical prediction intervals when the underlying distribution is known to be based on attribute data?... more


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Statistical Intervals: Nonparametric, Part 2

What considerations are there with nonparametric statistical intervals when the underlying distribution varies?... more


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Statistical Intervals of the Nonparametric Type

How are nonparametric intervals applied and used?... more


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Lot Acceptance Procedure Criteria

Q. Lots are released based on comparing test results from a sample to lot acceptance procedure criteria. If a set of test results meets the lot acceptance procedure criterion, how can I be assured that another sample from the lot would also pass the criterion? ... more

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