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Commercializing Great Products with Design for Six Sigma by David W. Bacon, Randy C. Perry

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Chapter 27. Measurement Systems Analysis

We have thus far discussed several statistical techniques that are used to identify the center, spread, and shape of the distribution of data. We have also introduced the concept of data mining to identify potential underlying causes that impact key customer requirements. We will continue to expand the tools that we have available for data mining in later chapters. In this chapter, we address a fundamental question concerning the integrity of the data we are analyzing. Are the measurement systems adequate to provide us with reliable data? The old saying "garbage in, garbage out," which has been used to describe the quality of computer output, also applies to the output we get from statistical analysis. ...

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