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Statistical Case Studies

Statistical Case Studies
A Collaboration Between Academe and Industry
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Part of ASA-SIAM Series on Statistics and Applied Probability

  • Date Published: January 1998
  • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial null Mathematics for availability.
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780898714135

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  • Statisticians know that the clean data sets that appear in textbook problems have little to do with real-life industry data. To better prepare their students for all types of statistical careers, academic statisticians now strive to use data sets from real-life statistical problems. This book contains 20 case studies that use actual data sets that have not been simplified for classroom use. Each case study is a collaboration between statisticians from academe and from business, industry, or government. This book is the result of a collaborative workshop of statisticians focusing on academic-industrial partnerships. The cases come from a wide variety of application areas, including biology/environment, medical and health care, pharmaceutical, marketing and survey research, and manufacturing.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: January 1998
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780898714135
    • length: 184 pages
    • dimensions: 250 x 180 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.622kg
    • availability: This item is not supplied by Cambridge University Press in your region. Please contact Soc for Industrial null Mathematics for availability.
  • Table of Contents

    Introductions: The Benefits of Cases, Partnering for the Future of the Statistics Profession
    Chapter 1: Are the Fish Safe to Eat? Assessing Mercury Levels in Fish in Maine Lakes
    Chapter 2: Chemical Assay Validation
    Chapter 3: Automating a Manual Telephone Process
    Chapter 4: Dissolution Method Equivalence
    Chapter 5: Comparison of Hospital Length of Stay Between Two Insurers for Patients with Pediatric Asthma
    Chapter 6: Comparing Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs with Respect to Stomach Damage
    Chapter 7: Validating an Assay of Viral Contamination
    Chapter 8: Control Charts for Quality Characteristics Under Nonnormal Distributions
    Chapter 9: Evaluation of Sound to Improve Customer Value
    Chapter 10: Improving Integrated Circuit Manufacture Using a Designed Experiment
    Chapter 11: Evaluating the Effects of Nonresponse and the Number of Response Levels on Survey Samples
    Chapter 12: Designing an Experiment to Obtain a Target Value in the Chemical Processes Industry
    Chapter 13: Investigating Flight Response of Pacific Brant to Helicopters at Izembek Lagoon, Alaska by Using Logistic Regression
    Chapter 14: Estimating the Biomass of Forage Fishes in Alaska's Prince William Sound Following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
    Chapter 15: A Simplified Simulation of the Impact of Environmental Interference on Measurement Systems in an Electrical Components Testing Laboratory
    Chapter 16: Cerebral Blood Flow Cycling: Anesthesia and Arterial Blood Pressure
    Chapter 17: Modeling Circuit Board Yields
    Chapter 18: Experimental Design for Process Settings in Aircraft Manufacturing
    Chapter 19: An Evaluation of Process Capability for Fuel Injector Process Using Monte Carlo Simulation
    Chapter 20: Data Fusion and Maintenance Policies for Continuous Production Processes

  • Editors

    Roxy Peck

    Larry D. Haugh

    Arnold Goodman

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