Toy cars and DOE: The results

Last time, I gave a Father’s Day tale of a father and son’s quest in dyeing toy cars. This time, I’ll share our results, but first remind you of the factors we studied: Car: A/B/C/D Dye type: Solid/liquid Dye amount: low/high (2 Tbsp liquid/4 Tbsp liquid per half cup, or […]

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Father's Day fun with toy cars and DOE

With Father’s Day fast approaching, it seemed fitting that I should share a story about a father and son bonding over design of experiments (DOE) and toy cars. Full disclosure: Some (including their wives) think both the father and son in this tale are too old to be playing with […]

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JMP Student Edition 12: Free with leading intro stats textbooks

Introductory Statistics is notorious for being one of the least popular courses required for graduation. Fortunately, modern approaches to teaching statistics are changing the perceptions and popularity of statistics for the better. These approaches are largely driven by data, rather than mathematics, and the modern data-driven interface of JMP is […]

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Did LeBron James step up his game in the playoffs?

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the NBA championship despite the best efforts of LeBron James. With the Cavaliers depleted by injuries (particularly to Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving), James was faced with carrying his team against a very talented and well-rounded Warriors team. And he […]

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AMA Advanced Research Techniques (ART) Forum is next week!

There’s a saying in publishing that you measure a book’s impact in two ways: how many people buy it, and how many people read it. There’s a similar saying in statistics: You measure a technique’s impact by how many people know about it and by how many people actually use […]

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Testing software preferences with a covering array

In any computer software, it’s not unusual to have a set of preferences to allow customization to the settings. JMP is no exception. For example, in JMP 12, the Categorical platform allows for a great deal of the output to be tailored to the user’s preferences. Here’s what we see […]

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Probability and Multiple Choice Profiler in JMP 12 Choice platform

In an earlier post, I introduced the Probability and Multiple Choice Profiler, two new tools in the Choice Platform that help visualize comparisons between competing products and predict market share for proposed new products. This post covers step-by-step instructions for how to open and use the profilers in JMP 12. […]

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Using a space filling design and Google Maps to plan my commute: Part 2

In my previous blog post, I created a 150-run space filling design to collect travel times over various departure times in the morning and evening. I wanted to see if I use this designed experiment to  learn something useful about my commute. Google Maps gives a range of times for […]

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Process Capability in JMP 12

In my previous blog post, I announced the new Process Capability platform in JMP 12 and shared some of the ideas that steered its development. Process capability analysis is used in many industries for assessing how well a stable process is performing relative to its specifications; it helps quality practitioners […]

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Promoting interdisciplinary research at QPRC 2015

The Quality & Productivity Research Conference is about to take place in our backyard (so to speak) at the School of Textiles at North Carolina State University. And it includes a field trip to our front yard. The theme of the meeting is Creativity and Innovation for a Connected World. […]

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