The Human Side of Statistical Process Control: Three Applications of SAS/QC You Might Not Have Thought About

When you think of statistical process control, or SPC for short, what industry first comes to your mind? In the past 10 or 15 years, diverse industries have begun to standardize processes and administrative tasks with statistical process control. While the top two bars of the industrial Pareto chart are […]

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Quantum Football, Electron Preschoolers, and Schrodinger’s STEM

At this time of year as fans debate over the best players in college football, quantum mechanics combines with college sports to produce the Heisman uncertainty principal: you cannot know who has won the trophy until it is announced, and so you have to treat it as if every candidate […]

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Keeping the Analytical Trenches Fresh

You know the old joke, Q. How can you tell an extroverted statistician from an introverted statistician? A. The extrovert looks at your shoes when they talk. Well, the statisticians that I work with every day are a pretty lively bunch, so this joke doesn’t really apply, but it brings […]

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