The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the various uses of descriptive statistical analysis in statistical process control (SPC). Some fairly well-known descriptive techniques, along with the lesser known methods, will be discussed for their potential use in SPC. A numerical example will be provided.
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Holmes, D. & Mergen, A. E. (2007). Using descriptive statistics in statistical process control. Paper presented the 2007 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Renaissance HarborPlace Hotel, Baltimore, MD, 28-30 March (pp. 566-571).
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