In this paper the use of multivariate control charts for attribute data is proposed. These charts are based on chi-square statistics. Data from various categories can be summarized into a multivariate statistic, i.e., the chi-square statistic, and then the process can be monitored by plotting this statistic on a control chart. A numerical example is provided.

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The 2006 North East Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting Proceedings, San Juan, Puerto Rico -- “Multivariate Control Charts for Attribute Data”, with Donald S. Holmes, 500-505, March 31, 2006 Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works in February 2014.

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Conference Proceeding

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Accounting (SCB)


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