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Split-Plots for Robust Product and Process Experimentation
Environmentally robust products and processes are designed to be insensitive to variation over the relevant ranges of the environmental conditions in which they need to operate. Split plots frequently provide efficient ...
Feedforward as a Supplement to Feedback Adjustment in Allowing Feedstock Changes
This paper considers the complementary use of feedback and feedforward adjustments to compensate for anticipated step changes in the process mean as may be necessary in a manufacturing process each time a new batch of ...
An Adversarial Viewpoint of Human and Organizational Factors in Computer and Information Security: Final Report
This report presents a multi-dimensional examination of the human and organizational factors that effect computer and information security (CIS) and explains how human and organizational factors contribute to CIS ...
Design Evaluation of Multi-Station Assembly Processes by Using State Space Approach
This report considers the problem of evaluating and benchmarking process design configuration in a multi-station assembly process.
Statistics for Discovery
In this paper the question is discussed why investigators in engineering and the physical sciences rarely use statistics. It is argued that statistics has been overly influenced by mathematical methods rather than the ...
Web Survey Mailer System (WSMS1.1)
Nowadays, with the extended access to computers and more particularly to the Internet, web-based questionnaires are another tool available for sampling surveys. This document describes the use of the Web-based Survey ...
Human Factors E-Security Workgroup Report of Findings
One of the greatest barriers to effective e-security are the human and organizational factors that contribute to and cause the technical and social vulnerabilities of an organization's computer and information system. The ...
Process-oriented Tolerancing for Multi-station Assembly Systems
In multi-station manufacturing systems, the quality of final products is significantly affected by both product design as well as process variables. However, historically tolerance research primarily focused on allocating ...
Red Team Performance: Summary of Findings
This report summarizes a study the performance of the red team program at Sandia National Laboratories. This study describes the factors that contribute to and hinder red team performance, as well as various measures of ...
Reducing Workload and Increasing Patient Safety Through Work and Workspace Design
This paper was commissioned by the Institute of Medicine Committee on the Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety. It was used by the IOM for its report on Keeping Patients Safe - Transforming the Work Environment ...