False alarm rates for the Shewhart control chart with interpretation rules

@inproceedings{Jamali2006FalseAR,
  title={False alarm rates for the Shewhart control chart with interpretation rules},
  author={Abdul Sattar Jamali and Li Jin-lin},
  year={2006}
}
Shewhart X chart usually supplemented by interpretation rules is common in practice. These rules are designed to show an earlier detection of un-natural patterns in the process mean. Although these rules are valuable in detecting the "true" problems, they also increase the probability of false alarm. In this paper the false alarm rates of most used seven interpretation rules were obtained through by developing a spread sheet for normal and non-normal distributions. The results show that the… CONTINUE READING

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