The objective of this paper is to discuss and clarify the meaning and use the different statistical limits used in managing processes so the mistakes that are commonly seen in industrial practice can be avoided. The difference between "control" and "acceptance" will also be discuss. The idea of this paper was triggered by a recent paper written by Henderson [5] in Quality Progress journal.

Date of creation, presentation, or exhibit



Presented at the 2012 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting Proceedings, Newport, Rhode Island, March 21-23, 2012.

Copyright 2012 The Authors

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Conference Paper

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Accounting (SCB)


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