2015 QPRC

Contributed Program

Contributed speakers and abstracts
Link to abstract under presenting author's name.


Participants will also be invited to submit full papers of their presentations for possible publication in a special issue of Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry. Download the flyer for more information.

Contributed 1, room 2209

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 10:30-12:00

Modeling Applications

1) An Innovative Simulation Method to Predict the Effectiveness of Viral Inactivation for a Vaccine Product Account for Variability in Multiple Process Steps, Jianfang Hu, Merck & Co., Inc.   Presentation
2) Statistical Models for Rating Financial Performance and Health of Companies, Rudrajeet Pal, University of Boras, Karel Kupka, TriloByte Statistical Software, Inc., Arun Aneja, East Carolina State University.

3) Principal Components Regression-Based Control Charts for Monitoring Plastic Plywood Process, Danilo Marcondes Filho, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Angelo Marcio Oliveira Sant'Anna, University of Bahia.   Presentation


Contributed 2, room 2209

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 1:30-3:00

Topics in Statistical Process Control

1) On Efficient Performance Evaluation of the Cumulative Sum Chart and the Sequential Probability Ratio Test, Aleksey S. Polunchenko, SUNY Binghamton.   Presentation

2) Process Capability Indices: Some Subtle Misconceptions, M. Z. Anis, Indian Statistical Institute   Presentation

3) Study of Mismatched Detection Procedures for Autocorrelated Data, Aleksey S. Polunchenko, SUNY Binghamton, Vasanthan Raghavan, Qualcomm Flarion Technologies, Inc.   Presentation


Contributed 3, room 2209

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 10:30-12:00

Fun with Screening Designs

1) Selecting a Nonregular Fractional Factorial Design for Screening, David J. Edwards, Virginia Commonwealth University, Robert W. Mee, University of Tennessee, Eric D. Schoen, University of Antwerp  

2) Generators for Nonregular 2^(k-p) Designs, Robert W. Mee, University of Tennessee   Presentation

3) Screening and Follow-Up Experimentation with Partial Replication, Robert D. Leonard and David J. Edwards, Virginia Commonwealth University


Contributed 4, room 2209

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 1:30-3:00

Statistical Process Control for Special Cases

1) Effects of Contaminated Data on the Performance of Self-Starting Control Charts for Rare Events, Eralp Dogu and James Benneyan, Northeastern University

2) A Comparative Study of Control Charts for Monitoring Low Nonconforming Proportion, Angelo Marcio Oliveira Sant'Anna, Federal University of Bahia

3) Multivariate Quality Control of Batch Processes using STATIS, Danilo Marcondes Filho, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Luis Paulo Luna de Oliveira, University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos


Contributed 5, room 2209

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 4:00-5:30

Novel Approaches to Experimental Design

1) Bayesian Analysis of Definitive Screening Designs with Nonnormal Responses, Victor M. Aguirre, Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico  Presentation

2) Design of Experiments for Generalized Linear Models with Random Blocks, Edgar Hassler, Arizona State University, Douglas C. Montgomery, Arizona State University, Rachel T. Silvestrini, Rochester Institute of Technology  Presentation

3) Holistic DOE: Learning in the Face of Uncertainty, Scott Wise and Dan Valente, SAS Institute, Inc.   Presentation


Contributed 6, room 2210

Friday, June 12, 2015, 10:30-12:00

Case Studies in Quality

1) Immediate Response against Any Possible Fault Detection for Marine Diesel Engines Auxiliary Systems Using Fuzzy AHP, Abit Balin, Yalova University   Presentation

2) Process optimization through Taguchi Design: A Case of Jute Mill, Koilakuntla Maddulety, National Institute of Industrial Engineering   Presentation