Unformatted text preview: the designer while noise consists mainly of environmental factors and natural laws. Taguchi methods are statistical methods developed by Genichi Taguchi to improve the quality of manufactured goods, and more recently also applied to engineering, biotechnology, marketing and advertising. Professional statisticians have welcomed the goals and improvements brought about by Taguchi methods, particularly by Taguchi's development of designs for studying variation, but have criticized the inefficiency of some of Taguchi's proposals. Taguchi's work includes three principal contributions to statistics: 1-A specific loss function. 2-The philosophy of off-line quality control. 3-Innovations in the design of experiments....
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- Spring '12
- Statistics, Taguchi methods, Genichi Taguchi