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Open Challenges in Industrial Statistics

Open Challenges:

Problems and Solutions within the Industrial Statistics Community

Quality Engineering now proudly publishes solutions to issues faced by readers and researchers in industrial statistics, as regular articles - with the wider aim of improving the collaboration between the industry and academia.

On this page, you can find the articles published as part of this new dedicated column, which are free to view for one year after the article's publication date. The column is built of unsolved problems in industrial statistics, followed by discussions from the community, leading to a solution. 

Want to take part? Follow the instructions on this page to submit your problems to the column. 

Column EditorColumn Co-Editor
Willis JensenByran Smucker
W.L. Gore & AssociatesMiami University (OH)

Open challenges: Correlation of intermediate and final measurements



Open challenges: Correlation of intermediate and final measurements

  • Volume 30 Issue 1
  • Willis A. Jensen






An EM-algorithm approach to open challenges on correlation of intermediate and final measurements

  • Sumin Shenm, Huiying Mao & Xinwei Deng




  • Stefan H. Steiner & R. Jock Mackay


  • Sumin Shen, Huiying Mao & Xinwei Deng

Open challenges: Determination of root cause frequency

Open challenges: Determination of root cause frequency

Quality Engineering

Quality Engineering aims to promote a rich exchange among the quality engineering community by publishing papers that describe new engineering methods ready for immediate industrial application or examples of techniques uniquely employed.

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