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Bimal Sinha, Conference Chair

Nagaraj Neerchal
Thomas Mathew
Anindya Roy
Junyoung Park
DoHwan Park
Yvonne Huang
Elizabeth Stanwyck
Yaakov Malinovsky
Kofi Adragni


Paula Borrego

Some Aspects of Multivariate Quality Control Charts for dispersion.

In multivariate quality control, we are looking for monitoring p characteristics simultaneously. A few methods have been proposed to monitor the variance-covariance matrix Σ. In this work we assume Σ is known, n>p, and study the consequences of rearranging the p variables for control charts for Σ when p=2, 3.