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The a-Optimal Acceptance Sampling Scheme

Summary: It is generally recognized that acceptance sampling by attributes is an important tool for industrial quality control. Various models have been proposed that can be used to determine a sampling plan. Some of these, including the one discussed in this paper, incorporate costs. The plan described here minimizes the maximum cost subject to an appropriately chosen constraint. A basic assumption used is that one knows the probability that the number of nonconforming items in a lot does not exceed "break even" quality. Plans are easily found with a computer.

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  • Keywords: Linear models,Statistical methods
  • Author: von Collani, Elart
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology