ASQ

Exclusive Content & Downloads from ASQ

Two-Stage Controlled Fractional Factorial Screening for Simulation Experiments

Summary: [This abstract is based on the authors' abstract.]Factor screening with statistical control is well suited to the discrete-event simulations common in the operations research field. In this study, two methods of factor screening with control of Type I error and power are compared. Both methods are robust with respect to two-factor interactions and non-constant variance. The first method is a sequential method called controlled sequential bifurcation for interactions. The second method uses a fractional factorial design in combination with a two-stage procedure that requires less prior information for controlling power.

Anyone with a subscription, including Site and Enterprise members, can access this article.


Other Ways to Access content:

Join ASQ

Join ASQ as a Full member. Enjoy all the ASQ member benefits including access to many online articles.

Subscribe to Journal of Quality Technology

Access this and ALL OTHER Journal of Quality Technology online articles. You'll also receive the print version by mail.

  • Topics: Design of Experiments
  • Keywords: Computers, Design of experiments (DOE), Discrete data, Simulations, Fractional factorials, Screening, Sequential methods
  • Author: Wan, Hong; Ankenman, Bruce E.
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology