Practicing Statistics Can Lead to Interesting Research Problems*William A. Brenneman, The Procter & Gamble Company
Keywords: design of experiments, robust parameter design, risk assessment
Two case studies will be presented in which real problems from industry led to new statistical research. The first case study deals with setting optimal and robust settings on a package sealer machine. The second case study deals with determining the probability of passing government fill weight requirements for processes that are either in or out of control.