Phase-II Monitoring of AR (1) Autocorrelated Polynomial Profiles

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1 Department of Industrial & Mechanical Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch

2 Sharif University of Technology

3 Department of Industrial Engineering, Shahed University

Abstract

In some statistical process control applications, quality of a process or product can be characterized by a relationship between a response and one or more independent variables, which is typically referred to a profile. In this paper, polynomial profiles are considered to monitor processes in which there is a first order autoregressive relation between the error terms in each profile. A remedial measure is first proposed to eliminate the effect of autocorrelation in phase-ІІ monitoring of autocorrelated profiles. Then, three methods are employed to monitor polynomial profiles where their performances are compared using the average run length criterion.

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