Tips and Techniques for Statistics and Quality Improvement

Blog posts and articles about using Minitab software in quality improvement projects, research, and more.

Eugenie Chung

Eugenie Chung

A score by the dominant left foot. Great passes into the penalty area. The 4-4-2 or 4-3-3 formation. The controversial yellow and red cards. The curse of penalties. There is something for everyone to enjoy in this month of world-class football.

According to a recent article on BBC, England has 4% chance to win the World Cup 2018. This is based on calculation using computer simulations.  Points are awarded for each...

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One of the biggest pieces of international news last year was the so-called "Brexit" referendum, in which a majority of voters in the United Kingdom cast their ballots to leave the European Union (EU).

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Technology is very much part of our lives nowadays. We use our smartphones to have video calls with our friends and family, and watch our favourite TV shows on tablets. Technology has also transformed the fitness industry with the increasing popularity of fitness trackers.

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I am a bit of an Oscar fanatic. Every year after the ceremony, I religiously go online to find out who won the awards and listen to their acceptance speeches. This year, I was so chuffed to learn that Leonardo Di Caprio won his first Oscar for his performance in The Revenant in the 88th Academy Awards—after five nominations in  previous ceremonies. As a longtime Di Caprio fan, I still remember going to the cinema when

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In my last post, I looked at viewership data for the five seasons of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones. I created a time series plot in Minitab that showed how viewership rose season by season, and how it varied episode by episode within each season.
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If you’ve not heard of the TV series Game of Thrones, you must have been living on Mars for the past few years! An adaptation of the fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin, the show is an epic tale of the political conflicts and wars between noble houses in the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos over who sits in the Iron Throne, and thus rules the whole realm. (It was the most pirated TV...

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