Description - Improving Almost Anything by George E. P. Box
The chapters of this book are from the recent writings of George E. P. Box, an acknowledged world leader in the application and theory of quality methodology to management, process improvement, process design, and discovery. Box's unique ability to explain complex ideas simply and appealingly with wit and cogent illustration is well known. It draws on profound knowledge and extensive industrial experience. In the past, these abilities have led to the creation of such techniques as response surface methods, time series analysis for forecasting and control, evolutionary operation, and applied Bayesian methods.
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Author Biography - George E. P. Box
GEORGE BOX, PHD, DSC, FRS, is R. A. Fisher Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Industrial Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. He has been the director of research for investigators at Imperial Chemical Industries, Princeton University, and University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of London and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an Honorary Member and Shewhart and Deming Medalist of the American Society for Quality. He was awarded the Samuel S. Wilks Memorial Medal from the American Statistical Association and the Guy Medal in Gold from the Royal Statistical Society. He is the author of more than 200 published papers and more than a dozen critically acclaimed books.