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Inspection and acceptance sampling

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Abstract

The purpose of acceptance sampling is to provide for the user some assurance that the risks associated with accepting a lot are within specified limits. To do so, it is necessary to specify these risks, state clearly how sample data will be collected and measured, and state for what purpose it will be used and how to reach some conclusion (such as reach a decision to accept or reject the lot, or conclude whether the sample evidence is inconclusive). In this chapter we shall consider these issues, and provide a broad managerial approach to inspection and acceptance sampling.

Keywords

Sampling Plan Expect Profit Prob Ability Sequential Probability Ratio Test Inspection Plan 
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© Charles S. Tapiero 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et CommercialesParisFrance

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