Computer Simulations for the Optimization of Technological Processes

  • Alessandro Baldi Antognini
  • Alessandra Giovagnoli
  • Daniele Romano
  • Maroussa Zagoraiou


This chapter is about experiments for quality improvement and the innovation of products and processes performed by computer simulation. It describes familiar methods for creating surrogate models of simulators (emulators), with particular reference to Kriging interpolation, and some new ways of fitting the models to the simulated data.


Computer Experiment Robust Design Ordinary Kriging Noise Factor Coordinate Measuring Machine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Baldi Antognini
    • 1
  • Alessandra Giovagnoli
    • 1
  • Daniele Romano
    • 2
  • Maroussa Zagoraiou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Statistical SciencesUniversity of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of CagliariCagliariItaly

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