A note on bayesian estimation of process capability indices

Jyh Jen Horng Shiau*, Hui-Nien Hung, Chun Ta Chiang

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Process capability indices are useful for assessing the capability of manufacturing processes. Most traditional methods are obtained from the frequentist point of view. We view the problem from the Bayes and empirical Bayes approaches by using non-informative and conjugate priors, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215-224
Number of pages10
JournalStatistics and Probability Letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - 15 Nov 1999


  • Bayes estimators
  • Bayesian approach
  • Conjugate prior
  • Non-informative prior
  • Process capability indices


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