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Quality 101

When More Is Not Better

Beware of multicollinearity.
By Eston Martz
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We use regression analysis to explore the relationships between one or more input variables, or factors, and a response.


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From the Editor

Responsibility

Who is to blame?
By Darryl Seland
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There is an interesting exercise you might come across if you ever happen to find yourself engaged in an ethical debate over responsibility or blame.


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Vision & Sensors - System Integrators

Machine Vision Integration: Behind the Camera

Consider these factors in the selection and implementation of digital cameras in machine vision applications.
By David Dechow
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The component choices available in the architecture and configuration of machine vision inspection solutions are more numerous than ever.


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Vision & Sensors - Inspection Software

Image Morphology

Using mathematics for modifying, classifying, and measuring object shapes in images.
By Ben Dawson
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Morphology in its broadest definition is the study of shapes, and can apply to studying the shapes of animals or other organisms in biology, artifacts in archaeology or galaxies in astronomy.


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Software & Analysis

Getting to the Core of Cloud Computing

Is calibration management making the move?
By Dave K. Banerjea
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With all the major IT companies spending millions pushing their cloud products and services, one has to wonder, why all the promotion?


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Software & Analysis

Industrial Data Collection Advances

Today’s industrial data collection requires a flexible, modular approach.
By Paul Oxfeldt and Frank Skog
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The demands on industrial data collection systems have continued to grow year over year for advances in speed, labor cost reduction, error proofing, maintainability, flexibility, accuracy, training efficiency, and exception reporting.


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Software & Analysis

Contact vs. Noncontact Measurement for Computer-Aided Inspection

Make the right choices to meet operational needs.
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The right choice of inspection hardware and software for Computer-Aided Inspection (CAI) can reduce inspection times by up to 90% while improving repeatability and reproducibility (R&R) variances by up to 50%.


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New Products - NDT

Thermal Imaging Software

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Testo Thermal Imaging is excited and proud to announce the availability of their next generation ther-mal imaging software.


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Software & Analysis

Are Your Documents Under Control?

Document control must not be isolated.
By Bill Best
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In the mid 1980s my company got its first PC for accounting and a database of client/case records. It was a revolution!


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Software & Analysis

Got 10,000 Data Points?

Rethinking the SPC workflow for large-scale data.
By Steve Daum
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Just as a recipe designed for four may require some changes if it is called upon to serve 4,000, dramatically up-scaling the number of quality metrics being monitored may demand new approaches when deploying SPC.


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 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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