Some Recent Papers


I will be posting some of my more recent papers here in PDF files.

"Identifying the Time of a Step Change with Xbar Control Charts" by Samuel, Pignatiello and Calvin

"Identifying the Time of a Step Change in a Normal Process Variance" by Samuel, Pignatiello and Calvin

"Estimation of the Change Point of a Normal Process Mean in SPC Applications" by Pignatiello and Samuel

"Identifying the Time of Step-Change with Chi-squared Control Charts" by Nedumaran, Pignatiello and Calvin

"Identifying the Time of a Step Change in the Process Fraction Nonconforming" by Pignatiello and Samuel

"On Constructing T-squared Control Charts for Retrospective Examination" by Nedumaran and Pignatiello

"The Development and Evaluation of CUSUM-based Control Charts for an AR(1) Process" by Timmer, Pignatiello and Longnecker

"On Constructing T-squared Control Charts for On-line Process Monitoring" by Nedumaran and Pignatiello

"A Comparison of Control Charting Procedures for Monitoring Process Dispersion" by Acosta-Mejia, Pignatiello and Rao

"Monitoring Process Dispersion Without Subgrouping" by Acosta-Mejia and Pignatiello

"On Estimating Xbar Control Chart Limits" by Nedumaran and Pignatiello

"A Magnitude-Robust Control Chart for Monitoring and Estimating Step Changes for Normal Process Means" by Pignatiello and Simpson


 

Articles in Scholarly Journals with Rigorous Review Procedures

 

1.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Minimum Cost Approach for Finding Fractional Factorials,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 17, pp. 212-218, 1985.

 

2.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Ramberg, John S., “Off-Line Quality Control, Parameter Design, and the Taguchi Method -- A Discussion,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 198-206, 1985.

 

3.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Enumerating Maximal-Order Abelian Groups Within a Set of Eligible Elements,” Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation, pp. 99-114, May 1987.

 

4.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Computer Program for Allocating Observations in the Balanced Random Effects One-Way Analysis of Variance,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 19, pp. 221-228, 1987.

 

5.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Allocating Observations in the Random Effects One-Way ANOVA,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 19, pp. 216-220, 1987.

 

6.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Ramberg, John S., “Performance Measures Independent of Adjustment: An Explanation and Extension of Taguchi’s Signal-to-Noise Ratios --Discussion,” Technometrics, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 274-277, 1987.

 

7.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Tsai, Amos,  “Optimal Design of Xbar Control Charts When Cost Model Parameters are Not Precisely Known,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 103-110, 1988.

 

8.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “An Overview of the Taguchi Strategy and Tactics,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 247-254, 1988.

 

9.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Runger, George C., “A Comparison of Some Multivariate CUSUM Schemes,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 22, pp. 173-186, 1990.

 

10.  Runger, George C. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Adaptive Sampling for Process Control,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 135-155, 1991.

 

11.  Wild, Rosemary H. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “An Experimental Design Strategy for Designing Robust Systems Using Discrete-Event Simulation,” Simulation, Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 358-368, 1991.

 

12.  Pignatiello, Joseph, J., Jr. and Ramberg, John S., “The Top-Ten Triumphs and Tragedies of Genichi Taguchi,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 221-225, 1991-92.

 

13.  Wild, Rosemary H. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Response to Kleijnen's Note on Wild and Pignatiello's Experimental Design Strategy,” Simulation, pp. 395-396, 1992.

 

14.  Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Bayesian Perspective on Taguchi’s Approach to Quality Engineering and Tolerance Design -- A Discussion,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 24, No. 5, p. 31, 1992.

 

15.  Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Strategies for Robust Multiple Response Quality Engineering,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 25, No. 3, p. 5-15, 1993.

 

16.  Wild, Rosemary C. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Finding Stable System Designs: A Reverse Simulation Technique,” Communications of the ACM, Vol. 37, No. 10, pp. 87-98, 1994.

 

17.  Buck, James R., Raz, Tzvi and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Bayesian Poisson Rate Estimation Using Parameter Maps,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 405-412, 1995.

 

18.  Chiu, Chih-Chiu, Cook, Deborah F. and Pignatiello, Joseph J. Jr., “Radial Basis Function Neural Network For Kraft Pulping Forecasting,” International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 209-215, 1995.  Errata: Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 7 and 9, 1996.

 

19.  Chiu, Chih-Chiu, Cook, Deborah F., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Whittaker, A. D., “Design of a Radial Basis Function Neural Network with a Radius Modification Algorithm Using Response Surface Methodology,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 117-124, 1997.

 

20.  Samuel, Thomas R., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Calvin, James A., “Identifying the Time of a Step Change With Xbar Control Charts,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 521-527, 1998.

 

21.  Samuel, Thomas R., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Calvin, James A., “Identifying the Time of a Step Change in a Normal Process Variance,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 529-538, 1998.

 

22.  Nedumaran, Gunabushanam and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Diagnosing Signals from T2 and chi-squared Multivariate Control Charts,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 657-667, 1998.

 

23.  Samuel, Thomas R., and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Identifying the Time of a Step Change in a Poisson Rate Parameter,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 673-681, 1998.

 

24.  Timmer, Douglas H., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Longnecker, Michael T., “The Development and Evaluation of CUSUM-based Control Charts for an AR(1) Process,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 525-534, 1998.

 

25.  Acosta-Mejia, César A., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Rao, B. Venkateshwara, “A Comparison of Control Charting Procedures for Monitoring Process Dispersion,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 31, pp. 569-579, 1999.

 

26.  Nedumaran, Gunabushanam and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “On Constructing T2 Control Charts for On-line Process Monitoring,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 31, pp. 529-536, 1999.

 

27.  Timmer, Douglas H. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Applying an AR(1) CUSUM Control Chart to Data from a Chemical Process,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 13, pp. 107-114, 2000.

 

28.  Acosta-Mejia, César A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Monitoring Process Dispersion Without Subgrouping,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 32, pp. 89-102. 2000.

 

29.  Nedumaran, Gunabushanam and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Identifying the Time of a Step-Change with Chi-Squared Control Charts,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 13, pp. 153-159, 2000.

 

30.  Nedumaran, Gunabushanam and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “On Constructing T2 Control Charts for Retrospective Examination,” Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computations, Vol. 29, pp 621-632, 2000.

 

31.  Samuel, Thomas R. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Estimation of the Change Point of a Normal Process Mean in SPC Applications,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 33, pp. 82-95, 2001.

 

32.  Samuel, Thomas R., and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Identifying the Time of a Step Change in the Process Fraction Nonconforming,” Quality Engineering, Vol.13, pp. 357-365, 2001.

 

33.  Nedumaran, Gunabushanam and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “On Estimating Xbar Control Chart Limits,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 33, pp. 206-212, 2001.

 

34.  Rao, B. Venkateshwara, Disney, Ralph L., and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Uniqueness and Convergence of Solutions to ARL Integral Equations in CUSUM and Other Control Charts,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 33, pp. 463-469, 2001.

 

35.  Acosta-Mejia, César A., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Simpson, James R., “Monitoring the Variability of Symmetric Processes,” International Journal of Industrial Engineering, June 2002.

 

36.  Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Simpson. James R., “A Magnitude-Robust Control Chart for Monitoring and Estimating Step Changes for Normal Process Means,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Vol. 18, 429-441, 2002.

 

37.  Timmer, Douglas H. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Change Point Estimates for the Parameters of an AR(1) Process,”  Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Vol. 19, pp. 355-369, 2003.

38.  Ortiz, Francisco, Simpson, James R., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Heredia-Langner, Alejandro, “A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Multiple Response Optimization,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 432-450, 2004.

 

39.  Nedumaran, G. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “On Constructing Retrospective Xbar Control Chart Limits”. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Vol. 21, pp. 81-89, 2005.

 

40.  Perry, Marcus B. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Estimating the Change Point of the Process Fraction Nonconforming in SPC Applications,” International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 95-110, 2005. 

 

41.  Perry, Marcus B., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., and Simpson, James R., “Estimating the Change Point of a Poisson Rate Parameter with a Linear Trend Disturbance,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 371-384, 2006.

 

42.  Perry, Marcus B. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Estimation of the Change Point of a Normal Process Mean with a Linear Trend Disturbance in SPC,” Quality Technology and Quantitative Management, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 325-334, 2006.

 

43.  Perry, Marcus B., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., and Simpson, James R., “Change Point Estimation for Monotonically Changing Poisson Rates in SPC,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 45, No. 8, pp. 1791-1813, 2007.

 

44.  Guo, Yong, Simpson, James R. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Construction of Efficient Mixed-Level Fractional Factorial Designs,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 241-257, 2007.

 

45.  Perry, Marcus B., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., and Simpson, James R., “Estimation of the Change Point of the Process Fraction Nonconforming with a Monotonic Change Disturbance in SPC,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Vol. 23, No.3, pp. 327-339, 2007.

 

46.  Perry, Marcus B., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., and Simpson, James R., “A Magnitude-Robust Control Chart for Monitoring and Estimating Step Changes in a Poisson Rate Parameter,” International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1-20, 2007.

 

47.  Acosta-Mejia, César A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Modified R Charts for Improved Performance,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 361-369, 2008.

 

48.  Perry, Marcus B. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Change Point Model for the Location Parameter of Exponential Family Densities,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 40, No. 10, pp. 947-956, 2008.

 

49.  Guo, Yong, Simpson, James R. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Optimal Foldover Plans for Mixed-Level Fractional Factorial Designs,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, (to appear).

 

50.  Guo, Yong, Simpson, James R. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “The General Balance Metric for Mixed-Level Fractional Factorial Designs,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, (to appear).

 

51.  Wesley, Wayne R., Simpson, James R., Parker, Peter A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Prediction Variance and G-Criterion Location for Split Plot Designs,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, (to appear).

 

52.  Wesley, Wayne R., Simpson, James R., Parker, Peter A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Analytical Characterization of the Information Matrix for Split Plot Designs,” Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, (to appear).

 

53.  Chicken, Eric, Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., Simpson, James, R., “Statistical Profile Monitoring of Nonlinear Profiles Using Wavelets,” Journal of Quality Technology, (to appear).

 

54.  Wesley, Wayne R., Simpson, James R., Parker, Peter A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Integrated Predicted Variance for Response Surface Designs,” Journal of Quality Technology, (to appear).

 

55.  Guo, Yong, Simpson, James R. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Comparison of Minimum Aberration Criteria for Evaluating Fractional Factorial Designs,” (under review).

 

56.  Perry, Marcus B., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., and Simpson, James R., “Estimating the Change Point of a Poisson Rate Parameter for SPC Applications,” (under review).

 

57.  Wesley, Wayne R., Simpson, James R., Parker, Peter A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Maximum and Minimum Prediction Variance for Spherical and Cuboidal Split Plot Designs,” (under review).

 

58.  Zeisset, Michelle, Chicken, Eric, Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., Simpson, James, R. and Robinson, Timothy, “An Introduction to Wavelets for Profile Monitoring Applications,” (under review).

 

59.  Perry, Marcus B. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Identifying the Time of a Step Change in the Mean of Stationary Autocorrelated Processes,” (under review).

 

60.  Acosta-Mejia, César A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “The k-of-k Runs Rule,” (under review).

 


Chapters in Books

 

1.      Sanchez, Susan M., Ramberg, John S., Fiero, Janet and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Quality by Design,” Chapter 10 of Concurrent Engineering: Automation, Tools and Techniques, edited by Andrew N. Kusiak, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 235-286, 1993.

 

2.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Ramberg, John S., “Process Capability: Engineering and Statistical Issues,” Chapter 19 of Statistical Applications in Process Control and Experiment Design, edited by J. Bert Keats and Douglas C. Montgomery, Marcel Dekker, pp. 407-433, 1996.

 

Conference Proceedings

 

1.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Generation of Two-Level Cost-Optimal Fractional Factorials,” Abstract, Proceedings of Human Factors Society, The 22nd Annual Meeting, October 19, 1978, Detroit, MI, p. 599.

 

2.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Kasunic, Mark D., “Development of a Multivariate CUSUM Chart,” Proceedings of the 1985 ASME International Computers in Engineering Conference and Exhibition, Vol. Two, August 4-8, 1985, Boston, MA, pp. 427-432.

 

3.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “On the Sensitivity and Robustness of Cost Models in Manufacturing,” Proceedings of the 13th Conference on Production Research and Technology, National Science Foundation and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1986, pp. 363-369.

 

4.      Wild, Rosemary H. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “An Expert System-Based Reverse Simulation Technique,” Proceedings of the 1991 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Baltimore, MD, July 1991.

 

5.      Ramberg, John S., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Sanchez, Susan M., “A Critique and Enhancement of the Taguchi Method,” Proceedings of the 46th Annual Quality Congress, American Society for Quality Control, Nashville, TN, May 1992.

 

6.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Experimentation Strategies for Robust Multiresponse Quality Engineering,” Proceedings of the 1993 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 1993, pp. 290-294.

 

7.      Kona, S., Foster, Joseph W. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Statistical Process Control of Continuous Materials Using On-line Machine Vision,” Proceedings of the 2nd Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 1993, pp. 107-111.

 

8.      Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Ramberg, John S., “Process Capability Indices: Just Say No!,” Proceedings of the 47th Annual Quality Congress, American Society for Quality Control, Boston, MA, May 1993, pp. 92-104.

 

9.      Wild, Rosemary, H. and Pignatiello, Joseph, J., Jr., “Simulation Experimentation for the Design of Robust Manufacturing Systems,” Proceedings of the 1993 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Boston, MA, July 1993.

 

10.  Chiu, Chih-Chiu, Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Cook, Deborah F., “Response Surface Methodology for Optimal Neural Network Selection,” Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence, New Orleans, LA, 1994.

 

11.  Murray, Susan L., Mitskevich, Amanda M., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., Barth, Timothy S. and Swart, William W., “Work Measurement Decision Diagram Development and Application at NASA's Kennedy Space Center,” Proceedings of the 3rd Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 18-19, 1994, pp. 366-371.

 

12.  Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., Acosta-Mejia, Cesar A. and Rao, B. Venkateshwara, “The Performance of Control Charts for Monitoring Process Dispersion,” Proceedings of the 4th Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Nashville, TN, May 24-25, 1995, pp. 320-328.

 

13.  Acosta-Mejia, Cesar A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Nuevas Graficas de Control Para Monitorear la Variabilidad,” (in Spanish). Proceedings of the Second Iberoamerican Congress in Statistics, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1995.

 

14.  Acosta-Mejia, Cesar, A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Simultaneous Monitoring for Process Location and Dispersion Without Subgrouping,” Proceedings of the 5th Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 18-20, 1996, pp. 693-698.

 

15.  Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments,” 1997 Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, January 13-16, 1997, pp. 1-19.

 

16.  Acosta-Mejia, Cesar, A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Sensitivity of a CUSUM Chart for Dispersion to the Normality Assumption,” Proceedings of the 6th Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Miami, FL, May 17-19, 1997, pp. 77-82.

 

17.  Acosta-Mejia, Cesar, A. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Sensitivity of a CUSUM Chart for Dispersion to the Independence Assumption,” Proceedings of the 7th Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 1998.

 

18.  Timmer, Douglas H., Pignatiello, Joseph, J., Jr., and Longnecker, Michael T., “A Control Chart for Detecting a Change in the Level Parameter of a First Order Autoregressive Process.”  Joint Operational Research Society of New Zealand and New Zealand Statistical Association Meeting, 1998.

 

19.  Acosta-Mejia, Cesar, A., Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr. and Kang, Hunku, “Shewhart Charts for Monitoring Weibull Processes,” Proceedings of the 8th Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 1999.

 

20.  Hopkins, Ogbonna and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Magnitude Robust Control Chart for Monitoring Process Dispersion,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, 2002.

 

21.  Perry, Marcus and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Review of Artificial Neural Network Applications in Control Chart Pattern Recognition,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, 2002.

 

22.  Perry, Marcus and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Comparison of CUSUM and EWMA Control Charts for Poisson Count Data,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Portland, OR, 2003.

 

23.  Timmer, Douglas H. and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Magnitude Robust Control Chart for the Level Parameter of an AR(1) Process,”  Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Portland, OR, 2003.

 

24.  Perry, Marcus and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “A Comparison of CUSUM and EWMA Control Charts for the Process Fraction Nonconforming,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Houston, TX, 2004.

 

25.  Perry, Marcus and Pignatiello, Joseph J., Jr., “Estimating the Change Point of a Normal Process Mean With a Linear Trend Disturbance in SPC,” Proceedings of the Computers in Industrial Engineering Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2004.

 

 

 


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