by University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement in Madison, Wis .
Written in English
|Statement||GeorgeE.P. Box and Conrad A. Fung.|
|Series||Report / University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement -- no.8|
|Contributions||Fung, Conrad A., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement.|
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