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Quality Control Methods in Canada

Nature volume 159, page 736 (31 May 1947) | Download Citation



A SPECIAL committee has just been established by the National Research Council of Canada to promote the application of mathematical methods in the treatment of certain industrial production problems. Members of the committee include specialists in statistical quality control procedures, in sampling surveys, in the design of experiments, and in biometry or the statistical study of variation ; the chairman is Dr. J. W. Hopkins, National Research Council, Ottawa. The committee will assist Canadian users of mathematical statistical methods by consultation and advice respecting specific technical problems ; it will also support research in this field by qualified workers, and provide a means of liaison with technical groups in Canada and abroad.

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