The Mahalanobis-Taguchi System

The Mahalanobis-Taguchi System

by Genichi Taguchi, Subir Chowdhury, Yuun Wu
     
 

"Japan's Taguchi is America's new quality hero."
—Fortune magazine, November 25, 1998

"There is no question that the Mahalanobis-Taguchi System is a profoundly important giant step in improving the productivity of evaluating and improving diagnostic and other systems based pattern recognition. Potential applications of this method abound in many industries."

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"Japan's Taguchi is America's new quality hero."
—Fortune magazine, November 25, 1998

"There is no question that the Mahalanobis-Taguchi System is a profoundly important giant step in improving the productivity of evaluating and improving diagnostic and other systems based pattern recognition. Potential applications of this method abound in many industries."
—John King, Ford Motor Company

This resource shows you how to harness the power of an amazing new pattern-recognition and forecasting method from Dr. Genichi Taguchi, a world-renowned quality genius. 15 case studies from the U.S. and Japan show how industry giants used the MTS effectively in their organizations. With this book, the first on the subject, you can achieve the same success.

The Mahalanobis-Taguchi System (MTS) is a groundbreaking new philosophy that has been reshaping Japanese industry since its inception. Developed by award-winning quality engineering expert Dr. Genichi Taguchi - acknowledged as one of the most innovative thinkers in the field, and based on the work of Indian statistics giant Dr. P.C. Mahalanobis the system provides a powerful process for recognizing patterns and forecasting results.MTS goes beyond theory - it shows you exactly how international business giants have successfully put the system to work for them. The book includes 15 fascinating case studies that provide an inside look at how organizations such as Fuji, Nissan, Sharp, Xerox, and others have utilized the system effectively. MTS can be applied in patient monitoring, medical diagnosis, software, manufacturing, weather forecasting, automotive collision prevention and fire detection.Doctors, researchers, engineers,insurance experts, financial analysts, programmers, and anyone else with an interest in pattern recognition and forecasting will find this book a blueprint to improved decision-making.

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Explains uses of the Mahalanobis-Taguchi System (MTS), a technology which has revolutionized all types of pattern recognition systems in Japan. Presents 15 successfully implemented MTS case studies in areas including health care, software, manufacturing, weather forecasting, automotive collision prevention, and fire detection. For physicians, engineering managers, all types of engineers, and researchers in various fields who have an interest in pattern recognition and forecasting. Taguchi is executive director of the American Supplier Institute. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071362634
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.93(d)

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There is no question that the Mahalanobis-Taguchi System is a profoundly important giant step in improving the productivity of evaluating and improving diagnostic and other systems based on pattern recognition. Potential applications of this method abound in many industries. (John King, Ford Motor Company)

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