Lectur notes available on the teacher's web-site: http://local.disia.unifi.it/berni/
Levi R., Lombardo A., Vicario G., 2006, progettazione e analisi degli esperimenti, McGraw-Hill libri capp.: 4-6-7-8.
In addition, for the multi-attribute valuation methods, lectur notes will be supplied by the teacher.
The aim of the teaching course is to learn how to improve the quality of a product or a production process in a company; and also how to evaluate the new product or service by a consumer's point of view.
Theoretical lecturers and laboratories
PIN- Prato and
Dept. of Statistics, Computer Science, Applications- DISIA (Florence)
Type of Assessment
More precisely, questions will cover all the specific topics of the course.
Particular attention is payed to the critical and constructive student's abilities
1-One-way and two-way analysis of Variance; introduction to the experimental design: trial, replication, randomization, source of variability, factor role (experimental factor and sub-experimental factor); factor at fixed levels; experimental planning.
2-Complete factorial design; interaction; fractional factorial design at two levels: resolution, confounding effects, alias pattern, building of the fractional factorials. Fractional factorial design and robust design, also considering the Taguchi's philosophy.
3- Customer satisfaction and multi-attribute valuation methods: conjoint analysis, and choice experiments