Design of Experiments (DOE)

Definition of Design of Experiments (DOE):

A structured, organized method for determining the relationship between factors (Xs) affecting a process and the output of that process (Y).

Other definitions:

  1. Conducting and analyzing controlled tests to evaluate the factors that control the value of a parameter or group of parameters.
  2. Experimental methods used to quantify indeterminate measurements of factors and interactions between factors statistically through observance of forced changes made methodically as directed by mathematically systematic tables.
    1. Watch the full DOE interview with Dr. Mark Kiemele, or view the DOE category on iSixSigma for further information.

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