Activities:

  1. Project "Electric Load Forecasting":
    Project partners:
    1. CNR-IMATI, Milano, Italy. Responsible: Antonio Pievatolo.
    2. Institute of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of Wuerzburg, Germany. Responsible: Rainer Goeb.
    3. Operational Research Systems (ORS), Alba, Italy. Responsible: Daniele Amberti.
    Aim of the project:
    Stochastic modeling of customer demand of elecric load, construction of short-term predictors for electric load.
  2. Project "Integration of Process Maintenance and Statistical Process Monitoring":
    Project partners:
    1. Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal. Responsible: Maria Fernanda Ramalhoto.
    2. CNR-IMATI, Milano, Italy. Responsible: Antonio Pievatolo.
    3. Institute of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of Wuerzburg, Germany. Responsible: Rainer Goeb.
    Aim of the project:
    Integrate methods of process maintenance and statistical process monitoring techniques into a global approach to process control.
    Publications:
    • Ramalhoto, M. F., Goeb, R., Pievatolo, A., Evandt, O., and McCollin, C. (2004) "Statistical process control procedures in relation with reliability engineering". Pages 3048-3059 in: Probabilitsic Safety Assessment and Management, Vol. 5, edited by C. Spitzer, U. Schmocker, and V. N. Dang, Springer-Verlag, London.
    • Ramalhoto, M. F., and Goeb, R. (2006) "An innovative strategy to put integrated maintenance, reliability, and quality improvement concepts into action". International Journal of Materials and Structural Reliability, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 207-223.
    • Goeb, R., Ramalhoto, M. F., and Pievatolo, A. (2006) "Variable Sampling Intervals in Shewhart Charts Based on Stochastic Failure Time Modelling". Quality Technology and Quantitative Management, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 361-381.
  3. Project "Acceptance Sampling Standards":
    Project partners:
    1. Institute of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of Wuerzburg, Germany. Responsible: Rainer Goeb.
    2. ISO TC/69, SC 5. Responsible: David Baillie.
    Aim of the project:
    Liaison to the Subcommittee 5 "Acceptance Sampling" of ISO TC/69, represented by the Convenor of SC 5, David Baillie. Revision of sampling plans and development of new sampling plans.


News:

February 7 until 21: In the framework of the Electric Load Forecasting project the master students Corinne Walz and Franziska Ziemer, University of Würzburg, visit ORS, Italy.

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