Optimization of multi-response problems with continuous functional responses by considering dispersion effects

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Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran


In some processes, quality of a product should be characterized by functional relationships between response variables and a signal factor. Hence the traditional methods cannot be used to find the optimum solution. In this paper, we propose a method which considers two different dispersion effects, i.e. in domain and between replicates variations in the functional responses. Besides, we propose an integral based measure to find the deviation from t


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