Median Control Chart using the Bootstrap Method

  • Lim, Soo-Duck (Department of Information and Statistics, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Park, Hyo-Il (Department of Statistics, Chong-Ju University) ;
  • Cho, Joong-Jae (Department of Information and Statistics, Chungbuk National University)
  • Published : 2007.08.31


This research considers to propose the control charts using median for the location parameter. In order to decide the control limits, we apply several bootstrap methods through the approach obtaining the confidence interval except the standard bootstrap method. Then we illustrate our procedure using an example and compare the performance among the various bootstrap methods by obtaining the length between control limits through the simulation study. The standard bootstrap may be apt to yield shortest length while the bootstrap-t method, the longest one. Finally we comment briefly about some specific features as concluding remarks.


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