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Walter Andrew Shewhart

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18 March 1891

New Canton Illinois, USA

11 March 1967

Troy Hills, New Jersey, USA

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Most of Walter Shewhart's career was spent in the Bell Telephone Laboratories. He worked on statistical tools to examine when a corrective action must be applied to a process.

Shewhart wrote on statistical control of industrial processes and applications to measurement processes in science. His control chart techniques have been widely adopted.

Source:School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland