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Taguchi Loss Function
 

Taguchi challenged the view that anything within specification was good product, and needed no action. He asserted that any deviation from the target was a 'loss to society' in reduced life expectation, utility etc.

 

taguchi loss function

He proposed that the loss function could be represented by a quadratic where:

loss function equation

For the process output this gives:

The Taguchi Loss Function underpins the Taguchi approach to experimental design.

 

 

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