average sample number


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average sample number

[′av·rij ¦sam·pəl ‚nəm·bər]
(industrial engineering)
An anticipated number of pieces that must be inspected to determine the acceptability of a particular lot.
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Average Sample Number of the Proposed Plan and Gamma-Poisson Single Sampling Plan for Specified p 1 , p 2 , a =5% and AY=10%
The average sample number (ASN) is the expected number of observations required to make a lot disposition decision.
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