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Quality Control and Assurance

An Ancient Greek Term Re-Mastered

Edited by Leo Kounis

Hellenic Ministry of Defense

Quality control and assurance cover a diverse area of modern life and play, undeniably, an important role. This book brings together a collection of international papers that showcase examples of current research and practice in industry and the medical profession. It is hoped that engineers, researchers and scientists will be assisted in their continuous quest for excelling in qualitative aspects. The Ancient Greek word arete means excellence or virtue and defines the highest qualitative state: a man’s effectiveness and skill in goodness (optimum potentiae). Indeed, Ancient Greeks believed that without quality control, specifications are useless and may result to illegitimacy, which in turn may become a threat to society itself.

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Quality Control and AssuranceAn Ancient Greek Term Re-MasteredEdited by Leo Kounis

Published: February 22nd 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63135

ISBN: 978-953-51-2922-6

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2921-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6696-2

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

14729 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Evolution of Quality Concepts and the Related Quality Management

By Ching-Chow Yang


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2. Key Aspects for Implementing ISO/IEC 17025 Quality Management Systems at Materials Science Laboratories

By Rodrigo S. Neves, Daniel P. Da Silva, Carlos E. C. Galhardo, Erlon H. M. Ferreira, Rafael M. Trommer and Jailton C. Damasceno


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3. Youden Two-Sample Method

By Julia Martín, Nieves Velázquez and Agustin G. Asuero


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4. Using Lot Quality Assurance Sampling to Monitor the Prevalence of Abortions and the Quality of Reproductive Health Care in Armenia

By Joseph J. Valadez and Lusine Mirzoyan


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5. A Framework to Manage Quality of Enterprise Content Management Systems

By José González Enríquez, Francisco José Domínguez Mayo, Julián Alberto García García, María José Escalona Cuaresma and Manuel Mejías Risoto


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6. Exploring the Relationship of Supply Chain Risk Management to Quality Management

By Tyler Florio


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7. ALAMEDA Ecosystem: Centering Efforts in Software Testing Development

By José González Enríquez, Julián Alberto García-García, Francisco José Domínguez-Mayo and María José Escalona Cuaresma


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8. Improving Quality Assurance in Multidisciplinary Engineering Environments with Semantic Technologies

By Dietmar Winkler, Marta Sabou and Stefan Biffl


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9. The Use of Control Charts in the Study of Bitcoin’s Price Variability

By Beata Szetela


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