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Volume 27, Number 6, Page 545 (1983)
Nontopical Issue
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On Murphy’s Yield Formula

by B. Meister
Some properties of yield are presented, and one lower and three upper bounds for yield are derived. Some of these bounds represent yield formulas already known as useful approximations. Pure Poisson statistics for defect density provides the lower bound. The upper bounds are obtained with mixtures of Poisson distributions and a formula of Price and Stapper.
Related Subjects: Analytical models; Mathematics (applied); Statistics