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Forthcoming Publications

  • Plante, R., Alexander, A. & Li, Y (2016). Sustaining System Coordination in Outsourcing the Maintenance Function of a Process having a Linear Failure Rate. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering,

Journal Articles

  • Plante, R.D., Hu, C. & Tang, J. (2015). Equivalent Step-Stress Accelerated Life Tests with Log-Location-Scale Lifetime Distributions under Type-I Censoring. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 47 (3), 245-257.
  • Plante, R.D., Hu, C. & Tang, J. (2013). Statistical Equivalency and Optimality of Simple Step-Stress Accelerated Test Plans for the Exponential Distribution. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 60 (1), 19-30.
  • Plante, R.D., Wang, W. & Tang, J. (2013). Minimum Cost Allocation of Quality Improvement Targets Under Supplier Process Disruption. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 228 (2), 388-396.
  • Plante, R., Hu, C-H. & Tang, J. (2012). Step-Stress Accelerated-Life Tests - A Proportional Hazards Based Nonparametric Model. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 44 754-764.
  • Plante, R., Yeh, R. & Agrawal, D. (2011). Consumer Data Analysis and Its Managerial Application for the Grocery Industry. Journal of Promotion Management, vol. 17 (1), 96-113.
  • Plante, R., Tseng, F., Tang, K., & Moskowitz, H. (2009). Maintenance Outsourcing Contracts for New Technology Adoptions. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol. 56 (2), 203-218.
  • Plante, R., Kim, I., Moskowitz, H., Seo, H. & Tang, K. (2007). Learning with Continuous Depreciation of Knowledge. International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, vol. 13 (2), 77-94.
  • Plante, R., Tarakci, H., Tang, K., & Moskowitz, H. (2006). Incentive Maintenance Outsourcing Contracts for Channel Coordination and Improvement. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 38 (8), 619-632.
  • Plante, R., Tarakci, H., Tang, K., & Moskowitz, H. (2006). Maintenance Outsourcing of Multi-Stage Manufacturing Systems with Multiple Contractors. IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing, vol. 38 (1), 67-78.
  • Plante, R., Zantek, P., & Wright, G. (2006). A Self-Starting Procedure for Monitoring Process Quality in Multistage Manufacturing Systems. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 38 (4), 293-308.
  • Plante, R., Serel, D., Dada, M., & Moskowitz, H. (2003). Investing in Quality Under Autonomous and Induced Learning. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 35 (6),
  • Plante, R., & Koksalan, M. (2003). Interactive Multi-Criteria Optimization for Multiple Response Product and Process Design. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, vol. 5 (4), 334-347.
  • Plante, R. (2002). Combinatorial Optimization and the Art of Gas Turbine Maintenance. International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, vol. 7 (2), 75-93.
  • Plante, R., Wright, G., & Zantek, P. (2002). Process and Product Improvement in Manufacturing Systems with Correlated Stages. Management Science, vol. 48 (5), 591-606.
  • Plante, R. (2002). Multivariate Tolerance Design for a Quadratic Design Parameter Model. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 34 (6), 565-571.
  • Plante, R., Duffy J., & Moskowitz, H. (2001). Multivariate Tolerance Design Using Quality Loss. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 33 (6), 437-448.
  • Plante, R. (2001). Process Capability: A Criterion for Optimizing Multiple Response Product and Process Design. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 33 (6), 497-509.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Tang, J. (2001). Allocation of Quality Improvement Targets Based on Investments in Learning. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 48 (8), 684-709.
  • Plante, R., Johanns, P., & Lowe, T. (2001). Selection and Sequencing Heuristics to Reduce Variance in Gas Turbine Engine Nozzle Assemblies. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 132 (3),
  • Plante, R., Chun, Y., & Schneider, H. (2001). Buying and Selling an Asset Over the Finite Time Horizon: A Non-parametric Approach. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 136 (1), 106-120.
  • Plante, R., Liu, S., Moskowitz, H., & Preckel, P. (2001). Product and Process Yield Estimation with Gaussian Quadrature (GQ) Reduction: Improvements over the GQ Full Factorial Approach. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 140 (3), 655-669.
  • Plante, R. (2000). Allocation of Variance Reduction Targets under the Influence of Supplier Interaction. International Journal of Production Research, vol. 38 (12), 2815-2827.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Duffy, J. (1999). The Partial Information Case for Multivariate Tolerance Design Using Scrap or Rework Costs. International Journal of Production Research, vol. 37 (1), 139-154.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., Tang, J., & Duffy, J. (1999). Improving Quality via Matching: A Case Study Integrating Supplier and Manufacturer Quality Performance. Manufacturing and Services Operations Management, vol. 1 (1), 36-49.
  • Plante, R. (1999). Multicriteria Models for the Allocation of Design Parameter Targets. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 115 (1), 98-112.
  • Plante, R., Duffy, J., Moskowitz, H., & Preckel, P. (1998). Assessing Multivariate Process/Product Yield via Discrete Point Approximation. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 30 (6), 535-543.
  • Plante, R., Chun, Y., & Moskowitz, H. (1997). Single Threshold Selection Strategy in the Full Information Group Interview Problem. Information Systems and Operational Research Society, vol. 35 (3), 157-169.
  • Plante, R., & Moskowitz, H. (1997). Dynamic Graphical Assessment of Interaction Effects in Design of Experiments. Production and Operations Management, vol. 6 (4), 357-372.
  • Plante, R., Seppala, T., Moskowitz, H., & Tang, J. (1995). Statistical Process Control via the Subgroup Bootstrap. Journal of Quality Technology, vol. 27 (2), 139-153.
  • Plante, R., Wardell, D., & Moskowitz, H. (1995). Response to Comments on Wardell, Moskowitz and Plante (1994). Technometrics, vol. 37 (1), 243-245.
  • Plante, R., Chun, Y., & Moskowitz, H. (1995). Sequencing a Set of Alternatives under Time Constraints. Journal of The Operational Research Society, vol. 36 1133-1144.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Chun, Y. (1994). Effect of Process Failure Mechanisms on Economic X-bar Control Charts. IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering, vol. 26 (6), 12-21.
  • Plante, R., Chun, Y., & Moskowitz, H. (1994). Dynamic Programming Formulation of the Group Interview Problem with a General Utility Function. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 78 (1), 81-92.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Chun, Y. (1994). Effect of Quality Loss Functions on the Economic Design of X Process Control Charts. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 72 (2), 333-349.
  • Plante, R. (1994). Rejoinder. Technometrics, vol. 36 (1), 23-27.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Wardell, D. (1994). Run Length Distributions of Residual Control Charts for ARMA (p,1) Correlated Processes. Journal of Quality Technology, vol. 26 (4), 308-317.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Wardell, D. (1994). Use of Run Length Distributions of Control Charts to Detect False Alarms. Production and Operations Management, vol. 3 (3), 217-239.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Wardell, D. (1994). Run Length Distributions for Special-Cause Control Charts for Correlated Processes. Technometrics, vol. 36 (1), 17-Mar.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Tsai, H. (1993). A Multistage Screening Model for Evaluation and Control of Misclassification Error in the Detection of Hypertension. Management Science, vol. 39 (3), 307-321.
  • Plante, R., & Rogers, D. (1993). Estimating Equilibrium Probabilities for Band Diagonal Markov Chains Using Aggregation and Disaggregation Techniques. Computers & Operations Research, vol. 20 (8), 857-877.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Chun, Y. (1993). Optimal Selection Strategy for the Group Interview Problem. Decision Sciences, vol. 24 (2),
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Wardell, D. (1992). Control Charts in the Presence of Data Correlation. Management Science, vol. 38 (8), 12-Jan.
  • Plante, R., Rogers, D., Wong, R., & Evans, J. (1991). Aggregation Techniques and Methodology in Optimization. Operations Research, vol. 39 (4), 553-582.
  • Plante, R., Matsumurra, E., Tsui, K., & Kannan, P. (1991). Comparative Performance of Two Multinomial-based Methods for Obtaining Lower Bounds on the Total Overstatement Error in Accounting Populations. Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, vol. 9 (4), 423-429.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Tsai, H. (1991). Single-sided Economic Screening Models Incorporating Individual Unit Misclassification Error and Risk Preference. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 53 (2), 227-243.
  • Plante, R., Wong, R., & Lowe, T. (1988). Partitioning and Balancing for the Assembly of Nozzle Guide Vanes in Gas Turbine Engines. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 34 (1), 585-603.
  • Plante, R. (1988). The Nozzle Guide Vane Problem. Operations Research, vol. 36 (1), 18-33.
  • Plante, R., Balakrishnan, A., & Wong, R. (1988). The Nozzle Guide Vane Problem: Partitioning a Heterogeneous Inventory. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 35 (3), 328-338.
  • Plante, R., Crosby, M., & Tang, K. (1987). An Economic Modeling Approach for the Determination of Materiality in Auditing. Decision Sciences, vol. 18 (1), 108-115.
  • Plante, R., Tang, K., & Moskowitz, H. (1987). Stepwise Inspection in Bayesian Multiattribute Acceptance Sampling. Naval Research Logistics, vol. 34 469-485.
  • Plante, R., Lowe, T., & Chandrasekaran, R. (1987). The Product Matrix Travelling Salesman problem: An Application and Solution Heuristic. Operations Research, vol. 35 (5), 772-783.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., & Tang, K. (1986). Multistage Multiattribute Acceptance Sampling in Serial Production Systems. IIE Transactions, vol. 18 (2), 130-137.
  • Plante, R., Tang, K., & Moskowitz, H. (1986). Mutiattribute Bayesian Acceptance Sampling Under Nondestructive Inspection. Management Science, vol. 32 (6), 739-750.
  • Plante, R., Neter, J., & Leitch, R. (1985). Comparative Performance of Multinomial, Cell, and Stringer Bounds. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, vol. 5 (1), 40-56.
  • Plante, R., & Moskowitz, H. (1984). Effect of Risk Aversion on Single Sample Attribute Inspection Plans. Management Science, vol. 30 (10), 1226-1237.
  • Plante, R., Moskowitz, H., Tang, K., & Ravindran, R. (1984). Multiattribute Bayesian Acceptance Sampling for Screening and Scrapping Rejected Lots. IIE Transactions, vol. 16 (2), 185-192.
  • Plante, R., Neter, J., & Leitch, R. (1984). A Lower Multinomial Bound for the Total Overstatement Error in Accounting Populations. Management Science, vol. 30 (1), 37-50.
  • Plante, R., & Sinha, P. (1982). Algorithmic Improvements for Obtaining the Upper Multinomial Bound. TIMS Studies in The Management Sciences: Optimization in Statistics,
  • Plante, R., Leitch, R., Neter, J., & Sinha, P. (1982). Modified Multinomial Bounds for Larger Numbers of Errors in Audits. The Accounting Review, vol. 57 (2), 384-400.
  • Plante, R., Leitch, R., Neter, J., & Sinha, P. (1981). Implementation of Upper Multinomial Bound Using Clustering. Journal of The American Statistical Association, vol. 76 (375), 530-533.