70. Application of the MTS to Thermal Ink Jet Image Quality Inspection

  1. Dr. Genichi Taguchi engineering Executive Director Honorary Member,
  2. Dr. Subir Chowdhury aerospace engineering, industrial management chairman CEO world leader strategist author honorary member honorary doctorate and
  3. Yuin Wu B.S. in chemical engineering professor Executive Director consultant

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470258354.cs70

Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook

Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook

How to Cite

Taguchi, G., Chowdhury, S. and Wu, Y. (2004) Application of the MTS to Thermal Ink Jet Image Quality Inspection, in Taguchi's Quality Engineering Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470258354.cs70

Author Information

  1. American Supplier Institute (ASI), USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471413349

Online ISBN: 9780470258354



  • thermal ink jet printheads;
  • analysis of variance (ANOVA);
  • Mahalanobis distance;
  • dot misallocation (directionality);
  • printheads and image-quality data


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Camera Inspection System

  • Mahalanobis Distance

  • Mahalanobis Distance Results

  • Results

  • Measurement System Cost Reduction

  • Conclusions

  • References