|Title||A Unified Markov Chain Approach for Computing the Run Length Distribution in Control Charts with Simple or Compound Rules|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||Fu, J. C., G. Shmueli, and Y. M. Chang|
|Journal||Statistics & Probability Letters|
We introduce a general theoretical framework, based on the Markov chain imbedding approach, that leads to the run-length distribution for a multitude of control charts that are based on a simple rule or on a compound set of rules.