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Tech. Q. Master Brew. Assoc. Am., January/February/March 1969, 6(1), 90-92 English  |  VIEW ARTICLE
Statistical controls applied to production in a malt house

F. C. Taylor

Applications of several statistical techniques to the evaluation and control of operational variables in malt manufacture ·are reported and illustrated with examples of actual calculations based on plant records. Basic theory of "multiple regression" analysis is fii'st presented, and its use in determining the significance and relationship of our malting char.acteristicsto other malting characteristics as well as to malting conditions, is demonstrated using plant data.