RECIPE : REGression Confidence Intervals for PErcentiles
NOTE: Mark Vangel developed this code while he was employeed by the NIST Statistical Engineering Division. Mark is no longer at NIST, but he can be reached at the above e-mail address. Questions regarding downloading and installation of Recipe can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. However, Alan Heckert does not support Recipe other than providing assistance with downloading and installing the software. If you have technical questions about RECIPE, you may contact Mark directly.
Vangel, M. G. (1995), ``A Users Guide to RECIPE: A FORTRAN Program for Determining Regression Basis Values''.
Vangel, M. G. (1996), ``Design Allowables From Regression Models Using Data From Several Batches'', Proceedings of the 12th ASTM Symposium on Composite Materials: Testing and Design, to appear.
Vangel, M. G. (1996), ``One-Sided Tolerance Limits for Mixed Models With Two Components of Variance'', submitted, Technometrics.
Vangel, M. G. (1996), ``ANOVA Estimates of Variance Components for `Partially-Balanced' Mixed Models'', submitted, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference.
Mil-HDBK-17, Volume 1, Chapter 8, ``Statistical Methods for Material Basis Values'' (currently a draft under review)
You only need the Acrobat reader. This reader is free (downloadable from the above Web site) and supported for most common computer systems (IBM PC Windows 3.1/Windows 95/Window NT, MacIntosh, most common Unix workstations). For best results with Netscape, it is recommended that you install the reader as a plug-in rather than a helper application. This is done automatically for the PC installation. Other software may also be used to view PDF files (e.g., the latest version of ghostview), although the performance is typically not as seamless as the Adobe Acrobat reader.
The program RECIPE can be used to calculate one-sided tolerance limits (or, equivalently, one-sided confidence limits on quantiles) from an arbitrary regression model with or without a random batch effect.
For convenience, Unix users can download a single compressed tar file. After downloading, enter the following command to uncompress and unpack the file:
For convenience, PC users can download the source and data files via a single self-extracting zip file. After downloading, enter the following command to unpack the file:
NOTE: The Windows executables were update 2/1/2008. The previous executables were built using a much older compiler for Windows NT/95/98. If you still have one of these older operating systems, contact email@example.com to obtain these older versions.
These examples are discussed in the users guide.
Problem size limitations:
Incorporation into Dataplot:
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Date created: 6/5/2001
Last updated: 7/13/2011
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