Credits

The following Stat-Ease staff members deserve credit for producing our Design-Expert® software:

  • Neal Vaughn (principal software engineer),
  • Hank Anderson (project leader),
  • Programmers: Joe Carriere, Martin Bezener, and Jonathan Kraber
  • Programming Intern: Fouad El Hamdouni

Credit for program support goes to:

  • Mike Brownson

The brains behind the statistical aspects of the software are:

  • Pat Whitcomb (founding principal),
  • Gary Oehlert (advisor),
  • Martin Bezener, Shari Kraber, (authors of program help and other educational resources).

Stat-Ease also owes a great debt of gratitude for all the statistical contributions made by Kinley Larntz from the very beginning in 1985 through 1999 when he retired.

The artwork within the program and printed pieces associated with it were developed by:

  • Heidi Hansel Wolfe and Brian Hansel (graphic designer).

Credit for editorial work for the tutorials goes to:

  • Mark Anderson.

Last, but not least, these employees handle all administrative tasks that are fundamental for the success of Stat-Ease, Inc.:

  • Rachel Pollack and Cathy Hickman

Staff Acknowledgments

The staff at Stat-Ease thanks all those who took the time to offer suggestions on improving our software and documentation. If we overlook anyone who has helped us, please rest assured that your assistance is much appreciated! Here are those who come immediately to mind:

  • DOE gurus: Christine Anderson-Cook, Connie Borror, John Cornell, Heidi Goldfarb, Douglas Montgomery, Greg Piepel, Wendell Smith, Geoff Vining,
  • Industry experts: Alex Fensore, Arved Harding, Greg Hutto, Chad Johnson, Wilhelm Kleppman, Eric Lagergren, Alec Laorr, Tom Ryan, Jim Simpson, Mark Vandeven,
  • Allies: Bill Hathaway, Paul Selden,
  • Value-added resellers: Andrew Macpherson and Paul Nelson (UK), Bertram Schafer (Germany), Ivan Langhans (Belgium), Jose Navarette (Chile), Juan Cabrera and Martin Tanco (Uruguay), Jitesh Dave (India), Nico Laubscher (South Africa), T.E. Lim (Singapore), Tracy Chooi (Malaysia),
  • Contract consultants/trainers: Jim Alloway, John Guerin, Doug Hubbell, Tom Scripps, Reed Wahlberg, Richard Williams
  • Pioneering programmers: Tim Gogolin, Jim Mork,
  • Antiquity consultant: Tryg Helseth,
  • Unsung contributors: You are all greatly appreciated!

Open Source Acknowledgements

  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the Armadillo C++ Linear Algebra Library,
Armadillo C++ Linear Algebra Library
Copyright 2008-2017 Conrad Sanderson (http://conradsanderson.id.au)
Copyright 2008-2016 National ICT Australia (NICTA)
Copyright 2017      Arroyo Consortium
Copyright 2017      Data61, CSIRO

This product includes software developed by Conrad Sanderson (http://conradsanderson.id.au)
This product includes software developed at National ICT Australia (NICTA)
This product includes software developed at Arroyo Consortium
This product includes software developed at Data61, CSIRO

Armadillo is distributed unmodified under the Apache license, version 2.0.

  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the Boost C++ libraries,

Boost is distributed unmodified under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0.

  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the bzip2 library,
bzip2 is copyright © 1996-2017 Julian R Seward. All rights reserved.

bzip2 is distributed unmodified under a BSD-style license (available on the bzip2 website).

  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the Cairo 2D graphics library,

The Cairo source code is avialable at http://cairographics.org.

Cairo is distributed unmodified under the MPL 1.1 license.

  1. Design-Expert 11 uses curl, licensed under a MIT/X derivate license:
COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION NOTICE

Copyright © 1996 - 2017, Daniel Stenberg, daniel@haxx.se.

All rights reserved.

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any purpose
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THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR
COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN
ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE
SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

Except as contained in this notice, the name of a copyright holder shall not be used
in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other dealings in this Software
without prior written authorization of the copyright holder.
  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the DLib C++ library,
Copyright © 2003 Davis E. King.

dlib is distributed unmodified under the Boost Software License - Version 1.0.

  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the Expat XML parser, licensed under the Expat license:
Copyright © 1998-2000 Thai Open Source Software Center Ltd and Clark Cooper
Copyright © 2001-2017 Expat maintainers

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
"Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included
in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT,
TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE
SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the FreeType font rendering library,

FreeType is distributed unmodified under the FTL License.

Portions of this software are copyright © 2017 The FreeType
Project (www.freetype.org).  All rights reserved.
  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the HarfBuzz text shaping engine,

HarfBuzz is distributed unmodified under the MIT License.

Copyright © 2010,2011,2012  Google, Inc.
Copyright © 2012  Mozilla Foundation
Copyright © 2011  Codethink Limited
Copyright © 2008,2010  Nokia Corporation and/or its subsidiary(-ies)
Copyright © 2009  Keith Stribley
Copyright © 2009  Martin Hosken and SIL International
Copyright © 2007  Chris Wilson
Copyright © 2006  Behdad Esfahbod
Copyright © 2005  David Turner
Copyright © 2004,2007,2008,2009,2010  Red Hat, Inc.
Copyright © 1998-2004  David Turner and Werner Lemberg
  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the ICU Unicode library,

ICU is distributed unmodified under the Unicode License:

COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSION NOTICE (ICU 58 and later)

Copyright © 1991-2016 Unicode, Inc. All rights reserved.
Distributed under the Terms of Use in http://www.unicode.org/copyright.html

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
a copy of the Unicode data files and any associated documentation
(the "Data Files") or Unicode software and any associated documentation
(the "Software") to deal in the Data Files or Software
without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use,
copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, and/or sell copies of
the Data Files or Software, and to permit persons to whom the Data Files
or Software are furnished to do so, provided that either
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of the Data Files or Software, or
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Documentation.

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WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR HOLDERS INCLUDED IN THIS
NOTICE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, OR ANY SPECIAL INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE,
DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER
TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR
PERFORMANCE OF THE DATA FILES OR SOFTWARE.

Except as contained in this notice, the name of a copyright holder
shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale,
use or other dealings in these Data Files or Software without prior
written authorization of the copyright holder.
  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the hoedown Markdown parser,

hoedown is distributed unmodified under the ISC license:

Copyright © 2008, Natacha Port
Copyright © 2011, Vicent Mart
Copyright © 2014, Xavier Mendez, Devin Torres and the Hoedown authors

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any
purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above
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THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES
WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
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WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN
ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF
OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the libpng PNG reference library.

The following copyright notice applies:

COPYRIGHT NOTICE, DISCLAIMER, and LICENSE:

This code is released under the libpng license.

libpng versions 1.0.7, July 1, 2000, through 1.6.21, January 15, 2016, are Copyright © 2000-2002, 2004, 2006-2016 Glenn Randers-Pehrson, are derived from libpng-1.0.6, and are distributed according to the same disclaimer and license as libpng-1.0.6 with the following individuals added to the list of Contributing Authors:

   Simon-Pierre Cadieux
   Eric S. Raymond
   Mans Rullgard
   Cosmin Truta
   Gilles Vollant
   James Yu

and with the following additions to the disclaimer:

   There is no warranty against interference with your enjoyment of the library or against infringement.  There is no warranty that our efforts or the library will fulfill any of your particular purposes or needs.  This library is provided with all faults, and the entire risk of satisfactory quality, performance, accuracy, and effort is with the user.

libpng versions 0.97, January 1998, through 1.0.6, March 20, 2000, are Copyright © 1998-2000 Glenn Randers-Pehrson, are derived from libpng-0.96, and are distributed according to the same disclaimer and license as libpng-0.96, with the following individuals added to the list of Contributing Authors:

   Tom Lane
   Glenn Randers-Pehrson
   Willem van Schaik

libpng versions 0.89, June 1996, through 0.96, May 1997, are Copyright © 1996-1997 Andreas Dilger, are derived from libpng-0.88, and are distributed according to the same disclaimer and license as libpng-0.88, with the following individuals added to the list of Contributing Authors:

   John Bowler
   Kevin Bracey
   Sam Bushell
   Magnus Holmgren
   Greg Roelofs
   Tom Tanner

libpng versions 0.5, May 1995, through 0.88, January 1996, are Copyright © 1995-1996 Guy Eric Schalnat, Group 42, Inc.

For the purposes of this copyright and license, "Contributing Authors" is defined as the following set of individuals:

   Andreas Dilger
   Dave Martindale
   Guy Eric Schalnat
   Paul Schmidt
   Tim Wegner

The PNG Reference Library is supplied "AS IS".  The Contributing Authors and Group 42, Inc. disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and of fitness for any purpose.  The Contributing Authors and Group 42, Inc. assume no liability for direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages, which may result from the use of the PNG Reference Library, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. Permission is hereby granted to use, copy, modify, and distribute this source code, or portions hereof, for any purpose, without fee, subject to the following restrictions:

  1. The origin of this source code must not be misrepresented.

  2. Altered versions must be plainly marked as such and must not be misrepresented as being the original source.

  3. This Copyright notice may not be removed or altered from any source or altered source distribution.

The Contributing Authors and Group 42, Inc. specifically permit, without fee, and encourage the use of this source code as a component to supporting the PNG file format in commercial products.  If you use this source code in a product, acknowledgment is not required but would be appreciated.

END OF COPYRIGHT NOTICE, DISCLAIMER, and LICENSE.
  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the muParser math parser,
Copyright © 2011 Ingo Berg.

MuParser carries the following notice:

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this
software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software
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DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the RapidJSON parser,
Copyright © THL A29 Limited, a Tencent company, and Milo Yip.

RapidJSON is distributed unmodified using the following licenses:

BSD License:

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Copyright © 2006-2013 Alexander Chemeris
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  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the wxWidgets GUI library,

wxWidgets is distributed under the wxWidgets license.

  1. Design-Expert 11 uses the zlib compression library,
Copyright © 1995-2013 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler.

Zlib carries the following notice:

This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied warranty.  In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages arising from the use this software.

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    Jean-loup Gailly        Mark Adler
    jloup@gzip.org          madler@alumni.caltech.edu