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3) when there are smaller-the-better, larger-the-better and nominal-the-best characteristics to be optimized;
Second, when the adjustment factor is used to bring the mean on target, the direction in which the quality characteristics are improved should satisfy the objective of smaller-the-better and larger-the-better cases simultaneously.