Mathematical Reliability: An Expository Perspective

In this volume consideration was given to more advanced theoretical approaches and novel applications of reliability to ensure that topics having a futuristic impact were specifically included. Topics like finance, forensics, information, and orthopedics, as well as the more traditional reliability...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Soyer, R. (Editor), Mazzuchi, T.A. (Editor), Singpurwalla, N.D. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2004, 2004
Edition:1st ed. 2004
Series:International Series in Operations Research & Management Science
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • An Overview
  • 3 Methods for Assessing Network Reliability
  • 4 Modelling Heterogeneity: Hierarchical Bayesian Approach
  • 5 Spatial Neutral to the Right Processes
  • 6 Models for Recurrent Events in Reliability and Survival Analysis
  • 7 Information Functions for Reliability
  • 8 Experiments for Reliability Assessment and Improvement
  • 9 Analysis of Computer and Physical Experimental Life Time Data
  • 10 The Shape of Failure Rate Mixtures
  • 11 Burn-in - Sequential Stop and Go Strategies
  • 12 Managing Software Development Process
  • 13 Reliability Modeling and Analysis in Random Environments
  • 14 Failure of Brittle Fibers and Composites
  • 15 Modeling the Reliability of Hip Replacements
  • 16 The Price of Failure
  • 17 Warranty: A Surrogate of Reliability