Estimation of the Failure Rate. A Survey of Nonparametric Methods. Part I. Non-Bayesian Methods.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON DC INST FOR MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
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In this paper several nonparametric, non-Bayesian methods for estimating the failure rate function on which no monotonicity conditions have been imposed are surveyed. The survey attempts to consolidate and synthesize literature from several diverse areas of application, and endeavors to be as up-to-date as is feasible. Author
- Statistics and Probability