Accession Number:

ADA099430

Title:

Estimation of the Failure Rate. A Survey of Nonparametric Methods. Part I. Non-Bayesian Methods.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON DC INST FOR MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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Report Date:

1980-07-10

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE