Accession Number:

ADA128818

Title:

Multivariate Dependent Renewal Processes.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

A new class of reliability point-process models for dependent components is introduced. The dependence is expressed through a regression, following a form suggested for survival data analysis involving the current life-length of the components. After formulating the current-life process as a Markov process with stationary transitions and stating some general results on asymptotic behavior, the authors describe the stationary distributions in some bivariate examples. Finally, they discuss statistical inference for the new models, exhibiting and justifying full- and partial-likelihood methods for their analysis.

Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE