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By Lesley Walls, Babakalli Alkali, Tim Bedford, John Quigley, Alireza Daneshkhah

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Advances in Mathematical Modeling for Reliability discusses primary concerns on mathematical modeling in reliability idea and its purposes. starting with an intensive dialogue of graphical modeling and Bayesian networks, the focal point shifts in the direction of repairable platforms: a dialogue approximately how delicate availability calculations parameter offerings, and emulators give you the capability to accomplish such calculations on complex structures to a good measure of accuracy and in a computationally effective demeanour. one other factor that's addressed is how competing hazards come up in reliability and upkeep research throughout the ways that facts is censored. mix failure price modeling can also be some degree of debate, in addition to the signature of platforms, the place the houses of the approach throughout the signature from the chance distributions at the life of the parts are exclusive. The final 3 subject matters of dialogue are family between getting older and stochastic dependence, theoretical advances in modeling, inference and computation, and up to date advances in recurrent occasion modeling and inference.

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Discussion We have presented a new method for the evaluation of network reliability. It allows to create a generic representation of the SF by means of a polynomial-time algorithm. With PDAGs, we have a powerful tool at hand to get a SF representation in a compact and flexible form, in some cases superior to other Boolean representation languages. The introduction of terminal selectors gives us the ability to select, by an appropriate instantiation, the specific SFs for the problems Conn ∃k , Conn ∀k (indirectly), and Conn 2 (the latter as special case of the two former).

Trivedi, A BDD-based algorithm for reliability graph analysis, Technical report, Department of Electrical Engineering, Duke University, 2000. 32 Advances in Mathematical Modeling for Reliability T. Bedford et al. ) IOS Press, 2008 © 2008 The authors and IOS Press. All rights reserved. Some Properties of Incomplete Repair and Maintenance Models Waltraud KAHLE 1 , Otto-von-Guericke-University, Germany Abstract. We consider an incomplete repair model, that is, the impact of repair is not minimal as in the homogeneous Poisson process and not "as good as new" as in renewal processes but lies between these boundary cases.

The system state remains unchanged while Jt = 0. Besides, a transition is triggered at time t if and only if the current remaining duration reaches the value one. Consequently, the CPD of Jt is deterministic and merely defined by P (Jt = 1|XtD = d) = δ(d = 1). 3. e. e. OK and failure situations). e. R(t) = P (X1 ∈ U, . . , Xt ∈ U). In addition, it is possible to derive some interesting metrics such as the failure rate or the MTTF (cf. [11] for details) from the reliability definition. As the reliability estimation boils down to a probability computation, we proposed the following inference algorithm to compute R(t) : Graphical Modeling and Bayesian Networks 22 1: 2: 3: Compute P (X1 , X1D ) and find out P (X1 ) = for t = 2 to T do Compute X1D P (X1 , X1D ) D D P (Xt−1 , Xt−1 )P (Jt−1 |Xt−1 )P (Z t )P (Xt |Xt−1 , Jt−1 , Z t ) P (Xt |Xt−1 ) = D ,J Xt−1 t−1 ,Z t Compute P (Xt , XtD ) t 5: Find out R(t) = P (X1 ∈ U) τ =2 P (Xτ ∈ U|Xτ −1 ∈ U) 6: end for Note that it is possible to show that the computation of the distribution P (Xt , XtD ) can be achieve by means of any classic PGM inference algorithms.

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