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Title: Comparing Methods for Assessing Reliability Uncertainty Based on Pass/Fail Data Collected Over Time

Abstract

In this paper, we compare statistical methods for analyzing pass/fail data collected over time; some methods are traditional and one (the RADAR or Rationale for Assessing Degradation Arriving at Random) was recently developed. These methods are used to provide uncertainty bounds on reliability. We make observations about the methods' assumptions and properties. Finally, we illustrate the differences between two traditional methods, logistic regression and Weibull failure time analysis, and the RADAR method using a numerical example.

Authors:
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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1416287
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-26696
Journal ID: ISSN 0898-2112; TRN: US1800898
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Quality Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Quality Engineering; Journal ID: ISSN 0898-2112
Publisher:
American Society for Quality Control
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; Bayesian inference; left-censored; logistic regression; normal distribution; pass/fail data; probit regression; RADAR method; right-censored; Weibull distribution; zero-inflated failure time distribution

Citation Formats

Abes, Jeff I., Hamada, Michael S., and Hills, Charles R. Comparing Methods for Assessing Reliability Uncertainty Based on Pass/Fail Data Collected Over Time. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1080/08982112.2017.1417600.
Abes, Jeff I., Hamada, Michael S., & Hills, Charles R. Comparing Methods for Assessing Reliability Uncertainty Based on Pass/Fail Data Collected Over Time. United States. doi:10.1080/08982112.2017.1417600.
Abes, Jeff I., Hamada, Michael S., and Hills, Charles R. Wed . "Comparing Methods for Assessing Reliability Uncertainty Based on Pass/Fail Data Collected Over Time". United States. doi:10.1080/08982112.2017.1417600.
@article{osti_1416287,
title = {Comparing Methods for Assessing Reliability Uncertainty Based on Pass/Fail Data Collected Over Time},
author = {Abes, Jeff I. and Hamada, Michael S. and Hills, Charles R.},
abstractNote = {In this paper, we compare statistical methods for analyzing pass/fail data collected over time; some methods are traditional and one (the RADAR or Rationale for Assessing Degradation Arriving at Random) was recently developed. These methods are used to provide uncertainty bounds on reliability. We make observations about the methods' assumptions and properties. Finally, we illustrate the differences between two traditional methods, logistic regression and Weibull failure time analysis, and the RADAR method using a numerical example.},
doi = {10.1080/08982112.2017.1417600},
journal = {Quality Engineering},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Dec 20 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Wed Dec 20 00:00:00 EST 2017}
}

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