A reliability model for multivariate exponential distributions
In this paper, we consider a counting process approach for characterizing a system having dependent component failure rates. We study the transient state probabilities and related reliability properties based on a series of Poisson shocks. We also show that the proposed infinitesimal generator representation can be used to characterize the bivariate exponential distributions of Freund, Marshall-Olkin, Block-Basu and Friday-Patil.
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Volume (Year): 98 (2007)
Issue (Month): 5 (May)
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- Basu, Asit P. & Sun, Kai, 1997. "Multivariate Exponential Distributions with Constant Failure Rates," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 61(2), pages 159-169, May.
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