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Correction in Bayesian nonparametric estimation in a series system or a competing-risk model


  • Polpo, A.
  • Sinha, D.


We revisit the Bayesian nonparametric estimator of the component reliability of a series system under a competing risk scenario. Unlike the estimator of Salinas-Torres et al. (2002), our estimator of the component survival function is the corresponding Bayes estimator under quadratic loss.

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  • Polpo, A. & Sinha, D., 2011. "Correction in Bayesian nonparametric estimation in a series system or a competing-risk model," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 81(12), pages 1756-1759.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:81:y:2011:i:12:p:1756-1759
    DOI: 10.1016/j.spl.2011.07.023

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    1. Salinas-Torres, Victor H. & de Bragan├ža Pereira, Carlos A. & Tiwari, Ram C., 1997. "Convergence of Dirichlet Measures Arising in Context of Bayesian Analysis of Competing Risks Models," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 62(1), pages 24-35, July.
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