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On the number of failed components in a coherent operating system

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  • Asadi, Majid
  • Berred, Alexandre

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In this paper, we investigate the number of failed components in a coherent system. We consider an (n−m+1)-out-of-n system and we compute the probability that there are exactly i failures, i=0,…,m−1, in the system under the condition that it is operating at time t. Several properties of the proposed time dependent probabilities are studied. The results are then extended to coherent systems consisting of n components with an arbitrary signature vector.

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  • Asadi, Majid & Berred, Alexandre, 2012. "On the number of failed components in a coherent operating system," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 82(12), pages 2156-2163.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:82:y:2012:i:12:p:2156-2163
    DOI: 10.1016/j.spl.2012.07.010
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    1. Navarro, Jorge & Spizzichino, Fabio & Balakrishnan, N., 2010. "Applications of average and projected systems to the study of coherent systems," Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 101(6), pages 1471-1482, July.
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