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Author Kotz, Samuel.
Title The stress-strength model and its generalizations : theory and applications / Samuel Kotz, Yan Lumelskii, Marianna Pensky.
Imprint River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, [2003]
©2003

Author Kotz, Samuel.
Subject Reliability (Engineering) -- Statistical methods.
Estimation theory.
Distribution (Probability theory)
Mathematical statistics.
Alt Name Lumelʹskiĭ, I︠A︡n Petrovich.
Pensky, Marianna.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 253 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Note "P(X<Y)."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-249) and index.
Contents Preface; Some Notations and Abbreviations; Contents; Chapter 1 The Stress-Strength Models. Mathematics, History, and Applications; Chapter 2 The Theory and Some Useful Approaches; Chapter 3 Parametric Point Estimation; Chapter 4 Parametric Statistical Inference; Chapter 5 Nonparametric Models; Chapter 6 Some Selected Special Cases; Chapter 7 Applications and Examples; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This important book presents developments in a remarkable field of inquiry in statistical/probability theory - the stress-strength model. Many papers in the field include the enigmatic "words" P(X<Y) - or something similar - in the title. This reflects the long-established concept of ordering of distributions. The basic impetus for the study carried out by the authors of this book is the general concept of stress-strength as an interpretation of the P(X<Y) relationships, which leads to applications in reliability engineering, economics and modern medicine. The Stress-Strength Model and Its Generalizations collects and digests theoretical and practical results on the theory and applications of the stress-strength relationships in industrial and economic systems - results that have been scattered in the literature during the last 40-odd years - and augments and presents them for the first time in a unified manner suitable for practitioners as well as probabilists and theoretical and applied statisticians.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9812564519 (electronic bk.)
9789812564511 (electronic bk.)
1281876895
9781281876898
9789812380579
9812380574
9812380574
OCLC # 60716240
Additional Format Print version: Kotz, Samuel. Stress-strength model and its generalizations. River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, ©2003 9812380574 (DLC) 2005297360 (OCoLC)59003218


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