## Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi", Volume 94 |

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solve system maintainability problems [ 31 ] . In 1958 an elegant summation of

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Analysis , ORC 78 - 14 , Operations Research Center , University of Berkeley ,

Cal . ( 1978 ) . [ 50 ] W . E . VESELY , F . F . GOLDBERG , N . H . ROBERTS and D

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**Barlow**. [ 49 ] R . R . WILLIE : Computer - Aided Fault TreeAnalysis , ORC 78 - 14 , Operations Research Center , University of Berkeley ,

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A valuable slightly dated exposition of the mathematical foundations of reliability

was written in the early sixties by GNEDENKO , BELYAYEV and SOLOVYEV [ 15

] and was published in English under the supervision of R . E .

A valuable slightly dated exposition of the mathematical foundations of reliability

was written in the early sixties by GNEDENKO , BELYAYEV and SOLOVYEV [ 15

] and was published in English under the supervision of R . E .

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### Contents

STATISTICAL THEORY OF RELIABLITY | 8 |

Definitions and characterizations | 12 |

J KEILSON Stochastic models in reliability theory | 23 |

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analysis application approach associated assume assumption BARLOW Bayesian calculation called complex components consider constant continuous correctness Course defined density depends derived described detected determine discussed distribution edited epochs equations equivalence ergodic errors estimate example exists expected exponential fact fail failure rate fault function given Hence important increasing independent input integration interest interval known likelihood limit Markov matrix mean measure method modules normal Note observed obtain occur operational parameters performance phase positive possible posterior predictive prior probability problem procedure prove random variables renewal repair requirements rule sample selected sequence simple software reliability space specification statistical stochastic structure Suppose task theorem theory tion transition tree University values York