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Reliability (2WS16)

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  • Target group: WSK 3-1
  • Lecturer: A. Di Bucchianico, HG 10.17, phone +31 (0)40 247 2902, email:
  • Weekly meetings : Tuesday 4.00-5.15 pm , room Matrix 1.44
  • Examination: set of exercises
  • Software: R, to be obtained from www.r-project.org, and Statgraphics . I wrote an introduction to R which includes some exercises. There is a PowerPoint presentation for a very quick introduction to R .
  • Book: (optional) P.J. Smith, Analysis of failure and survival data, Chapman & Hall, 2002 . There will be handouts in the form of PowerPoint presentations.
  • Description: This course aims at giving an introduction to probabilistic and statistical techniques for handling life time data, with special emphasis to industrial applications.
Date Topic   Data sets
February 12 System Reliability  
February 19 Failure Rates  
February 26 Parametric Models for Censored Data remissionleukemia,
March 4

Graphical Data Analysis of Censored Data

Use of Statistical Software

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March 18

Parametric Regression for Life Data flightcontrol, switches
March 25 Semiparametric Regression for Life Data leukemiaremission , viralpositivity, cysticovary
April 1 Maintenance steelfatigue, insulatingfluid
April 8 Nonhomogeneous Poisson Processes l
April 15 Markov Analysis  

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