publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

A failure process model with the exponential smoothing of intensity functions

Shaomin Wu;
  • Published: 23 Nov 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract This paper proposes a new model and investigates its special case model, both of which model the failure process of a series system composed of multiple components. We make the following assumption: (1) once the system fails, the failed component can be immediately identified and replaced with a new identical one, and (2) once the system fails, only the time of the failure is recorded; but the component that causes the system to fail is not known. The paper derives a parameter estimation method and compares the performance of the proposed models with nine other models on artificially generated data and fifteen real-world datasets. The results show that ...
free text keywords: Bayesian information criterion, Special case, Exponential smoothing, Algorithm, Model selection, Estimation theory, Mathematical optimization, Akaike information criterion, Mathematics, HA33
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