Testing Systems of Identical Components
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We consider the problem of testing sequentially the components of a multi-component reliability system in order to figure out the state of the system via costly tests. In particular, systems with identical components are considered. The notion of lexicographically large binary decision trees is introduced and a heuristic algorithm based on that notion is proposed. The performance of the heuristic algorithm is demonstrated by computational results, for various classes of functions. In particular, in all 200 random cases where the underlying function is a threshold function, the proposed heuristic produces optimal solutions.
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- Testing Systems of Identical Components
Journal of Combinatorial Optimization
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- 1. Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Sabanci University, Orhanlı, Tuzla, 34956, İstanbul, Turkey