Stochastic Reliability and Maintenance Modeling

Essays in Honor of Professor Shunji Osaki on his 70th Birthday


ISBN: 978-1-4471-4970-5 (Print) 978-1-4471-4971-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-16

    Generalized Logit-Based Proportional Hazards Models and Their Applications in Survival and Reliability Analyses

  3. Chapter

    Pages 17-39

    Design of Reliability Test Plans: An Overview

  4. Chapter

    Pages 41-62

    Maintenance Outsourcing: Issues and Challenges

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-99

    Warranty/Maintenance: On Modeling Non-zero Rectification Times

  6. Chapter

    Pages 101-121

    Repair-Time Limit Replacement Policies

  7. Chapter

    Pages 123-140

    Repair Strategies in an Uncertain Environment: Stochastic Game Approach

  8. Chapter

    Pages 141-158

    Maintenance Modeling and Policies

  9. Chapter

    Pages 159-177

    Reliability of Systems Subjected to Imperfect Fault Coverage

  10. Chapter

    Pages 179-189

    Replacement and Maintenance Policies of Devices: A Review

  11. Chapter

    Pages 191-218

    Dynamical Systems with Semi-Markovian Perturbations and Their Use in Structural Reliability

  12. Chapter

    Pages 219-249

    Customer-Perceived Software Reliability Predictions: Beyond Defect Prediction Models

  13. Chapter

    Pages 251-284

    Recent Developments in Software Reliability Modeling and its Applications

  14. Chapter

    Pages 285-313

    Application of EM Algorithm to NHPP-Based Software Reliability Assessment with Ungrouped Failure Time Data

  15. Chapter

    Pages 315-332

    Closed-Form Approach for Epistemic Uncertainty Propagation in Analytic Models

  16. Chapter

    Pages 333-360

    Generational Garbage Collection Policies