Some Parametric Models

  • David D. HanagalEmail author
Part of the Industrial and Applied Mathematics book series (INAMA)


There are a handful of parametric models that have successfully served as population models for failure times. Sometimes there are probabilistic arguments based on the physics of the failure mode that tend to justify the choice of model. Sometimes the model is used solely because of its empirical success in fitting the actual failure data.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Symbiosis Statistical InstituteSymbiosis International UniversityPuneIndia

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