Estimation of Minimal Path Vectors of Multi-state Systems from Failure Data

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 150)


Consider a multi-state system with n-components multi-state components with graduate failure. We give an algorithm for determining the minimal path set to level j for given minimal cut set of level j and it’s estimate for a given subset of failure vectors. We get an upper bound of the reliability function.


Multi-state system minimal path set minimal cut set reliability function 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Informatics Sciences and Computing Engineering“Ss Cyril and Methodius” UniversitySkopjeMacedonia

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