Transmission of Reliability Properties among Record Values from Non-Identically Distributed Random Variables

  • Udo Kamps
Conference paper


In reliability theory classes of distributions are considered, which describe the length of life of components or systems. When considering such classes, one is interested in knowing whether we have certain transmission properties at hand. Does the IFR (DFR) property of some distribution imply the IFR (DFR) property of a given statistic?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Udo Kamps
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  1. 1.Institute of StatisticsAachen University of TechnologyAachenGermany

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