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Methods for Reliability Parameters Estimation and Analysis Toolkit

  • Robertas Alzbutas
Conference paper

Abstract

The Bayesian approach and additional methods, which are useful for estimating, updating and analysis of reliability parameters, were investigated in the considered work. These methods were used to obtain estimates of plant-specific reliability parameters and their uncertainty distributions by combining plant-specific failure data with prior information, e.g. generic databases of reliability parameters.

Keywords

Posterior Distribution Prior Distribution Bayesian Approach Reliability Parameter Uncertainty Distribution 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robertas Alzbutas
    • 1
  1. 1.Lithuanian Energy InstituteKaunasLithuania

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