Reliability Analysis of Automotive Systems: Quantification of Data Uncertainty

  • Martin M. Woltereck
  • Ralph Vollmar
Conference paper


After a short overview on the state of reliability analysis in the automotive industry the treatment of data uncertainty in different industry sectors is described. Some annotations concerning the different kinds of uncertainty are given and methods to specify data uncertainty based on expert judgment are discussed. It is proposed how confidence intervals and sensitivity measure can be used to support decisions and to improve the quality of a reliability analysis.


Reliability Analysis Automotive Industry Expert Judgment Epistemic Uncertainty Fault Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin M. Woltereck
    • 1
  • Ralph Vollmar
    • 1
  1. 1.BMW AGMunichGermany

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