Survival Analysis and Reliability

  • Phillip I. Good


Survival analysis and reliability are often treated as separate disciplines, each with its own terminology and literature. But both involve the breakdown of items over time, although survival analysis deals with individuals (e.g., AIDS patients) and reliability with things (e.g., light bulbs, disk drives).


Hazard Function Median Survival Time Bootstrap Confidence Interval Partial Likelihood Rejection Region 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Phillip I. Good
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  1. 1.Huntington BeachUSA

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