Accession Number : ADA014740

Title :   Best Linear Unbiased Prediction of Order Statistics in Exponential and Pareto Populations.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. 1 Jun-29 Aug 73,

Corporate Author : TECHNOLOGY INC DAYTON OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Kaminsky,Kenneth S.

Report Date : JUN 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : In many life-testing and reliability situations it is desirable to be able to predict the time of future failures from the times of early failures. Interval prediction for this problem has been treated by several authors. In this report, the author gives best linear unbiased (blu) point predictors of future failures from the early failures when the underlying failure distribution is exponential or Pareto. He also derives the blu estimates of the parameters os the Pareto distribution.

Descriptors :   *Reliability, *Statistical analysis, Estimates, Failure, Life tests, Exponential functions

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE