Accession Number : ADA131849

Title :   An Alternative to the Monte Carlo Estimation of Network Reliability.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT CHAPEL HILL CURRICULUM IN OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND SYSTEMS ANALYSIS

Personal Author(s) : Fishman,George S

PDF Url : ADA131849

Report Date : Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : This paper describes a numerical method based on quasirandom points for estimating the probability g(s,t) that vertices s and t are connected in an undirected network G=(V,M) with V perfect vertices and M randomly and independently failing edges.

Descriptors :   *Numerical methods and procedures, *Estimates, Reliability, Networks, Monte Carlo method, Probability, Global, Computations, Analysis of variance, Reduction

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE