Accession Number : ADA180462

Title :   Research in Logistics, Readiness, Reliability and Quality Control.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 84-31 Jan 87,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON DC INST FOR RELIABILITY AND RISK ANALYSIS

Personal Author(s) : Singpurwalla,Nozer D.

Report Date : 14 APR 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : This is a final report which summarizes the research conducted under the referenced contract, on topics motivated by logistics, reliability, life testing and quality control problems. The topics covered included, in alphabetical order, accelerated life testing and dose-response studies, analysis of queueing systems, decision models for missile systems, foundational issues in treatment of uncertainties, Kalman filtering, multivariate distributions in reliability, software reliability modelling and time-series analysis of software failure data, use of expert opinion in reliability and fault tree analysis. Most of the work undertaken has appeared or will appear in print as journal articles. The other work is currently under review for various professional journals. Keywords: Adaptive filtering; Autoregressive models.

Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS PLANNING, *OPERATIONS RESEARCH, ACCELERATED TESTING, LIFE TESTS, FAULT TREE ANALYSIS, DISTRIBUTION, MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS, CONTRACTS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, ADAPTIVE FILTERS, KALMAN FILTERING, LOGISTICS, QUALITY CONTROL, QUEUEING THEORY, FAILURE, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, COMPUTER PROGRAM RELIABILITY, OPERATIONAL READINESS, BAYES THEOREM, STOCHASTIC PROCESSES, ARMY RESEARCH

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE