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Bayesian networks in reliability

Helge Langseth and Luigi Portinale

Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 2007, vol. 92, issue 1, 92-108

Abstract: Over the last decade, Bayesian networks (BNs) have become a popular tool for modelling many kinds of statistical problems. We have also seen a growing interest for using BNs in the reliability analysis community. In this paper we will discuss the properties of the modelling framework that make BNs particularly well suited for reliability applications, and point to ongoing research that is relevant for practitioners in reliability.

Keywords: Bayesian networks; Reliability analysis; Modelling; Causality (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
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