Reversed hazard function of uncertain lifetime
Hamed Ahmadzade and
Rong Gao ()
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Hamed Ahmadzade: University of Sistan and Baluchestan
Rong Gao: Hebei University of Technology
Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, 2018, vol. 17, issue 4, 387-400
Abstract Reversed hazard function is widely applied in reliability analysis. This paper considers the human uncertainty in a system, and employs uncertain variable to model the lifetime of a component. Concepts of mean residual life and residual entropy are proposed to describe a failed system, and their relationships with the reversed hazard function are discussed. In addition, this paper provides some applications of reversed hazard function to the mean past lifetime and past entropy.
Keywords: Uncertain variable; Hazard distribution; Reversed hazard function (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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