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Multiple time scales and the lifetime coefficient of variation: engineering applications.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9384619     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We consider linear combinations of "natural" time scales and choose the "best" one which provides the minimum coefficient of variation of the lifetime. Our time scale is in fact a generalized Miner time scale because the latter is based on an appropriate weighting of the times spent on low and high level loadings. The suggested modus operandi for finding the "best" time scale has many features in common with the approach suggested by Farewell and Cox (1979) and Oakes (1995) which is devoted to multiple time scales in survival analysis.
Authors:
K B Kordonsky; I Gertsbakh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lifetime data analysis     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1380-7870     ISO Abbreviation:  Lifetime Data Anal     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-12-04     Completed Date:  1997-12-04     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9516348     Medline TA:  Lifetime Data Anal     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-56     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aircraft
Engineering*
Life Tables*
Likelihood Functions
Maintenance
Stress, Mechanical
Survival Analysis
Time Factors

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