Statistical analysis of random duration times

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This report presents basic statistical methods for analyzing data obtained by observing random time durations. It gives nonparametric estimates of the cumulative distribution function, reliability function and cumulative hazard function. These results can be applied with either complete or censored data. Several models which are commonly used with time data are discussed, and methods for model checking and goodness-of-fit tests are discussed. Maximum likelihood estimates and confidence limits are given for the various models considered. Some results for situations where repeated durations such as repairable systems are also discussed.

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Engelhardt, M.E. April 1, 1996.

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This report presents basic statistical methods for analyzing data obtained by observing random time durations. It gives nonparametric estimates of the cumulative distribution function, reliability function and cumulative hazard function. These results can be applied with either complete or censored data. Several models which are commonly used with time data are discussed, and methods for model checking and goodness-of-fit tests are discussed. Maximum likelihood estimates and confidence limits are given for the various models considered. Some results for situations where repeated durations such as repairable systems are also discussed.

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77 p.

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INIS; OSTI as TI96010271

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  • Other Information: PBD: Apr 1996

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  • Other: TI96010271
  • Report No.: INEL--95/0206
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/237434 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 237434
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc672176

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Engelhardt, M.E. Statistical analysis of random duration times, report, April 1, 1996; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc672176/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.