On the Reliability of an n-Component System
Copyright © 2006 Taylor & Francis. This is an electronic version of an article published in Stochastic Models.
Under assumptions compatible with the theory of Markov chains, we use a property of Vandermonde matrices to examine the reliability of an n-component system of production or service.
Don Rawlings and Lawrence Sze. "On the Reliability of an n-Component System" Stochastic Models 22.2 (2006): 333-339.
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