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Approximating a Loading-Dependent Cascading Failure Model With a Branching Process
Abstract--We quantify the closeness of the approximation between two high-level probabilistic models of cascading failure. In one model called CASCADE, failing components successiv...
Janghoon Kim, Ian Dobson
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2010
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A Memetic Algorithm for Multi-Level Redundancy Allocation
Redundancy allocation problems (RAPs) have attracted much attention for the past thirty years due to its wide applications in improving the reliability of various engineering syste...
Zai Wang, Ke Tang, Xin Yao
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2010
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Anomaly Detection Through a Bayesian Support Vector Machine
This paper investigates the use of a one-class support vector machine algorithm to detect the onset of system anomalies, and trend output classification probabilities, as a way to ...
Vasilis A. Sotiris, Peter W. Tse, Michael Pecht
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2010
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Accelerated Degradation Tests Applied to Software Aging Experiments
Abstract--In the past ten years, the software aging phenomenon has been systematically researched, and recognized by both academic, and industry communities as an important obstacl...
Rivalino Matias, Pedro Alberto Barbetta, Kishor S....
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2010
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Multi-Objective Approaches to Optimal Testing Resource Allocation in Modular Software Systems
Software testing is an important issue in software engineering. As software systems become increasingly large and complex, the problem of how to optimally allocate the limited test...
Zai Wang, Ke Tang, Xin Yao
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2010
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A New Start-Up Demonstration Test
Amos E. Gera
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2010
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Modeling Failure Modes for Residual Life Prediction Using Stochastic Filtering Theory
This paper reports on a theoretical Bayesian modeling development for residual life prediction in the context of condition-based maintenance. At each monitoring point during a comp...
Matthew J. Carr, Wenbin Wang
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2010
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Health Condition Prediction of Gears Using a Recurrent Neural Network Approach
Abstract--The development of accurate health condition prediction approaches has been a key research topic in condition based maintenance (CBM) in recent years. However, current he...
Zhigang Tian, Ming J. Zuo
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2010
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Optimal Maintenance Strategies for Wind Turbine Systems Under Stochastic Weather Conditions
Abstract--We examine optimal repair strategies for wind turbines operated under stochastic weather conditions. In-situ sensors installed at wind turbines produce useful information...
Eunshin Byon, Lewis Ntaimo, Yu Ding