Title: Statistical modelling, planning and inference in accelerated trials

Authors: Vilijandas Bagdonavicius, Vincent Couallier, Leo Gerville-Reache, Mikhail Nikulin

Addresses: Vilnius University, 03225 Vilnius, Lithuania; StatXpert, 33400, Talence, France. ' IMB, University Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 33076, Bordeaux, France; StatXpert, 33400, Talence, France. ' IMB, University Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 33076, Bordeaux, France; StatXpert, 33400, Talence, France. ' IMB, University Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 33076, Bordeaux, France; StatXpert, 33400, Talence, France

Abstract: We consider the problem of statistical modelling and planning in accelerated trials to obtain the statistical inference for the main reliability characteristics of the product.

Keywords: accelerated life testing; ALT; statistical modelling; Arrhenius model; degradation model; dynamic environment; Eyring model; changing scale and shape model; Meeker-LuValle model; reliability theory; Sedyakin Model; survival analysis; product reliability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPD.2009.023326

International Journal of Product Development, 2009 Vol.7 No.3/4, pp.334 - 348

Available online: 19 Feb 2009 *

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