System Reliability From Stress-Strength Relationship in Bivariate Pareto Distribution

  • Cho, Jang-Sik (Department of Statistical Information Science, Kyungsung University) ;
  • Cho, Kil-Ho (Department of Statistics, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Cha, Young-Joon (Department of Information Statistics, Andong National University)
  • Published : 2003.02.28


In this paper, We assume that strengths of two components system follow a bivariate pareto distribution. And these two components are subjected to a common stress which is independent of the strength of the components. We obtain maximum likelihood estimator(MLE) for the system reliability from stress-strength relationship. Also we derive asymptotic properties of the MLE and present a numerical study.


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