- Volume 20 Issue 3
An objective Bayesian analysis for multiple step stress accelerated life tests
- Kim, Dal-Ho (Department of Statistics, Kyungpook National University) ;
- Kang, Sang-Gil (Department of Applied Statistics, Sangji University) ;
- Lee, Woo-Dong (Department of Asset Management, Daegu Haany University)
- Published : 2009.05.31
This paper derives noninformative priors for scale parameter of exponential distribution when the data are collected in multiple step stress accelerated life tests. We nd the objective priors for this model and show that the reference prior satisfies first order matching criterion. Also, we show that there exists no second order matching prior. Some simulation results are given and using artificial data, we perform Bayesian analysis for proposed priors.
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