Date of Award:
Master of Science (MS)
Mathematics and Statistics
Department name when degree awarded
Ronald V. Canfield
David L. Turner
Robert E. Heal
The purpose of this thesis was to evaluate a method for testing the appropriateness of accelerated life model. This method is based upon a polynomial approximation. The parameters are estimated and used for testing the appropriateness of the model.
An example illustrates the polynomial method. Real data are applied for this method. Comparison with another method demonstrates that the polynomial method is much simpler and has comparable accuracy.
Chen, Yuan-Who, "A Test for Determining an Appropriate Model For Accelerated Life Data" (1987). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 6979.
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