Probability Plotting of Complete and Singly Censored Data

  1. Wayne Nelson

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471725234.ch3

Applied Life Data Analysis

Applied Life Data Analysis

How to Cite

Nelson, W. (1982) Probability Plotting of Complete and Singly Censored Data, in Applied Life Data Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471725234.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 FEB 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471094586

Online ISBN: 9780471725237

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Keywords:

  • censored life data;
  • probability plots;
  • cumulative distribution function;
  • exponential distribution;
  • numerical methods

Summary

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Motivation

  • How to Make a Probability Plot of Complete Data

  • Percentiles and Probabilities

  • Exponential Probability Plot

  • Normal Probability Plot

  • Lognormal Probability Plot

  • Weibull Probability Plot

  • Extreme Value Probability Plot

  • Aids for Data Plotting

  • Probability Plots of Singly Censored Data

  • Theory for Probability Papers

  • Problems