Maximum Likelihood Analysis of Multiply Censored Data

  1. Wayne Nelson

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471725234.ch8

Applied Life Data Analysis

Applied Life Data Analysis

How to Cite

Nelson, W. (1982) Maximum Likelihood Analysis of Multiply Censored Data, in Applied Life Data Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471725234.ch8

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:

  • multiply censored data;
  • maximum likelihood (ML) methods;
  • confidence limits;
  • exponential distribution;
  • distribution functions

Summary

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Introduction

  • Exponential Distribution

  • Normal and Lognormal Distributions

  • Weibull and Extreme Value Distributions

  • Data with Competing Failure Modes- Maximum Likelihood Analysis

  • General Maximum Likelihood Methods and Theory

  • Numerical Methods

  • Problems