Bounds for the probability of a union - a fault tree application

O. Platz

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    Abstract

    A survey is given of methods for calculating upper and lower bounds of degree two for the probability of a union. The methods are shown to be applicable to fault tree probability calculations where they provide better bounds than the frequently used Bonferroni inequalities of degree two.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages21
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0835-6
    Publication statusPublished - 1982
    SeriesRisø-M
    Number2340
    ISSN0418-6435

    Keywords

    • Risø-M-2340
    • Algebra
    • Fault tree analysis
    • Mathematics
    • Probability
    • Reliability
    • Reviews

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