Reliability &
Quality in Design


Reliability Metrics and Key Performance Indicators for Cloud-Based Virtualization Applications

                Xuemei Zhang; Carolyn Johnson


Sequential ALT Plans for Systems with Mixture of Units

                Yao Cheng; E. A. Elsayed


Additive Manufacturing of Ti6Al4V: Statistical Modeling

                D. Gary Harlow


Development of Mathematical Model for Quality-Cost Optimization

                N. V. R. Naidu; M. Shilpa


Pareto Frontier in Economic-Statistical Design of a Dynamic c Chart

                Antonella Certa


Stability Analysis of Uncertain Systems Using Singular Value Decomposition-Based Stability Metric

                Young Kap Son; Gordon J. Savage


Optimal Checkpoint Times for Grouped Redundant Arrays Inexpensive Computer Nodes (GRAICN)

                Kenichiro Naruse; Toshio Nakagawa


Reliability Evaluations of a Control System Connected with the Network

                Mitsuhiro Imaizumi; Mitsutaka Kimura


An Extended Model of Real-Time Distributed Systems for Cloud Computing

                Mitsutaka Kimura; Mitsuhiro Imaizumi; Toshio Nakagawa


Attack Commonalities: Extracting New Features for Network Intrusion Detection

                Maryam M. Najafabadi; Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar; Charles Wheelus


Concurrency Analysis of the Universal Physical Access Control System (UPACS)

                Clyde Carryl; Bassem Alhalabi; Ravi Shankar


The Importance of Representative Network Data on Classification Models for the Detection of Specific Network Attacks

                Maryam M. Najafabadi; Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar; Clifford Kemp


Machine Scheduling with Availability and Transportation Considerations

                Jason Chao-Hsien Pan; Chi-Shiang Su


The Study of Multipath TCP Networks under Latency with Retransmission Mechanism

                Yu-Chieh Liao; Yi-Kuei Lin; Chih-Li Pan


Developing Process Quality Indices Based on Six Sigma Quality Level

                Kuen-Suan Chen; Tsang-Chuan Chang; Yun-Tsan Lin


Confidence-Based Reliability Evaluation of Multistate Production Network with Process Improvement

                Yun-Ling Cho; Ping-Chen Chang; Yi-Kuei Lin


Optimal Maintenance Problem Based on Hazard Rate Model for Mobile Clouds

                Yumi Nobukawa; Yoshinobu Tamura; Shigeru Yamada


Estimating Optimal Software Release Time Based on a Change-Point Model by Multi-Attribute Utility Theory

                Yuka Minamino; Shinji Inoue; Shigeru Yamada


Software Quality Prediction Based on Generalized Linear Models

                Shinji Inoue; Shigeru Yamada


Reliability Assessment Based on Jump Diffusion Model for Cloud Computing under the Influence of Big Data

                Yoshinobu Tamura; Shigeru Yamada


A Framework of Combining Data Pre-Processing Methods and Boosting for Software Quality Classification

                Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar; Kehan Gao; Amri Napolitano; Lofton A. Bullard


Operational Software Reliability Prediction by Random Forest Based on Development Project Data with Qualitative Variables

                Y. Arai; M. Kimura


Filter-Based Feature Subset Selection and Data Sampling for Fault-Prone Program Module Prediction

                Kehan Gao; Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar; Amri Napolitano


A SHELF – Swiss Cheese Model for Aviation Safety

                Po Chung Tong; Hei Tung Chau; Tsun Tai Wong


Combinatorial Algorithm of Wordlength Pattern for Two-level Fractional Factorial Designs

                Jen-der Day


Transportation System Failures: An Investigative Study

                B.S. Dhillon


A Study on Managerial Strategy of Greenhouse Factory

                Jyh-Wen Ho


An Optimal Replacement Policy for Systems with Multi-State Aging Components

                Chun-Ho Wang; Chao-Hui Huang


On Reliability Evaluation of a Timed Stochastic-Flow Network

                Shin-Guang Chen


Analysis of Fatigue Life of Electronic Package under Thermal Cycling Condition by Acceleration Model

                Yao Hsu; Wen-Fang Wu; Yi-An Lu


A Survey on Feature Selection for Intrusion Detection

                Richard Zuech; Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar


Security Analysis of the Universal Physical Access Control System (UPACS)

                Clyde Carryl; Bassem Alhalabi; Taghi Khoshgoftaar


A Comparison of Feature Selection Strategies for Identifying Malicious Network Sessions

                Maryam M. Najafabadi; Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar; Amri Napolitano


Survey on Selected Features Used for Network Level Attack Detection

                Chad Calvert; Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar; Maryam M. Najafabadi


CFD Analysis of Turbofan Engine Blade Temperature

                Po Chung Tong; Tsun Tat Wong


Bending Fatigue Life Analysis of Heavy-load Spiral Bevel Gear Based on Computer Simulation Technology

Yan-zhong Wang; Yang Liu; Zu-zhi Zhang; Wen Tang; Yan-yan Chen; Wen-zhen Zhao; Tie Wang; Xue-jun He


Effect of Rib Ratios on Turbulent Intensity of a Ribbed-Wall Channel

                K.K. Yuen; Eric T.T. Wong


Development and Implementation of an Experimental Test Bench for Foam Characterization in Oil & Gas Applications

G. Giacchetta; F. Corvaro; G. Nardini; M. Benucci; D. Dall’Acqua; B. Marchetti


Reliability Estimation of Four-Hydraulic-Cylinder Propulsion Unit of Tunnel Boring Machine

                Liyang Xie


Software Quality Assessment Modeling for Agile Development

                Shigeru Yamada; Ryosuke Kii


Hazard Rate Model Considering Various Factors for Mobile Clouds

                Mitsuho Matsumoto; Yoshinobu Tamura; Shigeru Yamada


All-Stage Truncated Modeling with Multiple Change-Points for Software Reliability Assessment

                Saki Taniguchi; Shinji Inoue; Shigeru Yamada


Discrete Software Reliability Growth Model Based on a Generalized Linear Modeling Approach

                Yasutaka Iwasaki; Shinji Inoue; Shigeru Yamada


Secure Automotive Embedded System Using a Lightweight Block Cipher Against Malicious Trojan Attack

                M. Yoshikawa; Y. Hayashi; Y. Nozaki; K. Asahi


Optimal Crew Site Visit to Improve the Reliability of Electricity Distribution Networks

                Dzung T. Phan; Yada Zhu; Jayant Kalagnanam


Assessment and Visualization of Reliability Relevant Product Characteristics for the Application of Bayes Analysis

                V. Schweizer; F. Jakob; M. Bartholdt; B. Bertsche


An Optimized Target Spectrum Selection Method for the Automotive Durability Test

                Jiawei Yu; Songlin Zheng; Jinzhi Feng; Lihui Zhao


Optimal Replacement Policy with Jobs and Loss Cost from Failure to Given Time Point

                Satoshi Mizutani; Toshio Nakagawa


Research on Testability Design Analyzing Process of Products

                Qi Song; Wenjin Zhang; Ping Sun


Stochastic Maintenance Model of Commercial Airframe with Damage Level and Crack Number

                Kodo Ito; Toshio Nakagawa


Optimal Garbage Collection Scheduling Times Policies for SSD

                Syouji Nakamura; Mingchih Chen; Xufeng Zhao; Toshio Nakagawa


A Dependent-Multivariate Data Analysis Method by Skewed-RBF Network Based on FGM Copula

                Shuhei Ota; Mitsuhiro Kimura


Weibull Lifetime Model Considering Stress-Dependent Parameters

                J. Juskowiak; M. Bartholdt; B. Bertsche


Improved Gamma Process for Degradation Analysis under Non-linear Condition

                Zhaoyi Fan; Hua Ju; FengBin Sun


Dependence and Maintenance of Series Repairable Systems

                Isha Dewan; Yann Dijoux


A Bivariate Degradation Model for Sequence-Dependent Stress Testing

                Jingbo Guo; E. A. Elsayed


A Fuzzy Parameter to Characterize the Uncertainty in the Plant Layout Design

                Antonella Certa; Mario Enea; Giacomo Galante


A Method for Determining Safety Requirements

                Shiyu Gong; Bohua Li; Pengcheng Luo


Optimizing Turbine Blade Coating Thickness: A Simulation Approach

                W. M. Wong; T. T. Wong


Assessment of General Equipment Support System Construction Ability Risk

                Chun-liang Chen; Ou Qi


Modeling Errors in Continuous Parts Supply Processes for Assembly Lines Feeding

                Antonio C. Caputo; Pacifico M. Pelagagge; Paolo Salini