Reliability &
Quality in Design


Prognostic-Based Reliability Assessment of a Wafer Handling Robot Arm Using Wiener Stochastic Process Model and Monte Carlo Simulation

                Jian-Hua Huang; Hui Min Cheng; Yi-Ru Li; Kuan-Jung Chung


A Geometric Brownian Motion Degradation Model for Ink Fading of Printed Images

                Ziyi Wang; E. A. Elsayed


Statistical Characterization of Wire and Arc Additive Manufactured Stainless Steel 304: Microstructure and Fatigue

                Jerard V. Gordon; D. Gary Harlow


Optimization Design of Welding Quality Effect Parameters of Box Girder Flange Weld Seam

                Jia Li; Fei Zhao; Ying Guo; Hao Wang


Outsourcing Partner Selection for Process with Two-Sided Specification Based on Capability Index Cpm and Manufacturing Time

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


Second-Moment Design of Dynamic Systems with Uncertain Excitations and Uncertain Parameters via Differentiable Meta-Models

                Gordon J. Savage; Young Kap Son


A Survey of Changepoint Software Reliability Growth Models

                Vidhyashree Nagaraju; Lance Fiondella; Thierry Wandji


A Generalized Martingale-Based Software Reliability Modeling Considering Multiple Environmental Factors

                Mengmeng Zhu; Hoang Pham


Bivariate Software Reliability Models Depending on a Cobb-Douglas Type Testing-Time Function and Their Applications

                Shunichi Sakaguchi; Yuka Minamino; Shinji Inoue; Shigeru Yamada


Solar Power Output Forecasting Using Seasonal Deep Belief Network

                Ching-Hsin Wang; Kuo-Ping Lin; Yu-Ming Lu; Chih-Feng Wu


Backup Reliability Evaluation for a Stochastic Computer Network with the Retransmission and Time Considerations

                Cheng-Fu Huang; Yi-Kuei Lin; Ping-Cheng Chang


A Novel Approach to Search for All Solutions of a Non-Negative Linear Diophantine Equation

                Shin-Guang Chen


Clustering Algorithms for Deductive FMEA and Failure Identification in Complex Production Systems

                Riccardo Accorsi; Emilio Ferrari; Andrea Gallo; Riccardo Manzini


A New Damage Correlation Model for Customer and Proving Ground Roads

                Songlin Zheng; Lei Dai; Jiawei Yu; Jinzhi Feng; Lihui Zhao


Risk Based Bayesian Design for Fatigue Reliability for Implantable Medical Devices

                Mingxiao Jiang; Haitao Zhang


Reliability Modelling of Window Flow Control Scheme based on Packet Transmission Interval with Explicit Congestion Notification

                Mitsutaka Kimura; Mitsuhiro Imaizumi; Toshio Nakagawa


Parameter Estimation for an n-variate FGM Copula and Its Application to Dependent Failure Analysis

                Shuhei Ota; Mitsuhiro Kimura


Reliability Evaluations of a System with Multiple-Stage Policy

                Mitsuhiro Imaizumi; Mitsutaka Kimura


Quantitative Risk Assessment with Bayesian Reliability Improvement

                Mingxiao Jiang


Study on Bearing Life Distribution Estimation Based on Super-Small Size Sample of Censoring Data

                Ningxiang Wu; Liyang Xie; Haiyang Li


Robot Reliability: An Investigative Study

                B. S. Dhillon


Reliability Analysis of Superlift Counterweight Structure of Crawler Crane

                Jia Li; Lei Wang; Li Li; Zhibo Liu; Yue Sun


Reliability Evaluation with Heterogeneous Sequential Order Statistics for the Burr Type XII Distribution

                Jyun-You Chiang; Y. L. Lio; Tzong-Ru Tsai


A Multi-Objective Optimization of Preventive Maintenance for Multi-State Aging Systems

                Chun-Ho Wang; Chao-Hui Huang


Feature Selection Analysis for Quantitative Fault Prediction

                Naeem Seliya; Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar


Interval Estimations of Optimal Software Release Time Based on MCMC Method

                Shinji Inoue; Shigeru Yamada


Effort Management Based on Jump Diffusion Model for OSS Project

                Shigeru Yamada; Yoshinobu Tamura


Expediting Joint Innovation: Achieving Reliability Requirements for Processing Manufacturers by Latent Class Analysis

                Taichih Huang; Chieh Lee


A Study About Optimization in Fine Pitch Copper Wire Bonding Process

                Chiao-Tzu Huang; Wei-Ling Wang; He-Yau Kang; Kun-I Cheng


Moderation and Mediation Effect of Distance to Windows and Employees’ Mood between Indoor Environment and Task Performance

                Erni Rawati; Ying-Chyi Chou; Ching-Hua Lu


Inspection Threshold for Multi-state System

                Takashi Satow


Analysis of Damage Induced by Two Types of Shocks

                Hiroaki Mohri; Jun-ichi Takeshita


Age Replacement Policy with Repair Time Threshold for Repairable Product

                Minjae Park; Ki Mun Jung; Dong Ho Park


An Optimal Device Control with Contract Demand

                Junji Koyanagi; Yuuki Furubayashi


Reliability-Equivalent Field Reference Usage Level for Distributed Field Usage

                Fengbin Sun


A Statistical Method for Predicting Inpatient Bed Demand

                Samuel R. Davis; Nasser Fard


Random Age Replacement Policies at Periodic Times

                Satoshi Mizutani; Toshio Nakagawa


Qualification Methodology for Concrete Durability

                Nadare Matoiri Chaibati; David Bigaud; Abdessamad Kobi; Horacio Colina


Optimal Maintenance Policy of Coastal Protection Systems

                Kodo Ito; Yoshiyuki Higuchi; Toshio Nakagawa


Managerial Models with Phased Maintenance Policies

                Xufeng Zhao; Cunhua Qian; Toshio Nakagawa


Detection of Slowloris Attacks Using Netflow Traffic

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


Optimal Design of the Synthetic Median Chart Based on Average Run Length and Expected Average Run Length

                XueLong Hu; Shu Wu; JianLan Zhong


The Efficiency of the VSI Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Median Control Chart

                Kim Phuc Tran; Philippe Castagliola; Thi Hien Nguyen; Anne Cuzol


Inference on Cp Index For Auto-correlated Data Contaminated With Random Measurement Errors

                M. Z. Anis


Operation and Maintenance Planning Optimization of Wind Energy Farms: Under-Researched Areas

                Mahmood Shafiee


Reliability Demonstration Method for Competing Failure Systems

                Hao-Wei Wang; Fei Teng


Numerical Simulation Model of Wear Reliability of Spiral Bevel Gear Based on Complex Working Condition

                Yanzhong Wang; Wei Zhang; Yang Liu; Yuhuan Song; Yanyan Chen; Jingbo Guo


Knowledge-Based Risk Processes Associated with Risk Analysis for an Information Systems Projects Success

                Amine Nehari Talet


Fatigue Reliability Assessment of a Metro-Train Bolster

                Jiexin Hu; Liyang Xie; Haiyang Yu; Longxi Liu; Weiguang Sun


Packet Transport Network Recovery System based on Failure Pattern

                Toshiaki Suzuki; Hiroyuki Kubo; Hayato Hoshihara; Taro Ogawa


A Framework For Selecting a Subset of Metrics Considering Cost

                Vidhyashree Nagaraju; Donghui Yan; Lance Fiondella


Robust Facial Expression Recognition via Principal Component Analysis and AdaBoost Algorithm

                Cheng Fan; Eric T.T. Wong


A Stress-Strength Interval-System Reliability Model and Its Applications in Heart Conditions

                Hoang Pham


A Simple Improved Algorithm for (d, c)-MC Problem

                Majid Forghani-elahabad; Nelson Kagan


DEMATEL-based Consensual Selection of Suitable Maintenance KPIs

                Silvia Carpitella; Antonella Certa; Joaquín Izquierdo


Similarity Analysis of Large Linear Vibrating Screen

                Zerong Zhang; Zhimin Fan; Yongyan Wang


Durability and Reliability Evaluation of Chute on the Floor of High-speed Train

                Wenxue Qian; Yankai Yuan; Xiaowei Yin; Liyang Xie; Hoang Pham


Some Properties of the Pyramidal Distribution

                Zhenmin Chen; Tong Sun