ReliabilityTheory R package

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The ReliabilityTheory package provides a variety of tools useful for performing structural reliability analysis, such as when using the structure function, system signature or survival signature.


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You can install the latest release directly from CRAN.


Installing directly from GitHub is not supported by the install.packages command. You could use the devtools package to install the development version if desired.


Under releases, the tree/commit from which CRAN releases were made are recorded, so historic source can be downloaded from there.


If you use this software, please cite one of the following:

Aslett, L. J. M. (2012), ReliabilityTheory: Tools for structural reliability analysis. R package,

Aslett, L. J. M. (2012), MCMC for Inference on Phase-type and Masked System Lifetime Models, PhD thesis, Trinity College Dublin.