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Convolutions of Erlang and of Pascal distributions with applications to reliability. (English) Zbl 1017.62105
Summary: The main aim of the paper is to give a generalization of the results given by A. Sen and N. Balakrishnan in [Stat. Probab. Lett. 43, No. 4, 421-426 (1999; Zbl 0947.62071)]. The results obtained are used to calculate the reliability of some class of systems.

MSC:
62N05 Reliability and life testing
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