The Most Important Component in a Consecutive-k-out-of-n:F System

Abstract

A simple formula is given for the Birnbaum importance of a component in a consecutive-k-out-of-n:F system. It is proved that for i.i.d. components, the most important ones are in the middle of the sequence of components. 

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