# A Decision-Analytic Approach to Reliability-Based Design Optimization

@article{Bordley2009ADA, title={A Decision-Analytic Approach to Reliability-Based Design Optimization}, author={Robert F. Bordley and Stephen M. Pollock}, journal={Oper. Res.}, year={2009}, volume={57}, pages={1262-1270} }

Reliability-based design optimization is concerned with designing a product to optimize an objective function, given uncertainties about whether various design constraints will be satisfied. However, the widespread practice of formulating such problems as chance-constrained programs can lead to misleading solutions. While a decision-analytic approach would avoid this undesirable result, many engineers find it difficult to determine the utility functions required for a traditional decision… Expand

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