The 2nd International Workshop on Statistical Methods in Reliability Assessment of Complex Industrial Multi-state Systems

to be held in conjunction with the 9th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security
(ARES 2014 –

8th – 12th September 2014
University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Fribourg, Switzerland

The Workshop  “Statistical methods in Reliability Assessment of Complex Industrial Multi-state Systems”   will serve as a forum for discussing different issues of Stochastic Models and Methods in different aspects of Reliability and Availability Assessment of Complex Industrial Multi-state Systems. The idea of the Workshop is to assemble researchers and practitioners from universities, institutions, industries, businesses and government, working in these fields.

Topics of interest comprise but are not limited to:
Reliability, safety and quality improvement
Reliability and Availability Assessment of Multi-state and Continuous-state Systems
Recent advance in statistical inference
Risk management
Process monitoring and control
Stochastic modeling
Design of experiments
Statistical computing
Statistics in practice
Statistics in industrial logistics
Data mining and warehousing
Database and Datawarehouse Reliability
Important Dates
Submission Deadline March 14th, 2014
Author Notification May 19th, 2014
Author Registration June 10th, 2014
Proceedings Version June 20th, 2014
Conference September 8th – 12th, 2014
Workshop Chairs

Ilia Frenkel (Chair)
SCE –  Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel

Program Committee

Anatoly Lisnianski, The Israel Electric Corporation Ltd., Israel
Alex Karagrigoriou, University of Cyprus and University of the Aegean, Greece
Ilia Vonta,National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Elena Zaitseva, University of Zilina, Zilina, Slovakia
Suraj Bhan Singh, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India
Ilya Gertsbakh, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Vladimir Rykov, Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russia
Dr. Vasiliy Krivtsov, Ford Motor Company, USA
Lev Khvatskin, SCE-Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel
Zeev Volkovich, ORT Braude College, Israel


The submission guidelines valid for the RAMSS workshop are the same as for the ARES conference. They can be found >>here<<.