Prof. Naftali Langberg

Naftali Langberg






Ph.D., Hebrew University, 1972

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Naftali Langberg earned his  Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem in 1972. In 1981 he joined the Department of Statistics at the University of Haifa. Prior to that he was a faculty member in the Department of Statsitics, Florida State University, Tallahassee.  He retired in 2010.

Statistical theory, reliability.  

  • Langberg, N.; Proschan, F.; Quinzi, A. J. (1978). Converting dependent models into independent ones, preserving essential features. Ann. Probability 6, 174–181.
  • Langberg, N. A.; Proschan, F. (1979). A reliability growth model involving dependent components. Ann. Probab. 7, 1082–1087.
  • Langberg, N.; Proschan, F.; Quinzi, A. J. (1981). Estimating dependent life lengths, with applications to the theory of competing risks. Ann. Statist. 9, 157–167.
  • Langberg, N. A.; Shaked, M. (1982). On the identifiability of multivariate life distribution functions. Ann. Probab. 10, 773–779.
  • Chen, Y.-Y.; Hollander, M.; Langberg, N. A. (1983). Testing whether new is better than used with randomly censored data. Ann. Statist. 11, 267–274.
  • Assaf, D.; Langberg, N. A. (1985). Presentation of phase-type distributions as proper mixtures. J. Appl. Probab. 22, 247–250.
  • Block, H. W.; Langberg, N. A.; Savits, T. H. (1993). Repair replacement policies. J. Appl. Probab. 30, 194–206.
  • Dahan, M.; Frostig, E.; Langberg, N. A. (2004). Insurance contracts portfolios with heterogenous insured ages. Insurance Math. Econom. 35, 137–153.
  • Block, H. W.; Langberg, N. A.; Savits, T. H. (2015). The limiting failure rate for a convolution of life distributions. J. Appl. Probab. 52, 894–898.