Future Trends. Reliability engineering for the future (G. Collas). New trends in system reliability evaluation (K.B. Misra). Towards Improved Techniques. Multiple variable inversion techniques (M. Veeraraghavan, K.S. Trivedi). Decomposition and reduction techniques (F. Beichelt). Probabilistic graph-reduction techniques (A.M. Shooman). Parallel algorithms and implementations (N. Deo, M. Medidi). Towards Improved Analyses. Reliability of k-out-of-n systems (A.M. Rushdi). Consecutive-k-out-of-n systems (S.G. Papastavridis, M.V. Koutras). Fault tree analysis (H. Kumamoto). Towards Better Tools. Digraphs and causal trees (T. Kohda, K. Inoue). Use of petri nets for system reliability evaluation (G.S. Hura). Towards Better Models. Human reliability modeling (J. Sharit). Common cause and dependent failure modeling (P. Hokstad). Software reliability modeling (T. Downs). Mechanical systems reliability modeling (S.S. Rao). Towards Alternative Approaches. Use of fuzzy sets theory (part-1: Theory) (K.B. Misra). Use of fuzzy sets theory (part II: Applications) (T. Onisawa, K.B. Misra). Dempster-Shafer theory and its applications (T. Inagaki). Towards Development of Non-Specialist's Aid. Expert systems for reliability evaluation (D.J. Russomanno, R.D. Bonnell, J.B. Bowles). Reliability analyzer (K.B. Misra). About the Editor. About the Contributors. Subject Index.