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Author:
  • U. Sahlin
Publishing year: 2017
Language: English
Pages: 51-51
Publication/Series: Risk, Reliability and Safety: Innovating Theory and Practice - Proceedings of the 26th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2016
Document type: Conference paper
Publisher: CRC Press/Balkema

Abstract english

Things are seldom ideal. The quality in information underlying the assessment of risk and support decisions is not an exception. Quantitative measures of uncertainty are extremely useful, but a problem with quantitative measures of uncertainty is that qualitative aspects of uncertainty, e.g. related to weaknesses in background knowledge or deep uncertainty (Cox 2012), are difficult to address.

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  • Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified

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26th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2016
Published
  • ISBN: 9781138029972
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