TITLE

UNCERTAINTY OF PROBABILITY COMPONENT OF ACCIDENTAL RISK

AUTHOR(S)
Kolesnikov, Eugeny Y.
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Reliability: Theory & Applications;Mar2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Concept of accidental risk is intended to be an objective measure for assessing the risk of accidents in the technosphere. Metric of risk should combine estimation both probability (possibility) of the accident and the damage it caused. For various reasons, any parameter of risk has uncertainty. The problem of uncertainty quantifying arose very early in the study of accidental risk. Often used in practice dotted (scalar) estimation of probabilistic component of risk metric are in most cases inadequate since embody great internal uncertainty
ACCESSION #
94991561

 

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