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Risk analysis and scientific method

methodological and ethical problems with evaluating societal hazards

by K. S. Shrader-Frechette

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Published by D. Reidel, Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston, Hingham, MA, U.S.A .
Written in English

  • Technology -- Risk assessment.,
  • Decision making.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementK.S. Shrader-Frechette.
    LC ClassificationsT174.5 .S48 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2855499M
    ISBN 109027718369, 902771844X
    LC Control Number84017985

    Risk Analysis: An International journal publishes original research articles, perspectives, book reviews, and occasional biographical profiles and Current Topics essays that identify topics of wider public interest that might benefit from the methods and insights of risk analysis. Our main focus has traditionally been on public health, safety, and environmental (HS&E) risk analysis, . This book builds a unifying scientific framework for discussing and evaluating the quality of risk assessments and whether they are fit for purpose. Uncertainty is a central topic. In practice, uncertainties about inputs are rarely reflected in assessments, with the result that many safety measures are considered unjustified.

    This book concerns itself with the quantification of risk, the modeling of identified risks and how to make decisions from those models. Quantitative risk analysis (QRA) using Monte Carlo simulation offers a powerful and precise method for dealing with the uncertainty and variability of a problem. By providing the building blocks the author guides the reader through the . Risk Analysis and Industrial Hygiene •“Risk analysis methods and tools are important resources for articulating scientific knowledge to those who make decisions regarding public and occupational health.” Synergist April, •“Risk analysis is a framework for decision making under uncertainty.” Me March,

    Risk analysis and scientific method: methodological and ethical problems with evaluating societal hazards. [K S Shrader-Frechette] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: K S Shrader-Frechette. Find more information about: ISBN: X The journal Risk and Decision Analysis (RDA) emphasizes a theoretical and practical interdisciplinary and comprehensive vision of Risk: its definition, its measurements, its analysis, its manifestations and reconcile their contradictions and their considers for publication research papers that contribute to a greater appreciation of risks and uncertainties .

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