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Title: Representations of uncertainty in risk analysis
Author: Johnson, David G.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3591 090X
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1998
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Uncertainty in situations involving risk is frequently modelled by assuming a plausible form of probability distribution for the uncertain quantities involved, and estimating the relevant parameters of that distribution based on the knowledge and judgement of informed experts or decision makers. The distributions assumed are usually uni-modal (and often bell-shaped) around some most likely value, with the Normal, Beta, Gamma and Triangular distributions being popular choices.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Statistics