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Main Title Risk analysis : a quantitative guide /
Author Vose, David.
Publisher Wiley,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 174112755
ISBN 9780470512845; 0470512849
Subjects Monte Carlo method ; Risk assessment--Mathematical models ; Analyse des risques ; Modèles mathématiques ; Probabilitš ; Risikoanalyse ; Monte-Carlo-Simulation
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJEM  QA298.V67 2008 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 11/08/2017
ERAM  QA298 .V67 2008 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 10/04/2010
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xiv, 735 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 725-728) and index.
Contents Notes
Why do a risk analysis? -- Planning a risk analysis -- The quality of a risk analysis -- Choice of model structure -- Understanding and using the results of a risk analysis -- Probability mathematics and simulation -- Building and running a model -- Some basic random processes -- Data and statistics -- Fitting distributions to data -- Sums of random variables -- Forecasting with uncertainty -- Modelling correlation and dependencies -- Eliciting from expert opinion -- Testing and modelling causal relationships -- Optimisation in risk analysis -- Checking and validating a model -- Discounted cashflow modelling -- Project risk analysis -- Insurance and finance risk analysis modelling -- Microbial food safety risk assessment -- Animal import risk assessment.