Search for dissertations about: "Uncertainty management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 268 swedish dissertations containing the words Uncertainty management.

  1. 1. Dealing with uncertainty

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Clausen Mork; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; safety factor; safety margin; uncertainty factor; uncertainty function; uncertainty; information; risk; risk assessment; risk management; epistemology; science; reasoning;

    Abstract : Uncertainty is, it seems, more or less constantly present in our lives. Even so, grasping the concept philosophically is far from trivial. In this doctoral thesis, uncertainty and its conceptual companion information are studied. Axiomatic analyses are provided and numerical measures suggested. READ MORE

  2. 2. Uncertainty in risk assessment contents and modes of communication

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Rikard Levin; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; uncertainty; scientific uncertainty; characterization of uncertainty; decision-making under uncertainty; risk assessment; risk management; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : Assessments of chemical health risks are performed by scientific experts. Their intended use is as bases for decisions. This thesis tries to answer the questions of how uncertainty is, and should be, communicated in such risk assessments. The thesis consists of two articles and an introductory essay. READ MORE


    University dissertation from Institutionen för Innovation, Design och Produktutveckling

    Author : Rolf Olsson; Mälardalens högskola.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Risk management; uncertainty; project management; TECHNOLOGY Industrial engineering and economy Other industrial engineering and economics; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Industriell teknik och ekonomi Övrig industriell teknik och ekonomi; Innovation och design;

    Abstract : An increasing number of companies are focusing their efforts on project management. Project management is frequently used as an enabler for meeting an uncertain and turbulent environment. Consequently, the overall effectiveness of the project management process is essential for long-term profitability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk Management Under Uncertainty : Strategies for protecting health and the environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Mikael Johannesson; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with problems related to the management of environmental and health risks and problems. The general hypothesis of this work was that there are possibilities of making considerable improvements in the decision analysis and management of complicated environmental and health risks and problems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental System Analysis of Waste Management Experiences from Applications of the ORWARE Model

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Anna Björklund; KTH.; [2000]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; municipal solid waste MSW ; waste management; waste management planning; model; environmental systems analysis; life cycle assessment LCA ; substance flow analysis SFA ; substance flows; environmental impact; energy; uncertainty; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : Waste management has gone through a history of shiftingproblems, demands, and strategies over the years. In contrastto the long prevailing view that the problem could be solved byhiding or moving it, waste is now viewed as a problem rangingfrom local to global concern, and as being an integral part ofseveral sectors in society. READ MORE