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Leading Indicators of Safety in Virtual Organizations
A primary purpose in measuring safety is to develop intervention strategies to avoid future accidents. Recognizing signals before an accident occurs offers the potential for improving safety, andExpand
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A comparative analysis of PRA and intelligent adversary methods for counterterrorism risk management.
  • J. Merrick, G. Parnell
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Risk analysis : an official publication of the…
  • 1 September 2011
In counterterrorism risk management decisions, the analyst can choose to represent terrorist decisions as defender uncertainties or as attacker decisions. We perform a comparative analysis ofExpand
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The Prince William Sound Risk Assessment
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A risk model of the Prince William Sound (PWS) was developed to assess the risk of oil spill in the PWS and identify measures to reduce this risk. Expand
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A traffic density analysis of proposed ferry service expansion in San Francisco Bay using a maritime simulation model
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Abstract A proposal has been made to the California legislature to dramatically increase the frequency and coverage of ferry service in the San Francisco Bay area. Expand
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Modeling risk in the dynamic environment of maritime transportation
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The paper describes the simulation component of the model used in the Washington State Ferries Risk Assessment, a modeling approach that combined system simulation, expert judgement and available data to estimate the contribution of risk factors to accident risk. Expand
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A Hellinger distance approach to MCMC diagnostics
Bayesian analysis often requires the researcher to employ Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) techniques to draw samples from a posterior distribution which in turn is used to make inferences. Currently,Expand
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A Systems Approach to Managing Oil Transportation Risk in
The grounding of the Exxon Valdez caused public and government concern about the safety of oil transportation in the Prince William Sound, Alaska. As a result, a large number of proposals andExpand
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A Multiple-Objective Decision Analysis of Stakeholder Values to Identify Watershed Improvement Needs
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This paper describes the use of multiple-objective decision analysis to qualitatively and quantitatively assess the quality of an endangered watershed and guide future efforts to improve thequality of the watershed. Expand
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A risk management procedure for the Washington state ferries.
The state of Washington operates the largest passenger vessel ferry system in the United States. In part due to the introduction of high-speed ferries, the state of Washington established anExpand
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Is Screening Cargo Containers for Smuggled Nuclear Threats Worthwhile?
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In recent years, Customs and Border Protection has installed radiation sensors to screen cargo containers entering the United States. Expand
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