Volume 43, N. 3

Special Issue: 70 years of ABMS (Invited Editor: Waldemar Hachich), July-September, 2020

Requiem for risk classification matrices

Article

Volume 43, N. 3, Special Issue: 70 years of ABMS (Invited Editor: Waldemar Hachich), July-September, 2020 | PDF (23 downloads)

Abstract

Classification matrices are scrutinized for inconsistencies, errors and deficiencies in meaning. Proper definition, measurement and ranking of risks are demonstrated as compelling arguments whenever risk and reliability analyses of geotechnical structures, such as dams, are required.

Keywords: Decision analysis, Reliability, Risk analysis, Utility theory,


Submitted on July 04, 2020.
Final Acceptance on August 03, 2020.
Discussion open until December 31, 2020.
DOI: 10.28927/SR.433497