Risk : a multidisciplinary introduction / Claudia Kluppelberg, Daniel Straub, Isabell M. Welpe, editors.
Contributor(s): Kluppelberg, Claudia | Straub, Daniel | Welpe, Isabell M.Call number: 302.12 R595 Material type: BookPublisher: Cham, Germany : Springer, c2014. Description: x, 476 p. : ill., charts.ISBN: 9783319044859 (hbk.).Subject(s): Risk -- Sociological aspects | Risk -- Moral and ethical aspects | Risk assessment | Risk perception | Risk management
Risk in historical perspective: concepts, contexts, and conjunctions -- Risk management and business ethics: integrating the human factor -- Decision-making under risk: a normative and behavioral perspective -- The new role of mathematical risk modeling and its importance for society -- The mathematical concept of measuring risk -- Quantifying extreme risks -- Statistical models for the prediction of genetic values -- Bayesian risk analysis -- Dealing with dependent risks -- Model risk and uncertainty - illustrated with examples from mathematical finance -- Cost-benefit analysis -- Engineering risk assessment -- Integrated modeling of complex production automation systems to increase dependability -- Information technology risks: an interdisciplinary challenge -- Risk issues in developing novel user interfaces for human-computer interaction -- Translational risk models -- Risk reduction of cervical cancer through HPV screening and vaccination - assumptions and reality.