News tagged with risk analysis

Improving risk-cost-benefit analysis

The effects of new technologies and discoveries—from nuclear power to medical treatments —often must be inferred long before they are experienced, forcing policymakers to rely on risk, cost and benefit analyses when deciding ...

dateOct 29, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Better non-functional security tests for software

The integration of digital expert knowledge and automation of risk analyses can greatly improve software test procedures and make cloud computing more secure. This is shown by the latest results of a project by the Austrian ...

dateSep 15, 2014 in Software
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How math helps stop oil spills and plane crashes

Jason Merrick, Ph.D., says that his daughters tell people that their father stops oil spills, plane crashes and terrorist attacks with math. That's one way to describe Merrick's research, which at its core involves developing ...

dateDec 20, 2013 in Mathematics
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Aeration tube makes swimming safer

Accidents with pool grilles result in fatalities every year. Pool owners and builders are hardly aware of the risks of suction entrapment. UT student Joost Avezaat studied the technical safety of water circulation systems ...

dateApr 04, 2013 in Other
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