Research Programme

  • The Scientific Planning Committee of IHDP-IRG Project
  • Qian Ye
Chapter
Part of the IHDP-Integrated Risk Governance Project Series book series (IHDP-IRGPS)

Abstract

Modern risk governance is relying to a large extent on quantitative methods. These come in two major kinds, one close to the world of engineers, the other to the world of economists. Both rely on mathematical concepts and methods, and both are embedded in discourses of a less formalized kind, drawing on notions form the world of the humanities. One of the most important notions of this kind when dealing with risk and uncertainty is the idea of individual rationality.

Keywords

Wenchuan Earthquake Early Warning System Entry Transition Collective Rationality Bayesian Belief Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • The Scientific Planning Committee of IHDP-IRG Project
    • 1
  • Qian Ye
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Normal UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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