Power Means in Success Likelihood Index Method

  • Emilio Torres-ManzaneraEmail author
  • Susana Montes
  • Irene Díaz
  • Lucía Zapico
  • Baltasar Gil
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 643)


The Successive Likelihood Index Method establishes the degree of liability, and therefore the corresponding compensation, of the various errors that have caused an accident. From an expert judgment, the successive likelihood index of each error is calculated by a weighted arithmetic mean of their opinions. In this work we have considered other averaging functions for aggregating this information and we have studied their behavior. In particular, we have studied in detail the case of power means applied to the accident of the oil tanker Aegean Sea.


Weighted power means Success Likelihood Index Aegean Sea 



The research in this communication has been supported in part by MINECO-TIN2014-59543-P and by PCTI-Estancias de personal investigador en empresas del Principado de Asturias. Their financial supports are gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emilio Torres-Manzanera
    • 1
    Email author
  • Susana Montes
    • 1
  • Irene Díaz
    • 2
  • Lucía Zapico
    • 2
  • Baltasar Gil
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Statistics and O.R.University of OviedoOviedoSpain
  2. 2.Department of Computer SciencesUniversity of OviedoOviedoSpain
  3. 3.ESM Research InstituteOviedoSpain

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