Risk Estimators

  • B. R. Wienke
  • T. R. O’Leary
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


Risk estimation on the fly (OTF) or end of dive (EOD) is not yet implemented in dive computers nor planning software. The following suggests appropriate methodology for implementation of both. As dive computers working in the recreational (air and nitrox) depth regime, d < 130 fsw roughly, use GM models for speed and simplicity and dive computers working in the technical (mixed gases and decompression) depth regime, d > 130 fsw, employ BM models, we will define GM risk functions in comparative applications for shallow recreational diving, d < 130 fsw, and BM risk functions in comparative applications for deep and decompression technical diving, d > 130 fsw.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. R. Wienke
    • 1
  • T. R. O’Leary
    • 2
  1. 1.Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA
  2. 2.NAUI Technical Diving OperationsRiverviewUSA

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