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Appendix F: Risk from the Number of Outcomes We Observe: How Many are There?

  1. Dr. Romney B. Duffey BSc, PhD, FASME scientist manager speaker Principal Scientist ASME Fellow past Chair active member1 and
  2. John W. Saull CEng, FRAeS, DAE aviation regulator executive director head member chairman2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714461.app6

Managing Risk: The Human Element

Managing Risk: The Human Element

How to Cite

Duffey, R. B. and Saull, J. W. (2008) Appendix F: Risk from the Number of Outcomes We Observe: How Many are There?, in Managing Risk: The Human Element, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714461.app6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL), Canada

  2. 2

    International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA), UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699768

Online ISBN: 9780470714461

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Summary

This appendix contains sections titled:

  • The Number of Outcomes: The Hypergeometric Distribution

  • Few Outcomes and many Non-Outcomes: The Binomial and Poisson Distributions

  • The Number of Outcomes: In the Limit

  • The Perfect Learning Limit: Learning from Non-Outcomes

  • The Relative Change in Risk When Operating Multiple Sites

  • References