12. Event Tree and Decision Tree Analysis

  1. Lee T. Ostrom and
  2. Cheryl A. Wilhelmsen

Published Online: 11 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309629.ch12

Risk Assessment: Tools, Techniques, and their Applications

Risk Assessment: Tools, Techniques, and their Applications

How to Cite

Ostrom, L. T. and Wilhelmsen, C. A. (2012) Event Tree and Decision Tree Analysis, in Risk Assessment: Tools, Techniques, and their Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309629.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470892039

Online ISBN: 9781118309629

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Keywords:

  • event tree and decision tree analysis, success ending with outcome;
  • event tree, graphical of possible events in accident sequence;
  • event tree with path probabilities, for events, combined using Boolean logic;
  • decision analysis, and associated tree analysis of decisions made under risk;
  • new voltage regulator testing and the Chernobyl event tree, aiding analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Event Trees

  • Decision Trees

  • Case Study: Chernobyl

  • Summary

  • References