Risk - A Multidisciplinary Introduction

  • Claudia Klüppelberg
  • Daniel Straub
  • Isabell M. Welpe

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Risk in History, Society and Science

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christoph Luetge, Eberhard Schnebel, Nadine Westphal
      Pages 37-61
  3. Quantitative Risk Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Francesca Biagini, Thilo Meyer-Brandis, Gregor Svindland
      Pages 133-150
    3. Vicky Fasen, Claudia Klüppelberg, Annette Menzel
      Pages 151-181
    4. Chris-Carolin Schön, Valentin Wimmer
      Pages 183-205
    5. Claudia Czado, Eike Christian Brechmann
      Pages 207-240
    6. Claudia Klüppelberg, Robert Stelzer
      Pages 241-277
  4. Risk Treatment in Various Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-307
    2. Jutta Roosen
      Pages 309-331
    3. Daniel Straub
      Pages 333-362
    4. Michael Schermann, Manuel Wiesche, Stefan Hoermann, Helmut Krcmar
      Pages 387-405
    5. Gudrun Klinker, Manuel Huber, Marcus Tönnis
      Pages 407-439
    6. Donna Pauler Ankerst, Vanadin Seifert-Klauss, Marion Kiechle
      Pages 441-458
    7. Leonore Thümer, Ulrike Protzer, Vanadin Seifert-Klauss
      Pages 459-476

About this book


This is a unique book addressing the integration of risk methodology from various fields. It stimulates intellectual debate and communication across disciplines, promotes better risk management practices and contributes to the development of risk management methodologies. Book chapters explain fundamental risk models and measurement, and address risk and security issues from diverse areas such as finance and insurance, health sciences, life sciences, engineering and information science. Integrated Risk Sciences is an emerging field, that considers risks in different fields aiming at a common language, and at sharing and improving methods developed in different fields.

Readers should have a Bachelor degree and at least one basic university course in statistics and probability. The main goal of the book is to provide basic knowledge on risk and security in a common language; the authors have taken particular care to ensure that each chapter can be understood by doctoral students and researchers across disciplines. Each chapter provides simple case studies and examples, open research questions and discussion points, and a selected bibliography inviting the reader to further studies.


decision-making under risk extreme event risk integrated risk modeling probabilistic modeling for dependent risks reliability analysis risk reduction statistical risk analysis

Editors and affiliations

  • Claudia Klüppelberg
    • 1
  • Daniel Straub
    • 2
  • Isabell M. Welpe
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMunich University of TechnologyMunichGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Civil, Geo and Environmental EngineeringMunich University of TechnologyMunichGermany
  3. 3.TUM School of ManagementMunich University of TechnologyMunichGermany

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