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Specifying the frequency of an initiator threatening the safety of a complex system where the available data is not directly relevant

  • Julian Argirov
Conference paper

Abstract

A method based on the two-stage Bayesian procedure is presented. It specifies the sources of generic information for a number of populations regarding the relevance of their data to a given complex system. The method is demonstrated in a case study.

Keywords

Fire Safety Research Reactor Fire Event Nuclear Installation Large Transformer 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian Argirov
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  1. 1.Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear EnergySofiaBulgaria

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