Virtual Reality as Tool for Supporting the Human Failure Probabilities Estimation

  • S. Colombo
  • G. Biardi
  • P. C. Cacciabue


The thorough inclusion of Human Reliability Analysis (HRA) into quantitative risk assessment remains nowadays a quite difficult and complex exercise, the reasons probably laying on both the inherent difficulties associated with the elicitation of adequate human reliability data, and the absence of a generically accepted formal methodological scheme that enables to systematically include human factors in the analysis.


Virtual Reality Automatic Device Quantitative Risk Assessment Situation Assessment Expert Evidence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Colombo
    • 1
  • G. Biardi
    • 1
  • P. C. Cacciabue
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria ChimicaPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.European Commission — Joint Research CentreInstitute for the Protection and Security of the CitizenIspraItaly

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