Merging of Heterogeneous Data Sources on Nuclear Power Plant Operating Experience

  • H. W. Kalfsbeek
  • M. Melis
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The aim of the paper is to outline the process of merging data on safety related nuclear power plant operating experience input to the Abnormal Occurrence Reporting System (AORS) of the Commission of the European Communities. The data coming from different organizations and countries in Europe and abroad, in different languages and with different reporting principles comprise approximately 30.000 event reports The transcoding effort started in february 1984 and is scheduled to end by march 1986. The work has been performed by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) at Ispra, in cooperation with EDRA-Engineering at Milan and CRITA (Centre for advanced technology research) at Pisa.


Nuclear Power Plant Abnormal Event Narrative Description Reporting Criterion Heterogeneous Data Source 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. W. Kalfsbeek
    • 1
  • M. Melis
    • 2
  1. 1.Commission of the European CommunitiesJoint Research Centre Ispra EstablishmentIspra (VA)Italy
  2. 2.EDRA EngineeringMilanoItaly

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