Systems Analytic Models for Fuzzy Risk Estimation

  • Chongfu Huang
  • Da Ruan
Part of the Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing book series (STUDFUZZ, volume 34)


In this contribution we analyse the difficulties of risk estimation on natural disasters in the real world and present a fuzzy mathematical model, based on the principle of information diffusion, to estimate fuzzy risk of natural disasters. Moreover, we illustrate an example, in earthquake engineering, to demonstrate how to use the model Finally, we show that the model is effective for assessing natural disaster risk.


Natural Disaster Disaster Risk Information Diffusion Fuzzy Relation Natural Risk 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chongfu Huang
    • 1
  • Da Ruan
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Resource SciencesBeijing Normal UniversityChina
  2. 2.Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN)MolBelgium

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