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Dealing with Uncertainty in Situation Assessment: towards a Symbolic Approach [article]

Charles Castel, Corine Cossart, Catherine Tessier
2013 arXiv   pre-print
The emphasis is then put on purely symbolic uncertainties: it is shown that they can be dealt with within a purely symbolic framework resulting from a transposition of classical numerical estimation tools  ...  The situation assessment problem is considered, in terms of object, condition, activity, and plan recognition, based on data coming from the real-word em via various sensors.  ...  Hints to deal with such symbolic conjunction uncertainties will be given in the sequel.  ... 
arXiv:1301.7365v1 fatcat:ehrtkdsklvcsrngixkrv5jg2rm

From kinematics to symbolics for situation and threat assessment

W.T. Johnson, I.W. Dall
1999 1999 Information, Decision and Control. Data and Information Fusion Symposium, Signal Processing and Communications Symposium and Decision and Control Symposium. Proceedings (Cat. No.99EX251)  
Aircraft move about in a situation not randomly, but rather for a purpose and with an intent.  ...  A historical and model free description of the objects in a situation can reveal their purpose and intent as expressed by, and realised in, their tracking behaviour.  ...  Future work It is planned in the near future to utilise the ontology described here for Situation Assessment using in a Case Based Reasoning approach in ATTITUDE.  ... 
doi:10.1109/idc.1999.754206 fatcat:77mswdphqnf5bazve5ckdbqqpy

Cooperative situation assessment in a maritime scenario

Alessandro Farinelli, Daniele Nardi, Roberta Pigliacampo, Mirco Rossi, Giuseppe Paolo Settembre
2012 International Journal of Intelligent Systems  
In this paper, we propose a multi-agent based approach to situation assessment, where agents cooperate by sharing local information to reach a common and coherent assessment of situations.  ...  In this context, collaboration among the many actors involved in the situation assessment process is critical in order to achieve a prompt reaction as needed in the operational scenario.  ...  The authors would like to thank Luca Izzotti and Francesco Canini for their support in the earlier stages of the project.  ... 
doi:10.1002/int.21532 fatcat:yoxoy4ra2few5dcjtqor3hazvi

Assessing the Impact of Technology Assessment, Responsible Research and Innovation and Sustainability Research: Towards a Common Methodological Approach

Miltos Ladikas, Julia Hahn, Lei Huang
2022 Sustainability  
The impact of TA, RRI and SR is linked directly, but its assessment requires new thinking in terms of common conceptual and methodological approaches.  ...  a common emphasis on impact in all three fields.  ...  It is evident that we are faced with a situation whereby there is little development in promoting societal impact assessment in STI.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14042014 fatcat:xrty5ba63fek3eb5ceombwrq3u

Computing with Words in Risk Assessment

Jun Liu, Luis Martínez, Hui Wang, Rosa M. Rodríguez, Vasily Novozhilov
2010 International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems  
This paper presents a comprehensive overview of currently known applications of computing with words (CWW) in risk assessment.  ...  linguistic approach for risk assessment; and (5) miscellaneous applications.  ...  The essential ideas of fuzzy risk analysis are to use fuzzy scales to assess risk parameters in order to deal with uncertainties that arise in each phase of the risk assessment process.  ... 
doi:10.1080/18756891.2010.9727710 fatcat:biacmnmktra7npcqvw3qgbcpmq

Attitude Studies by the IAEA/IIASA Risk Assessment Group [chapter]

O. Renn, E. Swaton
1985 Environmental Impact Assessment, Technology Assessment, and Risk Analysis  
Any individual is confronted with a specific object whicb is embedded in a social situation and a cultural context (symbolic meaninq).  ...  cope with uncertainty (3) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-70634-9_15 fatcat:3hgpn4wynjhzhdp5xa6ccjaq34

Airport Investment Risk Assessment Under Uncertainty

Elena M. Capitanul, Carlos A. Nunes Cosenza, Walid El Moudani, Felix Mora Camino
2014 Zenodo  
This communication puts forward a new approach for airport investment risk assessment.  ...  The approach takes explicitly into account the degree of uncertainty in activity levels prediction and proposes milestones for the different stages of the project for minimizing risk.  ...  Fuzzy dual programming has been introduced recently [10] to provide a general framework for dealing with uncertainty approached through the fuzzy dual formalism.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1096322 fatcat:dpilegob5nfnjlxarntxapfirq

Application of Quantum Physics Assumptions for Risk Assessment [chapter]

Marek Rozycki
2020 Risk Assessment [Working Title]  
The current application of new assumptions for risk assessment in the case of road infrastructure allows for the thesis that a change in the approach to risk assessment is necessary in all areas related  ...  Risk assessment is the result of assumptions of people performing it. Therefore, its use may be limited, because in principle it is difficult to predict events that we are not aware of.  ...  the aptness of the risk assessment method, but does not bring us any closer to calculating the actual risk in a particular situation.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.90825 fatcat:72u3237mg5h33f5bzewdlx5lby

Sustainability Assessment [chapter]

2014 Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research  
In principle, we can distinguish two different approaches to dealing with trade-offs: rules and processes.  ...  values, and procedural rules for dealing with these conflicts.  ...  For this reason, they developed an alternative approach for system plan options using a more detailed sustainability assessment framework, which was specified for the use in electricity system planning  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_104113 fatcat:mqdfyomcvventcxywupwskgve4

Introductory Chapter: Risk Management [chapter]

Jorge Rocha, Sandra Oliveira, César Capinha
2020 Risk Management and Assessment  
., under the framework of the project "TRIAD-heaLTh Risk and social vulnerability to Arboviral Diseases in mainland Portugal" [PTDC/GES-OUT/30210/2017] and by the Research Unit UIDB/00295/2020.  ...  In fact, every human being applies tactics to assess situations of risk or hazardous situations, in a more or less conscious way, in the decision-making processes associated with their survival and development  ...  Although the risk does not disappear, this is a way of people dealing with it and gaining a sense of control.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.93553 fatcat:ut3henztlbcfpn7ox54z23apcy

Quantitaive assessment of culture and its usage in accounting / Ilościowa ocena kultury i jej zastosowanie w rachunkowości

Marta Nowak
2016 Prace Naukowe Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu  
Conservatism versus Optimism Preference for a cautious approach to measurement so as to cope with the uncertainty of future events as opposed to a more optimistic, laissez-faire, risktaking approach.  ...  Uncertainty avoidance Degree to which the members of a society feel uncomfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity.  ... 
doi:10.15611/pn.2016.434.15 fatcat:zkrygtsgezhnbakdsslwhabvjm

Data Consistency for Data-Driven Smart Energy Assessment

Gianfranco Chicco
2021 Frontiers in Big Data  
This contribution addresses the previous aspects by highlighting a number of potential issues and the solutions in place in different power and energy system, including the generation, grid and user sides  ...  The process of data gathering and transmission over the communication channels has to be verified to ensure that data are provided in a useful format, and that no external effect has impacted on the correct  ...  Extreme cases deal with the application of IGDT to low-probability high-impact situations found in resilience studies (Salimi et al., 2020) . • When dealing with small-scale uncertainty, the operational  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdata.2021.683682 pmid:34056585 pmcid:PMC8155608 fatcat:jop2piqfo5c65ertvpw72ibthu

Assessing Trust for Determining the Reliability of Information [chapter]

Davide Ceolin, Willem Robert van Hage, Guus Schreiber, Wan Fokkink
2013 Situation Awareness with Systems of Systems  
We describe ongoing work about the quantification of trust assessments in AIS messages, by means of statistical and logical analysis and by enriching AIS messages with information obtained from the Web  ...  However, since the information contained in these messages is not necessarily correct (because, for instance, a malicious sender might want to declare a different identity than its own), in order to properly  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the editors for their effort spent in reviewing this chapter.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6230-9_13 fatcat:edjn5dd2jbbgvodtauqgytzb6e

Risk Management and Assessment [chapter]

2006 Safety and Health for Engineers  
Acknowledgements The project is financed within the framework of the programme of the Minister of Science and Higher Education in Poland under the name "Regional Excellence Initiative" in the years 2019  ...  ., under the framework of the project "TRIAD-heaLTh Risk and social vulnerability to Arboviral Diseases in mainland Portugal" [PTDC/GES-OUT/30210/2017] and by the Research Unit UIDB/00295/2020.  ...  In fact, every human being applies tactics to assess situations of risk or hazardous situations, in a more or less conscious way, in the decision-making processes associated with their survival and development  ... 
doi:10.1002/047175093x.ch35 fatcat:466ebf43bbhb3ittqa2ciegf5a

Biodiversity and agricultural sustainagility: from assessment to adaptive management

Louise Jackson, Meine van Noordwijk, Janne Bengtsson, William Foster, Leslie Lipper, Mirjam Pulleman, Mohammed Said, Jake Snaddon, Raymond Vodouhe
2010 Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability  
, complex pollination systems; and third, wildlife conservation in agricultural areas with high poverty.  ...  Sustainagility refers to the properties and assets of a system that sustain the ability (agility) of agents to adapt and meet their needs in new ways.  ...  A symposium was held on this subject at the DIVERSITAS 2nd Open Science Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, in October 2009.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2010.02.007 fatcat:nyb6yb2rbrflzdzfd42smvi4x4
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