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Applications of fuzzy ranking methods to risk-management decisions
Author(s): Harold A. Mitchell; James C. Carter
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Paper Abstract

The Department of Energy is making significant improvements to its nuclear facilities as a result of more stringent regulation, internal audits, and recommendations from external review groups. A large backlog of upgrades has resulted. Currently, a prioritization method is being utilized which relies on a matrix of potential consequence and probability of occurrence. The attributes of the potential consequences considered include likelihood, exposure, public health and safety, environmental impact, site personnel safety, public relations, legal liability, and business loss. This paper describes an improved method which utilizes fuzzy multiple attribute decision methods to rank proposed improvement projects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2061, Applications of Fuzzy Logic Technology, (22 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165029
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Harold A. Mitchell, Earth Technology Corp. (United States)
James C. Carter, J. C. Carter Associates, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2061:
Applications of Fuzzy Logic Technology
Bruno Bosacchi; James C. Bezdek, Editor(s)

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