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Uncertainty: A Typology and Refinements of Existing Concepts
(M E Sharpe IncArmonkEUA, 2011)
Political uncertainty and economic underdevelopment
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2001-06)
Political instability has been emphasized as a major source of uncertainty in Latin America. However, arbitrariness, i.e. the lack of constraints on the government, can also be seen as a major source of uncertainty in ...
Information and uncertainty in today's Latin America
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1993-12)
This paper presents a brief introduction to the topics covered by the Economics of Uncertainty and Information. We focus on the impact of this fields to issues relevant for Latin America.
On the robustness of structural risk optimization with respect to epistemic uncertainties.
In the context of structural design, risk optimization allows one to find a proper point of balance between the concurrent goals of economy and safety. Risk optimization involves the minimization of total expected costs, ...
Uncertainty in a monthly water balance model using the generalized likelihood uncertainty estimation methodology
Hydrological models are simplified representations of natural processes and subject to errors. Uncertainty bounds are a commonly used way to assess the impact of an input or model architecture uncertainty in model outputs. ...
Fuzzy rule-based system for evaluation of uncertainty transaction in cassava Chain
A fuzzy ruled-based system was developed in this study and resulted in an index indicating the level of uncertainty related to commercial transactions between cassava growers and their dealers. The fuzzy system was developed ...
Smiling in the rain: Seven reasons to be positive about uncertainty in hydrological modelling
(Processes Hydrological Processes Vol. 27(7): 1117–1122, 2012-03-30)
Over 20 years ago, the notion of ‘positive uncertainty’ was introduced in the field of psychology (Gelatt, 1989). This was coincident to some developments in the hydrological sciences (e.g. Beven and Binley, 1992; Grayson ...
Uncertainty: individuals, institutions and technology
(Oxford Univ PressOxfordInglaterra, 2004)