Accession Number : AD0729857

Title :   An Information Theoretic Approach to Risk.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ABERDEEN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Shear,Ralph E. ; Taylor,Malcolm S.

Report Date : MAY 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : A generalized methodology has been developed to assess the risk associated with decisions based upon incomplete knowledge. The methodology is proposed for use in the USATECOM Suitability Testing Program. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DECISION THEORY, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING), (*ARMY EQUIPMENT, *RELIABILITY), INFORMATION THEORY, TEST METHODS, STATISTICAL TESTS, QUALITY CONTROL, UNCERTAINTY, PROBABILITY

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE