Synergy can open new horizons but it can also create uncertainties and hazards for the risk managers, for the people exposed to the risks, and also for the society. To get the most effective use of an integrated human-computer system, ...
Author: Giampiero Beroggi
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Category: Technology & Engineering
Advances in information technology provide opportunities for the development of computer systems that support risk managers in complex tasks. Leading experts report on the potentials and limitations concerning the use of computer systems in risk management. Their reports are based on many years of experience in their fields which include: risk analysis, systems engineering, geographic information systems, decision support systems, human--machine systems, and psychology. The book addresses four major issues in computer supported risk management: Conceptual aspects: the role, design, and use of computers in risk management Planning and policy analysis: transportation, equity analysis, emergency management, group decision making Operational decision making: nuclear power monitoring, emergency response, public safety warning, satellite tracking Commercial applications: GIS from IIASA, InterClair from IAEA, EPA software, cleanup decision support software survey. This book is meant for researchers, who will find the emerging issues in risk management that are motivated by the encounter of new tasks and novel technology; practitioners who will have descriptions and references of the state-of-the-art models and software; and students who will learn the basic concepts needed to develop advanced information and decision support systems in risk management.
Proceedings of the IFIP TC5/WG5.11 Working Conference on Computer Support for Environmental Impact Assessment, ... a land development decision support system ( LDDSS ) which is part of a more general risk management decision support ...
Author: Giorgio Guariso
Publisher: North Holland
Category: Business & Economics
Any choice with a significant impact on the environment should, in principle, be the outcome of a political process reflecting the social preferences of everyone involved. Unfortunately, this ideal procedure requires a level of time and money that does not justify its application for planning each specific intervention. Different methods, mainly derived from traditional investment analyses, have been proposed for providing a rational basis for environmental decisions that cannot be analysed through a public debate. These methods have proved inadequate, however, and are being replaced by Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) as a less formal, but more applicable, method of incorporating environmental considerations in the decision process. Though the interpretation of EIA differs among various national and regional laws, it is now widely accepted as a potentially useful aid and is becoming a routine procedure for environmental planning and management in many countries. Computers can help to make EIA as explicit and repeatable as possible by supplying tools supporting its various phases.This book addresses topics such as the use of databases and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in the first screening phase, the development of mathematical models or expert systems to predict the impacts, and the use of multicriteria methodologies to support the final choice. Actual implementations of integrated computer systems that can be used throughout the decision process are also described.
... Countries by Overseas Development Administration Reviewed by John MacArthur Computer Supported Risk Management edited by E G Beroggi and W A Wallace Reviewed by Bridget Buder Training Package E06: Environmental Impact Assessment by ...
Without data systems support a study of the magnitude of the EDqi could not have been successfully completed. REFERENCES AUTOMATED AND COMPUTER-ASSISTED PATHOLOGY SUPPORT FOR A LARGE CHRONIC STUDY. 1 . Cranmer, M.F., Lawrence, L.R., ...
There are nine supported projects in the JFIT CSCW Programme , eight of which are consortia projects ; as follows . ... More effective early design , and improved risk assessment , will lead to increased business profitability .
Author: Kathy Spurr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
In recent years, globalization of the market place has presented new challenges for co-operative working. Organizations must assemble team members having varying skills and experiences, in widely dispersed locations dealing with several issues such as overall strategy, analysis, design, marketing, production and administration. CSCW represents a field of high activity in terms of new tools and technological advances. As well as descriptions of a selection of tools available in the marketplace, details of practical experience and suggestions for future development from those involved in the design, use and management of facilities for CSCW are included in this text.
A Computer-aided Strategy John Millar Carroll ... Physical Access Control 105 Opportunities for Liquid Leakage 106 Inappropriate Geographical Location 106 Lack of Management Support for Security 107 Insecure or Nonexistent Media Storage ...
The Tracking and Tracing Challenge for the Food Sector - concept and management support in commodities Gerhard ... for improvements in logistics efficiency , risk control and the delivery of guarantees for food safety and quality .
Author: Fedro S. Zazueta
Publisher: American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers