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Author Rajkumar, T. ♦ Guesgen, H.W.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1996
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Chemical analysis ♦ Humans ♦ Risk management ♦ Uncertainty ♦ Fuzzy sets ♦ Sampling methods ♦ Computer science ♦ Risk analysis ♦ Dermis ♦ Testing
Abstract This paper presents a fuzzy exposure model which deals with the uncertainties involved in analysing prolonged (chronic) chemical exposure for humans in risk assessment. The imprecise input information for the exposure model is expressed as fuzzy sets using linguistic variables such as high, low and constant. The risk assessor can extend these fuzzy sets with respect to the data availability. The result obtained from the calculations is a fuzzy number that indicates the life average daily exposure (LADE) to human beings. A case study is illustrated to present the methodology.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput. Sci., Auckland Univ., New Zealand (Rajkumar, T.)
ISBN 0780332806
ISSN 1062922X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-10-14
Publisher Place China
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 410.66 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 1051
Ending Page 1055

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library