publication . Doctoral thesis . 2018

Risk assessment of emerging technologies using Bayesian networks

Sheehan, Barry;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: University of Limerick
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
peer-reviewed The benefits of emerging technologies are often recognized prior to the acknowledgement of potential barriers such as legal restrictions, regulatory scrutiny or liability conundrums. Consequently, supervisory bodies and insurance companies often lag behind in the identification, assessment, response and control of new risks conceived by these innovations. Lack of empirical data on the likelihood or consequence of adverse events inhibits traditional risk analysis techniques. This reactive process poses a considerable threat to the safety of end-users, to insurance companies’ sustainability and to the public’s trust in the regulatory institutions res...
Subjects
free text keywords: Bayesian networks, emerging technologies, legal restrictions
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