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Introduction to Uncertainty Quantification

Ghanem, Roger and Higdon, David and Owhadi, Houman (2016) Introduction to Uncertainty Quantification. In: Handbook of Uncertainty Quantification. Springer , Cham, Switzerland, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-3-319-11259-6.

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Technology, in common with many other activities, tends toward avoidance of risks by investors. Uncertainty is ruled out if possible. People generally prefer the predictable. Few recognize how destructive this can be, how it imposes severe limits on variability and thus makes whole populations fatally vulnerable to the shocking ways our universe can throw the dice.

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