Chapter 7

Reactive and Proactive Approaches

Tutorials and Example

G.E. Scarponi1, N. Paltrinieri2,3, F. Khan4,  and V. Cozzani1     1University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy     2Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway     3SINTEF Technology and Society, Trondheim, Norway     4Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, NL, Canada


Bayesian inference-based dynamic risk assessment (BIDRA) and the risk barometer represent two different approaches that may be adopted for dynamic evaluation of accident frequency. BIDRA is a methodology for reactive risk assessment based on Bayesian inference, whereas the risk barometer is based on real-time indicator monitoring aiming to support proactive assessment of risk. This ...

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