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Four major sources of uncertainty typically encountered in the analysis of operational data are: randomness of the events; variation between data sources; uncertainty in counting or classifying the events; and uncertainty in modelling the process. This note outlines a Bayesian method for dealing with the third source, and describes two studies in which the approach was used with data from United States nuclear power plants.

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Authors: ATWOOD C, JRC Ispra (IT);GENTILLON C, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Idaho Falls (US)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: ESREL 96, Creta (US), June 24-28, 1996
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 39964 ORA
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