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Master thesis: Can drones improve detection and treatment of potato late blight?

Early detection and recommendation of higher precision in treatment of late blight in potato crops by using drone photos is the title of a Master Thesis by Anna Lindéus at the Risk Master program at Lund University (LTH). It has been developed in a collaboration with the Centre of Environmental and Climate research and Vultus. The supervisors have been Ullrika … Continue reading

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The perfect gift for Xmas – a game about guessing

This game is a blessing, to practice your skills in guessing. Accuracy and precision, are good for a decision. Although being uncertain might seem less, it can lead to success. Relax your winter holiday with computer games about uncertainty The Climate-KIC Ideator project Gaming for better decisions under uncertainty is led by Ullrika Sahlin at CEC. The project aims to develop games … Continue reading

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Highly productive meeting on gamification for uncertainty and decision making

For two days in November experts on decision theory, statistics and risk analysis met at Lund University to Come up with ideas for a game to motivate people to learn more about expressing uncertainty and making decisions under uncertainty Identify target theory and concepts to demonstrate in the game Test the ideas on game prototypes It was a successful meeting … Continue reading

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Test our forthcoming game for uncertainty!

Do you want to be part of a testing group for the development of a computer game about expressing uncertainty and making decisions? This is something for you who Has an ability to give constructive feedback on your experience of playing a simple computer game A tiny interest in knowing more about how to guess with uncertainty and choose between … Continue reading

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Fruitful interactions at the 3rd Nordic Chapter risk conference

We had a great meeting at beautiful Aalto University, Esboo, Finland. Check out the twitter flow on #sran17 Conference web page      

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Bayesian talk on how to use computers to analyse data – REACH Meeting

Ullrika gave a talk on Bayesian Inference at the upcoming REACH  Discussion Meeting on 27 October in Lund Link to the talk and some files are here: My talk followed directly after a talk about Machine Learning which is a very nice

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Gaming for better decision making – one winner at Climate-Kic Nordic Ideation Day

The project Gaming for better decision making was one of the winners at the Climate-Kic Nordic Ideation Day in Aarhus August 23 2017. Ullrika was there pitching it in front of a jury. Great day with a lot of positive feedback and useful connections. Gaming for better decisions under uncertainty is a project with the aim to develop a computer … Continue reading

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The 3rd Nordic Chapter Risk conference in Finland – Call for abstracts

The Nordic Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) invites abstracts to the 3rd conference which will be held at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland, November 2-3, 2017. (20 minutes’ bus trip from Helsinki). The theme of the conference “Risk and Security” highlights the role risk plays in relation to security. If you attend this conference you can listen to talks … Continue reading

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The Bayes@ concept

Bayes@: Approachable mini conferences on applied Bayesian statistics A Bayes@ mini-conference is a (more or less) local one day event bring together people working with or interested in Bayesian methods. Bayes@ events aims at being accessible to people with little experience of Bayesian methods while still being relevant to experienced practitioners. The focus is on how Bayesian methods are used … Continue reading

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Workshop on Bayesian Networks for risk assessment and decision making

We had a successful workshop on Bayesian Networks in risk assessment and decision making in Lund March 28 and 29th, 2017. This workshop was financed by the research school ClimBEco. Local organisers were Indrani Hazel Govender and Ullrika Sahlin. Tuesday March 28th Introduction to Bayesian Networks for risk and impact assessment to support decision making. This introduction was attended by 30 … Continue reading

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