What is ... Risk?

This page hosts information on Samuel Drapeau's talk "What is ... Risk?" at the "What is ...?" seminar. The talk will take place on Friday, February 3, 1:00pm at the BMS Loft at Urania. This talk will help you better understand the talk by Michael Kupper, which will start at 2pm.

We will again be ordering delivery pizza. If you would like to order pizza with us, please arrive to the "What is ...?" seminar by 12:45pm.


Risk as a notion, even if very intuitive, is still ambiguous. In this seminar, we will briefly discuss the characteristics of risk and how it can then be modeled and studied mathematically. Finally, we discuss the insights we gain from various interpretations of this approach.


Topic revision: r1 - 30 Jan 2012, MimiTsuruga
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