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Course Practical Problems in Quantification, May 16-17 2018, Florence

A course on Practical Problems in Quantification is offered free of charge by the University of Florence on May 16-17, 2018.

The course is given in the morning at Dipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni “G. Parenti”. viale Morgagni 57/59 Firenze, Aula 32.

If you would like to attend please confirm your participation via email to abiggeri@disia.unifi.it


First Day
Introduction: Science: is there a crisis? The case of the p-test (Andrea Saltelli)
Prodromes of PNS: Trans-science; Three types of risk assessment: The rainbow diagram and its evolution; Post-normal science & legacy: Facts-Values, Models of Science & Policy, NUSAP (Silvio Funtowicz)
Second Day
Ethics of quantification; Sensitivity auditing; the seven rules with illustrations; Quantitative story telling against hypocognition & socially constructed ignorance; A new grammar for modelling? (Andrea Saltelli and Silvio Funtowicz)
The now of science (Silvio Funtowicz and Andrea Saltelli)

Italian Region of The International Biometric Society; Societa’ Epidemiologia e Prevenzione “G. A. Maccacaro”
Host Organization:
Dipartimento di Statistica, Informatica, Applicazioni “G. Parenti”, Universita’ di Firenze

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