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uncertainty
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
The condition in which reasonable knowledge regarding risks, benefits, or the future is not available.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137173.rdf
Source
Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN)
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137173
Broader Term
probability
Narrower Term
model uncertainty
parameter uncertainty
scenario uncertainty
Related Term
accuracy
estimation
margin of safety
precautionary principle
risk
risk analysis
risk characterization
safety factor
uncertainty analysis
variability
variance
weight-of-evidence
Spanish
incertidumbre
Term Number
137173