Exposure Assessment and Decision​ Analysis

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  • Keil,C.: Mathematical Models for Estimating Occupational Exposure to Chemicals, AIHA Press, 2000
  • Kromhout, H., Oostendorp, Y., Heederik, D., Boleij, J.S.M.: Agreement between qualitative exposure estimates and quantitative exposure measurements. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 12:551-562.(1987)
  • Kromhout, H., Symanski, E., and Rappaport, S.M.: A comprehensive evaluation of within- and between-worker components of occupational exposure to chemical agents. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 37:253-270 (1993).
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  • Lyles, R.H., Kupper, L.L., and Rappaport, S.M.: A Lognormal Distribution-based Exposure Assessment Method for Unbalanced Data. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 41:63-76 (1997).
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Heurists, Biases and Decision Making

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