Performer selection in Human Reliability analysis: D numbers approach

Jie Zhao, Yong Deng

Abstract


Dependence assessment among human errors in human reliability analysis (HRA) is an significant issue. Many previous works discussed the factors influencing the dependence level but failed to discuss how these factors like "similarity of performers" determine the final result. In this paper, the influence of performers on HRA is focused, in addition, a new way of D numbers which is usually used to handle with the multiple criteria decision making (MCDM) problems is introduced as well to determine the optimal performer. Experimental result demonstrates the validity of proposed methods in choosing the best performers with lowest the conditional human error probability (CHEP) under the same circumstance.

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Human reliability analysis (HRA), D numbers, D-S evidence theory, multiple criteria decision making (MCDM), nuclear power plant

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