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aleatory

adj. uncertain; usually applied to insurance contracts in which payment is dependent on the occurrence of a contingent event, such as injury to the insured person in an accident or fire damage to his insured building.

aleatory

(Perilous), adjective adventurous, beset with perils, dangerous, endangered, exposed, exposed to risk, fraught with danger, full of risk, hazardous, imperiled, minatory, ominous, parlous, precarious, riskful, risky, treacherous, unsafe, venturesome, venturous

aleatory

(Uncertain), adjective alterable, ambiguous, capricious, changeable, changeful, depending, dubious, equivocal, in question, incalculable, indefinite, mutable, not fixed, open, permutable, protean, undecided, unsettled, unstable, unsure, variable
Associated concepts: aleatory contract
See also: speculative
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nX]} represents the aleatory uncertainty variables described by probability distributions.
Aleatory risks concern events whose probability can be calculated, ex ante or ex post.
Figure 2 shows a framework for incorporation of aleatory and epistemic uncertainties, the so-called Global Representation of Uncertainty in the Modelling Process (GRUMP).
Here, aleatory phenomena, whether floods or bornb attacks, and the velocity of reactionary formal and informal responses by central government become a measure of centralizing 'scale jumping' (Blackburn, 2014): central government appears to think and act more rapidly at a distance than local actors.
For the director of The Godfather, filmic images carry the same deconstructive potential as the nonhuman, the "animal," and the aleatory.
The new Civil Code regulates within three articles (Articles 2264-2266) the gambling and betting, as subspecies of aleatory contracts.
Her early works dating from 1940-1960 are written in an American neo-classicism style, and her later works, post-1960, exhibit 12-tone, serial, aleatory, and tonal modifications and microtones.
This is precisely what the example of the dice-throw shows: an aleatory sequence can only be generated on condition that the dice preserve their structure from one throw to the next.
In this context, state-run lotteries and other forms of aleatory gambling are popular.
These include: dualism versus Babylonian thought; organic versus atomistic; mathematical and ordinary logic; conventionalism; event regularities; 'situated rationality'; aleatory and epistemic uncertainty; and subjective and objective uncertainty.
The list: fracturing, fragmented, decentering, obliquity, absurdist, asymmetrical, aleatory, simultaneity, instability, reflexivity, elusivity, and so on.