Guest editorial: treatment of aleatory
and epistemic uncertainty in performance assessments for complex systems: Elsevier.
risks concern events whose probability can be calculated, ex ante or ex post.
2007): (i) aleatory
uncertainty (statistical variability); and (if) epistemic uncertainty (lack of knowledge).
In everyday life power can more easily discipline individual bodies, yet during an aleatory
event--whether a famine, flood, earthquake, or terrorist attack--power targets the population through interventions whose outcomes are premised upon health and demographic statistics that function to "optimize a state of life" of an entire population (Foucault, 2003, page 246).
In contrast to Vito Corleone, director Francis Ford Coppola conveys a deep appreciation for "rogue elements" and the "aleatory
and unplanned." He entertains such elements to explore the faults in the "rationalist operation" of patriarchal, logocentric law.
The new Civil Code regulates within three articles (Articles 2264-2266) the gambling and betting, as subspecies of aleatory
Two different uncertainty sources are involved in reliability engineering: aleatory
uncertainty and epistemic uncertainty [1-3].
Brenet's style is described as eclectic, using atonal, non-serial language in which aleatory
techniques are employed.
Consider their critique of The Avant-Garde Finds Andy Hardy (1998) where Robert Ray mobilizes Surrealism in the form of automatism and aleatory
practices to explore the elective affinity between film noir and the 1941 film, Life Begins for Andy Hardy.
Mallarme's imagining of the empirical randomness of modernity makes him the intellectual grandfather of the author of After Finitude who expounds on the aleatory
(from Latin alea, die) as an illustration of the limited contingency allowed by "unalterable physical laws":