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Mean-Value First-Order Saddlepoint Approximation Based Collaborative Optimization for Multidisciplinary Problems under Aleatory Uncertainty," Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology.
The mixed uncertainty propagated from input parameters to systems output needs to be quantified for structure reliability analysis when aleatory and epistemic uncertainties exist.
Self-insurance is a form of internal insurance which, regardless of the accounting approach adopted, involves the provisioning or allocation of capital to a risk fund which may be used in order to cover the negative relationships between the various distribution functions consequences of aleatory events.
Aleatory uncertainty is not reducible, because it relates to innate or natural variability in environmental modelling (and it is sometimes referred to as stochastic uncertainty).
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).
The quest to control and make purposive everything that is put into the frame, to eliminate as much as possible the aleatory and unplanned, renders children and animals potential rogue elements in an economically rationalist operation.
In a manner that works against despising all that is impersonal, aleatory, mechanical about time ("Time's mindless rote"), it is through chance openings that these occluded publication projects were revisited even as The Prelude, via the leaks of Coleridge, De Quincey, and others--but also because of its very conception as a performative, intersubjective bridge--"remained unknown and yet not a secret" (31).
The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos.
The Civil Code of 1864 devoted three articles to the contract of gaming and betting in the Title 13 About aleatory contracts, Chapter I About aleatory contracts in general, according to which: "The law gives no action to pay a debt in the game or wager" (Article 1636); "The games that contribute to physical exercises are exempted, as follows: weapons, races on foot, horseback or by cart and the bike.
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":
A sale shall be aleatory even though the determination of the price is conditional upon an assessment of the thing sold.
Through that chink pour all kinds of surreal possibilities--so much so that the surrealists, among others, deliberately courted such possibilities through aleatory techniques, as with Exquisite Corpse.