Session 15

Capturing uncertainty: learning, research, teaching

Presenters/facilitators:
Professor William Wong, Professor Computing Science, Middlesex University London
Professor Ifan Shepherd, Professor GeoBusiness, Middlesex University London
Dr. Sylvia Gottschalk, Finance, Director of Finance Programmes,
Middlesex University London Professor Mandeep Dhami, Professor in  Decision Psychology, Middlesex University London  
Lisa Marzano, Associate Professor in Psychology, Middlesex University London 
John Watt, Associate Professor in Risk Management, Middlesex University London
Dr Chris Rooney, Researcher Visual Analytics, Middlesex University London
Dr Neesha Kodagoda, Operations Manager & Senior Researcher Visual Analytics, Middlesex University London

Abstract: 
We will discuss how the concept of uncertainty is dealt with in different contexts including intelligence analysis, business, economics and finance, and clinical, legal and forensic psychology. We will consider the sorts of data and methods used to capture uncertainty in order to research and teach it. These can have lasting and significant impacts on society.  

Key words:
Uncertainty, mitigation strategies, learning, teaching, research, measurement, identification, real-world cases.