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2004
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A Method and Tool Support for Model-based Semi-automated Failure Modes and Effects Analysis of Engineering Designs
Limitations in scope but also difficulties with the efficiency and scalability of present algorithms seem to have so far limited the industrial uptake of existing automated FMEA t...
Yiannis Papadopoulos, David Parker 0002, Christian...
SCS
2004
8 years 5 months ago
Contract-Based Justification for COTS Component within Safety Critical Applications
Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software components are being used within complex safety-critical applications. However, to use them with confidence, it is necessary to ensure tha...
Fan Ye, Tim Kelly
SCS
2004
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Engineering Judgement
Engineers who develop safety-related systems are required to work to remarkably high standards: SIL 1, the lowest classification recognised by the international standard IEC 61508...
Martyn Thomas
SCS
2004
8 years 5 months ago
Complex Reactive Real Time Systems and the Safety Case
Complex reactive real time systems are systems of systems that interact with the external world to perform selections of tasks in real time. They may be required to carry out sele...
Gordon R. Stone
SCS
2004
8 years 5 months ago
COTS - Size Does Matter
Railways, like a lot of industries are becoming increasingly reliant on programmable technology for safety. The development of railway technology is however largely driven through...
George Nikandros
SCS
2004
8 years 5 months ago
Causal Analysis of the ACAS/TCAS Sociotechnical System
Sociotechnical systems are those which rely not only on technology but on humans and social organisation for their adequate functioning. The analysis of sociotechnical systems pose...
Peter B. Ladkin
SCS
2004
8 years 5 months ago
Eliciting Measures of Value for Health and Safety
Many transport policies and innovations are liable to have implications for human health and safety. How should such implications be weighed against the other costs and benefits? ...
Michael Jones-Lee, Graham Loomes
SCS
2004
8 years 5 months ago
HazLog: Tool Support for Hazard Management
Industry is increasingly adopting software and system safety standards that mandate the use of hazard logs in the development and operation of safety critical systems. Hazard logs...
Christian Hamoy, David Hemer, Peter A. Lindsay
SCS
2004
8 years 5 months ago
On Wheels, Nuts and Software
In this paper I examine the issue of whether we can trust software systems and put forward an argument that in an absolute sense the answer must necessarily be no for a multitude ...
Michael Ellims
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