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Titel: Safer Systems. Proceedings of the Fifth ...
Verlag: Springer, London
Einband: Soft cover
Zustand: Very Good
283p silver paperback, binding tight, text clean and fresh, appears hardly used, a nice copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 165960
Inhaltsangabe: The contributions to this book are the invited papers presented at the fifth annual Safety-critical Systems Symposium. They cover a broad spectrum of issues affecting safety, from a philosophical appraisal to technology transfer, from requirements analysis to assessment, from formal methods to artificial intelligence and psychological aspects. They touch on a number of industry sectors, but are restricted to none, for the essence of the event is the transfer of lessons and technologies between sectors. All address practical issues and of fer useful information and advice. Contributions from industrial authors provide evidence of both safety con sciousness and safety professionalism in industry. Smith's on safety analysis in air traffic control and Rivett's on assessment in the automotive industry are informative on current practice; Frith's thoughtful paper on artificial intelli gence in safety-critical systems reflects an understanding of questions which need to be resolved; Tomlinson's, Alvery's and Canning's papers report on collaborative projects, the first on results which emphasise the importance of human factors in system development, the second on the development and trial of a comprehensive tool set, and the third on experience in achieving tech nology transfer - something which is crucial to increasing safety.
Inhaltsangabe: The field of safety-critical systems covers computer systems in hazardous applications. As traditional means of control such as relays are replaced by software, the field is rapidly expanding and increasing in importance. It is formed by the convergence of software engineering and safety engineering, and its criticality emphasises the importance of a number of other disciplines, such as human factors, management, psychology, sociology and quality. This volume contains the invited papers presented at the fifth annual Safety-critical Systems Symposium . They cover a broad spectrum of issues affecting safety, from a philosophical appraisal to technology transfer, intelligence and psychological aspects. They touch on a number of industry sectors, but are restricted to none, for the essence of the event is the transfer of lessons and technologies between sectors. All address practical issues and offer useful information and advice.
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