Advances in Systems Safety

Proceedings of the Nineteenth Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Southampton, UK, 8-10th February 2011

Editors: Dale, Chris, Anderson, Tom (Eds.)

  • This volume offers a wide-ranging coverage of current safety topics, and a blend of academic research and industrial experience.
  • Includes papers in the following areas: Safety Cases; Projects, Services and Systems of Systems; Systems Safety in Healthcare; Testing Safety-Critical Systems; Technological Matters and Safety Standards.
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Advances in Systems Safety contains the papers presented at the nineteenth annual Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, held at Southampton, UK, in February 2011.

The Symposium is for engineers, managers and academics in the field of system safety, across all industry sectors, so the papers making up this volume offer a wide-ranging coverage of current safety topics, and a blend of academic research and industrial experience. They include both recent developments in the field and discussion of open issues that will shape future progress.

The 17 papers in this volume are presented under the headings of the Symposium’s sessions: Safety Cases; Projects, Services and Systems of Systems; Systems Safety in Healthcare; Testing Safety-Critical Systems; Technological Matters and Safety Standards.

The book will be of interest to both academics and practitioners working in the safety-critical systems arena.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • A New Approach to creating Clear Safety Arguments

    Hawkins, Richard (et al.)

    Pages 3-23

  • Safety Cases – what can we learn from Science?

    Kinnersly, Steve

    Pages 25-40

  • Accounting for Evidence: Managing Evidence for Goal Based Software Safety Standards

    Hamilton, Vivien

    Pages 41-51

  • Distinguishing Fact from Fiction in a System of Systems Safety Case

    Stephenson, Zoä (et al.)

    Pages 55-72

  • A Project Manager’s View of Safety-Critical Systems

    Docker, Thomas

    Pages 73-88

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Softcover $219.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Systems Safety
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the Nineteenth Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Southampton, UK, 8-10th February 2011
Editors
  • Chris Dale
  • Tom Anderson
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-85729-133-2
DOI
10.1007/978-0-85729-133-2
Softcover ISBN
978-0-85729-132-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 315
Number of Illustrations and Tables
62 b/w illustrations
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