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Safety of Computer Control Systems 1992 (SAFECOMP' 92) - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080418933, 9781483297361

Safety of Computer Control Systems 1992 (SAFECOMP' 92)

1st Edition

Computer Systems in Safety-Critical Applications

Editor: H.H. Frey
eBook ISBN: 9781483297361
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 23rd November 1992
Page Count: 321
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Table of Contents

Section headings and selected papers: Specification. A case study in the analysis of safety requirements, G. Bruns & S. Anderson. Systems and Components. A safety system for close interaction between man and robot, A.-J. Baerveldt. Distributed Systems. A generic failure model for distributed systems, F. Tam & R. Badh. Design and Tools. The verification support environment VSE, P. Baur et al. Software Methods. Practical formal methods for process control engineering, C. Fencott et al. Modelling. Logic modelling of dependable systems, J. Murdoch et al. Issues of Safety in Railway Applications. Proving safety of a railway signalling system incorporating geographic data, M. Ingleby & I. Mitchell. Issues of Systems in Railway Applications. Vital processing by single coded unit, M. J. Martin. Issues of Test and Evaluation in Railway Applications. Practical experience with safety assessment of a system for automatic train control, T. Stalhane & J. F. Lindeberg. Issues of Certification in Avionics Applications. The coded microprocessor certification, P. Ozello. Analysis. Fault diagnosis of a batch of microprocessors, J. Huang & R. David. Issues of Intrusion. An adaptive approach to designing antivirus systems, M. A. Titov et al. Development. Integrity prediction during software development, P. Hall et al. Issues of Security. A framework to support decisions on appropriate security measures, K. Bauknecht & C. Straus. Evaluation. Reliability evaluation of communication networks, M. El Khadiri & G. Rubino. Verification. Combining probabilistic and deterministic verification efforts, W. D. Ehrenberger. Author index. Keyword index.


SAFECOMP '92 advances the state-of-the-art, reviews experiences of the past years, considers the guidance now available and identifies the skills, methods, tools and techniques required for the safety of computer control systems.


For computer scientists, systems technologists and reliability engineers.


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23rd November 1992
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About the Editor

H.H. Frey

Affiliations and Expertise

ABB Transportation Systems Ltd, Zürich, Switzerland