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Formal Methods and Dependability

  • Cliff B. Jones
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1837)

Abstract

This paper sets out a programme of work in the area of dependability. The research is to be pursued under the aegis of a six-year Inter-Disciplinary Research Collaboration funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The aim is to to consider computer-based systems which comprise humans as well as hardware and software. The aim here is to indicate how formal methods ideas, coupled with structuring proposals, can help address a problem which clearly also requires social science input.

Keywords

Human Error Physical Science Research Council Triple Modular Redundancy Hoare Logic Mode Confusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cliff B. Jones
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  1. 1.Department of Computing ScienceUniversity of NewcastleUK

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