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csXception®: First Steps to Provide Fault Injection for the Development of Safe Systems in Automotive Industry

  • Ricardo Barbosa
  • Nuno Silva
  • João Mário Cunha
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7869)

Abstract

The increasing complexity on the vehicles electrical and/or electronic components has introduced a challenge to automotive safety. Standardization efforts have already been made, leading to the ISO-26262 functional safety and the AUTOSAR architecture definition, providing a development process that addresses safety and quality issues. With the goal of ensuring safety properties, this paper presents a fault injection tool (csXception®), developed by Critical Software, and the first steps towards injecting faults on ARM® Cortex-M3 microcontroller using the SCIFI technique for assessing AUTOSAR systems.

Keywords

Fault Injection automotive safety csXception® ISO-26262 AUTOSAR SCIFI 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ricardo Barbosa
    • 1
  • Nuno Silva
    • 1
  • João Mário Cunha
    • 1
  1. 1.Critical Software, S.A., Parque Industrial de TaveiroCoimbraPortugal

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