Causal Reasoning about Aircraft Accidents

  • Peter B. Ladkin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1943)


We show how objective, rigorous causal reasoning in the analysis of air transportation accidents can improve our understanding of the factors involved in those accidents, by considering two high-profile digital-automation-related air transport accidents.


Causal Factor Causal Reasoning Source Process Fault Tree Analysis Accident Investigation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter B. Ladkin
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  1. 1.Faculty of TechnologyUniversity of BielefeldGermany

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