Risk Assessment to Support Liability Allocation Performed by the System GUI Analysis

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 11)

Abstract

Main productive, administrative and social organizations represent interconnected socio-technical systems, namely, complex systems constituted by technical artifacts, social artifacts and humans. The Graphical User Interface (GUI) is a system interaction approach which allows different actors (human, software, …) of involved organizations to interact with each other by manipulating graphical objects. Often, these complex systems require sophisticated interfaces characterized by dynamic components which can provide information about system behavior. In this paper we present a research in progress, related to the integration of a paradigm borrowed by risk theory, within a tool for the evaluation of software systems through the analysis of visual components of its interface. The idea is to support organizations to define and properly allocate liability among system actors in order to identify recurring errors to possibly evaluate a potential reengineering of the system.

Keywords

Systems analysis Risk assessment Failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) Errors liability Graphical user interface (GUI) evaluation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Cassino
    • 1
  • A. Vozella
    • 2
  • G. Gigante
    • 2
  • D. Pascarella
    • 2
  1. 1.Università degli Studi della BasilicataPotenzaItaly
  2. 2.Italian Aerospace Research CentreCapuaItaly

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