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Hazard Analysis of Collision Avoidance System using STPA

Sulaman, Sardar Muhammad LU ; Abbas, Taimoor LU ; Wnuk, Krzysztof LU and Höst, Martin LU (2014) International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2014)
Abstract
As our society becomes more and more dependent on IT systems, failures of these systems can harm more and more people and organizations both public and private. Diligently performing risk and hazard analysis helps to minimize the societal harms of IT system failures. In this paper we present experiences gained by applying the System Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) method for hazard analysis on a forward collision avoidance system. Our main objectives are to investigate effectiveness in terms of the number and quality of identified hazards, and time efficiency in terms of required efforts of the studied method. Based on the findings of this study STPA has proved to be an effective and efficient hazard analysis method for assessing the... (More)
As our society becomes more and more dependent on IT systems, failures of these systems can harm more and more people and organizations both public and private. Diligently performing risk and hazard analysis helps to minimize the societal harms of IT system failures. In this paper we present experiences gained by applying the System Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) method for hazard analysis on a forward collision avoidance system. Our main objectives are to investigate effectiveness in terms of the number and quality of identified hazards, and time efficiency in terms of required efforts of the studied method. Based on the findings of this study STPA has proved to be an effective and efficient hazard analysis method for assessing the safety of a safety-critical system and it requires a moderate level of effort. (Less)
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Hazard analysis, risk analysis, STPA, forward collision, safety critical
host publication
ISCRAM 2014 Conference Proceeding : 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management - 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
publisher
Pennsylvania State University
conference name
International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2014)
conference dates
2014-05-19 - 2014-05-21
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  • scopus:84905818157
ISBN
978-069221194-6
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English
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c44438d6-6935-45e5-96d6-be9489bf0820 (old id 4332022)
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http://idl.iscram.org/files/sulaman/2014/982_Sulaman_etal2014.pdf
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  abstract     = {As our society becomes more and more dependent on IT systems, failures of these systems can harm more and more people and organizations both public and private. Diligently performing risk and hazard analysis helps to minimize the societal harms of IT system failures. In this paper we present experiences gained by applying the System Theoretic Process Analysis (STPA) method for hazard analysis on a forward collision avoidance system. Our main objectives are to investigate effectiveness in terms of the number and quality of identified hazards, and time efficiency in terms of required efforts of the studied method. Based on the findings of this study STPA has proved to be an effective and efficient hazard analysis method for assessing the safety of a safety-critical system and it requires a moderate level of effort.},
  author       = {Sulaman, Sardar Muhammad and Abbas, Taimoor and Wnuk, Krzysztof and Höst, Martin},
  booktitle    = {ISCRAM 2014 Conference Proceeding : 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management},
  isbn         = {978-069221194-6},
  language     = {eng},
  publisher    = {Pennsylvania State University},
  title        = {Hazard Analysis of Collision Avoidance System using STPA},
  url          = {https://lup.lub.lu.se/search/files/6198923/4332036.pdf},
  year         = {2014},
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