WIT Press


Safety Case Production

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR980131

Volume

37

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

1,017 kb

Author(s)

J. Allan, J. Williams, G. Gander-Miller, M. Turner , T. Ballantyne & J. Harvey

Abstract

This paper outlines a research project being carried out by a consortium consisting of the University of Birmingham, Railtrack Pic., Transportation Consultants International Limited, W.S. Atkins Rail Ltd., and Praxis Critical Systems Ltd. The project is sponsored by the UK LINK Inland Surface Transport Programme. Its primary objective is to progress automation of the production of safety cases for the railway industry. This paper introduces the project programme, discusses difficulties encountered in the current processes of safety case production, and reports our efforts in the development of a computer-aided tool. 1. Introduction There is an increasing emphasis on saf

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