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Title Responsibility and dependable systems / Guy Dewsbury and John Dobson (Eds)
Published London : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 236 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Dependability and Responsibility in Context -- Introduction: Dependability and Responsibility in Context -- Philosophical and Social Aspects -- Responsibility: A Philosophical Perspective -- Responsibility in Practice -- Complex Organisational Responsibilities: The Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry -- Modelling -- Responsibility Modelling: Basic Concepts -- Models for Understanding Responsibilities -- Understanding Failure: The London Ambulance Service Disaster -- New Methods -- Models for Responsibility Assignment -- Causal Responsibility Models -- Modelling in Practice
Summary "Responsibility and Dependable Systems is the first book to examine the relationship between responsibility and system dependability. Systems engineers, computer scientists, social scientists, ergonomists, and management researchers will all benefit from reading the book, and professionals and practitioners making organisational decisions concerning dependable human-computer systems will also find it of value."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Computer systems -- Reliability.
Fault-tolerant computing.
System failures (Engineering)
Form Electronic book
Author Dewsbury, Guy.
Dobson, John E.
LC no. 2006938505
ISBN 9781846286261
9781846286254 (cased)
1846286255 (cased)