Return to home page
Searching: Muskingum library catalog
We are currently experiencing delivery delays for items requested from other institutions while transitioning to a new statewide delivery service. Please contact your library with questions or advice about alternative resources. Thank you for your patience!
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
Title Structure for dependability : computer-based systems from an interdisciplinary perspective / Denis Besnard, Cristina Gacek and Cliff B. Jones (eds.).
Imprint London : Springer, 2006.

View online
View online
Series AIP series in modern acoustics and signal processing.
Subject Software engineering.
Reliability (Engineering)
Human-computer interaction.
Alt Name Besnard, Denis, 1970-
Gacek, Cristina, 1964-
Jones, C. B. (Cliff B.), 1944-
Description 1 online resource (xii, 305 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Provides an overview of the work in dependable computer-based systems. Topics include fault tolerance, evolution, software development, HCI, architecture certification, dependability arguments, organisations diagrams, time and procedures. This book is useful for system developers, stakeholders, decision makers, policymakers and academics.
Contents The role of structure: a dependability perspective -- The role of structure: a software engineering perspective -- System Properties -- Structuring evolution: on the evolution of socio-technical systems -- Time bands in systems structure -- Human Components -- Procedures, programs and their impact on dependability -- Cognitive conflicts in dynamic systems -- Systems Descriptions -- Architectural description of dependable software systems -- Computational diagrammatics: diagrams and structure -- Ethnography and the social structure of work -- Faults, errors and failures in communications: a systems theory perspective on organisational structure -- Guaranteeing Dependability -- Security implications of structure -- The structure of software development thought -- On the use of diverse arguments to increase confidence in dependability claims -- Qualitative analysis of dependability argument structure.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781846281112
1846281105 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/b138838
OCLC # 262691742
Link Springer e-books
Additional Format Print version: Structure for dependability. London : Springer, 2006 1846281105 9781846281105 (OCoLC)62226113

If you experience difficulty accessing or navigating this content, please contact the OPAL Support Team