Verifiable Self-Certifying Autonomous Systems

Fisher, Michael, Collins, Emily ORCID: 0000-0001-9396-536X, Dennis, Louise ORCID: 0000-0003-1426-1896, Luckcuck, Matt ORCID: 0000-0002-6444-9312, Webster, Matt ORCID: 0000-0002-8817-6881, Jump, Mike ORCID: 0000-0002-1028-2334, Page, Vincent, Patchett, Charles, Dinmohammadi, Fateme, Flynn, David
et al (show 2 more authors) (2018) Verifiable Self-Certifying Autonomous Systems. In: 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering Workshops (ISSREW), 2018-10-15 - 2018-10-18.

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Autonomous systems are increasingly being used in safety-and mission-critical domains, including aviation, manufacturing, healthcare and the automotive industry. Systems for such domains are often verified with respect to essential requirements set by a regulator, as part of a process called certification. In principle, autonomous systems can be deployed if they can be certified for use. However, certification is especially challenging as the condition of both the system and its environment will surely change, limiting the effective use of the system. In this paper we discuss the technological and regulatory background for such systems, and introduce an architectural framework that supports verifiably-correct dynamic self-certification by the system, potentially allowing deployed systems to operate more safely and effectively.

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Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2018 10:58
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2023 01:25
DOI: 10.1109/issrew.2018.00028
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