Lookup NU author(s): Dr Zoe Andrews,
Professor John Fitzgerald,
Dr Richard Payne,
Professor Alexander Romanovsky
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This paper proposes a systematic model-based approach to the architectural description of faults and fault tolerance mechanisms in systems of systems (SoSs). The challenges of engineering dependable SoSs motivate a proposal for the view elements that would be needed to support a fault tolerance profile for SoSs using the Systems Modelling Language (SysML). The effectiveness of the approach is evaluated on a case study based on a real emergency response SoS. Results suggest that this is a promising approach, and that a comprehensive solution to the engineering of dependable SoSs requires that such a prole is linked to methods and tools for requirements elicitation, safety analysis, architectural design and formal verification.
Author(s): Andrews Z; Payne R; Fitzgerald J; Romanovsky A
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: 11th International Symposium on Autonomous Decentralized Systems (ISADS 2013)
Year of Conference: 2013