The intent of this pattern is to provide a decomposition for the acceptability of software with respect to system level hazards. The pattern identifies the primary claims for developing a software safety argument from a hazard control perspective.
Authors: Rob Weaver, John McDermic, Tim Kelly
Last Modified: 20/4/2004DOWNLOAD THE 'HSFMD' PATTERN
The motivation of this pattern was to identify the three primary claims which must be satisfied to show the acceptability of software; All software contributions have been identified, Acceptability of Hazardous Software Failure Modes, and Traceability of Safety Requirements and Safety Evidence.