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Automatic optimisation of system architectures using EAST-ADL (2013)
Journal Article
Walker, M., Reiser, M., Tucci-Piergiovanni, S., Papadopoulos, Y., Lönn, H., Mraidha, C., …Servat, D. (2013). Automatic optimisation of system architectures using EAST-ADL. Journal of Systems and Software, 86(10), 2467-2487. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2013.04.001

There are many challenges which face designers of complex system architectures, particularly safety-critical or real-time systems. The introduction of Architecture Description Languages (ADLs) has helped to meet these challenges by consolidating info... Read More

Assisted assignment of automotive safety requirements (2013)
Journal Article
Azevedo, L. D. S., Parker, D., Walker, M., Papadopoulos, Y., & Araújo, R. E. (2014). Assisted assignment of automotive safety requirements. IEEE Software, 31(1), 62-68. https://doi.org/10.1109/ms.2013.118

ISO 26262, a functional-safety standard, uses Automotive Safety Integrity Levels (ASILs) to assign safety requirements to automotive-system elements. System designers initially assign ASILs to system-level hazards and then allocate them to elements o... Read More

Safety Analysis of a Remote Patient Monitoring System with a Guideline Based Decision Support (2013)
Book Chapter
Al-Qora'n, L., Sharvia, S., Papadopoulos, Y., & Gordon, N. (2013). Safety Analysis of a Remote Patient Monitoring System with a Guideline Based Decision Support. Global Telemedicine and eHealth Updates: Knowledge Resources, 527 - 531. International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth

Home Telehealth systems are used to help in the management of chronic conditions by patients themselves. Effective safety analysis tools are needed to ensure reliability and safety of these high risk systems. We hereby explain how Hierarchically-Perf... Read More