Abstract: This book examines what is currently known about building safe electro-mechanical systems and looks at past accidents to see what lessons can be applied to new computer-controlled systems.
Keywords: book review, software, robotics, electronics, fail safe, computer risks, design, reliability, electronic digital computers, industrial safety.
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Title: SafeWare: System Safety and Computers
Author: Nancy G. Leveson
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Date Published: April 1995
ISBN: 0201119722
LOCN: QA76.76.R44L48 1995
Dewey: 629.8/9/0289 20
Pages: 680
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Author:        Leveson, Nancy.
Title:         SafeWare : system safety and computers / Nancy G.
Published:     Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1995.
Description:   xvii, 680 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
LC Call No.:   QA76.76.R44L48 1995
Dewey No.:     629.8/9/0289 20
ISBN:          0201119722
Notes:         "A guide to preventing accidents and losses
                  caused by technology"--Cover.
               Includes bibliographical references (p. 649-668)
                  and index.
Subjects:      Computer software -- Reliability.
               Electronic digital computers -- Reliability.
               Industrial safety.
Control No.:   94019779 


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