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A Review of AV Safety Challenges

The last few posts have focused on AV functional architecture and sensors. In today’s post, we…

AV Sensors Overview

Following up on our previous AV functional architecture post, today’s post provides a brief overview of…

A Functional Overview of Autonomous Vehicles

In today’s post, we take a quick break from functional safety to talk about autonomous vehicles…

Getting Started in Autonomous Safety

I get this question a lot: "Hey, I am an experienced functional safety engineer in another…

System Safety and PRA Resources

[Updated Dec 2021] This is a list of free handbooks, guides, and textbooks covering all of…

An Introduction to STAMP

The purpose of this post is to provide a brief introduction to STAMP and its related…

Software Heresy

  "Heresy is another word for freedom of thought." - Graham Greene Software Reliability Redux It…

Against Software Reliability?

Provides background on software reliability and discusses the challenge of validating high reliability software

Software Reliability Models

  "All models are wrong, but some are useful" - aphorism in statistics Engineers are comfortable…

Automotive Functional Safety Certification

Functional safety certification for both personnel and equipment is growing in importance in the automotive and…