New Publication: Assessing Safety-Critical Systems from Operational Testing: A Study on Autonomous Vehicles

The Smart Systems Group congratulate Dr. Xingyu Zhao and his research team from Heriot-Watt University and The Centre for Software Reliability at the University of London, who revisit the problem of using operational testing to demonstrate high reliability in autonomous vehicles in their paper titled, “Assessing safety-critical systems from operational testing: A study on autonomous […]


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Dr. Xingyu Zhao at ISSRE

Dr. Xingyu Zhao presented work on assessing the safety and reliability of autonomous vehicles through the use of on the road testing at the 30th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE). He was part of a team of our Smart Systems Group researchers here at Heriot-Watt University, as well as colleagues from University of […]


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Drone Safety and Reliability Survey Results

Matthew Osborne, Jenny Lantair and a number of their colleagues have collated the results from their first “Drone Safety and Reliability Survey”. They surveyed Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) registered commercial operators who fly drones in the ever more complex and congested airspace of Britain. The survey aimed to collate the various failure modes currently observed, […]


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