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Being Innovative by Following Standards - Evolving Standards in the Automotive Industry for the Development of Safety Related Vehicle Software 2006-01-1239

This paper describes how a safety-oriented software development could look like as soon as an appropriate standard exists which is applicable for the automotive industry. Such a standard is currently being developed which is a tailoring of the safety standard IEC61508. The IEC61508 is generic and not specific for any industry. It allows tailoring of the complete safety lifecycle for specific domains. This paper focuses mainly on the software lifecycle of the evolving standard for the automotive industry. With regard to the development process the objectives of each phase are explained and it is described how these can be achieved by using certain techniques and measures.


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