[SystemSafety] Interesting new publication about safety for autonomous vehicles

Nick Tudor njt at tudorassoc.com
Tue Jul 9 16:40:08 CEST 2019

SCSC publication on safety of autonomous systems.....Have you seen:


The introduction gives what it's all about.

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On Tue, 9 Jul 2019 at 13:20, Coq, Thierry <Thierry.Coq at dnvgl.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Reading the paper, I wonder if the requirement "as safe as the average
> driver" is good enough.
> In usual functional safety systems, humans may claim 0.1 reduction of risk
> where safety-related actions are needed. On the other hand, SIL1 starts at
> this 0.1 reduction and SIL4 is at 0.0001 reduction of risk.
> In other words, I would expect the community to develop automated systems
> that are much safer than the average driver, more safe than 99,99% of
> drivers, myself included, and not more safe that 50% of the drivers. Or it
> could be that the system of systems (human+automated systems) could achieve
> that rate of risk reduction, but not the automated systems on their own. In
> the same topic, there is the question of "giving back control to the human
> driver with enough time to take action". What would be that time? Some
> research seems to indicate that this time should be many seconds long,
> especially if the human driver needs to acquire situational awareness (ie
> taking his/her eyes off the movie been played on the screen)...
> What do you think?
> Best regards,
> Thierry
> -----Original Message-----
> From: systemsafety <systemsafety-bounces at lists.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de>
> On Behalf Of Paul Sherwood
> Sent: vendredi 5 juillet 2019 11:35
> To: systemsafety at lists.techfak.uni-bielefeld.de
> Subject: [SystemSafety] Interesting new publication about safety for
> autonomous vehicles
> A friend mentioned this Intel press release [1] to me earlier this week,
> and then others pointed me at BMW's equivalent [2]. I believe the
> referenced paper [3] will be of interest to some folks on this list.
> br
> Paul
> [1]
> https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.businesswire.com%2Fnews%2Fhome%2F20190702005370%2Fen%2FAutomotive-Mobility-Industry-Leaders-Publish-First-of-its-Kind-Framework&data=02%7C01%7Cthierry.coq%40dnvgl.com%7C3669074c26764527f1d308d7012c03f2%7Cadf10e2bb6e941d6be2fc12bb566019c%7C1%7C1%7C636979160869140618&sdata=JHhvm7hRXWw12nUbCTDNrBo4sJhNj8tAolSA2%2BSUA00%3D&reserved=0
> [2]
> https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.press.bmwgroup.com%2Fglobal%2Farticle%2Fdetail%2FT0298103EN%2Fautomotive-and-mobility-industry-leaders-publish-first-of-its-kind-framework-for-safe-automated-driving-systems&data=02%7C01%7Cthierry.coq%40dnvgl.com%7C3669074c26764527f1d308d7012c03f2%7Cadf10e2bb6e941d6be2fc12bb566019c%7C1%7C1%7C636979160869140618&sdata=mOmpFpXdfDMdOlXLGi4HjQdqoYMKyyERtWNGcSr3%2FoU%3D&reserved=0
> [3]
> https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fnewsroom.intel.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2Fsites%2F11%2F2019%2F07%2FIntel-Safety-First-for-Automated-Driving.pdf&data=02%7C01%7Cthierry.coq%40dnvgl.com%7C3669074c26764527f1d308d7012c03f2%7Cadf10e2bb6e941d6be2fc12bb566019c%7C1%7C1%7C636979160869150613&sdata=nG804ZGA37YNbl3OZAitFax6yGA4l8%2BWZ72gHmM%2BhJk%3D&reserved=0
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