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State-driven architecture design for safety-critical software product lines

Ebnauf, Mozamil and Abdelmoez, W. and Ammar, Hany H. and Hassan Abdalla Hashim, Aisha and Abdelhamid, Mohamed (2020) State-driven architecture design for safety-critical software product lines. In: 7th International Conference on Mechatronics Engineering (ICOM) 2019, 30 - 31 Oct 2019, Putrajaya.

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The safety is considered one of the most critical issues in the design of cyber-physical systems (CPS). The Software Product-Line (SPL) and reusable software components are suitable approaches for CPS, which are often re-engineered from existing systems. Currently, the influence of architecture in assurance of software safety is being increasingly recognized. However, the safety-based architectural design methods are limited in SPLs because of the complexity and variabilities existing in SPL architectures. A new statechart-based safety pattern and adaptation of our previous SPL Architecture design method are presented in this paper. Also the paper describes a simplified safety assessment model which is used to evaluate the safety improvement in the design of the SPLA after using the proposed safety design pattern. Finally, to illustrate the effect of the design pattern in the PLA design, a simplified automated Electromechanical Braking System (EBS) product line is used as a running example. The results show that there is a considerable improvement in the system safety design after using the proposed safety pattern.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 2523/79617
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Safety Pattern, Statechart Semantics, SPLA Design, Automated Electromechanical Braking System (EBS) Product Line, Safety Assessment, Discrete Time Markov Chain (DTMC)
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Aisha Hassan Abdalla Hashim
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2020 12:43
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2020 14:45
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/79617

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