Certification Facilities for Software (CERFAS): Certification facilities for software: Evaluation by Safety Case Templates

Hannu Harju, Jussi Lahtinen, Jukka Ranta, Risto Nevalainen

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    Abstract

    As a part of the Finnish nuclear research program SAFIR2010 a project called Certification facilities for software (CERFAS) aimed to define necessary software certification services for nuclear industry needs. The developed service is closely based on the concept of a Safety Case which is a document and structured set of evidence that provides a convincing and valid argument that a system is adequately safe for a given application in given environment. This special report gives directions for argumentation in a Safety Case concerning I&C software of the highest safety category used in a nuclear power plant.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSAFIR2010: The Finnish Research Programme on Safety 2007-2010
    Subtitle of host publicationFinal Report
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Pages77-86
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-7690-6
    ISBN (Print)978-951-38-7689-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Tiedotteita - Research Notes
    Number2571
    ISSN1235-0605

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