Safety Assessment with SMS Approach for Software-Intensive Critical Systems

  • Kotti JayasriEmail author
  • Attada Venkata Ramana
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 3)


Definitely, software is harmless in isolation. However, software becomes blemish if it contains faults when software is applied in system functions critical in nature, where catastrophic incidents may result. Alternatively, there’s chance to bring the performance of software-intensive systems to function within adequate risk limits. A rigorous safety assessment, and effective risk management would be advantageous. An effective Safety Management System (SMS) is an efficient way to managing safety assessment and risk management. This paper mainly focuses on safety and risk reduction in software-intensive systems. An attempt is made to develop an approach towards safety management of software on the model techniques prevalent in the literature such as Software Failure Modes and Effect Analysis together with a risk management to implement safety. The proposed methodology would be helpful for building resilient, straightforward safety assessment of software, and usable by industrial safety managers in the field of software-intensive systems and applications.


Safety Management System (SMS) Risk management Safety assessment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CSE DepartmentLENDI Institute of Engineering and Technology, JonnadaVizianagaramIndia
  2. 2.CSE DepartmentGMRITRajam, SrikakulamIndia

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