Analysing User Deviations in Interactive Safety-Critical Applications

  • F. Paternò
  • C. Santoro
  • B. Fields
Conference paper
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


Usability and safety problems have often been addressed separately in designing interactive safety-critical applications thus obtaining fragmented results. In this paper we present a method to analyse possible deviations of users in performing their activities in order to elicit safety requirements and to improve design of interactive safety-critical applications. An application of the proposed method to a case study in the Air Traffic Control domain is discussed.


Task Model Sector Boundary Design Intent Requirement Elicitation Safety Critical System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Paternò
    • 1
  • C. Santoro
    • 1
  • B. Fields
    • 2
  1. 1.CNUCE-C.N.R.PisaItaly
  2. 2.University of YorkUK

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