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Functional Safety of Driver Assistance Systems and ISO 26262

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This chapter gives a brief overview of the automotive standard ISO 26262 containing requirements for functional safety in order to avoid or control systematic failures and random HW failures. In this context the hazard analysis and risk assessment for a driver assistance function is shown, and further steps to prevent relevant hazards outgoing from the function are described. Since very important for the driver assistance functions, hazards resulting from functional insufficiencies, which are out of the scope of ISO 26262, are discussed in the last part of this chapter.

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Wilhelm, U., Ebel, S., Weitzel, A. (2016). Functional Safety of Driver Assistance Systems and ISO 26262. In: Winner, H., Hakuli, S., Lotz, F., Singer, C. (eds) Handbook of Driver Assistance Systems. Springer, Cham.

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