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Safety of Autonomous Systems Working Group

Welcome to the Safety of Autonomous Systems working group area.

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Statement of the Problem

To realise the positive potential of autonomy, the autonomous systems community needs to have ways of making such systems safe. The specific safety challenges of autonomous systems and the technologies that enable autonomy are not adequately addressed by current safety management practices and standards. It is clear that autonomous systems can introduce many new paths to accidents, and that autonomous system technologies may not be practical to analyse adequately using accepted current practice. Whilst there are differences in detail, and standards, between domains many of the underlying challenges appear similar and it is likely that common approaches to core problems will prove possible.

Draft Vision

To produce clear guidance on how autonomous systems and autonomy technologies should be managed in a safety related context, in a way that reflects emerging best practice.

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference

 


 

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