Re: [SystemSafety] Does "reliable" mean "safe" and or "secure" or neither?

From: Gergely Buday < >
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:53:15 +0200


That's an ideal sw that gives the same output on the same input, but that is not always the case.

On Sunday, 24 April 2016, Michael J. Pont <M.Pont_at_xxxxxx

> Roberto asks:
>
> "Can we talk about the reliability of the components in the context
> of the overall system, without any knowledge about how they implement
> their functionality (e.g., hardware only, hardware + little bit of
> software, hardware + lots of software, hardware + software + humans)?"
>
> If our definition of reliability is something like this (from my previous
> email):
>
> "the extent to which an experiment, test, or measuring procedure yields the
> same results on repeated trials"
>
> ... then the software cannot contribute to the above discussion (because
> the
> software doesn't change over time).
>
> Michael.
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