Stories and Narratives in Safety Engineering

Catherine Menon, Austen Rainer

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The use of stories and narrative is widespread throughout safety engineering,
from "war stories" to use cases In this paper we consider the effectiveness
of stories in modelling safety-critical systems and challenges. We present a
discussion of how aspects of a story such as characterisation, narrative arc and
setting can affect the extent to which it adequately illuminates a software engineering
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 30th Safety Critical Systems Symposium
ISBN (Electronic) 9798778289932
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2022


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