Digital System Software Requirements Guidelines

Requirements for critical systems study sponsored by Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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This document identifies guidelines that review high-integrity software requirements documents in nuclear power plants. The topic areas are conformance with the SRP, accuracy, functionality, reliability, robustness, maintainability, security, timing, and human-computer interaction. A checklist for the requirements and their ordering for a Software Requirements Specification in accordance with IEEE Std-830 is discussed.

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Myron Hecht is a cofounders of SoHaR, a firm specializing in software and hardware reliability. Myron Hecht, the primary author, has M.S. (Engineering), M.B.A, and J.D. degrees from UCLA and has worked in the areas of flight control, air traffic control, communications, and nuclear safety.

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