Comparison between IEC 60880 and IEC 61508 for Certification Purposes in the Nuclear Domain

@inproceedings{Lahtinen2010ComparisonBI,
  title={Comparison between IEC 60880 and IEC 61508 for Certification Purposes in the Nuclear Domain},
  author={Jussi Lahtinen and Mika Johansson and Jukka Ranta and Hannu Harju and Risto Nevalainen},
  booktitle={SAFECOMP},
  year={2010}
}
In the nuclear domain, regulators have strict requirements for safetycritical software. In this paper requirements in three documents (two software standards and the Common Position of nuclear domain regulators) were compared. The aim of the work was to find out how these requirements compare to each other in terms of strictness and scope, and to evaluate the usefulness of the documents for certification purposes. Another goal was to determine whether it is possible to choose only one of the… CONTINUE READING

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