Therac-25

Known as: Therac, Therac 25, Therac-25. 
The Therac-25 was a radiation therapy machine produced by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) in 1982 after the Therac-6 and Therac-20 units (the… (More)
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2017
2017
A widely cited 1993 Computer article described failures in a software-controlled radiation machine that massively overdosed six… (More)
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2005
2005
Therac-25, a radiation treatment machine, massively overdosed 6 people because of a software error. In this paper we describe… (More)
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2005
2005
* Address for correspondence: J.E.Dobson, 31 Wentworth Park, Allendale Northumberland NE47 9DR, U.K. email <J.E.Dobson@ncl.ac.uk… (More)
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2000
2000
Computers are increasingly being introduced into safety-critical systems and, as a consequence, have been involved in accidents… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Between June 1985 and January 1987, the Therac-25 medical electron accelerator was involved in six massive radiation overdoses… (More)
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1993
1993
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We consider the use of formal speci cation and veri cation tech niques for proving the safety or otherwise of an abstraction of a… (More)
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1985
1985
Between June 1985 and January 1987, a computer-controlled radiation therapy machine, called the Therac-25, massively overdosed… (More)
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1985
1985
Between June and January a computer controlled radiation ther apy machine called the Therac massively overdosed six people These… (More)
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1983
1983
An electron linear accelerator system with several novel features has been developed for radiation therapy. The beam from a 25… (More)
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