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Meeting Speaker Philip Helle (9:00am MT GlobalMeet from Germany), Testing of Autonomous Systems – Challenges and State of the Art

  • Date:
    Oct 12, 2016 - 09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
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  • Location: Tel Access: 1-866-546-3377 (Toll Free), Passcode: 529 771 4673, New mexico USA
  • Venue:, Tel Access: 1-866-546-3377 (Toll Free), Passcode: 529 771 4673

Abstract: Autonomous systems are on the rise. However, the challenge to test autonomous systems to ensure their safe and fault-free behaviour is not solved yet. This is especially critical when we consider the fact that autonomous systems are often safety-critical systems envisaged to interact with humans without explicit human supervision. This presentation points out why testing autonomous systems is such a challenge and provides an overview of the current state-of-the-art and state-of-practice. The gathered information is then condensed into guiding points for the way forward.
Bio: Philipp Helle joined Airbus Group Innovations in 2003 and is currently a member of the team Model-based Systems and Software Engineering. He studied linguistics and computer science and received his MA from the University of Hamburg. Since 2005, he is actively involved in research concerning model-based systems engineering including model-based testing and model-based safety analysis and the deployment of these approaches in the Airbus Group business units. Philipp is a member of GfSE, the German INCOSE chapter, and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).