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Issue No.05 - May (2010 vol.43)
pp: 56-63
Bernard Cohen , City University, London
Philip Boxer , Software Engineering Institute
ABSTRACT
Classical engineering fails to model all the ways in which a critical sociotechnical system fits into a larger system. A study of orthotics clinics used projective analysis to better understand the clinics' role in a healthcare system and to identify risks to the clinics' evolution.
INDEX TERMS
Open Cirrus, Cloud computing, Distributed computing, Systems engineering, Internet/Web
CITATION
Bernard Cohen, Philip Boxer, "Why Critical Systems Need Help to Evolve", Computer, vol.43, no. 5, pp. 56-63, May 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.150
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