Body of Knowledge

The Body of Knowledge helps to support the development of safe autonomous systems by providing practical guidance on assurance and regulation.

Use the coloured boxes below to explore the Body of Knowledge or use the links further down this page to go straight to some of the guidance that is already in place:

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Direct links to practical guidance

1.1.2 - practical guidance for 'defining the operating environment':

1.1.3 - practical guidance for 'defining operating scenarios':

1.2 - practical guidance for 'identifying hazardous system behaviour':

1.2.1 - practical guidance for 'considering human/machine interactions':

1.4 - practical guidance for 'impact of security on safety':

2.1 - practical guidance for 'system-level verification':

2.2.1.1 - practical guidance for 'defining sensing requirements':

2.2.4.3 - practical guidance for 'verification of deciding requirements':

2.3 - practical guidance for 'implementing requirements using ML':

2.3.1 - practical guidance for 'sufficiency of training data':

2.3.2 - practical guidance for 'sufficiency of the learning process':

2.3.3 - practical guidance for 'verification of the learned model':

2.6 - practical guidance for 'handling change during operation':

2.6.1 - practical guidance for 'monitoring RAS operation':

2.7 - practical guidance for 'using simulation':

2.8 - practical guidance on:

3.1 practical guidance for 'identifying potential deviations from required behaviour':

3.1.1 practical guidance for 'identifying sensing deviations':

3.2 practical guidance for 'mitigating potential deviations':

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Assuring Autonomy International Programme
assuring-autonomy@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 325345
Department of Computer Science, Deramore Lane, University of York, York YO10 5GH