Chair of Software Engineering: Dependability
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Liggesmeyer





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WS 2016/17

Goals of this Lecture

Contents of the Lecture

Safety and reliability are very important quality characteristics in the technical field of software applications. In many application areas - e. g. rail technology, avionics, automotive, medical technology - a software malfunction can endanger human lives. Therefore, it's necessary to perform a safety certification process before commissioning such systems. These certifications have to be complete or give a proof that the residual risk is under an acceptable level.

Relevant techniques for safety and reliability analysis for software and systems are presented. In addition to identifying and evaluating risks, the acceptance of risk is considered.




Prof. Dr. Peter Liggesmeyer
Room 32/425
Phone: (0631) 205-3328
Office hours: on appointment


The lecture SRES consists of 2 SWS lecture and 1 SWS tutorial.


Nikita Bhardwaj
Room: 32/435
Phone: (0631) 205-3334
Office hours: on appointment

Entries in the KIS-System


28.03.2017 - Exam Review SRES
SRES exam is on 28th March 2017 in 32-439 from 9:00-11:00.

01.02.2017 - Lecture SRES
There is no SRES lecture on 1st February 2017.

04.01.2017 - Lecture SRES
There is no SRES lecture on 4th January 2017.

16.11.2016 - Lecture SRES
There is no SRES lecture on 16th November 2016.

17.11.2016 - Exercise SRES
The first exercise class is on 17th November 2016.

02.11.2016 - Lecture SRES
There is no SRES lecture on 2nd November 2016.

All announcements are also posted on the SEDA main page.


The dates of the written examination are:
08.03.2017 in the Sporthalle (Room 28-111), Starting time 14:30
11.04.2017 in Room 46-215, Starting time 09:30

The exam takes 90 minutes. Entrance time is 15 minutes before the beginning.

You are allowed to use:

Bring a valid student identification, if it has no picture of you, bring also a valid picture ID.