Studying Aviation Incidents by Agent-based Simulation and Analysis - A Case Study on a Runway Incursion Incident

Tibor Bosse, Nataliya M. Mogles

Abstract

This paper introduces an agent-based approach to analyse the dynamics of accidents and incidents in aviation. The approach makes use of agent-based simulation on the one hand, and of formal verification of dynamic properties on the other hand. The simulation part enables the analyst to explore various hypothetical scenarios under different circumstances, with an emphasis on error related to human factors. The formal verification part enables the analyst to identify scenarios involving potential hazards, and to relate those hazards (via so-called interlevel relations) to inadequate behaviour on the level of individual agents. The approach is illustrated by means of a case study on a runway incursion incident, and a number of advantages with respect to the current state-of-the-art are discussed.

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Bosse T. and M. Mogles N. (2013). Studying Aviation Incidents by Agent-based Simulation and Analysis - A Case Study on a Runway Incursion Incident . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8565-38-9, pages 47-57. DOI: 10.5220/0004229800470057


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icaart13,
author={Tibor Bosse and Nataliya M. Mogles},
title={Studying Aviation Incidents by Agent-based Simulation and Analysis - A Case Study on a Runway Incursion Incident},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2013},
pages={47-57},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004229800470057},
isbn={978-989-8565-38-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Studying Aviation Incidents by Agent-based Simulation and Analysis - A Case Study on a Runway Incursion Incident
SN - 978-989-8565-38-9
AU - Bosse T.
AU - M. Mogles N.
PY - 2013
SP - 47
EP - 57
DO - 10.5220/0004229800470057