AAAI Publications, 2017 AAAI Fall Symposium Series

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Evaluating the Operational Safety of a Digital Copilot
Kevin Burns, Craig Bonaceto, Steven Estes, John Helleberg

Last modified: 2017-10-09

Abstract


Digital Copilot is a prototype information system providing cognitive assistance to pilots flying without copilots in general aviation. This paper evaluates the system's safety benefits, using methods of Human Reliability Analysis and Probabilistic Risk Assessment to quantify human errors and accident sequences across all phases of flight.

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