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Developing a Modelling Framework for Aligning the Human Aspects to the Physical System in Large Complex Systems

Conference Paper


Abstract


  • Rail organizations are very complex systems involving both the physical aspects of the rail system and the human aspects of the operating organization. Introduction of new technologies to the physical system affects the human aspects, so rail managers are concerned with maintaining the integrity across the whole system as it evolves. This paper describes a modelling framework based on the ISO42010 standard which allows for generating consistent models that help with overcoming the challenges raised by interconnectivity of the physical system and organization components. The foundation of the framework is a metamodel (an abstract model of the whole domain) which can be instantiated to various real organizations. The interconnected elements of the metamodel holds the relationships between the model elements which are mapped to the domain elements, so the interconnectivity among the rail system components and the human related requirements can be traced and maintained.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Shirvani, F., Scott, W., Kennedy, G., Rezaeibagha, F. & Campbell, P. (2019). Developing a Modelling Framework for Aligning the Human Aspects to the Physical System in Large Complex Systems. SysCon 2019 - 13th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference, Proceedings (pp. 28-33). United States: IEEE.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85073142893

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smartpapers/283

Start Page


  • 28

End Page


  • 33

Place Of Publication


  • United States

Abstract


  • Rail organizations are very complex systems involving both the physical aspects of the rail system and the human aspects of the operating organization. Introduction of new technologies to the physical system affects the human aspects, so rail managers are concerned with maintaining the integrity across the whole system as it evolves. This paper describes a modelling framework based on the ISO42010 standard which allows for generating consistent models that help with overcoming the challenges raised by interconnectivity of the physical system and organization components. The foundation of the framework is a metamodel (an abstract model of the whole domain) which can be instantiated to various real organizations. The interconnected elements of the metamodel holds the relationships between the model elements which are mapped to the domain elements, so the interconnectivity among the rail system components and the human related requirements can be traced and maintained.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Shirvani, F., Scott, W., Kennedy, G., Rezaeibagha, F. & Campbell, P. (2019). Developing a Modelling Framework for Aligning the Human Aspects to the Physical System in Large Complex Systems. SysCon 2019 - 13th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference, Proceedings (pp. 28-33). United States: IEEE.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85073142893

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smartpapers/283

Start Page


  • 28

End Page


  • 33

Place Of Publication


  • United States