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Proceedings of the fourth resilience engineering symposium

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Proceedings of the fourth resilience engineering symposium

Proceedings of the fourth resilience engineering symposium

June 8-10, 2011 Sophia Antipolis, France

Erik Hollnagel, Eric Rigaud, Denis Besnard - Collection Sciences économiques

284 pages, parution le 23/06/2011


These proceedings document the various presentations at the Fourth Resilience Engineering Symposium held on June 8-10, 2011, in Sophia-Antipolis, France. The Symposium gathered participants from five continents and provided them with a forum to exchange experiences and problems, and to learn about Resilience Engineering from the latest scientific achievements to recent practical applications.

The First Resilience Engineering Symposium was held in Söderköping, Sweden, on October 25-29 2004. The Second Resilience Engineering Symposium was held in Juan-les-Pins, France, on November 8-10 2006, The Third Resilience Engineering Symposium was held in Juan-les-Pins, France, on October 28-30 2008. Since the first Symposium, resilience engineering has fast become recognized as a valuable complement to the established approaches to safety. Both industry and academia have recognized that resilience engineering offers valuable conceptual and practical basis that can be used to attack the problems of interconnectedness and intractability of complex socio-technical systems.

The concepts and principles of resilience engineering have been tested and refined by applications in such fields as air traffic management, offshore production, patient safety, and commercial fishing. Continued work has also made it clear that resilience is neither limited to handling threats and disturbances, nor confined to situations where something can go wrong.

Today, resilience is understood as the intrinsic ability of a system to adjust its functioning prior to, during, or following changes and disturbances, so that it can sustain required operations under both expected and unexpected conditions. This definition emphasizes the ability to continue functioning, rather than simply to react and recover from disturbances and the ability to deal with diverse conditions of functioning, expected as well as unexpected. For anyone who is interested in learning more about Resilience Engineering, the books published in the Ashgate Studies in Resilience Engineering provide an excellent starting point.

Another sign that Resilience Engineering is coming of age is the establishment of the Resilience Engineering Association. The goal of this association is to provide a forum for coordination and exchange of experiences, by bringing together researchers and professionals working in the Resilience Engineering domain and organizations applying or willing to apply Resilience Engineering principles in their operations. The Resilience Engineering Association held its first General Assembly during the Fourth Symposium, and will in the future play an active role in the organization of symposia and other activities related to Resilience Engineering.


  • Resilient Peer Communities
  • Resilience Abilities In Recent Blowouts In The Petroleum Industry
  • From Hazards To Resilience In Socio-Technical Healthcare Systems
  • Responsibility Modelling For Resilience
  • An Emergent Means To Assurgent Ends: Community Resilience For Societal Safety And Sustainability
  • From Crew Resource Management To Operational Resilience
  • Improving Resilience Through Practitioners' Well-being: An Experience In Italian Health-care
  • Evaluation Of Organizational Resilience: Application In Quebec
  • Challenges in Designing Resilient Socio-technical Systems: A Case Study of Railway Tunnel Projects
  • Resilience and Ergonomics in aviation
  • Resilience As Resource-based Design Of Anticipated Situations
  • A Neuro-Fuzzy System to Improve the Resilience in Nuclear Power Plant Operation
  • Critical Decision Method To Access Resilience And Brittleness In Heavy Rainfall Forecast
  • Unwritten Rules For Safety And Performance In An Oncology Day Care Unit: Testing The Resilience Markers Framework
  • The Stratified And Dialectical Anatomy Of Organizational Resilience
  • Learning From Experience: Maintaining Flexibility In The Production Of Training Materials To Support Breast Cancer Screening
  • ...
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Éditeur(s) Presses des Mines - Transvalor
Auteur(s) Erik Hollnagel, Eric Rigaud, Denis Besnard
Collection Sciences économiques
Parution 23/06/2011 17/04/2013
Nb. de pages 284 -
Format 16 x 24 -
Couverture Broché -
Poids 500g -
Intérieur Noir et Blanc -
Contenu - ePub + PDF + Mobi/Kindle
EAN13 9782911256479 9782356710918
ISBN13 978-2-911256-47-9 -


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