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Author Frénot, Stéphane ♦ Le Métayer, Daniel ♦ Mazza, Eduardo ♦ Hardouin, Ronan ♦ Potet, Marie-Laure ♦ Tong, Valérie Viet Triem ♦ Maarek, Manuel ♦ Craipeau, Nicolas
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract This paper reports on the results of a multidisciplinary project involving lawyers and computer scientists with the aim to put forward a set of methods and tools to (1) define software liability in a precise and unambiguous way and (2) establish such liability in case of incident. The overall approach taken in the project is presented through an electronic signature case study. The case study illustrates a situation where, in order to reduce legal uncertainties, the parties wish to include in the contract specific clauses to define as precisely as possible the share of liabilities between them for the main types of failures of the system.
Description Affiliation: University of Grenoble, France (Mazza, Eduardo; Potet, Marie-Laure) || University of Versailles, Saint-Quentin, France (Hardouin, Ronan) || INRIA, Grenoble Rhône-Alpes, and INSA, Lyon, France (Frénot, Stéphane) || University of Caen, France (Craipeau, Nicolas) || SSIR, Supélec Rennes, France (Tong, Valérie Viet Triem) || INRIA, Grenoble Rhône-Alpes, France (Le Métayer, Daniel; Maarek, Manuel)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 54
Issue Number 4
Page Count 8
Starting Page 99
Ending Page 106


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Source: ACM Digital Library