Edited by Matthias Ruth and Stefan Goessling-Reisemann
Chapter 10: Resilience Engineering: chances and challenges for a comprehensive concept
Ever more complex socio-technical systems enable modern societies to profit from most technological developments in everyday life. New means of communication and transport, cheap energy and supply goods as well as stable global business opportunities are the basis for the comfortable environment many modern civilizations have to offer. The related technological innovations involve manifold interdependencies and complexities in the system behavior never known before. As a consequence, safe operation of critical infrastructure and secure environment for societies have to face a new quality of challenges demanding for new approaches in safety and security research.
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