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Comparison Criteria

The goal of this document is to provide a reference list of criteria which can be used to compare different methods of root-causal analysis of accidents and incidents, and a handbook for applying these criteria. Each individual criterion is to have a

The name, an explanation (which might be brief) and the maintainer are guaranteed to be present for each criterion. For each criterion, its name appears first, in boldface, and its maintainer appears last, in italics in parentheses. Since this document evolves from the initial discussion on December 18, 2002, other characteristics that these three might be missing for any given criterion. They will be added as they become available.

Since this document is evolutionary, and is intended to be for general use, we invite contributions and commentary. We acknowledge contributors at the bottom of the document.

List of Criteria