data validation

What is data validation?

data validation meaning (1) (ISO) A process used to determine if data are inaccurate, incomplete, or unreasonable. The process may include format checks, completeness checks, check key tests, reasonableness checks and limit checks. (2) The checking of data for correctness or compliance with applicable standards, rules, and conventions.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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