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=== Software ===
   
 
'''Correctness''' is
 
'''Correctness''' is
   
 
{{Quote|the degree to which [[software]] is free from [[fault]]s in its [[specification]], design and [[coding]]. The degree to which [[software]], [[documentation]] and other items meet specified requirements. The degree to which [[software]], [[documentation]] and other items meet [[user]] needs and expectations, whether specified or not.<ref>U.S. [[Food and Drug Administration]], Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology 8 (Aug. 1995) ([http://www.nthanalytics.com/doc/1995%20software%20validation%20glossary.pdf full-text]).</ref>}}
 
{{Quote|the degree to which [[software]] is free from [[fault]]s in its [[specification]], design and [[coding]]. The degree to which [[software]], [[documentation]] and other items meet specified requirements. The degree to which [[software]], [[documentation]] and other items meet [[user]] needs and expectations, whether specified or not.<ref>U.S. [[Food and Drug Administration]], Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology 8 (Aug. 1995) ([http://www.nthanalytics.com/doc/1995%20software%20validation%20glossary.pdf full-text]).</ref>}}
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{{Quote|[t]he degree to which a [[system]] or [[component]] is free from [[fault]]s in its [[specification]], design, and [[implementation]].<ref>[[California Technology Agency]], Enterprise Architecture Glossary 3 (Apr. 2011) ([http://www.cio.ca.gov/Government/IT_Policy/pdf/SIMM_58C_Enterprise_Architecture_Glossary_04132011.pdf full-text]).</ref>}}
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Latest revision as of 01:59, 16 April 2013

Definitions[]

Software[]

Correctness is

the degree to which software is free from faults in its specification, design and coding. The degree to which software, documentation and other items meet specified requirements. The degree to which software, documentation and other items meet user needs and expectations, whether specified or not.[1]

Systems[]

[t]he degree to which a system or component is free from faults in its specification, design, and implementation.[2]

References[]

  1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology 8 (Aug. 1995) (full-text).
  2. California Technology Agency, Enterprise Architecture Glossary 3 (Apr. 2011) (full-text).