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== Definition ==
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'''Correctness''' is
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{{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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Revision as of 04:53, 1 March 2011

Definition

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]

References

  1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology 8 (Aug. 1995) (full-text).