Definition[edit | edit source]

Software validation is a

[d]etermination of the correctness of the final program or software produced from a development project with respect to the user needs and requirements. Validation is usually accomplished by verifying each stage of the software development life cycle.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology 35 (Aug. 1995) (full-text).
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