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verification and validation

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The process of determining whether the requirements for a system or component are complete and correct, the products of each development phase fulfill the requirements or conditions imposed by the previous phase, and the final system or component complies with specified requirements.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (IEEE 610.12-1990)