data validation

(redirected from Data Checking)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

data validation

the process of determining whether information gathered during the process of data collection is complete and accurate.

data validation

(1) The checking of data for accuracy and/or compliance with applicable standards, rules and conventions.
(2) Any process used to flag inaccurate, incomplete or unreasonable data by means of format checks, completeness checks, check key tests, reasonableness checks and limit checks.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Data checking and duplication of study selection and data extraction are effective methods of minimizing bias.
On November 4--two days after the election--the Selective Service System published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a data checking arrangement with the Department of Education.
AA Car Data Check is available by phone from just pounds 31 and is the industry's premier used car data checking service.
Software highlights: Toll-free telephone support; 24-hour FAX support; updates transmitted by modem; multiple state capability; all data integrated; automatic data checking and diagnostics.
Nevertheless, owners who sent in updated cards, even a year ago, complain their bills are still being sent to wrong addresses and a thorough data checking system would be more than welcome.
1 has added improved management capabilities with the introduction of advanced data checking, event notification and improved usability.
Enhanced point cloud algorithms and new data checking tools ensure photogrammetry and remote sensing professionals can create the precise deliverables required for their clients.
The DII technology is said to employ standardised data checking mechanisms that enable each storage component to continuously monitor the integrity of data, in-flight and at rest.
It criticised five forces for relying on expensive and time-consuming data checking.
The software also allows jobs to run concurrently for editing and recording data, offering efficient total throughput, from data checking to editing and recording.
There may occasionally be a requirement to work in tandem with a member of the ndrdi staff visiting the coroners~~~~ offices around the country consulting the coronial files in coroners~~~~ offices recording the relevant data onto the hrb~~~~s database, either by direct data entry or downloading electronic records, in accordance with ndrdi protocol data coding and direct entry of data collected in the coroners~~~~ service, as appropriate, in accordance with ndrdi protocols data checking and matching
uk's newly launched Car Data Checking service gives buyers immediate online access to a vehicle's history, such as whether it is stolen or damaged and the number of previous owners.