Verification is the process of discovering the degree of success in implementing a conceptual model into computer code. Validation is the process of discovering the nature and extent of the correspondence between the computer results and the real world. Generally, data verification and validation are also included in the entire V&V process.
There are two major parts of data V&V: ensuring that the data sources are good and compatible among themselves and ensuring that the data that is input into a model has the same assumptions as those that the model makes concerning its inputs. It isn't clear whether each of these should be separated into a verification part and a validation part or whether one of these is verification and one is validation.
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|1989||TRAC||Perform IV&V of the Simulator Network for Training (SIMNET-T).|
|1991||CFCK Analysis||Build the Korean Battle Simulation Center (BSC).|
|2001||Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO)||Specify the architecture and create an OOTW Toolbox.|
|2003||Hartley Consulting||Create the Interim Semi-static Stability Model (ISSM).|
|2004||MORS||Support running a workshop on GWOT.|
|2007||Defense Advanced Research Projects Office (DARPA)||Create a VV&A methodology for the COMPOEX system.|
|2008||Hartley Consulting||Create the DIME/PMESII VV&A Tool.|
|2008||MORS||Support running a workshop on analyzing the impact of emerging societies.|
|2008||MORS||Support running a workshop on understanding the consequences of catastrophic events.|
|2008||National Defense University (NDU)||Support running an HSCB workshop.|
|2009||CERDEC||Perform V&V on the HSCB Testbed.|
|2009||Hartley Consulting||Create a community of interest on DIME/PMESII related discussions.|
|2010||TRAC||Create an IW metric ontology.|
|2011||Hartley Consulting||Improve the IW metric ontology to a total ontology.|
|2012||TRAC||Create a the IW metric ontology 2 from the total ontology.|
|2013||Hartley Consulting||Create a model metadata ontology.|
|2014||Hartley Consulting||Create an IW ontology GUI for the IW metric ontology 2.|
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