Accession Number:

AD0733059

Title:

Data Validation Handbook.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 15 Sep 70-14 Sep 71,

Corporate Author:

GEOMET INC ROCKVILLE MD

Report Date:

1971-11-15

Pagination or Media Count:

458.0

Abstract:

A data validation handbook detailing data editing and validating techniques and their theoretical bases is presented in this final technical report. The handbook consists of essentially four parts the first Section 1.0 is the introductory part the second part Sections 2.0 and 3.0 discusses the organizing of information on system variates and of a dictionary of deterministic tests the third part Sections 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0 develops measures of likelihood of error in data and the fourth and last part of the handbook Sections 9.0, 10.0, and 11.0 deals with the system aspects of the control and correction of data. An illustration of applying the data validation techniques to a real data system, the Navy ASW Formatted Message Reporting System, is documented in a supplement to this report. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE