Some guidance on preparing validation plans for the DART Full System Models.

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Planning is an important part of computational model verification and validation (V&V) and the requisite planning document is vital for effectively executing the plan. The document provides a means of communicating intent to the typically large group of people, from program management to analysts to test engineers, who must work together to complete the validation activities. This report provides guidelines for writing a validation plan. It describes the components of such a plan and includes important references and resources. While the initial target audience is the DART Full System Model teams in the nuclear weapons program, the guidelines are generally ... continued below

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Gray, Genetha Anne; Hough, Patricia Diane & Hills, Richard Guy (Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM) March 1, 2009.

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Planning is an important part of computational model verification and validation (V&V) and the requisite planning document is vital for effectively executing the plan. The document provides a means of communicating intent to the typically large group of people, from program management to analysts to test engineers, who must work together to complete the validation activities. This report provides guidelines for writing a validation plan. It describes the components of such a plan and includes important references and resources. While the initial target audience is the DART Full System Model teams in the nuclear weapons program, the guidelines are generally applicable to other modeling efforts. Our goal in writing this document is to provide a framework for consistency in validation plans across weapon systems, different types of models, and different scenarios. Specific details contained in any given validation plan will vary according to application requirements and available resources.

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  • Report No.: SAND2009-1331
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/983694 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 983694
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1014204

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Gray, Genetha Anne; Hough, Patricia Diane & Hills, Richard Guy (Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM). Some guidance on preparing validation plans for the DART Full System Models., report, March 1, 2009; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1014204/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.