Software Verification and Validation for Commercial Statistical Packages Utilized by the Statistical Consulting Section of SRTC

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The purpose of this report is to provide software verification and validation (v and v) for the statistical packages utilized by the Statistical Consulting Section (SCS) of the Savannah River Technology Center (SRTC). The need for this v and v stems from the requirements of the Quality Assurance (QA) programs that are frequently applicable to the work conducted by SCS. This document is designed to comply with software QA requirements specified in the 1Q Manual Quality Assurance Procedure 20-1, Revision 6. Revision 1 of this QA plan adds JMP Version 4 to the family of (commercially-available) statistical tools utilized by ... continued below

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Edwards, T.B. January 16, 2001.

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The purpose of this report is to provide software verification and validation (v and v) for the statistical packages utilized by the Statistical Consulting Section (SCS) of the Savannah River Technology Center (SRTC). The need for this v and v stems from the requirements of the Quality Assurance (QA) programs that are frequently applicable to the work conducted by SCS. This document is designed to comply with software QA requirements specified in the 1Q Manual Quality Assurance Procedure 20-1, Revision 6. Revision 1 of this QA plan adds JMP Version 4 to the family of (commercially-available) statistical tools utilized by SCS. JMP Version 3.2.2 is maintained as a support option due to features unique to this version of JMP that have not as yet been incorporated into Version 4. SCS documents that include JMP output should provide a clear indication of the version or versions of JMP that were used. The IBM Personal Computer 300PL and 300XL are both Pentium II based desktops. Therefore, th e software verification and validation in this report is valid interchangeably between both platforms. As new computing platforms, statistical packages, or revisions to existing packages are introduced into the Statistical Consulting Section, the appropriate problems from this report are to be re-evaluated, and this report is to be revised to address their verification and validation.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 16 Jan 2001

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  • Report No.: WSRC-RP-99-00422, Rev. 1
  • Grant Number: AC09-96SR18500
  • DOI: 10.2172/773562 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 773562
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc715537

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Edwards, T.B. Software Verification and Validation for Commercial Statistical Packages Utilized by the Statistical Consulting Section of SRTC, report, January 16, 2001; South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc715537/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.