validity check

validity check

[və′lid·əd·ē ‚chek]
(computer science)
Computer check of input data, based on known limits for variables in given fields.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All participants in the final sample passed a validity check related to knowledge of the proposed curriculum.
A convergent validity check ensures that the measure converges with a measure assessing theoretically the same or a similar construct, whereas a divergent validity check ensures that the measure varies from a measure theoretically assessing a different construct.
After coding was completed, a validity check was performed of each coded element by a second coder.
Items 3, 7 and 13 are reversed in scoring as a validity check (See: Figure 1).
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"I explained the circumstances surrounding what Janet Napoles and I talked about and I assured them (Napoles' former employees) that the information gathered from her will go through the vetting process and they will be the first to be questioned as part of the validity check," De Lima told reporters.
This information was used to conduct a validity check of the number of women who obtained postabortion care.
The exercise passes a simple validity check: estimated latent Ron Paul support correlates much more highly with Paul donors per capita in 2007-8, as reported by ronpaulgraphs.com, than does observed Paul support.
As disclosed, the master data matrix is never released 'into the wild'; but is systematically degraded for the intended application - and this structural degradation is also communicated to the reader algorithm as an additional validity check.
The last two scales are the Validity Check (VAL) scale, which has 11 items, and Secondary Classification Scale (SCS), which has 31 items.
Subject to validity check from superior in regiment.