Data Validation

Definition(s)

  • A system for ensuring accuracy in data entry and consistency in formatting names and dates. Often accomplished by the use of validation tables to restrict entry of inconsistent or inaccurate data (e.g., date entered as 10/2/50, when it should be 01/02/50).  1

Notes

  1. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).