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Verification

Verification is a way of preventing errors when data is copied from one medium to another.

Verification does not check if data makes sense or is within acceptable boundaries, it only checks that the data entered is identical to the original source.

Verification methods

Verification Method Description
Double entry Data is entered twice and the computer checks that they match up
Visual check The user manually reads and compares the newly inputted data against the original source to ensure they match

 

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