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Determining the quality of mathematical software using reference data sets

  title={Determining the quality of mathematical software using reference data sets},
  author={K. J. Lines and Ian M. Smith},
This paper describes a methodology for evaluating the numerical accuracy of software that performs mathematical calculations. The authors explain how this methodology extends the concept of metrological traceability, which is fundamental to measurement, to include software quality. Overviews of two European Union-funded projects are also presented. The first project developed an infrastructure to allow software to be verified by testing, via the internet, using reference data sets. The… 


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