Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Validation, verification, and testing of computer software:



W Richards Adrion, Martha A Branstad, John C Cherniavsky
- NBS SP 500-75
Report Number
NBS SP 500-75


Adrion, W. , Branstad, M. and Cherniavsky, J. (1981), Validation, verification, and testing of computer software:, , National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 21, 2024)


If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact

Created January 1, 1981, Updated May 19, 2023