# Correctness

• (noun): Conformity to fact or truth.
Synonyms: rightness

### Some articles on correctness:

Approaches To Formal Verification - Formal Verification For Software
... functions' specifications, and type-checking the code establishes its correctness against those specifications ... from functional specifications by a series of correctness-preserving steps ... is the Bird-Meertens Formalism, and this approach can be seen as another form of correctness by construction ...
Sieve Of Sundaram - Correctness
... An odd integer is excluded from the final list if and only if it is of the form 2(i + j + 2ij) + 1, and we have 2(i + j + 2ij) + 1 = 2i + 2j + 4ij + 1 = (2i + 1)(2j + 1) ... So, an odd integer is excluded from the final list if and only if it has a factorization of the form (2i + 1)(2j + 1) — which is to say, if it has a non-trivial odd factor ...
Canadian Administrative Law - Substantive Review - Standards of Review - Correctness
... Correctness is the least deference that court can give an ADM ... Certain matters have been held by the court to always warrant a correctness standard questions of constitutional law and division of powers, a "true question of jurisdiction" (in determining whether an ...
Loop Variant - Rule of Inference For Total Correctness
... we have demonstrated above, recall that in Floyd–Hoare logic, the rule for expressing the partial correctness of a while loop is where I is the invariant, C is the condition, and S is the body of the loop ... To express total correctness, we write instead where, in addition, V is the variant, and by convention the unbound symbol z is taken to be universally quantified ...

### More definitions of "correctness":

• (noun): Conformity to social expectations.

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The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
Germaine Greer (b. 1939)

The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
Germaine Greer (b. 1939)

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