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Project Title:

Mathematical Science Foundations of Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification
PIN: DEPS-BMSA-09-02        

Major Unit:

Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit: DEPS Board on Mathematical Sciences & Their Applications

RSO: Weidman, Scott

Subject/Focus Area: Computers and Information Technology; Math, Chemistry and Physics


Project Scope
1.      A committee of the National Research Council will examine practices for verification and validation (V&V) and uncertainty quantification (UQ) of large-scale computational simulations in several research communities.




2.       The committee will identify common concepts, terms, approaches,  tools, and best practices of V&V and UQ. 




3.      The committee will identify mathematical sciences research needed to establish a foundation for building a science of V&V and for improving the practice of V&V and UQ.




4.      The committee will recommend educational changes needed in the mathematical sciences community and mathematical sciences education needed by other scientific communities to most effectively use V&V and UQ.

The project is sponsored by The Department of Energy, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

The approximate start date for the project is August 1, 2009.

A report was issued on March 28, 2012.


 
Project Duration: 18 months    

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Meetings
 Meeting 1 - 06/10/2010
 Meeting 2 - 08/23/2010
 Meeting 3 - 02/01/2011
 Meeting 4 - 03/17/2011
 Meeting 5 - 05/18/2011
 Meeting 6 - 07/08/2011

Reports

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Assessing the Reliability of Complex Models: Mathematical and Statistical Foundations of Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty Quantification