ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Emulation

(IEEE) A model that accepts the same inputs and produces the same outputs as a given system. To imitate one system with another.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Contrast with: Simulation

Emulation

Process by which a computer imitates the actions of another computer so that the imitating system accepts the same data and executes the same computer programs as the imitated system.

Publication Source: GAMP® Good Practice Guide: Electronic Data Archiving

Publication Date: 2007

Emulation

(IEEE) A model that accepts the same inputs and produces the same outputs as a given system.

Publication Source: GAMP® Good Practice Guide: A Risk-Based Approach to Testing of GxP Systems (Second Edition)

Publication Date: 2012

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