Falsification may refer to:
  • The act of disproving a proposition, hypothesis, or theory: see Falsifiability
    Falsifiability or refutability of an assertion, hypothesis or theory is the logical possibility that it can be contradicted by an observation or the outcome of a physical experiment...

  • Mathematical proof
    Mathematical proof
    In mathematics, a proof is a convincing demonstration that some mathematical statement is necessarily true. Proofs are obtained from deductive reasoning, rather than from inductive or empirical arguments. That is, a proof must demonstrate that a statement is true in all cases, without a single...

  • Falsified evidence
    Falsified evidence
    False evidence, forged evidence or tainted evidence is information created or obtained illegally, to sway the verdict in a court case. Also, misleading by suppressing evidence can be used to sway a verdict; however, in some cases, suppressed evidence is excluded because it was found hidden or...

  • Falsification of history, distortion of the historical record also known as Historical revisionism (negationism)
    Historical revisionism (negationism)
    Historical revisionism is either the legitimate scholastic re-examination of existing knowledge about a historical event, or the illegitimate distortion of the historical record such that certain events appear in a more or less favourable light. For the former, i.e. the academic pursuit, see...

  • cpuinfo falsification
    Cpuinfo falsification
    cpuinfo falsification is a lowest common denominator technique that can be used on GNU operating systems to provide backwards compatible behaviour of the compiler and software tools...

    , a lowest common denominator technique to provide backwards compatibility in computing
  • Forgery
    Forgery is the process of making, adapting, or imitating objects, statistics, or documents with the intent to deceive. Copies, studio replicas, and reproductions are not considered forgeries, though they may later become forgeries through knowing and willful misrepresentations. Forging money or...

    , the act of producing something that lacks authenticity with the intent to commit fraud or deception
  • Self-falsification, e.g., the Liar's paradox
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