Definitions for "Authenticity"
Genuineness; the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
The state of genuinely representing reality, of actually representing that which is alleged to be represented. See Security Attributes: Authenticity, Integrity, Confidentiality .
A positive quality of genuineness and originality attributed to objects, practices, or ideas, often in order to demonstrate the extent to which an initially authentic phenomenon has been compromised or drained of its value.   The notion of authenticity has been critiqued for its ideological grounding in a nostalgic vision of a more “real” cultural past now sullied by rank commercialism.
undisputed credibility
Having an undisputed identity or origin.
The quality of being authentic or of established authority for truth and correctness.
A term with various meanings, depending on the field where it is used (philosophy and ethics, computer security, information science). In the context of preservation or capturing, authenticity refers to the truthfulness of a work's origins and attributions.
Authenticity is a technical term in existentialist philosophy. In this philosophy, the conscious self is seen as coming to terms with being in a material world and with encountering external forces, pressures and influences which are very different from, and other than, itself. Authenticity is the degree to which one is true to one's own personality, spirit, or character, despite these pressures.
the stated (but unreachable) goal of performing a piece in the way it would have originally sounded or in the way the composer intended for it to sound. A less contentious term is "historically informed." See performance practice.
In historical reenactment, authenticity (sometimes referred to as the A-factor or simply A) is a measure of how close an item, prop, action, weapon, or custom is, to what would actually have been used or done in the time period being depicted.
Proof that the information came from the person or location that reportedly sent it. One example of authenticating software is through digital signatures.
usually refers to a guarantee that a piece of Fine Art is what it is represented to be, the work of a particular artist, in a certain medium, etc. This guarantee usually takes the form of a certificate that is signed by the seller and is backed by the artist's signature, number of the casting, etc. inscribed on the work.
"Authenticity" in psychology refers to psychological concept in which the individual derives gratification and positive emotions from exercising signature strengths.
One of the cornerstones of secure Internet communications, referring to the fact that he sender (either client or server) of a message is who they claim to be.
Certain knowledge that a message or transaction has not been tampered with.
The assurance that a message was transmitted by the sender.
Teachers and students usually have to verify that the work submitted for assessment is their own original and unaided material. All internal assessment activities for NCEA must be authenticated and this often involves students signing a document authenticating the work.
relates to assessment where the assessor must be confident that the work being assessed is attributable to the person being assessed - outside assistance must not distort the assessment.
Keywords:  forgery, forged, validity, entity, fact
Authenticity is the validity and conformance of the original information.
Establishing the validity of a claimed identity of a user, device or another entity in an information or communications system.
The ability to ensure that the given information was in fact produced by the entity whose name it carries and that it was not forged or modified.
the principle that ensures that a message is received in exactly the same form in which it is sent
An authentic record is one that is proven to be what it purports to be and to have been created or sent by the person who purports to have created and sent it.
Authenticity is the representation of a document, completely and entirely in accordance with the original recording and the function that it was intended to fulfill.
A record is authentic when it is the document it claims to be. [Duranti, 1995] Authenticity implies that the record has not been altered or manipulated in any way.
assures students that what they learn will have relevance beyond high school. Authenticity is attained when opportunities exist to create or produce something that has personal or social value. It is most effectively attained when a real audience exists for the work completed.
Accuracy and relevance.
A piece of information has authenticity when it can be shown to come from the expected person or place, and when the content of the information appears, as far as is obvious, to be correct for the circumstances involved.
Keywords:  say, users
The users are who they say they are.
Keywords:  music, way, created, performed, time
performing music as nearly as possible the way it was performed at the time it was created
Keywords:  government
Government to Government (G2G)
Keywords:  certificate, see
See Certificate.