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Term
Mixed reality
Netizen
Operating System
(OS)
Piconet
Pixelisation
Peer-to-peer (P2P)
Remote
Procedure Call
(RPC)
Schema
Semantic
Service Level
Agreement (SLA)
Service Level
Management (SLM)
Small-to-Medium
Enterprise (SME)
Meaning
A type of virtual reality that combines
real and virtual images. Also known as
`augmented reality'.
An active participant in the Internet
community.
Software that sequences and controls the
execution and operation of computer
programs and peripherals.
A collection of Bluetooth-compatible
devices arranged as a Personal Area
Network.
The effect seen when a digital image is
enlarged too much and its individual pixels
become visible.
1) Decentralised computer network archi-
tecture, distributed across many machines
with the role of peers, rather than clients
centralised around a server; 2) A network
software application supporting the exchange
of resources in a peer-to-peer network.
A means whereby a computer program
running on one host can cause code to be
executed on a remote host.
An organisation or representation of
concepts and components.
Relating to the meaning of data.
A contract between an ASP and its customers
which lays out the terms of agreement
between the parties, how performance will
be measured, and the processes by which
lapses of service will be redressed.
Methodology for establishing, monitoring
and improving different service levels.
A company which: a) employs fewer than
250 people; b) has a turnover of less than
40M per annum or net balance sheet
assets of less than
27M; or c) must be less
than 25% owned by a larger company/com-
panies which do not qualify as an SME
themselves.
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Used in chapter(s)
Mobile Access
Collaboration
Mobile Access,
Collaboration
Mobile Access
Rights
Management
Rights
Management,
Collaboration
XML
XML
XML, ASP,
Collaboration
Rights
Management
Rights
Management
Rights
Management
323 EC definition, http://www.europa.eu.int/comm/enterprise/enterprise_policy/sme_definition/index_en.htm
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