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A definition of a term is a description that best explains what the term means. A definition includes only related and mandatory description, optional fields maybe be explain under a separate section. A definition is an explanation that doesn’t change with time, in other words, given a definition of a term in technology area for example, it does not change with the evolution of the technology.
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Should the Cloud Computing Definition Include a Big Data Perspective?
Rafik Ouanouki (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada), Abraham Gomez Morales (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada), and Alain April (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch104
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What Constitutes a Smart City?
A concise description or specification of the attributes and characteristics of what is being defined, such that it can be used as a benchmark or to uniquely identify it.
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