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A function is

a process which conveys or transforms data in a predictable way. It may be performed by hardware, software or a combination of the two.
a service, process, capability, or operation performed by an asset, system, network, or organization.[1]

A function is "[t]he characteristic action or specific purpose of an organization or person."[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Infrastructure Protection Plan, at 110.
  2. EPA, Vocabulary Catalog List Detail - Records Glossary (full-text).
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