Definitions Edit

Cable system Edit

A node is

[a]n active or passive element in a cable system where Second-Mile fiber connects with coaxial cable.[1]

Computer network Edit

A node is

[a] terminal of any branch of a network or an interconnection common to two or more branches of a network.[2]
[a] network element that, while able to generate or receive a data stream across a network link, is not capable of providing an environment for the execution of an application.[3]

A node is "[a] computer or a device that is connected to a network."[4]

General Edit

A node is

[a] tangible entity that is a physical, functional, or behavioral element of a system.[5]

References Edit

  1. The Broadband Availability Gap, OBI Technical Paper No 1, Glossary, at 134 (full-text).
  2. Capstone Requirements Document: Global Information Grid (GIG) 78 (JROCM 134-01) (Aug. 30, 2001) (unclassified) (full-text).
  3. Id.
  4. File Sharing: Selected Universities Report Taking Action to Reduce Copyright Infringement, at 38.
  5. Air Force Supplement to the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, at 48.

See also Edit

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