Knowledge Architect/Reference/Glossary/N

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NAME
A (simple) linguistic object uniquely designating a resource. A synonym for lexical object.

.NET
The Microsoft platform for distributedapplications. DNAOS solutions operate on .NET platform, as well as J2EE, SOA, REST, and others.

NETWORK
The term network is used for both: networked virtual communities and for physical networks supporting these operations and services. Network is also used to describe resource graphs.

NEW MEDIA
New rich media and advanced forms of interactive multimediauser interfaceapplications (e.g. virtual environments).

NOTIFICATION
A descriptive event exchanged between resources, typically using any of the DNAOS supported messagingservices, mostly to warn, alert, or notify of activityphase transitions.

NOTIFY
One of the 10 main resourceaccess types, determining resource notificationcapabilities that include reference, as well as notifications (e.g. trigger, execute, terminate) behaviors.