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Interface - definitions

Interface - The boundary between two systems or applications, where they are connected and through which data passes.

[Category=Data Governance ]

Source: The Data Governance Institute, 12 December 2009 10:14:37, External

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Interface - The method by which you control anything. The screen is the interface to your computer, just as a dashboard is the interface to your car, just as a doorknob is the interface to a door.

[Category=Data Cleansing ]

Source: X4DB, 20 May 2010 10:58:31, External

Interface - A linkage between systems which can be either automated (via software programs) or procedural (manual).

[Category=Data Warehousing ]

Source: Aexis Business Intelligence, 15 December 2010 09:33:23, External

interface - A named set of operations that characterize the behavior of an entity. An implementation of operations including the syntax of the interaction for a given distributed computing technology. A shared boundary between two functional entities. An established ordering of parameters (with specific names and data types) and instructions (with specific names and functions) that enables one software component to exchange data and instructions with another software component.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 21 June 2011 08:42:06, External 

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