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peer-to-peer

adj
(Computer Science) (of a computer network) designed so that computers can send information directly to one another without passing through a centralized server. Abbreviation: P2P

peer-to-peer

A relationship between two computers on the same network such that they are able to share information without a third computer having to act as a server. Peer-to-peer networking is often used on the Internet to facilitate the sharing of music and video files (often illegally) between users.
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a more affordable solution is peer-to-peer sharing of energy from large shs in a nanogrid.
This is a true peer-to-peer sharing economy," said Park Seong-joon, head of the blockchain research lab at Seoul's Dongguk University.
Rather than receiving our information directly from institutional gatekeepers, today we acquire it via peer-to-peer sharing.
Rather than receiving our information directly from institutional gatekeepers, who, despite often-flawed execution, were fundamentally committed to meeting editorial standards, today we acquire it via peer-to-peer sharing.
He also said that the amendment of the Optical Media Act is something that the President should consider, '[especially] with the advent of peer-to-peer sharing and transfer of media through nonphysical medium.
Providing a venue for yokoten - the practice of peer-to-peer sharing of kaizen ideas - The Community of Lean Lounge is also a space where attendees can get a break from the face-forward dynamic of conference presentations and observe, learn, share, chat, benchmark and network with peers who can provide information, encouragement, solutions, and ideas to assist them in their own Lean journey.
This acquisition also includes partnerships with several of America's car rental services including Zip Car, Enterprise and Maven Drive, to offer car parking spaces through peer-to-peer sharing across the West Coast of America.
A MediaPlatform customer identified a video strategy that used a combination of IP Multicast in some locations, MediaPlatform's SmartEdge eCDN servers in others, and Adobe peer-to-peer sharing as a third approach.
Joining the board of directors is a great opportunity for me to develop new programmes for peer-to-peer sharing of business insights, experiences and expertise that will be beneficial for our members," said Mr Samir Mehta, General Secretary, TAIT.
The 53 papers selected for the September 2016 conference share new research and practice on electronic government and electronic participation, addressing the public value of sense of community, the acceptance of open data infrastructure, the adaptation strategies of public service middle managers, the impact of peer-to-peer sharing economy platforms on society, and e-government implementation efforts in Rwanda, Libya, Denmark, South Africa, and Brazil.
The programme is called Maven and is three car-sharing services in one: a city-based service that rents GM vehicles by the hour through an app, another for urban apartment dwellers, and a peer-to-peer sharing service called Express Drive.
authorities seized and shut down Kickass Torrents (KAT), the world's largest website for sharing torrents, the peer-to-peer sharing community was dealt another blow this week.