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Terminology and Acronyms

Term
Definition in the context of this documentation
Agent
Any person, organisation, or machine who has control over a self-sovereign digital identifier (DID), to transact in Internet of Impact networks
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Blockchain
Cell
The base form of any type of organisation, which is represented by a digital identifier (DID)
Cell Node
An autonomous, decentralised, sovereign data store and software agent which performs actions on behalf of one or more controller agents
Claim
Credential
Cosmos
The Internet of Blockchains, formed by networks built on the Cosmos SDK and Tendermint consensus engine, which are interconnected through the Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) protocol
Decentralised Identifier
A W3C standard digital identifier
Delegator
DID
See Decentralised Identifier
DID Document
Hub
IBC
Inter-blockchain Communication
Interchain Identifier
A decentralised identifier (DID) which has been purposed to identify digital assets which are located within blockchain name-spaces
Impact Token
ixo
Name of the open-source project that is building the Internet of Impact. Not an acronym.
IXO
The native utility token of the Internet of Impact Hub
Market Relayer
Oracle
Precision impact
Precision Oracle
Proof
Relayer
Specification
State
Token
Validator
Validation
Verification
Verified Claim
Zone
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