A grouping of people, such as in a city or a neighborhood, that has common political, social, or economic interests.
a geographic area in which its residents have shared interests
a more loosely knit community built around common characteristics or shared interests
a Wiley micro-site specialising in a particular area of scientific interest, for example, Polymer Research or Genomics
Communities defined by actual shared interests, either political, social or economic.
The interest shown by customers in one exchange in calling customers in another exchange, as measured by calling patterns. COI is an important criterion for Extended Area Service (EAS), which eliminates long distance charges by linking two or more telephone exchanges to form one common local calling area.
A group of people united by a common social, political, economic, or ethnic similarities. Court decision have come down discarding some plans that disregarded communities of interest.
A Community of interest is a community of people who share a common interest or passion, such as rugby fans on Rugby365.com, or music lovers on MP3.com. These people exchange ideas and thoughts about the given passion, but may know (or care) little about each other outside of this area. Participation in a community of interest can be compelling, entertaining and create a â€˜stickyâ€™ community where people return frequently and remain for extended periods.
A Community of Interest are collaborative groups of user who require a shared vocabulary to exchange information to in pursuit of common goals, interests, and business objectives. With the context on the Data Reference Model (DRM) they may include Lines of Businesses within the government and external organizations that are dedicated to the support of business functions.
C.O.I., Community of Interest is a means by which network assets and or network users are segregated by some technological means for some established purpose. COI's are a strategy that fall under the realm of Computer security which itself is a subset of Security engineering. Typically COI's are set up to protect a Network infrastructure from a group or groups of users who are performing some esoteric functions.