A unique piece of information that marks or signifies a particular entity within a domain. Such information is only unique within a particular domain.
An identity is a set of information that is attributable to a given entity. [Source: Wikipedia on Digital Identity.] Identity is a presentation or role of an entity. [Source: Roger Clarke.] a set of claims made by one entity about itself or another entity. [Source: Kim Cameron.] An identity is the set of the properties of an entity that allows the entity to be distinguished from other entities. Identities are owned by their entities. Identities have several key attributes, including: anonymity, strength, owning entity.
The distinguishing character of the personality or behaviors of an individual.
Identity relations are used to specify that two model ingredients in different imported model fragments are the same. There are two possible applications. Firstly, they can be used to indicate that two entities in different imported model fragments are actually the same one. Secondly, they can be used to specialise entities in child model fragments. For example, the fish entity in a parent model fragment can be specialised to a salmon entity in the child model fragment.
(Unihipili, Uhane, Aumakua) Sameness in all that constitutes the objective reality of a thing. Divine Creator; Source.
the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"
a real-world entity (such as a person, company, or organization) that has a public key associated with him, her, or it
a relation that maintains the identify between an attribute on one object and an attribute on another object
a set of claims made by one entity about itself or another entity (to paraphrase Cameron )
a distinguishing characteristic of an object that denotes a separate existence of the object even though the object may have the same data values as another object
An individual's perceptions regarding the degree to which the objectives, rules, and rewards of his or her educational/work environment are clear and stable.
Uniqueness property of objects. The fact that an object's state is mutable means that it is significant which object is addressed in expressions.
The unique nature of an object that distinguishes it from all other objects.
A representation of any entity that does business with the Oracle Security Server.
Identity refers to the way people see themselves--the groups they feel a part of, the significant aspects of themselves that they use to describe themselves to others. Some theorists distinguish between collective identity, social identity, and personal identity. However, all are related in one way or another to a description of who one is, and how one fits into his or her social group and society over all.
The set of attributes that apply to and may distinguish an entity. Sometimes used to refer to a subset of those attributes.
property of an object that distinguishes the object from all others.
An instance of java.security.Identity, a security object that contains information about a specific entity, such as a user or a group.
The relationship of an avatar to a real-world individual or an artificial intelligence (AI), which can vary in usefulness and personality from an answering machine to an autonomous entity. This includes such things as multiple identities, gender, links to other resources (such as Web pages or e-mail addresses), ID validation information to enable financial transactions, and so on. Note that identity refers to how identity is stored and transferred rather than a philosophical question.
The distinguishing characteristics by which a consumer is known. May also includes any unique information about a consumer such as a Social Insurance number.
The distinguishing character or personality of an individual; the condition of being the same with something described or asserted.
Identity refers to the way in which people see themselves - the groups that they feel part of, and the significant aspects of themselves that they use to describe themselves to others. Some theorists distinguish among collective identity, social identity and personal identity. However, all of these are related to a description of who one is and how one fits into social groups and society as a whole (Conflict Research Consortium, 1998).
The distinguishing character or personality of a consumer. Also includes any unique information about a consumer such as a Social Security number.
The combination of the public key and any other public information for an entity. The public information may include user identification data such as, for example, an e-mail address. A user certified as being the entity it claims to be.
In philosophy, identity is whatever makes an entity definable and recognizable, in terms of possessing a set of qualities or characteristics that distinguish it from entities of a different type. Or, in layman's terms, identity is whatever makes something the or .
Identity is an umbrella term used throughout the social sciences for an individual's comprehension of him or herself as a discrete, separate entity. This term, though generic, can be specified by the disciplines of psychology and sociology, as well as the two forms of social psychology.
An identity in object-oriented programming, object-oriented design and object-oriented analysis describes the property of objects that distinguishes them from other objects. This is closely related to the philosophical concept of identity.