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CPE Name Comparison

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The second phase of CPE name matching, where the individual attribute comparison results from the first phase are analyzed as a collection to determine an overall comparison result for the two names. The result of a name comparison is the identification of the relationship between a source CPE name and target CPE name.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7696