Actor

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Term actor
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SESAR

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Definition

an implementation independent unit of responsibility that performs an action to achieve an effect that contributes to a desired end state.

Definition Source

NATO Architecture Framework (NAF) Chapter 3, NNEC Architecture Elements and Descriptions

Note

For the concept of the architecture element ‘actor’ different names are used. Common similar terms are: Business Actor, Performer, Logical Node.

An actor in the context of Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) can be an organisation/unit like an ATS unit (ACC,APP, TWR) or an individual like an air traffic controller, planning controller, executive controller, etc.

Lexicon Release

Lexicon Release 2015.2