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Table 1 System parameters and definitions for service type

From: Privacy preserving model: a new scheme for auditing cloud stakeholders

Notations Description
Ax Amount paid for each service for a particular period
fi Specifies the function (e.g., max or sum).
k Service type
C sp Cloud service provider
L Security limitations
N The number of cloud users
Δqi = fi(qi) Correct answer of each query stored in a cluster
Qi = (qi, fi) Each query for every member of data set
x The user that access the service
n(ω) Contracted services
Z = {Z1, Z2, …, Zn} Arbitrary data set
{Zj | j qi}. Subset of data-set entry
A dit Third party auditor
C id Identity of cloud users