Oh man that looks awesome! I am going to smoke one pretty soon my self.
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Officially it's called a "standing rib roast". "prime rib" is a colloquial term believed to have originated because the roast is cut from the rib primal cut.
If you slice it before cooking it becomes a rib steak(bone in) or rib eye if boneless.
Here's a good description; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prime_Rib