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Abbreviation of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, pronounced I-triple-E. Founded in 1884 as the AIEE, the IEEE was formed in 1963 when AIEE merged with IRE. IEEE is an organization composed of engineers, scientists, and students. The IEEE is best known for developing standards for the computer and electronics industry. In particular, the IEEE 802 standards for local-area networks are widely followed.

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The IEEE home page 
Home page for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. There are links to their latest news, activities, nembership FAQ and member services, publications, and links to other professional societies.

FAQ on IEEE standards
Provides a list of acronyms and buzzwords to help identify an IEEE standard or a standard belonging to another standards-developing organization. In addition, there are answers to obtaining standards for various items like household appliances, DIN, and ISO 9000.

IEEE 1284 Parallel Port information page
Contains links to an introduction to the IEEE 1284 standard and operating modes, parallel port standards information, activities and news, FAQs, compatible products and links, and the IEEE standards organization home page.

IEEE Standards home page
This site hosts the IEEE SPAsystem, a set of information technologies intended to streamline the IEEE standards development process. Here, you can find links to FAQs, announcements, information on development standards, and guidelines.

IEEE Standards home page
Official home page for IEEE standards. Includes links to standards, FAQs, and other information.

IEEE's Computer magazine
Monthly magazine received by all members of the IEEE Computer Society. Offers articles of interest to computing professionals, computer scientists and engineers.

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Yahoo!'s directory of IEEE.

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