What does IEEE Stand For?

What Does IEEE Mean?

IEEE stand for Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and you can learn more about it right here!

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) was formed in the late 1800s as an organization of technical professionals. It has since become very active in the development of technical specifications and standards, including many of the technologies used to build the infrastructure of the Internet. Much of its work is done through its technical societies and professional associations who share interest in specific areas. For more information about the IEEE, visit their Web site at: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

When someone refers to a cable or other device as IEEE qualified, they are stating that that cable or device meets the standards established by one of the IEEE group (Societies) noted below.

The various IEEE’s technical societies cover a broad spectrum of fields, ranging from oceanic engineering to nuclear sciences, here are the Web pages of some of its computer-related groups:

IEEE Circuits and Systems Society:

IEEE Communications Society:

IEEE Computer Society:

IEEE Information Theory Society:

IEEE Neural Networks Council:

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