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NN Glossary of Acronyms

Tenshi Hinanawi edited this page Oct 20, 2012 · 1 revision

Glossary of ACRONYMS

  • AFIPS - American Federation of Information Processing Societies
  • ANS - Advanced Networks and Services
  • ARPA - Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • ARPANET - Advanced Resaerch Projects Agency Network
  • AT&T - American Telephone and Telegraph Company
  • AUP - Acceptable Use Policy
  • AVAIL - Availablity of network access
  • AWK - Aho, Weinberger, Kernighan (Unix Utility)
  • BASIC - Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
  • BBN - Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc.
  • BBS - Bulletin Board System
  • Berknet - Berkeley Network
  • BESYS - Bell Operating System
  • BIS - Business Information Systems (At Bell Labs)
  • BITnet - Because It's Time Network
  • BLN - Bell Labs Network
  • BRL - Ballistics Research Laboratory
  • BSD - Berkeley Systems Distribution of Unix
  • BTL - Bell Telephone Laboratories
  • CBI - Charles Babbage Institute
  • CCC - Computer Chess Competition
  • CCN - College Campus Net (UCLA)
  • CCR - Command and Control Research
  • CPU - Central Processing Unit
  • CS - Computer Science
  • CSnet - Computer Science Network (later Computer and Science Network)
  • CTSS - Compatible Time-Sharing System
  • DEC - Digital Equipment Corporation
  • DEL - Decode-Encode Language
  • DoD - United States Department of Defense
  • Email - Electronic Mail
  • EUUG - European Unix Users Group
  • FA - From ARPANET
  • FCC - Federal Communications Commission
  • FJCC - Fall Joint Computer Conference (AFIPS)
  • FIDOnet - FIDO Bulletin Board System Network
  • Free-Net - Free access community Network (now a registered trademark of the National Public Telecommunications Network)
  • ftp - file transfer protocol
  • GECOS - General Electric Comprehensive Operating System (later GCOS)
  • grep - global/regular expression/print (Unix command)
  • honeydanber - Honeyman, David A. Nowitz, Brian E. Redman's Version of UUCP
  • IAB - Internet Activities Board
  • IBM - International Business Machines Corporation
  • IETF - Internet Engineering Task Force
  • IMP - Interface Message Processor
  • INWG - International Network Working Group
  • IPTO - Information Processing Techniques Office
  • Internet - Internetwork of Networks
  • IRC - Internet Relay Chat
  • JCL - Job Control Language
  • K-12 Net - Kindergarten to 12th grade Network
  • listserv - Electronic mailing list server
  • MAC - Man And Computer, Multi-Access Computer
  • MC - Mathematisch Centrum (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • MERIT - Michigan Education Research Instruction Triade
  • MILNET - Military Network
  • MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MOO - MUD, Object Oriented
  • MUD - Multi-User Dungeon
  • MULTICS - MULtiplexed Information and Computing Service
  • MUSH - Multi-User Shared Hallucinations
  • NAC - Network Analysis Corporation
  • NCP - Network Control Program or Network Control Protocol
  • Netiquette - Network users etiquette
  • Netnews - Network news
  • Netizen - Network Citizen, net.citizen
  • NII - National Information Infrastructure
  • NIL - Network Interchange Language
  • NNTP - Network News Transfer Protocol
  • NREN - National Education and Research Network
  • NSF - National Science Foundation
  • NSFnet - National Science Foundation Network
  • NTIA - National Telecommunications Information Administration
  • NWG - Network Working Group
  • NYPSC - New York Public Service Commission
  • PWB - Programmer's Workbench
  • REDEFUS - Redefine Universal Access
  • RFC - Request For Comment
  • RFP - Request For Proposal
  • RFQ - Request For Quotation
  • RJE - Remote Job Entry
  • RLE - Research Laboratory for Electronics
  • rn - read news
  • SDC - System Development Corporation
  • SJCC - Spring Joint Computer Conference (AFIPS)
  • SRI - Stanford Research Institute
  • TCP/IP - Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
  • TIP - Terminal IMP
  • UCB - University of California at Berkeley
  • UCLA - University of California at Los Angeles
  • UCSD - University of California at San Diego
  • UCSB - University of California at Santa Barbara
  • UNC - University of North Carolina
  • UNSW - University of New South Wales
  • Usenet - Users network
  • USG - Unix Support Group
  • UUCP - Unix to Unix CoPy
  • V6 - Version 6 (Unix)
  • V7 - Version 7 (Unix)
  • VMSnet - Virtual Memory System network
  • WWW - World Wide Web

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