Computer and Communication Standards:

Cross Reference:

  1. American National Standards Institute (ANSI) coordinates and approves US national standards.
  2. Gateway to Standards Organizations from the National Standards System Network.
  3. Center for Standards from the (US) Defense Information Systems Agency.
  4. Computer and Communication Organizations in this WWW page set - includes some standards organizations.
  5. Computer graphics and image processing ISO/IEC JTC1 SC24 Subcommittee.
  6. Computers: Software: Protocols from Yahoo.
  7. Distributed Multimedia Survey: Standards from CERN.
  8. Gigabit Test Bed - Interoperability testing for high speed networking technology from LLNL.
  9. I/O Related Standards Information from the X3T10 Committee.
  10. Industry Standards Activities from the SAS Institute.
  11. International Standards Organizations from Intercai Telematics Consultants.
  12. Internet drafts current from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
  13. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Entry page
  14. Internet protocol information from the Naval Research Lab.
  15. InterOperability Lab (IOL) communication standards interoperability testing, U. of New Hampshire
  16. Japanese Industrial Standards.
  17. Malaysia, Standards and Industrial Research Institute (SIRIM).
  18. Multimedia Standards Survey brief comments about numerous standards in one page.
  19. Public Netperf Browse or add Netperf network performance data, from HP HOT!
  20. Other Internet Standards Resources from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
  21. Other Protocols from the US Navy Research Laboratory Extensive!.
  22. Slovenia, Standards and Metrology Institute (SMIS).
  23. Standards and Standardization Bodies from the International Standards Organization (ISO).
  24. Standards Documentation from Netscape.
  25. Standards Interoperability Testing from the Interoperability Lab (IOL) at U. of New Hampshire.
  26. Standards Organizations as listed by John December.
  27. Standards Process Automation (SPA) System from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  28. Standards, Testing and Protocols page from the W3 Communications & Telecommunications Virtual Library
  29. Standards/Standards Bodies/Legislation from Keith O'Brien's Telecom Info.
  30. Telecom Standards A list of relevant URLs from Telematrix.
  31. WWW Virtual Library: Standards and Standardization Bodies.

Standards Pages:

  1. Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 ANSI body to develop Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standards.
  2. ADSL Tutorial Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line technology for data or twisted pair.
  3. American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the main entry page.
  4. ANSI Standards Documentation From Internet Distribution Services
  5. ANSI National Standards System Network
  6. Application Binary Interface Standard information from:
  7. Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) information from:
  8. CCITT Some information from the Indiana Gopher server
  9. CIE International Commission on Illumination
  10. CORBA 2.0 Specification from the Object Management Group (OMG).
  11. CORBA Information Resources from Los Alamos National Laboratory (unaffiliated with the OMG).
  12. Credit card payment protocol from Netscape.
  13. Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) secretariat for Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12.
  14. Digital Audio Visual Interoperability Council (DAVIC) International audio/video organization.
  15. Dynamic Host Configuration (dhc) from Bucknell University
  16. EPP and ECP (IEEE 1284) Parallel Port Standard.
  17. Ethernet information from:
  18. European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Organization for technical interoperability.
  19. FDDI information from:
  20. Fibre Channel Standard (FCS) information from:
  21. FORTH Information from ATHENA Programming under the direction of ANSI X3J14.
  22. Frame Relay information from:
  23. Graphical Symbols Compliant to IEC Standard 417.
  24. HIPPI information from:
  25. HTML information from:
  26. HTTP basic information from the W3 Consortium.
  27. I2O Device independent input/output device interface standard.
  28. IEEE 1394 information from:
  29. IEEE 802.9a documentation.
  30. IEEE Standards information not the actual standards themselves which must be purchased (generally).
  31. IETF documents under review rapidly changing documents
  32. IETF OSI DS Document Index
  33. IETF RFCs From the InterNIC. Permanent documents.
  34. IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
  35. IMA RFTs Interactive Media Association (empty as of 3/18/94)
  36. International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) electrical and electronic engineering standards body, Geneva, Switzerland.
  37. InterNIC Internet Documentation (RFC's, FYI's, etc.)
  38. Internet RFC list from Racal-Datacom.
  39. Internet Drafts Index from Nexor.
  40. Internet Protocol links from
  41. IP: Next Generation 8/22/94 presentation (as of 9/11/94)
  42. IPng description from Sun Microsystems.
  43. IPng a student project from Trinity College Dublin.
  44. IP over ATM working group
  45. IPI from Minimal online material.
  46. ISDN information from:
  47. ISO The International Standards Organization (Japan)
  48. JPEG FAQ - Joint Photographic Experts Group image compression standard.
  49. Large File Format standardization effort (64 bit indexes).
  50. LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol.
  51. MBONE multicast over IP (especially Internet) - good "home" page.
  52. Metadata standards comparison from CIESIN.
  53. MIME: Types, and Proposal (RFC 1341), and Overview
  54. MPEG: Description and FAQ
  55. MPI - Message Passing Interface library specification for message-passing
  56. Multicast IP and MBone, student project from Trinity College Dublin.
  57. Multimedia Standards
  58. Multimedia-related RFCs
  59. National Imagery Transmission Format Standards (NITFS) MIL-STDs for platform independent image transmission.
  60. Network Computer Reference Profile Apple, IBM, Oracle, Netscape, and Sun guidelines.
  61. OSI Reference Model student project from Trinity College Dublin.
  62. Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) Communication package for Unix systems, from Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  63. PASC The IEEE's Portable Application Standards Committee, POSIX, etc.
  64. PCI Bus briefing from Intel.
  65. PCMCIA information from:
  66. PGP - Pretty Good Privacy public domain public key cryptography.
  67. PGP Workshop with overview and tutorial material - Pretty (sic) good.
  68. PVM - Parallel Virtual Machine Software to permit Unix systems to multiprocess over a network.
  69. RFC Index Search Form from Nexor.
  70. RFC repositories - a URL list from Cern. Somewhat dated (10/94) but still useful.
  71. RFCs - HTML linked from MIT - searching available.
  72. RTF Rich Text Format
  73. Scalable Coherent Interface (SCI) information from:
  74. SCSI information from:
  75. Serial Storage Architecture (SSA) peripheral interconnect architecture from IBM.
  76. SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language and Discussion
  77. SGML ftp server, Norway.
  78. SMDS information from:
  79. SNMP and network management, the Netherlands
  80. SONET information from:
  81. Specification and Description Language (SDL) for communications systems, ITU standard.
  82. SPICE Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination, a standard for software process assessment.
  83. SQL Database query language.
  84. STEP information from:
  85. T1, Telecommunications Committee American National Standards Institute (ANSI) committee.
  86. TWAIN Image acquisition (e.g. scanner) application programming interface (API) standard.
  87. Unicode worldwide character encoding standard from the Unicode Consortium.
  88. Universal Serial Bus (USB) serial peripheral interconnect for PCs.
  89. USENET Standards related FAQs (list from Ohio State):
  90. VDSL Tutorial Very high rate Digital Subscriber Line for data over fiber/copper.
  91. Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) Forum
  92. Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) Repository, from U.C. San Diego.
  93. X3T11 from Minimal to no online material.
  94. X.400-FAQ
  95. X12 Accredited Standards Committee ANSI electronic data interchange (EDI) body.
  96. X3, Accredited Standards Committee The ANSI committee on information technology.
  97. X3T10 lower level interfaces (e.g. SCSI and IDE [ATA]) from ANSI.