Standardsresearch

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Running head: STANDARDS RESEARCH

Standards research
Dr. Biswajit Panja
CIS 505
January 15, 2012

Objectives
Select (1) of the working groups in the IETF or IEEE and brief summarize what this group is working on.
Justify the need of the IEEE 802 standard used in networking.
Evaluate the (3) standard organizations including IEEE, ISO, and ANSI to determine the most important for communication technology.
Take a position on the need for a federal regulating body of standards such as NIST. Include supporting evidence to justify your opinion.

Working group 802.22
In short, Working Groups work to create and write the standard. Working Groups are open to anyone to participate in. For individual standards projects, IEEE or IEEE-SA
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IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE's core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE will be essential to the global technical community and to technical professionals everywhere, and be universally recognized for the contributions of technology and of technical professionals in improving global conditions. (IEEE, 2012)
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards. ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 163 countries, one member per country. ISO is a non-governmental organization that forms a bridge between the public and private sectors. On the one hand, many of its member institutes are part of the governmental structure of their countries, or are mandated by their government. On the other hand, other members have their roots uniquely in the private sector, having been set up by national partnerships of industry associations. Therefore, ISO enables a consensus to be reached on solutions that meet both the requirements of business and the broader needs of society. ISO has more than 18,500 International Standards and other types of normative

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