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Acronyms AIA Aerospace Industries Association AM amplitude modulation ANSI American National Standards Institute CALS computer-aided acquisition and logistics support CBEMA Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association CCITT International Consultative Committee for Telephone and Telegraph CPU central processing unit COS Corporation for Open Systems DOD Department of Defense ECMA European Computer Manufacturing Association EEC European Economic Community EIA Electronics Industries Association EPRI Electric Power Research Institute ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute FCC Federal Communications Commission GATT General Agreement on Tariff and Made GM General Motors GNP gross national product IEC International Electrotechnical Commission ISO International Organization for Standardization IT information technology ITRC Information Technology Requirements Council ITU International Telecommunication Union 67

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68 ISDN integrated service digital network JIS Japan Industrial Standards JTC1 Joint Technical Committee LAN local area network MAP manufacturing automation protocol MIS management information system MITI Ministry of International Made and Industry NAE National Academy of Engineering NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NRC National Research Council OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PBX private branch exchanges POSI Promoting Conference for Open Systems Interconnections R&D research and development SAMA Scientific Apparatus Makers Association SGML standards graphics markup language SPAG Standards Promotion and Applications Group SONET synchronous optical networks TOP technical and office protocol TTA TTC VCCI VAN Telecommunication Technology Association Telecommunications Technology Committee Voluntary Control Council for Interference value-added network