IEEE 802 Standards - signaling and access methods...

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IEEE 802 Standards The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) is a technical association of industry  professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications technologies. The  previous topic discusses the IEEE organization. This topic describes the standards developed by  the LAN/MAN Standards Committee (LMSC), which develops LAN (local area network) and MAN  (metropolitan area network) standards, mainly for the lowest two layers in the OSI reference  model. LMSC is also called the IEEE Project 802, so the standards it develops are referenced as  IEEE 802 standards, described next. In general, IEEE 802 standards define physical network  interfaces such as network interface cards, bridges, routers, connectors, cables, and all the 
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Unformatted text preview: signaling and access methods associated with physical network connections. 802.1 Higher Layer LAN Protocols Working Group 802.2 Logical Link Control Working Group (Inactive) 802.3 Ethernet Working Group 802.4 Token Bus Working Group (Inactive) 802.5 Token Ring Working Group 802.6 Metropolitan Area Network Working Group (Inactive) 802.7 Broadband TAG (Inactive) 802.8 Fiber Optic TAG 802.9 Isochronous LAN Working Group 802.10 Security Working Group 802.11 Wireless LAN Working Group 802.12 Demand Priority Working Group 802.14 Cable Modem Working Group 802.15 Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) Working Group 802.16 Broadband Wireless Access Working Group 802.17 Resilient Packet Ring Working Group...
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