Glossary of some Acronyms occurring in the Math on the Web pages
(A growing collection)
Click on an abbreviation marked as an active link to be taken to an occurence of it in the Math on the Web pages, for example,
for a link to an organization.
- ANU
: Australian National University
- BUBL
:
Bulletin Board for Librarians, Mathematics (BUBL at Bath, UK)
- CDE
: Commission on Development and Exchange of the IMU
- CTAN
: Comprehensive TeX Archive Network
- CTI
: Computers in Teaching Initiative, CTI - Mathematics (U Birmingham, England)
[now part of the Learning and Teaching Support Network]
- DTD
: Document Type Declaration
- DMV
: Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung,
German Mathematical Society (Berlin , Germany)
- HOL
: Higher Order Logic, as in the
The HOL Theorem Proving System
- HPCC
: High Performance Computing and Communications
- HTML
: Hypertext Markup Language (an SGML DTD, in fact)
- ICHM
: International Commission on the History of Mathematics
- ICM
: International Commission on Mathematical Instruction
- ICMI
: International Congress of Mathematicians
- IT
: Institute of Technology, as in Georgia Institute of Technology
- IUP
: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
- IUPUI
: Indiana University - Purdue University in Indianapolis
- LMS
: London Mathematical Society
- NCCOSC
:
Naval Command, Control and Ocean Surveillance Center in San Diego CA
- NHSE
: National HPCC Software Exchange
- SFB
: Sonderforschungsbereich (German = special research area)
- SGML
: Standard Generalized Markup Language
- SMB
: Society for Mathematical Biology
- TCS
: Theoretical Computer Science
- TH
: Technische Hochschule [German], as in TH Darmstadt
- TLA
: Three-Letter Acronym
- TU
: Technische Universität [German], as in TU Berlin
- TUG
: TeX User Group
- U
: University or University of, as in U Toronto or Harvard U
- UC
: University of California, as in UC Irvine, specifying the Irvine campus
- UCSTRI
: Unified Computer Science TR Index (Marc VanHeyningen's searchable index of documents)
- UIUC
: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- UMALCA
: Unión
Matemática de América Latina y el Caribe
- Uni
: Universität [German] or Université (de) [French], as in Uni Münster or Uni Strasbourg
- WWW
: World-Wide Web; also written W3
In trying to make this information hierarchy as complete and
as useful as possible, we are always looking for appropriate
new links to add.
Please communicate any comments or suggestions to
mathweb@mathontheweb.org.