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What is the IEEE standard for LAN?
Last Updated: 13th April, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, what is meant by IEEE standards?
The Institute of Electrical and ElectronicsEngineersStandards Association (IEEE-SA) is anorganizationwithin IEEE that develops globalstandards in a broadrange of industries, including: powerand energy, biomedical andhealth care, information technology androbotics, telecommunicationand home automation,
Likewise, what does the IEEE 802.3 standard define? 802.3 is a standard specificationforEthernet, a method of packet-based physical communication inalocal area network (LAN), which is maintained bytheInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).Ingeneral, 802.3 specifies the physical media and theworkingcharacteristics of Ethernet.
Similarly one may ask, what is the purpose of the IEEE 802 committee?
The IEEE 802 LAN/MAN StandardsCommitteedevelops and maintains networking standards andrecommendedpractices for local, metropolitan, and other areanetworks, usingan open and accredited process, and advocates themon a globalbasis.
What does 802 refer to in the IEEE 802 standard?
From Wikipedia: The number 802 was simply thenextfree number IEEE could assign,though“802” is sometimes associated with thedate thefirst meeting was held — February 1980. IEEE=Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and isaprofessional association chartered for the advancementoftechnology.