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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers or IEEE (pronounced as eye-triple-e) is a non-profit, professional organisation based in the United States. It is the largest (in number of members) professional organization. The IEEE has branches in every part of the world. Its members are electrical engineers, computer scientists, telecommunications workers, etc. Its goal is to promote knowledge of electrical engineering.

It participates in all activites generally associated with professional organizations:

  • Editing and publishing peer-reviewed journals
  • Consensus-based standards activities.
  • Organizing conferences
  • Technical publishing, of its own journals, standards, and member-written texts.

Some notable IEEE committees are

See also: Institute of Electrical Engineers (a similar organization in the UK)

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