LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Computing professionals joining or renewing their membership in IEEE Computer Society also have the opportunity to join a Technical Committee in their field of interest to network with like-minded individuals and directly influence standards development, conferences, publications, and educational activities.
IEEE Computer Society Technical Committees are international networks of professionals with common interests in computer hardware, software, applications, and interdisciplinary fields. They serve as the focal point for IEEE Computer Society activities within a technical discipline, and open opportunities to organize conferences, work with publications, join the leadership team, start new programs, and meet and collaborate with colleagues.
"Joining a TC enables professionals to stay on top of leading-edge trends and to network with the top people in their technical area," said Cecilia Metra, Vice President, Technical & Conference Activities and a professor of electronics at University of Bologna.
More than two dozen Technical Committees are active in the following areas:
- Business Informatics and Systems
- Computer Architecture
- Computer Communications
- Computational Life Sciences
- Data Engineering
- Digital Libraries
- Distributed Processing
- Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance
- Intelligent Informatics
- Learning Technology
- Multimedia Computing
- Mathematical Foundations of Computing
- Microprocessors and Microcomputers
- Multiple-Valued Logic
- Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
- Parallel Processing
- Real-Time Systems
- Scalable Computing
- Semantic Computing
- Security and Privacy
- Services Computing
- Microprogramming & Microarchitecture
- Visualization and Graphics, and
IEEE Computer Society also supports Technical Councils on Software Engineering and Test Technology and a Task Force on Network Science. Membership in IEEE or IEEE Computer Society is not required to join a Technical Committee, Technical Council, or Task Force.
To find out more about Technical Committees, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/web/tandc, then join the committee you're interested in. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to add membership in IEEE Computer Society. To find out more about Computer Society benefits, visit http://www.computer.org/portal/web/membership/benefit-home.
About IEEE Computer Society
IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce of technology leaders including: professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students. The unmatched source for technology information, inspiration, and collaboration, the IEEE Computer Society is the source that computing professionals trust to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art information on an on-demand basis. The Computer Society provides a wide range of forums for top minds to come together, including technical conferences, publications, and a comprehensive digital library, unique training webinars,professional training, and the TechLeader Training Partner Program to help organizations increase their staff's technical knowledge and expertise. To find out more about the community for technology leaders, visit http://www.computer.org.
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