List of Acronyms

List of Acronyms

ACTE: Approvals Committee for Terminal Equipment (in the EC Commission)
ADLNB: Association of Designated Laboratories and Notified Bodies
AECMA: Association Européenne des Constructeurs de Matériel Aérospatial
AENOR: Asociación Española de Normalización y Certificación
AFME: Asociación de Fabricantes de Material Eléctrico
AFNOR: Association Française de Normalisation
AG: General Assembly
AG: Agreement Group
AIE: European Association of Electrical Contractors
AMDEA: Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Electrical Appliances
AMN: Asociación MERCOSUR para la Normalización
ANEC: European Association for the coordination of consumer representation in Standardization
ANFEL: National Association of Manufacturers of Household Appliances (Spain)
ANIE: Associazione Nazionale Industrie Elettrotecniche ed Elettroniche
ANSI: American National Standards Institute
AOW: Asian/Oceanic OSI Workshop
ASB: Associated Body
ASEM: Asia-Europe meeting
ASEM-TFAP: ASEM Trade Facilitation Action Plan
ASRO: Romanian Standards Association
ASTA: Association of Short-Circuit Testing Authorities
ATC: Abstract Test Case
ATEX: Explosive Atmospheres
ATM: Abstract Test Method
AUG: Automotive Users Group
BC: Bon de Commande, mandate
BEAB: British Electrotechnical Approvals Board
BEC: British Electrotechnical Committee
BSI: British Standards Institution
BT: Technical Board
BTTF: Technical Board Task Force
CA: CENELEC Administrative Board
CAD: Computer Aided Design
CAM: Computer Aided Manufacturing
CAPIEL: Coordinating Committee for the Associations of Manufacturers of Industrial Electrical Switchgear and Controlgear in the European Union
CASCO: ISO Council Committee on Conformity Assessment
CASE: Computer Aided Software Engineering
CASE: Conformity Assessment Systems Evaluation (USA)
CAUG: Civil Aviation Users Group
CB: Certification Board
CBEMA: Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association (USA)
CCA: CENELEC Certification Agreement
CCB: CEN Certification Board
CCAF: CENELEC Conformity Assessment Forum
CCITT: Certification for IT&T
CEA: Comité Européen des Assurances
CEB: Comité Electrotechnique Belge
CDV: Committee Draft for Voting
CEB/BEC: Comité Electrotechnique Belge/Belgisch Elektrotechnisch Comité
CEC: Commission of the European Communities
CECAPI: European Committee of Electrical Installation Equipment Manufacturers
CECC: Cenelec Electronic Components Committee
CECC CERT: CECC Certification Committee
CECED: European Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Domestic Equipment
CECIMO: European Committee for Cooperation of the Machine Tool Industries
CEFIC: European Chemical Council
CEI: Comitato Elettrotecnico Italiano
CELMA: Federation of National Manufacturers Associations for Luminaires and Electrotechnical Components for Luminaires in the European Union
CEN: European Committee for Standardization
CENELEC: European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization
CEPT: European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations
CERTLC: Certification Liaison Committee
CES: Swiss Electrotechnical Committee
CFITT: Certification for IT&T
CGF: CENELEC Global Framework
CGI: Computer Graphics Interface
CGM: Computer Graphics Metafile
CIGOS: Canadian Interest Group on Open Systems
COCIR: European Coordination Committee of the Radiological and Electromedical Industries
CODUS DB: Codus Database Users Group
COGEN: European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration
CONCIT: Comitato nazionale di coordinamento per le technologie dell’informazione
COS: Corporation for Open Systems
COSINE: Cooperation for OSI Networking in Europe
COTREL: Committee of Associations of European Transformers Manufacturers
CR: CEN Report
CS: CENELEC Central Secretariat
CSNI: Czech Standards Institute
CTR: Common Technical Regulation
CTS: Conformance Testing Service
CWA: CEN or CENELEC Workshop Agreement
CYS: Cyprus Organization for Standards
DEMKO: Danish Electrical Material Control
DG: Directorate General (European Commission)
DIN: Deutsches Institut für Normung
DIS: Draft International Standard
DKE: Deutsche Elektrotechnische Kommission
DOA: Date of Announcement
DOP: Date of Publication
DOR: Date of Ratification
DOW: Date of Withdrawal
DPS: General Directorate of Standardization (Albania)
DS: Dansk Standard
DSSU: State Committee of Ukraine on Technical Regulation and Consumer Policy
DZNM: State Office for Standardization and Metrology (Croatia)
EA: European Cooperation for Accreditation
EAAB: European Accreditation Advisory Board
EAC: European Accreditation of Certification
EACEM: European Association of Consumer Electronics Manufacturers
EAL: European Accreditation of Laboratories
EBU: European Broadcasting Union
EC: European Commission
ECCA: European Cable Communications Association
ECI: European Copper Institute
ECITC: European Committee for IT & T Testing and Certification
ECITC/OTL: ECITC Group on OSI Testing Liaison
ECMA: European Computer Manufacturers Association
ECQAC: Electronic Components Quality Assurance Committee
ECSS: European Cooperation for Space Standardization
ECTEL: European Telecommunications and Professional Electronics Industry
ECTRA: European Committee for Telecommunications Regulatory Affairs
EDI: Electronic Data Interchange
EDIFACT: EDI for Administration, Commerce and Trade
EDMA: European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association
EEA: European Economic Area
EECA: European Electronic Component Manufacturers Association
EEPCA: European Electrical Products Certification Association
EFSG: European Fire and Security Group
EFTA: European Free Trade Association
EG: Expert Group
EG CT: (EWOS) Expert Group on Conformance Testing
EICTA: EACEM – European Association of Consumer Electronics Manufacturers
ELSECOM: European Electrotechnical Sectoral Committee for Testing and Certification
ELC: European Lighting Council
ELOT: Hellenic Organization for Standardization
EMC: Electromagnetic Compatibility
EMCIT: (Agreement Group for) European Testing of Electromagnetic Compatibility of IT Products
EMEDCA: European Active Medical Devices Certification Agreement
EMUG: European MAP User Group
EN: European Standard
ENEC: European Norms Electrical Certification
ENS: European Nervous System
ENS-CC: ENS Certification Center
ENV: European Pre-Standard
EOTC: European Organization for Testing and Certification
EPHOS: European Procurement Handbook for Open Systems
EPIA: European Photovoltaic Industry Association
EPSMA: European Power Supply Manufacturers Association
EPTA: European Power Tool Association
ES: European Specification
ESA/ESTEC: European Space Research and Technology Centre
ESCIF: European Sectoral Committee for Intrusion and Fire Protection
ESO’s: European Standards’ Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI)
ESONE: Committee for European Studies on Norms for Electronics
ESPRIT: European Strategic Program for Research and Development in IT
ETCI: Electro-Technical Council of Ireland
ETCOM: European Testing Consortium for Office and Manufacturing (Agreement Group)
ETRI: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (South Korea)
ETS: European Telecommunications Standard
ETS: Executible Test Suite
ETSI: European Telecommunications Standards Institute
EU: European Union
EUCOMED: European Confederation of Medical Associations
EURALARM: Association of European Manufacturers and Installers of Fire and Security Systems
EURELECTRIC: Union of the Electricity Industry
EUROBAT: Association of European Storage Battery Manufacturers
EUROCAE: European Organization for Civil Aviation Equipment
EUROLAB: European Federation of National Associations of Measurement, Testing and Analytical Laboratories
EUROPACABLE: European Confederation of Associations of Manufacturers of Insulated Wires and Cables
EVA: European Vending Association
EVS: Estonian Center for Standardization
EWOS: European Workshop for Open Systems
EZU: Electrotechnical Testing Institute
FDT: Formal Description Technique
FDIS: Final Draft International Standard
FIEC: European Construction Industry Federation
FIPS: Federal Information Processing Standard (USA)
FME: Association of Metal and Electrotechnical Industries
FTAM: File Transfer Access and Management
GCI: Graphical Computer Interface
GKS: Graphical Kernel System
GLATC: Graphics and Languages Testing and Certification
GOSIP: Government Open Systems Interconnection Profile
GPA: GATT Agreement
HAR: Agreement on the use of a commonly agreed marking for cables and cords complying with harmonized specifications
HD: Harmonization Document
HoD: Heads of Delegation
IAF: International Accreditation Forum
IBN/BNI: Institut Belge de Normalisation/Belgisch Instituut voor Normalisatie
ICS: International Classification for Standards
IEC: International Electrotechnical Commission
IEC CAB: IEC Conformity Assessment Board
IECQ: IEC Quality Assessment System for Electronic Components
IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
I-ETS: Interim European Telecommunications Standard
IIOC: Independent International Organisation for Certifcation
ILAC: International Laboratory Accreditation Conference
INTAP: Interoperability Technology Association for Information Processing (Japan)
INTEC: Independent Terminal Testing and Certification Consortium
IMQ: Istituto Italiano del Marchio di Qualità
IPQ: Instituto Português da Qualidade
IPR: Intellectual Property Rights
ISDN: Integrated Services Digital Network
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ISP: International Standardized Profile
Isss: (CEN/Isss) Information Society Standardization System
IST: Icelandic Standards
IT: Information Technology
IT&T: Information Technology and Telecommunications
ITSTC: Information Technology Steering Committee (for the coordination of CEN, CENELEC and ETSI activities in the IT field)
ITU: International Telecommunication Union
JPG: Joint Presidents Group
JTC: Joint Technical Committee (ISO/IEC)
KEMA: Testing Research and Development and Engineering Consultant to the Electric Power Industry
LAN: Local Area Network
LCIE: Laboratoire Central des Industries Electriques
LIF: Lighting Industry Federation
LST: Lithuanian Standards Board
LVE-CCC: Low Voltage Electrical Equipment Certification Coordination Committee
LVD: Low Voltage Directive
LVS: Latvian Standard
MAP: Manufacturing Automation Protocol
MB: Moniteur Belge
MEEI: Hungarian Institute for Testing and Certification of Electrical Equipment
MEP: Member of European Parliament
MHS: Message Handling Service
MITI: Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (Japan)
MoU: Memorandum of Understanding
MRA: Mutual Recognition Arrangement
MSA: Malta Standards Authority
MSZT: Hungarian Standards Institution
MUAHAG: Military Usage and Harmonization Advisory Group
NAPCTC: North American Policy Council for OSI Testing and Certification
NCB: National Certification Body
NEC: Nederlands Elektrotechnisch Comité
NEK: Norsk Elektroteknisk Komite
NEMKO: Norwegan Board for Testing and Approval of Electrical Equipment
NET: Norme Européenne de Telecommunications
NIST: National Institute for Standardization and Technology
NMF: Network Management Forum
NNI: Stichting Nederlands Normalisatie Instituut
NORMAPME: European Office of Crafts, Trades and Small and medium sized enterprises for standardization
NSAI: National Standard Authority of Ireland
NSF: Norges Standardiseringsforbund
NSO: National Standards Organisation
NSSA: National Statement of Surveillance Arrangements
NTA: National Telecom Agency (Denmark)
NTRAC: New Technical Regulations Applications Committee
NTR: Notifications of Test Results
NVLAP: National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Programme (USA)
OCG: OSTC Certification Group
ODP: Open Distributed Processing
OIW: OSI Implementors’ Workshop (within NIST)
OJEU: Official Journal of the European Union
OIML: International Organization of Legal Metrology
ON: Österreichisches Normungsinstitut
ONC: Organisme National de Certification (National Certification Organization)
ONH: Organisme National Habilité (National Authorized Institution)
ONS: Organisme National de Surveillance (National Supervising Inspectorate)
ORGALIME: European federation of national industrial associations representing the European mechanical, electrical, electronic and metal articles industries
OSI: Open Systems Interconnection
OSITOP: Open Systems Interconnection/Technical and Office Protocols (user association)
OSTC: Open Systems Testing Consortium (Agreement Group)
OTL: OSI Testing Liaison (ECITC)
OV: Order Voucher
ÖVE: Österreichischer Verband für Elektrotechnik
PAPG: Peer Assessment Permanent Group
PAS: Publicly Available Specifications
PC: Programming Committee
PCBC: Polish Centre for Testing and Certification
PICS: Protocol Implementation Conformance Statement
PIXIT: Protocol Implementation eXtra Information for Testing
PKN: Polish Committee for Standardization
PNE: Rules for presentation of European Standards
POSAT: POSIX Agreement Group on Testing
POSI: Promoting Conference for OSI (Japan)
POSIX: unix-based operating system standardised by IEEE and ISO/IEC
prEN: Draft of a European Standard
prENV: Draft of a European Prestandard
PSDN: Packet Switched Data Network
PSTS: Profile Specific Test Specificiation
PT: Project Team
PTS: Profile Test Specification
QA: Quality Assurance
QAP: Quality Assessment Procedures
QMS: Quality Management System
QS: Quality System
RA: Recognition Arrangement
RWS/CC: Regional Workshop Coordination Committee
SC: Subcommittee
SCC: Standards Council of Canada
SCTR: System Conformance Test Report
SDL: System Description Language (Formal definition)
SEE: Service de l'Energie de l'Etat (Luxembourg)
SEK: Svenska Elektriska Kommissionen
SEMKO: Swedish Board for Testing and Approval of Electrical Equipment
SESKO: Standardization in Finland
SEV: Slovak Electrotechnical Committee
SFS: Suomen Standardisoimisliitto
SFS: Svensk författningssamling
SGML: Standard Generalised Mark-up Language
SIG: Special Interest Group
SIS: Swedish Standards Institute
SIST: Slovenian Institute for Standardization
SMT: Supervised Manufacturer’s Testing
SNV: Schweizerische Normen-Vereinigung
SOGITS: Senior Officials Group on Information Technology Standardization
SOGT: Senior Officials Group on Telecommunications
SPAG: Standards Promotion and Application Group
SQA: Software Quality Assurance
STRI: Icelandic Council for Standardization
SWG-CA: JTC 1 Special Working Group on Conformity Assessment
TAS: Technology Approval Schedules
T&C: Testing and Certification
TC: Technical Committee
TC ATM: Technical Committee on Advanced Testing Methods; precursor to TC MTS
TC MTS: Technical Committee on Methods for Testing and Specification
TIE: Toy Industries Europe
TLFF/C+C: Technical Level Feeders Forum/Conformance and Certification
TME: European association of toys manufacturers
TOP: Technical Office Protocols
TOR: Terms of Reference
TMP: Testing at Manufacturer’s Premises
TP: Transaction Processing
TP: Test Purpose
TRAC: Technical Recommendations Application Committee; precursor to NTRAC
TSE: Turkish Standards Institution
TSS: Test Suite Structure
TSS&TP: Test Suite Structure and Test Purpose
TTC: Telecommunications Technology Committee (Japan)
TTCN: Tree and Tabular Combined Notation (test specification language)
TUAG: Telecommunication Users Advisory Group
TUTB: European Trade Union Technical Bureau for Health and Safety
UIC: International Union of Railways
UN/ECE: United Nations - Economic and Social Council
UNICE: Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe
UTE: Union Technique de l'Electricité et de la Communication
VDE-PZI: Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker - Prüfzeichen Institut
VT: Virtual Terminal
WAN: Wide Area Network
WECC: Western European Calibration Cooperation
WELAC: Western European Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation
WFMTUG: World Federation of MAP/TOP User Groups
WG: Working Group
WTO: World Trade Organization
ZSMP: Institute for Standards, Metrology and Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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