of Hypertext and Graphical User Interfaces


of Vision and Reality of Hypertext and Graphical User Interfaces

ACM Association for Computing Machinery
AFIPS American Federation of Information Processing Societies
ARC Augmentation Research Center at SRI
ARPA Advanced Research Project Agency
ASCII American Standard for Coded Information Interchange
BBN Bolt, Beranek & Newman Inc. – the company that built the IMPs
CERN Conceil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (European Organization for Nuclear Research)
CHI ACM Conference on Computer Human Interaction
CSCW Computer Supported Cooperative Work
CSL Computer Science Laboratory at Xerox Parc
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
DARPA Defence Advanced Research Project Agency
DTP Desktop Publishing
EARS Ethernet-Alto-RCG-SLOT
FJCC Fall Joint Computer Conference
FLEX Flexible Extendable
FRESS File Retrieval and Editing System
GID Graphical Input Device
GREP Global Regular Expression Print
GUI Graphical User Interface
HCI Human Computer Interaction
HCIL Human Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland
HES Hypertext Editing System
HTML HyperText Markup Language
HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol
IBM International Business Machines
IEEE Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers
IMP Interface Message Processor – the router of the ARPAnet
IPTO Information Processing Techniques Office, division at ARPA
IRIS Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship at Brown University
KPT Kai’s Power Tools
LAN Local Area Network
LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emitation of Radiation
LRG Learning Research Group at Xerox Parc
MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NCSA National Center for Supercomputing Applications
NLS On-Line System
OHS Open Hypermedia System
OS Operating System
OWL Office Workstations Ltd.
PARC Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
PC Personal Computer
POLOS Parc On-Line Office System
RCG Research Character Generator
SDD Systems Development Department at Xerox
SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language
SLOT Scanning Laser Output Terminal
SRI Stanford Research Institute
TIES The Electronic Encyclopedia System (as in Hyperties)
UID globally unique identifier (of the Dexter Model)
URI Universal Resource Identifier
URL Uniform Resource Locator
W3C World Wide Web Consortium 
WIMP Windows, Icons, Menus, and Pointing Device
WWW World Wide Web
WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get Alan Kay 2017: What exactly is WYSIWYG?
XML Extensible Markup Language

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