What Does SIGCOMM Mean?

SIGCOMM is an acronym that stands for Special Interest Group on Data Communications. SIGCOMM is an arm of the Association for Computing Machinery. This group was founded in 1969 and provides expertise in communications and computer networks.


Techopedia Explains SIGCOMM

SIGCOMM holds an annual event for networking and conferencing purposes. It also helps to establish protocols for computing and communications. SIGCOMM produces a quarterly magazine called Computer Communication Review. Tech experts look at SIGCOMM as a player in the widely distributed internet community and the loosely affiliated network of groups that handle computer science-related questions from the general public or from enterprise.


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