Special Interest Group


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Special Interest Group

(SIG) One of several technical areas, sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery. Well-known SIGs include SIGPLAN (the Special Interest Group on Programming Languages), SIGARCH (the Special Interest Group for Computer Architecture) and SIGGRAPH (the Special Interest Group for Computer Graphics).
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For more information about joining the special interest group in Norway contact Andrew Shikiarat andrew@projectliberty.
The OMG Robotics Special Interest Group is leading the way in standards efforts, which will create an open marketplace for interoperable applications that can run on any robotics platform," said Dr.
From its publications, such as Facts and Myths, and Near East Report, which are regularly fed to influential policy-makers, to its mobilization of the Jewish American voter at election time, to its saturation campaigns targeting legislators via letter, telephone and fax machine, AIPAC stands out among the rest of the lobbies as the most effective special interest groups around.
Moreover, LEO Special Interest Groups (LEOSIGs) serve to connect users with common interests or goals.
Labor unions and special interest groups can use their own soft money on advertising for the candidates they have endorsed.
What these special interest groups fail to realize is that they're rationally looking to solve an irrational and fundamentally larger societal problem.
com: A project dedicated to changing America's government by removing special interest groups from the leadership role that they currently have and replacing them with leadership that is "By the People and For the People.
Not surprisingly, an entire industry has arisen in California devoted to the business of running ballot initiatives for special interest groups, with an adjunct coterie of consultants to run the campaigns against initiatives on behalf of other special interest groups.
In the past few years, Houston's strong leadership has not only provided robust programming, supported many special interest groups, and promoted successful networking, but has provided a model of membership retention and growth.
Representing more than 2,000 member companies worldwide and more than 25 percent of the Fortune 100, OAUG provides users of Oracle Applications with education, networking, training and support via a wide range of activities including conferences, publications, special interest groups and on-line communities.
OAUG Community Thursdays highlight the best-of-the-best educational and training sessions, and offer discussion forums as hosted by OAUG geographic (Geos) and special interest groups (SIGs).
ATLANTA -- The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), the world's largest global knowledgebase for Oracle(R) Applications users, announced today that four user groups formerly associated with PeopleSoft have been incorporated into the OAUG as Special Interest Groups (SIGs).

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