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Acronyms

ASCII
American standard code for information interchange
ALU
Arithmetic/logic unit
CAD
Computer aided design
CPU
Central processing unit
CFI
CAD Framework Initiative
CMU
Carnegie Mellon University
DBMS
Database management system
DBM
Database management
DDE
Dynamic data exchange
DDM
Design data management
DIM
Design information management
DMI
Design management interface
DML
Data manipulation language
DO
Design object
EBNF
Extended Backus-Naur Form
ECAD
Computer-aided design for electronics
EDA
Electronic design automation
ER
Entity-Relationship model
FAR
Framework architecture reference
Fortytwo
The Answer to the Great Question of Life, the Universe and Everything
IC
Integrated circuit
ID
Identifier
IPC
Inter-process communication
IPSE
Integrated project support environmen
ISO
International Standards Organization
ITC
Inter-tool communication
HDL
Hardware description language
JCF
JESSI Common Framework
JESSI
Joint European Submicron Silicon Initiative
MS
Microsoft
MUX
Multiplexer
NFS
Network file system
OLE
Object linking and embedding
ONC/RPC
Open network connect / remote procedure calls
OODBMS
Object-oriented database management system
OSF/DCE
Open software foundation / distributed computing environment
PI
Programming interface
PTB
Parse-tree builder
STF
Structurer and flattener
TCP/IP
Transmission control protocol / internet protocol
Tcl
Tool command language
Txl
Tree transformation language

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