The International Federation for Information Processing, usually known as IFIP, is an umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information technology. Information technology ( IT) as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA is "the study design development implementation support It is a non-governmental, non-profit organization with offices in Austria. Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich Its members include over 48 national societies and academies of science.
IFIP was established in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO, under the name International Federation of Information Processing Societies (IFIPS); the name was changed in 1961. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established on November 16 The original contribution of IFIP was the definition of the Algol 60 programming language, which was one of the first examples of truly international collaboration in computer science and left a durable mark on the entire field. Algol (β Per / Beta Persei known colloquially as the Demon Star, is a bright Star in the Constellation Perseus.
IFIP's activities are centered on its twelve Technical Committees, which are divided into working groups. The working groups (with names like "WG 2. 4 Software Implementation Technology") organize conferences, run workshops, and circulate technical papers.