AAAAAAmerican Association Against Acronym Abuse
American Association Against Acronym Abuse
ACKAcknowledge
Acknowledge
AFAIKAs Far As I Know
As Far As I Know
AJAXAsynchronous Javascript and XML
Asynchronous Javascript and XML
API[[wikipedia:Application Programming Interface]]
wikipedia:Application Programming Interface
ASAPAs Soon As Possible
As Soon As Possible
AWGTHTGTATAAre We Going To Have To Go Through All This Again
Are We Going To Have To Go Through All This Again
B11Bauhausstraße 11
Bauhausstraße 11
B15Bauhausstraße 15
Bauhausstraße 15
BCIBrain-Computer Interface
Brain-Computer Interface
BFABachelor of Fine Arts – undergraduate students will graduate with this degree
Bachelor of Fine Arts – undergraduate students will graduate with this degree
BFI1. Bauhaus Film Institute 2. British Film Institute
1. Bauhaus Film Institute 2. British Film Institute
Bib(fam.) Bibliothek – Library
(fam.) Bibliothek – Library
Bibo(fam.) Bibliothek – Library
(fam.) Bibliothek – Library
BisonBeratungs- und Informations-System online →VLV
Beratungs- und Informations-System online →VLVVorlesungsverzeichnis
BPMBeats per minute
Beats per minute
BUWBauhaus-Universität Weimar
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
CD1. [[Bauhaus-Universität Corporate Design|Corporate Design]] 2. Compact Disc
1. Corporate Design 2. Compact Disc
CICorporate Identity (Erscheinungsbild)
Corporate Identity (Erscheinungsbild)
CMS[[Webapps|Content Management System]]
Content Management System
CMYK[[Farbe#Farbräume|Cyan Magenta Yellow Key]] Colorspace
Cyan Magenta Yellow Key Colorspace
CMYKGO[[Farbe#Farbräume|Cyan Magenta Yellow Key Green Orange]] Colorspace (Hexachrome)
Cyan Magenta Yellow Key Green Orange Colorspace (Hexachrome)
CPUCentral Processing Unit, an →IC, generally refered to as the processor in a computer
Central Processing Unit, an →ICIntegrated Circuit, also called “chip”, generally refered to as the processor in a computer
CSS[[CSS|Cascading Style Sheets]]
Cascading Style Sheets
CTP[[Druckvorstufe|Computer to plate]]
Computer to plate
CUDACompute Unified Device Architecture
Compute Unified Device Architecture
CV1. [[Tracking Motion Detection|Computer Vision]], 2. [[wikipedia:Curriculum vitae]]
1. Computer Vision, 2. wikipedia:Curriculum vitae
DAUDümmster anzunehmender User – abwertender Begriff für einen NooB in Anlehnung an den GAU (Größter anzunehmender Unfall)
Dümmster anzunehmender User – abwertender Begriff für einen NooB in Anlehnung an den GAU (Größter anzunehmender Unfall)
DAWDigital audio workstation – combination of hardware and software to create music and sound digitally
Digital audio workstation – combination of hardware and software to create music and sound digitally
DBISDatenbankinformationssystem
Datenbankinformationssystem
DIPDual Inline Package. An IC which comes in DIP package has 2 rows of contacts. [[Wikipedia:Dual in-line package]]
Dual Inline Package. An ICIntegrated Circuit, also called “chip” which comes in DIPDual Inline Package. An IC which comes in DIP package has 2 rows of contacts. [[Wikipedia:Dual in-line package]] package has 2 rows of contacts. Wikipedia:Dual in-line package
DMX[[DMX|Digital MultipleX]] is a lighting control protocol standard using XLR cables
Digital MultipleX is a lighting control protocol standard using XLR cables
DNSDomain Name System
Domain Name System
dpi[[Druckvorstufe|dots per inch]]
dots per inch
DSPDigital Signal Processing – Digitale Signalverarbeitung
Digital Signal Processing – Digitale Signalverarbeitung
DTP[[Druckvorstufe|Desktop Publishing]]
Desktop Publishing
DVI[[Standards/Video|Digital Visual Interface]]
Digital Visual Interface
ECTS[[ECTS|European Credit Transfer System]]
European Credit Transfer System
eduroameduroam is an acronym for roaming in the education and research area. It provides an infrastructure that offers internet connectivity to the users of the participating institutions.
eduroameduroam is an acronym for roaming in the education and research area. It provides an infrastructure that offers internet connectivity to the users of the participating institutions. is an acronym for roaming in the education and research area. It provides an infrastructure that offers internet connectivity to the users of the participating institutions.
ExifExchangeable image file format – Meta-information of an (image) file about its contents - such as aperture, shutter speed, focal lengt, ISO speed …
Exchangeable image file format – Meta-information of an (image) file about its contents - such as aperture, shutter speed, focal lengt, ISO speed …
EXPTVExperimentelle Television
Experimentelle Television
EZBElektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek
Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek
FKFreie Kunst – a program at the faculty Gestaltung
Freie Kunst – a program at the faculty Gestaltung
FLOSSFree/Libre Open Source Software
Free/Libre Open Source Software
FPSFrames per second
Frames per second
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
File Transfer Protocol
Gem[[Tracking Motion Detection#Gem|Graphics Environment for Multimedia]] an OpenGL extension for →[[Pure Data|Pd]]
Graphics Environment for Multimedia an OpenGL extension for →Pd
GMUGestaltung medialer Umgebungen
Gestaltung medialer Umgebungen
GPS[[GPS|Global Positioning System]]
Global Positioning System
GPUGraphics Processing Unit, the main →IC on a graphics adapter (Grafikkarte)
Graphics Processing Unit, the main →ICIntegrated Circuit, also called “chip” on a graphics adapter (Grafikkarte)
GSHauptgebäude Geschwister-Scholl-Straße
Hauptgebäude Geschwister-Scholl-Straße
GUIGraphical User Interface
Graphical User Interface
HCIHuman-computer interaction
Human-computer interaction
HfMHochschule für Musik Franz Liszt – Liszt School of Music
Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt – Liszt School of Music
HIGHuman Interface Guidelines
Human Interface Guidelines
HKSColor system by [[Farbe#HKS|Hostmann-Steinberg Druckfarben, Kast + Ehinger Druckfarben und H. Schmincke & Co.]]
Color system by Hostmann-Steinberg Druckfarben, Kast + Ehinger Druckfarben und H. Schmincke & Co.
HSB[[Farbe#Farbräume|Hue Saturation Brightness]] Colorspace
Hue Saturation Brightness Colorspace
HTML[[HTML|Hypertext Markup Language]]
Hypertext Markup Language
HTTPHyperText Transfer Protocol
HyperText Transfer Protocol
ICIntegrated Circuit, also called “chip”
Integrated Circuit, also called “chip”
IDE[[wikipedia:Integrated development environment]]
wikipedia:Integrated development environment
IFD[[IFD:Start|Interface-Design]]
Interface-Design
IIRCIf I Remember Correctly
If I Remember Correctly
IKKM[http://www.ikkm-weimar.de International Research Institute for Cultural Technologies and Media Philosophy]
International Research Institute for Cultural Technologies and Media Philosophy
IM1. Instant Messaging 2. Inoffizieller Mitarbeiter (der Stasi)
1. Instant Messaging 2. Inoffizieller Mitarbeiter (der Stasi)
IMAPInternet Message Access Protocol – for accessing your email See also →SMTP →POP
Internet Message Access Protocol – for accessing your email See also →SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol – for sending email. See also →IMAP →POPPOPPost Office Protocol – for accessing your email. See also →IMAP →SMTP
Int[[Int|Integer]] is a data type in many programming languages
Integer is a data type in many programming languages
IP1. Internet Protocol 2. Intellectual property
1. Internet Protocol 2. Intellectual property
IRC[[Internet Relay Chat]]
Internet Relay Chat
JSON[[JSON|JavaScript Object Notation]] Format
JavaScript Object Notation Format
KEWKünstlerisch-Experimentelle Werkstätten
Künstlerisch-Experimentelle Werkstätten
KVC[[KVC+KVO|Key-Value-Coding]]
Key-Value-Coding
KVO[[KVC+KVO|Key-Value-Observing]]
Key-Value-Observing
LANLocal Area Network
Local Area Network
LASERLight amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
LDAP[[SCC-Services|Lightweight Directory Access Protocol]], [[wikipedia:LDAP]]
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, wikipedia:LDAP
LEDLight-emitting diode
Light-emitting diode
LP1. Leistungspunkte, also see [[ECTS|European Credit Transfer System]] 2. Long Player (Langspielplatte)
1. Leistungspunkte, also see European Credit Transfer System 2. Long Player (Langspielplatte)
M18Marienstraße 18, this is where the StuKo and the students Café is
Marienstraße 18, this is where the StuKoStudierenden Konvent (some other Universities call this Sudentenrat) and the students Café is
M5[[Marienstraße 5]]
Marienstraße 5
M7b[[Marienstraße 7b]]
Marienstraße 7b
MACMedia Access Control
Media Access Control
MFAMaster of Fine Arts – graduate students will receive this degree
Master of Fine Arts – graduate students will receive this degree
MGMediengestaltung →MKG
Mediengestaltung →MKGMedienkunst/Mediengestaltung
MIDIMusical Instruments Digital Interface see also →OSC
Musical Instruments Digital Interface see also →OSC[[OSC|Open Sound Control]]
MKMedienkultur
Medienkultur
MKGMedienkunst/Mediengestaltung
Medienkunst/Mediengestaltung
MMMedienmanagement
Medienmanagement
MoCap[[Tracking Motion Detection|Motion Capture]]
Motion Capture
Moodle[[Moodle|Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment]]
Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment
MVC[[MVC|Model/View/Controller]]-Design Pattern
Model/View/Controller-Design Pattern
OCROptical Character Recognition (Convert scanned images to text documents)
Optical Character Recognition (Convert scanned images to text documents)
OOP[[OOP|Object-Oriented Programming]]
Object-Oriented Programming
OPACOnline Public Access Catalogue
Online Public Access Catalogue
OSOperating System – for instance Apple's OS X stands for the tenth version of the OS
Operating System – for instance Apple's OSOperating System – for instance Apple's OS X stands for the tenth version of the OS X stands for the tenth version of the OSOperating System – for instance Apple's OS X stands for the tenth version of the OS
OSC[[OSC|Open Sound Control]]
Open Sound Control
OSSOpen Source Software
Open Source Software
OSM[[Mapping|Open Street Map]] a free and open map source
Open Street Map a free and open map source
PantoneA company and their proprietary color system
A company and their proprietary color system
Pd[[Pure Data]] a dataflow programming environment
Pure Data a dataflow programming environment
PD1. public domain 2. in the context of the university PD sometimes stands for Product Design
1. public domain 2. in the context of the university PD1. public domain 2. in the context of the university PD sometimes stands for Product Design sometimes stands for Product Design
PHP[[PHP|PHP Hypertext Processor]]
PHP Hypertext Processor
POPPost Office Protocol – for accessing your email. See also →IMAP →SMTP
Post Office Protocol – for accessing your email. See also →IMAPInternet Message Access Protocol – for accessing your email See also →SMTP →POPSMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol – for sending email. See also →IMAP →POP
Q3Coudraystraße. A Street named after [[wikipedia:de:Clemens Wenzeslaus Coudray| Clemens Wenzeslaus Coudray]]. In fact this is not an acronym, it's a phonetic joke in reference to M18, B11 and so forth. Be aware that the number 3 is part of it and not the address. The University's building in that street is number 13.
Coudraystraße. A Street named after Clemens Wenzeslaus Coudray. In fact this is not an acronym, it's a phonetic joke in reference to M18Marienstraße 18, this is where the StuKo and the students Café is, B11Bauhausstraße 11 and so forth. Be aware that the number 3 is part of it and not the address. The University's building in that street is number 13.
QRQuick Response Code - zweidimensionaler (Bar-)Code (Software in vielen mobilen Endgeräten mit Kamera enthalten)
Quick Response Code - zweidimensionaler (Bar-)Code (Software in vielen mobilen Endgeräten mit Kamera enthalten)
QR-CodeQuick Response Code - zweidimensionaler (Bar-)Code (Software in vielen mobilen Endgeräten mit Kamera enthalten)
Quick Response Code - zweidimensionaler (Bar-)Code (Software in vielen mobilen Endgeräten mit Kamera enthalten)
RALColor system [[Farbe#RAL|Reichs-Ausschuss für Lieferbedingungen]]
Color system Reichs-Ausschuss für Lieferbedingungen
Regex[[Regular Expressions]]
Regular Expressions
REWEAcronym for “Revisionsverband der Westkauf-Genossenschaften” – a german supermarket chain
Acronym for “Revisionsverband der Westkauf-Genossenschaften” – a german supermarket chain
RFIDRadio-Frequency Identification
Radio-Frequency Identification
RGB[[Farbe#Farbräume|Red Green Blue]] Colorspace
Red Green Blue Colorspace
RSSRich Site Summary – a web feed format
Rich Site Summary – a web feed format
RTFMRead the Fu**ing Manual
Read the Fu**ing Manual
SCC[[SCC-Services|Servicezentrum für Computersysteme und -kommunikation]] (some other Universities call this Rechenzentrum)
Servicezentrum für Computersysteme und -kommunikation (some other Universities call this Rechenzentrum)
SDKSoftware Development Kit
Software Development Kit
SeaM[[EKK:Start|Studio für elektroakustische Musik]] – Studio for electroacoustic Music
Studio für elektroakustische Musik – Studio for electroacoustic Music
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol – for sending email. See also →IMAP →POP
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol – for sending email. See also →IMAPInternet Message Access Protocol – for accessing your email See also →SMTP →POPPOPPost Office Protocol – for accessing your email. See also →IMAP →SMTP
SSSommersemester – summer semester. Usually this is followed by the year. If not it could be something else.
Sommersemester – summer semester. Usually this is followed by the year. If not it could be something else.
SSIDService Set Identifier – the name of a →WLAN
Service Set Identifier – the name of a →WLANWireless →LAN
StuKoStudierenden Konvent (some other Universities call this Sudentenrat)
Studierenden Konvent (some other Universities call this Sudentenrat)
SVG[[HTML#SVG|Scaleable Vector Graphics]]
Scaleable Vector Graphics
SWS[[SWS|Semesterwochenstunden]]
Semesterwochenstunden
TCP/IP[[TCP/IP UDP]] Internet protocol suite
TCP/IP UDP Internet protocol suite
Thoska[http://www.uni-weimar.de/cms/intern/thoska.html '''T'''hüringer '''Ho'''chschul- und '''S'''tudentenwerks'''ka'''rte''] that's the student service and identification card''
Thüringer Hochschul- und Studentenwerkskarte that's the student service and identification card
TOCTable of contents – Inhaltsverzeichnis
Table of contents – Inhaltsverzeichnis
UIUser Interface
User Interface
UK1. Universitätskommunikation – a service of the university taking care of public relations 2. United Kingdom
1. Universitätskommunikation – a service of the university taking care of public relations 2. United Kingdom
URLuniform resource locator – a human readable web address which is looked up by the →DNS and translated into an →IP Address
uniform resource locator – a human readable web address which is looked up by the →DNSDomain Name System and translated into an →IP1. Internet Protocol 2. Intellectual property Address
VDVVan-de-Velde Bau – a building on the campus named after and built by [[wikipedia:Henry van de Velde]]
Van-de-Velde Bau – a building on the campus named after and built by wikipedia:Henry van de Velde
VGA[[Standards/Video|Video Graphics Array]]
Video Graphics Array
VKVisuelle Kommunikation – a graphic design program at the faculty Gestaltung
Visuelle Kommunikation – a graphic design program at the faculty Gestaltung
VLVVorlesungsverzeichnis
Vorlesungsverzeichnis
VPN[[VPN-Clients an der Bauhaus-Uni|Virtual Private Network]] you need to know how to set this up if you want →(W)LAN access at the university
Virtual Private Network you need to know how to set this up if you want →(W)LANLocal Area Network access at the university
WikiHaiwaiian for ''fast'' (not an acronym). It is the name for a hypertext system for websites where the user may not only read the content but is also able to change it instantaneously through the browser.
Haiwaiian for fast (not an acronym). It is the name for a hypertext system for websites where the user may not only read the content but is also able to change it instantaneously through the browser.
WLANWireless →LAN
Wireless →LANLocal Area Network
WSWintersemester
Wintersemester
WYSIWYGWhat You See Is What You Get - Codeless Visual Editor
What You See Is What You Get - Codeless Visual Editor
XAMP[[PHP|A combination of different software for web server]]
A combination of different software for web server
XHTMLExtensible Hypertext Markup Language →HTML
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language →HTML[[HTML|Hypertext Markup Language]]