Article I

Name and Objectives

Section 1

The name of this organization shall be the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, hereinafter abbreviated SMCS, of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., hereinafter abbreviated IEEE.

Section 2

The objectives of the SMCS shall be scientific, literary, and educational in character. It shall maintain a high professional standing among its members and give special attention to such aims within the SMCS Field of Interest (FoI) as hereinafter defined.

Section 3

The SMCS shall promote close cooperation and exchange of technical information among its members and to this end shall hold meetings for the presentation and discussion of technical papers; shall publish technical journals; and through its committees, shall study and contribute to the technical and professional needs of its members.