ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 N 2025
DATE: 1997-05-01
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ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29

Coding of Audio, Picture, Multimedia and Hypermedia Information

Secretariat: Japan (JISC)

DOC. TYPE Meeting Resolutions
TITLE Resolutions, the Thirty-ninth ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 Meeting, 1997-04-07/11, Bristol, UK [JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 N 1613]
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Narumi Hirose, Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
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INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR STANDARDISATION
ORGANISATION INTERNATIONALE DE NORMALISATION
ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11
CODING OF MOVING PICTURES AND AUDIO

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11N1613
April 1997

Source:Leonardo Chiariglione - Convenor
Title:Resolutions of 39th WG11 meeting
Status:Approved

1. WG11 approves the reports of the Maceio and Sevilla meetings

2. WG11 approves the reports from the Requirements, DSM, Systems, Video, Audio, SNHC, Test, Implementation, Liaison and HoD.

3. Subgroup recommendations

3.1. The Requirements group recommends

3.1.1. that MPEG members bring an assessment of how their work might be useful in the framework of MPEG-7 to the Stockholm MPEG meeting. (The work does not have to be strictly related to MPEG.)

3.1.2. that MPEG members who consider implementing MPEG-4 technology, either in hardware or in software, bring thoughts, ideas and requirements for dealing with profiles and levels to MPEG.

3.1.3. That MPEG members bring to MPEG proposals to satisfy one or more of the requirements in the area of Security and Copyright Protection as listed in the MPEG-4 Requirements Document and the 'Management of identification and protection of content in MPEG-4' document (N1680).

3.1.4. That MPEG members interested in MPEG-4 applications for the DVD bring their ideas to MPEG, both in the AHG on MPEG-4 requirements and in contributions to the Stockholm meeting

3.1.5. to set up the following ad hoc groups on
MPEG-4 requirementsN1673
MPEG-7 requirementsN1674
content-related IPR issues N1675
MPEG-4 Low Delay EvaluationsN1677

3.1.6. to approve the following documents
the version 3 of 'MPEG-7 Context and Objectives' N1678
the 'first draft of the MPEG-7 Requirements Document' N1679
the 'Management of identification and protection of content in MPEG-4' document N1680
the 'MPEG-4 Profiles Document' N1681
the 'MPEG-4 Requirements Document' N1682
the 'MPEG-4 Overview'N1683
the response to the 'project acceptance criteria' for MPEG-7 N1684
the 'List of Functionalities to be supported in the first phase of MPEG-4' N1685
the 'report on MPEG-7 Seminar in Bristol' N1686

3.1.7. To make publicly available the documents :
version 3 of the 'MPEG-7 Context and Objectives' N1678
'Management of identification and protection of content in MPEG-4' N1680
version 3 of MPEG-4 Requirements Document N1682
'report on MPEG-7 Seminar in Bristol' N1686

3.2. The DSM group recommends

3.2.1. to accept N1690 as the Preliminary Working Draft of ISO/IEC 14496-6 DMIF

3.2.2. to accept N1689 as the DMIF Reference model requirements

3.2.3. to accept N1690 as the DSM-CC conformance specification ISO/IEC 13818-10 Working Draft

3.2.4. to accept N1691 as version 1.1 of answers to the DSM-CC FAQ

3.3. The Systems group recommends

3.3.1. the approval of final text ISO/IEC 13818-1 AMD/3 Transport Stream Description (N1619) and the Disposition of Comments (N1620).

3.3.2. the submission of text of ISO/IEC 13818-1 PDAM/5 AAC related table entries (N1621) to SC29 for registration and CD ballot.

3.3.3. the approval of Systems WD 4.0. (WG11 N1692).

3.3.4. the approval of Systems VM 4.0. (WG11 N1693).

3.3.5 the approval of the Systems Verification Model July test case (WG11 N1694). The Systems sub-group further offers the use of the software architecture and software developed within this context as basis for the development of the MPEG-4 Player.

3.3.6 the approval of the addition of the following criterium :
- demonstration of real-time pushed audiovisual information,
to resolution xxx of Sevilla (Evaluation criteria to consider inclusion of APIs in the Systems CD), to make demonstration of the approach fully convincing. The other criteria remain unchanged and the evaluation will be made at the July meeting.

3.3.7. the approval of the MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 Systems Frequently Asked Questions (WG11 N1695).

3.3.8. to establish the following AdHoc groups :
AdHoc Group on Systems Working Draft Editing N1696
AdHoc Group on Systems Verification Model N1697
AdHoc Group on Systems Verification Model Implementation 1 N1698
AdHoc Group on Systems Verification Model Implementation 2 N1699
AdHoc Group on Systems Multiplex Specification N1700
AdHoc Group on Composition N1701
AdHoc Group on Joint Video/Systems Activities N1702
AdHoc Group on Quality of Services N1703

3.3.9. to make publicly available the following documents :
Systems Working Draft.N1692
Systems Verification Model.N1693
Systems Frequently Asked Question.N1695

3.4. The Video group recommends

3.4.1. The video group recommends the approval of the following documents :
Final text of ISO/IEC 13818-2 (MPEG-2) Amendment 4 (ITU-T Extension) N1624
Disposition of Comments by National Bodies on ISO/IEC 13818-2 Draft Amendment 4 (ITU-T Extension) N1625
Text of MPEG-4 video verification model V.7.0 N1642
Text of MPEG-4 visual working draft V.3.0 N1643
Description of core experiments on shape coding in MPEG-4 video N1644
Description of core experiments on region-oriented texture coding in MPEG-4 video N1645
Description of core experiments on error resilience in MPEG-4 video N1646
Description of core experiments on multifunctional coding aspects in MPEG-4 video N1647
Description of core experiments on coding efficiency in MPEG-4 video N1648
Overview of the MPEG-4 standardN1683
List of functionalities to be supported by October '97 N1685
Frequently asked questions on MPEG-4 Video N1713

3.4.2. The video group recommends to establish the following ad-hoc groups :
Ad-hoc group on core experiments on coding of arbitrarily shaped objects in MPEG-4 video (N1649)
Ad-hoc group on core experiments on error resilience in MPEG-4 video (N1652)
Ad-hoc group on core experiments on multifunctional coding in MPEG-4 video (N1653)
Ad-hoc group on core experiments on coding efficiency in MPEG-4 video (N1654)
Ad-hoc group on editing the documents of the MPEG-4 video verification model and the MPEG-4 visual working draft (N1655)

3.4.3. The video group recommends, with the support of the SNHC group, the approval of the following document :
Description of core experiments on visual texture/mesh coding (N1665)

3.4.4. The video group recommends, with the support of the SNHC group, to establish the following ad-hoc group :
Ad-hoc group on visual texture/mesh coding (N1667)

3.4.5. The video group recommends, with the support of the Systems group, to establish the following ad-hoc group :
Ad-hoc group on Joint Video/Systems Activities (N1702)
Ad-hoc group on Quality of Service(N1703)

3.4.6. The video group recommends, with the support of the Test group, the approval of the following document :
Logistics for July '97 competitive tests (N1676)
Principles and workpan of verification tests (N1707)

3.4.7. The video group recommends, with the support of the Test group, to establish the following ad-hoc group :
Ad-hoc group on formal subjective tests in July 1997 (N1710)

3.4.8. The video group recommends that the following documents are made publicly available :
Text of ISO/IEC 14496-2 video verification model V.7.0 N1642
Text of ISO/IEC 14496-2 visual working draft V.3.0 N1643
Description of core experiments on shape coding in MPEG-4 video N1644
Description of core experiments on region-oriented texture coding in MPEG-4 video N1645
Description of core experiments on error resilience in MPEG-4 video N1646
Description of core experiments on multifunctional coding aspects in MPEG-4 video N1647
Description of core experiments on coding efficiency in MPEG-4 video N1648
Description of core experiments on visual texture of mesh coding N1665
Frequently asked questions on MPEG-4 Video N1713

3.5. The Audio group recommends

3.5.1. that the text of Conformance 13818-4 PDAM /1 (covering 13818-7 AAC) given in WG11 N1626 be approved

3.5.2. that the text of Technical Report 13818-5 PDAM/1 (covering both 13818-3 Second Edition and 13818-7 AAC) given in WG11 N1627 be approved

3.5.3. that the text of the ISO/IEC 13818-7 for MPEG-2 AAC given in WG11 N1650 be progressed to International Standard status.

3.5.4. that the Disposition of Comments to the National Bodies on MPEG-2 AAC DIS given in WG11 N1651 be approved

3.5.5. that the description of MPEG-2 AAC reduction of prediction complexity given in document WG11 N1628 be approved

3.5.6. that the results of the brief assessments on MPEG-2 AAC reduction of prediction complexity given in document WG11 N1629 be approved

3.5.7. that the results of the brief assessments of MPEG-2 AAC matrix-downmix stereo given in document WG11 N1623 be approved

3.5.8. that the results of the informal assessments of MPEG-2 AAC SSR profile given in document WG11 N1704 be approved

3.5.9. that the report of AAC tools complexity overview given in document WG11 N1712 be approved

3.5.10. that the MPEG-4 Audio Working Draft, version 3.0, contained in WG11 N1631 be approved

3.5.11. that the MPEG-4 Audio software decoder VM 3.0 given in WG11 N1632 be approved

3.5.12. that the report of status of MPEG-4 Audio core experiments given in document WG11 N1633 be approved

3.5.13. that the MPEG-4 Audio core experiments test methodology as given in document WG11 N1634 be approved

3.5.14. that the proposal for a core experiment on low delay profile for MPEG-4 audio given in document WG11 N1630 be approved

3.5.15. that the proposal for MPEG-4 Verification Tests given in document WG11 N1707 be approved

3.5.16. that the MPEG-4 Overview given in document WG11 N1683 be approved

3.5.17. that the status of the MPEG-4 Player given in document WG11 N1705 be approved

3.5.18. that the MPEG Audio FAQs version 3 given in WG/N1635 be approved

3.5.19. that the bibliography of Audio related papers given in document WG11 N1622 be approved

3.5.20. that the Call for New Test Material, stereo and mono, given in document WG11 N1706 be approved

3.5.21. acknowledge the withdrawal of SAC and Harmony proposals from the July 97 tests

3.5.22. acknowledge the commitment for the contributions of Structured Audio Source Code by MIT

3.5.23. that the following documents should be made available for public release:
document WG11 N1631 - MPEG-4 Audio WD
document WG11 N1635 - MPEG Audio FAQs version 3
document WG11 N1712 - MPEG-2 AAC tools complexity overview

3.5.24. that the following ad-hoc groups be established
WG11 N1636 Ad-hoc Group on MPEG-2 AAC Conformance and Technical Report Coleman - Thom
WG11 N1637 Ad-Hoc Group on MPEG-4 Audio WD and VM Grill - Purnhagen
WG11 N1638 Ad-Hoc Group on MPEG-4 Audio Core Experiments (including SNHC Audio) Brandenburg - Moriya
WG11 N1673Ad-Hoc group on MPEG-4 Requirements, Koenen - Dufourd
WG11 N1640 Ad-hoc group on Audio FAQ for the MPEG Home page Spille
WG11 N1701 Ad-hoc group on MPEG-4 composition Signes - Schreier
WG11 N1657 Ad-hoc group on MPEG-2 AAC verification test preparation Dietz/Contin
WG11 N1708Ad-hoc group on MPEG-4 Player Coleman
WG11 N1703Ad-hoc group on MPEG-4 quality of service Curet - Edler

3.6. The SNHC group recommends

3.6.1. to approve Visual, Audio, and Systems WDs as edited this meeting.

3.6.2. to accept the commitments of the following organizations for their donation of SNHC Verification Model software:
Lucent for Facial Animation
Rockwell for Facial Animation;
ENST for Media Integration of Text and Graphics;
EPFL for view-dependent texture;
Sarnoff for SNR/resolution scalable texture;
Univ. of Rochester for 2D Mesh Animation and Compression;
M.I.T. for Structured Audio
MIRALab/LIGfor Facial animation
ETRI for Text-to Speech.

3.6.3.

3.6.4. To make public documents N1666 SNHC VM 4.0 (after two weeks of editing for final corrections) and N1669 SNHC FAQs (after one month of editing for final corrections).

3.7. The Test group recommends

3.7.1. that the principles and the workplan for verification tests (document WG11 N1707) be approved

3.7.2. that the calls for new test material (document WG11 N1706 and WG11 N1709) be approved

3.7.3. that the logistics on MPEG-4 Julzy '97 tests given in document WG11 N1676 be approved

3.7.4. that the organizations that have pre-registered for the July '97 tests and plan to register accredit the sum specified in WG11 N1676 and make sure that it is received by the 15th of May. Account information will be provided by Vittorio Baroncini by 21st April 1997.

3.7.5. the acknowledge of the withdrawal of SAC and Harmony proposals from July '97 tests

3.7.6. that the report on a brief assessment of AAC reduction of prediction complexity given in document n1629 be approved

3.7.7. that the results of the brief assessment of MPEG-2 AAC matrix-downmix stereo given in doc N1623 be appproved

3.7.8. the results of the informal assessment of MPEG-2 AAC SSR profile given in doc N1704 be approved

3.7.9. that, in order to facilitate the distribution of test material within MPEG, video and audio-visual sequences used for MPEG testing activities be printed on CD-ROMs. To this aim, the Convenor is requested to ask for permission to the respective copyrights owners.

3.7.10. to establish the following ad hoc groups:
ad hoc group on AAC verification test preparation N1657
ad hoc group on logistics for July '97 test N1710

3.8. The Implementation Studies group recommends

3.8.1. Simplified repetitive padding be incorporated in the Video Verification Model.

3.8.2. The results of Horizontal/Vertical switching should be investigated.

3.8.3. The adoption of the block based technique in preference to the vertex method for inclusion into the Video Verification Model for Shape Coding

3.8.4. That the coding style and tools recommended by ISG be used at an early stage in core experiments conducted by the other sub groups.

3.8.5. That an ad-hoc group on Computational Graceful Degradation (WG11 N1711) be established.

3.8.6. That the chairmen of the other sub groups inform ISG at the earliest opportunity which techniques have priority for analysis by members of ISG. Ideally at least 4 weeks prior to the start of each MPEG meeting.

3.9. The Liaison group recommends

3.9.1. the approval of the following response to the National Bodies
WG11 N1656 Response to the Japanese National Body

3.9.2. the approval of the following liaison documents:
WG11 N1658 Liaison statement to ITU-T SG16 indicating our acceptance of their proposed text for Amendment 4 to 13818-2.
WG11 N1659 Liaison statement to ITU-T SG11 regarding DMIF and Q.2941.1
WG11 N1660 Liaison statement to IEC/TC 46/SC 9 on development of intellectual property identification projects ISAN for audiovisual and ISWC for audio. Our representative will be Dominique Yon.
WG11 N1661 Liaison response to JPEG-2000 for sending to SC29/WG1 on the subject of MPEG-4 wavelet based texture coding.
WG11 N1662 Liaison response to ITU-T IMT 2000 (F.L.M.P.T.S.) on the subject of operability of MPEG-4 on wireless networks.
WG11 N1663 Liaison response to ETSI U.M.T.S on the subject of operability of MPEG-4 on wireless networks.

3.10. The HoD group

3.10.1. recommends approval of the response to the National Body of Japan

3.10.2. recommends approval of the meeting plan including the 44th meeting in Eilat, IL, on 98/11/02-06

3.10.3. express concern at the dramatic escalation of facilities fees at the 39th meetings. Further they request that future meetings hosts that plan to charge a facilities fee

1. consult the latest available guide to meetings hosts for a list of required facilities such as computers, printers etc. and not exceed the requirement unless recommended by the HoD's in advance.

2. minimize costs by eliminating services and facilities not essential to the conduct of the meeting.

In all cases the HoD's and/or the convenor should be consulted for advice and counsel on differentiating luxury from necessity.

Further the HoDs recommend that whenever possible a meeting planner, familiar with WG11 needs, be engaged to establish local meeting facilities.

The HoD's also request that the meeting host or HoD of the host National Body provide information to the HoD's at its meeting, usually held on the Monday of a WG11 meeting, as follows:

1.at a meeting prior to the meeting in question, an estimate of the facilities fees be provided. If a breakdown of estimated expenses is available that it too be presented.

2.at the meeting in question a financial report of anticipated income and expenses be presented.

4. WG11 approves the Disposition of Comments of DIS 13818-7 (WG11 N1651) and the text of IS 13818-7 (WG11 N1650), with all countries that have cast a negative (JP, UK, US) vote changing to positive vote, and requests the Convenor to forward the documents to the SC29 Secretariat for further processing.

5. WG11 approves WD 13818-10 (WG11 N1690) and requests the Convenor to forward the documents to the SC29 Secretariat for further processing.

6. WG11 approves the Disposition of Comments of 13818-1 PDAM 3 (WG11 N1620) and the text of 13818-1 DAM 3 (WG11 N1619) and requests the Convenor to forward the documents to the SC29 Secretariat for further processing.

7. WG11 approves 13818-1 PDAM 5 (WG11 N1621) and requests the Convenor to forward the documents to the SC29 Secretariat for further processing.

8. WG11 approves the Disposition of Comments of 13818-2 DAM 4 (WG11 N1625) and the text of 13818-2 AMD 4 (WG11 N1624) and requests the Convenor to forward the documents to the SC29 Secretariat for further processing.

9. WG11 approves PDAM 13818-4 (WG11 N1626) and requests the Convenor to forward the documents to the SC29 Secretariat for further processing.

10. WG11 approves PDAM 13818-5 (WG11 N1627) and requests the Convenor to forward the documents to the SC29 Secretariat for further processing.

11. WG11 approves the MPEG-2 workplan
PartTitle CD

PDAM

PDTR

FCD

FPDAM

FPDTR

DIS

DAM

DTR

DCOR

IS

AMD

TR

COR

10Conformance testing extensions - DSM-CC 97/0798/0398/05 98/07
1/Amd 3Private data identification 97/07
1/Amd 4Semantic and table definitions for 4:2:2 and multiview profiles 97/07
1/Amd 5Systems-related table entries for AAC 97/1098/03 98/05
4/Amd 1AAC Conformance Testing 97/1098/03 98/05
5/Amd 1Revised MPEG-2 Simulation Software 97/1098/03 98/05

12. WG11 approves the List of Functionalities planned to be included in the October 97 MPEG-4 CD (WG11 N1685). Members are encouraged to concentrate all their efforts to perfect the technologies needed to support the functionalities in the said list. Technologies needed to support other functionalities may be included in the October 97 CD subject to demonstrated maturity, donation of the relevant reference software and compliance with the MPEG CE procedures. It is expected that appropriate amendments and, if necessary, other parts of the MPEG-4 standard will be produced in a time frame set at the October 97 meeting.

13. WG11 recognising the need to produce substantive proof and demonstration of the MPEG-4 standard in a timely manner, requests its members to make available to MPEG any item of software, in addition to encoder and decoder software, that can accelerate the current MPEG-4 Player activity.

14. WG11 approves ver. 3 of the MPEG-4 Requirements document (WG11 N1682).

15. WG11 approves ver. 3 of the MPEG-4 profiles document (WG11 N1681).

16. WG11 approves
MPEG-4 Systems VMver 4.0 WG11 N1693
MPEG-4 Video VMver 7.0 WG11 N1642
MPEG-4 Audio VMver 4.0 WG11 N1632
MPEG-4 SNHC VMver 4.0 WG11 N1666

17. WG11 approves
MPEG-4 Systems WDver 4.0 WG11 N1692
MPEG-4 Visual WDver 3.0 WG11 N1643
MPEG-4 Audio WDver 3.0 WG11 N1631

18. WG11 approves the plan of work of the MPEG-4 player activity (WG11 N1705) and the establishment of an ad-hoc group in charge of executing the plan of work.

19. WG11 ackowledges that, of the companies that have responded to the November 1996 Call for Proposals, only Lehigh University and Teralogic confirm their intention to have their proposals subjected to formal test in July 1997. Proponents are requested to accredit a non refundable sum as identified in WG11 N1676 and make sure that it is received by 15 May 1997.

20. WG11 issues a Call for Proposals on Identification and Protection of content in MPEG-4 (WG11 N1714).

21. WG11 approves the detailed MPEG-4 workplan
MtgDate Result
39th04/97Final version of Test Procedures Document for 7/97

MPEG-4 WD containing

Part 1 - Systems

Part 2 - Visual

Part 3 - Audio

Part 5 - Reference software

Part 6 - DMIF (PWD)

40th07/971.MPEG-4 WD containing

Part 1 - Systems

Part 2 - Visual

Part 3 - Audio

Part 5 - Reference software

Part 6 - DMIF

Validation of new video proposals and existing VMs by complete formal tests.

A first instance of the MPEG-4 player integrated

41st10/971. MPEG-4 CD containing

Part 1 - Systems

Part 2 - Visual

Part 3 - Audio

Part 5 - Reference software

Part 6 - DMIF

2. MPEG-4 recorder integrated

42nd03/98Clarification of MPEG-4 CD
43rd07/98MPEG-4 Final CD
44th11/98MPEG-4 DIS
45th01/99MPEG-4 IS

22. WG11 approves the MPEG-7 Requirements document (WG11 N1679).

23. WG11 thanks Thomas Sikora for organising a very successful MPEG-7 seminar at this meeting.

24. WG11 approves its integrated workplan
PartTitle CfPWD CD

PDAM

PDTR

FCD

FPDAM

FPDTR

DIS

DAM

DTR

DCOR

IS

AMD

TR

COR

MPEG-2
10Conformance extensions - DSM-CC 97/07 98/0398/07
1/Amd 3Private data identification 97/0297/07
1/Amd 4Semantic and table definitions for 4:2:2 and multiview profiles 97/07
1/Amd 5 97/11 98/03
4/Amd 1AAC Conformance Testing 97/1198/03
5/Amd 1AAC Technical Report 97/1198/03
MPEG-4
1Systems 97/1098/07 98/1199/01
2Visual 97/1098/07 98/1199/01
3Audio 97/1098/07 98/1199/01
4Conformance Testing 97/1098/10 99/0799/1100/01
5Reference Software 97/1098/07 98/1199/01
6DSM-CC Multimedia Integration Framework (DMIF) 97/0797/10 98/0798/1199/01
MPEG-7
1MPEG-798/11 99/0700/0300/07 00/1101/01

25. WG11 approves its five-year meeting schedule

Legend:
R:Req.S: SysV:Vid A:AudH: SNHCT:Test I:ImplD: DSM

Noyy mmdd CityCountry RS VA HT ID
389702 17-21SevillaES XXX XXXX X
399704 07-11BristolUK XXX XXXX X
409707 21-25StockholmSE XXX XXXX X
419710 27-31FribourgCH XXX XXXX X
429803 16-20TokyoJP XXX XXXX X
439807 06-10DublinIE XXX XXXX X
449811 02-06Eilat(IL) XXX XXXX X
459903 ??(KR) XXXX XXX X

26. WG11 approves its Bristol press release for publication on the MPEG home page (WG11 N1617).

27. The Convenor would like to express his thanks to Julien Signes, Peter Schirling and Mauri Vaanananen and for their support in the preparation of the Friday Plenary.

28. WG11 thanks the following individuals for their contributions in support of this meeting:
Paul Fellows
Elaine SmithIn Any Event UK
Louise BriggsIn Any Event UK
Sarah BlairIn Any Event UK
Nigel Palingand his team at Phoenix Corporate

WG11 adjourned on 97/04/11 20:35