ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 N 9903
DATE: 2008-11-05
 

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
Coding of Audio, Picture, Multimedia and Hypermedia Information
Secretariat: Japan (JISC)

DOC. TYPE Meeting Report
TITLE Meeting Report, the 21st SC 29 Plenary Meeting, 2008-07-28/29, Hannover, Germany
SOURCE Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
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STATUS Draft report to be reviewed by SC 29 [Requested action: For review by SC 29 at the 22nd SC 29 plenary meeting, 2009-04-27, Maui, USA]
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DISTRIBUTION P, O and L Members of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 ; ISO/IEC JTC 1 Secretariat; ISO/IEC ITTF
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ISSUE NO. 995
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Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
IPSJ/ITSCJ (Information Processing Society of Japan/Information Technology Standards Commission of Japan)*
Room 308-3, Kikai-Shinko-Kaikan Bldg., 3-5-8, Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011 Japan
Telephone: +81-3-3431-2808; Facsimile: +81-3-3431-6493; E-mail: ogura@itscj.ipsj.or.jp
*Standard Organization Accredited by JISC


Meeting Report
The 21st ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary Meeting
2008-07-28/29, Hannover, Germany

The 21st ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary meeting was held on Monday, 2008-07-28, at the Institut fuer Informationsverarbeitung (TNT), Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Germany. Originally the Plenary meeting was scheduled for two days. The Plenary meeting followed the WG 11 meeting, 2008-07-21/25 at the Hannover Congress Centrum.
Deutsches Institut fuer Normung (DIN) hosted these meetings. Mr. Kohtaro Asai, the SC 29 Chairman, presided at the Plenary meeting.

1 Opening
The SC 29 Chairman opened the Plenary meeting at approximately 09:00 a.m. on 2008-07-28. On behalf of the host organization, Prof. Joern Ostermann, the Institut fuer Informationsverarbeitung (TNT), Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, welcomed the participants.

2 Roll Call
A total of 12 participants representing P-members were in attendance (ref. attendance list: attachment 1).

3 Drafting Committee
The NBs of France, Japan, and US nominated members for the drafting committee. SC 29 appointed them and the SC 29 Secretariat as members:

4 Agenda
SC 29 adopted the final draft agenda (ref. final agenda: attachment 2). All the documents for the meeting were circulated in electronic format.

5 Previous Meeting Report
There were no comments received on the draft meeting report of the 20th SC 29 Plenary meeting, 2007-04-30/05-01, San Jose, USA. SC 29 approved it (ref. SC 29 N 8827).

6 Report and Review - JTC 1
The SC 29 Chairman reported on the recent JTC 1 activities affecting SC 29 mainly based on the resolutions taken at the 22nd JTC 1 Plenary meeting, 2007-10-08/13, Gold Coast, Australia (ref. SC 29 N 8833, JTC 1 N 8804). The Chairman focused participants attention on the following Resolutions:


Resolution 11: Reminder to Subcommittees Regarding Fees
it was reconfirmed that all meetings and document facilities within SC 29 are maintained by the efforts of the members, non-mandatory Facilities fee donated by the meeting participants, donation by meeting hosts, contributions by SC 29 Secretariat.
Taking a question by an attendee of the SC 29 Plenary meeting, SC 29 revisited the practice of Facilities fee for SC 29 Plenary meeting. SC 29 noted that individuals attending a SC 29 Plenary meeting should not be charged Facilities fee for the meeting. SC 29 will remind the meeting hosts of the practice in the future.

Resolution 12: ISO DIS Ballot Period
The SC 29 Chairman reported the current status of SC 29's request [SC 29 N 8502 (JTC 1 N8678)]. The request on the reduction of the DIS ballot period to 4 months was reviewed during the JTC 1 Plenary meeting. The request did not receive positive support by the JTC 1 National Bodies, and resulted in JTC 1 requesting ITTF to develop a strategy to reduce their processing time for handling ballots and provide a report to the JTC 1. However, at the following SWG-D meeting, 2008-03-11/14, London, United Kingdom, SWG-D decided to soon submit a contribution on the length of the DIS ballot period, which contains SC 29's contribution, to the IEC SMB Ad Hoc Group 25 for consideration at its meeting held on 2008-05-06. SC 29 requested its Chairman to encourage JTC 1 to take further actions at the next JTC 1 Plenary meeting, Nara, Japan.

Resolution 45: Technology Watch Requests to Subcommittees
The SC 29 Chairman pick up the following items which are being deloped or have been done by SC 29:
- JPEG XR
- Binary XML

7 Reports and Review - SC 29
7.1 SC 29 Chairman
The SC 29 Chairman presented the draft Business Plan of SC 29 (ref. SC 29 N 9551). Based on the several comments by the attendees, the SC 29 Chairman promised to provide the SC 29 AGM members with a revised draft Business Plan by 2008-08-31.

7.2 SC 29 Secretariat
In accordance with Resolution 4 taken at the 12th JTC 1 Plenary meeting, noting up-to-date Secretariat Report information was available and accessible from the SC 29 Web site, no Secretariat report was submitted.
The SC 29 Secretary pointed out the status of SC 29 P-members participation, and notified that the status would be submitted to the ISO/IEC ITTF for further action.

7.3 WG 1
Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi, the representative of WG 1, reported on the activities of WG 1 based on the results of the following four meetings:

Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi reported mainly on JPEG-XR activities and New Work Item Proposal on Advanced Image Coding (AIC).

7.4 WG 11
Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione, the WG 11 Convener, reported on the activities of WG 11 based on the results of the following five meetings:


Dr. Chiariglione reported mainly on MPEG-A (MAF) and several new activities (Ref. The Latest Work Plan and Time Line).

7.5 Advisory Group on Management (AGM)
Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi , the AGM Convener, provided a report with the status and activities taken on the Resolutions of the previous SC 29 Plenary meeting. The report has been circulated as SC 29 N 9637.

Patent Declaration Processes (Resolution 10 of the previous SC 29 Plenary meeting)
SC 29 noted that WG 1 already has a number of standing resolutions for fulfilling the same objectives as those pursued by Resolution 10. WG 11 also used to attach the ISO/IEC Patent Policy to "call for proposal" documents. WG 11 will restart the practice in the future.

Working Practices in Ad Hoc groups (Resolution 11 of the previous SC 29 Plenary meeting)
SC 29 agreed on Prof. Ebrahimi's report that the current working practices in WG 1 and WG 11 are appropriate and serve well the objectives of these WGs. SC 29 decided not to request any changes.

Efficiency of SC 29 (Resolution 23 of the previous SC 29 Plenary meeting)
Following discussions on the issue of frequency and duration of SC 29 Plenary meeting, SC 29 decided to hold its meeting 1) once a year, 2) for one day on Sat. following WG meetings.

Reply to the National Body of UK
Based on the discussions relavant to the AGM, SC 29 prepared response to the National Body of UK.

7.6 National Body Contribution
SC 29 reviewed the following contribution. The result of review is reported in subclause 7.5 above.

8 Reports and Review on Liaison

8.1 SMPTE
Following review of Liaison status, Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione expressed his disappointment with SMPTE's insufficient involvement in Reconfigurable Video Coding (RVC) Framework, recognizing that the activity carried out jointly helps harmonisation and interoperability between the standards developed or to be developed by SC 29 and SMPTE. At the previous SC 29 Plenary meeting, 2007-04-30/05-01, San Jose, USA, the Liaison Representative from SMPTE had expressed SMPTE's interest in RVC and promised to encourage its technical experts to join the RVC Core Experiments and offer MPEG experts free use of its VC-1 specification and reference software for the purpose of developing the RVC Framework.
Mr. Walter Husak, the Liaison Representative of SMPTE, promised that he will continue the promotion in SMPTE and also report the SC 29's concerns to SMPTE.

8.2 Reports of Liaison Officers

The following Liaison reports by Dr. Kate Grant have been made available to SC 29 members:

8.3 Termination of Category C Liaison
In accordance with the WG 11 recommendation (ref. SC 29 N 9633), SC 29 approved the termination of Category C Liaison between WG 11 and Digital Eizou <Cinema> Common Specification Development Project (DECSDP).

8.4 Liaison Representatives
SC 29 confirmed the nomination of Mr. Robert Rossi, US, as a JTC 1 representative to ISO Steering Committee on Image Technology (ISO SCIT).

SC 29 appointed the following representatives:

SC 29 noted the following resignation:

9 SC 29 Programme of Work

9.1 Modifications to Current SC 29 Programme of Work
SC 29 examined its Programme of Work in detail, and approved the following modifications to it:

1) Subdivision

2) Minor Enhancements

3) Change of Titles

9.2 Progression of Work Items
SC 29 approved the progression of the following work items on condition that substantial support is received from the NBs and Disposition of Comments reports dispose all comments accompanying negative votes:

9.3 Target Dates
SC 29 updated target dates for progression of the work items.

9.4 Project Editors
SC 29 reviewed the list of SC 29 project editors. SC 29 newly appointed 10 project editors.

9.7 ISO/IEC Certificates
SC 29 newly nominated 134 individuals as recipients of the ISO/IEC Certificates.

10 Appointment of SC 29 Officers
10.1 WG 1 Convener
SC 29 appointed Dr. Daniel T. Lee as the WG 1 Convener for another term of office.

10.2 WG 11 Convener
SC 29 appointed Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione as the WG 11 Convener for another term of office.

11 Future Meeting Schedule
SC 29 approved the following meeting schedule:

12 Resolutions
SC 29 adopted resolutions as in SC 29 N 9636.

12 Close of Meeting
SC 29 expressed sincere gratitude to a number of individuals who had contributed to SC 29's work, and the NB of Germany. The SC 29 Chairman closed the meeting.


Attachment 1: Attendance List

Attachment 2: Final Agenda


Attachment 1

Attendance List

P-members (10) Finland (1), France (2), Germany (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Korea (1), Switzerland (1), USA (2)

O-members (0)

None

L-members (1)

SMPTE (1)

Officers

SC 29 Chairman, SC 29 Secretariat, SC 29/WG 11 Convener, SC 29/AGM Convener

(12 in total)


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Mr. Kohtaro Asai
SC 29 Chairman
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
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Ms. Yukiko Ogura 
SC 29 Secretariat
IPSJ/ITSCJ
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Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi
AGM Convener, Delegate, Switzerland [HoD]
EPFL
STI/IEL/GR-EB
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Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione
WG 11 Convener, Delegate, Italy [HoD]
CEDEO
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Mr. Juha Vartiainen
Delegate, Finland [HoD]
IT-standardisation
Finnish Standards Association SFS
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Prof. Francoise Preteux 
Delegate, France [HoD]
Institut TELECOM/TELECOM & Management SudParis
Departement ARTEMIS
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Mr. Tony Hittema 
Delegate, France
AFNOR - DTIC
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Mr. Geo Baese
Delegate, Germany [HoD]
Siemens AG
Corporate Technology
Networks & Multimedia Communications
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Dr. Takehiro Moriya 
Delegate, Japan [HoD]
NTT Communication Science Labs.
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Prof. Seoung-Jun Oh
Delegate, Rep. of Korea [HoD]
Kwangwoon University
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Mr. Walter Husak 
Delegate, USA, SMPTE
Dolby Laboratories Inc.
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Dr. Arianne T. Hinds
Delegate, USA [HoD]
Ricoh | IBM InfoPrint Solutions Company
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Attachment 2

Final Agenda

Meeting Name

The 21st ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Plenary Meeting


Dates and Hours

2008-07-28 (09:00)/29


Co-Located Meeting

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 11 meeting, 2008-07-21/25


Meeting Place

Institut fuer Informationsverarbeitung
Leibniz Universitaet Hannover
Appelstr. 9A, 13th floor
30167 Hannover, Germany
Tel.: +49 511 762 5316
Fax: +49 511 762 5333
URL: www.tnt.uni-hannover.de/


Host

Deutsches Institut fuer Normung (DIN)


Secretariat

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC)
at the following address:

Ms. Yukiko Ogura
Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29
IPSJ/ITSCJ
Room 308-3 Kikai-Shinko-Kaikan Bldg
3-5-8 Shiba-Koen Minato-ku
Tokyo 105-0011 Japan
Tel: +81-3-3431-2808
Fax: +81-3-3431-6493
E-mail: ogura at itscj.ipsj.or.jp


Final Agenda
01 Opening of Meeting (09:00 am)
01.01 Opening Remarks Mr. Kohtaro Asai
01.02 Welcoming Remarks Host
02 Roll Call of Participants
  • SC 29 HN 01 (Attendance list)

  • 03 Appointment of Drafting Committee
    04 Adoption of Agenda
  • SC 29 HN 02 (3rd Draft Agenda)

  • 05 Approval of Previous Meeting Report
  • SC 29 N 8827 (20th SC 29 Plenary meeting)
  • SC 29 Secretariat
    06 Reports and Review: JTC 1
    06.01 JTC 1
  • SC 29 N 8833 (Resolutions, 22nd JTC 1 Plenary meeting)
  • SC 29 N 8696 (Recommendations, JTC 1 SWG-Directives Meeting, 2007-07-24/26)
  • SC 29 N 9263 (Recommendations, JTC 1 SWG-Directives Meeting, 2008-03-11/14)
  • Mr. Kohtaro Asai
    07 Reports and Review: SC 29
    07.01 SC 29 Chairman
  • SC 29 N 9551 (Draft Business Plan)
  • Mr. Kohtaro Asai
    07.02 SC 29 Secretariat
  • SC 29 HN 03 (Status of P-members participation 1: Meeting)
  • SC 29 HN 04 (Status of P-members participation 2: Ballot)
  • SC 29 Secretariat
    07.03 SC 29/WG 1
  • SC 29 N 8616 (Resolutions, 42nd WG 1 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 8691 (Report, 42nd WG 1 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 8942 (Resolutions, 43rd WG 1 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 8966 (Report, 43rd WG 1 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9278 (Resolutions, 44th WG 1 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9279 (Report, 44th WG 1 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9579 (Resolutions, 45th WG 1 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9581 (Report, 45th WG 1 meeting)
  • Dr. Daniel T. Lee
    07.04 SC 29/WG 11
  • SC 29 N 8620 (Resolutions, 81st WG 11 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 8727 (Report, 81st WG 11 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 8852 (Resolutions, 82nd WG 11 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9047 (Report, 82nd WG 11 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9064 (Resolutions, 83rd WG 11 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9351 (Report, 83rd WG 11 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9371 (Resolutions, 84th WG 11 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9613 (Report, 84th WG 11 meeting)
  • SC 29 N 9614 (Resolutions, 85th WG 11 meeting)
  • Dr. Leonardo Chiariglione
    07.05 SC 29/Maintenance Task Force on ISO/IEC 13522 Series
    07.06 SC 29/Advisory Group on Management (AGM)
  • SC 29 HN 10 (Report)
  • Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi
    07.07 National Body Contribution
  • SC 29 N 9549 (UK NB Contribution: SC 29 Action Items)

  • 08 Reports and Review: ISO and Liaisons
    08.01 Liaison
  • SC 29 HN 09 (List of Liaisons)

  • 08.02 Request for Termination of Liaison
  • SC 29 N 9633 (Request)

  • 08.03 Liaison Representatives
  • SC 29 N 9590 (Nomination)
  • SC 29 N 9632 (Nomination)

  • 08.04 Liaison Report
  • SC 29 N 9609 (Representative's Report: JTC 1 SWG on Accessibility)
  • SC 29 N 9610 (Representative's Report: JTC 1/SC 37)
  • SC 29 N 9611 (Representative's Report: IEC TC 100)
  • SC 29 N 9612 (Representative's Report: ISO SCIT)

  • 08.05 Liaison Statements
    09 Programme of Work
    09.01 New Work Items
    09.02 Modifications to the Programme of Work
  • SC 29 HN 05 (Modification list)
  • SC 29 N 9584 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.14.101.04 (15444-1/AMD4))
  • SC 29 N 9588 (Change of Title: JTC 1.29.26 (29199))
  • SC 29 N 9589 (Subdivision: JTC 1.29.26.03 (29199-3))
  • SC 29 N 9484 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.13.21.04 (14496-1/AMD4))
  • SC 29 N 9373 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.13.14.036 (14496-4/AMD36))
  • SC 29 N 9623 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.13.14.039 (14496-4/AMD39))
  • SC 29 N 9624 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.13.15.015 (14496-5/AMD15))
  • SC 29 N 9625 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.13.15.025 (14496-5/AMD25))
  • SC 29 N 9627 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.13.120.02 (14496-20/AMD2))
  • SC 29 N 9629 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.18.09.01 (23000-9/AMD1))
  • SC 29 N 9631 (Minor enhancement: JTC 1.29.18.010.01 (23000-10/AMD1))

  • 09.03 Progression of Work Items / Target Dates
  • SC 29 HN 06 (Programme of Work allocated to SC 29)

  • 09.04 Project Editors
  • SC 29 HN 07 (Nomination list)
  • SC 29 N 9591 (Nomination)
  • SC 29 N 9634 (Nomination)

  • 09.05 Collaborative Project with ITU-T
    09.06 ISO/IEC Certificates
  • SC 29 HN 08 (Nomination list)

  • 10 Appointment of SC 29 Officers
    10.1 WG 1 Convener
  • SC 29 N 9543 (Nomination)
  • US
    10.2 WG 11 Convener
  • SC 29 N 9499 (Nomination)
  • Italy
    11 Meeting Schedule

    12 Any Other Business
    13 Resolutions
    14 Close of Meeting