Data Compression Standards Committee
IEEE Computer Society/ Data Compression Standard Committee (C/DC)

The 8th IEEE CS Data Compression Standard Committee Plenary Meeting Minutes

The 8th meeting of IEEE C/DCSC was held on Haihua International Conference Center, Hainan, China. Quorum reached. The meeting was hosted by Dr. Feng Wu, the chair of DCSC.

Ms. Xiaoxu Luan presented the patent slides at the meeting. A call for potentially essential patents was made, and no potentially essential patent claims were declared, and no holders of potentially essential patents were identified. All IEEE CS DCSC members could ask for the IEEE official patent document from the secretary. The IEEE copyright policy statement was presented then. There were no questions or concerns. The meeting agenda was unanimously approved as presented without objection.

IEEE CS/ Data Compression Standard Committee:

An online meeting with IEEE IPR & Copyright department was held in April. The common questions about copyright were discussed during the meeting and no risks identified in the current way of working. 2 introduction documents named“Introduction of ways to cooperate with organizations external to IEEE” and “Obtain Copyright Permission for Contribution” have been uploaded on ImeetCentral and open to all members.

1857WG- Audio Video Coding:

The 1857.9 and 1857.10 draft standards were submitted to IEEE MEC. The establishment of the 1857.9 and 1857.10 ballot groups were finished on June 8, 2021. The 1857.9 ballot group has 26 members, and 1857.10 ballot group has 36 members. The ballot of 1857.10 has been open and will be closed on 18th July 2021. The revision PARs of 1857 and 1857.3 were approved at NesCom Meeting on June 15, 2021.The liaison invitation was approved by Audio Video Coding Standard Workgroup of China.

Approval of P1857.2 Revision PAR

Motion to approve the revision PAR of P1857.2 (Mover: Dr. Weibei Dou; Second: Dr. Siwei Ma). The revision PAR passed without dissent.

2941WG- AI Model Representation, Compression, Distribution and Management

Sub-standard group 2941: 12 technical proposals were received and included in the draft standard completed on 24th May. The draft standard was submitted to IEEE MEC and the ballot group was created. The ballot is scheduled to start by the end of June.

Sub-standard group 2941.1: The sub-working group discussed the standard working plan. Further discussion is needed to reach a specific plan.

Approval of P2941 Draft Standard:

Motion to approve the draft standard of P2941 (Mover: Dr. Yonghong Tian; Second: Dr. Siwei Ma). The draft standard passed without dissent.

FVC-Future Video Coding Study Group:

FVC-SG received and discussed 9 proposals about the development of NIC software, 2 technical proposals were accepted. For the next step, FVC-SG plans to integrate and release a new version of NIC software to continuously improve software performance. In addition, FVC-SG discussed the establishment of a standard working group. FVC-SG considered either establishing a new IEEE working group under DCSC or becoming a sub-working group under the IEEE 1857 working group are acceptable. After discussion on this meeting, all attendees reached the following consensus: FVC SG will transfer to a new sub working group of 1857 working group to launch the standard developing work, named 1857.11. The DCSC suggested working jointly with the AVS Working Group in developing the 1857.11 standards on image coding.

The next meeting is tentatively scheduled at 5:00 pm (Beijing Time Zone, GMT +8.00) on August 28th at Harbin, China (The meeting notice will be published on our official website one month in advance). Remote attendees can request to set up a teleconference service at least one week before the meeting.

This meeting minutes was approved on the meeting.

The meeting closed at 6:00pm on June 19th, 2021.


Annex 1: Meeting Agenda

Annex 2: Attendance List