Ad hoc groups

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Ad hoc groups of MPEG 132

NameAHG on Haptics Support in MPEG
Mandates
1. Complete the Submission and Evaluation Procedures document for Phase 1 CfP
2. Validate test signals (ready on December 18, 2020) and hardware test platforms for both vibrotactile and kinesthetic haptics for Phase 1 CfP
3. Complete MPEG Haptics Core Experiments Methodology Document for Phase 1 CfP
4. Study tests, test platforms. and test content options for Phase 2 CfP (Advanced Haptics)
Chairmen
Yeshwant Muthusamy (ymuthusamy@immersion.com), Philippe Guillotel
 (philippe.Guillotel@interdigital.com)
Duration
Until MPEG133
Reflector(s)
mpeg-haptics@lists.aau.at
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https://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/mpeg-haptics
Meeting
Weekly calls starting November 3rd @ 1300 UTC (2 hours)
Room Size
N/A

NameAHG on Font Format
Mandates
1. Review and discuss the text of Working Draft amendment of ISO/IEC 14496-22:2019_AMD2 to improve and update COLR v1 table / data structure descriptions.
2. Discuss clarifications and updates to other parts of the OFF specification, and submit AHG recommendations for proposed changes to address identified technical issues.
3. AHG may discuss technical issues using GitHub MPEGGroup/OpenFontFormat repo (https://github.com/MPEGGroup/OpenFontFormat)
Chairmen
Vladimir Levantovsky
Duration
Until 2nd (January 2021) SC29/WG3 (MPEG Systems) meeting
Reflector(s)
mpeg-otspec@lists.aau.at; https://github.com/MPEGGroup/OpenFontFormat
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https://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/mpeg-otspec
Meeting
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NameAHG on MPEG-21 Contracts to Smart Contracts
Mandates
1. Update MPEG IPR XML & RDF contracts doc (N19505) wrt:
     •	registration of works, manifestations and instances
     •	exploitation of works (on-demand streaming, digital sale and radio broadcast)
2. Align terminology, workflow descriptions, architecture, and APIs for the conversion of MPEG IPR XML & RDF contracts to smart contracts
3. Validate the aligned workflow and architecture for converting MPEG IPR XML & RDF contracts to smart contracts beyond Solidity (e.g., Go, Move)
4. Produce Draft CD based on the aligned terminology, workflow descriptions, architecture, and APIs
Chairmen
Panos Kudumakis and Xin Wang
Duration
Until the 133rd MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
smart-contracts@lists.aau.at
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https://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/smart-contracts
Meeting
Biweekly calls starting Thu 29 Oct, all at 15:00 CEST (2 h)
Room Size
N/A

NameAHG on Video Coding for Machines
Mandates
1. Collect and confirm licensing status of data sets, ground truth 
2. Solicit and consolidate feedback from members on licensing status of datasets
3. Create and evaluate anchors
4. Compare performance of analysis using original data vs. analysis using compressed features at different bit rates in the typical cases specified in N18
5. Collect evidences on the level of achievability of hybrid human/machine-oriented video representation and compression
6. Encourage experts to provide feature stream codecs
7. Encourage experts to provide uncompressed bitstream from feature extractor
Chairmen
Yuan Zhang, Manouchehr Rafie, Shan Liu
Duration
Until the 133rd MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
mpeg-vcm@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
One conference call one month before the MPEG 133 (time to be announced)
Thursday 1300 -1500, 1600 - 1800 UTC before MPEG
Friday 1200 - 1400, 1500 - 1700 UTC before MPEG
Room Size
100

NameAhG on Quality of Immersive Visual Media
Mandates
1. Study Draft Overview of Quality Metrics and Methodologies for Immersive Visual Media (AG 05/N00005).
2. Solicit inputs for explorations experiments on objective metrics for MIV.
3. Study existing solutions and solicit inputs related to the quality of immersive media.
4. Study related activities within MPEG (e.g., OMAF, MIV, PCC, VQA subgroup).
Chairmen
Christian Timmerer (AAU/Bitmovin), Joel Jung (Tencent)
Duration
Until the next meeting
Reflector(s)
mpeg-vqa@lists.rwth-aachen.de
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https://lists.rwth-aachen.de/postorius/lists/mpeg-vqa.lists.rwth-aachen.de/
Meeting
Online Meeting: Dec 17, 2020, 13:00 UTC
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NameAHG on Omnidirectional MediA Format (OMAF)
Mandates
1)	Study the possible future amendments and editions for OMAF with focus on MPEG-I Phase 2a
2)	Study the technologies under consideration and their applicability to future editions of OMAF
3)	Study OMAFv1 reference software and conformance and solicit contributions on missing parts
4)	Preparation of OMAFv2 reference software and conformance
5)	Handle defect report/ corrigenda for 23090-2 2nd edition
6)	Solicit contributions to identify common metadata of 23090-2 and 23090-10 in relation to 23090-7
7)	Collaborate with relevant SDOs, e.g. VRIF, 3GPP SA4
Chairmen
Sachin Deshpande, Ye-Kui Wang, Youngkwon Lim
Duration
Until the 133rd MPEG Meeting
Reflector(s)
gen-sys@lists.aau.at
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http://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/gen-sys
Meeting
1.	Meetings on Friday before MPEG133:  5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM CEST (via zoom) (with possibility to add two hours additional AHG meeting time with 2-week notice).
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NameAhG on Future Capabilities of MPEG-I
Mandates
1. Study and report on attributes of use cases and applications that may impact the selection of the type of distribution media that is most suitable for a target display.
2. Study and report on attributes of the display that may impact the selection of the type of distribution media that is most suitable for a target display.
3. Continue to draft the report “Draft report on framework for characterizing emerging immersive displays and media for immersive applications” which shall be available to members of this Ad hoc Group.
4. Continue to gather use cases, requirements, and other related information for immersive media experiences on emerging display devices.
5. Continue to solicit input from and engage industry stakeholders.
Chairmen
Arianne T. Hinds (Co-Chair, Tencent America), Pete Lude (Co-Chair, CableLabs), Thomas Alder (Co-Chair, OTOY)
Duration
Until the start of the next MPEG meeting in January 2021
Reflector(s)
mpeg-i-exploration@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
Bi-weekly calls starting on Thursdays for 90 minutes at the following times:
0700 to 0830 Pacific, 1000 to 1130 Eastern, 1400 to 1530 UTC, 1600 to 1730 CEST
On the following dates
22 October
05 November
19 November
03 December
17 December
Room Size
A final AhG meeting immediately prior to MPEG January 2021 held for 180 minutes on 07 January 2021 starting at the following times:
0700 to 1000 Pacific, 1000 to 1300 Eastern, 1400 to 1700 UTC, 1600 to 1900 CEST
All meetings by Zoom teleconference at:
 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82620928777

NameAHG on MPEG File Formats
Mandates
1.	Support the groups using the file formats (including audio, DASH, CMAF, OMAF, MORE, MIAF, PCC, NBMP et al.)
2.	Study the Technologies under Consideration and Working Draft documents and propose improvements. Study the defect reports and propose corrigendum text.
3.	Study the Common Encryption defect report and working draft, and improve the proposed changes.
4.	Study color properties in ISO/IEC 23008-12 (Image file format) and propose improvements.
5.	Study in-band events and round-trip, and the processing model, with DASH event messages, including fragmentation/de-fragmentation of files with event messages, and multiplexing. Study the WD on the DASHEventMessage track format.
6.	Study the support for uncompressed video in industry and practice and propose ways ahead for the support in ISOBMFF.
7.	Maintain and update the conformance streams, reference software, white papers and one-pagers, and registration authority, as needed. Study whether conformance checking can be (maybe partially) automated using Kaitai and how the specifications and conformance can be managed as a coordinated workflow. 
8.	Check the specifications for unregistered MIME types and parameters and start registering them. Audit files as needed for the MP4RA.
Chairmen
David Singer (Apple) and Per Fröjdh (Ericsson)
Duration
Until next meeting
Reflector(s)
mp4-sys@lists.aau.at
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https://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/mp4-sys and https://github.com/MPEGGroup/FileFormat
Meeting
Early December virtual, Doodle, 2 hour call to deal with open issues and early contributions
Room Size
zoom

NameAHG on MPEG&5G
Mandates
1. Study of 5G use cases, requirements, specifications and new work items that could be relevant to MPEG work.
2. Identify potential new MPEG activities that can help the industry deploy applications, including media services, over 5G.
3. Provide initial requirements for the identified new MPEG activities.
4. Define focused use cases in the area of indoor and outdoor spatial information storage, sharing, mapping, localization, etc. and define requirements in order to identify relevant standards and missing technologies.
5. Solicit inputs to increase awareness about typical MPEG media bit rates and traffic characteristics for 3GPP Extended Reality (XR) applications and services.
Chairmen
Igor D.D. Curcio (Nokia), Ozgur Oyman (Intel), Emmanuel Thomas (TNO)
Duration
Until MPEG 133
Reflector(s)
mpeg-and-5g@lists.aau.at
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https://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/mpeg-and-5g
Meeting
one conference call to be announced
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NameAHG on MPEG-I Architecture and Requirements
Mandates
1. Study the subphases of MPEG-I and prepare a more concrete definition of phase 2b
2. Study and propose updates to N19245 (Requirements for Immersive Media Access and Delivery);
3. Collect and Update Requirements for MPEG-I
4. Refine and verify the architectures for Immersive Services
5. Update the “Overview of Immersive Media Standards”
6. Produce a second version of the TR of 23090-1.
Chairmen
Thomas Stockhammer (tsto@qti.qualcomm.com)
Mary-Luc Champel (XiaoMi)
Duration
Until MPEG 133
Reflector(s)
mpeg-i@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
2 conference calls may be annouced
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NameAHG on Data Compression
Mandates
Short term
1. Search existing tools and documentation for generic compression (e.g., GZIP)
2. Assess the possibility to be standardized in MPEG and execute if feasible
3. Study how streaming/multiplexing of compressed data with other compressed data or other data can be technically realized

Long term 
4. Study how to develop more generic (and self-configurable) compression tools
5. Study how to expand into other industrial sectors (machineries, health, etc.)
Chairmen
Euee Seon Jang (HU, KR)
Duration
Until MPEG 133
Reflector(s)
mpeg-dc@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
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NameAHG on MPEG Roadmap
Mandates
1. Update documents N19514 and N18975.
2. Update the presentation layout to a more modern and agile format.
3. Define meaningful and coherent phases in the MPEG work and reflect that in the MPEG roadmap
Chairmen
Arianne Hinds (Tencent), Igor D.D. Curcio (Nokia), Sachin Deshpande (Sharp)
Duration
Until MPEG 133
Reflector(s)
mpegvision@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
Conference calls to be announced
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NameAHG on Systems Technologies for V3C and G-PCC
Mandates
1. Study and solicit contributions to improve TuC and potential improvements for 23090-10 (WG03N0011 and WG03N0022) and 23090-18 (WG03N0075).
2. Study and solicit contribution to define the brands for 23090-18 
3. Discuss open issues in MPEG Git (http://mpegx.int-evry.fr/software/MPEG/Systems/PCC-SYS) and propose recommended dispositions 
4. Study MPEG-I system decoder architecture and solicit contributions to improve it.
Chairmen
Youngkwon Lim, Sebastian Schwarz
Duration
Until the next meeting
Reflector(s)
mpeg-3dgc@gti.ssr.upm.es and gen-sys@lists.aau.at (messages should be sent to both reflectors)
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Meeting
- One conference call in each month
(detail information will be announced to the gen-sys reflector)
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NameAHG on Video Decoding Interface
Mandates
1. To disseminate to JVET the WD of Video Decoding Interface for Immersive Media
2. To study development of VVC and VSEI (ISO/IEC 23090-3 and 23002-7) and solicit contributions to improve the proposed input formatting library on gitlab
3. To solicit open source implementation of OpenMAX or MSE to be used as a starting point of implementation of VDI extensions.  
4. To analyze the capabilities of existing Video Decoding Interfaces (e.g., Khronos OpenMAX) and the features of video coding specification (e.g. HEVC, EVC, VVC) against the Requirements for Immersive Media Access and Delivery in WG11N18767 and identify the relevant gaps and necessary features to be worked on.
5. To manage software development projects
Chairmen
Youngkwon Lim, Emmanuel Thomas, Thomas Stockhammer
Duration
Until the next meeting
Reflector(s)
gen-sys@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
Room Size
- One conference call in each month
(detail information will be announced to the gen-sys reflector)

NameAHG on Application Formats
Mandates
CMAF (Common Media Application Format)
1. Study the TuC/DuI and the Exploration documents and solicit further input
2. Clarify the text regarding edit list
3. Study the use of ISOBMFF type combination and supplemental brands
4. Solicit feedback on the Working Draft of Amd2
5. Solicit further contributions on CMAF conformance and test vectors
6. Solicit feedback on the open issues on GitHub and GitLab 

MIAF (Multi-Image Application Format)
1. Study conformance and reference software for MIAF and solicit feedback on Draft text of FDAM1
2. Solicit feedback on DAM2 for MIAF HEVC Advanced HDR profile and other clarifications
3. Solicit feedback on the open issues on GitHub and GitLab
Chairmen
Krasimir Kolarov; Cyril Concolato
Duration
until 133rd meeting
Reflector(s)
CMAF - mpeg-cmaf@lists.aau.at
MIAF, VIAF - mpeg-maf-dev@lists.aau.at
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MIAF, VIMAF - https://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/mpeg-maf-dev
Meeting
Room Size
AF Conference call, January 07, 2021, 17:00-19:00 CET

NameAhG on MPEG-UD
Mandates
1) Solicit new technologies and use cases
2) Study the DIS of 3rd ed. MPEG-21UD
Chairmen
S. Joo, M. Mitrea
Duration
Until 133th MPEG Meeting
Reflector(s)
user@lists.aau.at
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http://lists.uni-klu.ac.at/mailman/options/user
Meeting
Sun before meeting, at 5am UTC
Room Size
zoom

NameAHG on Compression of Neural Networks for Multimedia Content Description and Analysis
Mandates
1. Maintain data sets and NCTM
2. Study the DIS and improve the test model
3. Continue analyzing the state of the art in NN compression and exchange formats 
4. Continue interaction with SC42, FG ML5G, NNEF, ONNX and the AI/ML community
Chairmen
Werner Bailer (werner.bailer@joanneum.at)
Sungmoon Chun (smchun@insignal.co.kr)
Wei Wang (rickweiwang@tencent.com)
Duration
until next MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
mpeg-nnr@lists.aau.at
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https://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/mpeg-nn
Meeting
Thu/Fri before next MPEG meeting
Room Size
intermediate call in last week of October for DIS editing

NameAHG on Essential Video Coding
Mandates
1. Finalize the text of Guidelines for conformance bitstream preparation for Essential Video Coding
2. Finalize the Text of ISO/IEC DIS 23094-4 Conformance and Reference software for Essential Video Coding
3. Finalize the text of EVC verification plan
4. Coordinate management of EVC verification test
5. Coordinate management of the ETM software and its distribution
6. Coordinate generation of the second conformance bitstreams 
7. Discuss input documents to the 2nd WG 04 meeting relating to EVC
Chairmen
Kiho Choi
Duration
Until next MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
mpeg-5@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
05:00-07:00 UTC Thu/Fri before next MPEG meeting
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NameAHG on MPEG-I Scene Description
Mandates
1. Complete the analysis of the capabilities of glTF2.0 and the agreed MPEG Extensions against the requirements for MPEG-I Scene description (WG3 N00029)
2. Develop a data model for the MPEG-I Scene Description by extending the glTF2.0 data model and taking into account MPEG media, systems and delivery.
3. Harmonize with the MPEG-I 3DG/video/systems work and integrate video/3D/systems relevant metadata into the Scene Description.
4. Progress test scenarios and and collect/coordinate test assets that support the development of the MPEG-I Scene description work according to clause 5 of N00028.
5. Study potential solutions in clause 4 of TuC (WG3 N00027) and further enhancements on storage formats for glTF object as well as carriage of dynamic scene update information
6. For each technology in the CD (WG3 N00026) and the TuC (WG3 N00027, identify if it fulfills the requirements in WG3 N00028, clause 6 and if not, progress the relevant aspects, including specification text, reference software and test scenarios.
7. Study use cases, requirements and technologies in case multiple objects are combined into a single object depending on the user's positions, for example to save decoding and delivery resources.
8. Prepare potential improvements to CD of the MPEG-I standard on “Scene Description” in WG3 N00026
9. Monitor ongoing scene description related work in the industry and in other groups and organizations, in particular Khronos and continue the collaboration with Khronos
Chairmen
•	Thomas Stockhammer (tsto@qti.qualcomm.com)
•	Mary-Luc Champel (champelmaryluc@xiaomi.com)
•	Ozgur Oyman (ozgur.oyman@intel.com)
Duration
Until MPEG 133
Reflector(s)
mpeg-i-scene@lists.aau.at

Please check gitlab discussions here:
http://mpegx.int-evry.fr/software/MPEG/SceneDescription/MPEG-Contributions/issues
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Meeting
• Dates
  o	Monday November 2, 2020 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET), Submission deadline October 22, 23:00 UTC 
  o	Monday December 7, 2020 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET), Submission deadline December 3, 23:00 UTC
  o	Monday December 14, 2020 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET), Submission deadline December 10, 23:00 UTC 
  o	Monday December 21, 2020 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET), Submission deadline December 17, 23:00 UTC
  o	Friday January 8, 2021 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET)
• Logistics
  o	Zoom: http://iso.zoom.us/my/stockhammer, Passwd as of MPEG#132
  o	Chairs create issue in gitlab to collect comments.
  o	If MPEG#133 repository is not yet available, use MPEG#132 repository.
• Calendar
  o	Subscription link for MPEG AHG Calls: http://mpeg.expert/live/nextcloud/remote.php/dav/public-calendars/HAwkATGsmc5bN3Qy?export
  o	Public link for MPEG AHG Calls: http://mpeg.expert/live/nextcloud/index.php/apps/calendar/p/HAwkATGsmc5bN3Qy
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NameAHG on Low Complexity Enhancement Video Coding
Mandates
1. Prepare FDIS
2. Prepare verification testing for LCEVC
3. Prepare WD2 of Conformance and Reference Software for LCEVC
4. Prepare LCEVC conformance bitstreams
5. Discuss input documents to the 2nd WG 04 meeting related to LCEVC
Chairmen
Walt Husak, Simone Ferrara
Duration
Until next MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
vcexp@lists.aau.at
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https://lists.aau.at/mailman/listinfo/vcexp
Meeting
Online meetings to be scheduled with two weeks notice
Room Size
Thursday and/or Friday before next MPEG meeting

NameAHG on MPEG-I Visual
Mandates
1. Study potential improvements of MPEG Immersive Video
2. Study profiles, tiers, and levels for MPEG Immersive Video
3. Update test model and reference software for MPEG Immersive Video
4. Define CTC for MPEG Immersive Video
5. Carry on core experiments of MPEG Immersive Video
6. Carry out exploration experiments on MPEG Immersive Video
7. Investigate dense light field content in immersive video applications
8. Promote performance improvements under MIV CTC conditions
Chairmen
Bart Kroon (chair), Lu Yu, Joel Jung, Jill Boyce, Mehrdad Teratani (co-chairs)
Duration
Until next MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
mpeg-i-visual@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
MIV: Nov. 2, Nov 24, Dec 15: 14:00 – 16:00 UTC
EE: Dec. 2: 14:00 – 16:00 UTC
DLF: Dec. 9: 14:00 – 16:00 UTC
Room Size
Jan 5, 6, 7, 8: 14:00 – 16:00 UTC

NameAHG on Systems Functionalities for Video Conformance
Mandates
1. Collect systems-relevant use cases and functionalities that need support in video codec implementations based on the justification and background in document WG3 N00048. 
2. Define bitstream conformance requirements based on these functionalities
3. Provide input to the VVC and EVC conformance work
4. Collaborate and solicit input from external organizations, in particular including DASH-IF, CTA WAVE and DVB.
5. Collaborate with MPEG video and JVET on this matter
Chairmen
Thomas Stockhammer, Ye-Kui Wang
Duration
Until MPEG133
Reflector(s)
systems4video@lists.aau.at
https://github.com/MPEGGroup/Systems4Video
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Meeting
Conference Calls
• Friday, November 6, 2020 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET), submission deadline Wednesday November 4, 2020 23:00 UTC.
• Friday, November 20, 2020 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET), submission deadline Wednesday November 18, 2020 23:00 UTC.
• Friday, December 4, 2020 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET), submission deadline Wednesday December 2, 2020 23:00 UTC.
• Friday, December 18, 2020 14:30 – 16:00 UTC (15:30 – 17:00 CET), submission deadline Wednesday December 16, 2020 23:00 UTC.
 
Logistics
• Zoom: http://iso.zoom.us/my/stockhammer, Passwd the one from MPEG#132
• If MPEG#133 repository is not yet available, use MPEG#132 repository.
 
Calendar
• Subscription link for MPEG AHG Calls: http://mpeg.expert/live/nextcloud/remote.php/dav/public-calendars/HAwkATGsmc5bN3Qy?export
• Public link for MPEG AHG Calls: http://mpeg.expert/live/nextcloud/index.php/apps/calendar/p/HAwkATGsmc5bN3Qy
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NameAHG on MPEG DASH
Mandates
1. Study and improve CDAM2 (WG3 N00051)
2. Study technologies under consideration (TuC; WG3 N00043) and defect under investigation (DuI; WG3 N00052)
3. Continue to work on conformance and reference software
4. Develop and improve the XML schema to comply to the draft of 5th edition (WG3 N00069)
Chairmen
Iraj Sodagar, Christian Timmerer, Ali C. Begen
Duration
Until the next MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
dash@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
Conf call:
   o January 8, 16-17:30 UTC, 9:00-10:30 AM PDT: Preparation call for MPEG#133
      Zoom link: https://iso.zoom.us/j/4158105690?pwd=UEZHaUx5TU11WXNVY21ubTRpUG5zQT09 
      (password: DASH)
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NameAHG on Network-Based Media Processing
Mandates
1. Improve and update NBMP Implementation Guidelines (WG11 N19254) including  aligning it with NBMP FDIS and DAM1
2. Solicit inputs on the conformance software and test vectors
3. Explore split rendering use-case with NBMP as outlined in TuC (WG3 N00015)
4. Develop the plan for collaboration with other relevant SDOs, e.g., 3GPP SA4, ATSC, ETSI MEC, and OpenStack Foundation
5. Solicit new NBMP use-cases and applications for the future development of the standard
Chairmen
Kyungmo Park (SK Telecom), and Iraj Sodagar (Tencent)
Duration
Until the next MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
mpeg-nbmp@lists.aau.at
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Meeting
no meeting
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NameAHG on MPEG Media Transport
Mandates
1.	Execute the work plan on the conformance including aligning it with MMT 3rd edition and DAM2
2.	Solicit inputs on the conformance software and test vectors
3.	Work on the CE on Hyper Media/ 5G MEC use cases and requirements for MMT extension
4.	Keep relevant SDOs informed MMT (ITU-T SG16, ATSC, 3GPP, ARIB, etc.,)
Chairmen
Kyungmo Park (SK Telecom)
Duration
Until the next MPEG meeting
Reflector(s)
MMT-TNT@listserv.uni-hannover.de
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Meeting
No meeting
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NameAHG on Genomic Information Representation
Mandates
1. To support the dissemination of the CfE and the work for providing answers to the CfE.
2. To contribute to the improvements of the Study of Text DIS 23092-6.
3. To contribute to the development of amendments of 23092-1 and 23092-2 to support Part 6 and the new technologies identified by the answer to the call for technology received at the 132nd MPEG meeting or 1st SC29/WG8 meeting.
4. To contribute on the relationship of Part 3 metadata and protection to Part 6 annotations and related metadata.
5. To disseminate the information and coordinate the activities carried out by ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29/WG 8 to other ISO TCs, GA4GH and other organizations.
6. To discuss and coordinate WG8 contributions to relevant bioinformatics conferences and events.
7. To collect contributions to the MPEG-G best practice document
8. To collect additional test data useful to be used for the core experiments on Part 6.
9. To investigate privacy protection methods for genomic data and understand how MPEG-G can support their implementation.
10. To compile common test conditions for the evaluation of MPEG-G performance.
11. To investigate how to promote MPEG-G among public health regulators and entities dealing with genomic data formats.
12. To finalize the reference encoder software.
Chairmen
Jaime Delgado (UPC), 
Raymond Krasinski (Philips)
Duration
Until the next WG8 meeting
Reflector(s)
SC29-WG8-AHG@listes.epfl.ch
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Meeting
Yes
Room Size
30
The Thursday and Friday prior to the WG8 meeting from 1 PM CET to 7 PM CET

Ad hoc groups from other meetings:
MPEG 135, MPEG 134, MPEG 133, MPEG 132, MPEG 131