through December: JPEG2000 Part I (the core
system) in final stage of becoming an International
Standard. Put out to all interested national
bodies in ISO for vote. Should result in acceptance
as a full International Standard in December
The committee Draft
was elevated to Final Committee Draft.
Agreement was reached on the first Committee
Draft of the JPEG2000 standard.
Significant milestone in the standardization
File extension was changed from .j2k to .jp2
for fear of y2k negative associations.
Experiments to optimize
the working draft.
File extension named J2K.
Call for proposals
and contributions to the standard made.
Algorithm and architecture decided.
Wavelet compression chosen as core.