IEEE P1076.1 Working Group Telco Meeting Minutes - February 10, 2016, 8am PST (16:00 UTC)

Status: approved by WG on March 9, 2016


  • Ernst Christen, Mentor Graphics (WG chair)
  • Zhichao Deng, Synopsys (WG Vice Chair)
  • Alain Vachoux, EPFL (LRM editor)
  • Joachim Haase (note taker)
This was a web meeting. Attendees constitute a quorum. The main discussion topics of the meeting are covered by the meeting slides. The minutes complement the meeting slides.


  • Call to order
  • Approval of agenda
  • Administrative issues
    • Minutes of December 8, 2015 meeting
    • Review of IEEE patent policy
    • end of life
    • Officer elections
  • Project discussion
    • Review of LCSs: 201x-02, 201x-05, 201x-11, 201x-12, 201x-14
    • Approval of revised LCSs, where possible
    • Discussion on new LCSs
    • LRM status
  • Next meeting
  • AOB
  • Adjourn
Agenda was approved.

Call to order

Ernst started the meeting at 8:04 am PST.

Approval of agenda

Agenda was approved with no objections. Zhichao moved to approve. Alain seconded.

Administrative issues

Approval of December 8, 2015 minutes
The December 8, 2015 minutes were approved. Alain moved to approve. Zhichao seconded.

Patent policy
Ernst offered to show the patent policy slides, but presentation was unnecessary since the attendees are all regulars. end of life
Ernst did the Twiki migration to the new server He also did the e-mail reflector migration to IEEE listserv. New mailing list is E-mail archive needs additional look. The old e-mail archive is still available.

Officer elections
The voting period was ended in December 2015. Ernst Christen was re-elected as Chair of the WG for another two-year term. Zhichao Deng was re-elected as Vice Chair.

There is no progress concerning copyright permissions for packages and other material for VHPI that will be part of the revised IEEE Std 1076.1.

Project discussion

Review of LCSs
A overview on the status of the Language Change Specifications is represented in the meeting slides. Alain reviewed LCS 201x-11 Declarations, LCS 201x-13 Predefined language environment, and LCS 201x-14 Elaboration and execution. Zhichao intends to send information regarding LCS-201x-05 Expressions to Ernst.

All clauses are covered.

Approval of revised LCSs, where possible
LCSs 201x-02 Simulations cycle will be marked as approved after updating a reference to the MATH_REAL package.

Discussion on new LCSs
Ernst submitted LCS 201x-15 Standard tool directives. LCS needs to be reviewed.

LRM status
The P1076.1-201X LRM editing information is provided in the Member-only area. Start LRM was created. All further changes are driven by the LCSs.

Other projects
There was no progress of the Table-Driven Modeling project and the Vector/Matrix Operation project. It shall be clarified whether another LCS is necessary for Frequency-Domain Modelling. VHPI integration shall be discussed in the next meeting.

Project Planning
The schedule was updated and can be found in the meeting slides.There is a slip by three month compared to the original plan.

Next meeting

The next WG meetings will take place on March 9, 2016 and April 13, 2016.


No other business.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:20 am PST.

-- Joachim Haase - 2016-03-04

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