MPEG-G Draft International Standard at MPEG 122 – San Diego

During the 122nd MPEG meeting in San Diego La Jolla, the MPEG-G standards reach Draft International Standard for transport and compression technologies The extensive usage of high-throughput deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequencing technologies opens up new perspectives in the treatment of several diseases and enables “precision medicine”. As DNA sequencing technologies produce extremely large amounts of…

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MPEG – G Workshop: from Standards to Deployment

Workshop on Processing of Genomic Information: From Standards to Deployment Organized by the Italian Institute for Genomic Medicine, International Organisation for Standardisation Technical Committee 276 “Biotechnology” and MPEG, a workshop on applications of genomic information processing has been held on 19th July 2017 in Torino, Italy, co-located with the 119th MPEG meeting. The workshop explored the opportunities for…

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MPEG 114 – San Diego

Genome compression progresses toward standardization At its 114th meeting, MPEG has progressed its exploration of genome compression toward formal standardization. The 114th meeting included a seminar to collect additional perspectives on genome data standardization, and a review of technologies that had been submitted in response to a Call for Evidence (CfE). The purpose of that…

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