Steering Group minutes 2021/11/04

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Topic Relevant Links

Next meeting: December 14 at 8:30am PT / 5:30pm CET

  • Last meeting of the year

    • Canceled November 25 and December 16

  • Starting back up on January 6 at 6am PT / 3pm CET

BEP31: Microscopy community review kicking off on November 8 and closing November 19

BIDS Steering Group elections

  • Update

    • Minor irregularities such as ballots that are rank 1 for 1st person rank 2 for 2nd and so on

    • Analyzing for more irregularities

  • Have surpassed quorum

(continued) Consider modularizing the specification

  • Components: Raw, derivatives, modeling, and metadata

  • Each have their own common principles to help establish foundation to build upon

  • Ease incorporation process

Clarification of the relationship between BIDS and BIDS-Apps

  • Description/perspective from Steering Group?

> To be addressed in website improvements.

(continued) Writing up BIDS usage survey into blog post

(continued) BEP guidelines - recommend against student leading BEP if it is a requirement for graduation

-> should maybe be added to governance?

-> BEP Lead Guidelines

- RO: This should become part of website.

-> +1 preparing a BEP is okay, requiring acceptance is not

MG: As modalities get more complicated - converters should be built to ease the forking and enhancing process

> RO: Examples generated from multiple labs with ad hoc or common converters.

> RP: Letters of support? Statement of relation to existing standards?

Franco Pestilli’s BIDS-connectivity grant

  • MG: I’d be especially interested to hear if we are straining maintainers too much by trying to get 7 BEPs merged within two years

Guest scheduling:

January 27 - Franco Pestilli joining to discuss scope of BIDS-connectivity grant

February 17 - BEP34 (computational models) joining to discuss their BEP


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